14 Beautiful Quotes for Mother’s Day

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1. “My mother… she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.” ―Jodi Picoult

2. “Dan clung to her in speechless gratitude, feeling the blessedness of mother love, — that divine gift which comforts, purifies, and strengthens all who seek it.” ―Louisa May Alcott, Jo’s Boys

3. “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 who rejoice with us in our sunshine 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.”          —Washington Irving

4. “Because even if the whole world was throwing rocks at you, if you had your mother at your back, you’d be okay. Some deep-rooted part of you would know you were loved. That you deserved to be loved.” ―Jojo Moyes, One Plus One

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6. “I wondered if my smile was as big as hers. Maybe as big. But not as beautiful.”  ―Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

7. “It is the custom of every good mother after her children are asleep to rummage in their minds and put things straight for next morning, repacking into their proper places the many articles that have wandered during the day.” ―J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan

8. “There’s nothing like your mother’s sympathetic voice to make you want to burst into tears.” ―Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic

9. “It’s the child who’s supposed to cry, and the mom who makes it all better, not the other way around, which is why mothers will move heaven and earth to hold it together in front of their own kids.” ―Jodi Picoult, House Rules

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11. “But I guessed she would never stop wanting more for me, more from me. Maybe that’s what mothers did.” ―Kiera Cass, The Selection

12. “A daughter without her mother is a woman broken. It is a loss that turns to arthritis and settles deep into her bones.” ―Kristin Hannah, Summer Island

13. “For we think back through our mothers if we are women.” ―Virginia Woolf

14. “Girls like guys to be a challenge. It gives them some mold to fit in how they act. Like a mom. What would a mom do if she couldn’t fuss over you and make you clean your room? And what would you do without her fussing and making you do it? Everyone needs a mom. And a mom knowns this. And it gives her a sense of purpose. You get it?” ―Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Let me know your favorite quote about mothers in the comments!

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