30 Mother-Daughter Quotes to Read on Mother's Day

There's nothing like the love between a mother and a daughter.

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It's true that the bond between a mother and a daughter is something special. This Mother's Day, let your mom know how truly loved she is with these sweet quotes and sayings. Whether you're looking for a message to write in a Mother's Day card or a caption on Facebook, we found the best mother-daughter quotes to share when you just can't seem to find the words. Plus, here are some of our favorite Mother's Day gifts for her.

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Unknown

"A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart."

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Maya Angelou

"To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow."

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Laurel Atherton

"A daughter is one of the most beautiful gifts this world has to give."

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Pramoedya Ananta Toer

"A mother knows what her child's gone through, even if she didn't see it herself."

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Hope Edelman

"No one in your life will ever love you as your mother does. There is no love as pure, unconditional and strong as a mother's love. And I will never be loved that way again."

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Unknown

"Angels are often disguised as daughters."

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Agatha Christie

"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."

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Unknown

"There is nothing as powerful as mother's love, and nothing as healing as a child's soul."

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Jojo Moyes

"Because even if the whole world was throwing rocks at you, if you had your mother at your back, you'd be okay. Some deep-rooted part of you would know you were loved. That you deserved to be loved."

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Unknown

"A daughter may outgrow your lap…but she will never outgrow your heart."

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Honore de Balzac

"The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness."

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William Makepeace Thackeray

"Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children."

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Terri Guillemets

"I love my mother as trees love water and sunshine. She helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights."

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Jodi Picoult

"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."

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Iyanla Vanzant

"One of the most important relationships we’ll have is the relationship we have with our mothers."

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Princess Diana

"A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s."

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Charley Benetto

"When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know."

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Rumi

"We are born of love; love is our mother."

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Catherine Pulsifer

"A mother’s treasure is her daughter."

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Unknown

"Mothers and daughters are closest, when daughters become mothers."

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Abigail G. Whittlesey

"Good daughters make good mothers."

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Anita Diamant

"The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life, the stronger the daughter."

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Naomi Wolf

"A mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually vaccinates her daughter against low self-esteem."

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Signe Hammer

"Mothers of daughters are daughters of mothers and have remained so, in circles joined to circles, since time began."

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Letty Cottin Pogrebin

"We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters’ lengthening flight."

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Wynonna Judd

"The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex."

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Irish Proverb

"A son is a son until he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life."

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Katherine Howe

"Of course mothers and daughters with strong personalities might see the world from very different points of view."

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Letty Cottin Pogrebin

"A daughter without her mother is a woman broken. It is a loss that turns to arthritis and settles deep into her bones."

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Elmina S. Taylor

"Mothers, look after your daughters, keep them near you, keep their confidence that they may be true and faithful."

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