112+ Mother Son Quotes To Describe Your Bond

Mother’s love for her son is something transcendent which only women, who have a child, can understand. Being a mom makes a woman discover her extraordinary capacity to love and care for another being.

There are not enough words to describe the incredibly beautiful bond which mothers and sons share, but my son quotes and family quotes aim to celebrate this profound connection.

Having a son is one of the greatest blessings in the world, and no matter the age of the son, the mother will always see in him the baby she once held in her arms. Mother and son quotes will be reminded of how much son means to mom. It is a powerful and unconditional family love connection. I love you my son quotes from mom will make you appreciate and strengthen this special bond.

Men are what their mothers made them. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Heartfelt Mother and Son Quotes to Celebrate Your Bond

There has never been, nor will there ever be, anything quite so special as the love between the mother and a son. Unknown

My mother never gave up on me. I messed up in school so much they were sending me home, but my mother sent me right back. Denzel Washington

Sons are the anchors of a mother’s life. Sophocles

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

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

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

You will be his first kiss, his first love, his first friend. You’re his momma and he is your whole world. He is your little boy. Unknown

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? Milton Berle

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

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Even more than the time when she gave birth, a mother feels her greatest joy when she hears others refer to her son as a wise learned one. Thiruvalluvar

More than in any other human relationship, overwhelmingly more, motherhood means being instantly interruptible, responsive and responsible. Tillie Olsen

And she loved a little boy very, very much—even more than she loved herself. Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree

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 care for the Earth, raise them to be kind, compassionate and honest. Shannon L. Alder

A boy needs his mother’s respect. Not only her love but also her respect. Emerson Eggerichs

A woman is not able to re-educate any man. But she is able to bring up her son to be a real man. Unknown

The only man who has stolen my heart is my son. Sandra Bullock

So there’s this boy. He kind of stole my heart. He calls me ‘Mom.’ Unknown

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

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If a man has been his mother’s undisputed darling, he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it. Sigmund Freud

A boy needs his mother’s respect. Not only her love, but also her respect. Emerson Eggerichs

More than mother and son, they were accomplices in solitude. Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold. Chinese Proverb

Bringing up a daughter, a mother pours a part of her soul. Bringing up a son, she gives him her whole soul. Unknown

Let your boys test their wings. They may not be eagles, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t soar free. C. J. Milbrandt

Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged. Louisa May Alcott

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

A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. Cardinal Mermillod

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Little boy, you remind me how so much depends on days made of now. Alison McGhee

Being a mother to a little boy and helping him discover the world is one of the greatest experiences in a woman’s life, which makes objective goals dull in comparison. The connection between a mother and her son opens the gate to a new world of wonder and love. Unknown

She’s the only reason I’m able to do what I do. Leonardo DiCaprio

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. Barbara Kingsolver, Homeland and Other Stories

When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son. The Talmud

Sons worship their mothers, seeing them as flawless, almighty beings who spread love and who are able to do anything. That is why the most important lesson that a mother can teach her son is to respect, love, and understand women. Unknown

And there’s no way I can pay you back / But my plan is to show you that I understand / You are appreciated. Tupac Shakur

It doesn’t matter how old a son is. Even when he is big and strong, he is always a small boy for his mother. Unknown

Moms are guardian angels to us while they are on this earth..and when they go to heaven..they have that much more power to watch over us. Unknown

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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

Children and mothers never truly part. They’re bound in the beating of each other’s heart. Unknown

A man who treats his woman like a princess is proof that he has been born and raised in the arms of a queen. Unknown

I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. Abraham Lincoln

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

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

My greatest blessing has been the birth of my son. My next greatest blessing has been my ability to turn people into children of mine. Maya Angelou

Son, you will outgrow my lap, but never my heart. Unknown

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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

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 is her son’s first god; she must teach him the most important lesson of all—how to love. T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise

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

I cannot be more grateful for the things that I have because I love my son and I have him. Unknown

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.

Men are what their mothers made them. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mother’s love is bliss, is peace, it need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. Eric Fromm

Sometimes a mother wonders if her son could have a better mother, but she knows for sure that she knows that there doesn’t exist a better son. Unknown

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Mothers are inscrutable beings to their sons, always. A.E. Coppard, Dusky Ruth

A mother’s love doesn’t make her son more dependent and timid; it actually makes him stronger and more independent. Cheri Fuller, What a Son Needs From His Mom

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

His little hands stole my heart, and his little feet ran away with it. Unknown

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

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

Sometimes when I need a miracle, I look into my son’s eyes, and realize I’ve already created one. Unknown

She loved a boy very, very much — even more than she loved herself. Shel Silverstein

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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 eyes. Walter M. Schirra, Jr.

Sons are the anchors of a mother’s life. Sophocles

Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did. Martin Andersen-Nexo

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

A dad for his son is always caring, while Mommy is always loving. Unknown

Let your boys test their wings. They may not be eagles, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t soar free. C.J. Milbrandt, On Your Marks: The Adventure Begins

A boy’s best friend is his mother. Joseph Stefano

If you would have your son to walk honorably through the world, you must not attempt to clear the stones from his path but teach him to walk firmly over them—not insist upon leading him by the hand but let him learn to go alone. Anne Bronte, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Moms are as relentless as the tides. They don’t just drive us to practice, they drive us to greatness. Steve Rushin

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You are loved for the boy you are, the man you will become, and the precious son you will always be. Unknown

All I am I owe to my mother. George Washington

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

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his. Oscar Wilde

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

A boy’s best friend is his mother. Joseph Stefano

They used to say, ‘Oh, he’s just his mother’s son,’ as a way of dismissing me. And every time I’d say, ‘Oh, yes, thank you! I’m so proud of that.’ Justin Trudeau

Heaven on Earth is looking at my little boy. Jenny McCarthy

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

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Parents always think that they’ll change their children’s lives in the best way they can. But little do they realize, that the love of a child and hearing the words I love you mom will eventually change and shape their lives in a way that they can never imagine. That’s exactly what happened to us, we love you.

To a mother, a son is never a fully grown man; and a son is never a fully grown man until he understands and accepts this about his mother. Unknown

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

Ain’t a woman alive who could take my mama’s place. Tupac Shakur

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

I wouldn’t be doing any of this if it weren’t for her, and both my parents. She supported this little kid who said, ‘I want to be an actor,’ at 12 years old, which is ridiculous, and she drove me to all these auditions. She’s the only reason I’m able to do what I do. Leonardo DiCaprio

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

Son, you will outgrow my lap but never my heart. Unknown

Moms are as relentless as the tides. They just don’t drive us to practice, they drive us to greatness. Steve Rushin

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

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If you try singling me out to my mother, she’ll be down your throat. She has three sons, and she’s equally proud of us all. Lee Pearson

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

My mother said to me, ‘If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.’ Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso. Pablo Picasso

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

Twenty years on I still feel the love she gave us and that is testament to her massive heart and her amazing ability to be a great mother. Prince William

Mother is her son’s first god; she must teach him the most important lesson of all — how to love. T. F. Hodge

My mother carried me for ten months. I asked her ‘Mother, you had an extra month, why you didn’t make me a beautiful face?’ And mother told me, ‘My son, I was busy making your beautiful hands and heart.’ Mstislav Rostropovich

My mother is not a CIA agent, but she’s an Italian mother, and she’d do anything for her son. Adriano Giannini

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My father died when I was seven, leaving a widow and five sons, ranging in age from five to seventeen. My mother was the most highly disciplined and hardest working person I have ever known, and this, combined with her love and gentleness, enabled her to make a success of each of her children. Arthur Lewis

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

I am a boy mom, and I keep my eyes on the goal: raising the boy I love into a man who will make this world a better place. Monica Swanson

Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing. Ricki Lake

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

The best love in the world is the love of a man. The love of a man who came from your womb, the love of your son! I don’t have a daughter, but maybe the love of a daughter is the best, too. I am first and foremost me, but right after that, I am a mother. The best thing that I can ever be, is me. But the best gift that I will ever have, is being a mother. C. JoyBell C

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

Yet now in my arms, I was holding a helpless baby boy who would grow into a man—I cannot imagine that soft little face one day having whiskers. Rhonda Stoppe

When you were a toddler you made me smile. When you were a teenager you made me worry. But now you are a man and my son, I am so proud of you and all your accomplishments! Catherine Pulsifer

Son, you remind me how so much depends on days made of now. Alison McGhee

I want my son to become aware that he is in charge of the choices he makes, and it’s good to make thoughtful, good choices. Karen Salmansohn

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I spent a lifetime being small for those closest to me, but this is not the woman my son will know. Jewel

The moment that little bundle of pink, squirming flesh slips into our arms, love touches us. We feel it, not just in our hearts, but also on our skin. He is there. Our son. Meg Meeker

Be strong out there, my son. Look for the love and kindness in others. Forgive yourself when you make mistakes and enjoy the journey. Kirsten Wreggitt

As the mother of a son, I do not accept that alienation from me is necessary for his discovery of himself. As a woman, I will not cooperate in demeaning womanly things so that he can be proud to be a man. I like to think the women in my son’s future are counting on me. Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Little boys can test your patience, run you ragged, and make you want to pull your hair out. But they will also melt your heart with just one look, and make you wonder how you ever existed before them. Katie Bingham Smith

If you have a daughter, then you should take a look at mother-daughter quotes, too!

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