Beautiful Quotes to Show Appreciation for Your Mother

I’ve provided a lovely collection of quotes about mother that are great for putting in a card or letter to let her know how much you love and appreciate her. Let your mother know you care, not just on her birthday or Mother’s Day, but for any old reason.

“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

“My mother was the making of me. She was so true and so sure of me, I felt that I had someone to live for – someone I must not disappoint. The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.”

~ Thomas Edison

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

~ Abraham Lincoln

“Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.”

~ Marion C. Garretty, quoted in A Little Spoonful of Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul

“When I stopped seeing my mother with the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself.”

~ Nancy Friday

“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”

~ Unknown

“Mother – that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.”

~ T. DeWitt Talmage

“The mother’s heart is the child’s school-room.”

~ Henry Ward Beecher

“A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.”

~ Peter De Vries

“No gift to your mother can ever equal her gift to you – life.”

~ Anonymous

“A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.”

~ Irish Proverb

“A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror, that confidence of success that often induces real success.”

~ Sigmund Freud

“Mothers and daughters are closest, when daughters become mothers.”

~ Unknown

“God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.”

~ Jewish Proverb

“Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother.”

~ Moorish Proverb

“I regard no man as poor who has a godly mother.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

“Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.”

~ William Makepeace Thackeray

“You never realize how much your mother loves you till you explore the attic – and find every letter you ever sent her, every finger painting, clay pot, bead necklace, Easter chicken, cardboard Santa Claus, paperlace Mother’s Day card and school report since day one.”

~ Pam Brown

If you have not found the right token of appreciation for your mother, check out the following links for a greater selection:

Mother’s Day Quotes

Quotes About Mother

Inspirational and Funny Videos About Mothers

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