Mothers are the most beloved beings in our lives and they deserve a special day for their efforts at helping us become healthy, happy, and fulfilled individuals.
Mothers’s Day is a celebration of the unconditional support and love of our mothers, and it reminds us to never take them for granted. Mothers are our superheroes. Check out these mothers day quotes to see why.
1. On the Unique Power of Mothers
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. ~ Cardinal Mermillod
Mothers are irreplaceable because they are the most selfless and loving people in our lives. Their loyalty and concern for our well-being knows no boundaries. Mothers love us for who we are, despite any of our flaws or mistakes.
2. On Mothers’ Forgiveness and Love
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. ~ Honore de Balzac
Being a mother is not easy because mothers always feel it is their duty to put their children first. Even when the children hurt them, mothers still find within them the power to forget and forgive.
3. On Maternal Love
The only love that I really believe in is a mother’s love for her children. ~ Karl Lagerfeld
Love has many shapes and forms and most people confuse it with attraction, attachment, or friendship. Only a mother’s love is always sincere and straightforward. Mothers never pretend or deceive with their affection.
4. On Divine Motherhood
No man is poor who has a Godly mother. ~ Abraham Lincoln
Knowing that our mothers are always willing to help and confort us is a very uplifting thought. Mothers are our confidants, therapists, and best friends all in one. With such a divine presence in our lives we can never feel poor or unloved.
5. On Being a Mother
Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation. ~ Robert A. Heinlein
Nobody teaches women how to be great mothers. They learn it step by step, following confidently their intuition. Not every woman knows what makes a good mother, yet with a proper attitude, she can easily learn.
6. On a Mother’s Smile
My mom smiled at me. Her smile kind of hugged me. ~ R.J. Palacio
Seeing our mothers smile makes us happy because we want the best for them. We know we could never repay them for all their amazing love and support, yet we take joy in their hapiness. Our mothers’ smiles remind us of all that is good and pure.
7. On Comfort and Support
The best place to cry is on a mother’s arms. ~ Jodi Picoult
Mothers never judge us for being vulnerable. They always welcome us in their arms and give us a comfortable place of solace and peace where we can be ourselves. A mother’s arms is the safest place in the world.
8. On Pure Love
I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know. ~ Mitch Albom
There is something really special in the relationship between a mother and her children. It is a pure bond of affection and selflessness incomparable to any other type of relationship. We recognize this pure love in our mother’s eyes and we strive to love in the same way.
9. On Inspiration
Everything I am is because of my mom. ~ Sarah Michelle Gellar
We could never measure the influence of a mother on her child’s life. Mothers bring us into the world and guide us through life from our very first steps. They help us discover who we are and show us how to grow into well-rounded individuals.
10. On Acceptance
Mother’s ways are higher than others, even when everyone rejects, mother accepts with her arms open and wide. ~ Amit Ray
Life always finds a way to disappoint us when we least expect it, especially when it comes to relationships. Even if we would lose hope in other relationships, we can always remain sure of our mothers’ love. A mother’s love is constant, unlimited, and eternal.
11. On Motherhood
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. ~ Barbara Kingsolver
Motherhood seems like an otherwordly condition. It can transform any woman in a boundless source of love and affection, and it can convince her to sacrifice herself hapily for the sake of her child. If people are naturally selfish to a degree, mothers show us the power of selflessness.
12. On Mothers’ Sacred Mission
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers. ~ Rudyard Kipling
With their caring and loving nature, mothers are a soothing presence in our lives, reminding us of the divine, protective love of God. When God cannot answer our prayers, we have our mothers to reach too. Mothers never leave us with unanswered requests.
13. On strength
If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? ~ Milton Berle
Mothers are the most hardworking people on the planet. Not only that they fulfill many roles at a time, but they are also passionately responsible about everything they do. They do their jobs and take care of the family while always remaining an inspiring, positive presence.
14. On Connection
Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face. ~ George Eliot
For his first years in the world, a child bonds mostly with his mother, who is a constant, protective presence in his life. Learning to love our mothers’ beautiful figures is our first step in deciphering the secrets of love itself. We discover love from our mothers and we never forget its power.
15. On Unconditional Love
Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. ~ Erich Fromm
Mothers never impose conditions on their love. They don’t demand rewards and don’t ask for appreciation. They love simply, as it would be the easiest thing in the world. Since it is not a love we work for but which exists by itself, we can not lose our mothers’ love.
16. On the Beginning of Love
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. ~ Robert Browning
Motherhood can be described as the source of all the love in the world. Our mothers give us love and teach us to love in our turn. We take their love and share it to our children. By this subtle, yet eficient process, mothers rule the world.
17. On Lullabies
There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing. ~ Billy Sunday
Mothers inspire great love in their children that is why everything they do seems to possess magical qualities. Their words, gestures, jokes, and songs are always precious and unique to us because mothers put a lot of love and care into them.
18. On Instinct and Intuition
Most mothers are instinctive philosophers. ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe
One of the favorite activities of mothers is giving advice to their children. They love to share their experience and insights, hoping to serve as a mentor. The surprising thing is that mothers are usually right. Their intuition is unbeatable.
19. On the Mother – Child Relationship
Children are the anchors of a mother’s life. ~ Sophocles
When a woman becomes a mother, her life changes completely as she redefines a new centre of focus. Her child becomes her ultimate concern and she can not separate her life from the life of her child. Being a mother enlarges and changes a woman’s life forever.
20. On Maternal Hugs
A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go. ~ Unknown
We never forget our mothers’ hugs. In our darkest and most difficult moments, we remember them with joy, serenity, and appreciation. We close our eyes and recapture with our eyes the lovely memory of the warmest embrace.
21. On Fathers and Mothers
It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it. ~ The Golden Girls
Being a parent is a challenge for anyone, yet mother encounters its own set of difficulties, different than that of a father. Mothers bear the burden of birth and for this reason, they develop a different type of bond with their children, a bond that asks for many responsibilities.
22. On Truth
In the end, Mothers are always right. No one else tells the truth. ~ Randy Susan Meyers
Mothers seem to have a special intuitive power when it comes to their children. They are usually right in all their predictions and their advice is always sound. Moreover, mothers know how to be sincere and speak the truth without hurting anyone.
23. On the Power of Mothers
Mothers possess a power beyond that of a king on his throne. ~ Mabel Hale
The mother is the most influential and powerful figure in one’s life. Mothers know us better than we might know ourselves, yet they never abuse their power. They reign with gentleness and modesty from the shadow.
24. On Stories and Beginnings
But behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begins. ~ Mitch Albom
Our story begins and it is defined by our parents. It starts with our mothers falling in love and deciding to bring us into the world. As our own stories unfold, our mothers remain one of the most important forces of our destiny.
25. On Mothers’ Pride
There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. ~ Chinese Proverb
Mothers take great pride in their children, yet they do so without harm. It is not a competition for them, but rather a display of affection. They see in their children the best of themselves and of the men they love.
26. On Becoming a Mother
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. ~ Rajneesh
Becoming a mother is a big step in a woman’s life. The transition is sudden and irreversible. Most women find themselves lost when talking about motherhood. Only when they hold their baby for the first time they discover how to bring to the surface the mother that hides within their heart.
27. On Parenting
Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs… since the payment is pure love. ~ Mildred B. Vermont
Dedicated mothers do not take care of their children hoping of some kind of compensation. Despite not asking for anything, they receive the most precious gift, which is the love of their children.
28. On Real Support
Mother – that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. ~ T. DeWitt Talmage
Mothers loves to hear us talk about our successes and to comfort us for our failures. They always provide us with a shoulder to cry on. They listen to our rants and complaints without making us feel guilty. For all they do for us, mothers are our dearest people.
29. On Selfless Love
A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. ~ Sophia Loren
Mothers never think only about themselves. Their children are always a priority, yet they never see this as a sacrifice. Great mothers are happy when they can do the best for both themselves and their children, and never complain about compromises.
30. On Mothers’ Authority
An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest. ~ Spanish Proverb
Priests make great advisers, yet nobody can replace the knowledge and the experience of a mother. Mothers have their unique gifts for counseling, guiding, and comforting us. The authority of a mother goes beyond any other.
31. On Miracles of Love
My mother is a walking miracle. ~ Leonardo DiCaprio
For a child, his mother is a being able of wonders. He sees his mother as resourceful, knowledgeable, kind, and inspiring. Because of this, most of us worship our mothers and they deserve it.