We’ve collected seventeen of the most inspirational quotes about mothers and motherhood. Enjoy!
There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.
– Jill Churchill
Some mothers are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.
– Pearl S. Buck
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
– Honoré de Balzac
She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn’t take them along.
– Margaret Culkin Banning
Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.
– Cheryl Lacey Donovan
No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.
– Florida Scott-Maxwell
Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs… since the payment is pure love.
– Mildred B. Vermont
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
A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
– Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Mothers do not have love affairs. Before their children they have dreams, and after their children they have delusions. If the father is involved somewhere, they have fantasies.
A mother is she who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take.
– Anna, Siobhan E Jack
Mother hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.
– Author Unknown
A mother thinks about her children day and night, even if thye are not with her and will love them in a way they will never understand.