40 of the Best Quotes to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a very special occasion, where people around the world celebrate their wonderful mothers and thank them for everything they do. Being a parent is one of the most difficult roles to fill, so taking some time once a year to thank your mother is a beautiful reminder of how precious your relationship is.

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Arranging for some flowers to be delivered or buying a bottle wine and jewellery for your mom can be a lovely way to spoil her, particularly if you don’t visit as often as you’d like. Writing a heartfelt message in a card is the most important gift however, and if you’re not sure how to put your love into words, why not include some of our favourite quotes about moms below!

1. 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

2. A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. Tenneva Jordan

3. Sometimes, mothers say and do things that seem like they don't want their kids...but when you look more closely, you realize that they're doing those kids a favor. They're just trying to give them a better life. Jodi Picoult

4. My mother, is the bone 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 imagine a life without her. Kristin Hannah

5. ‘Oh, I’m just a mom,’ you heard women say. Just a mom? Please! Being a mom is everything. It’s mentorship, it’s inspirational, and it’s our hope for the future. Sally Field

6. 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

7. 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

8. Kids don't stay with you if you do it right. It's the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won't be needed in the long run. Barbara Kingsolver

9. My favorite thing about being a mom is just what a better person it makes you on a daily basis. Every morning when I wake her up, the endgame is, ‘Can I get her to smile?’ And that puts me in a good mood. It’s definitely a different way to live - and a much better one. Drew Barrymore

10. There is no such thing in the world as supermom. We just do the best we can. Sarah Michelle Gellar

11. A mother’s love is everything. It is what brings a child into this world. It is what molds their entire being. When a mother sees her child in danger, she is literally capable of anything. Mothers have lifted cars off of their children, and destroyed entire dynasties. A mother’s love is the strongest energy known to man. Jamie McGuire

12. Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles. Sharon Jaynes

13. Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears. Kate Winslet

14. My mother is a walking miracle. Leonardo DiCaprio

15. 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 Ball

16. A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she 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. At work, you think of the children you have left at home. At home, you think of the work you've left unfinished. Such a struggle is unleashed within yourself. Your heart is rent. Golda Meir


18. A mother’s love liberates. Maya Angelou

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

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

21. Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving. Gail Tsukiyama

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


23. 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

24. 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

25. To her whose heart is my heart’s quiet home,To my first Love, my Mother, on whose kneeI learnt love-lore that is not troublesome. Christina Rossetti

26. A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path. Agatha Christie

27. Women do not have to sacrifice personhood if they are mothers. They do not have to sacrifice motherhood in order to be persons. Liberation was meant to expand women’s opportunities, not to limit them. The self-esteem that has been found in new pursuits can also be found in mothering. Elaine Heffner

28. Motherhood is tough. If you just want a wonderful little creature to love, you can get a puppy. Barbara Walters

29. Even as a small child, I understood that women had secrets, and that some of these were only to be told to daughters. In this way we were bound together for eternity. Alice Hoffman

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

31. 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

32. Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are. Dorothy Canfield Fisher

33. Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. Oprah Winfrey

34. There is no way to be a perfect mother, and million ways to be a good one. Jill Churchill

35. Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy. Tina Fey

36. Motherhood is wonderful, but it’s also hard work. It’s the logistics more than anything. You discover you have reserves of energy you didn’t know you had. Deborah Mailman

37. Mom - the person most likely to write an autobiography and never mention herself. Robert Brault

38. Who ran to help me when I fell,And would some pretty story tell,Or kiss the place to make it well? My Mother. Ann Taylor

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

40. All I know is that when I’m a parent I want to be just like my mom. I can talk to my mom more than any of my friends could talk to their parents. Nikki Reed

If you want to really celebrate mothers day why not choose something from our range of mothers day flowers.


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