Whether you are a mother celebrating motherhood or looking for the perfect quote to complement a Mother’s Day gift, let these quotes about motherhood inspire you and remind you to take a moment to celebrate your one-of-a-kind mother. If these don’t do the trick, be sure to check out some of our favorite and sweetest Mother’s Day quotes.

Motherhood Quotes


“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning

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

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” – Rajneesh

“There will be so many times you feel like you’ve failed. But in the yes, heart, and mind of your child, you are super mom.” – Stephanie Precourt


“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had.. and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” – Linda Wooten

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

“Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood – finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could not live without.” – Jodi Picoult

“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

“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.” – Stevie Wonder


“Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love.” – Mildred B. Vermont


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