17 of the Best Mother’s Day Quotes

17 of the Best Mother’s Day Quotes

Let’s be honest, moms deserve way more than one day to celebrate what they mean to us. Bio-moms, adoptive moms, moms-to-be, rainbow moms, grandmas – there’s more than one type of mom, and all of them deserve love and support every day of the year. But for now, let's use this day to recognize the mothers we’re lucky enough to know each day. And that includes you, mama! In case you need to hear this: You’re doing a great job. 

If you can't find the words to say how much you appreciate the moms in your life, many others have said it quite nicely. Here are 17 of the best quotes for and about mothers, in honor of Mother's Day. 

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

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

3. Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while but their hearts forever.

4. “If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” – Stevie Wonder

5. “Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.” – Tina Fey

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

7. Mother's don't sleep. They just worry with their eyes closed.

8. Sooner or later, we all quote our mothers.

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

10. There's no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one. Jill Churchill

11. Life doesn't come with a manual. It comes with a mom. 

12. “To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.” – Maya Angelou

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

14. “I think it’s very important for every mother to find their own way.” – Solange Knowles

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

16. Motherhood starts the moment you decide you want to be a mother.

17. “'Oh, I'm just a mom,' you hear women say. 'Just' a mom? Please! Being a mom is everything. It's mentorship, it's inspirational, it's our hope for the future.” – Sally Field

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