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50 Quotes that Every Mom Needs to Hear

50 Quotes that Every Mom Needs to Hear

Every mama needs and deserves a reminder that they are amazing and beautiful and that the work they do is incredible! Here’s a list of 50 quotes for moms to hear. This list is the perfect place to find a quote to scribble on a post-it note as a reminder for yourself or to send to another mama that might need a pick-me-up. Here’s a list of 50 quotes for moms to hear.

  1. Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. – Robert Browning
  2. Motherhood is amazing. and then it is really hard. and then it is incredible. and then it is everything in between. So, hold onto the good, great through the bad, and welcome the wildest and most wonderful ride of your life. – unknown
  3. Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing. – Ricki Lake
  4. Motherhood: The days are long, but the years are short. – Gretchen Rubin
  5. 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
  6. Speak to your children as if they are the wisest, kindest, most beautiful and magical humans on earth, for what they believe is what they will become. – Brooke Hampton
  7. The most important work you ever do will be within the walls of your own home. – Harold B. Lee
  8. “I think it’s worth trying to be a mother who delights in who her children are, in their knock knock jokes and earnest questions. A mother who spends less time obsessing about what will happen, or what has happened, and more time reveling in what is.” – Ayelet Waldman
  9. The very fact that you worry about being a good mom means you are one. – unknown
  10. Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had. – Linda Wooten
  11. Being a mom has made me so tired… and so happy. – Tina Fey
  12. Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are. – Cheryl Lacey Donovan
  13. If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? – Milton Berle
  14. When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother has to think twice… once for herself and once for her child. – Sophia Loren
  15. There is no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one. – Jill Churchill
  16. Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears. – Kate Winslet
  17. If I look back at everything I’ve done in life, you’re easily the best thing I’ve created. – unknown
  18. Every day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. – Charles R. Swindoll
  19. The best medicine in the world is a mother’s kiss. – unknown
  20. The best place to cry is on a mother’s arms. – Jodi Picoult
  21. I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all of my life. – Abe Lincoln
  22. A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. – Cardinal Meymillod
  23. My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All that I am I owe to my mother. – George Washington
  24. The joy of motherhood comes in moments. There will be hard times and frustrating times. But amid the challenges, there are shining moments of joy and satisfaction. – M. Russell Ballard
  25. There is no greater good in all the world than motherhood. The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation. – James E. Faust
  26. 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
  27. There is no role in life more essential and more eternal than that of motherhood. – M. Russell Ballard
  28. Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. – Barbara Kingsolver
  29. Motherhood is messy, and challenging, and crazy, and sleepless, and giving, and still unbelievably beautiful. – Rachel Marrin
  30. To the world, you are a mother. To your family, you are the world. – unknown
  31. The most precious jewels you will ever have around your neck are the arms of your children. – unknown
  32. A mother is your first friend, your best friend, and your forever friend. – unknown
  33. A mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. – Erich Fromm
  34. There is nothing as powerful as a mother’s love, and nothing as healing as a child’s soul. – unknown
  35. My daughter introduced me to myself. – Beyonce Knowles
  36. My favorite thing about being a mom is just what a better person it makes you on a daily basis. – Drew Barrymore
  37. Mother’s hold their children’s hands for a short time but their hearts forever. – unknown
  38. Of all the things my hands have held, the best, by far, is you. – unknown
  39. A mom’s hug lasts long after she’s let go. – unknown
  40. Motherhood: If you think my hands are full, you should see my heart. – unknown
  41. The most magical day in my life was the day I became a mother. – unknown
  42. I’ve learned the value of absorbing the moment. – Thandie Newton
  43. Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything. – unknown
  44. 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 children and destroyed entire dynasties. A mother’s love is the strongest energy known to man. – Jamie McGuire
  45. A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces that she never did care for pie. – Tenneva Jordan
  46. Nothing is really lost until your mom can’t find it. – unknown
  47. There will be so many times you feel like you failed. But in the eyes, heart, and mind of your child you are super mom. – Stephanie Precourt
  48. A baby is something you carry inside you for nine months, in your arms for three years, and in your heart till the day you die. – Mary Manson
  49. Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed. – Linda Wooten
  50. A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bank account smaller, home happier, close shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for. – unknown

Mother’s Day is coming up… why not jot down one of these on the card instead of the same old thing you write every year?!


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