Mom Quotes: Famous Quotes that Reflect on the Power of a Mother's Love
Below are mom quotes that will inspire you as a mother and give rise to reflections on the woman who raised you. Whether your mother was caring or strict or somewhere in between, if she had your best interests in mind, then she fits the definition of a mother.
The quotes and poems below make great little sayings to tuck into a Mother Day gift card or for a card that you send "just because you care." If you are a mother, select your favorite quotes and print them out to inspire you in your daily interactions with your child.
No painter's brush, nor poet's pen
In justice to her fame
Has ever reached half high enough
To write a mother's name.
Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
~William Makepeace Thackeray~
Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes~
All mothers are working mothers.
One lamp - thy mother's love - amid the stars
Shall lift its pure flame changeless, and before
The throne of God, burn through eternity -
Holy - as it was lit and lent thee here.
~Nathaniel Parker Willis~
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
~Honoré de Balzac~
All I am, I owe to my mother.
God sees us through our Mothers' eyes and rewards us for our virtues.
Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother.
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
~Henry Ward Beecher~
Men are what their mothers made them.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson~
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
If evolution really works how come mothers only have two hands?
The phrase "working mother" is redundant.
Everything I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother
The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes~
The tie which links mother and child is of such pure and immaculate strength as to be never violated.
A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother.
A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love
~Thomas C. Haliburton~
Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love.
~Mildred B. Vermont~
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.
If I was damned of body and soul,
I know whose prayers would make me whole,
Mother o' mine, O mother o'mine.
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