Inspiring Motherhood Quotes

Inspiring Motherhood Quotes by Robert Browning, Abraham Lincoln, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Henry Ward Beecher, Laurence Housman, George Washington and many others.

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
Robert Browning
I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
Abraham Lincoln
Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.
Henry Ward Beecher
If nature had arranged that husbands and wives should have children alternatively, there would never be more than three in a family.
Laurence Housman
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother.
George Washington
A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world.
Agatha Christie
Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.
Sam Levenson
My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart-a heart so large that everybody’s joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.
Mark Twain
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
Rudyard Kipling
Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother
Lin Yutang
Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to ‘jump at the sun.’ We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground.
Zora Neale Hurston
To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.
Maya Angelou
There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.
Jill Churchill
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
Gaspard Mermillod
No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.
Florida Scott-Maxwell
Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
Erich Fromm
Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
Stevie Wonder
My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.
Michael Jordan
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.
Oscar Wilde
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.
Oprah Winfrey
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
Meryl Streep
In the Heaven’s above, the angels, whispering to one another, can find, among their burning terms of love, none so devotional as that of ‘Mother.
Edgar Allan Poe
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.
Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.
Tina Fey
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
Barbara Kingsolver
A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
Victor Hugo
[A] mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
Emily Dickinson
A mother has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
Sophia Loren
At work, you think of the children you have left at home. At home, you think of the work you’ve left unfinished. Such a struggle is unleashed within yourself. Your heart is rent.
Golda Meir
Never marry a man who hates his mother because he’ll end up hating you.
Jill Bennett