Top Quotes for All Types of Mothers on Mothers Day

A collection of the best quotes about motherhood, birth mothers, and adoptive mothers.

Jeanette Green May 10, 2015

Check out these quotes on motherhood that are sure to warm your heart.  Whether you’re a birth mother or adoptive mother, you are still and always a mother.  It is one of the most rewarding opportunities.  All mothers deserve a little extra attention and love on this special day.

Nothing More Sacred than the Birth of a Child
1. Nothing More Sacred than the Birth of a Child

"Birth mother, there is nothing more sacred than the birth of a child. Something that comes close is the placing of a child into the arms of another." -Terra Cooper

Hold Their Hearts Forever
2. Hold Their Hearts Forever

"Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever." -Author Unknown

A Mother's Hug
3. A Mother's Hug

"A mother's hug lasts long after she let's go." -Author Unknown

My Mother
4. My Mother

"Who ran to help me when I fell, and would some pretty story tell, or kiss the place to make it well? My mother." -Ann Taylor

The Strength of Motherhood
5. The Strength of Motherhood

"Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws." -Barbara Kingsolver

Brave to be a Mother
6. Brave to be a Mother

"It takes someone brave to be a mother, someone strong to raise a child, and someone special to love someone more than herself." -Author Unknown

Unconditional Love For Her Baby
7. Unconditional Love For Her Baby

"Adoption is not a birth-mothers rejection but an unconditional love that inspires her to put herself last and do all she can for her baby." -Author Unknown

Children and Mothers will Always be Togther
9. Children and Mothers will Always be Togther

"Children and mothers
never truly part,
bound together
by the beating of
one another's heart."
-Charlotte Gray

A Mother is Born Again When a Child is Born
10. A Mother is Born Again When a Child is Born

"For when a child is born the mother also is born again." -Gilbert Parker

A Mother's Love is Peace
11. A Mother's Love is Peace

"Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved." -Erich Fromm

Life Began with Waking Up
12. Life Began with Waking Up

"Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face." -George Eliot

A Man Loves His Mother the Longest
13. A Man Loves His Mother the Longest

"A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest." -Irish Poverb

He Made Mothers
14. He Made Mothers

"God could not be everywhere, and therefore He made mothers." -Jewish Poverb

I am a Mom
15. I am a Mom

"Adoptive Mom? I am a Mom. I need no other label or prefix." -Joanne Greco

Giving Birth Does Not Make a Mother
16. Giving Birth Does Not Make a Mother

"Giving birth does not make a mother....Placing a child for adoption does not make her less of one." -Author Unknown

To Be a Mother
17. To Be a Mother

"Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother." -Lin Yutang

My Angel Mother
18. My Angel Mother

"All I am or can be I owe to my angel mother." -Abraham Lincoln

Mother Love
19. Mother Love

"Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible," -Marion C. Garretty

The Payment is Pure Love
20. The Payment is Pure Love

"Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs...since the payment is pure love." -Mildred B. Vermont

A Patchwork of Love
21. A Patchwork of Love

"A mother's heart is a patchwork of love." -Author Unknown

A Mother is Absolutely New
22. A Mother is Absolutely New

"The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new." -Rajneesh

Being a Mother is an Attitude
23. Being a Mother is an Attitude

"Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation." -Robert A. Heinlein

The Love of a Mother
24. The Love of a Mother

"The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father." -Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The Needs of Her Child Above the Wants of Her Heart
25. The Needs of Her Child Above the Wants of Her Heart

"A birth mother puts the needs of her child above the wants of her heart." -Skyler Hardwick

Children are the Anchors
26. Children are the Anchors

"Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life." -Sophocles

You are the World to One Person
27. You are the World to One Person

"To the world you might be one person,
but to one person you might just be the world." -Author Unknown

A Mother Understands
28. A Mother Understands

"A mother understands what a child does not say." -Author Unknown

Motherhood is a Miracle
29. Motherhood is a Miracle

"However motherhood comes to you, it's a miracle." -Valerie Harper

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"The sweetest sounds to mortals given are heard in Mother, Home and Heaven." -William Goldsmith Brown

Mother is the Name for God
31. Mother is the Name for God

"Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children." -William Makepeace Thackery

Working Mothers
32. Working Mothers

"All mothers are working mothers." -Author Unknown

Motherhood
33. Motherhood

"Motherhood: All love begins and ends there." -Robert Browning

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Jeanette Green

Jeanette Green is a mother to three beautiful children--two through the blessing of adoption. She is a firm believer that we never walk alone, the sun continues to shine even when we can’t feel its rays, and you can’t get sick from raw cookie dough. Various life experiences have taught her that life never turns out like we expect. But if we’re patient, we learn that it’s better that way. To learn more about Jeanette and her crew, visit The Green Piece


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