Mother’s day is just around the corner and if you love the woman that carried you for 9 months and raise you up to be a great person then why not thank her, send your mom a greeting card with one or two quotes below.

The mother’s day quotes are great when you cannot express your feelings.

Quotes on Mothers

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“Men who love their mothers treat women wonderfully. And they have enormous respect for women.”-Ellen Barkin


“I’m a mother. Mothers multi-task.” -Sherri Shepherd


“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


“I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!” -Arianna Huffington


“I get e-mails from mothers asking me to call their daughters for a date. I have a great life.”-Shaun White


Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.”-Cathy


“I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.”-E. M. Forster


“Men are what their mothers made them.”-Ralph Emerson


“Babies don’t need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.”-Amy Heckerling


“If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?”-Milton Bersle


“Only mothers can think of the future – because they give birth to it in their children.”-Maxim Gorky


“How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.”-Alice Walker


“Mothers are all slightly insane.”-J. D. Salinger


“They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates.”-David Lawrence


“What do girls do who haven’t any mothers to help them through their troubles?”-Alissa Mae Alcott


“No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.”-Miguel De Cervantes


“What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.”-Benjamin Spock


“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


Quotes Mother

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


“In all my efforts to learn to read, my mother shared fully my ambition and sympathized with me and aided me in every way she could. If I have done anything in life worth attention, I feel sure that I inherited the disposition from my mother.” -Booker T. Washington


“Any mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease.”-Lisa Alther


“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, Beloved



“Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes


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


Famous Quotes About Mothers

“Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.” -Oprah Winfrey


“My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.” -Mark Twain


“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


“Motherhood is neither a duty nor a privilege, but simply the way that humanity can satisfy the desire for physical immortality and triumph over the fear of death.” -Rebecca West


“The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant—and let the air out of the tires.”-Dorothy Parker


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


“The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother’s side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.” -Erich Fromm


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


“Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.” -Jane Welsh Carlyle


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


“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


“Mothers and children are human beings, and they will sometimes do the wrong thing.” -Maurice Sendak


“An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.” -Spanish Proverb


“She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn’t take them along. “-Margaret Culkin Banning


“A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” -Honoré de Balzac


“With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.” -Isadora Duncan

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


“I miss thee, my Mother! Thy image is still. The deepest impressed on my heart.”-Eliza Cook


“There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago.” -Erma Bombeck


“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


“Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” -George Eliot


“Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly. “-Ambrose Bierce


Quote For Mother

“If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” -Ferrell Sims


“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” -Diana, Princess of Wales


“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


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


“Whenever I’m with my mother, I feel as though I have to spend the whole time avoiding land mines.” -Amy Tan


“A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.” -Peter De Vries


“The phrase “working mother” is redundant.” -Jane Sellman


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


“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


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


“Mothers are all slightly insane.” -J.D. Salinger


“I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them.” -Phyllis Diller


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


“When I stopped seeing my mother with the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself.” -Nancy Friday


“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

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


“The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.” -H.W. Beecher


“I believe that always, or almost always, in all childhoods and in all the lives that follow them, the mother represents madness. Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we’ve ever met.” -Marguerite Duras


“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”-Rudyard Kipling


“Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.”-Aristotle


“Girls are the future mothers of our society, and it is important that we focus on their well-being.”-Miriam Makeba


“Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory.”-Will Durant


“The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn’t have that rule when Jesus was born.”-Elayne Boosler


“When the mothers start to shatter, then everything just comes undone.” -Tori Amos


“There are enough scary rock & roll mothers in the world.” -Tori Amos


“Mothers are the necessity of invention.” – Bill Watterson


“Some 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


“In their 30s women really start to live… they’re not children anymore, and they’re not just mothers.” -Kelly Lynch


“The hand that rocks the cradle. Is the hand that rules the world.”-W. R. Wallace


“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


“Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love.” -Mildred B. Vermont


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


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