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76 Mama Bear Quotes about the Strength of a Mother’s Love

Titi Dokubo
Dec 11, 2022
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Mama bears are known to be protective of their cubs. This maternal instinct is the same in humans as a mother's love is the most intense, pure, and sincere feeling a woman can experience. Read these 76 mama bear quotes to understand a mother's love and strength.

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Both human and animal mothers are biologically programmed to protect and care for their young. Even though elephants are the most protective mothers on the planet, the bear's maternal instinct is legendary.

When a human mother becomes overprotective of her kids, she is sometimes called a "mama bear." However, the maternal instinct is stronger in some than others. According to research, mothers who breastfeed have stronger bonds with their children.

Ultimately, a mother has the strength to nurture her children and would do almost anything for them because her love is unimaginable. These 76 mama bear quotes will show how much a mother's love is worth and how far she is willing to go for her children.

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Michelle Obama's quote: "As mothers, we just don't want anything or anyone to hurt our babies." | Image: AmoDays

Michelle Obama's quote: "As mothers, we just don't want anything or anyone to hurt our babies." | Image: AmoDays

Mama Bear Quotes That Reflect the Depth of of a Mother's Love

"A mother's love for her children should never be underrated or questioned." — Byron Pulsifer

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"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 anything that stands in its path." — Agatha Christie

"Some women pray for their daughters to marry good husbands. I pray that my girls will find girlfriends half as loyal and true as the Ya-Yas." ― Rebecca Wells

"She sacrifices her dream to make my dream come true." ― Luffina Lourduraj

"Tear on your mothers eye, is as heavy as the ocean waters" ― Zybejta "Beta" Metani' Marashi

Byron Pulsifer's quote: "A mother's love for her children should never be underrated or questioned." | Image: AmoDays

Byron Pulsifer's quote: "A mother's love for her children should never be underrated or questioned." | Image: AmoDays

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"The one who has his mother's prayers by his side, no power in this world can stop his stride." ― Shah Asad Rizvi

"Is there a scale on which treasures of the universe can outweigh the love of a mother?" ― Shah Asad Rizvi

"A mother's smile is radiant as countless awakening suns; without her presence, what is life but a cold, lonely night that never ends?" ― Shah Asad Rizvi

"Indeed, a mother is the sacred blessing of mercy bestowed upon her children." ― Shah Asad Rizvi

"A mother's lap is the abode where you weep, sleep and find peace; no fear can intrude, all worries are removed, and love is absolute and supreme." ― Shah Asad Rizvi

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Shah Asad Rizvi's quote: "The one who has his mother's prayers by his side, no power in this world can stop his stride." | Image: AmoDays

Shah Asad Rizvi's quote: "The one who has his mother's prayers by his side, no power in this world can stop his stride." | Image: AmoDays

"The food is the same but not the taste, missing that ingredient of a mother's love." ― Shah Asad Rizvi

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"Would all the drops of an ocean be enough to describe the love of a mother?" ― Shah Asad Rizvi

"Mother; that woman who still considers you a child irrespective of the stage you are in life" ― Fausat Omolara Ayinla

"A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend." ― Amit Kalantri

"She asked Janie what it was like to have a mother, and Janie leaned over and gave Zorrie a kiss on the top of her head and then turned her around and gave her a quick kick in her seat and told her that having a mother was those two things and that if sometimes it was more of one than the other, it all balanced out in the end." ― Laird Hunt

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Fausat Omolara Ayinla's quote: "Mother; that woman who still considers you a child irrespective of the stage you are in life." | Image: AmoDays

Fausat Omolara Ayinla's quote: "Mother; that woman who still considers you a child irrespective of the stage you are in life." | Image: AmoDays

"Ever wondered what melts like wax for the suffering of her children and hardens like granite to protect them? — The heart of a mother." ― Rohit Dharupta

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"Mums are plants which spread their scent to love, heal and lead." ― Qamar Rafiq

"Mothers have supernatural power of hearing what their children do not say." ― Rohit Dharupta

"Being a mother means being someone's God, if only briefly." ― Kaitlyn Greenidge

"In the ocean of life, a mother is a raft that keeps you afloat." ― Shah Asad Rizvi

Qamar Rafiq's quote: "Mums are plants which spread their scent to love, heal and lead." | Image: AmoDays

Qamar Rafiq's quote: "Mums are plants which spread their scent to love, heal and lead." | Image: AmoDays

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"The melody of a mother's voice brings harmony to the soul and makes you whole." ― Shah Asad Rizvi

"A mother is the supreme manifestation of love." ― Shah Asad Rizvi

"Love as powerful as your mother's leaves its own mark… To have been loved so deeply… Will give us some protection forever." ― J.K. Rowling

"Mothers are a special gift sent from God above. They bless us with their nurturing and fill us with their love." ― Faye Diane Kilday

"A mother's love will push you to the edge of the ocean while holding you above it. Her fearless strength keeps the wind in your sails." ― Henrik Ibsen

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J.K. Rowling's quote: "Love as powerful as your mother's leaves its own mark…To have been loved so deeply… Will give us some protection forever." | Image: AmoDays

J.K. Rowling's quote: "Love as powerful as your mother's leaves its own mark…To have been loved so deeply… Will give us some protection forever." | Image: AmoDays

"Nobody loves you like your mom. She's your best friend, your most honest critic, and your biggest fan all rolled into one." ― Kelly Roper

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Mama Bear Quotes That Prove She Is a Fierce Protector

"My mother shed her protective love down around me and without knowing why people sensed that I had value." ― Maya Angelou

"You threaten my son, you threaten me." — "The Blind Side"

"Mama Bear is such a sweet way to describe the fact that I'd tear you open and eat your insides if you hurt my child." — "The Mom Life Uncensored"

"Now I know. If God himself stood before me and said, "Give me that child, that I might slaughter him," I would tell him, "BITE ME!" ― Julie McGalliard

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Maya Angelou's quote: "My mother shed her protective love down around me and without knowing why people sensed that I had value." | Image: AmoDays

Maya Angelou's quote: "My mother shed her protective love down around me and without knowing why people sensed that I had value." | Image: AmoDays

"By allowing your mother to protect you, you gave her a gift." ― Kristin Cashore

"Mothers were the only ones you could depend on to tell the whole, unvarnished truth." ― Margaret Dilloway

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"It is not the job of the child to protect her mother. It's the mother's job to protect the child." ― Kristin Cashore

"She's my best friend—she's everything to me. It's always just been me and her against the world." ― Jacquelyn Middleton

"Even if the whole world was throwing rocks at you, if you had your mother at your back, you'd be okay." ― Jojo Moyes

Luffina Lourduraj's quote: "She sacrifices her dream to make my dream come true." | Image: AmoDays

Luffina Lourduraj's quote: "She sacrifices her dream to make my dream come true." | Image: AmoDays

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"As mothers, we just don't want anything or anyone to hurt our babies." ― Michelle Obama

Mama Bear Quotes about Raising Children and Motherhood

"When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child." — Sophia Loren Related Anais Nin

"The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice." ― Peggy O'Mara

"Motherhood is wonderful, but it's also hard work. It's the logistics more than anything. You discover you have reserves of energy you didn't know you had." — Deborah Mailman

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"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children." — Jessica Lange

Peggy O'Mara's quote: "The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice." | Image: AmoDays

Peggy O'Mara's quote: "The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice." | Image: AmoDays

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"Motherhood has relaxed me in many ways. You learn to deal with crises." — Jane Seymour

"Child-rearing is notoriously boring, monotonous, and repetitive and yet somehow perpetually changing and intermittent; it can be simultaneously frenetic and eternal." ― Sarah Menkedick

"In every advanced mammalian species that survives and thrives, a common anthropological characteristic is the fierce behavior of the adult female of the species when she senses a threat to her cubs. The lioness, the tigress, and the mama bear are all examples." — Marianne Williamson

"If from infancy you treat children as gods, they are liable in adulthood to act as devils." ― P.D. James

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"You put a certain amount of effort into stitching a jacket or dress and you get the garment you expect. There's no mystery. But you put a thousand times more effort into raising your child and the result is the opposite of what you hope and dream for. This seemed so unfair." ― Jeffery Deaver

Sarah Menkedick's quote: "Child-rearing is notoriously boring, monotonous, and repetitive and yet somehow perpetually changing and intermittent; it can be simultaneously frenetic and eternal." | Image: AmoDays

Sarah Menkedick's quote: "Child-rearing is notoriously boring, monotonous, and repetitive and yet somehow perpetually changing and intermittent; it can be simultaneously frenetic and eternal." | Image: AmoDays

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"Whether you've ever considered it or not, you're an author. And the stories that you write are penned across the hearts of your children. Therefore, be careful with the pen because you're writing on some very precious paper." ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

"When you raise a god instead of a child, you're bound to be serving him for the rest of your days. Same thing holds when you marry a god." ― Gloria Naylor

"The future is shaped by the people that we send into it. And we must never forget that the child tugging on our pant-legs is one of those people." ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

"A mother is a child's first looking glass into the world." ― Richelle E. Goodrich

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"Young things mainly belong to themselves. How they grow up depends on who gets attached to them." ― Larry McMurtry

Gloria Naylor's quote: "When you raise a god instead of a child, you're bound to be serving him for the rest of your days. Same thing holds when you marry a god." | Image: AmoDays

Gloria Naylor's quote: "When you raise a god instead of a child, you're bound to be serving him for the rest of your days. Same thing holds when you marry a god." | Image: AmoDays

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"Throughout history, the most brutal cultures have always been distinguished by maternal-infant separation." ― Antonella Gambotto-Burke

"Young things mainly belong to themselves. How they grow up depends on who gets attached to them." ― Larry McMurtry

"In these storytelling moments we equip our children, with crucial solution tools for life. To deprive them of these necessary teachable moments is like denying a carpenter the tools of his trade." ― Drexel Deal

"I tried to teach them [his sons] that about the importance of self-discipline, and that the culture of yes is built on a foundation of no." ― Bill Walton

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"I think that the best thing we can do for our children is to allow them to do things for themselves, allow them to be strong, allow them to experience life on their own terms, allow them to take the subway... let them be better people, let them believe more in themselves." ― C. JoyBell C

Henrik Ibsen's quote: "A mother's love will push you to the edge of the ocean while holding you above it. Her fearless strength keeps the wind in your sails." | Image: AmoDays

Henrik Ibsen's quote: "A mother's love will push you to the edge of the ocean while holding you above it. Her fearless strength keeps the wind in your sails." | Image: AmoDays

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"The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires." ― Dorothy Parker

"Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood - finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could not live without." ― Jodi Picoult

"But kids don't stay with you if you do it right. It's the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won't be needed in the long run." ― Barbara Kingsolver

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"It's not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It's our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless." ― L.R. Knost

"(24/7) once you sign on to be a mother, that's the only shift they offer." ― Jodi Picoult

Dorothy Parker's quote: "The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires." | Image: AmoDays

Dorothy Parker's quote: "The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires." | Image: AmoDays

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"A mother knows what her child's gone through, even if she didn't see it herself." ― Pramoedya Ananta Toer

"I am a mother, and mothers don't have the luxury of falling apart in front of their children, even when they are afraid, even when their children are adults." ― Kristin Hannah

"A mother is a mother from the moment her baby is first placed in her arms until eternity. It didn't matter if her child were three, thirteen, or thirty." ― Sarah Strohmeyer

"Having kids- the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings – is the biggest job anyone can embark on." ― Maria Shriver

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Mama Bear Quotes about the Strength of a Mother

"Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws." ― Barbara Kingsolver

Pramoedya Ananta Toer's quote: "A mother knows what her child's gone through, even if she didn't see it herself." | Image: AmoDays

Pramoedya Ananta Toer's quote: "A mother knows what her child's gone through, even if she didn't see it herself." | Image: AmoDays

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"Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn't know you had, and dealing with fears you didn't know existed." ― Linda Wooten

"To be a mother, you must be strong. Even if you don't feel it, you have to pretend." ― Sade Adu

"The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly – indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection." ― Arianna Huffington

"Being a mother has been the most challenging and the most rewarding position I will ever hold." ― Cathy Shaffer

"A mom is the glue that holds everything together, even when she feels she may fall apart" ― Proudhappymama

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Sade Adu's quote: "To be a mother you must be strong. Even if you don't feel it, you have to pretend." | Image: AmoDays

Sade Adu's quote: "To be a mother you must be strong. Even if you don't feel it, you have to pretend." | Image: AmoDays

"Strong mothers raise strong daughters." ― Jessica A. Lane

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"The strength of a mother is second to none. Even when she is in times of stress, when she is fighting her own demons, when she is beyond exhausted both mentally and physically nothing will stop her from finding the strength, she needs to do for her children what she needs to get done." ― Proudhappymama

"Don't pity me because I am a single mom. Respect me for having the courage to do it alone, the strength to never give up, and the love to put my child's needs before my own." ― Proudhappymama

"Women have always been the strong ones of the world." ― Coco Chanel

"Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles." ― Sharon Jaynes

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"I think every working mom probably feels the same thing: You go through big chunks of time where you're just thinking, 'This is impossible—oh, this is impossible.' And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible." ― Tina Fey

Jessica A. Lane's quote: "Strong mothers raise strong daughters." | Image: AmoDays

Jessica A. Lane's quote: "Strong mothers raise strong daughters." | Image: AmoDays

The strength of a mother's love is based on the oxytocin hormones she produces. The same hormone that made her bond with her children also makes her desire to defend and protect them at all costs.

However, being a mother is never easy, and you may feel tired sometimes. If you ever start feeling that way, read these quotes, as they will urge you to persevere.

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