21+ Remembering Mom Quotes

Remembering Mom Quotes

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We have assembled a collection of 21+ of the most beautiful ‘Remembering Mom’ quotes to help you celebrate her life and her enduring love.

These quotes for MomIt can be used in EulogyYou can use it as a memorial or funeral service reading, or as a tribute card or sympathy card. Invitation to a funeral reception.

We have divided our quotes into these categories for your convenience:

  • Tributes to a mother who died
  • Funeral tributes for mothers
  • Quotes from daughter about losing a mother
  • Son quotes for mom that are missing

We have included links to our Facebook and Pinterest boards at the end of this post. These pages contain more images and the best quotes about a mother’s funeral that you can easily share with your family and friends.

Tribute to a Mother Who Passed Away

Tribute for a Mother Who Has Passed Away

Our mom was the reason we are who and what we are. We will always have our memories of her.

How to Speak of Her

Unknown Author

“When you speak of her, speak not with tears, for thoughts of her should not be sad. Let memories of the times you shared give you comfort, for her life was rich because of you.”

British writer J. K. Rowling is the world’s most famous author, having penned the Harry Potter series.

One of the important themes in this best-selling series is how a mother’s love protects us throughout our lives, and even after she has passed away.

We are so deeply loved

J. K. Rowling

“Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark. To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.”

Susan Wiggs, a contemporary author, describes the impact that losing a mother can have in her book The Goodbye Quilt.

Losing a Mother

Susan Wiggs

“There is something about losing a mother that is permanent and inexpressible – a wound that will never quite heal.”

Funeral Quotes for a Mother Quote by Susan Wigg

Laura Ingles Wilder is the author of the Little House on the Prairie series. In this quote, she reminds us how much joy a mom brings to our lives. The joy of a mother’s presence is still there, even after her death.

Remember Me

By Laura Ingles Wilder

“Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don’t remember me at all.”

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British poet Robert Browning’s simple funeral quote captures the essence of a mother’s everlasting love. This lovely quote can be read at a funeral, memorial service, or celebration of life ceremony.

Mom’s Hug

Author Unknown “A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.”

This beautiful quote speaks volumes about the strong bond that we share with our Mother.

I Still Need My Mom

“I still need you close to me.”

Browning clearly loved his mother deeply and wrote often about the positive influence she had on his life. Another Browning quote that would work well for a memorial or funeral service is this:


Robert Browning

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.”

Funeral Quotes for Mom by Robert Browning

Washington Irving, an American short story writer, created this tribute to a mother who died. Washington Irving encouraged us to be brave in our grief and said that sadness can speak as loudly to love as to heartache.

Tears of Sacredness

Washington Irving

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not a sign of weakness but of power. They speak with more clarity than ten thousand words. They are messengers of overwhelming grief and unspeakable love.”

American author Leo Buscaglia’s short poem is filled with many beautiful quotes about how our mother’s love created lasting memories that define us, and lives on as we love others.

We love the line, “I know for certain that we will never lose her…our mom’s love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories,” (paraphrased).

Their love leaves an irreplaceable imprint

By Leo Buscaglia

“I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They will continue to be involved in every action, thought, and decision that we make. Their love is etched in our hearts forever. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.”

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Beautiful quote for a beautiful Mother.

Beautiful Soul

Unknown Author

“Wherever a beautiful soul has been there is a trail of beautiful memories.”

This country music classic is perfect for those who have lost someone they love. It perfectly expresses the feeling that we wish we could spend one more day with her.

One more day

By Diamond Rio

“One more day one more time one more sunset, maybe I’ll be satisfied. But then again I know what it would do Leave me wishing still, for one more day with you.”

Funeral Quotes for Mom by Diamond Rio

Emily Dickinson, a celebrated American poet, succinctly explains how our mother’s love doesn’t end with death. This short but powerful quote could be used as a funeral invitation, condolence card or eulogy.

Love is Immortality

Emily Dickinson

“Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.”

E. E. Cummings, an American playwright and poet, pays a touching tribute to her mother with this famous poem.

This speaks not only to the love the poet felt for his mother but also to his love for his father and his wife. She will always be at the heart of the family.

If There Were Heavens

By E. E. Cummings

“There are any heavens my mother will (all by herself) have one. It won’t be a fragile heaven filled with lilies, nor will it be a paradise of pansies. But it will be heaven of blackred roses.

My father will be (deep as a rose, tall like a Rose)

My side

(swaying silently over her) with eyes that are actually petals and see

Nothing can be said about a poet’s face, which is a flower, and not a face that whispers.

(Suddenly in sunshine

He will bow.

& the whole garden will bow)”

Beloved American author and poet Mark Twain talks about how his mother’s generosity knew no bounds.

This could be used in a memorial service, funeral, or celebration of death ceremony to honor a mom who is well-known for her volunteerism and giving her time for those in greatest need.

A Heart So Large

Mark Twain

“My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart —a heart so large that everybody’s joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.”

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American actress Mariska Hargitay’s quote about the loss of her mother, Jane Mansfield, reminds us how mothers shape us, both in life and in death.

Losing my mother

By Mariska Hargitay

“Losing my mother at such an early age is the scar of my soul. But it made me who I am today. I had to go through what I did to be here.”

Mitch Albom, American author of Tuesday’s with Morrie, as well as other books on grief and loss, describes how our love does not end, but transforms after death.

This is how a daughter (as well a son) feels about the loss of a mother she loves.

Everyday, I Love You

By Mitch Albom

“I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.”

This simple, but powerful quote is perfect for a memorial or funeral of a mother who loved gardening and flowers.

She could have her daughter read it at the service, regardless of her age, if she wishes to take a speaking role.

This message could be included on a condolence card or added to a bouquet of sympathy blooms.

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If I Had A Flower

By Claudia Ghandi

“If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.”

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Chilean-American author Isabel Allende’s funeral quote about her mother is both simple and beautiful. A mother reminds her daughter of the fact that death can’t separate them, if they are united in love.

My Mother Explained

By Isabel Allende

“There is no death, daughter. People only die when we forget them,” my mother explained shortly before she left me. If you can remember me, I will be with you always.”

You will love this funeral quote if you have siblings. It’s amazing how it works. MomShe always found time to spend with her children, even if no one was looking.

Each child felt like they were number one.

All Her Love

Unknown Author

“For a mother is the only person on earth Who can divide her love among 10 children And each child still have all her love.”

Funeral Quotes for Mom by Mahatma Gandhi

You are missing Mom QuotesFrom Son

John Milton, a renowned English poet, captures the inner and outer beauty of our mothers in this touching tribute from a son.

Heaven in Her Eye

John Milton

“Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye, in every gesture, dignity and love.”

This funeral quote is a reminder that mothers leave a lasting impression on our lives. This is a perfect example of how much a father (or a mother) misses. MomAfter she’s gone.

Hearts Forever

Unknown Author

“A mother holds her children’s hands for a while, their hearts forever.”

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Mahatma, an Indian peace activist and politician was clearly a son who loved both his mother and father. In this encouraging quote, he shares these wise words.

Always in my Heart

Mahatma Gandhi

“There are no good-byes, wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.”

21+ Remembering Mom Quotes

The following funeral quote is by Langston Hughes, an American poet and novelist. It describes the difficult life of mothers and how they overcome it and push their sons towards better things.

It is an amazing tribute to a mother who passed away after her son has received her guidance and care.

Mother to son

Langston Hughes

“Well, son, I’ll tell you: Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair. It’s had tacks in it, And splinters, And boards torn up, And places with no carpet on the floor! You can see the floor. But all the time I’se been a-climbin’ on, And reachin’ landin’s, And turnin’ corners, And sometimes goin’ in the dark Where there ain’t been no light. So, boy, don’t you turn back. Don’t you set down on the steps. ‘Cause you finds it’s kinder hard. Don’t you fall now! For I’se still goin’, honey, I’se still climbin’, And life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.”

This little quote is a great example of what it means for a mother to know their child better than anyone else. This would be perfect quote for a son to recite at his mother’s funeral or memorial service.

A Mother Knows

Jewish proverb

“A mother understands what a child does not say.”

21+ Remembering Mom Quotes

Additional Resources

You have probably lost some money. MomIf you are a mother or father who is grieving the loss or a son or daughter, these collections may be of assistance to you.

  • Beautiful poems for mothers
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  • Perfect QuotesSympathy cards
  • How to Make Funeral Reception Invitations
  • Top Examples of Eulogies
  • Celebrate your Mom’s Life with a Personalized Social Media Post

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