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.



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



“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



“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!