Happy Mother's Day! 10 Quotes From MAKERS On Their Mothers

Happy Mother's Day! MAKERS is happy to take this opportunity to honor what it means to be a mother and the impact mothers and motherhood have on the incredible women who make up MAKERS.com. 

From invaluable life lessons and walking embodiments of strength to quiet but infinite support and, of course, unconditional love, our mothers are the first MAKER we think of when we hear the word. It's no real surprise that so many groundbreaking women have had a special kind of support from the women who raised them.

Hillary Clinton attributes her most powerful strengths to her mother. Diane Von Furstenberg's mother taught her to be fearless. Alice Walker's mother showed her that she could be a woman and do anything. 

Don't just take our word for it...VIEW the touching quotes from 10 beloved MAKERS about their mothers. 

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Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, Ai-Jen Poo on how her mother has been a living example of hard work and perseverance. 

Pulitzer Prize winning author Alice Walker learned she could be anything at a young age because of her mother's example. 

Creator of "Cathy" comic Cathy Guisewite used her mother as inspiration for so many of her comics, and her mother also provided her with this important mantra.

Groundbreaking actress Diahann Carroll on her special relationship with her mother. 

Iconic fashion designer Diane Von Furstenberg's mother taught her to be fearless. 

Where Hillary Clinton gets her strongest traits from...her mother. 

Executive Director of Human Rights Project for Girls, Malika Saada Saar on her grandmother and mother. 

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's mother wanted the best of both worlds for her. 

Author and activist Rita Mae Brown recalls how it was really her mother who ran the town...

Xerox CEO Ursula Burns shares a beautiful piece of wisdom her mother imparted to her.    More on mothers: What I learned from my mother