A mother with her baby

 

Compiled by Jenny Goldade

 

With Mother’s Day coming up, we want to share some quotes for remembering mom — because this holiday is about honoring all moms, including those who are no longer physically with us. Although Mother’s Day isn’t the same without her, we hope these quotes help you honor her memory.

 

Below we compiled some of our favorite quotes for remembering mom and paying tribute to her this Mother’s Day.

 

Childhood

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

 

Motherhood

“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

 

Safety Net

“I cannot forget my mother. She is my bridge. When I needed to get across, she steadied herself long enough for me to run across safely.” — Renita Weems

 

Everlasting Embrace

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

 

Eternal Love

“Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.” — Emily Dickinson

 

Forever Friendship

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

 

Kindness

“My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart — a heart so large that everybody’s joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.” — Mark Twain

 

Who I Am

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

 

Coping with Grief

“I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.” — Mitch Albom

 

Guardian Angel

“Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leave its own mark. To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.” — J. K. Rowling

 

What are your favorite quotes for honoring and remembering mom this Mother’s Day? Share them with us in the comments!