Motherhood Quotes That Speak To The Meaning Of Unconditional Love


I’ve always believed that being a mother is one the most rewarding jobs in the world. I often joke that it’s a full-time job that we don’t get a physical paycheck for, but watching your child blossom into a good person with a kind heart is worth more than any amount of money in the world. Whether you’re pregnant, a new mom, or a veteran mama, motherhood quotes often speak straight to your heart.

Not every day will be easy, but when you look back once you’re children are grown, every single day will have been worth it. Becoming a mother is something that changes your life in ways you never could have expected. And above all, it’s a beautiful journey filled with highs and lows—and lots and lots of love.

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Here’s a beautiful collection of 30 motherhood quotes to speak straight to your heart, mama….

1. “My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.” — George Washington
2. “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
3. “Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears.” — Kate Winslet
4. “Being a mother is discovering strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you never knew existed.” – Sherene Simon
5. “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
6. “No one else will ever know the strength of my love for you. After all, you’re the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside.”
7. “Having kids—the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings—is the biggest job anyone can embark on.” —Maria Shriver
8. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children” — Jessica Lange
9. “The most magical day of my life was the day I became a mother.”

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10. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” — Robert Browning
11. “A mothers love perceives no impossibilities.” — Cornelia Paddock
12. “Grown don’t mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown. In my heart it don’t mean a thing.” — Toni Morrison
13. “A baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty.”
14. “Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.” — Gail Tsukiyama
15. “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” — Jewish Proverb
16. “There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill
17. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” — Ricki Lake
18. “Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles.”
19. “Children are anchors that hold a mother to life.” – Sophocles
20. “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” — Princess Diana

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21. “Whenever you feel like you are failing, look in the eyes of your child, and know your value.”
22. “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
23. “Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles.”
24. “When life gets hard, and you feel all alone, remember you mean the world to somebody, and that somebody calls you mom.”
25. “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
26. “Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.”
27. “You never know how much love your heart could hold until someone called you mom.”
28. “Your influence as a mother is powerful. Don’t waste it. Little eyes are watching you.”
29. “A baby is something you carry inside you for nine months, in your arms for three years and in your heart till the day you die.” – Mary Mason
30. “A baby arrives, and just like that everything changes. The world gets bigger, heart grows fuller, and life means more.”

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If you know another mother in your circle who would enjoy these quotes, don’t forget to share this article with them. And if you’re lucky enough to still have your own mother in your life, share your favorite quote with her to let her know you love her—just because.

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