Mother’s Day Quotes and Sayings

Some people dislike Mother’s Day because they believe mothers should be celebrated every day instead of just one. However, it is still important that we set aside one day each year to formally recognize the mothers of the world for their extraordinary sacrifices. Below is a collection of inspirational Mother’s Day quotes and sayings for all to enjoy. 


“A Mother’s love is as wide as the Pacific Ocean, boundless.
A Mother’s heart is as pure as water from the source, wholesome.
A Mother’s eyes are as bright as stars in the sky, illuminating.
How could I forget your endearing lullaby,
Carrying me into the realm of fancy?” Simon Nguyen 

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.  She never existed before.  The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

“My mom is a never-ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words but I always remember the tune.” Graycie Harmon

“On Mother's Day I have written a poem for you.  In the interest of poetic economy and truth, I have succeeded in concentrating my deepest feelings and beliefs into two perfectly crafted lines: You're my mother, I would have no other!” Forest Houtenschil

“Women do not have to sacrifice personhood if they are mothers. They do not have to sacrifice motherhood in order to be persons. Liberation was meant to expand women's opportunities, not to limit them. The self-esteem that has been found in new pursuits can also be found in mothering.” Elaine Heffner

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

“I am not a perfect mother and I will never be. You are not a perfect daughter and you will never be. But put us together and we will be the best mother and daughter we would ever be.” Zoraida Pesante

“No one in the world can take the place of your mother. Right or wrong, from her viewpoint you are always right. She may scold you for little things, but never for the big ones.” Harry Truman

"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 who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts." Washington Irving

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