Let’s celebrate motherhood with some of the best mom quotes out there!
The world is in a crazy state right now, and it’s hard to know just what to do to help.
Maybe you’re in isolation, whether it be mandatory or self quarantine, or are at least practicing social distancing.
In the light of what’s happening in the world right now, I wanted to do my part to help us try to find blessing in this hardship however possible.
And I thought what better way to do it than with some inspirational motherhood quotes!
Some of these are famous quotes, some are from other bloggers and a few were even created by me.
I hope you enjoy this variety of mom life quotes!
Being a Mom Quotes
“God could not be everywhere, so He created mothers.” ~ Rudyard Kipling
“Having children just puts the whole world in perspective. Everything else just disappears.” ~ Kate Winslet
“Motherhood is a choice you make everyday, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is…and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.” ~ Donna Ball
“Cleaning and scrubbing can wait ’til tomorrow, for babies grow up, we’ve learned to our sorrow. So quiet down cobwebs, dust to go sleep. I’m rocking my baby, and babies don’t keep.” ~ Ruth Hulburt Hamilton
“Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll
Quotes on a Mother’s Love
“A mother’s love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking.” ~Helen Steiner Rice
“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” ~ Agatha Christie
“Mother’s Love is bliss, is peace. It need not be acquired. It need not be deserved.” ~ Erich Fromm
“To my children, If I had to choose between loving you and breathing…I would use my last breath to tell you…I love you” ~ Author Unknown
“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” ~ Robert Browning
Strong Mom Quotes
“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” ~ Nishan Panwar
“Nobody can hide pain better than a mom who’s breaking down but trying to stay strong for her kids.” ~ Author Unknown
“Who needs superheroes when there are moms.” ~ Author Unknown
“The strongest person in the world is a grieving mother that wakes up and keeps going every morning.” ~ Tara Watkins Anderson
“Motherhood is enough.” ~ K.J.C.
Funny Mom Quotes & Sayings
“Mom: One who sacrifices her body, sleep, social life, spending money, eating hot meals, peeing alone, patience, energy and sanity for LOVE!” ~ Lenny Lemons
“My kid is turning out to be exactly like me. Well played, Karma. Well played.” ~ House Wife Plus
“Mom life: Finding a Cheerio in your bra. Thug life: eating it.” ~ Macaroni and Mom Jeans
“If you can’t handle me in my leggings, you don’t deserve me in my slightly nicer leggings.” ~ Author Unknown
“Silence is golden. Unless you have kids. Then silence is suspicious.” ~ Author Unknown
Enjoying Motherhood Quotes
“Everything has changed and yet, I am more me than I’ve ever been.” ~ Iain Thomas
“Still the most magical day of my life was the day I became a mom.” ~ Linda Becker
“I don’t regret being unable to enjoy every minute. Motherhood is hard. I’m learning to stop worrying about enjoying every minute so that I can start enjoying the journey.” ~ Paula Rollo
“The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead.” ~ Marjorie Pay Hinckley
“Motherhood is hard, and it’s wonderful. It’s messy, and it’s beautiful. The most challenging but oh so rewarding. And if I had the choice to be anything at all, I’d still choose to be a mama.” ~ K.J.C.
Real Mom Quotes
A Real Mom: Emotional, yet the rock. Tired, but keeps going. Worried, but full of hope. Impatient, yet patient. Overwhelmed, but never quits. Amazing, even though doubted. Wonderful, even in the chaos. Life changer, every single day. ~ Rachel Martin
“I am a woman. I am a mother. I’m not a 10. I am not perfect. I’m not a size 0. I have stretch marks. Sometimes my house is a mess. Some days I stay in pajamas. I make mistakes. I sometimes choose the wrong path. I stress, I cry, I laugh, I smile. At the end of the day even though I’m not that perfect 10 with the perfect life I know I’m happy and my kids are happy and that’s’ the best thing you can have in life. That’s beauty.” ~ Author Unknown
“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
“Motherhood is not a competition to see who has the smartest kids, the cleanest home, the healthiest dinners, the nicest clothes…Motherhood is YOUR journey with YOUR children.” ~ Author Unknown
“Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” ~ Ricki Lake
Motivational Quotes for Moms
“I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
“A mother is someone who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” ~ Cardinal Mermillod
“Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.” ~ Susan Gale
“I can imagine no heroism greater than motherhood.” ~ Lance Conrad
A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove…But the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.” ~ Forest E. Whitcraft
“You will never look back on your life and think, “I spent too much time with my kids”.” ~ Author Unknown
“When in doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work.” ~ Anna Quindlen
“Moms hold their children’s hands for awhile, but their hearts forever.” ~ Author Unknown
“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
“Motherhood has taught me about living in the moment. Our children don’t remember yesterday. They don’t plan for tomorrow. They just exist in the moment. Be with them.” ~ Jill Costa
I hope these encouraging mom quotes have inspired you, lifted your spirits and helped you realize just how important your job as a mama is.
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