145 Mommy Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of mommy quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about new mom.

The Most Famous Mommy Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I'm a Mommy's Girl - the strongest influence in my young life was my mom. — Susie Bright

[On turning down an invitation to appear for four minutes on the Ed Sullivan Show:] Honey, it takes Moms four minutes just to get on the stage. — Moms Mabley

I love my mom. My mom loves me. We don't have an easy relationship. I don't think we ever will, but I'd rather have a complicated, misunderstood relationship than have no relationship at all. — Tori Spelling

My own momma turned her back on me, and that's my momma. — Gucci Mane

I'm a full-time mom right now and a part-time actress. — Valerie Bertinelli

You could spend hours of your day worrying about every single thing that goes in your mouth, or maybe you just go and give your mom a hug. — Tommy Wood

I'm very loyal in a relationship. Any relationship. When I go out with my mom, I don't look at other moms and go, "I wonder what her macaroni and cheese tastes like." — Garry Shandling

It doesn't matter how old you are, or what you do in your life, you never stop needing your mom. — Kate Winslet

The mom doesn't become sexy; the woman does. You have to retrieve the woman from the mother. And she may need to separate to do that: a bath, a walk. She must cordon off an erotic space. — Esther Perel

My daily schedule is quite hectic, but I have to put my health first in order to be the best mom and wife I can be. — Ellen Pompeo

Short Mommy Quotes

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  • Anybody else wanna pee their pants and cry for mommy? — James Dashner
  • Honey, ... When a wolf watches a lamb, he's not thinking about the lamb's mommy. — Patricia Briggs
  • The best sex education for kids is when Daddy pats Mommy on the fanny when he comes home from work. — William Masters
  • My mommy always said there were no monsters - no real ones - but there are. — Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • The best sex education for kids is when Daddy pats Mommy on the fanny when he comes home from work. — William H. Masters
  • I'd lose my mind if I heard my kid call the nanny Mommy. — Toni Braxton
  • A little boy who's discovered the monster under the bed is actually real, and it's screwing Mommy. — Laurell K. Hamilton
  • I'm so into momminess. — Caroline Rhea
  • If a kid calls his grandma "Mommy" and his mama "Pam", he's going to jail! — Chris Rock
  • Now that the baby is coming, I will do a lot more balancing. I'm going to be a real mommy. — Brandy Norwood

Proud Mom Quotes

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I didn't come from a trailer park. I grew up middle class and my dad had money and my mom made my lunch. I got a car when I was sixteen. I'm proud of that. — Kid Rock

Live in such a way that would make your mom proud, even if she knew all of your worst moments in life. — Chatri Sityodtong

Stay away from drugs and alcohol. Listen to your moms and dads. In this great country of ours you do whatever you set your mind to. Make us proud of you. — Mickey Mantle

Our parents are obviously proud, but they're still trying to get used to the fact that we're in a band. I have a feeling my mom would actually like One Direction if I wasn't in it! — Zayn Malik

AIDS can destroy a family if you let it, but luckily for my sister and me, Mom taught us to keep going. Don't give up, be proud of who you are, and never feel sorry for yourself. — Bryan White

Every family is different. I am mom and I am dad and I'm going to do my best. You should be proud, walk through life saying I have the coolest family. I am part of a modern family. — Ricky Martin

I don't think I would have been able to stick with it and been proud of who I am and be feminine out on the court. I think I would have folded to the peer pressure if I didn't have my mom to encourage me to be me and be proud of how tall I am. — Lisa Leslie

AIDS can destroy a family if you let it, but luckily for my sister and me, Mom taught us to keep going. Don't give up, be proud of who you are, and never feel sorry for yourself. — Ryan White

I am very proud of my mom and consider her the most courageous woman I know. With perseverance, sacrifice and hard work, she raised a family of Olympic athletes and gave us the tools and the spirit to succeed. That is something that my brothers and I will always be thankful for. — Diana Lopez

My mom was proud but very hands off. She didn't really know enough about the model industry, and she didn't have the time to stop her life to go chaperone me. I think she trusted me. — Amber Valletta

New Mom Quotes

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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. — Osho

It was my mom and I against the world. We lived in New York in this bohemian lifestyle where an extended group of artists and photographers were like my aunts and uncles. — Brooke Shields

Every single moment of a person's life, both of the understanding and of the will, is a new beginning. — Emanuel Swedenborg

It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge. — Phyllis Diller

We didn't have movies in this little mining town. When I was 12 my mom took me to New York and I saw Bye Bye Birdie, with people singing and dancing, and that was it. — Margot Kidder

Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There's no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving. — Gail Tsukiyama

You will always be your child's favorite toy. — Vicki Lansky

When a single mom goes out on a date with somebody new. It always winds up feeling more like a job interview. — Brad Paisley

Don't blame me. Tell your mom to move closer. Tell her there's this new club called civilization and you guys should join. — Becca Fitzpatrick

I hope this will help new moms not feel alone or desperate, and that there is no shame in their feelings. PPD is out of their control, but the treatment and healing process is not. — Brooke Shields

Happy Mom Quotes

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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

[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

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. — George Washington

When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down happy. — John Lennon

Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all. — Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

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You sacrificed for us - you're the real MVP. — Kevin Durant

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A good mother is worth hundreds of schoolmasters. — George Herbert

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love. — Stevie Wonder

People close to me called me 'Curry in a Hurry.' I was moving through life at 100 miles an hour trying to further my career and be a great mom and make everyone happy. — Ann Curry

A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future. — Bruce Barton

I Love You Mom Quotes

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Come with me mom, I want to show you my uncle's house. — Moroccan Proverbs

You know, I loved math. My mom was a math teacher. — Joan Cusack

It's the three pairs of eyes that mothers have to have...One pair that see through closed doors. Another in the back of her head...and, of course, the ones in front that can look at a child when he goofs up and reflect 'I understand and I love you' without so much as uttering a word. — Erma Bombeck

The Captain just gave us our orders, and Mom we must carry them through. I'll finish this letter first chance I get, but for now I'll just say I love you. — Merle Haggard

[A] mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled. — Emily Dickinson

When I say that I love you, I don't say it out of habit or to make conversation. I say it to remind you that you're the best thing that's ever happened to me. — Kaitlyn

I love being a single mom. But it's definitely different when you're dating. — Brooke Burns

I believe life is about balance. My mom was brilliant, yet manipulative. Beautiful, but had more voices in her head than the Wu-Tang Clan. Loves her kids, killed her last husband. I say last husband because you don't get another one after that. — Christopher Titus

I always wondered why God was supposed to be a father," she whispers. Fathers always want you to measure up to something. Mothers are the ones who love you unconditionally, don't you think? — Jodi Picoult

I love those hockey moms. You know what they say the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull is? Lipstick. — Sarah Palin

Mommy And Daddy Quotes

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There are all of these people that say, my mommy doesn't love me enough, my daddy doesn't hug me enough. There are some people that would want to coddle them somewhere. I want them to shut up and stop whining. — Danny Bonaduce

I wouldn't call myself a geek, but I do sometimes teach Mommy and Daddy stuff about computers. And I do watch TV, but only informative programmes like the news and documentaries. — Adora Svitak

Do you even really know how vampires are made?' 'Well, when a mommy vampire and a daddy vampire love each other very much. — Cassandra Clare

The only requisite to entry into the Middle Passage is to have discovered that one does not know who one is, that there are no rescuers, no Mommy or Daddy, and that one's fellow travelers will do well to survive themselves. — James Hollis

If you're still doing what mommy and daddy said for you to do (go to school, get a job, and save money), you're losing. — Robert Kiyosaki

At the end of the Peterson trial, my daughter turns to me and she goes, 'Daddy, are you going to kill Mommy?' 'Oh, honey - that's up to mommy, isn't it? — Christopher Titus

Conservatives want to be your daddy, telling you what to do and what not to do. Liberals want to be your mommy, feeding you, tucking you in, and wiping your nose. Libertarians want to treat you as an adult. — David Boaz

Brad [Pitt] and I have never wanted our kids to be actors. We've never talked about it. But, we also want them to be around film and be a part of mommy and daddy's life, and for it not to be kept from it either. We just want them to have a good, healthy relationship with it. — Angelina Jolie

It was a bitter moment for us. We weren't two mature parents. We were just two kids playing grown-up. We still needed Mommy and Daddy's permission, blessings, and money to survive. — Erma Bombeck

Once you grow past Mommy and Daddy coming running when you're hurt, you're really on your own. You're alone, and there's no one to help you. — Octavia E. Butler

Momma Quotes

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Momma gettin' older feelin' pains In her shoulder. I gotta stay focused and remain a little soldier. — Rick Ross

Promise to my momma I'ma make it to the Top.. So I'ma keep climbing til my heartbeat drop — J. Cole

Momma tried to raise me better, but her pleading I denied, and that leaves only me to blame, cause Momma tried. — Merle Haggard

I learned in school that money isn’t everything. It’s happiness that counts. So momma sent me to a different school. — Sayings

I hope they're still making women like my momma. She always told me to do the right thing. She always told me to have pride in myself; she said a good name is better than money. — Joe Louis

Do what your momma tells you to do, go to sunday school, go to church, and when you die, you'll go to Statesboro. — Erk Russell

When I want to be lectured on strategy, I'll consult someone who's actually won battles," Amelie said. "Not one who ran away from them." "Snap," Eve said. "You know what they're talking about?" Shane asked. "Don't need to know to get that one. She smacked him so hard his momma felt it. — Rachel Caine

Yeah school girl, cool girl. Your dress is sexy and your momma is a cougar. — J. Cole

Even my momma asked what I'mma do. Decisions, decisions/ In case this is war, then I load up on all ammunition/ If a n----a want problems, my trigger's on auto. — J. Cole

All I knew growing up was that my father was married to and loved my momma, period. He worked hard, made some money, and put it on the dresser. She spent it on the family, and he went out and earned some more. He taught me the most about love. — Steve Harvey

Love Mom Quotes

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Listen with your heart, you will understand. — Pocahontas

Children desperately need to know - and to hear in ways they understand and remember - that they're loved and valued by mom and dad. — Gary Smalley

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In diversity there is beauty and there is strength. — Maya Angelou

A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's. — Princess Diana

I know enough to know that no woman should ever marry a man who hated his mother. — Martha Gellhorn

They wrapped her up like a baby burrito to show to Mom. Here were a mother and her daughter and I love them both so much. I couldn't wait for Courtney to come to the hospital so I could have all my women together. — Al Roker

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The loveliest materpiece of the heart of God is the love of a Mother. — Therese of Lisieux

There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one. — Jill Churchill

A Mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually VACCINATES her daughter against low self-esteem. — Naomi Wolf

I love being a mother...I am more aware. I feel things on a deeper level. I have a kind of understanding about my body, about being a woman. — Shelley Long

Mammy Quotes

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Scarlett tells Mammy: "I'm too young to be a widow." She weeps to her mother: "My life is over. Nothing will ever happen to me anymore." Her mother comforts her: "It's only natural to want to look young and be young when you are young." — Vivien Leigh

This Great God, Like a mammy bending over her baby, Kneeled down in the dust Toiling over a lump of clay Till He shaped it in His own image. — James Weldon Johnson

We were raised right in the heart of the Bogside. Everything was so bad at the time that Mammy would bring us to the pantomime, circus, concerts because we were so confined at home. — Bronagh Gallagher

I have been given a lot of roles that are downtrodden, mammy-ish. — Viola Davis

My desire for the part of Mammy was not dominated by selfishness for Hollywood has been good to me and I am grateful. — Hattie McDaniel

In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book. — Hattie McDaniel

Playing the Mammy of Miss Leigh was just about the biggest thrill I've ever had. — Hattie McDaniel

I think Skeeter even says that when she calls up Miss Stein. "No one asked Mammy how she feels in Gone With The Wind." Mammy wasn't really much of a fleshed-out character. She was just kind of there to take care of Miss Scarlett. — Emma Stone

My dream part would be to play Mitt Romney's sarcastic black maid. We could call it 'Mammy & Me.' — Natasha Leggero

Throughout history there have been black people who have played mammies, all sorts of offensive images, who didn't mind doing it. — Marc Lamont Hill

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More Mommy Quotes

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I'm forbidden fruit. Once you go to certain households, mommy doesn't want you to see that dirty man who sticks his tongue out and spits out blood and all that stuff. — Gene Simmons

Liberals want the government to be your Mommy. Conservatives want government to be your Daddy. Libertarians want it to treat you like an adult. — Andre Marrou

I'm concerned about my daughter because she will not believe in Santa Claus. No matter what I say to her, she just doesn't buy it, and she's 2. I refuse to give it up. I say, 'There is a Santa Claus,' and she says, 'Okay, Mommy. In pretend world, right?' She really doesn't believe. — Salma Hayek

Before I was going to be an actress, I was going to be a veterinarian! I thought I was one as a child. I was the kid who was like, 'Daddy! I want a kitty! It needs a mommy!' And my dad was such a sucker. Every time I would beg, with tears flying down my face, about how this animal needs love, needs a home. He would cave. — AnnaLynne McCord

Being a working mommy is something I've always wanted to be. My mother is my biggest role model and she showed me how to do it right. — Kerri Walsh

But they've [my children] made me better. They hold me more accountable for who I am and who I aspire to be, and they make me want to be better. And that's not just as a mommy, but as a woman and as an athlete. — Kerri Walsh

Well, being a working mommy is something I've always wanted to be. My mother is my biggest role model and she showed me how to do it right. She was very present in our lives and has a great career of her own. Same with my father. So I knew it was possible going in to stay closely connected to my children while also chasing big dreams. — Kerri Walsh

I remember being in Atlantic City once when I was 18 or 19, and a sea of people were screaming and pulling their hair because I was there. It was weird. Nobody deserves adulation like that. I tried to explain it to my kids once. I said, 'Mommy used to be kind of cool, kind of like a Britney Spears. — Genie Francis

The best Mother's Day gift I ever got was just a full day with the kids where they did their mommy pampering. They cut cucumbers and put them on my eyes and my daughter gave me a facial. I'm not even sure what was in it! — Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Training for the Olympics was much easier than balancing my life now! When practice was over, there was time for me. But with four kids and a career, I have no downtime. When I'm not on the road, I finish my workday at 2:30 p.m. Then I pick the kids up from school and they get 100 percent Mommy, not part Mommy and part Mary Lou Retton. — Mary Lou Retton

Feb 6 1945 St. Ann, Jamaica, Daddy was born. I remember us celebrating one of his birthdays in Jamaica at 56 Hope Road with him, no big superstar party, just us kids, Mommy, some cake, few laughs and that was it. Even if he wasn't known to the world on Feb 6th I would still think of him and in my heart say Happy Birthday Daddy. Love. — Ziggy Marley

People ask, "What do you think about being called Puff Mommy?" Puff's a very successful young man, so I don't have a problem if that's what they wanna call me. If anybody calls me a female Quincy Jones, that's way, way complimentary. That's something I'll cherish for life. — Missy Elliot

First of all when you're a mommy like you like the consistency of being on a show like that's just peace of mind, I know I have financial, you know stability. — Nia Long

Mommy smoked but she didn't want us to. She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time, so we got whipped. — Loretta Lynn

In most, when you go to church, most churches when they have images of the good shepherd, they show Jesus carrying a nice fluffy lamb. Now fluffy little lambs don't stray from their mommy's. The sheep that will stray is the most obstreperous, troublesome one. — Desmond Tutu

All moms need confidants who are in their shoes and can relate to what they're going through. You need a night out together to be who you are, and not feel like you have to be the career woman, wife and mommy--all at once. After all, we're not superwomen. — Jessica Alba

I look at my sons' little faces, and I want to be their superhero. I don't want them to have to look outside to a third party for a hero, for someone to look up to and admire. I want that to be ME. I want that person to be MOMMY for them. — Lashinda Demus

My mom passed away at 41 from diabetes. And I'm 42, thank you. I didn't want to do that to my son. So any time I was at the gym, that thing that helped me do that last squat was my son calling some other woman mommy. And that would just give me that extra oomph to do that last squat. I want to be around for him. — Sherri Shepherd

I've been spoiled being in the fashion business. My son will be like, 'Mommy, 20 new pairs of shoes came today. How come?' Because I'm always telling him it's not normal to have 20 pairs of tennis shoes to try on before school. — Gwen Stefani

The caretaking has to be done. "Somebody's got to be the mommy." Individually, we underestimate this need, and as a society we make inadequate provision for it. Women take up the slack, making the need invisible as we step in to fill it. — Mary Catherine Bateson

I tried to do it all myself: be mommy and camp counselor and art teacher and prereading specialist (and somehow, in my off-hours, to do my own work). I tried my absolute best. And like so many of the moms around me, I started to go a little crazy. — Judith Warner

We never hid anything from the kids. I feel whole again, I really do. I've told them, 'Mommy's boo-boo is much better now.' — Wanda Sykes

Everything people do that doesn’t work has to be somebody else’s fault. Next time you know, geezers’ll be suing the government for getting old and kids’ll be taking their mommies to court because they came out ugly. — Lionel Shriver

The Giants are usually described as rag tag, kind of a great garage sale team, and the Democrats are described as the Mommies to the Republican Daddies; and everyone hates the mommies, but wait, wait - I didn't intend to get into the pathos and thrill of being a Democratic Giants fan. — Anne Lamott

So it seems that because of every syndrome and disorder we've invented in the past twenty years, the Los Angeles Times reported that 63% of American families are now considered dysfunctional. My God! That means we're the majority. We're normal! It's the people who have the mommy, the daddy, the brother, the sister, the little white picket fence - those people are the freaks, man! — Christopher Titus

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