Mother’s Day is around the corner, and it’s time to celebrate our moms, grandmas, and mother figures.
But what about all of the amazing friends in our lives who are mothers and deserve recognition on this special day?
Whether they’re stay-at-home moms, working moms, or single moms, they deserve to be celebrated, appreciated, and applauded for all that they do.
And what better way to honor them than with a heartfelt quote?
40 Perfect Mothers Day Quotes For Your Friends In 2023
In this blog post, you will discover the best, most touching Mother’s Day quotes to share with all of the amazing moms who are part of our lives.
You can share these incredible Mother’s Day messages by sending your friend a text message, sharing your favorite to your mom friends on social media, or using the text for your next Mother’s Day Instagram caption.
Best Mother’s Day Quotes To Share With A Dear Friend
Start by expressing your love and appreciation for your friend and their motherhood journey with one of the following quotes:
1 – “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother” – Abraham Lincoln
2 – “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.” – Maya Angelou
3 – “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” – Princess Diana
4 – “Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
5 – “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
6 – “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.” – Gilda Radner
7 – “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
8 – “Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood – finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could not live without.” – Jodi Picoult
9 – “An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy. God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers. Daughter am I in my mother’s house, but mistress in my own. If I were dammed of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, mother o’ mine o mother o’ mine.” – Rudyard Kipling
10 – “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
11 – “Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking. But behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begin.” – Mitch Albom
12 – “A mother’s body remembers her babies-the folds of soft flesh, the softly furred scalp against her nose. Each child has it’s own entreaties to body and soul.” – Barbara Kingsolver
13 – “No matter ho bad things get, remember these age words: You’re old, you sag, get over it.” – Golden Girls
The Favorite Mother’s Day Quote For Friends
These sweet quotes and words of wisdom from some of the most beloved people in history are sure to touch your friend’s heart.
You can share one last special quote with them to let them know just how much you appreciate them for being an amazing mom:
14 – “The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.”- Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
Or share a funny quote that will make them chuckle:
15 – “Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.” – Robert A. Heinlein
16 – “Remember the good times and the bad times. Life is a journey, enjoy every mile.” – Unknown
Happy Mother’s Day Messages To Share
No matter how far away you are, or what the circumstances may be, a heartfelt message will remind your friend of just how much she means to you.
Here are some memorable Mother’s Day messages that you can share with her on this special day:
17 – “Happy Mother’s Day to a great mother! Thank you for everything that you have done and continue to do for me and my family. I love you so much!”
18 – “To the best mom and my first friend, may you have a wonderful mother’s day this year and for many more years to come.
19 – “The beautiful thing about a mother’s love is it never fades, no matter how many years pass. Thank you for all the pure love, hard work, and guidance you have given me throughout the years. Wishing you a very happy Mother’s Day!”
20 – “To an amazing mother, thank you for all the unconditional love and support you have given me over the years. You are an example of strength and bravery, and I’m so grateful to have you in my life. Wishing you a very happy Mother’s Day!”
21 – “Happy Mother’s Day to a wonderful friend! You have been such a strength to me throughout my life, always providing your love and guidance. I am so grateful for our friendship!”
22 – “No job in the world can be as rewarding, challenging and demanding as that of being a mother. You are an amazing mom and a great friend. I’m so lucky to have you in my life! Sending you the best wishes and unconditional love this Mother’s Day.”
Mother’s Day Messages For New Moms
Do you remember the day you became a mother?
Every new mom deserves to be celebrated on Mother’s Day and here are some special mother’s day wishes you can send her way:
23 – “Congratulations on becoming a mom, may this Mother’s Day bring you lots of joy and peace.”
24 – “Wishing you a beautiful Mother’s Day to a loving friend! May your little one bring lots of laughter and love into your world.”
25 – “Welcome to motherhood! A mother’s love is unconditional and her commitment endless. May you have a memorable Mother’s Day as you embark into this incredible journey.”
26 – “Happy first Mother’s Day to a great mom! You’re doing an incredible job and your little one is so lucky to have you in his/her life.”
27 – “A mother’s heart is the most precious of all. Congratulations on becoming a mom and have a wonderful Mother’s Day!”
28 – “Happy first Mother’s Day! No one could ever understand the joy and fulfillment of being a mother until they have experienced it for themselves. Enjoy this special day with your little bundle of joy.”
29 – “To my dearest friend, happy first Mother’s Day! May you enjoy every moment of this beautiful journey into motherhood.”
30 – “You are such a young mom and this is the first mother’s day of many to come, but I hope you always remember the size of your children’s hands before they grow, the amazing friend that you are to so many, and that the highest salaried jobs could never compare with the compensation you receive from your children’s love. Happy first Mother’s Day!”
Mother’s Day Wishes For Your Best Friend
31 – “I hope you always remember you’re a loving mother who brings so much joy in the lives you touch. Wishing you a beautiful Mother’s Day!”
32 – “You’re the truest friend anyone could ask for, and I know your children are lucky to have such a wonderful mom. Happy Mother’s Day!”
33 – “Your kids don’t just have a great mom – they have an incredible best friend! Wishing you all the love and warm wishes that come on this beautiful day.”
34 – “You’re the whole world to your children and you always put them first. On this special day, may you be blessed with even more love than usual. Happy Mother’s Day!”
35 – “The influence of a mother can never be underestimated. You’re the best mom I know, and the most important person to your family. You deserve to have a wonderful Mother’s Day!”
36 – “You are an incredible role model for your children, always showing them kindness and teaching them valuable lessons. Have a beautiful Mother’s Day!”
37 – “The heart of a mother is a special place that no one else can fill. Wishing you a blessed and joyous Mother’s Day! I hope you have a great time in your celebrations.”
38 – “Your children are lucky to have such an amazing mom who always guides them in the right direction. Wishing you a very happy Mother’s Day!”
39 – “The beautiful message of a mother’s eyes, the warmth of her embrace and the tenderness of her love can never be replaced. Wishing you a beautiful Mother’s Day!”
40 – “May all the unconditional love and kindness you show your children come back to you tenfold. Wishing you a very Happy Mother’s Day!”
Mother’s Day is a special day to honor and think of all the mothers out there, especially those close to us.
Showing our friends who are mothers how much we appreciate them with a thoughtful quote can really make their day.
So on this special occasion, don’t forget to show your love for all the incredible moms out there!
Whether it’s writing in a mother’s day card, or sending them one of these images and sharing on social media, taking the time to make your friend feel appreciated will be sure to brighten her day.
So share these quotes and remember to tell the moms in your life how thankful you are for everything they do.
Let’s celebrate motherhood together this Mother’s Day, and spread even more love and appreciation to the incredible women in our lives this year!
Micah Klug is a wife, homeschooling mother to five children, and author. She teaches time-tested solutions to help parents remember what matters most in life, including strengthening their home, faith, and family relationships. To learn how a child who grew up in an authoritarian home is now creating an environment of peace and joy in her own home visit this page. If you want to contact Micah, send her an email here or email [email protected].