Mother’s Day is a special time to honor the remarkable women in our lives who have shaped us into who we are. For many, it’s a day of celebration and gratitude, filled with laughter, memories, and love. Yet, for others, it can evoke feelings of longing and remembrance for mothers who are no longer with us.

 This blog post is dedicated to both celebrating the incredible mothers we’re lucky to have and comforting those who may be missing theirs, offering a collection of quotes that inspire, commemorate, and heal.


10 Inspiring Quotes to Celebrate Mothers

Mothers and mother figures are the bedrock of our lives, offering unconditional love, tireless support, and lots of life experience. These 10 quotes are a tribute to their dedication and love.

  1. “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” — George Eliot
  2. “My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.” — Lisa Leslie
  3. “Behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begins.” —Mitch Albom
  4. “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” — Princess Dianna
  5. “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” — Abraham Lincoln
  6. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” — Robert Browning
  7. “Moms are the people who know us the best and love us the most.” – Unknown
  8. “Every smile, every loving word, every simple act of kindness from a mother, imprints forever in the heart.” — Unknown
  9. “Mother: A title just above the queen.” — Unknown
  10. “To the world, you are a mother, but to your family, you are the world.” — Unknown


10 Comforting Quotes for Those Missing Their Mothers

Facing Mother’s Day without your mother can feel like a heavy weight. Whether it’s your first Mother’s Day without your mom, or she’s been gone for many years, missing her can leave you full of heartache.

We hope you can find solace in the list we created with our favorite “missing my mom” quotes:


  1. “Every Mother’s Day without you reminds me of the love and light you brought to my life.” — Unknown
  2. “My Mother taught me everything except how to live without her.” — Unknown
  3. “What we once enjoyed and deeply loved, we can never lose; for all that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” — Helen Keller
  4. “Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones’ shine down to let us know they are happy.” — Eskimo Legend
  5. “Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.” — Unknown
  6. “Every Mother’s Day without you just reminds me of the depth of love missing from my life. — Unknown
  7. “Mom, your love blossoms in me like the flowers of spring that we used to plant together.” — Unknown
  8. “The day she dies, you become an adult. The kind of adult that does not have a mother. That is a different kind of adult. Trust me. “— Chelsea Ohlemiller
  9. “Every star in the sky is a reminder of the sparkle you left in my life.” — Unknown
  10. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk in my own garden forever.” — Alfred, Lord Tennyson

How to Use These Quotes

For Celebrations: You can use these quotes in your Mother’s Day cards, gift tags, and social media posts to celebrate your mom’s special day. They can also be shared during family gatherings as a toast or a special tribute to all the moms present.

 For a one -of-a kind personalized Mother’s Day gift, consider the gift of a Milestone Magazine. Special quotes, sayings, and poems can be added to the pages of Mom’s very own magazine to showcase the wonderful mother she is.

For Remembrance: These comforting quotes can be incorporated into a memorial service, or be used in quiet moments as you reflect on the beautiful memories shared. Creating a Celebration of Life magazine using your favorite quotes, photos and tributes is a beautiful way to honor the life of your angel mom. Creating this keepsake can be a meaningful and therapeutic way to remember your mom on this day.


Final Thoughts

Mother’s Day is a complex occasion, filled with joy for some and sadness for others. Through these quotes, we embrace all facets of the day, using the power of words to celebrate, remember, and heal.

 If these quotes spoke to you, please share this post with others who might appreciate them this Mother’s Day. Join our community by leaving a comment with your favorite quote or a memory of your mom.


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