111 Inspiring Quotes for Moms


Everyone loves a good quote – and let’s be honest, sometimes we need a good quote to remind us that we are doing a good job. We’re sharing 111 of our favorite inspiring quotes for all the Super-Moms out there.

1. At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents. -Jane D. Hull
2. Isn’t it wonderful to give birth to your own kind? ―Lailah Gifty Akita
3. It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. -Maya Angelou
4. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. -Anne Frank
5. We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves. -Henry Ward Beecher
6. The miracle of children is that we just don’t know how they will change or who they will become. ―Eileen Kennedy-Moore
7. Parent should never forget the great excitement they felt for the birth of a new born into the world. ―Lailah Gifty Akita
8. The bond between parent and child is chemical, fierce, and inexplicable, even if that parent is a sworn killer. This connection cannot be measured; it at once more subtle and more powerful than science. ―Daniel Alarcón
9. Happy homes are filled with the noise of children; unhappy homes the noise of their parents. ―Agona Apell
10. The wonders of a child can only be understood by the child. ―Lailah Gifty Akita
11. The path of development is a journey of discovery that is clear only in retrospect, and it’s rarely a straight line. ―Eileen Kennedy-Moore
12. Parents are the great well wishers of their child, no one else more than them. ―Kusum Manjeshri
13. Most kids act out because they want your attention. Don’t spank your child show them some attention. ―Alcurtis Turner
14. Sometimes to be a good parent… You have to laugh when you want to be angry. You have to be angry when you want to laugh. And that is why good parenting is tough. ―Dan Pearce
15. There is no home as comfortable as your father’s arms and no bed as soft as your mother’s lap. ―Faraaz Kazi
16. Being a parent is like being a catcher. You gotta handle whatever is thrown your way. ―Tom Swyers
17. The best thing parents can do for their children is allow them to be who they were born to be. ―Nancy Arroyo Ruffin
18. The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice. -Peggy O’Mara
19. Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had… and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed. -Linda Wooten
20. The days are long but the years are short. -Anonymous
21. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent. -Bette Davis
22. To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today. -Barbara Johnson
23. Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. -Rumi
24. The best security blanket a child can have is parents who respect each other. -Jane Baustone
25. The most important work you will ever do will be within the walls of your own home. -Anonymous
26. In the end I am the only one who can give my children a happy mother who loves life. -Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard
27. Children learn more from what you are than what you teach. -W.E.B. DuBois
28. Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. -Ben Franklin
29. Let them be little. -Anonymous
30. Your kids watch you for a living. That’s why its so important to try your best to be a good role model. -James Lehman
31. A bad moment, a bad day, a bad week, does not make you a bad parent. -Anonymous
32. Let’s raise children who won’t have to recover from their childhoods. -Pam Leo
33. Being a Mother is not about what you gave up to have a child, but what you’ve gained from having one. -Anonymous
34. Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed. -Maria Montessori
35. Children must be taught HOW TO THINK, not what to think. -Margaret Mead
36. Praise loudly, correct softly. -Anonymous
37. Not loving every moment of motherhood doesn’t mean I don’t love being a mom. -Anonymous
38. A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves you a hundred moments of regret. -Anonymous
39. Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. -C.S. Lewis
40. Blessed is the boy who begins life with a mom in his corner. -Anonymous
41. It’s not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings. -Ann Landers
42. If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much. -Jacqueline Kennedy
43. All kids need is a little help, a little hope, and somebody who believes in them. -Magic Johnson
44. I do my best because I’m counting on you counting on me. -Maya Angelou
45. This business of training little humans for life is a mind-boggling process. -Anonymous
46. Children are made readers in the laps of their parents. -Emilie Buchwald
47. While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about. -Anonymous
48. Children are not things to be molded, but people to be unfolded. -Jess Lair
49. It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness than by fear. -Terence
50. Motherhood is not a battle against other mothers. Motherhood is YOUR journey with YOUR children. -Anonymous
51. It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless. -L.R. Knost
52. Let me mother out of my best hopes instead of my worst fears. -Sarah Bessey
53. Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy. -Robert A. Heinlein
54. The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children. -Anonymous
55. Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. -Rabindranath Tagore
56. A word of encouragement during failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success. -Anonymous
57. Toddlers don’t need “taming” or “correcting” – they need our empathy and respect. -Robin Grille
58. You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make. -Gordon B. Hinkley
59. Bitches get stuff done. -Tina Fey
60. Parenting is as crazy as circumnavigating the globe without a map… but oh, what a journey! -Anonymous
61. If you think my hands are full, you should see my heart. -Anonymous
62. Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. -Anonymous
63. The FAMILY is the most important unit in time and in eternity and, as such, transcends every other interest in life. -Howard W. Hunter
64. You have given someone the gift of life, and someone else a child to love. -Anonymous
65. Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work. -C.S. Lewis
66. Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. -Anonymous
67. Your greatest contribution to the kingdom of God may not be something you do, but someone you raise. -Andy Stanley
68. The more risks you allow children to take, the better they learn to take care of themselves. -Roald Dahl
69. It is vital that our children know that they are loved and safe at home. -Quentin L. Cook
70. I am a mother. Life is tough, but I’m tougher. -Anonymous
71. There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one. —Jill Churchill
72. Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to let your heart go walking around outside your body. -Elizabeth Stone
73. One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. -Anonymous
74. Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story. -Josh Shipp
75. Of all the rights of women, the greatest is the be a mother. -Lin Yutang
76. Parenting without a sense of humor is like being an accountant who sucks at math. -Anonymous
77. There are two gifts we should give our children; one is roots, and the other is wings. -Anonymous
78. Inviting cooperation rather than forcing compliance grows leaders instead of reaping followers. -L.R.Knost
79. A baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty. -Anonymous
80. Being in a long marriage is a little bit like that nice cup of coffee every morning; I might have it every day, but I still enjoy it. -Stephen Gaines
81. If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them and half as much money. -Abigail Van Buren
82. Don’t raise your kids to have more than you had, raise them to be more than you were. -Anonymous
83. Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn. –Anonymous
84. You can’t teach children to behave better by making them feel worse. When children feel better, they behave better. -Pam Leo
85. A busy mom isn’t a better mom. She’s a more exhausted mom. -Kimberlee
86. Parents need to fill a child’s bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can’t poke enough holes in it to drain it dry. -Alvin Price
87. Sooner or later, we all quote our mothers.” -Bern Williams
88. The struggle is part of the story. -Anonymous
89. His little hands stole my heart… and his little feet ran away with it. -Anonymous
90. Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay. -Dalai Lama
91. Kids don’t remember their best day of television. -Anonymous
92. If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. -Einstein
93. Do the best you can until you know better, then when you know better, do better!” -Maya Angelou
94. It only take one negative comment to kill a dream. Remember that next time. -Anonymous
95. No parent can child-proof the world. A parent’s job is to world-proof the child. -Doug Flanders, MD
96. Today I will slow down, smile, enjoy it. -Anonymous
97. Be the mentor you wish you had. -Anonymous
98. It takes a big heart to help shape little minds. -Anonymous
99. Parenting is the easiest thing in the world to have an opinion about, but the hardest thing in the world to do. -Matt Walsh
100. The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any. -Fred Astaire
101. Be the Mom you want them to remember. -Anonymous
102. I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know. —Mitch Albom
103. You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. -Christopher Robin
104. You do not have to make your children into wonderful people you just have to remind them that they are wonderful people if you do this consistently from the day they are born. -William Martin
105. The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them. -Frank A. Clark
106. Insanity is hereditary. You get it from your kids. -Sam Levenson
107. Cleaning your house when your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. -Phyllis Diller
108. There is no such thing as a perfect parent, so just be a real one. -Sue Atkins
109. I found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. -Harry S. Truman
110. Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who step on their toes. -Chinese Proverb
111. There will be so many times you feel like you failed. But in the eyes, ears, and mind of your child, you are SUPER MOM. -Stephanie Precourt

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