10 Quotes to Wish You a Happy Mother’s Day!

Motherhood is filled with powerful moments, experiences, lessons and stories. Today, we have collected powerful quotes that represent a variety of positive perspectives about the beauty of motherhood. Happy Mother’s Day!

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“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

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“If you’ve never been hated by your child, you’ve never been a parent.” – Bette Davis

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“We have to raise our daughters to be the women they want to be – not the women we think they should be.” – Jada Pinkett Smith

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“Motherhood has taught me the meaning of living in the moment and being at peace. Children don’t think about yesterday, and they don’t think about tomorrow.” – Jessalyn Gilsig

anita baker
“Completeness? Happiness? These words don’t come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me.” – Anita Baker

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“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

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“In a child’s eyes a mother is a goddess. She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love either way. I am convinced that this is the greatest power in the universe.” – N.K. Jemisin

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“Having kids – the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings is the biggest job anyone can embark on.” – Maria Shriver

jessica lange
“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

sarah strohm
“A mother is a mother from the moment her baby is first placed in her arms until eternity. It didn’t matter if her child were three, thirteen or thirty.” – Sara Strohmeyer

What does motherhood mean to you? Share your story about motherhood.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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  • Sharon

    Love this. How can I send this to my daughter who is raising twin grand daughters at the age of fifty. I am so proud of her.