Mother's Day Quotes

Expressing the affection a child feels for her mother can present a challenge.

Expressing the affection a child feels for her mother can present a challenge.

From calming you when you need soothing to tackling distasteful tasks, such as diaper changing or cleaning up after a tot who has the flu, a mother's job is a never-ending and taxing one. As Mother's Day arrives, express your appreciation to your mother or the wife with whom you share a child by borrowing words from another. Whether inserted in a card or used in a Mother's Day craft, a quote about motherhood and the work that it requires can help you express yourself eloquently and make your appreciation known.

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.”

This quote, by Hindu religious leader Rajneesh, is simple and true. Add this quote to a Mother's Day card for a woman celebrating her first Mother's Day, reflecting that fact that, as she certainly knows, her life forever changed the minute she welcomed her child into the world.

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

Abraham Lincoln, a man who most would agree did much to propel America into the future, stated these words in reference to his mother. Add this quote to a photo mat, and place it in a frame with a picture of you and your mother at the center. For an ideal photo, select one of you and your mother as you accomplished a great feat, such as a picture of you in your graduation gown with your mother at your side.

“Sweater, n: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.”

American writer Ambrose Bierce penned this humorous quote. Share this quote with a mother who is perhaps a bit overprotective as a humorous way to reflect her doting nature on Mother's Day. For an even more personalized option, jot the quote onto the back of a picture of yourself wearing a sweater as a child.

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

This anonymous quote is undeniably true. Jot this quote inside your Mother's Day card, telling her that though you tried your best to get her a gift she would enjoy, nothing you could give her would ever prove sufficient repayment for what she has done for you.

“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”

“Jungle Book” author Rudyard Kipling penned these thoughtful words about motherhood. If you are seeking a way to express to your mother that she is a blessing and you appreciate all that she does, add this quote to your Mother's Day card before presenting it to her.

“If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?”

Humorist Milton Berle stated these motherhood-themed words. If seeking to express to your mother or your wife that you understand just how hard mothers work, add this quote to a card. Slip a gift card for a massage or attach it to another relaxation-themed gift as a way to encourage her to relax on this special day.

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