90 Best Mother’s Day Quotes, Wishes & Images for Moms

Looking for the most beautiful quotes for Mother’s Day? We have rounded up the best collection of Mother’s Day quotes, sayings, wishes, messages, and greetings to express your unconditional love for your mother.

Mother’s Day is a special day celebrated annually in honor of mothers and motherhood. The day is celebrated on different dates around the world, but in most countries, it is observed on the second Sunday of May.

As quoted by Rudyard Kipling; “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” – This is the best line in which I can summarize my love for my Mother!

Mother’s Day is a special day to take out time and show your appreciation for the love, care, and sacrifices that mothers make for families.

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It is a day to express gratitude and affection for the women who have nurtured and supported us throughout our lives with their unconditional love.

Mother’s Day in 2024 is on Sunday, the 12th of May. A day to express your love, support, care, and compassion for your mother, the most special lady in your life.

Mother’s Day is celebrated in various ways around the world, but one of the most common ways is by exchanging heartfelt messages and gifts.

Mother’s Day quotes offer a meaningful and heartfelt way to express our love and appreciation for the incredible women in our lives.

Top 10 Mother’s Day Quotes For 2024

  1. “My mother is a walking miracle.” — Leonardo DiCaprio                                                                                       

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  2. “The best place to cry is in a mother’s arms.” — Jodi Picoult
  3. “All I am I owe to my mother.”— George Washington
  4. “A mother’s love endures through all.” — Washington Irving
  5. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.”- Jessica Lange
  6. “To the world, you are a mother, but to your family, you are the world.”— Unknown                                                       

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    mother’s day quotes
  7. “The mother’s heart is the child’s school-room.”— Henry Ward Beecher
  8. “To a child’s ear, ‘mother’ is magic in any language.”— Arlene Benedict
  9. “I can imagine no heroism greater than motherhood.”— Lance Conrad
  10. “Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.”— Lin Yutang

Best Mother’s Day Sayings

  1. “Mothers possess a power beyond that of a king on his throne.”— Mabel Hale
  2. “All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.”— Abraham Lincoln
  3. “Mothers can look through a child’s eyes and see tomorrow.” — Reed Markham
  4. “A mother is a mother still, the holiest thing alive.”— Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  5. “When Jack Burns needed to hold his mother’s hand, his fingers could see in the dark.”
  6. “Mom had the kind of love for her that you could feel like it was part of the atmosphere.”
  7. “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had.”— Linda Wooten
  8. “Mothers were the only ones you could depend on to tell the whole, unvarnished truth.”
  9. “This is what we do, my mother’s life said. We find ourselves in the sacrifices we make.”
  10. “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.”— Barbara Kingsolver

Heart-Touching Mother’s Day Quotes

  1. “No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.”— Edwin Chapin
  2. “The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the heart of a mother.”— St. Therese of Lisieux
  3. “A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.”— Irish Proverb
  4. “When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find.”— Mitch Albom​​
  5. “Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me.”— Lady Gaga
  6. “Mother—that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.” —T. Dewitt Talmage
  7. “That’s the wonderful thing about mothers: You can because you must, and you just do.”- Kate WInslet
  8. “Mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.”— Marion C. Garretty
  9. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.”- Honoré de Balzac
  10. “Don’t poets know it better than others? God can’t always be everywhere: and, so, invented mothers.”— Sir Edwin Arnold
  11. “What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?”— Rose Kennedy
  12. “Having kids—the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings—is the biggest job anyone can embark on.”— Maria Shriver
  13. “Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.”
  14. “Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.”
  15. “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
  16. “As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.”

Cute And Short Mother’s Day Quotes

  1. “A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.”
  2. “The world needs our mothers.” —Liya Kebede
  3. “We are born of love; love is our mother.” —Rumi
  4. “My mother is a walking miracle.” —Leonardo DiCaprio
  5. “A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.”
  6. “There is nothing as sincere as a mother’s kiss.” —Saleem Sharma
  7. “A mother understands what a child does not say.” —Jewish proverb
  8. “A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” —Amy Tan
  9. “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” —George Eliot
  10. “Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.” —Kahil Gibran
  11. “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” —Princess Diana
  12. “A mother’s love is more beautiful than any fresh flower.” —Debasish Mridha
  13. “Mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” —Emily Dickinson
  14. “There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.” —Sara Josepha Hale
  15. “All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” —Abraham Lincoln

Sweet Mothers Day Quotes

  1. “A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.”
  2. “Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.”- Harriet Beecher Stowe​​
  3. “Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.”
  4. “The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” —James E. Faust
  5. “There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.” —Elder M. Russell Ballard
  6. “Only mothers can think of the future because they give birth to it in their children.” —Maxim Grosky
  7. “It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?” —Mahatma Gandhi
  8. “Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.” —William Makepeace Thackeray
  9. “Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.” —Susan Gale
  10. “When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Charley Benetto
  11. “Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heartthrob.” —Leroy Brownlow
  12. “Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  13. “My Mother: She is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her. ” —Jodi Picoult
  14. “Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary – it’s an act of infinite optimism.” —Gilda Radner
  15. “My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.” —Lisa Leslie
  16. “To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.” —Maya Angelou
  17. “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

Caring Quotes For Mommy

  1. “Sooner or later, we all quote our mothers.”
  2. “Nothing is really lost until your mom can’t find it.”
  3. “Moms are like buttons — they hold everything together.”
  4. “Mothers don’t sleep. They just worry with their eyes closed.”
  5. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. ” —Robert Browning
  6. “I can only hope to be 10% of the mom mine was to me.”- Charlize Theron
  7. “The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.” —Elaine Heffner
  8. “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”
  9. “Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” —Erich Fromm
  10. “If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” —Stevie Wonder
  11. “There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.” —Jill Churchill
  12. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” —Victor Hugo
  13. “When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Mitch Albom
  14. “In the mother’s eyes, her smile, her stroking touch, the child reads the message: ‘You are there!’” —Adrienne Rich
  15. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” —Cardinal Mermillod
  16. “Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs since the payment is pure love.” —Mildred B. Vermont
  17. “A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” —Honore de Balzac
  18. “There is no velvet so soft as a mother’s lap, no rose as lovely as her smile, no path so flowery as that imprinted with her footsteps.” —Archibald Thompson
  19. “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
  20. “A mother is clothed with strength and dignity, laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks her words are wise and she gives instructions with kindness.” —Proverbs
  21. “A mother’s love is everything. It is what brings a child into this world. It is what molds their entire being. When a mother sees her child in danger, she is literally capable of anything. Mothers have lifted cars off of their children and destroyed entire dynasties. A mother’s love is the strongest energy known to man.” —Jamie McGuire

Funny Mother’s Day Quotes 

  1. “My mom is definitely my rock.”- Alicia Keys
  2. Life doesn’t come with a manual. It comes with a mother.
  3. “The phrase ’working mother’ is redundant.”- Jane Sellman
  4. “An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.” —Spanish Proverb
  5. “Mom, I love you, even though I’ll never accept your friend request.”
  6. “It’s not easy being a mother. If it were, fathers would do it.”- The Golden Girls
  7. “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”- Rudyard Kipling
  8. “If evolution really works, how come mothers have only two hands?” —Milton Berle
  9. “Any mother could do the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease”- Lisa Alther
  10. “Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.”- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  11. “In the end, mothers are always right. No one else tells the truth.”- Randy Susan Meyers
  12. “There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.” — Chinese Proverb
  13. “A mom forgives us all our faults, not to mention one or two we don’t even have.” —Robert Brault
  14. “Once you’re a mom, you’re always a mom. It’s like riding a bike, you never forget.”- Taraji P. Henson
  15. “A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.”- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  16. “I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then, I want to move in with them.” —Phyllis Diller
  17. “We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.”- Laura Stavoe Harm
  18. “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
  19. “When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.”-Erma Bombeck


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