There are almost as many quotes for mothers, as there are mothers! Here are a few you can use, and how you can use them.
One great way to make a mom feel appreciated is to thank her after an accomplishment of your own. This will be a pleasant surprise that lets your mom know how important she has been in your life.
So after you've done something exceptional, and your mother has told you how proud she is of you (or even if she hasn't said that), you can send her a thank-you note with this quote by Marion C. Garretty:
"Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible."
You will have served the dual purpose of showing your mother how much she's appreciated and loved by you, AND making her feel good to be such a great mother.
More than a few of us are what we are today, because of mothers who self-sacrificed so that we could have the best! So on graduation night, or your wedding day, or when you get that first really good job, or just for no reason at all - write your mother a thank-you note with this quote:
"Every mother is like Moses. She does not enter the promised land. She prepares a world she will not see."
The quote is by Pope Paul VI, but you don't have to be Roman Catholic - or even religious, in order for the quote to make its heart-warming point.
Some of us were blessed with strict mothers who held us to the highest standards, and wouldn't let us get away with anything. Most of us weren't blessed with the wisdom to appreciate it until after we turned 25, though.
Here's a great quotes for mothers, to use, for anyone who's come enough into adulthood that they can appreciate a strict and stern but infinitely caring and loving mother.
"The mother loves her child most divinely, not when she surrounds him with comfort and anticipates his wants, but when she resolutely holds him to the highest standards and is content with nothing less than his best." ~ Hamilton Wright
Of course, these are just a few of the quotes for mothers to include in your thoughtful words for a thank you note. There are many others out there on the internet, if you'll just take the time to look for them. And there are a million different ways to say "thank you" to your mother - so go ahead use these quotes for mothers - just do it!