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140 Mom Quotes on Mother’s Love and Selflessness

2. “When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” – Charley Benetto

3. “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” – George Eliot

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

5. “A mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” – Marion C. Garretty

6. “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

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

8. “Mother’s love is bliss, is peace, it need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” – Erich Fromm 

9. “We are born of love. Love is our mother.” –

10. “I love my mother as trees love water and sunshine. She helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights.” – Terri Guillemets

11. “Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall. A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

12. “Mother is the heartbeat in the home, and without her, there seems to be no heartthrob.” – Leroy Brownlow

13. “I remember my mother’s prayers, and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” –

14. “He didn’t realize that love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark.” – J.K. Rowling

15. “Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears.” – Kate Winslet

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16. “My mother’s love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.” –

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

18. “The best place to cry is on a mother’s arms.” – Jodi Picoult

19. “My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.” –

20. “Only mothers can think of the future because they give birth to it in their children.” – Maxim Grosky

21. “Being a mama can be tough, but always remember in the eyes of your child, no one does it better than you.” – Oprah Winfrey

22. “Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion—these are the things my mom taught me.” –

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

24. “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver

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

26. “My mother shed her protective love down around me, and without knowing why, people sensed that I had value.” – Maya Angelou

27. “I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” – Oprah Winfrey

28. “My favorite thing about being a mom is just what a better person it makes you on a daily basis.” – Drew Barrymore

29. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.” – Jessica Lange

30. “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had.” – Linda Wooten

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31. “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” – Anonymous

32. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness, and children sleep soundly in them.” –

33. “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

34. “Even if the whole world was throwing rocks at you, if you had your mother at your back, you’d be okay. Some deep-rooted part of you would know you were loved. That you deserved to be loved.” – Jojo Moyes

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

36. “For when a child is born, the mother also is born again.” – Gilbert Parker

37. “The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the heart of a mother.” – Saint Therese of Lisieux

38. “There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.” – Billy Sunday

39. “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

40. “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.” – Proverbs

41. “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.” –

42. “There’s nothing like your mother’s sympathetic voice to make you want to burst into tears.” – Sophie Kinsella

43. “Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love, and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” –

44. “It is not the job of the child to protect her mother. It’s the mother’s job to protect the child. By allowing your mother to protect you, you gave her a gift.” – Kristin Cashore

45. “A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.” – Anonymous

46. “Motherhood—all love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning

47. “A mother’s love is more beautiful than any fresh flower.” – Debasish Mridha

48. “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.” –

49. “A mother’s love is everything. It is what brings a child into this world. It is what molds their entire being. When a mother sees her child in danger, she is literally capable of anything. Mothers have lifted cars off of their children and destroyed entire dynasties. A mother’s love is the strongest energy known to man.” – Jamie McGuire

50. “A mother’s love endures through all.” – Washington Irving

51. “Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.” – Gail Tsukiyama

52. “There is an endearing tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart.” – Washington Irving

53. “A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” – Amy Tan

54. “I love our daughters more than anything in the world, more than life itself, so for me, being mom-in-chief is, and always will be, job number one.” – Michelle Obama

55. “A mother’s love will push you to the edge of the ocean while holding you above it. Her fearless strength keeps the wind in your sails.” – Amy Hoover

56. “The power of a mother’s love is greater than any force on earth.” – Anonymous 

57. “A mother’s love does not set with the sun. It blankets you all through the night.” – Anonymous

58. “Nobody loves you like your mom. She’s your best friend, your most honest critic, and your biggest fan all rolled into one.” – Kelly Roper

59. “The strongest lock in the world cannot keep love out of a mother’s heart.” – Anonymous

60. “The road home is paved with a mother’s love. There is always a path back into her arms.” – Anonymous

61. “Mothers possess a power beyond that of a king on his throne.” – Mabel Hale

62. “You don’t take a class. You’re thrown into motherhood and learn from experience.” – Jennie Finch

63. “I have found being a mother has made me emotionally raw in many situations. Your heart is beating outside your body when you have a baby.” – Kate Beckinsale

64. “Life doesn’t come with a manual. It comes with a mother.” – Salma Bucker

65. “Motherhood is heart-exploding, blissful hysteria.” – Olivia Wilde

66. “Mothers can forgive anything! Tell me all, and be sure that I will never let you go, though the whole world should turn from you.” – Louisa May Alcott

67. “Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary. It’s an act of infinite optimism.” – Gilda Radner

68. “As mothers, we just don’t want anything or anyone to hurt , but life has other plans. Bruised knees, bumpy roads, and broken hearts are part of the deal.” – Michelle Obama

69. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” – Ricki Lake

70. “I’ve never had more appreciation for anyone in my entire life until I became a mom.” – Chrissy Teigen

71. “The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.” – Elaine Heffner

72. “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill

73. “Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.” – Dorothy Canfield Fisher

74. “I think the hardest thing for a mother is to make it possible for a child to be independent, and at the same time, let the child know how much you love her, how much you want to take care of her, and yet how truly essential it is for her to fly on her own.” – Madeleine Albright

75. “The soft touch from my mother belies her strength. Mom is a mighty woman who stands on her own two feet.” – Anonymous

76. “Flowers in the field bow their blooms with awe in the presence of a mother. She is nature’s blessing to all.” – Anonymous

77. “Mothers are a special gift sent from God above. They bless us with their nurturing and fill us with their love.” – Faye Diane Kilday

78. “A mother’s tears can bring the world to its knees, and her joy can cause celebration across the globe.” – Anonymous

79. “I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.” – Edward Morgan Forster

80. “The angels, whispering to one another, can find, among their burning terms of love, none so devotional as that of a mother.” –

81. “A mother’s love is as soft as a bunny but as strong as an ox.” – Anonymous

82. “I can imagine no heroism greater than motherhood.” – Lance Conrad

83. “The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” – James E. Faust

84. “Mother—the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.” – Kahlil Gibran

85. “For the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.” – William Ross Wallace

86. “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” –

87. “Moms are the biggest blooms in the bouquet of life.” – Anonymous

88. “Mothers can look through a child’s eyes and see tomorrow.” – Reed Markham

89. “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 and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” – Washington Irving

90. “No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.” – Edwin Hubbell Chapin

91. “My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.” – Lisa Leslie

92. “Mother was comfort. Mother was home.” – Ruta Sepetys

93. “A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” –

94. “Everything I’ve learned that’s worth knowing, I learned from my mother.” – Kelly Roper

95. “Mothers were the only ones you could depend on to tell the whole, unvarnished truth.” – Margaret Dilloway

96. “My mother has always been my emotional barometer and my guidance. I was lucky enough to get to have one woman who truly helped me through everything.” – Emma Stone

97. “A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” – Anonymous

98. “A mother does not send you out into the world unprepared. She sends you out with her love, her prayers, and her strength to guide you through.” – Anonymous

99. “Knowing my mother walks beside me gives me the strength to weather any storm.” – Anonymous

100. “A mother understands what a child does not say.” – Jewish Proverb

101. “Yes, mother, I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.” –

102. “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.” –

103. “It doesn’t matter how old you get. Your mother’s fierce love is always going to be there to hold you up.” – Anonymous

104. “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” – Princess Diana

105. “I don’t need a knight in shining armor when my mother has given me her strength.” – Anonymous

106. “She raised us with humor, and she raised us to understand that not everything was going to be great, but how to laugh through it.” – Liza Minnelli

107. “A mother can hug you just with her smile.” – Kelly Roper

108. “The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.” – Henry Ward Beecher

109. “A child’s first teacher is its mother.” – Peng Liyuan

110. “No matter where I go, my mother’s voice always brings me home.” – Kelly Roper

111. “My mother taught me more through her loving patience than I ever learned in school.” – Anonymous

112. “My mother is as strong as an oak that will never be felled.” – Anonymous

113. “Mother—that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.” – Thomas De Witt Talmage

114. “My mother is a walking miracle.” –

115. “You’ve helped me up when I fell. You’ve helped me learn when I struggled. You loved me more than a son deserves. I love you more than you realize!” – Anonymous

116. “I believe in the strength and intelligence and sensitivity of women. My mother, my sisters—they are strong. My mom is a strong woman, and I love her for it.” – Tom Hiddleston

117. “Looking into my mother’s eyes is like looking into the depths of the universe. May her strength, her love, her devotion, her fears, and her spirit be reflected in mine.” – Anonymous

118. “The most extraordinary bond is between a mother and daughter. The thread connecting them stretches over distance and time, never to break.” – Anonymous

119. “Moms are the people who know us the best and love us the most.” – Anonymous

120. “My mother always said I was beautiful, and I finally believed her at some point.” – Lupita Nyong’o

121. “Little souls find their way to you whether they’re from your womb or someone else’s.” – Sheryl Crow

122. “We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” – Laura Stavoe Harm

123. “You instantly become less selfish. You can’t be the biggest person in the world anymore—they are. really grounds you.” – Keri Russell

124. “Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.” – Meryl Streep

125. “One is a mother in order to love without beginning or end.” – Mariama Bâ

126. “To the world, you are a mother, but to your family, you are the world.” – Anonymous

127. “Moms are the most beautiful beings in the world.” – Anonymous

128. “Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.” – Sophocles

129. “My favorite thing about motherhood is that it’s made me grow into a woman, finally, and I finally grew up, thank God.” – Nicole Polizzi

130. “No matter your age, you will always need your mom.” – Anonymous

131. “Moms are as relentless as the tides. They don’t just drive us to practice, they drive us to greatness.” – Steve Rushin

132. “A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.” – Amy Tan

133. “There ought to be a hall of fame for mamas, creation’s most unique and precious pearls.” – Theodore A. Harris

134. “An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.” – Spanish Proverb

135. “Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe

136. “There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.” – Melvin Russell Ballard

137. “There is nothing as powerful as mother’s love and nothing as healing as a child’s soul.” – Anonymous

138. “There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.” – Sarah Josepha Hale

139. “Mom, you are more precious to me than all the treasure in the world.” – Anonymous

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