Mother's Day Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old mother's day quotes, mother's day sayings, and mother's day proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The sweetest sounds to mortals given Are heard in Mother, Home, and Heaven. William Goldsmith Brown
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. Meryl Streep
A mother loves her children unconditionally. However they wrong her, she'll carry on loving them. Alaa Al Aswany
There's nothing like your mother's sympathetic voice to make you want to burst into tears. Sophie Kinsella
This heart, my own dear mother, bends, with love's true instinct, back to thee! Thomas Moore
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
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. Mark Twain
A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary. Dorothy Canfield Fisher
There's no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one. Jill Churchill
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
This is what we do, my mother's life said. We find ourselves in the sacrifices we make. Cammie McGovern
My mother is my teacher, her words make me richer, I thank you oh my mother, may you grow and live long! Israelmore Ayivor
In a child's eyes, a mother is a goddess. She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love either way. I am convinced that this is the greatest power in the universe. N.K. Jemisin
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is the essence of real human love, feels the presence of the cherished child even in the debased, degraded man. George Eliot
A mother's love perceives no impossibilities. Paddock
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. Abraham Lincoln
Mothers were the only ones you could depend on to tell the whole, unvarnished truth. Margaret Dilloway
Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. No love so instantaneous and forgiving. Gail Tsukiyama
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
Mothers are like glue. Even when you can't see them, they're still holding the family together. Susan Gale