Someone somewhere said, ‘the greatest love is a mother’s, then a dog’s and then a sweetheart’s’. And, we do agree to this, don’t we? Mother’s Day 2020 is here and we're sure you all must be thinking of ideas to surprise your mom. Just how we celebrate daughter's day each year, mother's day is usually celebrated on the second Sunday of May, and this year, it happens to fall on the 10th of the month.. Mother’s Day is dedicated to celebrate motherhood and honour the women who raised us to be the human beings we are today. However, we believe that our mothers deserve ‘thanks’ more than once a year for everything that they do for us, every day. Their job is a 24/7 gig for which they do not even get paid for.
For those who didn’t know, the custom of dedicating a day to honour all the mothers has ancient roots. Its observance mainly came about through the efforts of a dedicated daughter, Anna M Jarvis. Back in 1908, she organised the first official Mother’s Day celebration to honour her late mother in West Virginia, United States. And after a lot of efforts, on May 8, 1914, then-US President Woodrow Wilson declared the second Sunday of May as Mother’s Day and within a few years, the idea gained popularity.
Now that the day is here, what are you planning to do? Yes, you can give her something special or take her out for dinner or even offer to cook for her, but first things first. Why don’t you start by sending a beautiful Mother's Day wish or dedicate a poem to her? Believe it or not, she will love it.
Here’s our list of Mother’s Day quotes, wishes and poems on mothers to help you out.
On Mother’s Day 2020, we’ve put together some amazing quotes on mothers for you. If you want to make your mothers, sisters, grandmothers, aunts, friends and mothers-in-law feel special, then these are the mother's day quotes you’re looking for.
“All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln
“Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together."
- Susan Gale
"Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face."
- George Eliot
"Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
"When you look into your mother's eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth."
- Mitch Albom
“It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?"
- Mahatma Gandhi
“My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.”
- Lisa Leslie
“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.”
- Princess Diana
“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.”
- Robert Browning
“A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.”
- Tenneva Jordan
“Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me.”
- Lady Gaga
“My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.”
- Michael Jordan
A mother’s bond with her son is very special and lovely. After all, a mother is the first woman who loves him unconditionally. So, if you're a son who wants to make his mother feel special, then here are some perfect Mother's Day quotes from son. Have a look!
“Happy Mother’s day to the woman who raised me into the man I am today. Love you, Mom!”
“Mom, from feeding and clothing me, to loving me in the tough times, to helping me succeed in my goals–I owe it all to you.”
“Happy Mother’s Day Mom! With love from the luckiest son in the world.”
“To the person who has done more for me than anyone in this world! Love you!”
“I got all my good qualities from you, Mom! Isn’t it lucky you had more than enough for both of us? Happy Mother’s Day!”
“Raising me undoubtedly tested all of your parenting skills. You passed with flying colours! I love you, Mom. Happy Mother’s Day”
“You make home the happiest place to be! Happy Mother’s Day! Love You!”
“Thanks for bringing me into this world and always seeing the best in me.”
“Happy Mother’s Day to my best and favourite lady! I love you!”
“I can’t tell and show you enough how much I appreciate you Mom. Happy Mother’s Day!”
“God has given me so many things to be grateful for and, Mom, you trump them all.”
“No one could cheer me up and love me at the same time as much as you do. Thanks for being the best!”
It’s true that the relationship between a mother and a daughter is the purest form of love, care and affection. Now, as a daughter, if you are planning to make your mom feel extremely special, then these mother's day quotes from daughter will certainly help you. Have a look!
“Right from the start, you were the one who nurtured me, prayed over me, worried about me, guided me and supported me in every pursuit. Thank you for being there every day with just the love I needed. Happy Mother’s Day”
“Happy Mother’s Day to Mom, with love, from your favorite child.”
“Happy Mother’s Day, Mama. Every day, I thank heaven you’re mine.”
“Wishing you a fabulous Mother’s Day! You’re the best mom I could have asked for.”
“To the best mom in the world, Happy Mother’s Day! Thank you for being chief cook, counselor, taxi-driver, cheerleader, and best all-round mom in the world.”
“Mom, you taught me all about hard-work, patience, humility, kindness, perseverance, tolerance, forgiveness, and understanding. And how to have a lot of fun along the way! You have given me such a strong foundation by which to live my life, and I am so thankful for that. I love you Mom!”
“If I didn’t have you as a mom, I’d choose you as a friend. Happy Mother’s Day”
“Thanks for being an incredible mother and role model to me during my childhood. I am so thankful to have your support and guidance as I navigate through life. Happy Mother’s Day!”
“Growing up I don’t think I realized just how much you did to keep our day-to-day life running so smoothly. Now that I’m grown up, I am in awe of everything you did for us, and I admire you all the more. Thank you for making my childhood such a special one! I love you Mom!”
“Now that I’m a mother myself, I realize just how much I have taken for granted over the years and appreciate everything you did for us all the more. I hope I can be as good a mother for my children as you are to me! I love you Mom!”
“Happy Mother’s Day mom! Although we’re far apart you are always in my heart. I love you and miss you more than words can say.”
“A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.”
Not everyone is lucky enough to have a mother-in-law, who is like a second mother. But if we do, take this opportunity to send her some adorable Mother’s Day wishes to let her know that you appreciate everything she does for you.
“After getting to know you, I can see why your son turned out to be such an amazing person. Happy Mother’s Day!”
“Happy Mother’s Day to my “other mother.” How lucky I am to have two great moms in my life.”
“You’ve always treated me like a daughter and I’ve come to love you like a mother. Happy Mother’s Day!”
“Some people complain about their mothers-in-law. My only complaint is that I didn’t have you in my life sooner. Happy Mother’s Day!”
“Happy Mother’s Day to a person I’m totally not terrified of.”
“Having you in my life is like having another mother, only you don’t nag as much. Happy Mother’s Day Mom!”
“Spending most time with Μy mother Ιn law really Μakes me appreciate Μy own Μother.”
“Thank you for the lifelong gift of your unconditional love. Happy Mother’s Day to you!”
“To my mother-in-law, hoping that your Mother’s Day brings you joy, love, and happiness. We love you.”
“We feel so blessed to have a mom and mother-in-law like you. Thank you for everything you do. Happy Mother’s Day!”
“You have so much to smile about, being one of the best moms ever is just one of those things that makes you special. Happy Mother’s Day to you!”
“You mean more to me than you know. A mother-in-law that I love so much. Happy Mothers Day to you.”
If you don’t want to send simple Mother's Day wishes, then we have a list of these mother's day poems to choose from.
My Mother, my friend so dear,
Throughout my life you’re always near.
A tender smile to guide my way,
You’re the sunshine to light my day.
There is no blessing
Quite so dear...
As a mom like you
To love year after year.
When God created mothers,
All as lovely as can be,
He made one extra special,
And saved her just for me!
~ Holly Giffers
I said a Mother’s Day prayer for you
To thank The Lord above
For blessing me with a lifetime
Of your tender-hearted love.
I thanked God for the caring
You’ve shown me through the years,
For the closeness we’ve enjoyed
In time of laughter and of tears.
And so I thank you from the heart
For all you’ve done for me,
And I bless The Lord for giving me
The best mother there could be!
I wrote some Mother’s Day poems for you,
But I had to keep writing them anew,
Because rhyming is not a skill of mine,
Nor do I know how to end this line.
So I hope you’ll accept this poem right here,
Cuz I’m just trying to send you Mother’s Day cheer!
A mom is the most under-appreciated job,
And I hope you’ll forgive me for being such a slob,
You work so hard to take care of us,
I apologize in advance for making a fuss.
But know that I appreciate all that you do,
And I want to wish a happy Mother’s Day to you!
I wish I could be there,
In person to say,
That you’re the best mom,
And wish you happy Mother’s Day.
If I was there with you,
I’d give you breakfast in bed,
But since I’m far away,
Here’s a poem instead.
I love you mom,
With all of my might,
Thank you for always
Making everything all right.
Sending this, Mom,
Especially to say
Wishing you a happy
And wonderful day...
And to tell you this day
Will always be one
For remembering the many
Sweet things you have done!
God gives us everything,
His wisdom, strength, and love,
He also gave me you mom,
And I thank the stars above!
~ Holly Giffers
Of all the special joys in life,
The big ones and the small,
A mother’s love and tenderness
Is the greatest of them all.
For all the mothers out there, here are some beautiful quotes on motherhood that you might like to share this mother's day.
“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
“[Motherhood is] the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary—it’s an act of infinite optimism.”
- Gilda Radner
“Having kids—the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings—is the biggest job anyone can embark on.”
- Maria Shriver
“You’re always going to wonder if you’re doing things wrong, but that’s what it means to be a mom, to care so much about someone else that you just want to be as perfect as possible.”
- Naya Rivera
“I make milk. What’s your superpower?”
“The work of a mother is hard, too often unheralded work. Please know that it is worth it then, now, and forever.”
- Jeffrey R. Holland
“The joy in motherhood comes in moments. There will be hard times and frustrating times, but amid the challenges there are shining moments of joy and satisfaction.”
- M. Russell Ballard
“Pregnancy and motherhood are the most beautiful and significantly life-altering events that I have ever experienced.”
- Elisabeth Hasselback
“A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.”
- Emily Dickinson
“I will protect you until you are grown and then I will let you fly free, but loving you, that is for always.”
- Charlotte Gray
“Motherhood has completely changed me. It’s just about like the most completely humbling experience that I’ve ever had. I think that it puts you in your place because it really forces you to address the issues that you claim to believe in, and if you can’t stand up to those principles when you’re raising a child, forget it.”
- Diane Keaton
“Motherhood was the great equalizer for me; I started to identify with everybody. … As a mother, you have that impulse to wish that no child should ever be hurt, or abused, or go hungry, or not have opportunities in life.”
- Annie Lennox
Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there!