60 Inspiring Mother's Day Quotes
Mother's Day Quotes to Inspire

Mother's Day Quotes to Inspire

Inspiring quotes celebrating Mothers DayMother's day is the time to make sure you say how much you appreciate the woman who's been the greatest influence in your life - your mum.

But for many of us it can be quite a challenge to express ourselves so to help out we've brought to gether for you 60 inspiring quotes to celebrate Mother's Day.

No matter your relationship with your mum, we wish you a time of love and happiness as you mark this special day.

60 Inspiring Quotes for Mother's Day

Use these inspirational quotes about mums for Mother's Day:

Who is getting more pleasure from this rocking, the baby or me? - Nancy Thayer

Never marry a man who hates his mother, because he'll end up hating you. - Jill Bennett

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. - Author Unknown

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

At work, you think of the children you have left at home. At home, you think of the work you've left unfinished. Such a struggle is unleashed within yourself. Your heart is rent. - Golda Meir

Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. - Unknown

As is the mother, so is her daughter. - Ezekiel 16:4

If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much. - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Most mothers are instinctive philosophers. - Harriet Beecher Stowe

By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother. - Lin Yutang

Woman knows what man has long forgotten, that the ultimate economic and spiritual unit of any civilization is still the family. -Clare Boothe Luce

Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to 'jump at de sun.' We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground. - Zora Neale Hurston

Making a decision to have a child--it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. - Elizabeth Stone

Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.- Erich Fromm

No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement. - Florida Scott-Maxwell

Women do not have to sacrifice personhood if they are mothers. They do not have to sacrifice motherhood in order to be persons. Liberation was meant to expand women's opportunities, not to limit them. The self-esteem that has been found in new pursuits can also be found in mothering. - Elaine Heffner

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

All that remains to the mother in modern consumer society is the role of scapegoat; psychoanalysis uses huge amounts of money and time to persuade analysis and to foist their problems on to the absent mother, who has no opportunity to utter a word in her own defense. Hostility to the mother in our societies is an index of mental health. - Germaine Greer

Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers, and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one mother in the whole world. -Kate Douglas Wiggin

All mothers are working mothers. - Author Unknown

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. - Eleanor Roosevelt

Motherhood is priced; Of God, at price no man may dare/To lessen or misunderstand. - Helen Hunt Jackson

Your arms were always open when I needed a hug. Your heart understood when I needed a friend. Your gentle eyes were stern when I needed a lesson. Your strength and love has guided me and gave me wings to fly. - Sarah Malin

It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't. - Barbara Kingsolver

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. - Jewish proverb

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

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Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love. - Mildred B. Vermont

A mother understands what a child does not say. - Jewish Proverb

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

Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. - Marion C. Garretty

If the whole world were put into one scale, and my mother in the other, the whole world would kick the beam. - Henry Bickersteth

Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.- T. DeWitt Talmage

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

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

No gift to your mother can ever equal her gift to you - life - Anonymous

An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest. - Spanish Proverb

If nature had arranged that husbands and wives should have children alternatively, there would never be more than three in a family. - Lawrence Housman

Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children. - Sam Levenson

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

Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age. - William Feather

Anyone who doesn't miss the past never had a mother.- Gregory Nunn

That best academy, a mother's knee. - James Russell Lowell

Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all. - Oliver Wendell HolmesA 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 JordanOnline competitions with She InspiresFew misfortunes can befall a boy which brings worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother. - W. Somerset Maugham

We never know the love of the parent until we become parents ourselves. - Henry Ward Beecher

The Miracle of Life nurtured by a woman who gave us love and sacrifice...MOTHER. - Joel Barquez

Men are what their mothers made them. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

A mother's love is like a cup of tea, they are always there to comfort you. - unknown

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. - Oscar Wilde

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. - Rajneesh

Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not. - James Joyce

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 who rejoice with us in our sunshine, desert us when troubles thicken around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavour by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts. - Washington Irving

There never was a woman like her. She was gentle as a dove and brave as a lioness... The memory of my mother and her teachings were, after all, the only capital I had to start life with, and on that capital I have made my way. - Andrew Jackson

To the world you might just be one person, but to one person you might just be the world. - Author Unknown

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. - Honore de Balzac, author

The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom. - Henry Ward Beecher

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

And remember that behind every successful woman......is a basket of dirty laundry. - Unknown

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