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Mother's Day Quotes - The Best Collection of Mother's Day Quotes

Updated on May 7, 2016
Mother's Day Quotes
Mother's Day Quotes

This is a collection of the best Mother's Day Quotes that you can use to tell your mom how you feel about her!

No matter how you celebrate Mother's Day this year, don't forget to tell your mom you love her and how special she is. Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. This year Mother's Day falls on May 8, 2016, so don't forget!


The tender hands, the loving care

That filled my childhood years;

The gentle songs of evening sung.

That lulled away my fears;

The tolerance, her simple faith,

Through life's imeptuous reign;

Her silent watching helpfulness,

Come back to me again.

-- James C. Singer, "Mother", 1929

Special Inspirational Quotes for Mother's Day

God could not be everywhere, so He made mothers. ~ The Talmud

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

There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. ~ Chinese Proverb

Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly. ~ Ambrose Bierce

Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love. ~ Mildred B. Vermont

Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. ~ Marion C. Garretty

A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after. ~ Peter De Vries [Funny Mother's Day Quotes]


M is for the million things she gives me.

O means only that she's soft to hold.

T for the things she tries to teach me.

H is for her heart of purest gold.

E for her eyes with love light shining.

R means right and right she'll always be.

Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. ~ T. DeWitt Talmage

All you love, all your caring ways, all your giving these years are the reasons why my heart thinks of you on Mothers Day with a wish for happiness and a world full of love.

A mother understands what a child does not say. ~ Jewish Proverb

Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age. ~ William Feather

Origins of Mother's Day

All mothers are working mothers. ~ Author Unknown

A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts. ~ Washington Irving

Mothers Day is in honor of the best Mother who ever lived - the Mother of your heart ~ Anna Jarvis

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      mothers-day-2009 8 years ago

      Thanks for sharing, I enjoyed the quotes.

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      GLORY 9 years ago

      Mother is an important person in everyone's life.These sweet quotes express our innermost thoughts about our own mother.

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      amy jane 9 years ago from Connecticut

      Beautiful! Thanks for sharing these :)

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      painternc 9 years ago from asheville,nc

      Thanks for all the inspiration. The words express so many facets of Mother's - that is so powerful

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      Michelle Simtoco 10 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Nice quotations. :-)