50+ Best Mother’s Day Quotes for Mom in 2022

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If you are looking for the best Mother’s Day quotes – you’ve come to the right place. We have gathered 100 of the top quotes for Mom, all in one place. No matter what type of relationship you have with your mother – whether she is your best friend or someone you struggle to connect with – we hope you can find a quote below that resonates with you.

Best Mother’s Day Quotes for Mom

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1. “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 own mind.” — Michael Jordan

2. ” feisty, passionate woman who loves deeply and fiercely. She’s also the glue that holds our family together.”
— unknown

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

4. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” — Honore de Balzac

5. “There is no role in life that is more essential than that of mother. Mothers are the bedrock of our families and societies. Without them, we would not be here.” — Elder M. Russell Ballard

6. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take.” — Cardinal Mermillod

7. “Mothers are like glue – they hold families together.” — unknown

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8. “Your mom has probably done more for you than anyone in the world. Mother’s Day is a chance to show her how much you appreciate it and everything she’s done for you.”

9. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” — Victor Hugo, Les Miserables, 1862

10. “A mother’s love is patient, kind, enduring… She forgives our faults knowing full well that her children are only human.” — unknown

11. “A mother’s love is unconditional. She will support you through thick and thin, in good times and bad. No matter what you do or where you go, she’s always there for you, ready to listen and offer words of encouragement whenever you need it most.”

12. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” — Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra, 1883

13. “Mothers are angels who teach us to be better humans.” ― Jen Roth

14. “As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. 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 now imagine a life without her.” ― Kristin Hannah

15. “A mother’s love never changes – even if she’s old or ugly.” — unknown

16. “Mothers are like glue – they hold families together.” — unknown

17. “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

18. “There isn’t anything that I can say about being a mom that other moms don’t already know. It’s the hardest job in the world, and it never gets any easier.” — Reese Witherspoon

19. “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

20. “Becoming a mother makes you the mother of all children. From now on each wounded, abandoned, frightened child is yours. You live in the suffering mothers of every race and creed and weep with them. You long to comfort all who are desolate.” — Maya Angelou

21. “No matter how old a mother is she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.”

22. “A mother is a unique being who has the ability to love her children more than any other person in the world and yet, at the same time, she has the capability of caring for others with no thought of herself.”

23. “Mothers are like magnets – they attract all kinds of things from worry to laughter and everything in between.”

24. “No one can possibly know how much love a mother has for her child until that child becomes a mother himself or herself.” Molly Woodstock

25. “Mother—that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.” —T. Dewitt Talmage

26. “A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” — Dorothy Canfield Fisher

27. “Being a mom has made me so much more appreciative of the little things in life. Seeing innocent laughter and joy is one of the most rewarding experiences, and I cherish every moment that I can bring that into my children’s lives.”
— Jennie Finch

28. “The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.” — Frederick Leigh

29. “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” — Jill Churchill

30. “All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” — Abraham Lincoln

31. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” Angelina Jolie

32. “Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love.” ― B. F. Skinner, Walden Two

33. “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

34. “The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.” — Elaine Heffner

35. “In the mother’s eyes, her smile, her stroking touch, the child reads the message: ‘You are there!’” — Adrienne Rich

36. “If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” — Stevie Wonder

37. “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” —Unknown

38. “Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” — Erich Fromm

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

40. “When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” — Mitch Albom

41. “There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.” — Jill Churchill

42. “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

43. “A mother’s love is everything. It is what brings a child into this world. It is what molds their entire being. When a mother sees her child in danger, she is literally capable of anything. Mothers have lifted cars off of their children and destroyed entire dynasties. A mother’s love is the strongest energy known to man.” — Jamie McGuire

44. “A mother is clothed with strength and dignity, laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks her words are wise and she gives instructions with kindness.” — Proverbs

45. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. ” — Robert Browning

46. “To the world, you are a mother, but to your family, you are the world.” — Unknown

47. “The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the heart of a mother.” — St. Therese of Lisieux

48. “Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” — Marion C. Garretty

49. “Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me.” Lady Gaga

50. “To a child’s ear, ‘mother’ is magic in any language.” — Arlene Benedict

51. “I don’t think of myself as a terribly confident person. But I have a survival mechanism that was instilled in me by my mother.” Naomi Watts

52. “My mother is everything to me. She’s my anchor, she’s the person I go to when I need to talk to someone. She is an amazing woman.” Demi Lovato

53. “There were times when, in middle school and junior high, I didn’t have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always.” — Taylor Swift

54. “I remember being seven and asking my mom if I was as pretty as Monique [my best friend in grade school]. And with all the love in the world, my mom looked at me and said, “Oh, honey, you’re so funny.’ So, she doesn’t lie to me…she answers the question by not answering and instead tells me what she thinks is my greatest strength.” Jennifer Aniston

55. “My mom is a hard worker. She puts her head down and she gets it done. And she finds a way to have fun. She always says, ‘Happiness is your own responsibility.’ That’s probably what I quote from her and live by the most.” Jennifer Garner

56. “My mother is a walking miracle.” — Leonardo DiCaprio

57. “Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears.” Kate Winslet

58. “My mom [has] always been my hero. Watching her experience something like breast cancer was pivotal, I think in my whole family’s life and experience. She is one strong lady.” Emma Stone

59. “I’m still amazed at how my mother emerged from her lonely early life as such an affectionate and levelheaded woman.” — Hillary Clinton

60. “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

As mothers, they play such an important role in our families and communities. Whether they are providing guidance, comfort, or support, their presence is invaluable. On this Mother’s Day, let’s take a moment to remember all the mothers out there who make our lives better each and every day. Thank you, moms, for everything!

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