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59 Good Quotes For Missing A Mother

Being in a situation where you miss your mother is none anyone wishes for. It brings out a level of sadness we didn’t know we could ever reach. A certain loneliness accompanies that sadness because apart from being in our hearts, a mother is part bone and flesh from you.

In these times, one way of expressing your feelings is by talking about it. Denying it happened will only create a false longing. You could talk about your mutual memories, her favorite quotes, or unrelated words of encouragement.

In this article, we will show you some examples of quotes you can use to help get you through this difficult time.

Comfort in Remembrance

Remembering someone can be a sign of honoring them. This section will focus on quotes that soothe the heart with recollection.

  1. Your smile would always light up the room because whenever you were happy, everyone automatically got happy.
  1. Your recipes will always be the best I have ever and will ever taste.
  1. Your hugs were non-arguably one of the most comforting things I have ever had on earth.
  1. The lessons you always have even by not giving them will always stick with me.
  1. You taught me that loving is okay. Expressing it is okay. I will miss touching your arms, doing well just to hear you happy, and telling you I love you every chance I get.
  1. I will always value and take care of the simple things, just like you always did. From hygiene to dress codes and body scents.
  1. Mom jokes have never been funnier from the day you began telling them to me.
  1. You may not be here, but your laugh still echoes behind my daughter’s laughter, and your gait in mine. You made sure we all got a piece of you.
  1. You are the reason people can testify to the existence of true love in the world.
  1. I have seen all virtues on earth in you. I can use you as a template to copy from to become a better person.

The Bond That Never Breaks

Your mother being passed doesn’t mean that you should also disregard your bond. Here are quotes reflecting on the enduring connection of a child with their mother.

  1. The beautiful thing here is that even when you’re away, I believe our love is unchanged.
  1. I don’t know what to do with the love for you I can’t show. I will channel it into your interests so that I can feel a part of you.
  1. The more you’re not here, the greater I remember you.
  1. I now see that bonds are tied to what we remember, recorded, and items we share. I will never let go of these things.
  1. Let alone our minds, our souls knew each other. That spot will always be yours.
  1. They say the greatest bonds start slow and steady to be the strongest. They don’t tell you how to come back from that.
  1. In honor of you, I would do anything. Even now that you’re not here, I can still feel how you’d react to whatever I do.
  1. This is the time I feel every emotion you’ve ever shown me. From the warmth of your smile to the coldness of your disapproval.
  1. I used to only feel emotions, but now that I can only see you in memories I can hear, smell, and even touch these emotions.
  1. I now understand why they say memories are the currency of life. I treasure them so much in your absence because of the bond they represent.

Finding Solace in Words

Words carry a lot of power to help you heal. We have shown you some quotes below to offer solace during your moments of longing.

  1. This is being weak and vulnerable. However, I’m not in a hurry to be strong because you deserve to be the one making me feel like this.
  1. If words could cause wars and cause mountains to move, then they can heal too.
  1. They say words have a lot of power and they do. They give hope and expressions to what we feel for each other.
  1. I used to fear that missing you will never stop. Now I realize that it’s okay that it never does.
  1. Though I can’t describe all my feelings with words, I can describe a portion of it. I’ve never been more thankful for words.
  1. Talking like this feels like I’m laying down a heavy burden.
  1. Missing you and talking about you this much has made me believe that words do have power.
  1. Sometimes it feels like my world is crumbling and crying can’t bring me back to normal. When I talk I’m reminded of the good side of this situation.
  1. Whenever I talk about you, I feel like I can slowly start smiling again.

Strength in Absence

Someone’s absence doesn’t have to be the reason for your weakness in life. Read these inspiring quotes to remind you of yourself against the lies your mind may try to feed you.

  1. The more time passes by, the more it dawns on me that I will always miss you. But your absence is teaching me apart from hurting me.
  1. The best teachers leave their students learning even when they aren’t around. This makes Mom the greatest teacher I know.
  1. Absence doesn’t have to be negatively labeled when you’re learning something from it.
  1. Maybe my chance to gain strength was for my pillars to be removed and circumstances forcing me to become strong.
  1. Absence brings out your true strength measures.
  1. Though you are physically absent, I will always keep your memory present.
  2. I will refuse for your physical absence to mean loneliness for me. Not after you’ve left pieces of you everywhere including in us.
  1. The more I miss you, the more I remember you. I am forced to get through this longing, and every time I come out stronger I remain thankful.
  1. The fact that you’re not around gas always hurt me from when I was young. This feels like my worst fear come true, but also my greatest growth beginning.
  1. With this absence, I love you differently. This is healthier.

Wisdom from the Past

Philosophers claim, without fault, that there’s nothing new under the sun. Here is some ancient wisdom on how different famous wise people in the past got through their grief.

  1. “Grief is itself a medicine.” William Cowper
  1. “Grief can’t be shared. Everyone carries it alone; his burden in his way. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  1. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” Buddhist quote
  1. “Life is not the way it is supposed to be. It is the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.” Virginia Satir
  1. “It is not death that a man should fear, but rather he should fear never beginning to live.” Marcus Aurelius
  1. “About death: Whether it is a dispersion, or a resolution into atoms, or annihilation, it is either extinction or change.” Marcus Aurelius
  1. “Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can, and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.” Alphonse de Lamartine
  1. “Given a choice between grief and nothing, I’d choose grief.” William Faulkner
  1. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller
  1. No evil is honorable: but death is honorable; therefore death is not evil.” Zeno of Citium

Healing with Time

A part of life is going through different times and seasons. Just like wounds dry up and repair given enough time, your sadness needs the same.

  1. Healing with time is like a flowing river. The more it flows, the deeper it cuts carrying away the old sand while bringing in the new.
  1. “Before you know it” are words that don’t apply to missing someone. You will know it when you are in a new stage of missing them.
  1. Time calms me down and makes the pain of missing you a more healthy one.
  1. I’ll use these feelings as fuel to drive your agenda and make you proud.
  1. Time heals, but with you, healing is an understatement for the level of repair I will need.
  1. Missing you is just about stages of expressing that. I will never stop missing you.
  1. I wouldn’t want to keep feeling this way forever.
  1. I plan on using time as my drug because I cannot channel healing from within today or tomorrow.
  1. You will always be worth remembering. Even years from now, the difference is that I’ll remember you with happiness in my heart.
  1. Today, my tears of sadness flow for you as I miss you. With time, these tears will be of acceptance and then of pride that I had the privilege of being your daughter.


We hope that our quotes have touched your heart. They are all about embracing healing and the love you’ll always feel for your mom. You should know that her loss doesn’t mean that you should forget her. Instead, hold on to whatever pieces of her you have to honor her.

This custom birth butterfly name necklace is one great way to have a piece of your mom recorded. It is made from high-quality durable sterling silver 925 brass and has an amazing design. The pendant is a butterfly with its tail extending into your mom’s name in a dainty font. You can get it in gold, rose gold, or silver.

Vincent Otieno

Vincent Otieno is a passionate jewelry enthusiast and writer at Getnamenecklace, an e-commerce store dedicated to offering exquisite jewelry and thoughtful gifts for your loved ones. With a keen eye for detail and a deep appreciation for the art of gift-giving, Vincent curates a collection that celebrates the beauty of craftsmanship and the joy of making family moments unforgettable.

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