Mother Quote Collection: Mother Quotes that Celebrate the Relationship between Parent and Child

Our mother quote collection offers inspirational quotes about the women who cared for us when we were vulnerable and small. Although you may not agree with all your mother's choices, honor her best efforts. Pick a quotation and send it to your mom with some token of your childhood: an old photograph, a letter you wrote her as a child, or a handwritten memory of an experience you shared. If you're looking for a Mothers Day gift, enclose your favorite saying in the card.

~ Laura Pickford Ramirez

Mother quote: 1

A mother understands what a child does not say.


Mom quote: 2

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother._

~Oprah Winfrey~

Mom quotes: 3

The hand that rocks the cradle
Is the hand that rules the world.

~William Ross Wallace~

Quotation: 4

No matter how old a mother is she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.

~Florida Scott-Maxell~

Sayings about mom: 5

A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, "where mother is."_

~Keith L. Brooks~

Mom quotes: 6

The formative period for building character for eternity is in the nursery. The mother is queen of that realm and sways a scepter more potent than that of kings or priests.

~Author Unknown~

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Mother quotes: 7

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.


~Mark Twain~

Mom quotations: 7

The Kennedy home was a place of much action and laughter, a lively, brawling mob of children overseen by a mother who knew when to look the other way.

~James David Barber~

Mom quotes: 8

Thou art thy mother's glass, and she in thee
Calls back the lovely April of her prime.

~William Shakespeare~

Saying: 9

God could not be everywhere and therefore He made mothers.

~Jewish Proverb~

Mother quote: 10

A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.

~Irish Proverb~

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