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101 quotes about mom




If you are looking for quotes about mothers or some special words to say Happy Birthday Mom then you have come to the right place!


Moms usually hold a pretty special place in our heart but often it's hard to find the right words to express the way we feel. Is it even possible to adequately describe that amazing feeling?


Without further ado, here are 101 eloquent quotes which perfectly express the words Happy Birthday Mom or I Love You Mom:


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1 – Mother-love is the great, surging, divine current that plays forever through humanity. Elbert Hubbard 


2 – Mothers give up so much, so that their children can have so much. Catherine Pulsifer 


3 – A mother is the one who is still there when everyone else has deserted you. Author Unknown


4 – 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 


5 – After all the definitions and expression of thoughts on Mother, I still feel that 'who is mother' is a question that cannot be answered satisfactorily by words and one has to experience the love, nurturing, compassion and empathy of a mother at a personal level to know what is mother. Sanjay Kali 


6 – Mothering is one of the most rewarding assignments that women have been given while at the same time, it is one of the most difficult. A'Shellarien Anthony


7 – Simply having children does not make mothers. John A. Shedd 


8 – 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


9 – My mother] always said I was beautiful and I finally believed her at some point. —Lupita Nyong’o


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


11 – Because I feel that, in the Heavens above, the angels, whispering to one another, can find, among their burning terms of love, none so devotional as that of ‘Mother' —Edgar Allen Poe


12 – When I was a young boy, something that my mom always emphasized to my siblings and me is that it was never okay to just get bye, be average or mediocre. She encouraged us to chase our dreams, but always keep God first in our lives. Joseph Woodley, 


13 – My mother taught me to be nice to everybody. And she said something before I left home. She said, ‘I want you to always remember that the person you are in this world is a reflection of the job I did as a mother. —Jason Segel


14 – My mother's love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters. Michelle Obama 


15 – Usually it is our biological mother or permanent mother substitute who profoundly influences our perceptions about ourselves, our lives, and our significant relationships. Brenda Hunter

16 – May is a time we get many reminders to pause and take time to acknowledge the contributions of mothers to our lives. Deborah Chelette-Wilson 


17 – I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is. Oprah Winfrey 


18 – 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


19 – Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me. —Lady Gaga


20 – Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears. —Kate Winslet


21 –  She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings.


22 – Life doesn’t come with a manual. It comes with a mother.


23 – 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 imagine a life without her. Kristin Hannah


24 – The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children. Jessica Lange


25 – Home isn’t home without mother. Home is where you mom is.


26 – So many times you feel like you’ve failed but in the eyes, heart and mind of your mind you are super mom.


27 – Mama: the glue that holds everything together even when she feels she may fall apart.


28 – Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite their struggles. Sharon Jaynes


29 – To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world.


30 – A mother: when you’re a child she walks before you to set an example. When you’re a teenager she walks behind you to be there should you need her. When you’re an adult she walks beside you so that as two friends you can enjoy life forever. Author Unknown


31 – Mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.


32 – I do my best because I’m counting on you counting on me. Maya Angelou


33 – The very fact that you worry about being a good mom means that you already are one. Jodi Piccoult


34 – Mama looked into me and saw something worth believing in long before I believed in myself. Keion Jackson


35 – Mom – a title just above Queen.


36 – A hug from mom lasts long after she lets go.


37 – Mother is the bank where we deposit all our hurts and worries. Author Unknown


38 – Children who grow up feeling loved deeply become adults who are prewired to love deeply. Karen Salmansohn


39 – Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are. Dorothy Canfield Fisher


40 – Motherhood is a choice you make every day to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even if you’re not sure what the right thing is…and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong. Donna Hall


41 – God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers. Rudyard Kipling


42 – Mother live is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. Marion C Garretty


43 – No influence is so powerful as that of the mother. Sarah Josepha Hale


44 – Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No instantaneous and forgiving. Gail Tsukiyama


45 – You are my friend, my spirit, my influence towards success. There is no replacement of you. You are the best and will be best forever. I love you my dearest mom.


46 – I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. -Abraham Lincoln


47 – There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one. -Jill Churchill


48 – A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary. -Dorothy Canfield Fisher


49 – Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children. -William Makepeace Thackeray


50 – My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. -George Washington



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51 – A mother's love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking. -Helen Rice


52 – 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


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


54 – A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's. -Diana, Princess of Wales


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


56 – Some mothers are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together. -Pearl S. Buck


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


58 – Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. -Oprah Winfrey


59 – 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, Women and Beauty


60 – The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. -Honoré de Balzac


61 – Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. -Meryl Streep


62 – This mothering role will teach you more about yourself than you ever expected. Tricia Goyer, Teen Mom: You're Stronger Than You Think 


63 – The phrase "working mother" is redundant. -Jane Sellman


64 – A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” —Victor Hugo


65 – [A] mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled. —Emily Dickinson


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


67 – Kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. It’s the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long run. —Barbara Kingsolver


68 – 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


69 – 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


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


71 – My mother is a walking miracle. —Leonardo DiCaprio


72 – 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


73 – You instantly become less selfish. You can’t be the biggest person in the world anymore—they are. [Motherhood] really grounds you.” —Keri Russell


74 – It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.” —Dorothy on The Golden Girls


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


76 – 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” —Gail Tsukiyama


77 – 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


78 – 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. —Stevie Wonder


79 – If I have done anything in life worth attention, I feel sure that I inherited the disposition from my mother. —Booker T. Washington


80 – I think every working mom probably feels the same thing: You go through big chunks of time where you’re just thinking, ‘This is impossible — oh, this is impossible.’ And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible. —Tina Fey


81 – Grown don't mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown? What's that suppose to mean? In my heart it don't mean a thing. -Toni Morrison


82 – 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


83 – : All love begins and ends there. —Robert Browning


84 – Behind every famous and influential person there is a driving force and in many cases this driving force is the unfailing love and support of their mothers. Lisa Valentine 


85 – Mother… a mother holds her child's hand for just a short time, but holds their hearts forever. 


86 – 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


87 – One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters. George Herbert


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


89 – A mother understands what a child does not say. Proverb


90 – Most mothers are instinctive philosophers. —Harriet Beecher Stowe


91 – There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. Chinese Proverb


92 – Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind. Kahlil Gibran


93 – 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 


94 – I would say that my mother is the single biggest role model in my life, but that term doesn’t seem to encompass enough when I use it about her. She was the love of my life. —Mindy Kaling


95 – Mother was by far the greatest personal influence in our lives. Dwight Eisenhower


96 – Mothers are such a part of us that it can be hard to talk about them. We love them. We get mad at them. They teach us, even when we don't realize it. We resist them. No matter what, they are part of us. Jane Gilgun,


97 – I know it’s hard mama. I know it can be hard to get up every day and have these little people rely on you. I know it’s hard to feel like sometimes your world is so small. I want to remind you, you are my world. You are the world that those little ones revolve around. You are their nurture, their home, and their comfort. You are everything to them, and I hope even on your hard days you know how special you are. Especially to your little people. Anonymous


98 – Mothers believe in us more than we believe in ourselves. Do more for us than they do for themselves. Worry about us more than we realise. Pray for us more than we’ll know. Value us more than anything else in the world. Give us more than they can afford. Love us more than anyone else can. Matter more than words can express.


99 – Out of all the moms in the world I am so glad you are mine.


100 – Mom, when you asked me to pursue my dreams, little did I know that you were giving up yours for mine. Everything I am you helped me to be.


101 – Motherhood – all love begins and ends there. Robert Browning




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