Mother’s Day Quotes 2022

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Happy Mother’s Day Quotes for Moms 2022

From the sweetness of parenthood to the insanity that is everyday life, these amazing Happy Mother’s Day quotes celebrate everything about being a mother. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to show your mom how much you love her by sending her a heartfelt message.

Do you want to give your mum a special gift for the nicest Mother’s Day ever? It’s hard to think of anything better than the largest bouquet of flowers. We’ve put together a heartfelt assortment of Mother’s Day greetings that she’ll appreciate.

Mother's Day Quotes

Short and Sweet Quotes for Mother’s Day

  1. Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.~ Susan Gale

  2. Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.~ Robert Browning

  3. Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.~ Kahil Gibran

  4. Everything I am, you helped me to be.~ Author Unknown

  5. To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world.~ Author Unknown

  6. Life doesn’t come with a manual. It comes with a mother.~ Author Unknown

  7. Mothers are like buttons. They hold everything together.~ Author Unknown

  8. There’s a reason some people think they can achieve anything. They listened to their mother.~ Author Unknown

  9. An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.~ Spanish Proverb

  10. God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.~ Jewish Proverb

  11. A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.~ Victor Hugo

  12. The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children.~ Author Unknown

  13. Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.~ George Eliot

  14. The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.~ Elaine Heffner

  15. To a child’s ear, “mother” is magic in any language.~ Arlene Benedict

  16. A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.~ Unknown

  17. A family raised well by a mother is one of the great wonders of the world. ~ Unknown

  18. The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.~ James Faust

Cute Mother’s Day Messages to Share With Your Friends and Family

  1. As an extra bonus, these funny Mother’s Day quotes can be used as a text message to say “thanks for being an excellent mom”!

  2. Why don’t kids understand that their nap is not for them but for us?~ Alyson Hannigan

  3. Ah, babies! They’re more than just adorable little creatures on whom you can blame your farts.~ Tina Fey

  4. I’ve conquered a lot of things. Blood clots in my lungs – twice. Knee and foot surgeries. Winning grand slams being down match point, to name just a few, but I found out by far the hardest is figuring out a stroller!~ Serena Williams

  5. I always say if you aren’t yelling at your kids, you’re not spending enough time with them.~ Reese Witherspoon

  6. The most expensive part of having kids is all the wine you have to drink.~ Unknown

  7. Motherhood is basically finding activities for children in three-hour pockets of time for the rest of your life.~ Mindy Kaling

  8. Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.~ Ambrose Bierce

  9. If your kids are giving you a headache, follow the directions on the aspirin bottle, especially the part that says “keep away from children”.~ Susan Savannah

  10. When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they’re finished, I climb out.~ Erma Bombeck

  11. I love to play hide and seek with my kid, but some days my goal is to find a hiding place where he can’t find me until after high school.~ Author Unknown

  12. Silence is golden. Unless you have kids, then silence is just suspicious.~ Author Unknown.

  13. Children are a great comfort in your old age – and they help you reach it faster, too.~ Lionel

  14. I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them.~ Phyllis Diller

  15. Raising kids is a walk in the park. Jurassic Park.~ Author Unknown

  16. I’d like to be the ideal mother, but I’m too busy raising my kids.~ Author Unknown

  17. A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.~ Peter De Vries

  18. Working mothers are guinea pigs in a scientific experiment to show that sleep is not necessary to human life.~ Author Unknown

  19. Nothing is really lost until your mom can’t find it.~ Author Unknown.

  20. Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children!~ Sam Levenson

  21. Motherhood: Feeding them as a baby and then through most of their twenties.~ Author Unknown

  22. If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?~ Milton Berle

  23. If at first you don’t succeed, try doing it the way mom told you in the beginning.

  24. You know you’re a mom when you go to the store for yourself and come out with a bag of things for your kids.~ Author Unknown

  25. Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners.~ Author Unknown

  26. My mother’s menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it.~ Buddy Hackett

  27. Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.~ William Feather

  28. Mothers of teens know why some animals eat their young.~ Author Unknown

  29. Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs.~ P.J. O’Rourke

  30. Mother Nature, in her infinite wisdom, has instilled within each of us a powerful biological instinct to reproduce; this is her way of assuring that the human race, come what may, will never have any disposable income.~ Dave Barry

  31. The one thing children wear out faster than shoes is parents.~ John J. Plomp

  32. Mirror, mirror, on the wall, I am my mother after all!~ Author Unknown

  33. The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.~ Calvin Trillin

  34. Usually, the triumph of my day is, you know, everybody making it to the potty.~ Julia Roberts

  35. Ma-ma does everything for the baby, who responds by saying Da-da first.~ Mignon McLaughlin

  36. Parenthood is the passing of a baton, followed by a lifelong disagreement as to who dropped it.~ Robert Brault

  37. It’s a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful.~ Roald Dahl

  38. It is never easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.~ Author Unknown

 

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Mother Daughter Quotes

  1. The older I grow, the more I realize that my mother is the best “best friend” that I ever had.~ Author Unknown

  2. We laugh, we cry, we make time fly…We are best friends, my mom and I.

  3. ~ Author Unknown

  4. Teach your daughter to worry less about fitting into the glass slippers and more about shattering the glass ceilings.~ Author Unknown

  5. A mother is a daughter’s first best friend.~ Author Unknown

  6. As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.~ Kristin Hannah

  7. Over the years, I learned so much from mom. She taught me about the importance of home and history and family and tradition.~ Martha Stewart

  8. A daughter is just a little girl who grows up to be a friend.~ Author Unknown

  9. My mom is a hard worker. She puts her head down and she gets it done. And she finds a way to have fun. She always says, “Happiness is your own responsibility.”~ Jennifer Garner

  10. By the time a woman realizes her mother was right, she has a daughter who thinks she’s wrong.~ Author Unknown

  11. A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart.~ Author Unknown

  12. When your mother asks, “Do you want a piece of advice?” it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.~ Erma Bombeck

  13. Lucky is the Woman whose first child is a daughter.~ Prophet Mohammed

  14. As my mom always said, “You’d rather have smile lines than frown lines.”~ Cindy Crawford

  15. First my mother, forever my friend.~ Unknown

  16. She raised us with humor, and she raised us to understand that not everything was going to be great – but how to laugh through it.~ Liza Minnelli

 

Mother and Son Quotes

  1. Moms are as relentless as the tides. They don’t just drive us to practice, they drive us to greatness.~ Steve Rushin

  2. My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.~ Michael Jordan

  3. A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.~ Irish Proverb

  4. My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.~ Mark Twain

  5. He didn’t realize that love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark.~ J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

  6. There is an endearing tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart.~ Washington Irving

  7. Sons are the anchors of a mother’s life.~ Sophocles

  8. A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it’s too late to let her know that he sees it.~ W. D. Howells

  9. Men are what their mothers made them.~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  10. There has never been, nor will there ever be, anything quite so special as the love between a mother and a son.~ Author Unknown

  11. All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.~ Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

  12. My mother told me a million times not to exaggerate.~ Author Unknown

  13. A mom is a son’s first love.~ Author Unknown

  14. I have a hero, I call her Mom!~ Author Unknown

  15. Mother – that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.~ T. Dewitt Talmage

 

Mom Love Quotes

  1. Your arms were always open when I needed a hug. Your heart understood when I needed a friend. Your gentle eyes were stern when I needed a lesson. Your strength and love has guided me and gave me wings to fly.~ Sarah Malin

  2. Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.~ Mother Teresa

  3. Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.~ Marion C. Garretty

  4. A Mother’s heart, a Mother’s faith, and a Mother’s steadfast love were fashioned by the Angels and sent from God above.

  5. Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me.~ Lady Gaga

  6. If you have a mom, there is nowhere you are likely to go where a prayer has not already been.~ Robert Brault

  7. No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.~ Edwin Chapin

  8. I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.~ Abraham Lincoln

  9. Mother’s love is bliss, is peace, it need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. If it is there, it is like a blessing; if it is not there, it is as if all the beauty had gone out of life.~ Erich Fromm

  10. Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.~ Author Unknown

  11. When you are a mother you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always thinks twice, once for herself and once for her child.~ Sophia Loren

  12. I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.~ Antonio Villaraigosa

  13. There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.~ Elder M. Russell Ballard

  14. A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.~ Princess Diana

  15. There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.~ Jill Churchill

  16. A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still she will cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.~ Washington Irving

  17. 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

  18. I loved you before I knew you~ Author Unknown

  19. I am closest to my mother, as she is my rock, my pillar of strength, and my world. Not only has she stood by me through all times – happy, sad, and otherwise – but there have even been moments when I had completely lost hope, and her immense belief in me had lifted me up.~ Amruta Khanvilkar

  20. Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

  21. The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.~ Jessica Lange

  22. I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.~ Laura Ingalls Wilder

 

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Bible Verses about Mothers

  1. She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue. She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: “Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.”Proverbs 31:26-29

  2. A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.John 16:21

  3. Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. They are a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.Proverbs 1:8-9

  4. My son, keep your father’s commandand do not forsake your mother’s teaching.Bind them always on your heart;fasten them around your neck.When you walk, they will guide you;when you sleep, they will watch over you;when you awake, they will speak to you.Proverbs 6:20-22

  5. Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” – which is the first commandment with a promise – “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”Ephesians 6:1-3

  6. Children’s children are a crown to the aged,and parents are the pride of their children.Proverbs 17:6

  7. Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.Proverbs 22:6

  8. I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joyPhilippians 1:3-4

  9. I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus.1 Corinthians 1:4

  10. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.1 Peter 4:8

  11. Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.1 Corinthians 13:4-7

  12. For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.Isaiah 41:13

  13. Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.Matthew 11:28

  14. but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.Isaiah 40:31

Strong Mother Quotes

  1. Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.~ Author Unknown

  2. That’s the wonderful thing about mothers: you can because you must, and you just do.~ Kate Winslet

  3. A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.~ Dorothy Canfield Fisher

  4. I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me.

  5. Successful mothers are not the ones who have never struggled. They are the ones who never give up, despite their struggles.~ Sharon Jaynes

  6. Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.~ Linda Wooten

  7. I know how to do anything – I’m a mom.~ Roseanne Barr

  8. Motherhood is a choice you make everyday to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is… and to forgive yourself over and over again for doing everything wrong.~ Donna Bell

  9. I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.~ E. M. Forster

  10. You know you’re a mom when you understand why mama bear’s porridge was cold.~ Author Unknown

  11. Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.~ Author Unknown

  12. It takes someone really brave to be a mother, someone strong to raise a child, and someone special to love someone more than herself.~ Author Unknown

  13. The phrase “working mother” is redundant.~ Jane Sellman

  14. Her damaged petals are what made her more beautiful than all of the other flowers.~ A. J. Lawless

  15. There ought to be a hall of fame for mamasCreation’s most unique and precious pearlsAnd heaven help us always to rememberThat the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world~ “The Hand That Rocks the Cradle” by Ted Harris

  16. I think every working mom probably feels the same thing: You go through big chunks of time when you’re just thinking, “This is impossible – oh, this is impossible.” And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible.~ Tina Fey

  17. She made me strong, but she wanted me to be strong. That’s more important.~ Diane von Furstenberg

  18. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter thank you think.~ A. A. Milne

  19. To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.~ Maya Angelou

For Grandmother

  1. Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.~ Alex Haley

  2. A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.~ Author Unknown

  3. There is no place like home – except Grandma’s.~ Author Unknown

  4. Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.~ Marcy DeMaree

  5. A Grandma is warm hugs and sweet memories. She remembers all of your accomplishments and forgets all of your mistakes.~ Barbara Cage

  6. Grandmother and grandchild never truly part, maybe in distance but never in heart.~ Author Unknown

  7. I look back on my childhood and thank the stars above. For everything you gave me, but mostly for your love.~ Wayne F. Winters

  8. Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.~ Author Unknown

  9. Being a mother and grandmother is the best of the best in my life. My grandchildren multiply the joy my daughters bring me.~ Alexandra Stoddard

  10. Grandma, thank you for being my anchor in this stormy sea of life.~ Author Unknown

  11. When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.~ Ogden Nash

 

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What do you say to your mother on Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is an excellent time to thank your mother for everything she has done for you over the years!

In general, it’s always nice to thank your mother for being there for you, recognize some of the sacrifices she’s made in raising you, and wish her best wishes.


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