75+ Unique Motherhood Quotes to Cherish

by Parul Garg
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Looking for a wonderful motherhood quote or just want to think about mothers’ incredible strength and wisdom? Read on for 75 inspiring parenting quotes from actresses, writers, singers, and CEOs, many of whom are moms themselves.

  1. Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy. —Tina Fey
  2. I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.- Unknow
  3. A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s. – Princess Diana
  4. Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.– Tina Fey
  5. 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
  6. In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves.—Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn
  7. There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.—Jill Churchill
  8. Little souls find their way to you whether they’re from your womb or someone else’s. – Sheryl Crow
  9. Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.- Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
  10. The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires. – Dorothy Parker
  11. My favorite thing about being a mom is just what a better person it makes you on a daily basis.– Drew Barrymore
  12. At the end of the day my most important job is still mom-in-chief.– Michelle Obama
  13. If you’re a mom, you’re a superhero. Period. – Rosie Pope
  14. I’ve never had more appreciation for anyone in my entire life until I became a mom. – Chrissy Teigen
  15. Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.- Eric Fromm
  16. Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials —Meryl Streep
  17. When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.—Charley Benetto
  18. Ain’t no hood like motherhood. – Unknown
  19. Growing tiny humans is exhausting. – Beingmomandmore
  20. Men are what their mothers made them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson 
  21. If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? – Milton Berle 
  22. One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters.—George Herbert
  23. She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn’t take them along. —Margaret Culkin Banning
  24. If I know what love is, it’s because of you.”– Hermann Hesse
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  1. The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. – Jessica Lange
  2. Becoming a mother makes you realize you can do almost anything one-handed.– Unknown
  3. Life doesn’t come with a manual; it comes with a mother– Unknown
  4. I’m a strong woman because a strong woman raised me. – Unknown
  5. A mother and daughter’s love is never separated.– Viola Shipman
  6. Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are. – Cheryl Lacey Donovan 
  7. A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.—Unknown
  8. The mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. – Honore de Balzac
  9. 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
  10. Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heartthrob.—Leroy Brownlow
  11. The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.—Elaine Heffner
  1. In the mother’s eyes, her smile, her stroking touch, the child reads the message: ‘You are there!—Adrienne Rich
  2. If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.—Stevie Wonder
  3. When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Mitch Albom
  4. The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly – indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection. – Arianna Huffington
  5. When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, its our job to share our calm, not to join their chaos. – LR Knost
  6. [Motherhood is] the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary—it’s an act of infinite optimism.—Gilda Radner
  7. A mother’s love liberates. —Maya Angelou
  8. The best place to cry is on a mother’s arms.—Jodi Picoult
  9. Call your mother. Tell her you love her. Remember, you’re the only person who knows what her heart sounds like from the inside. —Rachel Wolchin
  10. In the end, mothers are always right. No one else tells the truth.—Randy Susan Meyers
  11. God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.—Rudyard Kipling
  12. We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.—Laura Stavoe Harm
  13. I like to think of motherhood as a great big adventure. You set off on a journey, you don’t really know how to navigate things, and you don’t exactly know where you’re going or how you’re going to get there.— Unknown
  14. A new baby is like the beginning of all things — wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.— Eda J. Le Shan
  15. There is nothing like a newborn baby to renew your spirit and to buttress your resolve to make the world a better place.— Virginia Kelley
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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. The best part of being a mom to me is the unconditional love. I have never felt a love as pure, a love that’s as rewarding. — Monica Denise Brown
  4. My biggest goal for the future is motherhood. ― Misty May-Treanor
  5. Motherhood is messy. And challenging. And crazy. And sleepless. And giving. And still unbelievably beautiful. – Rachel Martin
  1. In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves. — Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn
  2. Babies are bits of star-dust blown from the hand of God. Lucky the woman who knows the pangs of birth for she has held a star.— Larry Barretto
  3. Making a decision to have a child — it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.— Elizabeth Stone
  4. A mother’s love is instinctual, unconditional, and forever. – Unknown
  5. Motherhood: All love begins and ends here. – Unknown 
  6. He didn’t realize that love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark. —J.K. Rowling
  7. If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy. —Ferrell Sims
  8. Don’t wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life. – Joyce Meyer
  9. My Favorite thing about being a mom is just what a better person it makes you on a daily basis. – Drew Barrymore
  10. Little souls find their way to you whether they’re from your womb or someone else’s. – Sheryl Crow
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  1. “You’re going to get advice from a lot of people, and you can take bits and pieces, but you know innately what your child needs. You should trust that.” – Lucy Liu
  2. “Becoming a mother has made me next-level confident. I’ve never felt more empowered.” – Kelly Clarkson
  3. A woman must combine the role of mother, wife, and politician. – Emma Bonino.
  4. My mother said to me, ‘If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.’ Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso. – Pablo Picasso
  5. Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. – Aristotle
  6. Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me. – Alice Walker
  7. My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don’t need another plaque. – Denzel Washington
  8. .”I think every working mom probably feels the same thing: You go through big chunks of time where you’re just thinking, ‘This is impossible — oh, this is impossible.’ And then you just keep going and keep going and you sort of do the impossible.” – Tina Fey
  1. If you are a mom, you are a superhero. Period.  – Rosie Pope Jodi Shea, Laramie
  2. Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother. – Lin Yutang
  3. My more serious quote… “That awkward moment when you’re not sure if you actually have free time or if you’re just forgetting everything” – Unknown
  4. Live in the moment and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering. –Fanny Crosby
  5. My childhood may be over, but that doesn’t mean playtime is. –Ron Olson
  6. All mothers are working mothers. –Author Unknown
  7. To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow. — Maya Angelou

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rohan August 4, 2022 - 12:08 pm

Great blog I really got the opportunity to pick up some great quotes.

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