These 100 positive mother quotes are all words of love and wisdom to inspire and uplift mothers. The quotes and sayings are taken from several pages on this site.
They are also available to download and print as small quote cards from my Spiritual Quotes To Live By Etsy shop, along with my other 100 Quote sets.
100 Positive mother quotes are listed alphabetically on authors surname
A 100 Positive Mother Quotes
When you are loving your children and expecting good things for them, you are tapped into the energy of your Source and you’re flooding that all over them.
So mother, I thank you for all that you’ve done and still do. You got me, I got you. Together we always pull through.
Christina Aguilera 1980
But behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begins.
Mitch Albom 1958
When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.
Mitch Albom 1958
Mother’s hug.. The only drug that works every time, costs nothing and has no side effects.
B 100 Positive Mother Quotes
A mothers happiness is like a beacon; lighting up the future, but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
Honore de Balzac 1799- 1850
She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn’t take them along.
Margaret Culkin Banning 1891 – 1982
The God to whom little boys say their prayers has a face very like their mothers.
James Matthew Barrie 1860 – 1937
Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.
Henry Ward Beecher 1813 – 1887
God pardons like a mother who kisses the offence into everlasting forgetfulness.
Henry Ward Beecher 1813-1987
The mother’s heart is a child’s schoolroom.
Henry Ward Beecher 1813 – 1887
To a child’s ear, ‘Mother’ is magic in any language.
The gain is not the having of children, it is the discovery of love and how to be loving.
Do not ask that your kids live up to your expectations. Let your kids be who they are, and your expectations will be in breathless pursuit.
If you have a mom, there is nowhere you are likely to go where a prayer has not already been.
In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy too.
What is a mom? But the sunshine of our days and the North star of our nights.
However time or circumstances may come between mother and her child, their lives are interwoven forever.
Pam Brown 1948
Mothers are the pivot on which the family spins. Mothers are the pivot on which the world spins.
Pam Brown 1948
Motherhood… all love begins and ends there.
Robert Browning 1812-1889
C 100 Positive Mother Quotes
Who is it that loves me and will love me forever, with affection that no chance, no misery, no crime of mine can do away? It is you, my mother.
Thomas Carlyle 1795-1881
I am thankful for a lawn that needs mowing, windows that need cleaning and gutters that need fixing because I have a home. I am thankful for the piles of laundry and ironing because it means my loved ones are nearby.
Nancie J. Carmody
No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.
Edwin H. Chapin 1814-1880
A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
Agatha Christie 1890 – 1976
A mother is…
A mother, still the holiest thing alive.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1772-1834
D 100 Positive Mother Quotes
If your life inspires just one child.. Your life has been a success.
A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.
Princess Diana 1961 – 1997
Whatever they grow up to be, they are still our children and the one most important of all the things we can give them is unconditional love. Not love that depends on anything at all, except that they are our children.
Your children are Spiritual Beings who come through you, not for you.
Wayne Dyer 1940 – 2015
E 100 Positive Mother Quotes
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Thomas Edison 1847-1931
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803 – 1882
Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing a potent spell.
F 100 Positive Mother Quotes
A mother’s love is something we keep locked deep in our hearts, always knowing it will be there to comfort us.
Mother’s love is peace, it need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
Erich Fromm 1900-1980
G 100 Positive Mother Quotes
Mothers are like glue.. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.
Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason, and those of us who are mothers know it’s the most exquisite love of all.
Mother.. The most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.
Kahlil Gibran 1883 – 1931
If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.
Haim Ginott 1922 – 1973
A mother is a child’s first looking glass into the world.
Richelle E. Goodrich
Now the years have passed and you are grown
But my memory of pure Bliss can still bring a tear
When you were first placed in my arms
That moment I treasure most dear
Trina Graves 1961
H 100 Positive Mother Quotes
You make sacrifices to become a mother. But you really find yourself and your Soul when you are one.
Mariska Hargitay 1964
My mom is a never-ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness and being. I may sometimes forget the words, but I always remember the tune.
The best thing to spend on your children is time.
Mother is the one we count on for all the things that matter most of all.
Katherine Butler Hathaway 1890 – 1942
The attitude that you have as a parent is what your kids will learn from, more than what you tell them. They don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Jim Henson 1936 – 1990
Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; a mothers secret hope outlives them all.
Oliver Wendell Holmes 1809-1894
The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child.
A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
Victor Hugo 1802-1885
Motherhood is near to divinity. It is the highest service to be assumed by mankind.
Howard W. Hunter 1907 – 1995
K 100 Positive Mother Quotes
Whenever I held my newborn baby in my arms, I used to think that what I said and did to him could have an influence not only on him but on all whom he met, not only for a day or a month, or a year, but for all eternity. A very challenging and exciting thought for a mother.
Rose Kennedy 1890 – 1995
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
Barbara Kingsolver 1955
L 100 Positive Mother Quotes
Give the ones you love.. Wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay.
Dalai Lama 1935
It is vital that when educating children’s brains that we do not neglect to educate their hearts.
Dalai Lama 1935
There really are places in the heart you don’t even know exist until you love a child.
Anne Lamott 1954
Loving a child is a circular business.. The more you give, the more you get, the more you get, the more you give.
Penelope Leach 1937
All children who are held and loved will know how to love others. Spread these virtues in the world.. Nothing more need be done.
M 100 Positive Mother Quotes
All mothers are rich when they love their children. There are no poor mothers, no ugly ones, no old ones. Their love is always the most beautiful of joys.
Maurice Maeterlinck 1862-1949
There is no greater love on this Earth than that of a mother for her child. The necessary science of love for this planet must therefore start with a right understanding of a mother’s love, the deepest, truest and most cosmic love.
Robert Muller 1923 – 2010
N 100 Positive Mother Quotes
Children are a gift from the heavens.
P 100 Positive Mother Quotes
A mother’s love perceives no impossibilities.
Nothing will ever make you as happy or sad, as proud or as tired as motherhood.
Elia Parsons 1937 – 2011
Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
Plato 429BC – 347BC
In the heavens above
The angels, whispering to one another
Can find amid their burning terms of love
None so devotional as that of ‘Mother’
Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849
We are like lighthouses to our children.. Beacons showing them the way. And when our light goes out, theirs will be at its brightest.. Ready to take over for us.
R 100 Positive Mother Quotes
There is no teacher equal to mother.
Amit Ray 1960
S 100 Positive Mother Quotes
Before becoming a mother I had a hundred theories on how to bring up children. Now I have seven children and only one theory.. Love them, especially when they least deserve to be loved.
If I were asked to define motherhood, I would have defined it as love in its purest from.. Unconditional love.
While we try to teach our children all about life..
Our children teach us what life is all about.
Children are the anchors that hold the mother to life.
T 100 Positive Mother Quotes
A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.
Amy Tan 1952
A good mother is irreplaceable.
Adriana Trigiani 1970
V 100 Positive Mother Quotes
She is the creature of life, the giver of life, and the giver of abundant love, care and protection. Such are the great qualities of a mother.
Ama H. Vanniarachchy
The bond between a mother and her child is the only real and purest bond in the world, the only true love we can ever find in our lifetime.
Ama H. Vanniarachchy
W 100 Positive Mother Quotes
There’s no job more important on the planet than being a mom.
Mark Wahlberg 1971
The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.
William Ross Wallace 1819-1881
My mother was the source from which I derived the guiding principles of my life.
John Wesley 1703-1791
Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else disappears.
Kate Winslet 1975
No one can take the place of a perfect mother who gives you the world as you know it, and makes you believe that it is yours to take.
A mother holds her children’s hands for a while..
Their hearts forever.
A mother is like a pavement in the middle of the fast lane.
A mother is like an island in life’s ocean, a peaceful quiet shelter from the restless tide.
A mother is like the stars.. Even when you don’t see her, you know she’s there.
A mother is she who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take.
A mother is someone who dreams great dreams for you, but then she lets you chase the dreams you have for yourself and loves you just the same.
A mother laughs our laughter, sheds our tears, returns our love, and fears our fears.
A mother’s heart is a garden of love that is always in bloom.
A mother’s heart is always with her children.
A mother’s love is forever.. Time, distance and hardship, all fall before the strength of her love.
A mother’s love is like a circle.. It has no beginning and no ending.
Children and mothers never truly part, they are bound in the beating of each other’s heart.
God couldn’t be everywhere, so He created mothers.
He who takes the child by the hand.. Takes the mother by the heart.
It’s the little memories that will last a lifetime.
Little feet leave the biggest footprints in our hearts.
Mother is the heartbeat of the home.
Mums are like buttons.. They hold everything together.
The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are.. The arms of your children.
There is no love like that of the mother for her child.
There is no way to be a perfect mother, but there are thousands of ways to be a great one.
When you need real understanding
When you need someone to care
When you need someone to listen
A mother is always there