Mom Quotes

My mother thinks I am the best. And I was raised to always believe what my mother tells me.-Diego Maradona


Having children is my greatest achievement. It was my saviour. It switched my focus from the outside to the inside. My children are gifts, they remind me of what’s important.-Elle Macpherson



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



Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.-Ricki Lake



My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.-Carly Fiorina



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



That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in. – Lauryn Hill



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



My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully.-Chris Brown


Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.-Alice Walker



I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.E. M. Forster



My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don’t need another plaque.-Denzel Washington



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



Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.-Meryl Streep


I am truly my mother’s son.-David Geffen


My mom has made it possible for me to be who I am. Our family is everything. Her greatest skill was encouraging me to find my own person and own independence.-Charlize Theron


The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly – indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.-Arianna Huffington


Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly. – Ambrose Bierce



The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.-Henry Ward Beecher



Only mothers can think of the future – because they give birth to it in their children.-Maxim Gorky


I owe much to mother. She had an expert’s understanding, but also approached art emotionally.-David Rockefeller



My mother’s wonderful. To me she’s perfection.-Michael Jackson


When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.-Erma Bombeck



Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.-Billy Graham



It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.-Erma Bombeck


You are a person of the greatest importance when you are a mother of a family. Just do your job right and your kids will love you.-Ethel Waters


Men are what their mothers made them.-Ralph Waldo Emerson



There are only two things a child will share willingly; communicable diseases and its mother’s age. – Benjamin Spock



Motherhood is a dream. It really is absolutely amazing.-Jessica Simpson


How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.-Alice Walker


Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, moms continuously put others before themselves.-Charles Stanley


I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it’s such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.-Ellen DeGeneres


Mothers are all slightly insane.-J. D. Salinger



Of all the roles I’ve played, none has been as fulfilling as being a mother.-Annette Funicello


The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother’s side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.-Erich Fromm


What is free time? I’m a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.-Roma Downey



Throughout my life, my mom has been the person that I’ve always looked up to.-Mike Krzyzewski



When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning, not the result of ignorance or accident, its children will become the foundation of a new race. – Margaret Sanger



My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.-Mark Twain



I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up. I wish my grandmother had done the same. I wanted my girls to know me.-Carol Burnett


Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.-Pearl S. Buck



The man in our society is the breadwinner; the woman has enough to do as the homemaker, wife and mother.-Dorothy Fields




I guess I was a mom so late in life, my daughter was the greatest thing since sliced bread.-Candice Bergen


I think my mother is my biggest influence. There are so many things I hate about her but at the same time I’m thankful for her. All I know is that when I’m a parent I want to be just like my mom. I can talk to my mom more than any of my friends could talk to their parents.-Nikki Reed



Being a mother is hard and it wasn’t a subject I ever studied.-Ruby Wax



When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It’s not enough, but it helps.-Dick Gregory



A woman must combine the role of mother, wife and politician.-Emma Bonino


It’s the moms of this nation – single, married, widowed – who really hold this country together. We’re the mothers, we’re the wives, we’re the grandmothers, we’re the big sisters, we’re the little sisters, we’re the daughters. You know it’s true, don’t you? You’re the ones who always have to do a little more.-Ann Romney


There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.-Ralph Waldo Emerson



I’m a Mommy’s Girl – the strongest influence in my young life was my mom. – Susie Bright



Completeness? Happiness? These words don’t come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history.-Anita Baker


Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.-Aristotle



I can only hope to be 10 percent of the mom mine was to me. She encouraged me to be confident and enjoy life. That’s what I want for my son.-Charlize Theron



Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.-Helen Hunt Jackson


I wanted to escape so badly. But of course I knew I couldn’t just give up and leave school. It was only when I heard my mom’s voice that I came out of my hiding place.-Zhang Ziyi



I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time.-Barbara Bush



I’m so happy and thankful I made it a point be a stay-at-home mom.-Candace Cameron Bure



What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?-Rose Kennedy



Motherhood is the strangest thing, it can be like being one’s own Trojan horse.-Rebecca West


The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute. – Honore de Balzac

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