25 Sweet Quotes That Celebrate the Magic of Motherhood

by Julie Evans
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

It all starts with moms.

2 /26: A mother's heart

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2/26 :A mother's heart

Mothers are masters of forgiveness.

3 /26: Hurricanes and rainbows

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3/26 :Hurricanes and rainbows

How would you describe your mother?

4 /26: Through the eyes of a child

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4/26 :Through the eyes of a child

Appreciation for our mother grows as the years the pass.

5 /26: A mother's love

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5/26 :A mother's love

A mother's devotion knows no boundaries. 

6 /26: Patient and forgiving

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6/26 :Patient and forgiving

Moms make everything better. 

7 /26: Pure love

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7/26 :Pure love

There is nothing more pure. 

8 /26: A mother's arms

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8/26 :A mother's arms

So true.

9 /26: When the world throws rocks

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9/26 :When the world throws rocks

When your mom has your back, you can get through anything.

10 /26: A perfect mother

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10/26 :A perfect mother

Your best is good enough.

11 /26: Peace

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11/26 :Peace

It just is.

12 /26: A mother's secret hope

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12/26 :A mother's secret hope

A mother's hope runs strong. 

13 /26: Here

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13/26 :Here

A mother brings her whole self. 

14 /26: A category all their own

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14/26 :A category all their own

There is simply nothing else like the bond between a mother and her children.

15 /26: A mother's prayers

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15/26 :A mother's prayers

A mother's words are powerful.

16 /26: Happiness

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16/26 :Happiness

When Mom is happy, everyone is happy. 

17 /26: A big gamble

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17/26 :A big gamble

The payoff is huge, though.

18 /26: Perspective

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18/26 :Perspective

Children change everything. 

19 /26: Pie

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19/26 :Pie

Or she just hides the pie?

20 /26: Never quite leaves

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20/26 :Never quite leaves

They're always in her heart.

21 /26: Like nothing else

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21/26 :Like nothing else

It's amazing.

22 /26: All love

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22/26 :All love

Amen.

23 /26: Love that is sure

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23/26 :Love that is sure

A mother's love is always there. 

24 /26: Tenderness

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24/26 :Tenderness

There is nothing sweeter than a sleeping child in the arms of his mother. 

25 /26: What makes a mother

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25/26 :What makes a mother

It's so much more.

26 /26: Pin it!

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26/26 :Pin it!

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