40 Inspiring Mother And Son Quotes To Warm Your Heart

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“There is an endearing tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart.” — Washington Irving

Have you been searching for some good mother and son quotes that capture their special bond?

If so, then you’ll be happy to know that you have discovered an article containing nothing but the very best ones! You will find a wide variety of loving quotes about the parent-child relationship online, wonderful Father’s Day and Mother’s Day quotes in particular.

Therefore, I chose to dedicate this article solely to boy mom quotes in order to paint a perfect picture of how deep a mother’s love for her little boy is.

Check out my epic collection of mother and son quotes below!

Top 10 Mother And Son Quotes

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  1. “There is an endearing tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart.” — Washington Irving

  2. “If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” — Stevie Wonder

  3. “Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.” — Louisa May Alcott

  4. “When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” — Mitch Albom

  5. “You might have been insignificant to the whole world, but to your little boy you’ll always be the whole world!” ― Lauren Levine

  6. “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” ― Abraham Lincoln

  7. “My mother is my root, my foundation.” — Michael Jordan

  8. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” — Honore de Balzac

  9. “A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.” — Irish Proverb

  10. “You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes.” — Walter M. Schirra, Sr.

Mother-Son Quotes Celebrating Their Special Bond

  1. “The special bond between mother and son opens the gate to a world of undying devotion.” — Kirsten Hill

  2. “A mother’s love doesn’t make her son more dependent and timid; it actually makes him stronger and more independent.” — Cheri Fuller

  3. “Heaven on earth is looking at my little boy. The minute he was born, I knew if I never did anything other than being a mom, I’d be fine.” ― Jenny McCarthy

  4. “We are born of love; love is our mother.” — Rumi

  5. “Moms are as relentless as the tides. They don't just drive us to practice, they drive us to greatness.” — Steve Rushin

  6. “My mother was the making of me. She was so true, so sure of me; and I felt I had something to live for, someone I must not disappoint.” — Thomas Edison

  7. “All I am I owe to my mother.” — George Washington

  8. “My mom was the person that I most looked up to for her point of view, her humor.” — Ben Stiller

  9. “What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?” — Rose Kennedy

  10. “To be a mother of a son is one of the most important things you can do to change the world. Raise them to respect women, raise them to stand up for others, raise them to be kind.” — Shannon L. Alder

Mother And Son Quotes Capturing The Unconditional Love They Share

  1. “And she loved a little boy very, very much, even more than she loved herself.” — Shel Silverstein

  2. “A boy's best friend is his mother.” — Joseph Stefano

  3. "When you look into your mother's eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this Earth." — Mitch Albom

  4. "A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's." — Princess Diana

  5. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” — Victor Hugo

  6. “Happy the boy whose mother is tired of talking nonsense to him before he is old enough to know the sense of it.” — Augustus Hare

  7. “Sons are the anchors of a mother’s life.” — Sophocles

  8. “I listen to my mother, and that keeps me out of trouble. I’m a good son.” — Mr. T.

  9. "No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed." — Godfrey Winn

  10. “Ain’t a woman alive who could take my mama’s place.” — Tupac

Mother’s Love For Her Son Quotes

  1. “Mother is her son’s first god. She must teach him the most important lesson of all – how to love.” ― T. F. Hodge

  2. "Mothers are inscrutable beings to their sons, always." — A.E. Coppard

  3. “Raising boys has made me a more generous woman than I really am.” — Mary Kay Blakely

  4. “I have a son, who is my heart. A wonderful young man, daring and loving and strong and kind.” — Maya Angelou

  5. “A mother feels her greatest joy when she hears others refer to her son as a wise learned one.” ― Thiruvalluvar

  6. “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” — Barbara Kingsolver

  7. “To wake up to the sound of my son saying ‘Mama, mama!’ It’s the best sound ever.” — Miranda Kerr

  8. “A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it’s too late to let her know that he sees it.” ― W. D. Howells

  9. “Men are what their mothers made them.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

  10. “The most important mark I will leave on this world is my son.” — Sarah Shahi

Wrapping It Up

To all the wonderful boy moms out there, I hope you saw yourself reflected in these sweet mother and son quotes!

Don’t hesitate to share them on your favorite social media site so all the other strong mothers raising boys can find a dose of inspiration.

And some advice for all the thankful sons out there; save this page so you have the perfect quote for your mom on every Mother’s Day to come!

Until next time!

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