25 Sweet Quotes That Celebrate the Magic of Motherhood

May 2, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. ET
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You know what they say… motherhood is one of the hardest jobs in the entire world — and it's totally true. Being a mother is a roller coaster of ups and downs, not to mention the fact that moms literally have the power to change the future of the world.

Celebrate the importance and profoundness of motherhood with these beautiful quotes.

Originally published April 2016. Updated May 2017.

1 /26: The hand that rocks the cradle

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1/26 :The hand that rocks the cradle

2 /26: A mother's heart

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2/26 :A mother's heart

3 /26: Hurricanes and rainbows

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3/26 :Hurricanes and rainbows

4 /26: Through the eyes of a child

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4/26 :Through the eyes of a child

5 /26: A mother's love

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5/26 :A mother's love

6 /26: Patient and forgiving

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6/26 :Patient and forgiving

7 /26: Pure love

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7/26 :Pure love

8 /26: A mother's arms

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8/26 :A mother's arms

9 /26: When the world throws rocks

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9/26 :When the world throws rocks

10 /26: A perfect mother

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10/26 :A perfect mother

11 /26: Peace

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11/26 :Peace

12 /26: A mother's secret hope

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12/26 :A mother's secret hope

13 /26: Here

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13/26 :Here

14 /26: A category all their own

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14/26 :A category all their own

15 /26: A mother's prayers

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15/26 :A mother's prayers

16 /26: Happiness

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16/26 :Happiness

17 /26: A big gamble

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17/26 :A big gamble

18 /26: Perspective

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18/26 :Perspective

19 /26: Pie

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19/26 :Pie

20 /26: Never quite leaves

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20/26 :Never quite leaves

21 /26: Like nothing else

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21/26 :Like nothing else

22 /26: All love

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22/26 :All love

23 /26: Love that is sure

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23/26 :Love that is sure

24 /26: Tenderness

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24/26 :Tenderness

25 /26: What makes a mother

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25/26 :What makes a mother

26 /26: Pin it!

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26/26 :Pin it!