48 Sweet Mothers Day Quotes

48 of the best happy mothers day quotes, celebrating motherhood in all its glory, from the sentimental as well as the funny side of it!


Browse our extensive collection of mom quotes to wish your mom a happy mothers day and celebrate all the special things about being a mom, from the sweetness of motherhood to the craziness of day-to-day life.

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Last updated: 20 April, 2018

Sweet Mothers Day Quotes

Sweet quotes about Mothers that express just how wonderful moms are and how we can't do without them!


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"God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers"
~ Jewish proverb


"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


"Mothers are like buttons. They hold everything together."
~ Anon


"Life doesn't come with a manual, it comes with a mother."
~ Author Unknown


"Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn't know you had."
~ Linda Wooten


"To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world."
~ Unknown


"There's a reason some people think they can achieve anything. They listened to their mother."


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Mothers Love Quotations

A mothers love is a unique and powerful love. These quotes capture the essence of the strong, loving relationship between mother and child.

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


"Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever."
~ Anon


"Mothers are like glue. Even when you can't see them, they're still holding the family together"
~ Susan Gale


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


"When you are a mother you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always thinks twice, once for herself and once for her child."
~ Sophia Loren


"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


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"On being a Mom" Quotes

These mom quotes really capture just what it's like at times being a mom.

"Mirror, mirror, on the wall, I am my mother after all!"
-Anon


"Ma-ma does everything for the baby, who responds by saying Da-da first."
-Mignon McLaughlin


"The days are long, but the years are short."
-Gretchen Rubin


"I'd like to be the ideal mother, but I'm too busy raising my kids."
-Anon


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


"Working mothers are guinea pigs in a scientific experiment to show that sleep is not necessary to human life."
-Anon


"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."
-Calvin Trillin


"My mother told me a million times not to exaggerate."
-Anon


"It is never easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it."
-Anon


"Parenthood is the passing of a baton, followed by a lifelong disagreement as to who dropped it."
-Robert Brault


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


"I know how to do anything - I'm a mom."
~ Roseanne Barr


"Nothing is really lost until your mom can't find it."
~ Unknown


"You know you're a mom when you go to the store for yourself and come out with a bag of things for your kids."
~ Anon


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Funny Mothers Day Quotes

Funny mothers day quotes that capture just how motherhood can drive you a little bit crazy at times!

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


"If evolution really works, how come Mothers only have two hands?"
-Milton Berle


"When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they're finished, I climb out."
-Erma Bombeck


"I love to play hide and seek with my kid, but some days my goal is to find a hiding place where he can't find me until after high school."
-Anon


"If your kids are giving you a headache, follow the directions on the aspirin bottle, especially the part that says 'keep away from children'"
-Susan Savannah


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More Funny Mothers Day Quotes

More funny mothers day quotes about moms and and the quirks of family life.

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


"Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners."
-Anon


"My mother's menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it."
-Buddy Hackett


"Children are a great comfort in your old age - and they help you reach it faster, too."
-Lionel


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


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


"Mothers of teens know why some animals eat their young."
-Anon


"Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs."
-P.J. O'Rourke


"Mother Nature, in her infinite wisdom, has instilled within each of us a powerful biological instinct to reproduce; this is her way of assuring that the human race, come what may, will never have any disposable income."
-Dave Barry


"The one thing children wear out faster than shoes is parents."
-John J. Plomp


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Mother Daughter Quotes

A collection of mother daughter quotes that are acknowledge how special the relationship is between moms and daughters.

"A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart."
-Unknown


"A daughter is a miracle that never ceases to be miraculous."
-Unknown


"The most precious jewels you'll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children."
-Unknown


"A mother is a daughter's first best friend."
-Unknown


"By the time a woman realizes her mother was right, she has a daughter who thinks she's wrong."
-Unknown


"Teach your daughter to worry less about fitting into the glass slippers and more about shattering the glass ceilings."
-Unknown


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Mother Daughter Image Quotes

A collection of mother daughter image quotes that capture the essence of mom-daughter relationships.

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