The Best Mother quotes

Whether you’re a first-time mom or a seasoned parenting pro, you’ll appreciate these wise and inspiring quotes from mothers around the world. From advice on raising children to reflections on the joys and challenges of motherhood, these quotes will make you laugh, cry and everything in between. So sit back, relax and enjoy this collection of beautiful mother quotes.


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The best mother quotes

1. You better not brag, you’re a hunky old hag, and that goes for your mother, too. โ€” Steve Miller

2. Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work. โ€” Mother Teresa

3. Writing about the 1950s has given me tremendous respect for my mother’s generation. โ€” Sara Sheridan

4. Sometimes I spit on my mother’s portrait for pleasure. โ€” Salvador Dali

5. My mother was so beautiful, she really was a a wonderful person. Always walking like a queen. Like she owned the world. Maybe I took something from her. โ€” Sophia Loren

6. He grew up never letting his mother wash his hockey equipment, preferring instead to air it outdoors, because he loved the smell so much. โ€” Shawna Richer

7. Remember no matter how many candles you blow out this year there’s one gal who will always think of you as young strong and handsomeโ€“your mother. โ€” Susan D. Anderson

8. The closeness that I share now with my mother is deeply felt, but we learned it slowly and with effort, and for fear of the alternative. โ€” Sonia Sotomayor

9. Most people marry their mother. I married my father. โ€” Wayne Douglas Gretzky

10. The mother of all problems and conflicts lies within you, and that is expecting things from others. โ€” Swami Rama

11. Birth unites women in the power of oneness โ€” the extraordinary gift we deeply share as mothers. Belly dance for birth reflects this very same essence of life and love.

12. Jack the Ripper’s mother, who said to Jack, How come I never see you with the same girl twice? Never got a dinner! โ€” Red Buttons

13. Take a child away from a mother and she will bring the world to its knees for justice to be served. โ€” Soroosh Shahrivar, The Rise of Shams

14. My mother was kind and forgiving and would take in all the waifs and strays in our neighbourhood; we always compared her to Mother Teresa. She taught me a lot. โ€” Tommy Hilfiger

15. I was born in Norway, and when I was little I went to live in Detroit, Michigan. My father was a professor of philosophy at Wayne University, and my mother was also a teacher. โ€” Marta Kristen

16. She taught me what’s important, and what isn’t. And I’ve never forgotten. And that’s what mothers do, I say. โ€” Steven Herrick, A Place Like This

17. He grew up never letting his mother wash his hockey equipment, preferring instead to air it outdoors, because he loved the smell so much. โ€” Shawna Richer

18. Most men are secretly still mad at their mothers for throwing away their comic books. They would be valuable now. โ€” Rita Rudner

19. My mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black, but O! my soul is white; White as an angel is the English child, But I am black as if bereaved of light. โ€” William Blake

20. No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark. โ€” Warsan Shire, Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth

21. Some mother fuckers are always trying to ice skate up hill. โ€” Wesley Snipes

22. My mother would cry about my blindness and the hopelessness of my ever seeing, but I told her I wasn’t sad. I believed God had something for me to do. โ€” Stevie Wonder

23. I often wish my mother had died so that at least I could get some people’s sympathy. But there she was, a perfectly beautiful mother. โ€” Yoko Ono

24. The only person can love you in the world is Your mother (real)She forgets with in seconds the bad behavior you did wtih her, she comes backs again with love! โ€” akshay Me

25. I’m proud of being a mother, a wife, a daughter, and a sister, and a lover and a friend We’re all God’s children. โ€” Whitney Houston

26. Overbearing mothers usually give way to one of two things in their children: rebellion or passivity. In your case, the latter. โ€” Tarryn Fisher, F*ck Love

27. There’s nothing like your mother’s sympathetic voice to make you want to burst into tears. โ€” Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic

28. ‘anyone who says ”Trust me” is the last motherfucker you should ever trust.’ โ€” R.D. Ronald

29. I love the idea that it doesn’t take one person only to achieve your potential. It takes a village, it takes a community, a street, a teacher, a mother. โ€” Mira Nair

30. The tie which links mother and child is of such pure and immaculate strength as to be never violated. โ€” Washington Irving

31. Genuinity is mother of stupidity. โ€” Vikrmn, 10 Alone

32. My mother raised me in the church. I was not allowed to stay home on Sunday; there was no option. I sang in the choir all the way up until I went to college. โ€” Steve Harvey

33. If I were dammed of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, mother o’ mine o mother o’ mine. โ€” Rudyard Kipling

34. Sometimes the father feels pushed out because of the connection between the mother and the child. โ€” Yoko Ono

35. My mother buried three husbandsโ€“and two of them were only napping. โ€” Rita Rudner

36. The bond between a mother and daughter is sacred. You know better than anyone that no matter how awful they are, we still find it in our hearts to love them. โ€” Stephanie Wrobel

37. Writing about the 1950s has given me tremendous respect for my mother’s generation. โ€” Sara Sheridan

38. Never be so busy as not to think of others. โ€” Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living

39. My mother’s laughter was infectiousโ€“like a cheerful tune that lingers in your mind for the rest of the day. โ€” ~Peggy Toney Horton

40. ‘love thy enemies, it says in the scriptures. My foster mother always added, ”At the very least, you will be polite to them.’ โ€” Patricia Briggs, Moon Called

41. I hate Bangladesh, because it tortures my motherland. โ€” Shobuj Taposh

42. I sang ‘O Holy Night’ in a school choir. My mother came and listened to me and complimented me. So that was the high point. I cannot sing a note. โ€” Toni Morrison

43. Mother is water. โ€” Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

44. My last son is leaving to go to college; my grandchildren are being born. My mother is living with me. โ€” Sally Field

45. India is my mother. โ€” Sushmita Sen

46. I love my motherโ€“inโ€“law and I think I’m a really good one, too. โ€” Reba Mcentire

47. Some people come in our life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons. โ€” Mother Teresa

48. I remember feeling that pieces of me were scattered around the world; I belonged to her, Mother Earth. โ€” Raquel Cepeda, Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina

49. I would not recommend a teen getting into modeling if they’re not solid when it comes to their grades and school. That comes first. My mother always told me that came first. โ€” Tyra Banks

50. Children are born to break their mothers’ hearts, my boy. โ€” Sabaa Tahir, A Torch Against the Night


Mothers are the foundation of our lives, the most important people in our lives, and the most powerful influences on our behavior. The best quotes about mothers remind us of their irreplaceable role in our lives, and the love and care that they give us. Whether youโ€™re looking for a quote to reflect on during a special occasion or just to remind yourself of the importance of mothers, these quotes are sure to bring a smile to your face. Mothers are a gift to us all, and they deserve recognition and appreciation every single day.

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