30 Mom Quotes to Inspire and Motivate Every Mama

Motherhood is one of the most empowering, difficult and most joyous events in a woman’s life.

Birthing and bringing into this world a new soul, nourishing and providing for this tiny person, putting them and their needs above all else, even your own wishes and desires. And yet, feeling absolutely devoted to the task.

Tired, depressed and underappreciated mothers walk the world over, telling of their sense of defeat and sacrifice.

And yet, many women yearn for the journey to begin for them. Embarking on countless attempts, only to be left empty and unfulfilled.

A shout out to those mothers-one-day who are on that journey of trying to become what they know they are capable of, love.

Here are 30 quotes about motherhood.

For the already-mothers who need a little motivation and inspiration to power through another day; and for the women who need reminding of why they are putting themselves through countless moments of despair and doubt.

Whoever you are, and whatever stage you are at in your motherhood journey.

You got this!

IMAGE inspiring mom quotes for every mama & mama to be
  1. “There’s no hood like motherhood” – unknown
  2. “Everything I am, you helped me become” – unknown
  3. “Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have.” – Robin Lim
  4. “Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.” – Meryl Streep
  5. “Mother, one title above queen” – unknown
  6. “Home is where mom is” – unknown
  7. “Pregnancy is the best reason for feeling like crap” – unknown
  8. “When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” —Sophia Loren
  9. “There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation.” – Pamela S. Nadav
  10. “I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” – Oprah
  11. “Birth takes a woman’s deepest fears about herself and show her that she is stronger than them.” – Unknown
  12. “Motherhood is the ultimate call to sacrifice.” Wangechi Mutu
  13. “Work hard, mom harder.” – unknown
  14. “The very fact that you worry about being a good mom means that you are one.” – Jodi Picoult
  15. “A messy bun is the crown of a mom” – unknown
  16. “Motherhood is such an evolving journey.” – Solange Knowles
  17. “Labour is the only blind date where you know you get to meet the love of your life.” – unknown
  18. “To the world you are a mother, but to your children you are the world.” – unknown
  19. “Nothing is lost until mom can’t find it.” – unknown
  20. “The days are long but the years are short.” – Gretchin Rubin
  21. “Making the decision to have a baby is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside of your body.” -Elizabeth Stone
  22. “All mothers are working mothers.” – unknown
  23. “Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” —Lin Yutang
  24. “Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.” – Tina Fey
  25. “The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.” – Peggy O’Mara
  26. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.” – Jessica Lange
  27. “Motherhood is a beautiful, wonderful gift… except when it’s not.” – Rachel Hollis
  28. “Motherhood is the most challenging as well as the utmost satisfying vocation in this world.” – Nita Ambani
  29. “If you are a mom, you are a superhero. Period.” – Rosie Hope
  30. “Motherhood is a love story with no ending.” – unknown

My favourites are 8, 11 and 25

Which quote sparked light for you the most?

Related: Things I Learned About Myself When I Became A Mother

Much Love, Veronika Xx

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Veronika Veale is a first time stay at home mum helping others make sense of motherhood through her love of writing.

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