10 Inspirational Mother’s Day Quotes

10 inspirational Mother's Day quotes:

Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. This is celebrated in various countries, however, the days or dates are different. In the UK, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday in Lent. This year’s Mother’s Day is falls on 30 March 2014 in the UK.

No matter what day or date it is, we owe our mothers the duty to celebrate them at all times.  We have come up with 10 beautiful and inspirational quotes which you can adapt and incorporate in a card for your mummy to celebrate Mother’s Day. Remember, flowers will fade, gifts will perish but the kind words we speak to our mothers will be everlasting.

What we turn out to be later in life is as a result of someone who cared for us when we were helpless and vulnerable in those tender years in life.

Check out these 10 inspirational Mother’s Day quotes:

1.  All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
– Abraham Lincoln

Whenever I look back on my achievements as a mother, I smile and I’m filled with great joy that my labour has not been in vain. To see our children prospering in their daily endeavours is every woman’s wish and joy. this makes me to appreciate my mother a lot.

2.  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

How could a mother not love and protect their child or children whether they are biological or not? Sometimes mothers can be over-loving, but that is nature’s instincts to do that.

3.  The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Your mother is your first best friend, teaching you the way to go. She’s always supportive in those weak and terrifying moments. She is always ready with that piece of advice to take you to the next level of your life.

4.  I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.
– Antonio Villaraigosa

The first song you’ve ever listened to or heard came from your mother’s mouth regardless of the quality. Those cuckoo songs to rock you to sleep, how can you forget them?

5.  There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.
– Billy Sunday

Wow! the first face you saw and recognised however pretty or ugly it was then and even now, was that of your mother.

6.  Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.
– George Eliot

Those first six years of your life, your mother was there to teach you practically everything – how to take your first walk, your first adult meal, learning those alphabets, how to be polite and love other people, …

7.  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

Remember those sacrifices that she had had to make for you? She would go hungry pretending she was full so that you could have the food. She would take off her clothes to protect you first in the cold; when there was danger, she would put herself forward first to protect you…

8.  A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.
– Tenneva Jordan

Do these ring a bell –  mum, I’m hungry; mummy, I’m cold; mummy this, mum that? She was always the first person to call for anything even if your father was nearby. She was your first best friend to have those hearty chats with in times of worries. She was always there to carry the heavy loads off your shoulders and mind. Even now that you have your own family, you still tell her those anxious thoughts you can’t handle yourself How could you forget?

9.  Mother–that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.
– T. DeWitt Talmage

Above all, you can have many sisters, you can have many brothers, you can have many worldly possessions, but you can ONLY have one MOTHER!

10.  Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn; Hundreds of lambs in the purple clover; Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn; But only one mother the wide world over.
– George Cooper

Therefore, be aware that no gift that you can give to your mother on this Mother’s Day can surpass the ones she’s given to you. If nothing, she gave birth to you. she brought you to your destiny however she did it.

Whether you live with your biological mother or someone you call mother, give a gift of love, kindness and appreciation to what she’s done for you.

Which of these quotes do you find most inspiring? What impact has your mother made in your life?

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