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Nine Powerful Quotes on Motherhood: Rejoice in Pure Wisdom

Powerful quotes on motherhood have been written throughout time by many poets and authors. They seek to deeply understand the meaning of motherhood and the connection between mother and child. Here I’ve collected several of my favorite quotes to share with you.

1. Each child is called into our lives for specific reasons. To teach us patience, calm and compassion, humility, joy, presence, courage, boundaries, and self-worth. – Dr. Shefali Tsabary

I love this quote so much. Until I was in the thick of parenting through my teen years, I didn’t realize how much I needed to learn about courage, boundaries, and self-worth. The teaching is ongoing, and I’ve learned that I’m forever a student.

Motherhood quotes - dr. shefali

2. To become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers. I know for sure that a few callings are more honorable. – Oprah Winfrey

A spiritual teacher, I like that. Our spiritual connection can be one of the greatest gifts we could ever share with our children.

motherhood quotes - oprah winfrey

3. My daughter introduced me to myself. – Beyonce Knowles

There is no better way to describe the power of this connection.

Beyonce - quotes on motherhood

4. Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself. – Wayne Dyer

Children have their own energy force, and we are given the opportunity of having a front-row seat to the unveiling of their unique purpose and path.

wayne dyer - motherhood quote

5. My mother was my first country, the first place I ever lived. – Nayyirah Waheed

Okay, these words transcend. Layers of meaning to be explored.

6. Babies are bits of stardust blown from the hand of God. Lucky the woman who knows the pangs of birth, for she has held a star. – Larry Barretto

This is so sweet and captures the magic of being a mother.

motherhood quote - stardust

7. With every word we utter, with every action we take, we know our kids are watching us. We, as parents, are their most important role models. – Michelle Obama

This is so true. Every single feeling, thought, action, and word is observed. All the more reason to live a life full of passion and purpose seeped in self-love and worthiness.

Michelle Obama quote

8. A mother’s love liberates. – Maya Angelou

There will never be another Maya Angelou. It’s impossible to describe the meaning of a mother’s love in one word…but somehow, that’s precisely what she did.

Maya Angelou quote motherhood


For more quotes from Maya Angelou, see Best Maya Angelou Quotes on Motherhood.


9. We are born of love; love is our mother. – Rumi

We are all connected. And we all come from the same place. Love is our true mother.


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