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Instagramable Mother's Day Quotes

Struggling with how to caption your Mother’s Day tribute? Words don’t seem to do your super-mom justice?
We compiled a list of Instagramable Quotes to help get the ball rolling for your Mother’s Day ode this upcoming holiday season. Whether it’s for your biological mom, the stepmom, the grandma, aunt, or cousin, these quotes were picked to celebrate ALL types of female figures that are important in your life. To the girlfriend you vent to, the co-worker you admire, or the neighbor who always shares a sweet treat with you, we dedicate all these captions to them.


Brightbox’s Favorites

  • “Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heartthrob.” -Leroy Brownlow
  • Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything
  • “Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary- It’s an act of infinite optimism.” -Gilda Radner
  • The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children
  • “Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs since the payment is pure love” - Mildred B. Vermont
  • “The phrase ‘working mother’ is redundant” - Jane Sellman


Quotes from Famous People

  • “My Mother is a walking miracle” -Leonardo DiCaprio
  • “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s” -Princess Diana
  • “Mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled” -Emily Dickinson
  • “It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?” -Mahatma Gandhi
  • “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers” -Rudyard Kipling
  • “Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me” - Lady Gaga
  • “Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother” -Oprah Winfrey
  • “Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart” -Eleanor Roosevelt


Funny Quotes

  • Mom, I love you. Even though I’ll never accept your friend request
  • It’s not easy being a mother. If it were, Fathers would do it -Golden Girls
  • An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest
  • In the end, mothers are always right. No one else tells the truth.
  • When your mother asks, “Do you want a piece of advice?” it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.” -Erma Bombeck
  • “If evolution really works, how come mothers have only two hands?” -Milton Berle


Inspirational Motherhood Quotes

  • To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world
  • “I can imagine no heroism greater than motherhood” - Lance Conrad
  • “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had” -Linda Wooten
  • “There will be so many times you feel like you failed. But in the eyes, heart, and mind of your child you are super mom” -Stephanie Precourt
  • A Grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend
  • Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a grandmother
  • Everything I am, you helped me to be


For our Aunts, and our Second Moms

  • “The best aunts aren’t substitute parents, they’re co-conspirators” -Daryl Gregory
  • Only an aunt can give hugs like a mother, can keep secrets like a sister and share love like a friend
  • Aunt: like a mom only cooler
  • I smile because you’re my aunt. I laugh because there’s nothing you can do about it
  • Great Sisters get promoted to aunt


For the Sisters (biological & chosen)

  • Mom: A title just above Queen. Happy Mothers Day Sister!
  • “Time passes quickly but one thing always lasts- the love and support found in you.” -Catherine Pulsifer
  • “An older sister is a friend and defender- a listener, conspirator, a counselor and a sharer of delights. And sorrows too.” -Pam Brown
  • “The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend” -Cali Rae Turner
  • “Your sisters are the only people in the world who know what it’s like to have been brought up the way you were” -Betsy Cohen


The Gal Pals

  • “By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before” -Edwin Elliot
  • It’s not about what we have in life. But who we have in our life that matters
  • “It’s not that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are your diamonds.” -Gina Barreca
  • There are friends, there is family, and then there are friends that become family


Feel like an Instagram caption just won’t do your mother figure justice? Check out our Mother’s Day gift guide for some guidance or if you know what she wants check out our Curated Box catalog or Build A Box that is just as unique as her!
Happy shopping Bright Squad!
The Brightbox Team

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