15 perfect quotes for Mother’s Day

Bryony Firth-Bernard, Arielle Tchiprout
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Photo credit: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc - Getty Images
Photo credit: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc - Getty Images

From Good Housekeeping

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, you might be left wondering what words to write in your card that express just how much your mum means to you.

Although mother-daughter relationships certainly come with their challenges, we know that, for many women, the bonds they share with their mothers - and daughters - are full of unconditional love, mutual respect and laughter.

It can be hard to put this beautiful bond into words, so we found the best mother-daughter quotes from celebrities and authors that perfectly capture the meaning of motherhood, to help you write your own special message. Read on for inspiration...

"A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's." - Princess Diana

"All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother." - Abraham Lincoln

"A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path." - Agatha Christie

"Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me." - Lady Gaga

“He didn't realise that love as powerful as your mother's for you leaves its own mark.”- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

"To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colours of a rainbow" - Maya Angelou, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

“If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” – Stevie Wonder

“My mom is definitely my rock.” – Alicia Keys

"Everyone loves their mum; everyone's got an important mum. But for me, she's really the guiding force. Almost every decision I make, I talk to her about it first" - Taylor Swift

“No daughter and mother ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them" - Christie Watson, Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away

"As we grow older together, I can't express the amount of love, joy, laughter, sadness we share. She understands me, I understand her. We're girls. We share everything. She's, like, the greatest" - Goldie Hawn, about daughter Kate Hudson

"The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life … the stronger the daughter" - Anita Diamant, The Red Tent

"They both began to giggle and then...fell into a side-splitting round of laughter, the cleansing, complete sort of laughter only a mother and daughter can share" - Karen Kingsbury, Even Now

"I tell my daughter every morning, 'Now, what are the two most important parts of you?' And she says, 'My head and my heart'" - Viola Davis

"I love our daughters more than anything in the world, more than life itself. So for me, being Mum-in-Chief is, and always will be, job number one" - Michelle Obama


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