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900 Best Strong Mom Quotes To Encourage You (2023)

1. “For me, motherhood is learning about the strengths I didn’t know I had and dealing with the fears I didn’t know existed.”


2. “‘You can be a good mom and a working mom. You are allowed to be both.’”


3. “You don’t ever have to balance it completely. Motherhood is a constant struggle of a little more time there, a little more time here, and feeling a little but guilty all the time.” – Halle Berry


4. “The best medicine in the world is a mother’s kiss. ” —Anonymous


5. “Being a single parent is twice the work, twice the stress and twice the tears but also twice the hugs, twice the love and twice the pride.”


6. “My sould finds rest in God alone, my salvation comes from Him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress, I will never be shaken. ” Psalm 62: 1-2


7. “A queen will always turn pain into power. ”


8. “A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everybody else.”


9. “Be strong and bold; have no fear or dread of them, because it is the Lord your God who goes before you. He will be with you; He will be with you; He will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed. ” Deuteronomy 31:6-8


10. “Be strong enough to walk away from what isn’t best for you, and be patient enough to wait for the blessings you deserve. ”


11. Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. —Erich Fromm


12. “My grandmother is my angel on earth. ” —Catherine Pulsifer


13. God couldn’t be everywhere so that is why he invented mothers. — Daphne Wilder


14. “No one can ever take your mom’s place in your heart.” —Unknown


15. “Because your child is your first priority, you're more selective, so in order to let someone into that world, they have to be really special.”


16. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will find forgiveness.”


17. “That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, ‘Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you.’ She says, ‘Toughen up, this is the reality we are living in.’” – Lauryn Hill


18. “A mother is someone who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Anonymous


19. “An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.” —Spanish Proverb


20. “There will be so many times you feel like you failed. But in the eyes, heart, and mind of your child you are super mom.” —Stephanie Precourt


21. A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.. . . . Cardinal Mermillod


22. “Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. ” —Meryl Streep


23. “The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly – indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.” – Arianna Huffington


24. “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


25. “As a mama you may see me struggle, but you will never see me quit.”


26. “Mother is a verb. It’s something you do, not just who you are. ” —Dorothy Canfield Fisher


27. “Let’s prove to ourselves that the judgement of others does not define us, that we are strong, brave, capable women who can do whatever the heck we set our minds to! Let us also remind each other when we forget.” – Julie Maida


28. “The strength of a mother is second to none. Even when she is in times of stress, when she is fighting her own demons, when she is beyond exhausted both mentally and physically nothing will stop her from finding the strength she needs to do for her children what she needs to get done.”


29. “It takes a strong woman to become a mother, but it takes an even stronger one to be her child’s friend.”. Unknown


30. “There will be so many times you feel like you failed. But in the eyes, ears, and mind of your child, you are a SUPER MOM.”


31. “I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.”. Mitch Albom


32. “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-7


33. “Just keep going mama. I know you’re tired. I know you’re overwhelmed. But I promise, there’s nothing more rewarding than being a mother.” – Anonymous


34. “A mother’s guidance and support has the power to shape a child into being the best version of themselves.” —Unknown


35. “There’s no such thing as an easy journey when you’re doing something for God’s glory.”


36. “A mother’s love is so strong, it can even make a tough situation bearable.”. Unknown


37. “Ain’t no hood like motherhood.”


38. “I’m a single parent. What’s your super power?”


39. “I’m thankful for my struggles because, without them, I wouldn’t know my strengths.”


40. Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me. —Lady Gaga


41. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”


42. “The phrase ’working mother’ is redundant.” —Jane Sellman


43. “It just occurred to me that the majority of my diet is made up of food that my kid didn’t finish …” —Carrie Underwood


44. “She never cared for a crown, she preferred a sword. ”


45. “I have so much of you in my heart.” —John Keats


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


47. “Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you. ”


48. I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. — Abraham Lincoln


49. “Those we love don’t go away, they sit beside us every day. ” —Liane Moriarty


50. A mother is someone who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. —Unknown Author


51. “It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother—that’s why the world calls her grandmother.” —Unknown


52. “I wouldn’t trade the stretch marks or flabbiness for my little miracle. They’re worth every extra inch, pound and mark!”


53. “So encourage one another with the hope you have. Build each other up. ” 1 Thessalonians 5:11


54. “As a mama, I’m not perfect. I make mistakes. I forget things. I lose my cool. And some days I go a little crazy. But, it’s okay because, in the end, no one could ever love my child the way I do.”


55. “A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend. ” —Unknown


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57. “It takes someone really brave to be a mama, someone strong to raise a child, and someone special to love someone more than herself.”


58. “My body is not broken. ”


59. “When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Charley Benetto


60. “Grandmothers always have time to talk and make you feel special. ” —Catherine Pulsifer


61. “I have set the Lord always before me. Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.” Psalm 16:8


62. ‘It takes someone really brave to be a mama, someone strong to raise a child, and someone special to love someone more than herself.’


63. “Everybody wants to save the Earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes. ” —P. J. O’Rourke


64. “You’ll never know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have.”


65. “My mother was the one constant in my life. When I think about my mom raising me alone when she was 20, and working and paying the bills, and, you know, trying to pursue your own dreams, I think is a feat that is unmatched.”


66. If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love. —Stevie Wonder


67. “The world needs our mothers. ” —Liya Kebede


68. “Grandmothers are the people who take delight in hearing babies breathing into the telephone.” —Unknown


69. ...never forget in the eyes and mind of your child, you are the best mom they could ever have.


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


71. “Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease. ” —Lisa Alther


72. “Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” —Marion C. Garretty


73. “DEAR MAMA, You Are Enough! Actually, you are probably overqualified but let’s not Brag “


74. “Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall. A mother’s secret hope outlives them all. ” —Oliver Wendell Holmes


75. “To have a loving relationship with a sister is not simply to have a buddy or a confident – it is to have a soulmate for life.” —Victoria Secunda


76. “For all working mothers it’s important to remember that we don’t get to be with our kids all the time, but it’s also important for them to see us as leaders and there is value in that.” – Olivia Wilde


77. “The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children.” – Unknown


78. “No daughter and mother should ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them. ” —Christie Watson


79. “Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a grandmother.” —Unknown


80. “A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary.”. Dorothy Canfield Fisher


81. “Finding balance in motherhood means letting go of expectations and accepting imperfections.”-unknown


82. “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”


83. “When I called out to You, You answered me. You made me strong and brave.” -Psalm 138.3


84. “You are far more precious than jewels.” —Proverbs


85. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning


86. “The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.”. James E. Faust


87. “Never underestimate the power of women with strength and determination because they are unstoppable.”


88. “Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.”


89. “A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” – Unknown


90. “Strong women don’t have attitudes. They have standards. ”


91. 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


92. “It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.” – Erma Bombeck.


93. “A baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty. ” —Unknown


94. “To be a good parent, you need to take care of yourself so that you can have the physical and emotional energy to take care of your family.” – Michelle Obama


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96. “I smile because you’re my aunt. I laugh because there’s nothing you can do about it.” —Unknown


97. “For me, being a mother made me a better professional, because coming home every night to my girls reminded me what I was working for. And being a professional made me a better mother, because by pursuing my dreams, I was modeling for my girls how to pursue their dreams.” – Michelle Obama


98. “The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly. indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.”. Arianna Huffington


99. “Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes


100. Parenting is the easiest thing in the world to have an opinion about, but the hardest thing in the world to do. —Matt Walsh


101. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. ” —Cardinal Meymillod


102. “She remembered who she was and the game changed. ” -Ialah Deliah


103. “To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.” —Maya Angelou


104. “Healthy self. Heal thy self. ”


105. “There is nothing as sincere as a mother’s kiss.” —Saleem Sharma


106. “There is no way to be the perfect mother but a million ways to be a good one.”Getty Images


107. “As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine life without her.” —Kristin Hannah


108. “Mama, it’s okay to ask for help, to break down or not be okay. You are still a good mom.”


109. “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver


110. “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


111. “It takes a lot to be a mom. It takes strength to show up each and every day, even when you don’t think you can. It takes patience to teach your children all the things they need to know. It takes empathy to feel their pain when they don’t have the words. It takes forgiveness to forgive yourself every time you get it wrong. And most of all it takes unconditional love because no one will love your child like you do.” – Unknown


112. “The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” – Stephen Covey


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


114. “Parenting is hard, especially trying to be patient with little versions of impatient you.”


115. There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. —Chinese Proverb


116. BE PEACEFUL


117. “The best gift a parent can give children is time... Single moms need to know it’s okay to have a little ‘me’ time. You’ll feel refreshed, and you’ll be a better mom!”


118. “It’s a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful. ” —Roald Dahl


119. “A mother is the truest friend we have when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity. ” —Washington Irving


120. “A mother understands what a child does not say.” —Jewish proverb


121. “Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.” —Unknown


122. “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver.


123. “A strong woman prays and trusts in the Lord. She knows that He is a “God of patience, comfort, hope and new beginnings”


124. “A mother’s love is the only thing that can make a house feel like a home.” —Unknown


125. “A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us when adversity takes the place of prosperity when friends desert us when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” – Washington Irving


126. “A mother will always be there to wipe away your tears, pick you up when you fall, and lift you up when you need it most.” —Unknown


127. ...The angels, whispering to one another, can find, among their burning terms of love, none so devotional as that of Mother... - To My Mother by Edgar Allan Poe


128. “My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.” —Lisa Leslie


129. “A mother’s hug has the power to heal a broken heart and lift a heavy spirit.”. Unknown


130. “Being a full-time mother is one of the highest-salaried jobs, since the payment is pure love. ” —Mildred B. Vermont


131. “A mother’s love is the strongest energy known to man. It has no limits or boundaries.”. Laura Stavoe Harm


132. “It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters.” —Unknown


133. “To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colours of a rainbow.” – Maya Angelou


134. “There will be so many times you feel like you’ve failed, but in the eyes, heart, and mind of your child, you are Super Mom.” – Stephanie Precourt


135. “It’s not easy being a mother. If it were, fathers would do it.”


136. “She made broken look beautiful and strong look invinvible. She walked with the universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings. ”


137. “There are no goodbyes, wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. ” —Mahatma Gandhi


138. “My mother’s love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters. ” —Michelle Obama


139. “Birth is the epicenter of women’s power.”


140. “Being raised by a single mother, I learned to appreciate and value independent women. ” —Kenny Conley


141. “As a single mum you’ll discover inner strengths and capabilities you never knew you had.” – Unknown


142. “A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” —Dorothy Canfield Fisher


143. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will find forgiveness.” – Honore de Balzac


144. “Dear mamma, you Are Enough! Actually, you are probably overqualified but let’s not Brag.“ – Unknown


145. “Mother is a verb, not a noun. ” —Shonda Rhimes


146. “Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. ” —Marion C. Garretty


147. “Love as powerful as your mother’s leaves its own mark…To have been loved so deeply… Will give us some protection forever.” – Unknown


148. “Started making myself breakfast, ended up making breakfast for everybody but me.”


149. “The balancing act of motherhood and a career, and being a wife, is something that I don’t think I’ll ever perfect, but I love the challenge of it.” – Kerri Walsh Jennings


150. “Strong woman may remain silent when people talk behind her back, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t notice, it simply means she chooses not to waste her energy on foolishmness. She has more important things to do. ”


151. “The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires. ” —Dorothy Parker


152. “At the end of the day my most important job is still mom-in-chief.” – Michelle Obama


153. “She quietly stepped out of the race she never wanted to be in, finding her own lane and proceeded to win.”


154. “The strongest people aren’t always the people who win, but the people who don’t give up when they lose.”


155. A mother’s love endures through all.. . . . Washington Irving


156. “Tell the story of the mountain you climbed. Your words could become a page in someone else’s survival guide. ” -Margan Harper Nichols


157. “When I called out to You, You answered me. You made me strong and brave. ” -Psalm 138. 3


158. “The best thing a mom can do is show her children how strong she is on the inside, so they have no doubt that being strong is just part of who they are.”


159. “It’s not that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are your diamonds.” —Gina Barreca


160. “A mother is a mother still, the holiest thing alive.” —Samuel Taylor Coleridge


161. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.”. Robert Browning


162. “Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother. ” —Unknown


163. “I love my kids more than anything else in this world.”


164. “Never undermine yourself because you are ‘just’ a house mom.” – Tracey Taylor


165. “Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. And may we raise them.”


166. “The women whom I love and admire for their strength and grace did not get that way because stuff worked out. They got that way because stuff went wrong, and they handled it. They handled it in a thousand different ways on a thousand different days, but they handled it. Those women are my superheroes.”


167. “Tell the story of the mountain you climbed. Your words could become a page in someone else’s survival guide.” -Morgan Harper Nichols


168. “The only way to be the best version of yourself is by being the best mom you can be. Don’t give up, and don’t let anyone tell you to.”


169. “Be such a beautiful soul that people crave your vibes. ”


170. “It takes a strong person to be a single parent and take on two roles. You are amazing in your child’s eyes, so never forget that.”


171. “A strong woman looks a challenge in the face and sees opportunity.” – Unknown


172. “Be the mom you want to be, not the mom others expect you to be.”


173. “Being a strong mother is not about how you treat your kids when they’re behaving the best, but rather how you cheer them up and help them in their darkest times.” – Unknown


174. “Ah, babies! They’re more than just adorable little creatures on whom you can blame your farts. ” —Tina Fey


175. “Mothers possess a power beyond that of a king on his throne. ” —Mabel Hale


176. “I hate when I’m waiting for my mom to cook dinner and then I remember that I am the mom and I have to cook dinner.”


177. “My mother was the one constant in my life. When I think about my mom raising me alone when she was 20, and working and paying the bills, and, you know, trying to pursue your own dreams, I think is a feat that is unmatched.” -President Barack Obama


178. “Tell the story of the mountain you climbed. Your words could become a page in someone else’s survival guide.” – Margan Harper Nichols


179. “The best way to drive out fear, anger and insecurity is by living with faith every day.”


180. “A mother’s heart is a patchwork of love that grows stronger with every stitch.”. Unknown


181. “The strongest mother is the one who knows that her strength comes from loving unconditionally.”


182. “Being a mother has been the most challenging and the most rewarding position I will ever hold.” – Cathy Shaffer


183. “There is no death, daughter. People die only when we forget them. ” —Isabel Allende


184. “A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary. ” —Dorothy Canfield Fisher


185. “The phrase’ working mother’ is redundant.” – Jane Sellman


186. “The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend.” —Cali Rae Turner


187. “Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity. ” —Terri Guillemets


188. “I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.”


189. “Birth takes a woman’s deepest fear about herself and shows her that she is stronger than them.” – Anonymous


190. “You do the best you can, even when you think you can’t and that dear mama is not failing. You are amazing.” – Unknown


191. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” -Robert Browning


192. “It’s like my kids don’t even care that I stayed up all night overthinking for them.”


193. “A mother’s love is stronger than anything else in the world.”


194. “It’s not always that we need to do more but rather that we need to focus on less.” -nathan w. morris


195. “Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. And may we raise them.” – Unknown


196. “My favorite thing about being a mom is just what a better person it makes you on a daily basis.” – Drew Barrymore


197. “To be a mother is to have your heart living outside of your body for the rest of your life.”. Unknown


198. “It takes strength to wake up every day and take care of yourself so you can be the best mom for your kids.”


199. “Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.”


200. “The phrase ’working mother’ is redundant. ” —Jane Sellman


201. “I value so many people who have to work full time, definitely single mothers. Their work is the hardest work. I applaud it so much.”


202. “Motherhood: Powered by love. Sustained by wine.”


203. “If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” Milton Berle


204. “To the mom who feels like you are failing. Don’t doubt yourself. Right now, it feels hard, but each day you still show up, even though the exhaustion. You pour your love into your children, even though your cup feels empty. You do the best you can, even when you think you can’t. And that dear mama is not failing. You are amazing.”


205. “We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” Laura Stavoe


206. “You always have to carry on. And you can, because you have to.” -Kate Winslet


207. “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


208. “The parenting road gets bumpy sometimes. That doesn’t mean you are off course.” – Anonymous


209. A mother’s joy begins when new life is stirring inside…when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the first time, and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone.. . . . Author unknown.


210. “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


211. “Motherhood makes you stronger than anything else could.”


212. “Mom- One who sacrifices her body, sleep, social life, spending money, eating hot meals, energy, and sanity for Love.”


213. “Becoming a mother has helped make me a tougher, stronger writer.” – Jessica Hagedorn


214. “Mothers can look through a child’s eyes and see tomorrow.” —Reed Markham


215. “A mother’s love is the greatest gift of all, and nothing can ever compare to it.”. Unknown


216. “Here is to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.”


217. “A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.”. Unknown


218. “Mama, you need to remember that no challenge can stop you. You are the strongest person I know and nothing can bring you down.”


219. “Mother—that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.” —T. Dewitt Talmage


220. “There is no velvet so soft as a mother’s lap, no rose as lovely as her smile, no path so flowery as that imprinted with her footsteps.” —Archibald Thompson


221. “What is free time? I’m a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.” -Roma Downey


222. “He give power to the weak and strength to the powerless. ” Isaiah 40:29


223. “Mother: that one word that cannot be defined in a single phrase; that one word that embodies all the love a human being could possibly offer.”


224. “Motherhood changes everything. ” —Adriana Trigiani


225. “My only competitor is the person I was yesterday. ”


226. “An aunt grows more treasured as time goes by.” —Unknown


227. “Being a strong mother means you follow through, no matter what.” – Anonymous


228. “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” -Barbara Kingsolver


229. “Stay strong, live your life and don’t be afraid to try again.”


230. It doesn’t matter how old you are or what you do in your life. You never stop needing your mom. — Kate Winslet


231. “You can be a mess and still a good mom. We are allowed to be both.” – Unknown


232. “The very fact that you worry about being a good mom means that you are one.” – Jodi Picoult


233. “Having a strong mom is like having a best friend that can carry you when your legs are too tired to walk.”


234. “A mother’s love can move mountains and nothing else comes close.”. Unknown


235. “A mother understands what a child does not say. ” —Jewish proverb


236. “I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” – Oprah


237. “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” —Unknown


238. “Only mothers can think of the future because they give birth to it in their children.” —Maxim Grosky


239. “Success starts with self-discipline. “


240. “Being a single mother is twice the work, twice the stress, and twice the tears, but also twice the hugs, twice the love, and twice the pride.”


241. “If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.” —Italian Proverb


242. “A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” -Washington Irving


243. “Birth takes a woman’s biggest fear about herself and shows her that she is stronger than them” – Unknown


244. “A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” —Amy Tan


245. “As a single mum, you’ll discover inner strengths and capabilities you never knew you had.”


246. “The angels, whispering to one another, can find, among their burning terms of love, none so devotional as that of Mother…” – Edgar Allan Poe


247. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”. Cardinal Mermillod


248. “You are a gift from God a friend that I can count on and a wonderful model of a mother.” —Unknown


249. “The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.” —Elaine Heffner


250. “Being a single parent is twice the work, twice the stress and twice the tears but also twice the hugs, twice the love and twice the pride. ” —Unknown


251. “There is no way to be the perfect mother but a million ways to be a good one. ” -Jill Churchill


252. “You can always tell who the strong women are. They are the ones you see building one another up instead of tearing each other down.”


253. “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” – Bréne Brown


254. “Strong women don’t have attitudes. They have standards.”


255. “Every day we wake up breathing, we have a chance to start over. That’s something worth being thankful for.”


256. “I value so many people who have to work full-time, definitely single mothers. Their work is the hardest work. I applaud it so much. ” —Molly Sims


257. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. they must be felt with the heart.”. Helen Keller


258. “Any mother could do the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease” —Lisa Alther


259. “Being a single mother may feel like you’re leading your child into battle, but if you use it as an opportunity to be an example of strength then they will never fail”


260. “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


261. “A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place. ” —Amy Tan


262. “Seeing my mother become very strong and very independent had a huge impact on me.” – Missy Elliott


263. “I have set the Lord always before me. Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. ” Psalm 16:8


264. ” Being a mother has been the most challenging and the most rewarding position I will ever hold. ” -Cathy Shaffer


265. “When it all feels too hard, just remember who you’re doing it for.”


266. “There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.” —Jill Churchill


267. “My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.”. Mark Twain


268. “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” —Princess Diana


269. “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one. ” —Jill Churchill


270. “My mother’s love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.” – Michelle Obama


271. “As a mama you may see me struggle, but you will never see me quit.” – Unknown


272. “I’m proud of you for not giving up when things got tough. That’s what makes a strong mom.”


273. “I think it’s really important for every mother to find their own way. ” —Solange Knowles


274. ” When there’s a fork in the road, never go straight. ”


275. “I’m proud of many things in my life but nothing beats that of being a mother.”


276. STRONG MOTHERS RAISE STRONG DAUGHTERS:


277. “My favorite thing about being a mom is just what a better person it makes you on a daily basis. ” —Drew Barrymore


278. “Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” – Erich Fromm


279. “The very fact that you worry about being a good mother means that you already are one.” – Jodi Picoult


280. “Motherhood is the hardest thing you’ll ever do, but also the most rewarding.”. Unknown


281. “That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, ‘Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you.’ She says, ‘Toughen up, this is the reality we are living in.” – Lauryn Hill


282. “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws .” – Barbara Kingsolver


283. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.”. Honore de Balzac


284. “An aunt makes life a little sweeter.” —Unknown


285. “No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love.”


286. “All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.”


287. “The beauty of a mother’s love is that it never fades away, even after her children have grown and flown the nest.”. Unknown


288. “In the mother’s eyes, her smile, her stroking touch, the child reads the message: ‘You are there!’” —Adrienne Rich


289. “Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs since the payment is pure love.” —Mildred B. Vermont


290. “I want to show the example that you can be a single mother and work and handle a lot of other things at the same time. ” —Christina Milian


291. “My mother was the one constant in my life. When I think about my mom raising me alone when she was 20, and working and paying the bills, and, you know, trying to pursue your own dreams, I think is a feat that is unmatched.” – Barack Obama


292. “May your coffee be stronger than your toddler.”


293. When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know. — Mitch Albom


294. “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


295. “There are places in the heart you don’t even know exist until you love a child. ” —Anne Lamott


296. “You’re always going to wonder if you’re doing things wrong, but that’s what it means to be a mom, so care so much about someone else that you just want to be as perfect as possible.” – Naya Rivera


297. “I’m not superwoman. I can’t do everything but with the grace of God and my support system, I’ll get it all done” .


298. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness, and children sleep soundly in them. ” —Victor Hugo


299. “A single mother has a million reasons to give up, but the love she has for her children will keep her going.”


300. “Love as powerful as your mother’s leaves its own mark…To have been loved so deeply… Will give us some protection forever.”


301. “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in this strength of His might. ” Ephesians 6:10


302. “A strong mom knows that “the Lord will be with me through every step of my journey”


303. “Push harder than yesterday if you want a differenet tomorrow. ”


304. “When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.” —Erma Bombeck


305. “Your mom is your first friend, your best friend, and your forever friend.”. Unknown


306. Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother. — Unknown


307. “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – Ann Lamont


308. “Birth is the epicenter of women’s power.” – Ani DeFranco


309. “Being strong doesn’t mean that you don’t have bad days, it just means you have what it takes to make it through to the good days.” – Unknown


310. “A mother’s love is like a flower, it needs to be nurtured to grow.”. John P. Weiss


311. “I never knew how strong I was until I became a mother.”


312. “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


313. “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers. ” —Rudyard Kipling


314. “A mother’s love is more beautiful than any fresh flower.” —Debasish Mridha


315. “I know how to do anything, I’m a mom.” -Roseanne Barr


316. “A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink. ”


317. “Taking care of yourself is part of taking care of your kids.”


318. “The loves of my life are my children and my mother. I don't feel as if I need a man.”


319. “Being a working mother and a working single parent instills in you a sense of determination.”


320. “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. ” —Barbara Kingsolver


321. “Having a strong mom is like having a best friend that can carry you when your legs are too tired to walk.” – Unknown


322. “I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then, I want to move in with them.” —Phyllis Diller


323. “There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood. ” —Elder M. Russell Ballard


324. “An aunt is someone special to remember with warmth, think of with pride, and cherish with love.” —Unknown


325. “Birth is the epicenter of women’s power. ”


326. “The best aunts aren’t substitute parents, they’re co-conspirators. ” —Daryl Gregory


327. “Some days I amaze myself. Other days I look for my phone while I’m talking on it”


328. “A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.”. Oliver Wendell Holmes


329. “Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. And may we raise them. ”


330. A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path. — Agatha Christie


331. “I don’t want to sleep like a baby. I want to sleep like my husband.”


332. “Too many moms overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.”


333. “The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for 30 years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. ” —Calvin Trillin


334. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing. ” —Ricki Lake


335. “Love as powerful as your mother’s leaves its own mark…To have been loved so deeply… Will give us some protection forever.” – J.K. Rowling


336. “Spit up is my new favorite accessory. No outfit is complete without it.”


337. “A strong mom knows what is best for her children even if they don’t understand right now. She will always make decisions with their future in mind.”


338. “Your most valuable parenting skill is learning to manage yourself first.”


339. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Cardinal Mermillod


340. “The bond between a mother and her child is strong enough to break any barrier.”. Unknown


341. “My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.” – Lisa Leslie


342. “A mother’s voice is like music to a child’s ears.”. Unknown


343. “A mother is clothed with strength and dignity, laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks her words are wise and she gives instructions with kindness.” —Proverbs


344. “You can always tell who the strong women are. They are the ones you see building one another up instead of tearing each other down. ”


345. “Nursing gives you superhuman powers. How else could I be doing all this when I’m usually a sleepaholic?” Gwen Stefani


346. “Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me.” —Lady Gaga


347. “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


348. “My daughter introduced me to myself. ” —Beyoncé Knowles


349. “It’s a slow process but quitting won’t speed it up. ”


350. “No matter how old you get, your mom will always be the one who loves and believes in you more than anyone else.”. Unknown


351. Sleep is like the unicorn—it is rumored to exist, but I doubt I will see any.. . . . Author Unknown.


352. “To all the mamas who are feeling lonely, stressed, overwhelmed, exhausted, and continue to pull through each day for the sake of their children, never doubt that you are a good mom.”


353. “Even if the whole world was throwing rocks at you, if you had your mother at your back, you’d be okay.” – Jojo Moyes


354. “Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together. ” —Susan Gale


355. “There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.” —Chinese Proverb


356. “It takes someone very brave to be a mother, someone strong to raise a child and someone special to love someone else more than herself.” -unknown


357. “Speak to your children as if they are the wisest, kindest, most beautiful and magical humans on earth, for what they believe is what they will become.”


358. “Motherhood is hard. I try my best, but some days I struggle to be the mama I want to be. I get exhausted. I make mistakes. I lose my cool. And some days I struggle to find myself. But, regardless how hard it gets, each day I still show up. And in the end, no one could ever love my child the way I do”


359. “Dear mothers, You’ll learn to lower your expectations about what you can accomplish in one day. Some days, it will be all you can do to keep your kids safe, warm, fed, and loved. And that is more than enough.” – Anonymous


360. “No matter what age … I’ll always need you, mom. ­” —Unknown


361. “Stay strong mama. Don’t let the world make you bitter. You are beautiful.” – Unknown


362. Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary. . it’s an act of infinite optimism. —Gilda Radner


363. “Nothing in this world is guaranteed but unstoppable is she who still fights for what she wants and what she believes.”


364. “When things get hard, and you feel like a failure and totally defeated, remember that you mean the world to somebody, and that somebody calls you ‘Mom’.” – Anonymous


365. “A mother is the truest friend we have when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” – Washington Irving


366. “Motherhood means never having a moment to yourself, but always having someone there who loves you no matter what.”. Unknown


367. “A mother’s love is the only thing in the world that can keep a child warm on a cold day, calm on a troubled day, and happy on a sad day.”. Unknown


368. “The strength of a mother is second to none. Even when she is in times of stress, when she is fighting her own demons, when she is beyond exhausted both mentally and physically nothing will stop her from finding the strength she needs to do for her children what she needs to get done.” – Unknown


369. “I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know. ” —Mitch Albom


370. “If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” —Milton Berle


371. “I pride myself on finding balance. I love making music, and I love raising my boys. I find time to make both a priority.”


372. “Don’t yell at your kids, lean in and whisper, it’s much scarier.”


373. The days are long but the years are short. —Gretchen Rubin


374. “There is no way to be the perfect mother but a million ways to be a good one.”


375. “You should be known for the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God.” 1 Peter 3:4


376. “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face. ” —George Eliot


377. “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.”


378. “A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” —Unknown


379. ” I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.”. . . . Philippians 4:13


380. “Don’t pity me because I am a single mom. Respect me for having the courage to do it alone, the strength to never give up, and the love to put my child’s needs before my own.”


381. “Don’t pity me because I am a single mom. Respect me for having the courage to do it alone, the strength to never give up, and the love to put my child’s needs before my own.” – Unknown


382. “The best thing I’ve learned about being a mom: You just do the very best you can with all your heart and soul and might as well forget perfection because it ain’t gonna happen!” – Oprah Winfrey


383. “Being a single parent is not a life full of struggles, but a journey for the strong.” – Meg Lowery


384. “The strongest people aren’t always the people who win, but the people who don’t give up when they lose. ”


385. There is no way to be a perfect mother, but a million ways to be a good one. —Jill Churchill


386. All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.. Oscar Wilde


387. “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” – Linda Wooten.


388. “She is at a place in her life where peace is her priority and negativity cannot exist. ”


389. “Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.” —Oprah Winfrey


390. “The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly. . . . indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.” -Arianna Huffington


391. “Becoming a mom to me means that you have accepted that for the next 16 years of your life, you will have a sticky purse.” Nia Vardalos


392. All mothers are working mothers.. . . . Author Unknown


393. “We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.”


394. He didn’t realize that love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark.. . . . J.K. Rowling


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


396. “Stay strong mama. Don’t let the world make you bitter. You are beautiful.”


397. “Mama don’t be so hard on yourself. No one is perfect. Some days you will get it right and some days you won’t. But what counts is each day you show up and love them hard”


398. “A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.” – Gina Carey


399. “Motherhood isn’t about having all the answers; it’s about being willing to do whatever it takes to figure them out together.” —Unknown


400. “I think every working mom probably feels the same thing: You go through big chunks of time where you’re just thinking, ‘This is impossible—oh, this is impossible.’ And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible.”


401. “You never really know what’s coming. A small wave, or maybe a big one. All you can really do is hope that when it comes, you can surf over it, instead of drown in its monstrosity.”. Alysha Speer


402. “Your mom will always be the first person to have faith in you, even when you don’t have it in yourself.”. Unknown


403. “At the end of the day, my most important job is still mom-in-chief. ” —Michelle Obama


404. “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.”


405. “She has to have four arms, four legs, four eyes, two hearts, and double the love. There is nothing single about a single mom.” -Mandy Hale


406. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.”


407. “The strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.”. Barbara Kingsolver


408. “To all mothers in every circumstance, including those who struggle, I say, ‘Be peaceful. Believe in God and yourself. You are doing better than you think you are.’’ – Jeffrey R. Holland


409. “Silence isn’t golden, it’s suspicious.”


410. “As a mama, you may see me struggle, but you will never see me quit.” – Unknown


411. Giving birth and being born bring us into the essence of creation, where the human spirit is courageous and bold and the body, a miracle of wisdom.”. . . . Harriette Hartigan


412. 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


413. Use Fabric Bins to Your Advantage


414. “In the end, mothers are always right. No one else tells the truth. ” —Randy Susan Meyers


415. “When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway. ” —Erma Bombeck


416. If evolution really works, how come mothers have only two hands? —Milton Berle


417. “Ma-ma does everything for the baby, who responds by saying Da-da first. ” —Mignon McLaughlin


418. “She made me strong, but she wanted me to be strong. That’s more important.” – Diane von Furstenberg


419. “Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” —Lin Yutang


420. “To be a mother, you must be strong. Even if you don’t feel it, you must pretend.” -Sade Adu


421. “Aunt; like a mom only cooler.” —Unknown