Inspiring Quotes For Moms

While work of modern motherhood is extremely fulfilling, it’s often incredibly challenging. For that reason, a little extra inspiration goes a long way (particularly for those thankless days).

Inspiring Quotes For Moms

I’m sharing 25 inspiring quotes for moms to help you feel more inspired in your day to day life as a mom.

1. “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

2. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” — Honore de Balzac

3. “There is no way to be a perfect mother, but a million ways to be a good one.” — Jill Churchill

4. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” — Ricki Lake

5. “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you never knew existed.” -— Linda Wooten

6. “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” — Princess Diana

7. “The best way to make children good is to make them happy.” — Oscar Wilde

8. “A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” — Amy Tan

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

10. “A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” — Dorothy Canfield Fisher

11. “A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” — Honore de Balzac

12. “The only thing better than having you for a mom is my children having you for their grandma.” — Unknown

13. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” — Cardinal Mermillod

14. “A mother’s love is the heart of a family.” — Unknown

15. “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” Unknown

16. “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” Theodore Hesburgh

17. “A mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” — Marion C. Garretty

18. “Motherhood is a choice you make every day, 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

19. “Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.” Tina Fey

20. “There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.” Elder M. Russell Ballard

21. “A mother’s love is the sunshine that nourishes our hearts.” Debasish Mridha

22. “Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.” Unknown

23. “Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” Oliver Wendell Holmes

24. “A mother’s love is like a circle, it has no beginning and no end.” Unknown

25. “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 Rice

A Final Note

Wishing you more joy and fulfillment in motherhood than you can possibly imagine for yourself.

Use the resources below to help you become the mom you were made to be: