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Never Hurt Your Mother Inspirational Quotes

A friend of mine asked the other night, “What are some ‘never hurt your mother’ inspirational quotes I can use for cards or nice emails?” Well, we are a big fan of the moms here on this blog! So I thought it would be fitting to put together a list!

Mother’s Day is a day when you can show your joyfulness and gratitude for the existence of your mother, and all mothers. Many of us have taken our valuable gifts for granted and only show our love on this special occasion. But who is there to stop you from letting your mother know you appreciate her and all that she has done?

A lot of us can agree that negative things have been expressed on one day or the other when it comes to our mothers. Periods of anger and frustration provoke us to neglect how much of a treasure they are to us and humanity as a whole. That’s why we are here today, with the help of various icons in the areas of literature, activism, politics, etc., to share with you some of the most inspirational quotes that prompt you to never hurt your mother! 

Never Hurt Your Mother Inspirational Quotes

Here is a list of various personalities that have spoken or written about a mother’s care and its significance. These inspirational quotes will help you recognize the unique jewel that sits in plain sight, guiding you to realize how important she is in times of doubt.

Quotes to remind you to never hurt her
Never hurt your mother!

Quotes by Literary Icons:

“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

“Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers, and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one mother in the whole world.” — Kate Douglas Wiggin

“Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark. To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.” — J.K. Rowling

“Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.” — Emily Dickinson

See also: Toxic mom quotes

Quotes to remind you to never hurt her
Quotes to remind you to never hurt her

Quotes by Political Figures:

“I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” — Abraham Lincoln

“Don’t use the sharpness of your tongue on the mother who taught you to speak.” – Ali Ibn Abi Talib

“Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional, and forgiving.” – Dr. T.P. Chia

“If you want to know how strong a country’s health system is, look at the well-being of its mothers.” — Hillary Clinton

“A mother must combine the role of mother, wife, and politician.” — Emma Bonino

Quotes by Religious Clerics: 

“We are born of love; Love is our mother.” — Rumi

“A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.” – Billy Graham

“I often think of my mother as my first teacher of compassion.” — 14th Dalai Lama

“No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.” – Edwin Chapin

“The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” — James E. Faust

Quotes to never have to hurt your mom again
Quotes to never have to hurt your mom again

Quotes by Influential Celebrities:

“She raised us with humor, and she raised us to understand that not everything was going to be great—but how to laugh through it.” – Liza Minnelli

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

“That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, toughen up, this is the reality we are living in.” – Lauryn Hill

“My mother has always been my emotional barometer and my guidance. I was lucky enough to get to have one woman who truly helped me through everything.” — Emma Stone

“The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.” — Jessica Lange

Quotes by Social Activists & Journalists:

“Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.” — Alice Walker

“The mother’s heart is the child’s school-room.” — Henry Ward Beecher

“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.” – Maya Angelou

“God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.” — Rudyard Kipling

“My mother helped me understand how not to show off what I knew, but how to use it so that others might benefit.” — Dorothy Height 

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About the author

Ryan Sanderson (LCSW) Ryan is a game and relationship enthusiast who enjoys all things quizzes, games, fun, love, relationships, and family. He's a licensed social worker and helps families, couples, and children in need. He's spoken about love and relationships on Salon.com, Forbes, and Mirror, to name a few.

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