Short Mother's Day Quotes for Emails or Cards


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The mother-child bond is too strong to be dulled by distance. Even if you are miles away from your dear mother, reach out to her with a thoughtful message. If you have something more elaborate in mind, here are some ideas.

Why Use Mother's Day Quotes

Usually, it is not too difficult to pick a gift for mothers. Mothers are not fussy creatures. You'd hardly meet a mother who would tell her son, "Honey, I'd really like the exquisite silver cutlery I saw at Macy's." On the contrary, she would mostly say something like, "Oh, sweetie, don't bother with these expensive gifts. All I want is to spend time with you."

So here's the hint: Your mother needs you. Your mother, though she deserves a lot more, needs just a little bit of your time. If you want to be thoughtful, scribble her a few Mother's Day quotes to make her feel special. Share some happy moments with her, reading these wonderful quotes about mothers. Talk about your beautiful childhood memories, and watch her eyes go misty with those memories. That's how you can make your mother the happiest woman in the world.

  • Jane Sellman
    The phrase 'working mother' is redundant.
  • Spanish Proverb
    An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.
  • Bill Watterson
    Mothers are the necessity of invention.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Mothers are instinctive philosophers.
  • Jewish proverb
    A mother understands what a child does not say.
  • James Russell Lowell
    That best academy, a mother's knee.
  • D. W. Winnicott
    The precursor of the mirror is the mother's face.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    The mother's heart is the child's school-room.
  • Jill Churchill
    There is no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.
  • William Makepeace Thackeray
    Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
  • George Washington
    All I am I owe to my mother.
  • Lisa Alther
    Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.
  • Ian Nelson
    Mommy brain: when your grey matter turns into grey hair.
  • Moorish Proverb
    Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother.
  • The Golden Girls
    It's not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.
  • J. D. Salinger
    Mothers are all slightly insane.
  • Ed Asner
    Raising a kid is part joy and part guerilla warfare.
  • Lin Yutang
    Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.