Celebrate Mother's Day with these short but sweet quotes and sayings about moms and motherhood. Share these short, sweet poems and quotes with your mom this Mother's Day.
A mother understand what a child does not say. -Jenish Proverb
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly. Ambrose Bierce
Only mothers can think of the future - because they give birth to it in their children. Maxim Gorky
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the heart of a mother. -St. Therese
"A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them." Victor Hugo
Most mothers are instinctive philosophers. Harriet Beecher Stowe
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
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. Oscar Wilde
Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible Marion C. Garretty
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 desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us. Washington Irving
She is my first, great love. She was a wonderful, rare woman–you do not know; as strong, and steadfast, and generous as the sun.”
My mother was the making of me. She was so true and so sure of me, I felt that I had someone to live for–someone I must not disappoint. The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me. Thomas A. Edison
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom. Henry Ward Beecher
Children are the anchors of a mother's life. Sophocles
No influence is so powerful as that of the mother. -Sarah Josepha Hale
May each of us remember this truth; 'one cannot forget Mother and remember God. One cannot remember Mother and forget God.' Why? Because these two Sacred Persons, God and Mother , Partners in creation, in sacrifice, in service, are as One. Monson
[A] Mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled. Emily Dickinson
Who ran to help me when I fell and would some pretty story te'll or kiss the place to make it well? My Mother Ann Taylor
Mothers are endowed with a love that is unlike any other love on the face of the earth.
Marjorie Pay Hinckley
When life gets hard and you feel all alone. Remember you mean the world to somebody and that somebody calls you Mom
If I have done anything in life worth attention, I feel sure that I inherited the disposition from my mother. Booker T. Washington
My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart—a heart so large that everybody's joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation. Mark Twain
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face. - George Eliot
If the whole world were put into one scale, and my mother in the other, the whole world would kick the beam. Henry Bickersteth
We never know the love of the parent until we become parents ourselves. Henry Ward Beecher
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" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The best medicine in the world is a mother's Kiss. - Anonymous
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. ~Abraham Lincoln
You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around – and why his parents will always wave back. William D. Tammeus
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
There is an endearing tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart.g Washington Irvin
A mother's yearning feels the presence of the cherished child even in the degraded man. George Eliot
If nature had arranged that husbands and wives should have children alternatively, there would never be more than three in a family.
If I know what love is, it's because of you. Hermann Hesse
Mother is a verb. It's something you do. Not just who you are. Dorothy Canfield Fisher
No man is poor who has a Godly mother. Abraham Lincoln
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. - Jewish proverb
A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled. -Emily Dickinson
Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn, Hundreds of bees in the purple clover, Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn, But only one mother the wide world over. ~George Cooper
Motherhood is near to divinity.
It is the highest, holiest service to be assumed by mankind. -Howard Hunter
The Miracle of Life nurtured by a woman who gave us love and sacrifice....MOTHER – Joel Barquez
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
I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me. - Antonio Villaraigosa
Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories. ~John Wilmot
Children are a great comfort in your old age - and they help you reach it faster, too. ~Lionel Kauffman
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which brings worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother. W. Somerset Maugham
This heart, my own dear mother, bends, With love's true instinct, back to thee! ~Thomas Moore
Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~Marcel Proust
If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden. ~Attributed to Claudia Ghandi
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. ~Aristotle
Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ~Elizabeth Stone
"A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary." -Dorothy C. Fisher
As is the mother, so is her daughter. Ezekiel
Every child knows the value of a mother, if he/she does not know it then he/she is not a child at all Tutu proverb
That best academy, a mother's knee. James Russell Lowell, poet, critic and diplomat
Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not. James Joyce
"The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness" by Horore de Balzac.
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
"If evolution really works, how come Mothers only have two hands?" -Milton Berle
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.
Thank You Mom
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)
Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing. Ricki Lake
"Men are what their mothers made them" by Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Before a day was over, Home comes the rover, For mother's kiss - sweeter this Than any other thing! ~William Allingham
"One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters" by George Herbert.
With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood. -Isadora Duncan
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.
Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. T. DeWitt Talmage
A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive. ~Samuel Taylor Coleridge
"God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers" Jewish proverb.
A man loves his sweetheart the most
His wife the best
But his mother the longest. -Irish Proverb
If I were hanged on the highest hill, Mother o' mine, O mother o' mine! I know whose love would follow me still Mother o' mine, O mother o' mine! Rudyard Kipling
Are we not like two volumes of one book? ~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore
Inspirational Quotes for Mother's Day
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. Cardinal Mermillod
All that I ever am and hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. Abraham Lincoln
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. Robert Browning
For the hand that rocks the cradle, is the hand that rules the world. (William Ross Wallace)
"Sometimes the poorest woman leaves her children the richest inheritance" by Ruth E. Renkel.
Mother's Day is in honor of the best Mother who ever lived - the Mother of your heart" by Anna Jarvis.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. ~William Makepeace Thackeray
Funny Mother's Day Quotes
Being a mother is hard and it wasn't a subject I ever studied. Ruby Wax
Happy Mother's Day, Mom! (And while I have you, quick apologies for ages 13-21.)
A mother is the person you can always call to see how long chicken lasts in the fridge.
Silence is golden. Unless you have kids. Then silence is just suspicious.
Mom: I love you and your super long voicemails.
A worried mother does better research than the FBI.
Emotional Quotes on Mother's Day
Mother's love is peace
It need not be acquired
It need not be deserved. -Erich Fromm
We are born of love; love is our mother. Rumi
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso. Pablo Picasso
Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all. Oliver Wendell Holmes
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. George Washington
Mother's Day Quotes in Hindi
दुनिया की सबसे बहेतरीन चीज जान होती है, पर मेरी जान जिसमें बसी है वो, माँ होती है ।
माँ तो जन्नत है, प्यार करना उसका उसूल है, माँ की हर दुआ कबूल है, माँ के कदमों में मिट्टी जन्नत की धूल है…
तुझसे ही तो जुड़ी हर धड़कन तेरे ही आंचल में निकला बचपन कहने को तो मां सब कहते पर तेरी ममता के आगे फीका सा लगता है भगवान
भगवान् सभी जगह नहीं हो सकते इसलिए उसने माएं बनायीं. Rudyard Kipling रुडयार्ड किपलिंग
मैं जो कुछ भी हूँ या होने की आशा रखता हूँ उसका श्रेय मेरी माँ को जाता है. Abraham Lincoln अब्राहम लिंकन
एक माँ का हाथ कोमलता से बना होता है और बच्चे उसमे गहरी नीद में सोते हैं. Victor Hugo विक्टर ह्यूगो
इंसान वो है जो उसे उसकी माँ ने बनाया है. Ralph Waldo Emerson
हमारे समाज में आदमी कमानेवाला होता है, महिला को एक गृहिणी, पत्नी और माँ के रूप में बहुत कुछ करना होता है. Dorothy Fields डोरोथी फील्ड्स