Sermon quotes for

mother’s day


Maya Angelou

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.

Honore de Balzac

A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.

Robert Browning

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.

Erich Fromm

Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.

Billy Graham

Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.

Rudyard Kipling

If I were damned of body and soul,

I know whose prayers would make me whole,

Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine!

Mother o’ Mine

Abraham Lincoln

All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

Cardinal Meymillod

A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.

Edgar Allen Poe

The angels, whispering to one another

Can find, among their burning terms of love,

None so devotional as that of “Mother”

To My Mother

J.K. Rowling

“He didn’t realize that love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark.”

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Source Unknown

“If at first you don’t succeed, try doing it the way mom told you to in the beginning.”

Booker T. Washington

If I have done anything in life worth attention, I feel sure that I inherited the disposition from my mother.

George Washington

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. 

A.W. Tozer

We need never shout across the spaces to an absent God. He is nearer than our own soul, closer than our most secret thoughts”

The Pursuit of God: The Human Thirst for the Divine


Jen Wilkin

Jesus taught that providing shelter for the shelterless, food for the hungry, and clothing for the naked are sacred acts. They’re also the hallmark activities of mothering. When we do them from the right motive for those in our homes, it’s as if we’ve done them for Christ himself (Matt. 25:31–45)