Mothers Day Quotes (For Cards & DIY Gifts)

Mother's Day Quotes

Mother’s Day is a time to tell mom how much she is loved, cherished and appreciated.  It’s time to pause and think back over all the sacrifices she’s made and the ways she’s made your life better. But sometimes, it’s hard to come up with the right words to adequately express just how much mom is loved.

Here are 23 Mothers Day Quotes to help inspire you. Many of these are great to add to DIY gifts as well! (Like these DIY Themed Gift Baskets)

A mother’s heart is a patchwork of love. ~ Author Unknown

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” ~ Cardinal Mermillod

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. ~ Jewish Proverb

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

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

“[A] mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” ~ Emily Dickinson

Mother, the ribbons of your love are woven around my heart. ~ Author Unknown

Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. ~ Author Unknown

“Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.” ~ Ambrose Bierce (I think this one is so cute)

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

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. ~ Honore de Balzac

“All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

“I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Mitch Albom

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

“The best place to cry is on a mother’s arms.” ~ Jodi Picoult, House Rules

“It is never easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.” ~ Anon

“Mother’s love is bliss, is peace, it need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. If it is there, it is like a blessing; if it is not there it is as if all the beauty had gone out of life.” ~ Erich Fromm

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

“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” ~ Victor Hugo

A man’s work is from sun to sun, but a mother’s work is never done. ~ Author Unknown

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
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

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

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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