Example of digital Mother's Day card

With Mother’s Day approaching, it’s time to start thinking about how you’ll mark the occasion this year. Whether you’re looking for a famous quote to feature on a party invitation or a thoughtful saying for your Mother’s Day card, we’ve got you covered.

These Mother’s Day quotes, sayings, and messages are the perfect starting place for creating your own memorable greeting. In this article we feature some of our favorite Mother’s Day card designs too, so you can pair your saying and your card together effortlessly.

Sweet and Inspirational Mother’s Day Sayings

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show your Mom just how much you love and care about her. It’s no surprise that sweet, thoughtful, and heartwarming messages feature highly in Mother’s Day cards to moms, grandmas, and female relatives. Here are some beautiful Mother’s Day quotes, sayings, and card messages to inspire you.

  • Happy Mother’s Day, you’re my whole world.
  • Wishing you a Mother’s Day filled with love.
  • Thank you, Mom, for teaching me, guiding me, and showering me with love.
  • Enjoy a Mother’s Day full of rest and relaxation. You deserve it!
  • Thank you for everything you’ve done for me, from birth until now and beyond. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Mom, you’re amazing!
  • I’m so proud to call you Mom.
  • Thank you, Mom, for always doing your best for me.
  • Mom, you mean the world to me.
  • I treasure our special bond and the times we’ve spent together.
  • Thank you for being my forever friend and closest ally.
  • You’re the most wonderful mother.
  • Home is where Mom is.
  • I’m so grateful for all your love and wisdom over the years.
  • You’re the best Mother anyone could ask for.
  • It’s a blessing to call you Mom.
  • Hope you have the best Mother’s Day ever.
  • Thank you for your never ending love, Mom.
  • You’re all kinds of amazing, Mama.
  • There’s nothing stronger than a mother’s love.
  • You tie us all together perfectly, Mom.
  • Thank you, Mom. I love you!
  • I’m grateful for all the times you’ve helped me find my feet.
  • Not all superheroes wear capes. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • You’re the most amazing mom anyone could ever ask for.
  • Have a super sweet Mother’s Day.
  • A million hugs and kisses for you on this special day.
  • Wishing you a very happy Mother’s Day from our home to yours.
  • Thank you for everything, Mom.
  • For the most perfect mother on Mother’s Day.
  • You’re the Mother that everyone wishes they had.
  • Thank you for always being there for me. Happy Mother’s Day!

Funny Mother’s Day Sayings

If you know your Mom appreciates humor, a funny Mother’s Day card is the way to go. You can play on the cliches of motherhood or write something funny that takes you both back to a memorable moment from your childhood. If you’re stuck for ideas, these funny Mother’s Day card messages should help.

  • Happy Mother’s Day from your favorite child.
  • One day, I’ll listen to your wise words. Until then, Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Look, Mom! I remembered to get you a card this year.
  • Thank you, Mom, for your many years of free service.
  • It’s that time of year again. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Great job, Mom! I turned out perfectly.
  • Mother’s always right, apart from when she isn’t. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Sorry this is late. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Thanks for putting up with me, Mom.
  • Sorry you had to raise me, but you did a great job.
  • Mom, you gave birth to a legend.
  • I would’ve bought you a present to go with this card, but I’m enough of a Mother’s Day gift.

Famous Mother’s Day Quotes

Motherhood is frequently addressed by writers, celebrities, and famous figures. This means there’s a treasure trove of gorgeous Mother’s Day quotes to choose from when creating your Mother’s Day card. Here are some of our favorites for your greeting cards this year.

  • “The days are long but the years are short.” – Gretchen Rubin
  • “All I am, I owe to my mother.” – George Washington
  • “A mother’s happiness is like a beacon lighting up the future, but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” – Honore de Balzac
  • “No influence is so powerful as that of a mother.” – Sarah Josepha Hale
  • “Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together strong.” – Susan Gale
  • “My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.” – Lisa Leslie
  • “A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.” – Unknown
  • “All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “God could not be everywhere and, therefore, he made mothers.” – Jewish proverb
  • “To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.” – Maya Angelou
  • “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” – Princess Diana
  • “Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother.” – Unknown
  • “When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that this is the purest love you can find on this earth.” – Mitch Albom
  • “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning
  • “I can imagine no heroism greater than motherhood.” – Lance Conrad
  • “When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” – Charley Benetto
  • “Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.” – William Makepeace Thackeray
  • “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.” – Agatha Christie
  • “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” – George Eliot

Beautiful Mother’s Day Cards

Still looking for the perfect backdrop for your Mother’s Day message? Our digital Mother’s Day cards give you plenty of freedom to customize your design, whether that’s to feature your mom’s favorite color or to add a personalized greeting. Plus, you don’t need to worry about mailing it on time since you can send it instantly.

Here are some of our most-loved Mother’s Day card designs. Each comes with the option to customize colors, wording, and backgrounds so you can really make it your own. They’re perfect as Mother’s Day cards or as a fun way to invite people to your Mother’s Day brunch or party.

Rose Wreath Invitation

Rose Wreath Invitations to add your Mother's Day Sayings to

Design: Veronica Linti

This beautiful invitation design can be turned into a lovely floral Mother’s Day card. It features a Spring color palette that works perfectly for this time of year. Show your Mom you love her with a sweet message inside this timeless design.

Oh Happy Day Invitation

Oh Happy Day Invitations to add your Mother's Day sayings to

Design: Rachel Roe Art

Put a smile on your Mom’s face with this colorful card. While the example shows a birthday card, it’s easy to customize the design into the perfect Mother’s Day card. The modern details and fun touches make this ideal for an upbeat, funny Mother’s Day message.

Rosé All Day Invitation

Rose All Day Invitations to add your Mother's Day sayings to

Design: Niru & Baku

Give a nod to your Mom’s fine taste in wine with this playful design that can be turned into a Mother’s Day card. Complete the card with a sweet saying about how much you love her.

For a Memorable Mother’s Day

A mother’s love is for all year, but we still love a good excuse to celebrate it fully on Mother’s Day. Whether you customize your Mother’s Day card with a heartwarming quote or a funny greeting that’ll make her laugh, it’s the thought and your love that counts the most. We hope you’ve found the perfect combination of Mother’s Day cards and thoughtful sayings to fill them, or found the inspiration to make your own. Happy Mother’s Day!