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110 Strong Mom Quotes and Sayings (2022)

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These strong mom quotes will motivate you to be a better and stronger mother for your family. 

Being a mother made every woman stronger and mature enough to put their family’s needs ahead of their own. As a result, we’ve compiled a list of “strong mom quotes” to help you express your gratitude to your mother. 

Share these strong mom quotes with your friends and family to help them express their love for their mothers and make every day feel like Mother’s Day.

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This collection of Strong Mom Quotes includes:

Best Strong Mom Quotes

1. “Seeing the strength in my mom gives me hope for the future.” – Anonymous

2. “She was on a journey that required her to be fierce.” – Anonymous

3. “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver

4. “Somedays, I don’t know how I do it. I am so exhausted, but I am a mom, so I will always show up and stay strong for my children.” – Anonymous

5. “My mother is as strong as an oak that will never be felled.” – Anonymous

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6. “As a mama, you may see me struggle, but you will never see me quit.” – Anonymous

7. “All mothers are so brave, strong, and special.” – Anonymous

8. “Birth takes a woman’s deepest fear about herself and shows her that she is stronger than them.” – Anonymous

9. “It takes someone really brave to be a mama, someone strong to raise a child, and someone special to love someone more than herself.” – Anonymous

10. “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” – Anonymous

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11. “Being a mother has been the most challenging and the most rewarding position I will ever hold.” – Cathy Shaffer

12. “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

13. “There is no way to be the perfect mother but a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill

14. “Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.” – Anonymous

15. “A mother is she who can take place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Gaspard Mermillod

16. “We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” – Laura Stavoe Harm

17. “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” – Linda Wooten

18. “Birth is the epicenter of women’s power.” – Anonymous

19. “Moms do it all. They are counselors, teachers, bakers, managers, and cheerleaders, and they do it without breaking a sweat!” – Anonymous

Beautiful Words and Quotes for Strong Mother

20. “A mom is a glue that holds everything together even when she feels she may fall apart.” – Anonymous

21. “Being a mom has made me so tired, and so happy.” – Tina Fey

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22. “Successful mothers are not the ones who never struggled. They are the ones that never gave up despite their struggles.” – Anonymous

23. “A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.” – Anonymous

24. “Not only am I a fighter, but I’m a survivor. I think being a mother really plays into that.” – Willow Cross

25. “Even on the days you feel like you are failing, look around. Your child’s smile will bring you right back up.” – Anonymous

26. “You’d never know the burdens on my mom’s back, for she carries them all herself. She is fearless, independent, and strong. I hope to share her strength someday.” – Anonymous

27. “Giving birth and being born bring us into the essence of creation where the human spirit is courageous and bold, and the body, a miracle of wisdom.” – Harriette Hartigan

28. “I see my mom’s strength reflected in all she does. If I only have half of her nerve and a hint of her wisdom, I will rejoice!” – Anonymous

29. “To all mothers in every circumstance, including those who struggle, I say, ‘Be peaceful. Believe in God and yourself. You are doing better than you think you are.’” – Jeffrey R. Holland

30. “I wouldn’t trade the stretch marks or flabbiness for either little miracle. They’re worth every extra inch, pound, and mark!” – Anonymous

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31. “When it all feels too hard, just remember who you’re doing it for.” – Anonymous

32. “Postpartum is a quest back to yourself. Alone in your body again. You will never be the same. You are stronger than you were.” – Amethyst Joy

33. “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

34. “Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.” – Coco Chanel

35. “Having kids, the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings is the biggest job anyone can embark on.” – Maria Shriver

36. “The strength of a mother is second to none. Even when she is in times of stress, when she is fighting her own demons, when she is beyond exhausted both mentally and physically, nothing will stop her from finding the strength she needs to do for her children.” – Anonymous

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Quotes and Messages to a Strong Mother

37. “It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.” – Anonymous

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38. “Even when my soul is tired, I will always find strength for my children.” – Anonymous

39. “You’ll never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” – Anonymous

40. “Strong mothers raise strong daughters.” – Jessica Lane

41. “To be a mother, you must be strong. Even if you don’t feel it, you have to pretend.” – Sade Adu

42. “I never knew the power of my body until I had a baby.” – Anonymous

43. “A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink.” – Anonymous

44. “Being a single parent is not a life full of struggles, but a journey for the strong.” – Meg Lowrey

45. “There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation.” – Pamela S. Nadav

46. “Don’t pity me because I am a single mom. Respect me for having the courage to do it alone, the strength to never give up, and the love to put my child’s needs before my own.” – Anonymous

47. “It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.” – Erma Bombeck

48. “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

49. “Taking care of yourself is part of taking care of your kids.” – Anonymous

50. “There will be so many times when you feel like you fail as a mother, but never forget in the eyes and mind of your child, you are the best mom they could ever have.” – Anonymous

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51. “A mother’s love is as soft as a bunny but as strong as an ox.” – Anonymous

52. “My dearest baby, you gave me the strength I didn’t know I had. You taught me the true meaning of serenity and peace.” – Anonymous

53. “Love as powerful as your mother leaves its own mark. To have been loved so deeply will give us some protection forever.” – J.K. Rowling

54. “I’m a strong woman. Everything that’s hit me in life, I’ve dealt with. I’ve cried myself to sleep, picked myself back up, and wiped my tears. I’ve grown from things that were meant to break me. I get stronger by the day and have a God to thank for that.” – Anonymous

55. “Motherhood is a choice you make every day, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own. To teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is, and to forgive yourself over and over again for doing everything wrong.” – Anonymous

56. “Raising my kids is my choice. Sometimes, I give up things or go without for them. I don’t regret it. My life is and always will be for my children, no matter how big they get. They haven’t ruined my life. They have given me a whole new view of the meaning of life. I couldn’t love them more than I already do.” – Anonymous

Quotes That Will Motivate and Make You a Proud Mom

57. “The power of a mother’s love is greater than any force on earth.” – Anonymous

58. “The thing about motherhood is that no one really knows what they are doing. We are all following our instincts and hoping we get it right.” – Anonymous

59. “Seeing my mother become very strong and very independent had a huge impact on me.” – Missy Elliott

60. “My mother, she is beautiful, softened at the edges, and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.” – Jodi Picoult

61. “Mothers hold their children’s burdens along with their hands. They are strong enough to do both.” – Anonymous

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62. “I don’t need a knight in shining armor when my mother has given me her strength.” – Anonymous

63. “My mother shed her protective love down around me, and without knowing why, people sensed that I had value.” – Maya Angelou

64. “Knowing my mother walks beside me gives me the strength to weather any storm.” – Anonymous

65. “The soft-touch from my mother belies her strength. Mom is a mighty woman who stands on her own two feet.” – Anonymous

66. “The very fact that you worry about being a good mother means that you already are one.” – Jodi Picoult

67. “Children don’t ask to be born. It is a choice we make to bring them into this world. That is why we change and rearrange our lives for them.” – Anonymous

68. “A mother does not send you out into the world unprepared. She sends you out with her love, her prayers, and her strength to guide you through.” – Anonymous

69. “Most people’s mothers are the most influential person in their life. But my mother survived the camps, and she was very strong. She made me strong, but she wanted me to be strong. That’s more important.” – Diane von Furstenberg

70. “I think the hardest thing for a mother is to make it possible for a child to be independent and at the same time, let the child know how much you love her, how much you want to take care of her, and yet how truly essential it is for her to fly on her own.” – Anonymous

71. “I think every working mom probably feels the same thing, you go through big chunks of time where you’re just thinking, ‘This is impossible. Oh, this is impossible.’ And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible.” – Tina Fey

72. “My children are the reason that I smile, that I laugh, that I cry. They are my happy place, my frustration. They are what makes my heartbeat, and sometimes, break. My children are my everything.” – Anonymous

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73. “With my mother behind me, I can do anything. She gives me strength.” – Anonymous

74. “A mother’s love will push you to the edge of the ocean while holding you above it. Her fearless strength keeps the wind in your sails.” – Anonymous

75. “A real mom: emotional, yet the rock. Tired, but keeps going. Worried, but full of hope. Impatient, yet patient. Overwhelmed, but never quits. Amazing, even though doubted. Wonderful, even in the chaos. Life changer every single day.” – Rachel Marie Martin

76. “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

77. “A mother is the truest friend we have when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us when adversity takes the place of prosperity. When friends desert us. When trouble thickens around us, still, will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” – Washington Irving

Importance of Being a Strong Mom Quotes

78. “The best place to cry is in a mother’s arms.” – Jodi Picoult

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79. “A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” – Emily Dickinson

80. “God couldn’t be everywhere, so that is why He invented mothers.” – Daphne Wilder

81. “Life doesn’t come with a manual. It comes with a mother.” – Anonymous

82. “No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.” – Sarah Josepha Hale

83. “She builds others up because she knows what it’s like to be torn down.” – Anonymous

84. “A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” – Anonymous

85. “Any mother could do the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease.” – Lisa Alther

86. “Finding balance as a mother means accepting your imperfections.” – Mary Organizes

Strong Mom Quotes  From Daughter to Show Their Love and Appreciation

87. “I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me.” – Anonymous

88. “Mothers have need of sharp eyes and discreet tongues when they have girls to manage.” – Louisa May Alcott

89. “There is nothing as powerful as a mother’s love and nothing as healing as a child’s soul.” – Anonymous

90. “The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life, the stronger the daughter.” – Anita Diamant

91. “Mom, you’ve been my rock. Thank you for showing me your steadfast strength.” – Anonymous

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92. “Show me the strongest person in the world, and I’ll show you, my mother. No one can compete!” – Anonymous

93. “Mothers and daughters together are a powerful force to be reckoned with.” – Anonymous

94. “My mom is a strong-willed lady. She taught me to believe in myself no matter what anybody else said.” – Tracey Edmonds

95. “I know it’s hard, mama. It’s hard to get up every day and have your little people rely on you. It’s hard to push past the exhaustion. It’s hard feeling like the days are on repeat. Being a mama is hard. But mama, even on your hardest days, just know how special you are. To them, you are everything. No one does it better than you.” – Anonymous

96. “I see you there, mama, trying your best. I see you showing up each day even though you feel exhausted. I see you making tough choices for your family even when you’re not sure if they are right. I see you working tirelessly even when it seems never-ending. I see you doing an amazing job even though you doubt yourself. I see you, mama, and you are more than enough.” – Anonymous

Strong Mom Quotes From Son That Will Make You Cry

97. “Mama, don’t be so hard on yourself. No one is perfect. Some days, you will get it right, and some days you won’t, but what counts is each day, you show up and love them hard.” – Anonymous

98. “Motherhood, all love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning

99. “It takes a strong woman to be a mom and an even stronger one to be my mom!” – Anonymous

100. “I believe in the strength and intelligence and sensitivity of women. My mother and my sisters are strong. My mom is a strong woman, and I love her for it.” – Tom Hiddleston

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101. “My mother is my best friend and my first hero. She never fails to lift me up when I am down.” – Anonymous

102. “I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me so I would have food on the table. But she taught me, as I walked her to the subway, that life is about not where you start but where you’re going. That’s family values.” – Al Sharpton

103. “My mother was the one constant in my life. When I think about my mom raising me alone when she was 20, and working and paying the bills, and, you know, trying to pursue your own dreams, I think is a feat that is unmatched.” – Barack Obama

Quotes About Strong Mothers That Every Child Should Know

104. “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

105. “Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.” – Oprah Winfrey

106. “It doesn’t matter how old you get. Your mother’s fierce love is always going to be there to hold you up.” – Anonymous

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107. “Motherhood is more awesome than I ever thought it could be and harder than I ever would have imagined.” – Sarah Williams

108. “I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” – Oprah Winfrey

109. “Mom, you are the most courageous person I know. The perseverance you showed, showed me how deep your strength runs. I will never forget what you did.” – Anonymous

110. “Being a mom is a tough job, but it’s the best job anyone could ever ask for.” – Anonymous

Did These Strong Mom Quotes Inspire You to Appreciate Motherhood?

Not every woman is capable of having a child, but every woman has the potential to be an excellent mother if she so desires. There are numerous reasons and methods for becoming a good mother, and it is not necessary to be related by blood.

Furthermore, being a mother does not end when your child reaches adulthood and starts a family of their own. Because motherhood is a lifelong commitment that no one can retire or resign from. It is a long-term commitment that is both challenging and rewarding.

Remember that you don’t need other people to define you as a great mother because your own children can attest to it and know you’re the best mother for them. We hope this collection of Strong Mom quotes inspires you to be a better and stronger mother to your child.

Which of these strong mom quotes is your favorite? Please let us know in the comments.