Floral Occasions & Holidays, Mother's Day

The Sweetest Mother’s Day Quotes: Because Mom Deserves the Best

April 22, 2013
Tulip With Mother's Day Card

Tulip With Mother's Day CardYour mom means so much to you: She’s your best friend, your guardian, your idol. So when you’re penning her Mother’s Day card, it’s only natural to be at a loss for words. After all, how can you ever really thank the woman who gave you the biggest gift of all: your life? But don’t you worry. We know your mom deserves the absolute best, so we’ve gathered the sweetest Mother’s Day quotes to send to her on her special day. Scroll them on a card and send them with Mother’s Day flowers, pin them on Pinterest, or post them on your mom’s Facebook wall. However you say it, your mom will get your loving message loud and clear!

Mother’s Day Quotes

Abraham Lincoln Mother's Day Quote

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

Kate Douglas Wiggin Mother's Day Quote

“Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one mother in the whole world.” – Kate Douglas Wiggin

Hebrew Proverb for Mother's Day

“God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.” – Hebrew Proverb

Elizabeth Stone Mother's Day Quote

“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

Mother's Day Hebrew Proverb

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

George Cooper Mother's Day Quote

“Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,
Hundreds of lambs in the purple clover,
Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn,
But only one mother the wide world over.”
– George Cooper

Unknown Mother's Day Quote

“Mother, the ribbons of your love are woven around my heart.” – Anonymous

Andrew Jackson Mother's Day Quote

“There never was a woman like her. She was gentle as a dove and brave as a lioness … The memory of my mother and her teachings were, after all, the only capital I had to start life with, and on that capital I have made my way.” – Andrew Jackson

Henry Ward Beecher Mother's Day Quote

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

Anonymous Mother's Day Quote

“Nobody knows of the work it makes to keep the home together. Nobody knows of the steps it takes; nobody knows—but Mother.” – Anonymous

Mother's Day Quote - Author Unknown

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

William Goldsmith Brown Mother's Day Quote

“The sweetest sounds to mortals given
Are heard in Mother, Home, and Heaven.”
– William Goldsmith Brown

William Makepeace Thackeray Mother's Day Quote

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes Mother's Day Quote

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

Mother's Day Quote - Author Anonymous

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