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These short messages highlight the heroes among us everyday: Moms!
Being a mom is one of the toughest (and yet rewarding) jobs anyone can do. Just when we think our own moms have reached the capacity of their resourcefulness and grit, they pull out superpowers we didn’t even know they had. Moms are pros at making holidays extra special, taking an average Friday pizza night and making it a weekly family tradition, and they have an uncanny knack for always knowing where “that thing” is you can’t seem to find.
So this Mother’s Day as we make her breakfast in bed or an impressive brunch, shower her with gifts, and remind her how much she means to so many people, share with her some of these strong mom quotes to remind her of the unique power she holds as a mother. Get her a bouquet of her favorite flowers and include a note from some of culture’s greats who honored the depth and grace of motherhood. If you’re looking to encourage a new mom in your life, be sure to include one of these perfect gifts of first-time mamas. And for more great quotes to include in a Mother’s Day card or Instagram post, check out our Sweet Mother’s Day Quotes Every Mom Should Read.
“There is no way to be the perfect mother but a million ways to be a good one.”
“Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.”
“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.”
“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.”
“Having kids – the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings – is the biggest job anyone can embark on.”
“It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.”
“Tell the story of the mountain you climbed. Your words could become a page in someone else’s survival guide.”
“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.”
“Birth is the epicentre of women’s power.”
“There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation.”
“Motherhood…is an act of infinite optimism.”
“Love as powerful as your mother’s leaves its own mark…To have been loved so deeply… Will give us some protection forever.”
“To all mothers in every circumstance, including those who struggle, I say, ‘Be peaceful. Believe in God and yourself. You are doing better than you think you are.’”
“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colours of a rainbow.”
“The phrase ‘working mother’ is redundant.”
“I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.”
“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will find forgiveness.”
“Women have always been the strong ones of the world.”
“My mother was the one constant in my life. When I think about my mom raising me alone when she was 20, and working and paying the bills, and, you know, trying to pursue your own dreams, I think is a feat that is unmatched.”
“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”
“All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.”
“No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love.”
“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.”