50 beautiful phrases for a deceased mother

After facing and crying loss of your motherit can be incredibly difficult to see your friends, family and even strangers celebrating Mother’s Day, or special dates knowing that your mother has passed away and you cannot do the same and it can become a day of mourning and nostalgia, but, Even though your mother is no longer with you in a physical sense, her love will live forever within you.

Finding positive ways to honor and remember your mom can be a great way to deal with grief. One way to do it is by reading beautiful phrases that help you remember your mom and all the beautiful moments you spent together.

These phrases about the loss of a mother will surely make you feel close to her, even if she is no longer physically here with you.

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The best phrases in memory of mothers who have passed away

  1. “The world changes from year to year, our lives from day to day, but the love and memory of you will never pass away.” -Anonymous
  2. “Pain and love go together, you can’t get one without the other. All I can do is love her, and love the world, emulate her by living with boldness, spirit and joy.” – Jandy Nelson
  3. “Do not lament. Everything you lose comes back in another form.” – Rumi
  4. “Every time I miss you, I also remember how lucky I was that you were in my life. I wouldn’t trade those moments for the world.” – Cindy Adkins
  5. “If I had a flower for every time I think of you… I could walk in my own garden forever.” – Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  6. “You don’t go around complaining all the time, but the sorrow is still there and always will be.” – Nigella Lawson
  7. “Pain can be a burden, but it can also be an anchor. You get used to the weight, to how it holds you.” – Sarah Desen
  8. “We understand death only after it has laid its hands on someone we love.” – Madame de Staël
  9. “Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but openings where our loved ones shine to let us know they are happy.” – Eskimo Legend
  10. “Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.” – Alphonse de Lamartine
  11. “A love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark. Having been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.” – JK Rowling
  12. “There is something about the loss of a mother that is permanent and inexpressible: a wound that will never heal.” – susan wiggs
  13. “No daughter and no mother should live apart, no matter how far apart they are.” – Christie Watson
  14. “His absence is like the sky, which extends over everything.” – CS Lewis
  15. “Hold on to your parents because it’s a scary and confusing world without them.” – Emily Dickinson
  16. “I miss the warmth of your soft embrace and the love I felt when my arms wrapped around you. I miss seeing your beautiful smile and the sound of your voice saying my name. I miss hearing you say “I love you” and me saying “I love you” in return.” – Millie P Lorenz
  17. “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” – Abraham Lincoln
  18. “Mothers never really die, they just keep the house in the sky. They polish the sun by day and light the stars that shine at night, keep the moonbeams silver, and in the heavenly home above they wait to welcome those they love.” – Helen Steiner Rice
  19. “Mom, today I miss you, but I know that you will always be with me in my heart… I am who I am thanks to your loving hands. I have my sweet and compassionate soul for having seen you and for your generosity and kindness with others. I see the world full of wonders thanks to your imagination. I have learned never to give up seeing your drive and perseverance… I love you always and forever…” – Karen Kostyla
  20. “A mother’s love is always with her children. Losing a mother is one of the deepest sorrows a heart can know. But her kindness, her affection and her wisdom are still alive, as a legacy of love that will always be with you. May that love surround you now and bring you peace.” –Anonymous
  21. “You were my home, mother. I had no more home than you.” – Janet Fitch
  22. “Death does not exist, daughter. People only die when we forget them’, my mother explained to me shortly before she left me. If you remember me, I will be with you always. – Isabel Allende
  23. “In Vietnamese, the word for missing someone and remembering them is the same: nhớ.” – Ocean Vuong
  24. “No matter how prepared you think you are for the death of a loved one, it is still a shock, and it still hurts very deeply.” – Billy Graham
  25. “I wish I had the power to take away all the pain, worry, and hurt I’ve given you. I wish I could undo, all the moments that made you blue. I miss you, mom.” Anonymous
  26. “I can’t forget my mother. She is my bridge. When I needed to cross, she stood her ground long enough for me to cross safely.” – Renita Weems
  27. “What we have once deeply enjoyed we can never lose. Everything we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller
  28. “I should know enough about loss to realize that you never stop missing someone, you just learn to live around the gaping hole of their absence.” – alyson noel
  29. “Tears shed by another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.” – Joseph N Harris
  30. “But she wasn’t, and that’s what happens when your parents die, you feel like instead of going into every fight with backup, you go into every fight alone.” – mitch albom
  31. “My mother had a thin and small body, but a big heart: a heart so big that the joys of the whole world found in it a welcome and hospitable accommodation.” – Mark Twain
  32. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Mahatma Gandhipolitical and spiritual leader of the twentieth century
  33. “I miss saying ‘mom’ out loud. I miss not being able to find that special card for you and having found it, writing ‘For Mom’ on it for another cherished Mother’s Day.” – Millie P Lorenz
  34. “Incapable are the loved ones to die, because love is immortality”. – Emily Dickinson
  35. “A mother understands what a son does not say.” – jewish proverb
  36. “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They’ve clung to me my whole life.” – Abraham Lincoln
  37. “If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to keep them alive is to never stop loving them.” – James O’Barr
  38. “Losing the people you love affects you. It burrows into you and becomes this big, deep hole of pain. It doesn’t magically disappear, even when you’re officially out of mourning.” – Carrie-Jones
  39. “I knew what it was like to lose someone you loved. You don’t get over something like that, you get over it.” – Jodi Picoult
  40. “My mother was the most beautiful woman I have ever seen. Everything I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual, and physical education I received from her.” – George Washington
  41. “My mother was the only constant in my life. When I think about my mom raising me on her own when she was 20, and working and paying the bills, and, you know, trying to chase your own dreams, I think that’s an unmatched feat.” – Barack Obamaformer US president
  42. “A man loves his girlfriend more, his wife more, but his mother more.” – Irish proverb
  43. “My mother is an endless song in my heart of comfort, happiness and being. I may sometimes forget the words, but I always remember the melody.” – Graycie Harmon
  44. “My mother…had a very deep inner spirituality that allowed her to rebuild her life. It’s extraordinary that she had such a strong sense of self and such a commitment to the future and such a strong creative sense that she was able to build new worlds for herself and for us out of the total devastation of her life.” – Caroline Kennedy
  45. “I don’t consider myself a very self-confident person. But I have a survival mechanism that my mother instilled in me.” – naomi watts
  46. “The maternal memories closest to my heart are the small and soft ones that I carry from my childhood days. They are not deep, but they have stayed with me throughout life, and when I am very old, they will still be close.” – Margaret Sanger
  47. “Pain is like the ocean, it comes in waves that ebb and flow. Sometimes the water is calm and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” – Vicky Harrison
  48. “Tears are sacred. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming pain and unspeakable love.” – washington irving
  49. “I know for a fact that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to be involved in every act, thought, and decision we make. His love leaves an indelible mark on our memory. We take comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by sharing your love.” – Leo Buscaglia
  50. “Those we love and lose are always connected by heart strings to infinity.” – Terri Guillemets


So, if you miss your mother, whether it is a special day or not, we hope that these phrases about the loss of a mother bring you some comfort and peace. But we know that her love, her guidance, and the shared beautiful memories of her will always be with you.

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