30 Famous Quotes About Moms To Celebrate Mother’s Day

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To help you celebrate the special moms in your life, we’ve searched far and wide for the absolute best Mother’s Day quotes. The all-time greatest quotes about moms, inspiring stories from celebrities about their own mothers, and even some wise words from the feisty ladies on “The Golden Girls” – this list’s got you covered this Mother’s Day.

30 Best Quotes About Mothers

“My mother has always been my emotional barometer and my guidance. I was lucky enough to get to have one woman who truly helped me through everything.”
Emma Stone

“All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother.”
Abraham Lincoln

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“My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.”
George Washington

“Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, moms continuously put others before themselves.”
Charles Stanley

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“If you can’t go back to your mother’s womb, you’d better learn to be a good fighter.”
Anchee Min

“I think my mother is my biggest influence. There are so many things I hate about her but at the same time I’m thankful for her. 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

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“I grew up with just my mom. She and I were like best friends. She’s a very independent woman and I admire that about her. In my life I’ve tried to be like that. To be okay with being on my own and being independent.”
Emma Roberts

“I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you’re going. That’s family values.”
Al Sharpton

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“My mom has obviously had a powerful influence on my life and her voice can describe certain things that I couldn’t see in myself.”

“My mom took all of my behavior personally. Everything I did she thought it was an act of rebellion against her. But it was just me being me.”

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“That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in.”
Lauryn Hill

“What makes me happy is just curling up in with my mom in her bed and watching a marathon of ‘CSI’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ episodes with pints of ice cream.”
Taylor Swift

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“My mom and I have always been very close. She is my best friend. She had to make a lot of sacrifices early on in my life to make sure I got to do what I wanted to do.”
Norah Jones

“My mom was always saying: ‘Be whatever you want to be but stick with it. Don’t waver. Don’t change who you are for anybody.'”
Miranda Lambert

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“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

“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 who rejoice with us in our sunshine, desert us when troubles thicken 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

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“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.”
Honore de Balzac

“My mom she is the most unbelievable mom that you could ever have in your entire life and she’s always with me on everything. The most I’ve ever been away from her is two days. I love her more than anybody could ever know.”
Dakota Fanning

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“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

“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

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