25 Great Quotes to Celebrate International Mother’s Day

With International Mother’s Day only a few days away, we put together a list of inspirational quotes that will cheer up your mum and you can include them on your card along with your gift.

international mothers day quotes

  1. “My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.” George Washington
  2. “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
  3. “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
  4. “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
  5. “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
  6. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” Robert Browning
  7. “The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.” Honore de Balzac
  8. “I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” Mitch Albom
  9. “Everybody wants to save the Earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes.” P.J. O’Rourke
  10. “This is what we do, my mother’s life said. We find ourselves in the sacrifices we make.” Cammie McGovern
  11. “Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.” Robert A. Heinlein
  12. “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
  13. “If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” Milton Berle
  14. “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
  15. “My mother’s wonderful. To me she’s perfection.” Michael Jackson
  16. “[A] mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” Emily Dickinson
  17. “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
  18. “It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.” Erma Bombeck
  19. “Only mothers can think of the future – because they give birth to it in their children.” Maxim Gorky
  20. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” —Victor Hugo
  21. “Mothers were the only ones you could depend on to tell the whole, unvarnished truth.” Margaret Dilloway
  22. “Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. ” Aristotle
  23. “Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  24. My mother… she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.” Jodi Picoult
  25. “Mom had the kind of love for her that you could feel, like it was part of the atmosphere.” Peter Abrahams

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