Inspirational Quotes About Mothers

Mother's day is a special time to think about and express gratitude to mothers everywhere. It is a day set aside to give mothers a special treat.

On this special day, every year thousands of children make their own Mother's Day card. These are made with great love and care and often treasured by mothers long after their children have grown up and left home.

But if you are short of words, here are some inspirational and heart touching quotes from writers from all over the world who have expressed their feelings and love to their mothers.

  • A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path. -Agatha Christie
  • What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles? - Louisa May Alcott (Littler Women, 1868)
  • A mother is someone who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take - Unknown
  • An ounce of a mother is worth a pound of clergy - Spanish Proverb

  • Blaming mother is just a negative way of clinging to her still - Nancy Friday
  • Motherhood: All love begins and ends thee. -Robert Browning
  • The future destiny of a child is always the work of the mother. - Napoleon Bonaparte
  • A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary. - Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • Anyone who doesn't miss the pass never had a mother. - Gregory Nunn
  • Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.- Amos Bronson Alcott

  • The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. - Honore de Balzac
  • All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother. - Abraham Lincoln
  • A mother's love is something we keep locked deep in our hearts, always knowing it will be there to comfort us.- Harmony Ferrario
  • Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind. -Kahil Gibran
  • A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. - Victor Hugo

  • When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice once for herself and once for her child.- Sophia Loren (Women and Beauty)
  • No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement. - Florida Scott-Maxwell
  • Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother - Oprah Winfrey
  • God could not be everywhere and therefore He made mothers.- Jewish Proverbs
  • A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.- Tenneva Jordan

  • Mothers hold their children hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. - Anonymous
  • The role of a mother is probably the most important career a woman can have. -Janet Mary Riley
  • A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled - Emily Dickinson
  • A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest. - Irish Proverb
  • No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother's love. - Edwin H Chapin
  • Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; a mother's secret hope outlives them all. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • I remember my mother's prayers, and they have always followed me. They clung to me all my life- Abraham Lincoln
  • Mother: that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. - T. DeWitt Talmage
  • Motherhood is priced of God, at price no man may dare, to lessen or misunderstand. -Helen Hunt Jackson
  • Everyone who quotes proverbs will quote this proverb about you: "Like mother, like daughter."  -Ezek 16:44


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Vladimir Uhri 7 years ago from HubPages, FB

I love your hubs. Nice meeting you.

trish 7 years ago

these are great quotes for mother's day, thanks for creating this hub.

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MJoyce 7 years ago from Australia Author

@Vladimir - thank you very much for dropping by.

@trish - Yes mother's day is a special day so, don't forget to do something for your mum on this special day.

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Melody Lagrimas 7 years ago from Philippines

Oh, this is such a beautiful hub for mothers. I really like it, thanks.

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frogyfish 7 years ago from Central United States of America

Oh, so many beautiful sayings of truth. Thank you so for sharing.

I just became your fan too.

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Charia Samher 7 years ago

I've been touched by all the wonderful quotes in here. Thanks for sharing.

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ripplemaker 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

Hello MJoyce, I am so happy to have stumbled upon your hub!! I have added this to my Largest Collection of Inspirational Quotes on Hubpages. :-) If you want to check it out, may I post the link? Thanks for sharing these quotes.

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katyzzz 6 years ago from Sydney, Australia

This is just so beautiful, I just wish any or all of my children would read it.

janaki 6 years ago

its really nice and touching

ice 5 years ago

it is really nice it touches my heart and soul!!!!!!!!!!!

Sunil 5 years ago

I love my mom :) she is my breath.

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John Sarkis 5 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

Nice hub - hits home with Mother's day being just three days away :)


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Fluffy77 5 years ago from Enterprise, OR

Really nice tribute to Mom, Mother's day is such a very sweet time.

maimoona 5 years ago

i love my mother.nice hubs my all good wishes are with you. thanks

sakhi bhatia 5 years ago

nice 1

heart 5 years ago

you are all lucky because you are still having a MOTHER

but me.. i always sad for the memories of my MOM...

i don't know how 2 move on ....wat should i do ??

Charity 4 years ago

I too am feeling alone without my mother... she fell asleep holding my hand. Just remember you never have to forget her, but to remember her and her Love... and moving forward knowing she will always be there holding our hands....

Palak 4 years ago

I love my mom more than anythng in ths world

As 4 years ago

These are really awesome quotes and i am making a ring for my mother and i am using one of these quotes on it

catalina e. de polonia 4 years ago

mother's we're made to be perfect in their own right! congratz mom's!

aarif 4 years ago

she is everything,just can't express and papa u papa and Ammi 4ever.

Prakyath shetty 4 years ago

I can't live without my mom presence. love you maa,,,

ginni 4 years ago

i luv mah mma......

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jainismus 4 years ago from Pune, India

Great Hub with great quotes. Voted up and shared.

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singhrakeshs 4 years ago from Gurgaon, India

Really Nice hub posting for mothers. Thanks for sharing

Voted up + Interesting@@@@@

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shampa sadhya 4 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

Voted up and interesting!

Loved it. I also wrote a hub on mothers few days ago and one last year too. This year I have presented some poems of different nature. I would love to have your comment on the hub.

mark 4 years ago

thanks for my mother's who thought me allot to dream to my self and to fulfill it. thanks ma!

Anupama shrivastava 4 years ago

It is very true-God couldn't be everywhere dere4 he made Mother-Thanks 4 dis heart touching quotes.i want to be a best mother........

jayn miro 3 years ago

pls. add more inspirational quotes!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Nan Sanay Tun 3 years ago

My mom is my power in my life. My mom is always beautiful and innocent in my eyes.

swathi 3 years ago

i love my mom like anything in this world

Christina 16 months ago

My mom ( & dad ) means so much to me, I love them both so much. :)


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