79 Best Short & Famous Inspirational Quotes for Happy Mothers Day

Mothers are always there for us – to support us whenever we need them. In addition, to tell you: being a mother is never an easy task! Be it making breakfast, doing the laundry, or washing the dishes, mothers always have the best ways do these chores easier and faster.

Just imagine how hard it is to live life without your mother’s guidance. While it is possible to live alone, it will not be as easy and fulfilling without the support of our mother. In addition, they provide unconditional love that makes us feel comfortable, satisfied, and loved in their arms.

We want our mothers to feel happy and loved too, and that is what we are going to do today. It’s the perfect time for us to thank our mothers for taking care of us and loving us unconditionally.

79 Inspirational Quotes for Mothers

So, for all the hard work, care, and love mothers provides, here are inspirational quotes to keep every mother happy and inspired every day.

  1. My mother has always been my emotional barometer and my guidance. I was lucky enough to get to have one woman who truly helped me through everything. — Emma Stone

  2. I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. —  Abraham Lincoln

  3. Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face. — George Eliot

  4. It’s a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful. — Roald Dahl

  5. The best place to cry is on a mother’s arms. — Jodi Picoult

  6. A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary. — Dorothy Canfield Fisher

  7. There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one. — Jill Churchill

  8. I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know. — Mitch Albom

  9. Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation. — Robert A. Heinlein

  10. All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. — Abraham Lincoln

  11. If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? — Milton Berle

  12. Most mothers are instinctive philosophers. — Harriet Beecher Stowe

  13. To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow. — Maya Angelou

  14. Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

  15. A mother is a woman who shows you the light when you just see the dark. — Grimaldos Robin

  16. My mother was the dearest, sweetest angel. She didn’t talk; she sang. She was a tower of strength. — Jayne Meadows

  17. Mothers never retire, no matter how old her children are she is always a Mom, always willing to encourage and help her children in any way she can! — Catherine Pulsifer

  18. But there’s a story behind everything. How a picture got on a wall. How a scar got on your face. Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking. But behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begin. ― Mitch Albom

  19. Mother’s love is bliss, is peace, it need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. If it is there, it is like a blessing; if it is not there it is as if all the beauty had gone out of life. — Erich Fromm

  20. I suppose a mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled. — Emily Dickinson

  21. My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart—a heart so large that everybody’s joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation. — Mark Twain

  22. Love as powerful as your mothers for you leaves its own mark … to have been loved so deeply… will give us some protection forever. — J.K. Rowling

  23. A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s. — Princess Diana

  24. 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

  25. My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind. — Michael Jordan

  26. 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 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

  27. My mother is a walking miracle. —Leonardo DiCaprio

  28. There were times when, in middle school and junior high, I didn’t have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always. —Taylor Swift

  29. A mother is the one who is still there when everyone else has deserted you. ― Unknown

  30. The only love that I really believe in is a mother’s love for her children. ― Karl Lagerfeld

  31. You are evidence of your mother’s strength, especially if you are a rebellious knucklehead and regardless she has always maintained her sanity. ― Criss Jami

  32. Sometimes being a good mother gets in the way of being a good person. ― Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

  33. Compassion is like mother giving love to her children. Mother’s ways are higher than others, even when everyone rejects, mother accepts with her arms open and wide. ― Amit Ray

  34. One of the best and the most painful things about time traveling has been the opportunity to see my mother alive. ― Audrey Niffenegger

  35. Children are knives, my mother once said. They don’t mean to, but they cut. And yet we cling to them, don’t we, we clasp them until the blood flows. ― Joanne Harris

  36. I like it when my mother smiles. And I especially like it when I make her smile. ― Adriana Trigiani

  37. My mother is pure radiance. She is the sun i can touch and kiss and hold without getting burnt. ― Sanober Khan

  38. God know that a mother need fortitude and courage and tolerance and flexibility and patience and firmness and nearly every other brave aspect of the human soul. ― Phyllis McGinley

  39. I couldn’t imagine owning beauty like my mothers. I wouldn’t dare. ― Janet Fitch

  40. My mother’s life was way too heavy for me. ― Sue Monk Kidd

  41. There is no teacher equal to mother and there’s nothing more contagious than the dignity of a father. ― Amit Ray

  42. This mothering role will teach you more about yourself than you ever expected. ― Tricia Goyer

  43. She (mother) pushed us to always try harder, to want the best out of our lives, and to always be strong – a lesson she was forced to learn herself when we were all still young. ― Willie Davis

  44. Ofcourse mothers and daughters with strong personalities might see the world from very different points of view. ― Katherine Howe

  45. Even though my father was very strict with us, my dear mother was exactly the opposite. Maybe it was because I was the baby of the family that she treated me specially – but, whatever the reason, whenever I thought about my mother, I envisioned an angel. ― Ludvik Wieder

  46. My gratitude to my dear mother . . . whom I love very much. I will forever be grateful to you for instilling wisdom and Godly values in me. Thank you for being a strong woman of God and never giving up. This has been a very valuable lesson to me as I live and learn. ― Irell Wallace

  47. I can truly say how wonderful, I feel my mother is. She knows exactly when I’m in need, not to mention all the things she does. ― Julie Hebert

  48. A mother understands what a child does not say. ― Proverb

  49. Simply having children does not make mothers. ― John A. Shedd

  50. Many of us who are mothers already know that being a mother is the toughest job there is. In a single day you can travel from the depths of frustration to the pinnacle of elation! ― June Cotner,

  51. Being a mother has been the most challenging and the most rewarding position I will ever hold. ― Cathy Shaffer

  52. I learned from my mother that there is a greatness in all of us, and that all of us are delivered to this world with a mission. ― Les Brown

  53. A mother understands what a child does not say. ― Les Brown Jewish Proverb

  54. A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. ― Les Brown Victor Hugo

  55. 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

  56. We are born of love; Love is our mother. ― Rumi

  57. Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. ― William MakepeaceThackeray

  58. A mother’s love liberates. ― Maya Angelou

  59. A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. ― Cardinal Meymillod

  60. Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother. ― Unknown

  61. A mother, There to support you, And hold you up whenever you need her. ― Laurel Stephens

  62. There’s nothing like your mother’s sympathetic voice to make you want to burst into tears. ― Sophie Kinsella

  63. Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. ― Robert Browning

  64. Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. ― Erich Fromm

  65. Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. ― Barbara Kingsolver

  66. The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. ― Theodore Hesburgh

  67. The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. ― Honore de Balzac

  68. No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed. ― Godfrey Winn

  69. My mother is a strong woman. Her strength comes from being tested by life’s unpredictability. It comes from soldiering on for her children, even when she might rather have given up. I know it hasn’t always come easily, but I also know it’s her greatest gift. ― Matt Lauer

  70. My mother’s wonderful. To me she’s perfection. ― Michael Jackson

  71. The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom. ― Henry Ward Beecher

  72. I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.” ― Antonio Villaraigosa

  73. Call your mother. Tell her you love her. Remember, you’re the only person who knows what her heart sounds like from the inside. — Rachel Wolchin

  74. Blessed is a mother that would give up part of her soul for her children’s happiness. — Shannon L. Alder

  75. 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

  76. No gift to your mother can ever equal her gift to you–life. — Unknown

  77. There’s no bitch on earth like a mother frightened for her kids. — Stephen King

  78. Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love. ― Mildred B. Vermont

  79. Mother – that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. DeWitt Talmage

Final Thought

When was the last time you said ‘I love you’ to your mother? Do you still remember it? If not, then do it as soon as possible! It’s never too late to show your love to your mom. Make them feel special and loved not only today, but every day.

Their unconditional love and care are what makes you a better individual today – don’t ever forget that! Of course, we want the best for our mother, and for that to happen, you can begin by simply thanking them and showing them love – this will make them feel happy, inspired, and loved.

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