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Inspiring, funny and heartfelt quotes for you to use in your Mother's Day card

Mother's Day is fast approaching. You're ahead of the game. You've chosen a gorgeous bouquet of Mother's Day flowers and have found the perfect card. But then the time comes to pen your heartfelt message and you've got a serious case of writer's block. We’ve all been there so don't worry - a little inspiration is all you need. That's why we've pulled together this quick list of fantastically funny, heartwarming and inspirational Mother's Day quotes so you can find the right sentiment to make her day extra special.

Mother's Day Quotes From Famous People

Celebrities are never afraid to let the world know how great their mum is and, now, so can you. Be inspired by one of these fantastic quotes from famous people about their mums.
"My mother is a walking miracle" - Leonardo DiCaprio
"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
"Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mum taught me" - Lady Gaga
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it" - Mark Twain
"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
"My mother taught me to be nice to everybody. And she said something before I left home. She said, 'I want you to always remember that the person you are in this world is a reflection of the job I did as a mother'" - Jason Segel
"Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother" - Oprah Winfrey
"It's a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think he or she is wonderful" - Roald Dahl

Heartwarming Mother's Day Quotes

Your mum has been through a lot with you, she's likely seen you at your worst and your best. Share a beautiful memory, remind her of all the wonderful things she's done or simply choose one of these lovely quotes below.
"Thanks mum for staying with me, even after I left"
"Mum, loving me isn't always easy, but you always do"
"Thanks for being my mum and my dad"
"For knowing me better than I know myself"
"Thanks for making me feel like one of your own"
"For making everything alright even when things go wrong"
"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
"There's no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one." - Jill Churchill
"I'm a strong woman because a strong woman raised me."
"A mother and daughter's love is never separated." - Viola Shipman
"A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take." - Cardinal Meymilod

Funny Mother's Day Quotes

When all else fails, sharing a funny moment or reminiscing about a hilarious memory will sure to spark a smile from mum. So, here's a few ideas to get you started.
"For not telling my boss that you still iron my shirts"
"Mum, you never said 'I told you so' even when you told me so"
"Because other sherry trifles will never come close"
"For always remembering my Christmas stocking (even though I'm 30)"
"Life doesn't come with a manual; it comes with a mother"
"Sometimes I open my mouth and my mother comes out."
"Mum, I love you, even though I'll never accept your friend request."
"I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them." - Phyllis Diller
"Happy Mother's Day! (And while I have you, quick apologies for ages 13-21)"

Short Mother's Day Quotes

Celebrities are never afraid to let the world know how great their mum is and, now, so can you. Be inspired by one of these fantastic quotes from famous people about their mums.
"A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's" - Princess Diana
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness." - Jessica Lange
"Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing." - Ricki Lake
"A mother's love endures through all." - Washington Irving
"Always my mother; forever my friend."
"Mother love us the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible." - Marion C. Garretty

Reasons to choose Interflora

  • Crafted with love -
    You won't find our Mother's Day bouquets on a factory production line. No. They're made on the high-street, each one individually hand-crafted to order by an artisan florist.
  • Create an unforgettable moment -
    We believe that hand-crafted blooms deserve the VIP treatment. A good old-fashioned florist door-step delivery is what you need to make a grand gesture this Mother's Day.
  • 7 days (or more) of gorgeousness -
    Our blooms are proven to stand the test of time. We know because we've tested them. In fact, we're so confident about their quality that all our Mother's Day bouquets come with a seven-day freshness guarantee.

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