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Happy Mother’s Day 2019: Inspirational Quotes, Wishes, Images, History & GIF

Here are inspirational quotes, wishes, images & GIF that celebrate mothers and motherhood

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Mother’s Day is undoubtedly one of the best days we have in our calendar. This auspicious day will be celebrated this year today (12 May 2019). Mother’s day is basically celebrated on the second Sunday of May every year to pay a beautiful homage of our mothers, who taught us to live life like a leader. Man and women are fortunate, who have a person in the form of his or her mother. No one can deny the fact that no one can love you better than our mommies, agree or not?

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Mother’s Day is not enough to thank our mother as her contribution to our lives is immense and one day in a year is too short to describe her qualities. Our words will definitely fall short if we only thank our mothers for her love and commitment in a day.  On this beautiful day, we will talk about Mother’s day history, quotes, wishes and more.

Mother’s Day History:

In the year 1908, a lady named Anna held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia after her mom died in 1905. She had earlier started a campaign demanding to declare Mother’s Day a national holiday in the United States of America.

Her request to observe this day as a national holiday was denied initially but later her efforts were accepted by the US government and finally declared Mother’s Day as a national holiday in 1911. American statesman and lawyer Woodrow Wilson reportedly signed a proclamation designating the second Sunday in the month of May as a national holiday to honour mothers in 1941.

Mother’s day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of March in the UK. They celebrate it in the memory of Mother Church on Christian Mothering Sunday, there are also other nations that have associated the day with motherhood.

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Mother’s Day 2019: Here are 15 heartfelt quotes from celebrity mothers that many of you will relate to:

1. “People ask me if it’s hard work. Parenting is, but something just clicks, it becomes a part of you. You don’t ever feel the onus of it at any point in time. It’s not pressure, there is no rule book, every day is new.” – Aishwarya Rai

2. “Taimur will always be the centre of my being. More than anything, he is my soul. My heart doesn’t beat inside me anymore, it’s outside and it’s in him.” – Kareena Kapoor Khan

3. “If I being a mother of two can win a medal, so can all. Take me as an example and don’t give up.” – Mary Kom

4. “The most important things – justice, equality, liberty, secularism – these are concepts if you teach your children when six or seven, they keep for the rest of their lives. Children have to realize you have to share with others. It’s not just enough to make money.” – Leila Seth

5. “Motherhood is the most challenging as well as the utmost satisfying vocation in this world.” – Nita Ambani

6. “My most important title is “mom-in-chief”. My daughters are still the heart of my heart and the centre of my world.” – Michelle Obama

7. “Knowing I’ve got this beautiful baby to go home to makes me feel like I don’t have to play another match. I don’t need the money or the titles or the prestige. I want them, but I don’t need them. That’s a different feeling for me.” – Serena Williams

8. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.” – Jessica Lange

9. “When my mother took her turn to sit in a gown at her graduation, she thought she only had two career options: nursing and teaching. She raised me and my sister to believe that we could do anything, and we believed her.” – Sheryl Sandberg
10. “The time I’m not spending with my kid has to be worth it.” – Jessica Alba

11. “I try to call my mother, Betty, with more regularity because I think, What if Hazel didn’t call me for two weeks? I’m able to see her mothering now from a different vantage point.” – Julia Roberts

12. “Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears.” – Kate Winslet

13. “When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” – Sophia Loren

14. “To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.” – Maya Angelou

15. “Having kids-the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings-is the biggest job anyone can embark on.” – Maria Shriver

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Short & Sweet Mother’s Day QUOTES

  • “My mother is a walking miracle.” —Leonardo DiCaprio
  • “A mother understands what a child does not say.” —Jewish proverb
  • “The world needs our mothers.” —Liya Kebede
  • “A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” —Unknown
  • “There is nothing as sincere as a mother’s kiss.” —Saleem Sharma
  • “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” —George Eliot
  • “A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.” —Unknown
  • “We are born of love; love is our mother.” —Rumi
  • “Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.” —Kahil Gibran
  • “There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.” —Sara Josepha Hale
  • “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” —Princess Diana
  • “All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” —Abraham Lincoln
  • “A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” —Amy Tan
  • “Mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” —Emily Dickinson
  • “A mother’s love is more beautiful than any fresh flower.” —Debasish Mridha

Mother’s Day GIFs & Images:

GIF Source: shutterfly.com

Mother’s Day Inspirational Quotes

  • “The mother’s heart is the child’s school-room.” —Henry Ward Beecher
  • “To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world.” —Unknown
  • “The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the the heart of a mother.” —St. Therese of Lisieux
  • “Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” —Marion C. Garretty
  • “Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me.” —Lady Gaga
  • “To a child’s ear, ‘mother’ is magic in any language.” —Arlene Benedict
  • “A mother is a mother still, the holiest thing alive.” —Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • “I can imagine no heroism greater than motherhood.” —Lance Conrad
  • “Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” —Lin Yutang
  • “Mothers can look through a child’s eyes and see tomorrow.” —Reed Markham
  • “Mother—that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.” —T. Dewitt Talmage
  • “My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.” —Michael Jordan

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