• Jace Shoemaker-Galloway

Mother's Day Quotes: 25 humorous and sentimental sayings for mom

Today celebrates one of the most special women in our lives - our moms. It's Mother's Day, an annual event observed on the second Sunday in May.

Whether you treat mom to a lovely brunch, send her a lovely bouquet of fragrant flowers or whip up a delish dinner, why not add a humorous quote or sentimental saying to your Mother's Day card or gift to make it extra special? In such a hectic and stressful world, a silly saying may be just what the doctor ordered. Or a simple heartfelt message can bring tears to a mother’s eyes.

Sentimental Quotes for Mother’s Day

  • The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. ~ Unknown

  • We never know the love of the parent until we become parents ourselves. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

  • Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother. ~ Lin Yutang

  • The sweetest sounds to mortals given are heard in Mother, Home, and Heaven. ~ William Goldsmith Brown

  • Men are what their mothers made them. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. ~ Proverb

  • My doctors told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believe my mother. ~ Wilma Rudolph, Olympian born with polio.

  • A mother understands what a child does not say. ~ Jewish Proverb

  • All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my Angel mother. ~ President Abraham Lincoln

  • If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much. ~ First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

  • A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. ~ Victor Hugo

  • All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his. ~ Oscar Wilde

  • A man’s work is from sun to sun, but a mother’s work is never done. ~ Unknown

  • Never marry a man who hates his mother because he’ll end up hating you. ~ Jill Bennett

Humorous Sayings for Mother’s Day

  • My mother’s menu consisted of two choices - take it or leave it! ~ Comedian Buddy Hackett

  • Mothers of teenagers know why animals eat their young. ~ Unknown

  • A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but you mean your mother. ~ Unknown

  • Sing out loud in the car even, or especially, if it embarrasses your children. ~ Marilyn Penland

  • No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement! ~ Florida Scott-Maxwell

  • The one thing children wear out faster than shoes, is parents. ~ John J. Plomp

  • Insanity is hereditary – you get it from your children. ~ Sam Levenson

  • Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing, is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing! ~ Comedienne Phyllis Diller

  • The phrase “working mother” is redundant! ~ Jane Sellman

  • Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own! ~ Aristotle

  • There is only one pretty child in the world and every mother has it. ~ Proverb

Happy Mother’s Day!


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