Abraham Lincoln was one of those famous personalities who mentioned his mother as the reason behind his success. Get some inspirational quotes on mother from some famous personalities.

Inspirational Mother's Day Quotes

It is said that behind every successful man, there is a woman, and in most of the cases, it is none other than his mother. She is the one who knows you the best, best; an inspiration for you, and everybody else. And it is she who helps you in shaping your personality. Remember the day when you packed your bags and was all set to start a new adventure in life, her eyes welled up. She knowingly hid those tears, as she wanted to see you fly away on your own wings even though her heart welled with tears. Mothers are the epitome of love, care, and forgiveness. Our lives are always incomplete without you're her. Hence, were written, these inspiring quotes, by some very famous personalities about mothers. Below, we have put together some highly inspirational quotes on mothers to read and share on mother's day. Have a read!

Inspiring Quotes On Mother's Day
  • "A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary." - Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • "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
  • "Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever." - Unknown.
  • "As is the mother, so is her daughter." - Ezekiel 16:4
  • "Men are what their mothers made them." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "Most mothers are instinctive philosophers." - Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • "The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness." - Honore de Balzac
  • "By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • "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 de sun.' We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground." - Zora Neale Hurston
  • "That best academy, a mother's knee." - James Russell Lowell
  • "Making a decision to have a child--it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body." - Elizabeth Stone
  • "Anyone who doesn't miss the past never had a mother." - Gregory Nunn
  • "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
  • "Few misfortunes can befall a boy which brings worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother." - W. Somerset Maugham
  • "The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint." - James Fenton
  • "Women do not have to sacrifice personhood if they are mothers. They do not have to sacrifice motherhood in order to be persons. Liberation was meant to expand women's opportunities, not to limit them. The self-esteem that has been found in new pursuits can also be found in mothering." - Elaine Heffner
  • "If the whole world were put into one scale, and my mother in the other, the whole world would kick the beam." - Henry Bickersteth
  • "An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest." - Spanish Proverb
  • "Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not." - James Joyce
  • "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
  • "The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found." - Calvin Trillin