49 Mother’s Day Quotes that Will Make Mom Feel Special

Write your Mom a letter of appreciation on Mother’s Day – these quotes will definitely brighten up her day. So make sure you add one!

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Mother’s Day is the time to celebrate the mothers of our lives.

There can be many mothers in our lives, namely

  • the woman who gave birth to you and raised you
  • any woman who stood like a mother figure to you while growing up
  • your mother-in-law
  • relatives and friends who are mothers

Mother’s Day is an occasion made especially for them and we should work to let them know that they are greatly appreciated.

Sometimes, no matter how hard we try, we just can not find the right words to express how much we love and value our mothers.

Luckily, we have the words of writers, poets, singers, actors, and many more to help us express the words that we can not come up with on our own.

Here, we have gathered 49 of the best Mother’s Day quotes that you can use to make your Mom feel extra special.

Here we go!

Mother’s Day Quotes 1-10

There is a story behind everything. But behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begin.

Mitch Albom
Mother's Day quotes by Mitch Albom

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.

Sophie Loren
Mother's Day quotes by Sophie Loren

I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me.

Abraham Lincoln
Mother's Day quotes by Abraham Lincoln

Without you there would be no me.
I am everything reflected in your eyes.
I am everything approved by your smile.
I am everything born of your guidance.
I am me only because of you.

Richelle Goodrich
Mother's Day quotes by Richelle Goodrich

A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.

Agatha Christie
Mother's Day quotes by Agatha Christie

A mother’s love liberates.

Maya Angelou
Mother's Day quotes by Maya Angelou

A mother gives you life, a mother-in-law gives you her life.

Amit Kalantri
Mother's Day quotes by Amit Kalantri

There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.

Elder Russell Ballard
Mother's Day quotes by Elder Russell Ballard

The only place you were nearly safest was your mother’s womb.

Dido Stargaze
Mother's Day quotes by Dido Stargaze

She sacrifices her dream to make my dream come true

Luffina Lourduraj
Mother's Day quotes by Luffina Lourduraj

Mother’s Day Quotes 11-20

In a child’s eyes, a mother is a goddess. She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love either way. I am convinced that this is the greatest power in the universe.

NK Jemisin
Mother's Day quotes by NK Jemisin

A mother understands what a child does not say.

Jewish Proverb
Mother's Day quotes from a Jewish Proverb

From her thighs, she gives you life
And how you treat she who gives you life
Shows how much you value the life
Given to you by the Creator.

Suzy Kassem
Mother's Day quotes by Suzy Kassem

When we are in trouble, the first person we think of is our precious mother.

Debasish Mridha
Mother's Day quotes by Debasish Mridha

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
Mother's Day quotes by Tenneva Jordan

That’s the wonderful thing about mothers: You can because you must, and you just do.

Kate Winslet
Mother's Day quotes by Kate Winslet

Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heart throb.

Leroy Brownlow
Mother's Day quotes by Leroy Brownlow

Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.

Susan Gale
Mother's Day quotes by Susan Gale

When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.

Charley Benetto
Mother's Day quotes by Charley Benetto

Thank you, Mom, for the way you managed yourself during the childish, mean, selfish, insensitive, irresponsible, unreasonable, hateful moments I put you through. From your example I learned to be patient, positive, kind, selfless, sympathetic, reliable, sensible, and loving. You have my endless appreciation.

Richelle Goodrich
Mother's Day quotes by Richelle Goodrich

Mother’s Day Quotes 21-30

My mother is pure radiance. She is the sun I can touch and kiss and hold without getting burnt.

Sanober Khan
quotes by Sanober Khan

You loved me before seeing me
You love me in all my mistakes.
You will love me for what I am.

Luffina Lourduraj
quotes by Luffina Lourduraj

Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.

Erich Fromm
quotes by Erich Fromm

Authority is just and faithful in all matters of promise-keeping; it is also considerate, and that is why a good mother is the best home-ruler.

Charlotte Mason
quotes by Charlotte Mason

My mother reminds me of her painting palette. Her vibrant moods are swirls of color. She is witty, kooky orange one minute and reckless, sexy red the next. She is shades of sunshine and sunflower petals, and she is a circle of black, burrowing in a deep hole of depression and sadness. My mom is sincerely flawed and beautiful, making it hard not to fall in love with her.

Susie Newman
quotes by Susie Newman

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
quotes by Jodi Picoult

I think of the most comforting and caring word I can. I point to myself and say, ‘Mother’.

Katie Hale
quotes by Katie Hale

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
quotes by Maya Angelou

A mother’s love endures through all.

Washington Irving
quotes by Washington Irving

I’ve got her spirit
She always got my back
When I look at her
I think, I want to be just like that.

Lauren Alaina
quotes by Lauren Alaina

Mother’s Day Quotes 31-40

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
quotes by Amit Ray

All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

Abraham Lincoln
quotes by Abraham Lincoln

The most beautiful word on the lips of mankind is the word ‘Mother’, and the most beautiful call is the call of my mother.

Kahlil Gibran
quotes by Kahlil Gibran

You’re my beginning, my story, my poetry, and my inspiration. You instilled life’s purpose and mission in my heart. You’re my beloved mother

Debasish Mridha
quotes by Debasish Mridha

Motherhood brings you to your knees in a way that doesn’t leave room for you to judge others. It makes you see that there’s no ideal — a constant struggle, constantly compromising, but ultimate love.

Maggie Gyllenhaal
quotes by Maggie Gyllenhaal

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.

Honore de Balzac
quotes by Honore de Balzac

Her hands held me gently from the day I took my first breath.
Her hands helped to guide me as I took my first step.
Her hands held me close when the tears would start to fall.
Her hands were quick to show me that she would take care of it all.

Katherine Tynan
quotes by Katherine Tynan

To children their mother’s sight is like a hug and their mother’s smile is like a kiss.

Amit Kalantri
quotes by Amit Kalantri

I am who I am or dream to be because of my mother.

Nadine Sadaka Boulos
quotes by Nadine Boulos

When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ It is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.

Erma Bombeck
quotes by Erma Bombeck

Mother’s Day Quotes 41-49

Mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.

Marion C. Garretty
quotes by Marion Garretty

There is one soul above all others
That you must always show patience, respect, and trust
And this woman is your mother.

Suzy Kassem
quotes by Suzy Kassem

Having kids — the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings — is the biggest job anyone can embark on.

Maria Shriver
quotes by Maria Shriver

There’s no understanding the power of a mother … when a son’s fate is at stake, no detective in the world can find more clues than a mother.

Fabio Moon
quotes by Fabio Moon

A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.

Amit Kalantri
quotes by Amit Kalantri

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.

Jessica Lange
quotes by Jessica Lange

All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.

George Washington
quotes by George Washington

If I were asked to define motherhood, I would have defined it as love in its purest form. Unconditional love.

Revathi Sankaran
quotes by Revathi Sankaran

God could not be everywhere, and therefore He made mothers.

Rudyard Kipling
mother's day quotes by Rudyard Kipling

Add any of these quotes to your gift!

Since we were kids, mothers have been our role models, best friends, trusted confidants, protectors, and support systems. A mother’s love is truly unconditional and it is too beautiful to be captured in just a few words.

We hope you have found a quote above that can help you tell your Mom how much you love and appreciate her. Insert these quotes into a Mother’s Day card, a social media post, or a good morning text on Mother’s Day and rest assured, your mom will feel special when she reads it!

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