Top 10 Best Single Moms Mother’s Day Quotes 2015

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Were you raised by a single mother? Here are some special and inspirational quotes to thank the strong, single woman who raised you into who you are today.

1. “I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you’re going. That’s family values.” – Reverend Al Sharpton

2. “What is free time? I’m a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.” – Roma Downey, Northern Irish actress and Emmy nominated producer

3. “As a single mother of four, my mother taught me that you always want to show up strong for the moments that really matter with family, friends, and community. I now recognize how her strength helped shape the person I am today and the mother that I have become.” – Andie MacDowell, American actress

4. “I am a single mother – that is the reality.” – Emilia Fox, English actress

5. “My parents were divorced when I was a young teenager, and I was raised by a single mother after that. So, I understand the difficulties that families have. I understand single parenting.” – Michele Bachmann, American politician

6. “I even thought of adopting a child as a single mother.” – Diana Ross

7. “I have an incredible role model in my mom. She was a single mother raising two kids in New York.” – Kim Raver, American actress

8. “I was once a single mother, with very few resources, so I have a special place in my heart for women in difficult situations.” – Linda Lael Miller, best-selling American author

9. “You know, I never really paid attention to sports, which, coming from the mecca of football in Texas, is kind of odd. I played sports, but I was nerdy. Having a single mother, the pressure was on me to get good grades and a scholarship and go to college.” – Sarah Shahi, American television actress and former NFL cheerleader

10. “I had a lot of guilt as a single mother trying to raise a child. I had to go to work and Jeffrey was screaming that he didn’t want me to. You have to give yourself permission to let go of the guilt.” – Sherri Shepherd, American comedienne, author, businesswoman, actress, and television personality