Authors that match 'mother'.

Mother Jones American Activist (1837-1930)
Mother Maribel (-)
Mark Mothersbaugh American Musician (1950-)
Robert Motherwell American Artist (1915-1991)
Dick Smothers American Comedian (1939-)
Tommy Smothers American Comedian (1937-)
Mother Teresa Leader (1910-1997)

Quotations that match 'mother'.

Mothers are not supposed to give guidance, right' Sean's doing his own thing. Yoko Ono
[ Doing Give Guidance His Mothers Own Right Sean Supposed Thing]
I think maintaining relationships with my friends, my mother, my manager, they're all important. Christina Applegate
[ Friends Important Maintaining Manager Mother Relationships Think]
The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother. Elizabeth Cady Stanton Mom
[ Mother Sacrificed Uniformly Wife Woman]
My mother insisted that I have a normal upbringing. James MacArthur
[ Insisted Mother Normal Upbringing]
Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away. Laurence J. Peter
[ Away Before Every Father Gave Girl Her Mother Nature Should Takes Time Use]
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face. George Eliot Mom
[ Began Face Life Loving Mother Up Waking]
My mother did movies from the New Wave, but I was quite shocked I didn't know much about that period. Bernado showed us film of the demonstrations of the time. Eva Green
[ Demonstrations Did Film Know Mother Movies Much New Period Quite Shocked Showed Time Us Wave]
I demand for the unmarried mother, as a sacred channel of life, the same reverence and respect as for the married mother; for Maternity is a cosmic thing and once it has come to pass, our conversation must not be permitted to blaspheme it. Ben Lindsey
[ Channel Come Conversation Cosmic Demand Life Married Maternity Mother Must Once Our Pass Permitted Respect Reverence Sacred Same Thing Unmarried]
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all. Benjamin Spock Parenting
[ After Babies Best Doing Fathers Feel Good Instinctively Mothers Their Usually]
When I was four years old, my mother owned some tenements in the Bronx. Cy Coleman
[ Bronx Four Mother Old Owned Some Tenements Years]
My grandmother valued even the smallest of things. Koichi Tanaka
[ Even Grandmother Smallest Things Valued]
Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love. Stevie Wonder
[ Compassion Fearlessness Flower Greatest Love Mama Mother Sweet Teacher Then]
Bambi has a profound effect on children because it's about losing your mother. Christine Baranski
[ Bambi Because Children Effect Losing Mother Profound Your]
She is the mother I never had, she is the sister everybody would want. She is the friend that everybody deserves. I don't know a better person. Oprah Winfrey
[ Better Deserves Everybody Friend Had Know Mother Never Person She Sister Want Would]
No matter how old we become, we can still call them 'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them. Desmond Morris Faith
[ Become Call Child-Like Father Holy How Matter Mother Old Put Still Them Trust]
Whatever is said about roles drying up, I intend to keep working. Certainly now the roles couldn't be more interesting - playing mothers, divorcees. I think it's going to be exciting to play a mother of teenagers. The longer your life, the deeper it gets. Naomi Watts
[ Certainly Deeper Drying Exciting Gets Going Intend Interesting Keep Life Longer More Mother Mothers Now Play Playing Roles Said Teenagers Think Up Whatever Working Your]
I'm immensely grateful for the precious gift my mother has given me. She is my hero today and every day. Steven Cojocaru
[ Day Every Gift Given Grateful Hero Immensely Mother Precious She Today]
Proving I'm a good mother is the one achievement I'm most proud of. It's brought out the best in me. Sheena Easton
[ Achievement Best Brought Good Most Mother Out Proud Proving]
My father knew the charming side of my mother, and my mother thought that he was attentive and pleasant and was an architect, which was a respectable profession, but I don't think that they actually got to know one another deeply. Christopher Durang
[ Actually Another Architect Attentive Charming Deeply Father Got Knew Know Mother Pleasant Profession Respectable Side Think Thought Which]
I was myself brought up with my brother, whose name was Matthias, for he was my own brother, by both father and mother; and I made mighty proficiency in the improvements of my learning, and appeared to have both a great memory and understanding. Flavius Josephus
[ Appeared Both Brother Brought Father Great Improvements Learning Made Memory Mighty Mother Myself Name Own Proficiency Understanding Up Whose]
You didn't hear the angels singing. It was brought down to Mother Earth, which is where it should be. And that led me to a lot of other reading. Harvey Keitel
[ Angels Brought Down Earth Hear Led Lot Mother Other Reading Should Singing Where Which]
A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after. Peter De Vries
[ After Car Children Deliver Forever Mother Once Role Suburban]
My mother raised three children on her own and my dad was a doctor working 16 hours a day. Christopher Meloni
[ Children Dad Day Doctor Her Hours Mother Own Raised Three Working]
I saw six men kicking and punching the mother-in-law. My neighbour said 'Are you going to help?' I said 'No, six should be enough.' Les Dawson
[ Enough Going Help Kicking Men Mother-In-Law Neighbour Punching Said Saw Should Six]
Motherhood change me because it is so fundamental what you're doing for another person. And you are able to do even though it takes a lot. Meg Ryan
[ Able Another Because Change Doing Even Fundamental Lot Motherhood Person Takes Though]
My parents had a wonderful marriage, but it was a very dependent relationship. My mother was entirely dependent on my father because that's how it was in those days. Erika Slezak
[ Because Days Dependent Entirely Father Had How Marriage Mother Parents Relationship Those Very Wonderful]
I want to be more successful as a mother than I am in show business. Celine Dion
[ Am Business More Mother Show Successful Than Want]
The first snowball I froze was put in my mother's deep freeze when I was in my early 20s. Andy Goldsworthy
[ Deep Early First Freeze Mother Put Snowball]
I was brought up in a whorehouse in Peoria. My mother and father lived there and worked there. Richard Pryor
[ Brought Father Lived Mother Up Whorehouse Worked]
When I told my mother that I wanted to be an actress, she said, you can't live here and do that, and so I moved out. I was determined to prove her wrong because she was so sure that I was going to go astray. And that's the juice that kept me going. Cicely Tyson
[ Actress Astray Because Determined Go Going Her Here Juice Kept Live Mother Moved Out Prove Said She Sure Told Wanted Wrong]
When I stopped seeing my mother through the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself. Nancy Friday
[ Birth Child Eyes Give Helped Mother Myself Saw Seeing Stopped Through Woman]
My father was a professor of civil engineering at MIT, and my mother taught high school English. Eric Allin Cornell
[ Civil Engineering English Father High Mit Mother Professor School Taught]
You can make children believe whatever you want, and the children of today are the soldiers and mothers of tomorrow. Dudley Nichols
[ Believe Children Make Mothers Soldiers Today Tomorrow Want Whatever]
My mother had taken me to photographer Paul Hesse, who used some of my pictures on magazine covers. Margaret O'Brien
[ Covers Had Magazine Mother Paul Photographer Pictures Some Taken Used]
I have always detested any departure from reality, an attitude which I relate to my mother's poor mental health. Jean Piaget
[ Always Any Attitude Departure Detested Health Mental Mother Poor Reality Relate Which]
My mother was determined to make us independent. When I was four years old, she stopped the car a few miles from our house and made me find my own way home across the fields. I got hopelessly lost. Richard Branson
[ Across Car Determined Few Fields Find Four Got Home Hopelessly House Independent Lost Made Make Miles Mother Old Our Own She Stopped Us Way Years]
My mother really didn't know a heck of a lot about business. She was a very good mother, that made sure we ate right and we had our cod liver oil, but didn't know a heck of a lot about what I did. Sanford I. Weill
[ Ate Business Did Good Had Heck Know Liver Lot Made Mother Oil Our Really Right She Sure Very]
My father was the orphaned son of immigrants to the United States from Ireland. My father never knew his parents. His mother died - we're not sure - either at or shortly after his birth, and he and all of his siblings were placed in orphanages in the Boston area. George J. Mitchell
[ After Area Birth Boston Died Either Father His Immigrants Ireland Knew Mother Never Orphanages Orphaned Parents Placed Shortly Siblings Son States Sure United Were]
My mother was a Northern woman, daughter of Hon. John Sergeant, a distinguished lawyer, and for many years representative in Congress from Philadelphia. John Sergeant Wise
[ Congress Daughter Distinguished Hon John Lawyer Many Mother Northern Philadelphia Representative Sergeant Woman Years]
Like any other people, like fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in every land, when the issue of peace or war has been put squarely to the American people, they have registered for peace. Paul Robeson
[ American Any Been Daughters Every Fathers Issue Land Mothers Other Peace Put Registered Sons Squarely War]
Their mothers had finally caught up to them and been proven right. There were consequences after all but they were the consequences to things you didn't even know you'd done. Margaret Atwood
[ After Been Caught Consequences Done Even Finally Had Know Mothers Proven Right Their Them Things Up Were]
My mother always told me not to handle a buffalo by its tail, but always catch it by its horns. And I have used that lesson in everything in my life, including the Railways. Lalu Prasad Yadav
[ Always Buffalo Catch Everything Handle Horns Including Lesson Life Mother Railways Tail Told Used]
I had a very special family life. My mother and father made sure when we were home, we were part of the family, not a TV star. And the other thing: my father was fully employed while I was doing the series. Jerry Mathers
[ Doing Employed Family Father Fully Had Home Life Made Mother Other Part Series Special Star Sure Thing Tv Very Were While]
I have a brother younger than me. My mother was a librarian, so from her, I got the taste to read. Shimon Peres
[ Brother Got Her Librarian Mother Read Taste Than Younger]
We criticize mothers for closeness. We criticize fathers for distance. How many of us have expected less from our fathers and appreciated what they gave us more? How many of us always let them off the hook? Ellen Goodman Parenting
[ Always Appreciated Closeness Criticize Distance Expected Fathers Gave Hook How Less Many More Mothers Off Our Them Us]
I was about 11 when my mother brought me this karaoke machine and I was really into it back then, but about 4 or 5 years ago is when I started printing up my own music, going to the studio and doing my own thing. Obie Trice
[ Ago Back Brought Doing Going Into Machine Mother Music Own Printing Really Started Studio Then Thing Up Years]
Getting caught is the mother of invention. Robert Byrne
[ Caught Getting Invention Mother]
The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Bosoms Carry Comes Key Men More Most Mothers Much Our Real Religion Souls Than Their Women World]
Basically it's the core story. About a guy having an affair with the mother of the girl he falls in love with. Buck Henry
[ Affair Basically Core Falls Girl Guy Having Love Mother Story]
Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one mother in the whole world. Kate D. Wiggins
[ Aunts Beautiful Brothers Come Cousins Dozens Hundreds Life Most Mother Only Other Plenty Rainbows Roses Sisters Stars Sunsets Things Threes Whole World]
Without Khomeini, we would not be where we are. What a pity that, when pregnant with him, his mother did not choose to have an abortion. Oriana Fallaci
[ Abortion Choose Did Him His Khomeini Mother Pity Pregnant Where Without Would]
As a mother, you feel much more vulnerable. And when you're vulnerable, you're a much better actress. Kate Beckinsale
[ Actress Better Feel More Mother Much Vulnerable]
That surely must be a concern to anyone who decides this drug must be given to stop transmissions, again from mother to child, which is extremely costly and must be taken into account. Thabo Mbeki
[ Account Again Anyone Child Concern Costly Decides Extremely Given Into Mother Must Stop Surely Taken Which]
No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed. Harold MacMillan Success
[ Behind Blessed Both Good Him Indeed Man Mother Succeeds Twice Wife Without Woman]
So, babies are taken from their mothers because they get temporarily insane and it's not the mother's fault. This is the thing: they shouldn't feel ashamed. They didn't cause this. It is not something they did to themselves. Marie Osmond
[ Ashamed Babies Because Cause Did Fault Feel Get Insane Mother Mothers Something Taken Temporarily Their Themselves Thing]
Like I said on my bio on my webpage, I was born at an early age, I was close to my mother. Peter Jurasik
[ Age Bio Born Close Early Mother Said]
I still went to church regularly every Sunday; that is we all went there together. I reverenced the family pew where we had assembled for so many years; and apart from that reason I hold it dear because it is associated in my memory with my mother. Pierre Loti
[ Apart Assembled Associated Because Church Dear Every Family Had Hold Many Memory Mother Pew Reason Regularly Reverenced Still Sunday Together Went Where Years]
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. Benjamin Disraeli Success
[ Diligence Fortune Good Mother]
The public has become my fairy godmother. Eartha Kitt
[ Become Fairy Godmother Public]
My mother did all she could to control me, but at age 14 she sent me to a military school. Sam Donaldson
[ Age Control Could Did Military Mother School Sent She]
No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly. Miguel de Cervantes Parenting
[ Children Fathers Mothers Own Their Think Ugly]
The English was really my mother, it was never me. Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French. Charlotte Gainsbourg
[ Always Being Daughter English Father Felt French Mother Never Really Very]
My mother came from St. Thomas. I heard that melody and all I did was actually adapt it. I made my adaptation of sort of an island traditional melody. It did become sort of my trademark tune. Sonny Rollins
[ Actually Adapt Adaptation Become Came Did Heard Island Made Melody Mother Sort St Thomas Trademark Traditional Tune]
My mother came here to New York. She and my grandmother were domestics, cooking, cleaning for other people. David Dinkins
[ Came Cleaning Cooking Grandmother Here Mother New Other She Were York]
The factory that my grandmother had put under the house to produce these green men to come get me. Todd Bridges
[ Come Factory Get Grandmother Green Had House Men Produce Put These Under]
Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Another Dissatisfied Envious Especially Evil Hearts Lot Makes Men More Mortals Mother Nature Own Seed Several Sown Stepmother Than Their Them Thoughtful Ways Which]
For Astrid, no matter what challenges they go through, they are going to face each other. It's hard for a daughter to accept that her mother is that selfish and that terrible. Alison Lohman
[ Accept Challenges Daughter Each Face Go Going Hard Her Matter Mother Other Selfish Terrible Through]
I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha. Arthur Golden
[ Afterward Businessman College Culture Famous Father Geisha Graduate Japanese Language Man Met Mother School Studied Tokyo Went Where Whose Work Young]
Our family had been shattered, but we now are more united, and the remains of my family and the majority of my mother's family are glad to know the truth about a horrible crime. Sam Sheppard
[ Been Crime Family Glad Had Horrible Know Majority More Mother Now Our Remains Shattered Truth United]
Children that are raised in a home with a married mother and father consistently do better in every measure of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent, single-parent, cohabiting homes. Todd Tiahrt Parenting
[ Better Children Come Consistently Divorced Every Father Home Homes Married Measure Mother Peers Raised Than Their Well-Being]
My father was also a principal of a school and mother was a curriculum advisor. Both were educators. Edwin Moses
[ Advisor Also Both Curriculum Educators Father Mother Principal School Were]
Don't smother each other. No one can grow in the shade. Leo Buscaglia
[ Each Grow Other Shade Smother]
Dire poverty drives this mother back again to the factory (no intelligent person will say she goes willingly). Margaret Sanger
[ Again Back Dire Drives Factory Goes Intelligent Mother Person Poverty Say She Will Willingly]
Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed; he who fears corruption fears life. Saul Alinsky
[ Against Bed Child Corrupting Corruption Father Fears Go His Learns Life Mother Off Play Politics Process Time]
The truth of the matter is, you lose a parent to murder when you're 10 years old, and in fact at the time of the murder you hate your lost parent, my mother in my case. James Ellroy
[ Case Fact Hate Lose Lost Matter Mother Murder Old Parent Time Truth Years Your]
Then I became a mother and it just fills every space, that isn't filled with something else important. It's just like this incredible balloon that blows up and fills life up. Thandie Newton
[ Balloon Became Blows Else Every Filled Fills Important Incredible Just Life Mother Something Space Then Up]
To have gone through so much work to heal myself and have my mother not acknowledge in any way that she was sorry for what had happened to me, broke my heart. Anne Heche
[ Acknowledge Any Broke Gone Had Happened Heal Heart Mother Much Myself She Sorry Through Way Work]
My mother was a regular church-goer and was very tolerant. Emma Bonino
[ Mother Regular Tolerant Very]
No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life. Thomas Huxley
[ Delusion Either Greater Industry Lack Life Make Method Notion Practical Science Than Up]
Our mothers and fathers want change. They worked all of their lives, but today live in destitution. Viktor Yushchenko
[ Change Fathers Live Lives Mothers Our Their Today Want Worked]
My mother did literally hitchhike barefoot to the country store. Moon Unit Zappa
[ Barefoot Country Did Literally Mother Store]
You're not famous until my mother has heard of you. Jay Leno
[ Famous Heard Mother Until]
I love my mother dearly, but it wouldn't be suitable for me to live with her all the time. Keith Emerson
[ Dearly Her Live Love Mother Suitable Time]
Woman is not born: she is made. In the making, her humanity is destroyed. She becomes symbol of this, symbol of that: mother of the earth, slut of the universe; but she never becomes herself because it is forbidden for her to do so. Andrea Dworkin
[ Because Becomes Born Destroyed Earth Forbidden Her Herself Humanity Made Making Mother Never She Symbol Universe Woman]
I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed? Angelina Grimke
[ Appeal Back Children Enslave Friends Horror Imposed Indignation Mothers Questions Slavery Stare Such Those Upon Whom Why Willing Wrong Your]
I used to think that my mother got into arguments with people because they didn't understand her English, because she was Chinese. Amy Tan
[ Arguments Because Chinese English Got Her Into Mother She Think Understand Used]
Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that I do it. Since God commanded it, even if I had a hundred fathers and mothers, even if I had been a King's daughter, I would have gone nevertheless. Joan of Arc
[ Been Commanded Daughter Even Fathers God Gone Had Hundred King Mothers Necessary Nevertheless Since Would]
After Babar's mother was killed by the hunter, he went to the big city. Jean de Brunhoff
[ After Big City Hunter Killed Mother Went]
The one thing I never questioned about my mother was whether she loved me. Lorna Luft
[ Loved Mother Never Questioned She Thing Whether]
The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex. Wynonna Judd
[ Complex Most Relationship]
Education is the mother of leadership. Wendell Willkie
[ Education Leadership Mother]
When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother. Rodney Dangerfield Medical
[ Born Doctor Mother Slapped Ugly]
I have very happy memories of fairy tales. My mother used to take me to the library in Toronto to check out the fairy tales. And she was an actress, so she used to act out for me the different characters in all these fairy tales. Mike Myers
[ Act Actress Characters Check Different Fairy Happy Library Memories Mother Out She Take Tales These Toronto Used Very]
My grandmother was, back when they called them 'stewardesses,' a flight attendant. I actually had a ball wearing that little uniform and making sure everything was under control. Erika Christensen
[ Actually Attendant Back Ball Called Control Everything Flight Grandmother Had Little Making Stewardesses Sure Them Under Uniform Wearing]
In my childhood I always felt that I was treated unjustly, without a mother, sick, and with the threat of punishment in Hell hanging over my head. Edvard Munch
[ Always Childhood Felt Hanging Head Hell Mother Over Punishment Sick Threat Treated Unjustly Without]
Occasionally, I would focus on a particular school project and become obsessed with, what seemed to my mother, to be trivial details instead of apportioning the time I spent on school work in a more efficient way. Steven Chu
[ Become Details Efficient Focus Instead More Mother Obsessed Occasionally Particular Project School Seemed Spent Time Trivial Way Work Would]
I enlisted when I was a boy. The Navy looked after me like my mother. It fed me, took care of me and gave me wonderful opportunities. Tony Curtis
[ After Boy Care Enlisted Fed Gave Looked Mother Navy Opportunities Took Wonderful]
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's. Robert Frost Dad
[ Deserve Father Love Mother Your]
My mother and I will continue on some level that I haven't determined yet. I think my mother's a great character, and I have to say that giving my mother to the world has to be the biggest thrill of my writing career. James Ellroy
[ Biggest Career Character Continue Determined Giving Great Haven Level Mother Say Some Think Thrill Will World Writing Yet]
I had no expectations about fatherhood, really, but it's definitely a journey I'm glad to be taking. Number one, it's a great learning experience. When my mother told me it's a 24/7 job, she wasn't kidding. Christopher Meloni
[ Definitely Expectations Experience Fatherhood Glad Great Had Job Journey Kidding Learning Mother Number Really She Taking Told]
If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate: The "Ode on a Grecian Urn" is worth any number of old ladies. William Faulkner
[ Any Grecian Hesitate His Ladies Mother Number Ode Old Rob Will Worth Writer]
We should be the natural home for young mothers. But we're not. Because too often we sound like people who think the only good mother is a married mother. Francis Maude
[ Because Good Home Married Mother Mothers Natural Often Only Should Sound Think Too Young]
They talked about me as if I were Mother Teresa, and that every time I get a paycheck I go and send it to poor people and that we spend every free moment helping out people less fortunate. That was an enormous exaggeration. Wendie Malick
[ Enormous Every Exaggeration Fortunate Free Get Go Helping Less Moment Mother Out Paycheck Poor Send Spend Talked Teresa Time Were]
Investigations during the last few decades have brought hydrogen instead of carbon, and instead of CO2 water, the mother of all life, into the foreground. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
[ Brought Carbon Co2 Decades During Few Foreground Hydrogen Instead Into Investigations Last Life Mother Water]
The mob is the mother of tyrants. Diogenes
[ Mob Mother Tyrants]
Freud is the father of psychoanalysis. It has no mother. Germaine Greer
[ Father Freud Mother Psychoanalysis]
My mother is a walking miracle. Leonardo DiCaprio
[ Miracle Mother Walking]
Neurotics build castles in the air, psychotics live in them. My mother cleans them. Rita Rudner
[ Air Build Castles Cleans Live Mother Neurotics Psychotics Them]
My father is black and my mother is white. Therefore, I could answer to either, which kind of makes me a racial Lone Ranger, caught between two communities. Wentworth Miller
[ Answer Between Black Caught Communities Could Either Father Kind Lone Makes Mother Racial Ranger Therefore Two Which White]
My father was always telling himself no one was perfect, not even my mother. Broderick Crawford Dad
[ Always Even Father Himself Mother Perfect Telling]
There's always someone asking you to underline one piece of yourself - whether it's Black, woman, mother, dyke, teacher, etc. - because that's the piece that they need to key in to. They want to dismiss everything else. Audre Lorde
[ Always Asking Because Black Dismiss Dyke Else Etc Everything Key Mother Need Piece Someone Teacher Want Whether Woman Yourself]
Irish is the prominent nationality in the family, but beyond that, I really don't know. I see a lot of artistic or creative influence coming through on my mother's side. William Wiley
[ Artistic Beyond Coming Creative Family Influence Irish Know Lot Mother Nationality Prominent Really See Side Through]
Music was around in my family in two ways. My mother would occasionally sing to me, but I was mostly stimulated by the classical music my father had left behind. I had an ear for music, I suppose, so that's what began my interest in music. Tom Glazer
[ Around Began Behind Classical Ear Family Father Had Interest Left Mostly Mother Music Occasionally Sing Stimulated Suppose Two Ways Would]
I don't think I would have been a writer if I hadn't been a mother. I wanted to construct something that contained some of these feelings that I had, some of these discoveries or revelations. Carol Shields
[ Been Construct Contained Discoveries Feelings Had Hadn Mother Revelations Some Something These Think Wanted Would Writer]
Surely, if Mother Nature had been consulted, she would never have consented to building a city in New Orleans. Mortimer Zuckerman
[ Been Building City Consented Consulted Had Mother Nature Never New Orleans She Surely Would]
Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself. Jeremy Taylor
[ Churches Cities Fills Heaven Itself Kingdoms Marriage Mother Preserves World]
Our mothers are racked with the pains of our physical birth; we ourselves suffer the longer pains of our spiritual growth. Mary Antin
[ Birth Growth Longer Mothers Our Ourselves Pains Physical Racked Spiritual Suffer]
My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth and someone tells a lie about you, don't fight it. Whitney Houston
[ Fight Lie Mother Someone Stand Taught Tells Truth]
I know I can handle dramatic roles, but I don't think I should have to play a young mother on crack to prove it. Hilary Duff
[ Crack Dramatic Handle Know Mother Play Prove Roles Should Think Young]
And my mother caught wind of this. She never had really tried to guide my career or really had any say in my life as an adult, but this was the one time she said she would never speak to me again if I quit acting. Mark Ruffalo
[ Acting Adult Again Any Career Caught Guide Had Life Mother Never Quit Really Said Say She Speak Time Tried Wind Would]
No one understands my ills, nor the terror that fills my breast, who does not know the heart of a mother. Marie Antoinette
[ Does Fills Heart Ills Know Mother Nor Terror Understands]
When she was younger, my mother was quite committed to Roman Catholicism. But she got disillusioned with it and moved closer to something like Buddhist beliefs near the end of her life. Ralph Fiennes
[ Beliefs Buddhist Catholicism Closer Committed Disillusioned End Got Her Life Mother Moved Near Quite Roman She Something Younger]
My mother gave me singing lessons; that was totally painful, because I couldn't do what she wanted to hear. She used to say: there's more there, there's more voice but I just didn't want to give it to her. Linda Lavin
[ Because Gave Give Hear Her Just Lessons More Mother Painful Say She Singing Totally Used Voice Want Wanted]
For anyone to open their heart, they need the right atmosphere, and something to prompt them. For my mother it was her trip abroad: she was in a very relaxed, understanding environment. I was very sympathetic towards her. Jung Chang
[ Abroad Anyone Atmosphere Environment Heart Her Mother Need Open Prompt Relaxed Right She Something Sympathetic Their Them Towards Trip Understanding Very]
Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy. Thomas Hobbes
[ Leisure Mother Philosophy]
I asked my mother could I have an instrument. She said, 'Well if you go out and save your money.' So I went and got - I made me a shine box. I went out and started shining shoes, and I'd bring whatever I made. Ornette Coleman
[ Asked Box Bring Could Go Got Instrument Made Money Mother Out Said Save She Shine Shining Shoes Started Well Went Whatever Your]
I never thought to myself, I'm going to grow up and fall in love with a man or I'm going to fall in love with a woman because my mother is a lesbian. Ally Sheedy
[ Because Fall Going Grow Lesbian Love Man Mother Myself Never Thought Up Woman]
Most mothers are instinctive philosophers. Harriet Beecher Stowe
[ Instinctive Most Mothers Philosophers]
The interest of my mother was more in the entertainment field. She loved to go to concerts and to the theatre. Leon Askin
[ Concerts Entertainment Field Go Interest Loved More Mother She Theatre]
Mothers are the necessity of invention. Bill Watterson Mom
[ Invention Mothers Necessity]
Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you. Erma Bombeck
[ Alone Being Call Child High-Risk Home Hour Hurt Mother Occupation She Summer Thirteen Times Work Your]
Memory is the mother of all wisdom. Aeschylus Wisdom
[ Memory Mother Wisdom]
It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder. Joseph Wood Krutch Inspirational
[ Ignorance Knowledge Mother Which Wonder]
The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint. James Fenton
[ Attempts Back Herself Lullaby Mother Ogre Saint Spell Transform Whereby]
My mother liked Jim Reeves. I hated his records. He was unbearable. Diane Abbott
[ Hated His Jim Liked Mother Records Unbearable]
And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see - or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read. Alice Walker
[ Anonymously Could Creative Flower Grandmothers Handed Hoped Letter More Mothers Never Often Our Plainly Read Sealed See Seed Spark Than Themselves]
You want a lesson? I'll give you a lesson. How about a geography lesson? My father's from Puerto Rico. My mother's from El Salvador. And neither one of those is Mexico. Jennifer Esposito
[ El Father Geography Give How Lesson Mexico Mother Neither Puerto Rico Salvador Those Want]
Shakespeare is like mother's milk to me. John Lithgow
[ Milk Mother Shakespeare]
It is well for us that we are born babies in intellect. Could we understand half what mothers say and do to their infants, we should be filled with a conceit of our own importance, which would render us insupportable through life. Augustus Hare
[ Babies Born Conceit Could Filled Half Importance Infants Insupportable Intellect Life Mothers Our Own Render Say Should Their Through Understand Us Well Which Would]
I've played Henry Fonda's mother so often that, whenever we run into each other, I call him 'son' and he calls me 'Ma', just to save time. Jane Darwell
[ Call Calls Each Fonda Henry Him Into Just Ma Mother Often Other Played Run Save Son Time Whenever]
My grandmothers are full of memories, smelling of soap and onions and wet clay, with veins rolling roughly over quick hands, they have many clean words to say, my grandmothers were strong. Margaret Walker
[ Clay Clean Full Grandmothers Hands Many Memories Onions Over Quick Rolling Roughly Say Smelling Soap Strong Veins Were Wet Words]
I've been going through photos of my mother, looking back on her life and trying to put it into context. Very few people age gracefully enough to be photographed through their aging. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Age Aging Back Been Context Enough Few Going Gracefully Her Into Life Looking Mother Photographed Photos Put Their Through Trying Very]
I didn't fully realize it at the time, but the goal of my life was profoundly molded by this experience - to help produce, in the next generation, more Mother Teresas and less Hitlers. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
[ Experience Fully Generation Goal Help Less Life Molded More Mother Next Produce Profoundly Realize Time]
You must be ready to give up everything, not only material attachments but also human attachments - father, mother, wife, children - everything that you have. But the one thing which you have to abandon unconditionally is your self. Bede Griffiths
[ Abandon Also Attachments Children Everything Father Give Human Material Mother Must Only Ready Self Thing Unconditionally Up Which Wife Your]
I believe the question now is: who murdered my mother? Sam Sheppard
[ Believe Mother Murdered Now Question]
Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels. Francisco de Goya
[ Abandoned Arts Fantasy Impossible Marvels Monsters Mother Origin Produces Reason She United]
I never did say that you can't be a nice guy and win. I said that if I was playing third base and my mother rounded third with the winning run, I'd trip her up. Leo Durocher
[ Base Did Guy Her Mother Never Nice Playing Rounded Run Said Say Third Trip Up Win Winning]
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Architecture Art Civilization Mother Our Own Soul Without]
I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli. George H. W. Bush
[ Any Broccoli Eat Going Haven Kid Liked Little Made More Mother President Since States United]
For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem. The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor, until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains. Katharine Anthony
[ Change Domestic Earn Earning Hours Increased Indeed Labor Leisure Long Margin Mothers Must Problem Relaxation Remains Slightest Thought Time Until]
This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own. Aristotle
[ Birth Certain Children Devoted Fathers Giving More Mothers Own Reason Suffer Than Their Them Why]
My mother said it was simple to keep a man, you must be a maid in the living room, a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom. I said I'd hire the other two and take care of the bedroom bit. Jerry Hall
[ Bedroom Bit Care Cook Hire Keep Kitchen Living Maid Man Mother Must Other Room Said Simple Take Two]
I was aware of it, but I grew up in a very a-religious family. My mother never went to church, she never had any religious training or background. It was never a part of our social interaction. Donald Johanson
[ Any Aware Background Church Family Grew Had Interaction Mother Never Our Part Religious She Social Training Up Very Went]
We need to work our level best in this legislative session to help grow Montana's economy, so that grandchildren can stay in Montana, grandchildren can visit their grandmother and grandfather by driving across town, not flying across the country. Brian Schweitzer
[ Across Best Country Driving Economy Flying Grandchildren Grandfather Grandmother Grow Help Legislative Level Montana Need Our Session Stay Their Town Visit Work]
My grandmother, she say I shouldn't be playing. I should go to church. Fially, I say I'm going do this, I'm going do it. And she got where she didn't bother me about it. Muddy Waters
[ Bother Church Go Going Got Grandmother Playing Say She Should Where]
If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers. Edward W. Howe Mom
[ Asylums Away Children Filled Home Insane Mothers Part Schools Take Time Were Would]
'My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying 'My mother, drunk or sober.' Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Case Country Desperate Drunk Ever Except Mother Patriot Right Saying Sober Thing Think Would Wrong]
It's hard and sometimes it's scary. It still amazes my mother. I went home for Christmas one year and there were fans all over the front lawn, hoping to see me. Luke Perry
[ Amazes Christmas Fans Front Hard Home Hoping Lawn Mother Over Scary See Sometimes Still Went Were Year]
My mother was told she couldn't go to medical school because she was a woman and a Jew. So she became a teacher in the New York City public school system. Marilyn Hacker
[ Became Because City Go Jew Medical Mother New Public School She System Teacher Told Woman York]
Even if my mother had no qualms of conscience concerning ownership of negroes, her sense of duty carried her far beyond the mere supplying of their physical needs, or requiring that they render faithful service. John Sergeant Wise
[ Beyond Carried Concerning Conscience Duty Even Faithful Far Had Her Mere Mother Needs Negroes Ownership Physical Qualms Render Requiring Sense Service Supplying Their]
Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother. Erma Bombeck Mom
[ Certainly Decreed Infinite League Little Mother Their Uniforms White Wisdom]
My father was a soldier and my mother was a great mover. She once counted up how many places she had lived in during the first 25 years of her marriage and it came to 20. Mary Wesley
[ Came Counted During Father First Great Had Her How Lived Many Marriage Mother Once Places She Soldier Up Years]
My father was a schoolteacher and my mother came from a teacher's family. Simon van der Meer
[ Came Family Father Mother Schoolteacher Teacher]
My mother is Ukrainian. She immigrated to the U.S. from Canada as a child. Bob Schaffer
[ Canada Child Mother She Ukrainian]
I can always tell when the mother in law's coming to stay; the mice throw themselves on the traps. Les Dawson
[ Always Coming Law Mice Mother Stay Tell Themselves Throw Traps]
My grandmother played the piano, and I used to toddle over there and pick out little things that sounded good to me. Billy Strayhorn
[ Good Grandmother Little Out Over Piano Pick Played Sounded Things Used]
For a couple of days after chemotherapy, food tastes really bland, even the best foods. I haven't been sick, but have been a little tired. I haven't lost any weight. Grete Waitz
[ After Any Been Best Bland Chemotherapy Couple Days Even Food Foods Haven Little Lost Really Sick Tastes Tired Weight]
The purpose of The Motherhood Manifesto is. mothers really need to be given the ability to parent. Joan Blades
[ Ability Given Manifesto Motherhood Mothers Need Parent Purpose Really]
My mother says I was vaccinated with a phonograph needle. I love to talk. I just love to talk. Jerry Hunt
[ Just Love Mother Needle Phonograph Says Talk]
When I was growing up, my mother would take me to plays and museums, and we'd talk about life. Those times helped shape who I became. Jill Scott
[ Became Growing Helped Life Mother Museums Plays Shape Take Talk Those Times Up Would]
I was given away. If your mother gives you away, you think everybody who comes into your life is going to give you away. Eartha Kitt
[ Away Comes Everybody Give Given Gives Going Into Life Mother Think Your]
Our father died when we were very young, so our mother raised six kids. We saw the world filtered through her eyes, being a minority woman raising six kids. Gilbert Hernandez
[ Being Died Eyes Father Filtered Her Kids Minority Mother Our Raised Raising Saw Six Through Very Were Woman World Young]
Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother. Susan B. Anthony
[ Banished Different Grandmother Her Invention Law Makes Modern Progress Same Spinning Today Wheel Woman]
Fear is the mother of foresight. Thomas Hardy
[ Fear Foresight Mother]
My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage. Clay Aiken Mom
[ Achieve Courage Dreams Lacked Mother Our Power Taught]
My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel. I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping bag down in the basement. It's humiliating. Ben Affleck Mom
[ Bag Basement Down Gets Hotel Humiliating Mad Mother Sleep Sleeping Stay Want]
My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer, but, my childhood was very good. I am very grateful for my childhood, because it was full of gladness and good humanity. Roberto Benigni Parenting
[ Am Because Childhood Farmer Father Full Gladness Good Grateful Humanity Mother Very]
We never got anything out of the recordings. I'm still as broke as I was when I was with the Mothers. Jimmy Carl Black
[ Anything Broke Got Mothers Never Out Recordings Still]
My family, frankly, they weren't folks who went to church every week. My mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew but she didn't raise me in the church, so I came to my Christian faith later in life and it was because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would want to lead. Barack Obama
[ Because Came Christ Christian Church Every Faith Family Folks Frankly Jesus Kind Knew Later Lead Life Most Mother Precepts Raise She Spiritual Spoke Terms Want Week Went Weren Would]
I used my mother's radio as a PA system. I'd take the telephone, the speaking part, and take those two leads off and lead them into the radio and the sound would come out of the speaker. Les Paul
[ Come Into Lead Leads Mother Off Out Pa Part Radio Sound Speaker Speaking System Take Telephone Them Those Two Used Would]
The relationship I have to my fatherland is like that of mothers with crippled children: they love them all the more, the more crippled they are. Germany is the background of all my plans, the return to Germany. Friedrich List
[ Background Children Crippled Fatherland Germany Love More Mothers Plans Relationship Return Them]
Though I was a mother at 21, being a grandmother makes the whole thing absolutely normal and gorgeous. The relief, the joy of being a grandmother is wonderful. Joanna Lumley
[ Absolutely Being Gorgeous Grandmother Joy Makes Mother Normal Relief Thing Though Whole Wonderful]
My own mother always taught me that fairness was a family value - I think equal pay is about fairness for everyone. Mike Honda
[ Always Equal Everyone Fairness Family Mother Own Pay Taught Think Value]
Lately I've been going to all these high schools talking to the students, answering their questions, listening to what they have to say. It has been an incredible journey to be around them and try to give them what my mother gave me. Jill Scott
[ Answering Around Been Gave Give Going High Incredible Journey Lately Listening Mother Questions Say Schools Students Talking Their Them These Try]
I always knew the importance of it, since I was three or four years old my mother used to feed me wine and water. I grew up with wine as liquid food. Robert Mondavi
[ Always Feed Food Four Grew Importance Knew Liquid Mother Old Since Three Up Used Water Wine Years]
Women are the victims of this patriarchal culture, but they are also its carriers. Let us keep in mind that every oppressive man was raised in the confines of his mother's home. Shirin Ebadi
[ Also Carriers Confines Culture Every His Home Keep Man Mind Mother Oppressive Patriarchal Raised Us Victims Women]
I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook. Robert Mondavi Food
[ Always Being Cook Food Good Italian Knew Mother Vital Were Wine]
I just remembered songs my grandmother taught me, and songs that I learned for the recordings. But, then I learned to speak Italian. When I was there, I hired a professor who stayed with me 24 hours a day. She wouldn't let me speak a word of English. Connie Francis
[ Day English Grandmother Hired Hours Italian Just Learned Professor Recordings Remembered She Songs Speak Stayed Taught Then Word]
A society deadened by a smothering network of laws while finding release in moral chaos is not likely to be either happy or stable. Robert Bork
[ Chaos Either Finding Happy Laws Likely Moral Network Release Society Stable While]
No one is going to try to fill my mother's shoes, what she did was fantastic. It's about making your own future and your own destiny and Kate will do a very good job of that. Kate Middleton
[ Destiny Did Fantastic Fill Future Going Good Job Kate Making Mother Own She Shoes Try Very Will Your]
My mother, who was professional schoolteacher, was particularly concerned about our formal education and even went so far as to start a private school together with some other parents so that our intellectual needs would be met. Robert B. Laughlin
[ Concerned Education Even Far Formal Intellectual Met Mother Needs Other Our Parents Particularly Private Professional School Schoolteacher Some Start Together Went Would]
My mother insisted that her children read. Jimmy Buffett
[ Children Her Insisted Mother Read]
I made it to protect the motherland. Mikhail Kalashnikov
[ Made Motherland Protect]
Government is operated by deeply embedded, hopelessly entangled bureaus where nothing is accomplished because the function of the bureau is to intercept every living idea and smother it. Gerry Spence
[ Accomplished Because Bureau Bureaus Deeply Embedded Entangled Every Function Government Hopelessly Idea Intercept Living Nothing Operated Smother Where]
One of the oddities about being Judy Garland's daughter was that everyone treated my mother with such awe that they would never have asked me the normal questions kids get about their moms. Lorna Luft
[ Asked Awe Being Daughter Everyone Garland Get Judy Kids Moms Mother Never Normal Oddities Questions Such Their Treated Would]
My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next. Nora Ephron
[ Comic Day Life Mother Next Potential Stories Tragedies Understand Us Wanted Your]
When my father was arrested, we didn't know where they had him. My mother found him at the house of torture. It was called Villa Triste. Oriana Fallaci
[ Arrested Called Father Found Had Him House Know Mother Torture Villa Where]
My mother had a beautiful, soothing voice that made me melt. Gloria Estefan
[ Beautiful Had Made Melt Mother Soothing Voice]
I've been overwhelmed; I was a single mother for a time. Kelly Lynch
[ Been Mother Overwhelmed Single Time]
It was so satisfying for me - a great reward, just to see it done well. And it was beautifully directed by my daughter Susan Riskin. Imagine, a play about my mother directed by my daughter?! Fay Wray
[ Beautifully Daughter Directed Done Great Imagine Just Mother Play Reward Satisfying See Susan Well]
It's my mother's engagement ring so I thought it was quite nice because obviously she's not going to be around to share any of the fun and excitement of it all - this was my way of keeping her close to it all. Prince William
[ Any Around Because Close Engagement Excitement Fun Going Her Keeping Mother Nice Obviously Quite Ring Share She Thought Way]
If necessity is the mother of invention, it's the father of cooperation. And we're cooperating like never before. John Ashcroft
[ Before Cooperating Cooperation Father Invention Mother Necessity Never]
Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to get this independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems to me feminism has no roots. Crystal Eastman Equality
[ Denying Economic Feminism Get Independence Joys Learn Love Motherhood Out Roots Seems Themselves Until Want Way Without Women Work]
I had a friend whose family had dinner together. The mother would tuck you in at night and make breakfast in the morning. They even had a spare bike for a friend. It just seemed so amazing to me. Moon Unit Zappa
[ Amazing Bike Breakfast Dinner Even Family Friend Had Just Make Morning Mother Night Seemed Spare Together Tuck Whose Would]
God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Everlasting Forgiveness God Into Kisses Mother Offense Pardons]
A mother-in-law is better than a single and childless political persona, though. Vladimir Zhirinovsky
[ Better Childless Mother-In-Law Persona Political Single Than Though]
As a former teacher and a mother and grandmother, I know firsthand the importance of a quality education. Sue Kelly
[ Education Firsthand Former Grandmother Importance Know Mother Quality Teacher]
Joseph and his mother come from the black kings who were before the white man. Peter Abrahams
[ Before Black Come His Joseph Kings Man Mother Were White]
I perceived how that it was impossible to establish the lay people in any truth except the Scripture were plainly laid before their eyes in their mother tongue. William Tyndale
[ Any Before Establish Except Eyes How Impossible Laid Lay Mother Perceived Plainly Scripture Their Tongue Truth Were]
My parents were both from extremely different backgrounds. My father's Italian, my mother was of Swedish descent. They're both first-generation Americans. Susan Lucci
[ Americans Backgrounds Both Descent Different Extremely Father Italian Mother Parents Swedish Were]
My mother, Dorothy Watson, had met my father in a Greek class at Northwestern University. James Cronin
[ Class Dorothy Father Greek Had Met Mother Northwestern University Watson]
If Terri was upset about how silly she would look, her mother was completely undone. Seems she wanted Terri in her full natural bloom, not with any blooming flower. Audrey Meadows
[ Any Bloom Blooming Completely Flower Full Her How Look Mother Natural Seems She Silly Terri Undone Upset Wanted Would]
Mothers don't want to pinch me or put me in their purse. Paul Lynde
[ Mothers Pinch Purse Put Their Want]
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat. Robert Frost
[ Always Democrat Father His Mother Republican Son Toward]
We didn't have television in those days, and many people didn't even have radios. My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening. Beverly Cleary
[ Aloud Days Even Evening Father Many Mother Radios Read Television Those Would]
My mother is probably the wisest person I've ever known. She's not schooled, she's not well read. But she has a philosophy of life that makes well-read people seem like morons. Gene Simmons
[ Ever Known Life Makes Morons Mother Person Philosophy Probably Read Schooled Seem She Well Wisest]
Ban partial-birth abortion except to save mother's life. Jerry Weller
[ Abortion Ban Except Life Mother Save]
It's really sort of morbid, but she said her mother wanted to see me all her life. And when she died, she made just one request: that a picture of me be put into her casket. So somewhere in England, I'm in a casket. Hank Snow
[ Casket Died England Her Into Just Life Made Morbid Mother Picture Put Really Request Said See She Somewhere Sort Wanted]
I make money because I have to pay for everything apart from my school fees. My mother even makes me pay my own telephone bill. Ivana Trump
[ Apart Because Bill Even Everything Fees Make Makes Money Mother Own Pay School Telephone]
How old am I? I'm as old as my mother told me. How's that? Charles Manson
[ Am How Mother Old Told]
And I thought, you know, I have to say that maybe the whacked out mother is my new favorite role, but I don't want to just do it and become Nurse Ratchett. Tea Leoni
[ Become Favorite Just Know Maybe Mother New Nurse Out Role Say Thought Want Whacked]
With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood. Isadora Duncan Mom
[ Glory Motherhood Pay Price]
I had a very strong-willed mother, who I totally adored. She was always in control of her life. Jan de Bont
[ Adored Always Control Had Her Life Mother She Strong-Willed Totally Very]
Rosa Parks was the queen mother of a movement whose single act of heroism sparked the movement for freedom, justice and equality. Her greatest contribution is that she told us a regular person can make a difference. Marc Morial
[ Act Contribution Difference Equality Freedom Greatest Her Heroism Justice Make Mother Movement Parks Person Queen Regular Rosa She Single Sparked Told Us Whose]
Well ironically my last three roles have all been a mother. One was a Canadian film where the baby was taken away because she is a drug addict, in Irish Jam I play a mother to a four year old. I think in the future I'll be able to handle the role with a lot more depth. Anna Friel
[ Able Addict Away Baby Because Been Canadian Depth Film Four Future Handle Irish Ironically Jam Last Lot More Mother Old Play Role Roles She Taken Think Three Well Where Year]
The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets, but no one but me cleans the kitty litter. Meryl Streep Parenting
[ Being Cleans Everyone Interesting Kitty Litter Mother Pets Thing Wants]
I think it's time to do clean-up for a generation. I believe this is one of the movies that hits home for all colors and all races. Everybody I talk to, black or white, suburban, rich or poor, can relate to rejection, can relate to not having a father or a mother. Derek Luke
[ Believe Black Colors Everybody Father Generation Having Hits Home Mother Movies Poor Races Rejection Relate Rich Suburban Talk Think Time White]
My mother was the dearest, sweetest angel. She didn't talk; she sang. She was a tower of strength. Jayne Meadows
[ Angel Dearest Mother Sang She Strength Sweetest Talk Tower]
I never saw my grandfather because he had died before I was born, but I have good memories of my grandmother and of how she could play the piano at the old house. John Forbes Nash, Jr.
[ Because Before Born Could Died Good Grandfather Grandmother Had House How Memories Never Old Piano Play Saw She]
I grew up in a very open-minded family. My father died when I was very little, so my mother was really, really incredibly busy trying to provide for us. Sonia Braga
[ Busy Died Family Father Grew Incredibly Little Mother Open-Minded Provide Really Trying Up Us Very]
This is my present, you know. My present from Mother. Gypsy Rose Lee
[ Know Mother Present]
My mother had been a country and western singer but when she moved out to Hollywood found it very difficult to get work so when I was born they put me into dance classes and singing classes as soon as I could walk actually. Morgan Brittany
[ Actually Been Born Classes Could Country Dance Difficult Found Get Had Hollywood Into Mother Moved Out Put She Singer Singing Soon Very Walk Western Work]
The man in our society is the breadwinner; the woman has enough to do as the homemaker, wife and mother. Dorothy Fields Mom
[ Enough Homemaker Man Mother Our Society Wife Woman]
My dad was born in Chicago in 1908... his parents came from Russia. They settled in Chicago, where they lived in a little tiny grocery store with eight or nine children - in the backroom all together - and my grandmother got the idea to go into the movie business. Bob Balaban
[ Born Business Came Chicago Children Dad Eight Go Got Grandmother Grocery His Idea Into Little Lived Movie Nine Parents Russia Settled Store Tiny Together Where]
But some things are the same. My mother still owns the house I grew up in, on what would now be called a cul de sac, but which the sign on the corner called a dead end street. Mink Stole
[ Called Corner De Dead End Grew House Mother Now Owns Same Sign Some Still Street Things Up Which Would]
Hence the spiritual weariness of the conscientious mother - you're always finding out just one more vital tidbit. Sonia Taitz
[ Always Conscientious Finding Hence Just More Mother Out Spiritual Vital Weariness]
My mother told me I was dancing before I was born. She could feel my toes tapping wildly inside her for months. Ginger Rogers
[ Before Born Could Dancing Feel Her Inside Months Mother She Tapping Toes Told Wildly]
My mother raised me in the church. I was not allowed to stay home on Sunday; there was no option. I sang in the choir all the way up until I went to college. Steve Harvey
[ Allowed Choir Church College Home Mother Option Raised Sang Stay Sunday Until Up Way Went]
Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up. Camille Paglia Mom
[ Against Back Define Does Every Falls Her His Identity Into Just Man Mother Must Swallowed Up]
When I saw Virginia Woolf, somewhere between the first and second acts, someone I had known as my mother became somebody else. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Acts Became Between Else First Had Known Mother Saw Second Somebody Someone Somewhere Virginia Woolf]
Any film I see at two o'clock in afternoon with my mother seems to cast a strange spell that means we both come out sobbing. Jane Birkin
[ Afternoon Any Both Cast Clock Come Film Means Mother Out See Seems Spell Strange Two]
My father was a CPA. He worked hard in the aircraft industry, and would come home more and more infrequently. He was about to leave my mother, which he did when I was 15. Jeremy Irons
[ Aircraft Come Did Father Hard Home Industry Infrequently Leave More Mother Which Worked Would]
The president took the advice of my East Texas grandmother: If you can skin a cat without getting the room all bloody, why not do it that way? Richard Land
[ Advice Bloody Cat East Getting Grandmother President Room Skin Texas Took Way Why Without]
My mother always told me, even if a song has been done a thousand times, you can still bring something of your own to it. I'd like to think I did that. Etta James
[ Always Been Bring Did Done Even Mother Own Something Song Still Think Thousand Times Told Your]
I grew up to have my father's looks, my father's speech patterns, my father's posture, my father's opinions, and my mother's contempt for my father. Jules Feiffer
[ Contempt Father Grew Looks Mother Opinions Patterns Posture Speech Up]
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. Oscar Wilde
[ Become Does His Man Mothers Their Tragedy Women]
My mother is an actress, and she used to drag me from theater to theater and reading to reading. Alicia Keys
[ Actress Drag Mother Reading She Theater Used]
My mother was born in your state, Mr. Walter, and my mother was a Quaker, and my ancestors in the time of Washington baked bread for George Washington's troops when they crossed the Delaware, and my own father was a slave. Paul Robeson
[ Ancestors Baked Born Bread Crossed Delaware Father George Mother Mr Own Quaker Slave State Time Troops Walter Washington Your]
Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it - I would have made a terrible mother. Katharine Hepburn
[ Being Biggest Housewife Interest Job Made Mother Terrible World Would]
My mother thinks I could have even run a larger company. Christie Hefner Mom
[ Company Could Even Larger Mother Run Thinks]
I am not quite sure where home is right now. I do have places in London and Milan, and a house in Spain. I guess I would say home is where my mother is, and she lives in Spain. Sarah Brightman Home
[ Am Guess Home House Lives London Milan Mother Now Places Quite Right Say She Spain Sure Where Would]
My natural mother died one month after I was born, apparently due to giving birth at an advanced age. Koichi Tanaka
[ Advanced After Age Apparently Birth Born Died Due Giving Month Mother Natural]
I would have gone home to my mother, but I'm not that crazy about my mother. Cher
[ Crazy Gone Home Mother Would]
My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass"; "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys". Harmon Killebrew Family
[ Boys Brother Come Dad Father Grass Mother Out Play Raising Reply Say Tearing Up Used Would Yard]
I haven't wanted to play a mother for a long time because I am one. Frances McDormand
[ Am Because Haven Long Mother Play Time Wanted]
I was standing in the schoolyard waiting for a child when another mother came up to me. Have you found work yet? she asked. Or are you still just writing? Anne Tyler
[ Another Asked Came Child Found Just Mother Schoolyard She Standing Still Up Waiting Work Writing Yet]
If Romeo and Juliet make a tragedy of it nowadays, they have only to blame their own mismanagement, for the world is with them as it has never been before, and all sensible fathers and mothers know it. Richard Le Gallienne
[ Been Before Blame Fathers Juliet Know Make Mismanagement Mothers Never Nowadays Only Own Romeo Sensible Their Them Tragedy World]
I remember my mother finding mud somehow and putting it on the sting. John Hawkes
[ Finding Mother Mud Putting Remember Somehow Sting]
My mother always used to say, 'There is no path to peace. Peace is the path.' Donald Freed
[ Always Mother Path Peace Say Used]
My mother was the president of the PTA at every school I attended. Vernon Jordan
[ Attended Every Mother President Pta School]
If Congress refuse to listen to and grant what women ask, there is but one course left then to pursue. What is there left for women to do but to become the mothers of the future government? Victoria Woodhull
[ Ask Become Congress Course Future Government Grant Left Listen Mothers Pursue Refuse Then Women]
Who ran to help me when I fell, And would some pretty story tell, Or kiss the place to make it well? My mother. Jane Taylor
[ Fell Help Kiss Make Mother Place Pretty Ran Some Story Tell Well Would]
I used to think it a pity that her mother rather than she had not thought of birth control. Muriel Spark
[ Birth Control Had Her Mother Pity Rather She Than Think Thought Used]
When I was a kid, I'd kneel down at the side of my bed every night before I went to sleep, and my mother and I would say a Greek prayer to the Virgin Mary. Olympia Dukakis
[ Bed Before Down Every Greek Kid Kneel Mary Mother Night Prayer Say Side Sleep Went Would]
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy. Rudyard Kipling
[ Clergy Mother Ounce Pound Worth]
My grandmother passed at 104. She sang and wrote songs until she passed. Rita Coolidge
[ Grandmother Passed Sang She Songs Until Wrote]
Poetry is the mother-tongue of the human race. Johann G. Hamann
[ Human Poetry Race]
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. George Washington Mom
[ Am Attribute Beautiful Education Ever Her Intellectual Life Moral Most Mother Owe Physical Received Saw Success Woman]
Mother considered a press conference on a par with a visit to a cage of cobras. Margaret Truman
[ Cage Conference Considered Mother Par Press Visit]
I have an unending desire to be better and make myself a better person, better mother. Tanya Tucker
[ Better Desire Make Mother Myself Person Unending]
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people. Noam Chomsky
[ Aliens Control Crime Fear Immigrants Increase More Mothers Welfare]
I nursed men back to sanity who were driven to despair. I solicited clothes for the ragged children, for the desperate mothers. I laid out the dead, the martyrs of the strike. Mary Harris Jones
[ Back Children Clothes Dead Despair Desperate Driven Laid Martyrs Men Mothers Nursed Out Ragged Sanity Solicited Strike Were]
When I was a child I had a best friend who lived across the road from me. When her mother died unexpectedly it was like losing a member of my own family. I think I am still affected by the memory of that loss. Margaret Mahy
[ Across Affected Am Best Child Died Family Friend Had Her Lived Losing Loss Member Memory Mother Own Road Still Think Unexpectedly]
Good mothers know that their relationship with each of their children is like a movable feast, constantly changing and evolving. Sue Woodman
[ Changing Children Constantly Each Evolving Feast Good Know Mothers Movable Relationship Their]
Mothers are all slightly insane. J. D. Salinger
[ Insane Mothers Slightly]
When I look back at The Judy Garland Show, I have such mixed feelings. It broke my mother's heart when they canceled it. Lorna Luft
[ Back Broke Canceled Feelings Garland Heart Judy Look Mixed Mother Show Such]
My view on issues is based on common sense, and my experience as a mother of four children, as a sole parent, and as a businesswoman running a fish and chip shop. Pauline Hanson
[ Based Businesswoman Children Chip Common Experience Fish Four Issues Mother Parent Running Sense Shop Sole View]
There are only two families in the world, my old grandmother used to say, the Haves and the Have-nots. Miguel de Cervantes
[ Families Grandmother Old Only Say Two Used World]
I think the Mother is gradually revealing itself to me and taking over. But it is not the Mother alone. It is the Mother and the Father, the male and the female, sort of gradually having their marriage. Bede Griffiths
[ Alone Father Female Gradually Having Itself Male Marriage Mother Over Revealing Sort Taking Their Think]
The mother's battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival. Adrienne Rich
[ Battle Become Callousness Cheapen Child Common Exploitation Forces Her Human Life Love Mother Needs Passion Poverty Sickness Survival Waged War]
Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like. Arnold Bennett Mom
[ Anything Clever Does Far Mother She Too Understand]
I wasn't actually trained by my mother, she said she never taught me but she was a great singer herself and I can't remember when I didn't listen to her sing and imitate her. Joan Sutherland
[ Actually Great Her Herself Imitate Listen Mother Never Remember Said She Sing Singer Taught Trained]
Becoming a mother cannot help but change things. An author's life is reflected in their writing, whether they want it to be or not, and parenthood is one of the biggest life changes there is. Sarah Zettel
[ Author Becoming Biggest Cannot Change Changes Help Life Mother Parenthood Reflected Their Things Want Whether Writing]
Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased. John James Audubon
[ Absent Because Duty Father Mother Much Naval Often Pleased Suffered]
For me, nothing has ever taken precedence over being a mother and having a family and a home. Jessica Lange Family
[ Being Ever Family Having Home Mother Nothing Over Precedence Taken]
I owe a lot to my parents, especially by mother and my father. Greg Norman
[ Especially Father Lot Mother Owe Parents]
Terri and her mother arrived. She was obviously a dedicated stage mother because she was loaded down with camera equipment, looking like a Japanese tourist. Audrey Meadows
[ Arrived Because Camera Dedicated Down Equipment Her Japanese Loaded Looking Mother Obviously She Stage Terri Tourist]
Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires. Wallace Stevens
[ Alone Beauty Come Death Desires Dreams Fulfillment Hence Her Mother Our Shall]
I grew up in a house full of women: my mother, grandmother, three sisters, and two female cats. And I still have the buzz of their conversations in my head. As an adult, I have more female friends than male ones: I just love the way that women talk. James Patterson
[ Adult Buzz Cats Conversations Female Friends Full Grandmother Grew Head House Just Love Male More Mother Ones Sisters Still Talk Than Their Three Two Up Way Women]
Then my mother had several strokes and my father, who was 85, couldn't handle it, so Donna came back and we went through the same thing here. She lives in Mill Valley; her group is organizing this event. Sally Quinn
[ Back Came Donna Event Father Group Had Handle Her Here Lives Mill Mother Organizing Same Several She Strokes Then Thing Through Valley Went]
My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully. Chris Brown Mom
[ Lady Mother Respectfully Taught Treat]
I wasn't really aware that my father was working for quite a while. I thought it was my mother who had all the money! Peter Fonda
[ Aware Father Had Money Mother Quite Really Thought While Working]
The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless is mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly - indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection. Arianna Huffington Mom
[ Become Break Cycle Doing Embrace Fastest Fearless Give Idea Imperfection Indeed Mother Perfectionism Perfectly Uncertainty Up Way]
My father was on the faculty in the Chemistry Department of Harvard University; my mother had one year of graduate work in physics before her marriage. Kenneth G. Wilson
[ Before Chemistry Department Faculty Father Graduate Had Harvard Her Marriage Mother Physics University Work Year]
My parents were born in Norfolk and spent their early years working in the big houses of that rural English county, my mother as a cook and my father as a handyman and chauffeur. Paul Nurse
[ Big Born Cook County Early English Father Houses Mother Norfolk Parents Rural Spent Their Were Working Years]
If you ever become a mother, can I have one of the puppies? Charles Pierce Mom
[ Become Ever Mother Puppies]
For support, I fall back on my heart. Has a man any fault a woman cannot weave with and try to change into something better, if the god her man prays to is a mother holding a baby? Haniel Long
[ Any Baby Back Better Cannot Change Fall Fault God Heart Her Holding Into Man Mother Prays Something Support Try Weave Woman]
I know from my constituency what is going on. Doctors that are told, begged, by mothers, 'Please don't write down that my child as asthma. Please lie and say it's bronchitis, because if you write down asthma, when my child turns 18 or 20 and has to get his or her own insurance, it will be a pre-existing condition.' Barbara Boxer
[ Asthma Because Begged Child Condition Constituency Doctors Down Get Going Her His Insurance Know Lie Mothers Own Please Say Told Turns Will Write]
It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all. Betty Friedan
[ Better Cannot Compete Dominance Empty Her Home Husband Men Neighbors Own Smother Society Son Status Than Woman]
My mother is a very strange woman... She doesn't understand me in the least and doesn't love me much either. If she had either love or understanding she would be prepared to make sacrifices. Egon Schiele
[ Either Had Least Love Make Mother Much Prepared Sacrifices She Strange Understand Understanding Very Woman Would]
They said I was a married mother of two but the record sounded like an indie album and they didn't know how to market it! This country is incredibly sexist, as is the music and media industry. Siobhan Fahey
[ Album Country How Incredibly Indie Industry Know Market Married Media Mother Music Record Said Sexist Sounded Two]
Just before my final year of high school, my brother, sister and I moved with my mother to San Francisco. Eric Allin Cornell
[ Before Brother Final Francisco High Just Mother Moved San School Sister Year]
My mother is my manager and so knows exactly what I do and so on. Jonathan Brandis
[ Exactly Knows Manager Mother]
Mother Nature is not sweet. John Shelby Spong
[ Mother Nature Sweet]
My mother buried three husbands - and two of them were only napping. Rita Rudner
[ Buried Husbands Mother Napping Only Them Three Two Were]
Silence is the mother of truth. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Mother Silence Truth]
After I got this job at the syndicate, I started sending them money so they could go on trips and do the things they could never afford to do. All the while, I never knew that my mother was socking money away. Lynn Johnston
[ Afford After Away Could Go Got Job Knew Money Mother Never Sending Started Syndicate Them Things Trips While]
Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother. Jules Renard
[ Bereavement Comfort Comforter Does Feel Great Helpless Loss Mother Never Oneself Only Speak Time Try Trying Utterly Will]
The capitalist class shoots down mothers and children. It stops at nothing, no matter how monstrous, to prevent the organization of the workers. Ella R. Bloor
[ Capitalist Children Class Down How Matter Monstrous Mothers Nothing Organization Prevent Shoots Stops Workers]
I felt my mother about the place. I don't think she haunts me, but I wouldn't put it past her. Julie Walters
[ Felt Haunts Her Mother Past Place Put She Think]
I actually made an effort to reject acting, to shove it out of my body, because I didn't want my kids to have an actress as a mother-to have, like, a silly person. Lisa Kudrow
[ Acting Actress Actually Because Body Effort Kids Made Out Person Reject Shove Silly Want]
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes. Robert Frost
[ Another Boy Fool Her Him Make Makes Man Minutes Mother Takes Twenty Woman Years]
This is a moment that I deeply wish my parents could have lived to share. My father would have enjoyed what you have so generously said of me-and my mother would have believed it. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Believed Could Deeply Enjoyed Father Generously Lived Moment Mother Parents Said Share Wish Would]
There is nothing to indicate any biological need for an exclusive primary bond; nothing to suggest that mothering cannot be shared by several people. H. R. Schaffer
[ Any Biological Bond Cannot Exclusive Indicate Mothering Need Nothing Primary Several Shared Suggest]
My mother killed herself when I was 12. I won't complete that relationship. But I can try to understand her. Jane Fonda
[ Complete Her Herself Killed Mother Relationship Try Understand Won]
And my daddy could play a harmonica and also the guitar, so I guess I got a little bit from both of 'em, but I think mostly from my mother's side of the family. Mel Tillis
[ Also Bit Both Could Daddy Em Family Got Guess Guitar Harmonica Little Mostly Mother Play Side Think]
I had a dozen years to act before starting a family then found that motherhood dwarfed everything else. Once or twice a year, I take a project that appeals to me for its redeeming social value. Sissy Spacek
[ Act Appeals Before Dozen Dwarfed Else Everything Family Found Had Motherhood Once Project Redeeming Social Starting Take Then Twice Value Year Years]
And really, the basis, I think, of achieving some success in what I want to do today comes from my mother's push to get me to read and to make something of myself from the standpoint of an education. Sam Donaldson
[ Achieving Basis Comes Education Get Make Mother Myself Push Read Really Some Something Standpoint Success Think Today Want]
I keep seeing myself in my daughter, and I see my mother in me and in her. Bloody hell. Julie Walters
[ Bloody Daughter Hell Her Keep Mother Myself See Seeing]
I was eating in a Chinese restaurant downtown. There was a dish called Mother and Child Reunion. It's chicken and eggs. And I said, I gotta use that one. Paul Simon
[ Called Chicken Child Chinese Dish Downtown Eating Eggs Gotta Mother Restaurant Reunion Said Use]
My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque. Denzel Washington Mom
[ Another Award Gives God Man Mother Need Reward Tell Used]
My mother's illness fitted into this protest against the treatment of the sick who could not pay, the inefficiency of commercialism, the waste, the extravagance, and the poverty. Ellen Wilkinson
[ Against Commercialism Could Extravagance Fitted Illness Inefficiency Into Mother Pay Poverty Protest Sick Treatment Waste]
My mother learned that she was carrying me at about the same time the Second World War was declared; with the family talent for magic realism, she once told me she had been to the doctor's on the very day. Angela Carter
[ Been Carrying Day Declared Doctor Family Had Learned Magic Mother Once Realism Same Second She Talent Time Told Very War World]
My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded. Loni Anderson
[ Am California Daughter Grandmother High Northern Now Principal School Sister Surrounded Teacher]
The best ally you can have in breaking up a street fight is a grandmother. Joe Bob Briggs
[ Ally Best Breaking Fight Grandmother Street Up]
My honeymoon night was spent on the floor in the bathroom with my mother. Ronnie Spector
[ Bathroom Floor Honeymoon Mother Night Spent]
What a different world it was when I first sailed for Europe in 1930, with my mother, sister, and brother to spend six months abroad. Gene Tierney
[ Abroad Brother Different Europe First Months Mother Sailed Sister Six Spend World]
My father was an immigrant from Russia and my mother was first generation. Arthur Rock
[ Father First Generation Immigrant Mother Russia]
I would never have gone anywhere if it hadn't been for Mother's faith and support. Patsy Cline
[ Anywhere Been Faith Gone Hadn Mother Never Support Would]
Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goodness. Alphonsus Liguori Mom
[ Beloved Caress Child Entirely Feed Finds Fondness Given God Goodness Her Him His Hope Just Lap Little Loving Manner Mother Our Placed Pleasure Shows Souls Taking Their Themselves]
Necessity... the mother of invention. Plato
[ Invention Mother Necessity]
To me, the black black woman is our essential mother, the blacker she is the more us she is and to see the hatred that is turned on her is enough to make me despair, almost entirely, of our future as a people. Alice Walker
[ Almost Black Despair Enough Entirely Essential Future Hatred Her Make More Mother Our See She Turned Us Woman]
My mother served me wine and water from the time I was 3 years old. Robert Mondavi
[ Mother Old Served Time Water Wine Years]
Never marry a man who hates his mother because he'll end up hating you. Jill Bennett
[ Because End Hates Hating His Man Marry Mother Never Up]
The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between. Mother Teresa
[ Abortion Because Between Child Destroyer Greatest Her Kill Left Mother Nothing Own Peace]
The bottom line in my view is that America's mothers and fathers deserve to have confidence in law enforcement's ability to ensure that their children are being raised in the safest possible environment. Bob Ney
[ Ability America Being Bottom Children Confidence Deserve Enforcement Ensure Environment Fathers Law Line Mothers Possible Raised Safest Their View]
This is the man my mother lived for. My career means something now because I've worked with Robert Redford. Jennifer Lopez
[ Because Career Lived Man Means Mother Now Redford Robert Something Worked]
I started in London, as a kid. My mother knew I had sort of an inbred talent. She was an actress, so I inherited it from her. But I think I got a lot of it from my grandfather, who was a great politician. Angela Lansbury
[ Actress Got Grandfather Great Had Her Inherited Kid Knew London Lot Mother Politician She Sort Started Talent Think]
I was encouraged by my mother and, to a lesser extent, by my father. Carlisle Floyd
[ Encouraged Extent Father Lesser Mother]
Yeah, I read Judy Blume. My mother didn't like that, but I read it anyhow. Alison Bechdel
[ Anyhow Judy Mother Read Yeah]
I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me. Laurence Sterne
[ Both Bound Duty Either Equally Father Had Indeed Minded Mother Them Were Wish]
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. Albert Ellis
[ Best Blame Control Decide Destiny Ecology Life Mother Ones Own President Problems Realize Them Which Years Your]
Jigging veins of rhyming mother wits. Christopher Marlowe
[ Mother Rhyming Veins Wits]
The first principle of child-rearing is to choose a good mother. Christian Morgenstern
[ Choose First Good Mother Principle]
My mother answers all my fan mail. Patti Smith
[ Answers Fan Mail Mother]
My grandfather on my mother's side was a professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; my other grandfather was a lawyer, and one time Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives. Kenneth G. Wilson
[ Engineering Grandfather House Institute Lawyer Massachusetts Mechanical Mother Other Professor Representatives Side Speaker Technology Tennessee Time]
My neighborhood was rough, but I live a great life now. I don't fight that much now. I don't look for it anyway, but if someone hits your mother, whether you're a star, an accountant, or an astronaut or anything... I mean it's your mother, so I lost my mind. Shia LaBeouf
[ Accountant Anything Anyway Astronaut Fight Great Hits Life Live Look Lost Mean Mind Mother Much Neighborhood Now Rough Someone Star Whether Your]
Mothers send strips to daughters to make a point. Daughters smack strips down on the breakfast table to make a point. My own mom sometimes cuts a strip out and sends it to me to make sure I understand her. Cathy Guisewite
[ Breakfast Cuts Daughters Down Her Make Mom Mothers Out Own Point Send Sends Smack Sometimes Strip Strips Sure Table Understand]
We found that when people put this issue on the table, it turns out that men acknowledge the issue, and employers and employees can work out solutions just as working mothers do. James Levine
[ Acknowledge Employees Employers Found Issue Just Men Mothers Out Put Solutions Table Turns Work Working]
A kiss from my mother made me a painter. Benjamin West
[ Kiss Made Mother Painter]
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. Al Sharpton Mom
[ Brooklyn Cleaning Domestic Family Floors Food Going Her Life Made Mother Pocketbook Put Raised Ride Scrub She Single Start Subway Table Taught Used Values Walked Way Where Worker Would]
But it's also because of something personal. My mother and father met while playing chess, so I've always had a fondness for the game. If it weren't for chess, I might not be here. Dorothy Dunnett
[ Also Always Because Chess Father Fondness Game Had Here Met Might Mother Personal Playing Something Weren While]
I don't know how Frank presented the old Mothers, since I never read the book. There might be some opinions on what he said, but I - or anyone else - could not make any corrections to anything Frank did. Jimmy Carl Black
[ Any Anyone Anything Book Corrections Could Did Else Frank How Know Make Might Mothers Never Old Opinions Presented Read Said Since Some]
Even at al my mother's concerts, I had never seen people go crazy the way they did with the Beatles. Lorna Luft
[ Al Beatles Concerts Crazy Did Even Go Had Mother Never Seen Way]
If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? Milton Berle
[ Come Evolution Hands How Mothers Only Really Two Works]
I had a little insight into life that most kids probably didn't have. My mother was a schoolteacher, and my father was a social worker. Through his eyes I saw the underside of society. Charles Kuralt
[ Eyes Father Had His Insight Into Kids Life Little Most Mother Probably Saw Schoolteacher Social Society Through Worker]
I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time. Barbara Bush Mom
[ America Child Exactly Knows May Mother Only Their Time Up]
Oh, I started out young. They handed me a cotton sack when I was about 8 years old. Give me a little small one, tell me to fill it up. I never did like the farm but I was out there with my grandmother, didn't want to get away from around her too far. Muddy Waters
[ Around Away Cotton Did Far Farm Fill Get Give Grandmother Handed Her Little Never Oh Old Out Sack Small Started Tell Too Up Want Years Young]
I don't run democracy. I train troops to defend democracy and I happen to be their surrogate father and mother as well as their commanding general. Alfred M. Gray
[ Commanding Defend Democracy Father General Happen Mother Run Surrogate Their Train Troops Well]
My mother couldn't have been happier when I said I was moving to New York. Victor Garber
[ Been Happier Mother Moving New Said York]
I always went to my sister, because she was older and had the care of me after my mother died. Lizzie Andrew Borden
[ After Always Because Care Died Had Mother Older She Sister Went]
I loved my mother, she's a good girl. Charles Manson
[ Girl Good Loved Mother She]
So, the total number of hours spent on the stuff you have to do to take care of a family, working and caring for stuff at home, the total number of hours is actually about the same for mothers and fathers. James Levine
[ Actually Care Caring Family Fathers Home Hours Mothers Number Same Spent Stuff Take Total Working]
I went to work with a guy named Matt Fuller, who was a Mothers fan, and low and behold, Arthur was working for him also. We worked together for about six months and decided to strike out on our own. Jimmy Carl Black
[ Also Arthur Behold Decided Fan Fuller Guy Him Low Matt Months Mothers Named Our Out Own Six Strike Together Went Work Worked Working]
My grandmother sang, too, and she was really loud. It was this wild kind of singing. I count her among my influences. Cassandra Wilson
[ Among Count Grandmother Her Influences Kind Loud Really Sang She Singing Too Wild]
I sincerely believe that if Bush and Cheney recognized the full humanity of other people's mothers around the world, they wouldn't commit the crimes they commit. Wallace Shawn
[ Around Believe Bush Cheney Commit Crimes Full Humanity Mothers Other Recognized Sincerely World]
Then l learned to play guitar and l started writing songs and my mother formed for me a publishing business, so we started publishing and managing artists. Tommy Rettig
[ Artists Business Formed Guitar Learned Managing Mother Play Publishing Songs Started Then Writing]
Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me. Alice Walker Mom
[ Flawed Gift Greatest Hidden Mother See Yes Your]
And I say the sacred hoop of my people was one of the many hoops that made one circle, wide as daylight and as starlight, and in the center grew one mighty flowering tree to shelter all the children of one mother and one father. Black Elk
[ Center Children Circle Daylight Father Flowering Grew Hoop Hoops Made Many Mighty Mother Sacred Say Shelter Tree Wide]
My father is a chemist, my mother was a homemaker. My parents instilled in us the feeling that learning was the most exciting thing that could happen to you, and it never ends. Rita Dove
[ Chemist Could Ends Exciting Father Feeling Happen Homemaker Instilled Learning Most Mother Never Parents Thing Us]
Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country. John Acton
[ Against Being Constitution Country Democracy Democratic English Far Favor Institutions Mother Opposition Powerful Product Reaction Result Revolution States Traditions United]
I'm ultimately a widow and a single mother, who's not even getting to be a mother right now. I am so alone, it's freaky. Courtney Love
[ Alone Am Even Freaky Getting Mother Now Right Single Ultimately Widow]
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. Ellen DeGeneres Funny
[ Day Five Grandmother Hell Know Miles Now She Sixty Started Walking Where]
Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home. John Dewey
[ Even Habitat Home Man Mother Nature Sometimes Stepmother Unfriendly]
It also called upon traditional people in the Four Directions to strengthen the healing ceremonies and asked people to heed the warnings of Mother Earth. Dennis Banks
[ Also Asked Called Ceremonies Directions Earth Four Healing Heed Mother Strengthen Traditional Upon Warnings]
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. Meryl Streep Mom
[ Effect Essentials Everything Gets Motherhood Reduced Very]
My mother felt it was time that I had some parental control, so I went off to America and went to New York. Diane Cilento
[ America Control Felt Had Mother New Off Parental Some Time Went York]
I'd like to be a wife and mother. I guess I'll know Mr. Right when I meet him. Marcia Cross
[ Guess Him Know Meet Mother Mr Right Wife]
But I'll tell you something: We had a big family discussion about it recently, my two sisters and I, and I pointed out that we all have the same genes as our mother and we're all susceptible to becoming alcoholics. Payne Stewart
[ Alcoholics Becoming Big Discussion Family Genes Had Mother Our Out Pointed Recently Same Sisters Something Susceptible Tell Two]
Even though I love my mother, I didn't want to make an idealized portrait of her. I'm fascinated more by her defects - they are funnier than her other qualities. Pedro Almodovar
[ Defects Even Fascinated Funnier Her Idealized Love Make More Mother Other Portrait Qualities Than Though Want]
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Crime Father Good Lack Mother Poverty Sense]
My mother turned into a professional widow. She couldn't understand why I wanted to be an engineer; she thought I should be a chicken farmer. David Antin
[ Chicken Engineer Farmer Into Mother Professional She Should Thought Turned Understand Wanted Why Widow]
My mother's studies stopped with the third year of primary school, my father with the first. They taught me a deep sense of duty. But nobody was involved in politics in my family. Emma Bonino
[ Deep Duty Family Father First Involved Mother Nobody Politics Primary School Sense Stopped Studies Taught Third Year]
Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well. Amos Bronson Alcott Mom
[ Go Home Matters Mother Well Where]
A mother is neither cocky, nor proud, because she knows the school principal may call at any minute to report that her child had just driven a motorcycle through the gymnasium. Mary Kay Blakely
[ Any Because Call Child Cocky Driven Gymnasium Had Her Just Knows May Minute Mother Motorcycle Neither Nor Principal Proud Report School She Through]
Both my mother and father were very supportive of any career move any of us wanted to make. James Gandolfini Parenting
[ Any Both Career Father Make Mother Move Supportive Us Very Wanted Were]
My mother worked in factories, worked as a domestic, worked in a restaurant, always had a second job. Ed Bradley Mom
[ Always Domestic Factories Had Job Mother Restaurant Second Worked]
I wanted to play a mother again. I thought it would be interesting to play the mother of an older child. And it was also the kind of part I've been looking for my whole career, actually, in film. You know, just to play a femme fatale who's very smart, and wicked. Sigourney Weaver
[ Actually Again Also Been Career Child Fatale Femme Film Interesting Just Kind Know Looking Mother Older Part Play Smart Thought Very Wanted Whole Wicked Would]
This universe can very well be expressed in words and syllables which are not those of one's mother tongue. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Expressed Mother Syllables Those Tongue Universe Very Well Which Words]
I'm 23 years old. I might just be my mother's child, but in all reality, I'm everybody's child. Nobody raised me; I was raised in this society. Tupac Shakur
[ Child Everybody Just Might Mother Nobody Old Raised Reality Society Years]
And some of what we're doing in Government even now, some of the welfare reform programs that are helping lone mothers come into work are based on things that were very new under the Labour Government in the eighties. Patricia Hewitt
[ Based Come Doing Eighties Even Government Helping Into Labour Lone Mothers New Now Programs Reform Some Things Under Very Welfare Were Work]
Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. Marion C. Garretty
[ Being Enables Fuel Human Impossible Love Mother Normal]
It was a very odd household, because the grandmothers were so different. Both of them had their own pianos. So it would be duelling pianos by grandmothers. Diane Cilento
[ Because Both Different Grandmothers Had Household Odd Own Pianos Their Them Very Were Would]
I get whatever placidity I have from my father. But my mother taught me how to take it on the chin. Norma Shearer Parenting
[ Chin Father Get How Mother Take Taught Whatever]
My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one. Groucho Marx
[ Anything Been Children Given Had Loved Mother She Would]
There are things coming from me that I felt I wanted to talk about. My search for my own blend of spirituality, my acknowledgement of my sexuality, my being the single mother of a young man. Ana Castillo
[ Acknowledgement Being Blend Coming Felt Man Mother Own Search Sexuality Single Spirituality Talk Things Wanted Young]
Mothers are the most instinctive philosophers. Harriet Beecher Stowe Mom
[ Instinctive Most Mothers Philosophers]
Blaming mother is just a negative way of clinging to her still. Nancy Friday
[ Blaming Clinging Her Just Mother Negative Still Way]
I think a lot of the Mothers stuff that we recorded was written while we were on the road. Jimmy Carl Black
[ Lot Mothers Recorded Road Stuff Think Were While Written]
I think I was well brought up, for my father and mother were of one mind regarding the care of the family. Catherine Helen Spence
[ Brought Care Family Father Mind Mother Regarding Think Up Well Were]
Every child growing up will look to their parents, my mother and my father. My grandmother lived with us. I picked up quite a bit of family lore and history from her, which was interesting. John Hume
[ Bit Child Every Family Father Grandmother Growing Her History Interesting Lived Look Lore Mother Parents Picked Quite Their Up Us Which Will]
There are now grandmothers and grandfathers coming to see us because they are of that age, they grew up in the '50s and '60s and they bring their sons and their daughters to hear the songs they heard when they were young. George Thorogood
[ Age Because Bring Coming Daughters Grandfathers Grandmothers Grew Hear Heard Now See Songs Sons Their Up Us Were Young]
My mother and I took over abandoned buildings to sleep in. Mark Webber
[ Abandoned Buildings Mother Over Sleep Took]
My mother is a singer, still performs today; she's a jazz singer. Jan Hammer
[ Jazz Mother Performs She Singer Still Today]
My mother gave me a sense of independence, a sense of total confidence that we could do whatever it was we set out to do. That's how we were raised. Robin Wright Penn
[ Confidence Could Gave How Independence Mother Out Raised Sense Set Total Were Whatever]
My mother used to wheel me about the campus when we lived in that neighborhood and, as she recounted years later, she would tell me that I would go to McGill. Rudolph A. Marcus
[ Campus Go Later Lived Mcgill Mother Neighborhood Recounted She Tell Used Wheel Would Years]
I'm just afraid I'm gonna miss it all... being married... being a mother. Karen Carpenter
[ Afraid Being Gonna Just Married Miss Mother]
Motherhood is... difficult and... rewarding. Gloria Estefan Mom
[ Difficult Motherhood Rewarding]
I felt that the best I could do for my father, and the best I could do for myself, and my mother and my family was to stay open to the experience, and learn whatever I could at every step of the way as it was going on. Patti Davis
[ Best Could Every Experience Family Father Felt Going Learn Mother Myself Open Stay Step Way Whatever]
My mother is, my father certainly was. They were kind of the local intelligentsia in the town where I grew up. Alison Bechdel
[ Certainly Father Grew Intelligentsia Kind Local Mother Town Up Were Where]
My mother was an immigrant from Lebanon to the United States. She came when she was 18 years old in 1920. George J. Mitchell
[ Came Immigrant Lebanon Mother Old She States United Years]
My identity is linked to my grandmother, who's pure Filipino, as pure as you can probably get. And that shaped my imagination. So that's how I identify. Jessica Hagedorn
[ Filipino Get Grandmother How Identify Identity Imagination Linked Probably Pure Shaped]
As the mother teaches her children how to express themselves in their language, so one Gypsy musician teaches the other. They have never shown any need for notation. Franz Liszt
[ Any Children Express Gypsy Her How Language Mother Musician Need Never Notation Other Shown Teaches Their Themselves]
I got a part as a chorus girl in a show called Every Sailor and I had fun doing it. Mother didn't really approve of it, through. James Cagney
[ Approve Called Chorus Doing Every Fun Girl Got Had Mother Part Really Sailor Show Through]
You know, I had my mother and my father convincing me that he would be going back to Hollywood and he'd be back with the actresses and dating them and that he wasn't serious about me at all. So I had him saying one thing to me and my parents telling me something else. Priscilla Presley
[ Actresses Back Convincing Dating Else Father Going Had Him Hollywood Know Mother Parents Saying Serious Something Telling Them Thing Would]
It definitely puts a strain on family life - I miss them like mad. Being a working mother I've been juggling house and career from day one. I want to hold out for telly for the second half of the year. Louise Jameson
[ Been Being Career Day Definitely Family Half Hold House Juggling Life Mad Miss Mother Out Puts Second Strain Telly Them Want Working Year]
Be kind to your mother-in-law, but pay for her board at some good hotel. Josh Billings
[ Board Good Her Hotel Kind Mother-In-Law Pay Some Your]
My parents, especially my mother, were no influence on me whatsoever. Andy Partridge Mom
[ Especially Influence Mother Parents Were Whatsoever]
I don't sit in the corner waiting for death: death has to pursue me. I'm going strong. I hope to reach 100 and ask for an extension, just like my grandmother did. Compay Segundo
[ Ask Corner Death Did Extension Going Grandmother Hope Just Pursue Reach Sit Strong Waiting]
Even though mother's issues are not front page news, they touch us all personally, some more than others, and I believe passionately in the power of grassroots engagement. Joan Blades
[ Believe Engagement Even Front Grassroots Issues More Mother News Others Page Passionately Personally Power Some Than Though Touch Us]
I'll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady. Jackie Kennedy
[ First Lady Mother Then Wife]
Power doesn't have to be on such a big scale for powerful things to occur. Within your own home, you can be a powerful woman as a mother, influencing your children's lives. Jill Scott
[ Big Children Home Influencing Lives Mother Occur Own Power Powerful Scale Such Things Within Woman Your]
For me, already being part of a single parent household and knowing it was just me and my mom, you'd would wake up times and hope that the next day you'd be able to be alongside your mother because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of. But all I cared about was her being home. LeBron James
[ Able Alongside Already Because Being Care Cared Day Her Home Hope Household Just Knowing Make Mom Mother Next Out Parent Part She Single Sure Taken Times Trying Up Wake Would Your]
People think it's a terrible tragedy when somebody has Alzheimer's. But in my mother's case, it's different. My mother has been unhappy all her life. For the first time in her life, she's happy. Amy Tan
[ Alzheimer Been Case Different First Happy Her Life Mother She Somebody Terrible Think Time Tragedy Unhappy]
Even as we enumerate their shortcomings, the rigor of raising children ourselves makes clear to us our mothers' incredible strength. We fear both. If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect, how can we equal them? Anna Quindlen
[ Both Children Clear Enumerate Equal Even Fear How Imperfect Incredible Makes Mothers Our Ourselves Protect Raising Rigor Shortcomings Strength Strong Their Them Us Will]
My father was a sergeant with the Connecticut state police. My mother was a hairstylist. Michael Bergin
[ Connecticut Father Mother Police Sergeant State]
The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born. Elayne Boosler Mom
[ Against Born Good Jesus Mothers Rule Surrogate Thing Vatican]
Like, my mother would have company over, and I would sing so they'd pay attention to me. Little Richard
[ Attention Company Mother Over Pay Sing Would]
Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia. My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up. Shawn Ashmore
[ Books Brother Chronicles Comic Growing Mother Read Those Twin Up Used]
My grandmother told stories; she was very good at that. Cornelia Funke
[ Good Grandmother She Stories Told Very]
The older I get the more of my mother I see in myself. Nancy Friday
[ Get More Mother Myself Older See]
To be sure a stepmother to a girl is a different thing to a second wife to a man! Elizabeth Gaskell
[ Different Girl Man Second Stepmother Sure Thing Wife]
Art is a fruit that grows in man, like a fruit on a plant, or a child in its mother's womb. Jean Arp
[ Art Child Fruit Grows Man Mother Plant Womb]
Well, I certainly was exposed to and learned to appreciate the work of great directors early on. As a kid, my mother used to take me to see really interesting arty films in Los Angeles. Jodie Foster
[ Angeles Appreciate Certainly Directors Early Exposed Films Great Interesting Kid Learned Los Mother Really See Take Used Well Work]
It was always something I knew I was capable of and from an early age my mother was involved in the film industry. She used to work at a production company. So I was exposed to a renaissance period of films in New Zealand back in the early 80's. Karl Urban
[ Age Always Back Capable Company Early Exposed Film Films Industry Involved Knew Mother New Period Production Renaissance She Something Used Work Zealand]
My Cape women are generally true to type - big hearted, motherly women who love the sea. My other characters, with the exception of the Portuguese, who I occasionally mention as Cape dwellers, are obviously drawn from the city types one sees in everyday life. Joseph C. Lincoln
[ Big Cape Characters City Drawn Dwellers Everyday Exception Generally Hearted Life Love Mention Obviously Occasionally Other Portuguese Sea Sees True Type Types Women]
The only ones who like Milton Berle are his mother - and the public. Walter Winchell
[ Berle His Milton Mother Ones Only Public]
My mother's wonderful. To me she's perfection. Michael Jackson
[ Mother Perfection She Wonderful]
As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket, so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell, who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest." Bill Cosby
[ Basket Brother Child Did Discovered Eggs Examining Fittest Gave Her Meant Mother Named Out Past Put Russell She Speak Started Survival Taught Younger]
I like cooking but I don't know much and whenever I enter the kitchen, my mother sends me out! Because whenever I try a dish from a book, it comes out bad. Soundarya
[ Bad Because Book Comes Cooking Dish Enter Kitchen Know Mother Much Out Sends Try Whenever]
The Iraqi forces are conducting the Mother of all Retreats. Dick Cheney
[ Conducting Forces Iraqi Mother Retreats]
I have many memories of waking up to eat breakfast that my mother carefully prepared for us and her saying, what do y'all want for lunch, and as we're eating lunch, what do y'all want for dinner? It's always about the next meal. Lisa Loeb
[ Always Breakfast Carefully Dinner Eat Eating Her Lunch Many Meal Memories Mother Next Prepared Saying Up Us Waking Want]
In their 30s women really start to live... they're not children anymore, and they're not just mothers. Kelly Lynch
[ Anymore Children Just Live Mothers Really Start Their Women]
The Brady Bunch is a live action modern fairytale of family. In this context it's less odd that it's lasted for over thirty years; and why it may last in some respects as long as Mother Goose! Christopher Knight
[ Action Brady Bunch Context Fairytale Family Goose Last Lasted Less Live Long May Modern Mother Odd Over Respects Some Thirty Why Years]
I could not tell you the date of my mother's death. I could not tell you the date of my dad's death. These are not dates that I find significant. O. J. Simpson
[ Could Dad Date Dates Death Find Mother Significant Tell These]
Write verse, not poetry. The public wants verse. If you have a talent for poetry, then don't by any means mother it, but try your hand at verse. Robert W. Service
[ Any Hand Means Mother Poetry Public Talent Then Try Verse Wants Write Your]
By the time I was 15, my mother had turned me into a real clotheshorse. Gloria Swanson
[ Had Into Mother Real Time Turned]
It takes as much discipline to be a mother and a wife as it does to do anything else. Suzanne Vega
[ Anything Discipline Does Else Mother Much Takes Wife]
Because I am a mother, I am capable of being shocked: as I never was when I was not one. Margaret Atwood
[ Am Because Being Capable Mother Never Shocked]
I was not a classic mother. But my kids were never palmed off to boarding school. So, I didn't bake cookies. You can buy cookies, but you can't buy love. Raquel Welch
[ Bake Boarding Buy Classic Cookies Kids Love Mother Never Off School Were]
I hope the film will help mothers and fathers to be aware that 15 is a very vulnerable age. Ellen Muth
[ Age Aware Fathers Film Help Hope Mothers Very Vulnerable Will]
Ignorance is the mother of all evils. Francois Rabelais
[ Evils Ignorance Mother]
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. Honore de Balzac
[ Abyss Always Bottom Deep Find Forgiveness Heart Mother Which Will]
I am so excited to let fans in on how important my relationship with my family is to me. I hope to motivate mothers and daughters to build lifetimes of memories together and inspire kids around the world to live their dreams. Miley Cyrus
[ Am Around Build Daughters Dreams Excited Family Fans Hope How Important Inspire Kids Lifetimes Live Memories Mothers Motivate Relationship Their Together World]
They took my mother's stomach out six months ago. Dave Eggers
[ Ago Months Mother Out Six Stomach Took]
I have friends who are going through chemotherapy, and they make the darkest, most hideous cancer jokes you've ever heard. Kathy Griffin
[ Cancer Chemotherapy Darkest Ever Friends Going Heard Hideous Jokes Make Most Through]
My mother, brave woman, lost her whole family when she decided to marry a black man in the '60s. When the marriage fell apart, she had to come back to her family. Lisa Bonet
[ Apart Back Black Brave Come Decided Family Fell Had Her Lost Man Marriage Marry Mother She Whole Woman]
Ignorance is the mother of admiration. George Chapman
[ Admiration Ignorance Mother]
I know Mother named me after a railroad man, but it's too late now, I'm afraid. Much, much too late. Hoagy Carmichael
[ Afraid After Know Late Man Mother Much Named Now Railroad Too]
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. William Makepeace Thackeray
[ Children God Hearts Lips Little Mother Name]
Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous. Jeremy Taylor
[ Action After Beautiful Daughters Far Habits Her Image More Mother Nurse Produce Prosperous Their Then]
My wife is the kind of girl who will not go anywhere without her mother, and her mother will go anywhere. John Barrymore
[ Anywhere Girl Go Her Kind Mother Wife Will Without]
The happiest years of my mother's life were spent in Washington, D.C. It was where she met my father, where John was born and where I spent my earliest years. Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg
[ Born Earliest Father Happiest John Life Met Mother She Spent Washington Were Where Years]
You know the passage where Scarlett voices her happiness that her mother is dead, so that she can't see what a bad girl Scarlett has become? Well, that's me. Vivien Leigh
[ Bad Become Dead Girl Happiness Her Know Mother Passage Scarlett See She Voices Well Where]
One of the things I like about the show is it redefines the idea of what it is to be a mother, which at its most basic level is to take care of a child. It doesn't mean you have to look like the ladies in the Lysol commercials. Lauren Graham
[ Basic Care Child Commercials Idea Ladies Level Look Mean Most Mother Show Take Things Which]
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth. Voltaire
[ Astrology Astronomy Daughter Daughters Dominated Earth Long Mad Mother Religion Superstition These Too Wise]
Their educations ended with high school - my father going to work as a clerk and then salesman in a company dealing in printing and stationary, and my mother working as a secretary and then bookkeeper in a firm of wool merchants. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Clerk Company Dealing Educations Ended Father Firm Going High Merchants Mother Printing Salesman School Secretary Stationary Their Then Wool Work Working]
Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very atoms. Khalil Gibran
[ Atoms Characteristics Completely Incumbent Know Knowledge Minutiae Mother Self Subtleties Very]
My mother and father were fantastic, very active. I find it difficult to say this, but I'm quite a loving person and I've always been loving to my friends. In the long run, that pays off. I'm very interested in other people, and if you are, they're interested in you. Boy George
[ Active Always Been Difficult Fantastic Father Find Friends Interested Long Loving Mother Off Other Pays Person Quite Run Say Very Were]
No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother. Margaret Sanger
[ Body Call Choose Consciously Control Does Free Her Herself Mother Own She Until Whether Will Woman]
My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
[ Her Independent Lady Meant Mother Own Person Told Your]
An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor. Jackie Kennedy
[ Becomes Editor Encouragement Expect Kind Love Mother Your]
Oh yeah, I believe in God. I think there's much more evidence that there is a God than that there isn't. I don't believe that Mother Theresa and Hitler go to the same place. David Zucker
[ Believe Evidence Go God Hitler More Mother Much Oh Place Same Than Theresa Think Yeah]
Every one of us is, even from his mother's womb, a master craftsman of idols. John Calvin
[ Craftsman Even Every His Idols Master Mother Us Womb]
The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class. Jack London
[ Class God His Mother Traitor]
The inspiration came suddenly again to surrender to the Mother. It was quite unexpected: And so somehow I made a surrender to the Mother. Then I had an experience of overwhelming love. Waves of love sort of flowed into me. Bede Griffiths
[ Again Came Experience Flowed Had Inspiration Into Love Made Mother Overwhelming Quite Somehow Sort Suddenly Surrender Then Unexpected Waves]
Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory. Will Durant
[ Find Less Memory Mothers Penetrates Reasoning Seat Sooner Spanking Takes Than Time Tired]
David Stern should get with the mothers of the NBA and let the moms decide what the dress code should be. I asked my mother if I could wear a chain, and she told me yeah. So I do stuff that my parents allow me to do. Shaquille O'Neal
[ Allow Asked Chain Code Could David Decide Dress Get Moms Mother Mothers Nba Parents She Should Stern Stuff Told Wear Yeah]
It gradually dawned upon me that there was no one more difficult to please than my mother. Georg Brandes
[ Dawned Difficult Gradually More Mother Please Than Upon]
Family life was wonderful. The streets were bleak. The playgrounds were bleak. But home was always warm. My mother and father had a great relationship. I always felt 'safe' there. Robert Cormier Parenting
[ Always Bleak Family Father Felt Great Had Home Life Mother Playgrounds Relationship Safe Streets Warm Were Wonderful]
Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father. Gloria Steinem Parenting
[ American Children Father Little Most Mother Much Suffer Too]
I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids! Arianna Huffington Mom
[ Deal Feelings Guilt Mothers Plagued Steroids Think While Working]
So my father grew up in an orphanage in Boston. He was then adopted by an elderly childless couple from Maine, who gave him the name of Mitchell. He moved to Maine, and there he met my mother and was married. George J. Mitchell
[ Adopted Boston Childless Couple Elderly Father Gave Grew Him Maine Married Met Mitchell Mother Moved Name Orphanage Then Up]
When I was six years old, my mother died; and then, for the first time, I learned, by the talk around me, that I was a slave. Harriet Ann Jacobs
[ Around Died First Learned Mother Old Six Slave Talk Then Time Years]
An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother who speaks about her own children. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Almost Author Bad Books Children Her Mother Own Speaks Their]
On December 17, 1984, I had surgery to remove two inches of my left lung due to pneumonia. After two hours of surgery the doctors told my mother I had AIDS. Ryan White
[ After Aids December Doctors Due Had Hours Inches Left Lung Mother Pneumonia Remove Surgery Told Two]
I have a different mentality when it comes to catering to a man, I just won't allow it. Don't get me wrong, I'll do for you but I'm not taking care of no man and catering to him for life; he better be bringing something to the table. I learned that from my mother and my grandmother. Teena Marie
[ Allow Better Bringing Care Catering Comes Different Get Grandmother Him Just Learned Life Man Mentality Mother Something Table Taking Won Wrong]
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. Barbara Kingsolver Mom
[ Greater Laws Motherhood Natural Sometimes Strength Than]
I've been writing Indian music for a while. Indian music is about Mother Earth, and mine is no exception. Jimmy Carl Black
[ Been Earth Exception Indian Mine Mother Music While Writing]
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding. Erma Bombeck
[ Become Compassion Judgment Mother Slowly Turns Understanding Until Your]
First of all, returning from motherhood, I was looking for something lighter, and I wasn't as much attracted to Kate as I was to the relationship between the two people. Tea Leoni
[ Attracted Between First Kate Lighter Looking Motherhood Much Relationship Returning Something Two]
My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday, so I said I wanted to read poetry with her. Guy Johnson Birthday
[ Asked Birthday Her Mother Poetry Read Said Wanted]
A child too, can never grasp the fact that the same mother who cooks so well, is so concerned about his cough, and helps so kindly with his homework, in some circumstance has no more feeling than a wall of his hidden inner world. Alice Duer Miller
[ Child Circumstance Concerned Cooks Cough Fact Feeling Grasp Helps Hidden His Homework Inner Kindly More Mother Never Same Some Than Too Wall Well World]
Mother had committed me for life. This is where I felt betrayed the most. Kate Millett
[ Betrayed Committed Felt Had Life Most Mother Where]
Growing up my mother played Sarah Vaughan and Nat Cole in the house regularly. Aaron Neville
[ Cole Growing House Mother Nat Played Regularly Sarah Up Vaughan]
I wanted to become a kindergarten teacher like my mother. Ziyi Zhang
[ Become Kindergarten Mother Teacher Wanted]
My mother was the total influence. My father was what we call a nomadic person; he was a wanderer. Danny Aiello
[ Call Father Influence Mother Nomadic Person Total Wanderer]
I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name. Paula Poundstone Funny
[ Account Bank Because Know Maiden Mother Name]
I recently saw the movie about Ray Charles, and there's a scene where he falls down and the mother doesn't help him. She says, I don't want anyone to treat you like a cripple. I've fallen down before, and Molly will say, get up and just go. Teri Garr
[ Anyone Before Charles Cripple Down Fallen Falls Get Go Help Him Just Molly Mother Movie Ray Recently Saw Say Says Scene She Treat Up Want Where Will]
My father dealt in stocks and shares and my mother also had a lot of time on her hands. Hermione Gingold
[ Also Dealt Father Had Hands Her Lot Mother Shares Stocks Time]
For every Mother Teresa, there's a Jeffrey Dahmer. Joe Mantegna
[ Every Mother Teresa]
Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport. Henny Youngman Travel
[ Airport Back Got Just Mother-In-Law Pleasure Took Trip]
My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted, but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s. I liked scary books. Alejandro Amenabar
[ Any Books Brother Get Hand Liked Mother Published Scary Second Take Used Wanted Were]
Mother Nature may be forgiving this year, or next year, but eventually she's going to come around and whack you. You've got to be prepared. Geraldo Rivera Nature
[ Around Come Eventually Forgiving Going Got May Mother Nature Next Prepared She Whack Year]
Like any working mother I find it hard to have a social life. But my kids are so well adjusted. There isn't a brat bone in their body so I haven't done anything that bad. Ruby Wax
[ Adjusted Any Anything Bad Body Bone Brat Done Find Hard Haven Kids Life Mother Social Their Well Working]
I sang a song at my sister's wedding. My mother forced me into that, too. But that one felt all right. Adam Sandler
[ Felt Forced Into Mother Right Sang Sister Song Too Wedding]
My father went into the armed service and I never saw my mother - I don't know what happened to her. Gregory Corso
[ Armed Father Happened Her Into Know Mother Never Saw Service Went]
Art is the child of Nature; yes, her darling child, in whom we trace the features of the mother's face, her aspect and her attitude. Beck
[ Art Aspect Attitude Child Darling Face Features Her Mother Nature Trace Whom Yes]
Sexism is not the fault of women - kill your fathers, not your mothers. Robin Morgan
[ Fathers Fault Kill Mothers Sexism Women Your]
I was always singing and dancing for my mother when I wasn't glued to the television watching I Love Lucy or the Carol Burnett Show. Debra Messing
[ Always Burnett Carol Dancing Glued Love Lucy Mother Show Singing Television Watching]
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequence than to have a really affectionate mother. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Affectionate Befall Boy Bring Consequence Few Misfortunes Mother Really Than Which Worse]
I had a really happy childhood - my siblings were great, my mother was very fanciful, and I loved to read. But there was always financial strife. Patti Smith
[ Always Childhood Fanciful Financial Great Had Happy Loved Mother Read Really Siblings Strife Very Were]
My mother was a very literate person who had educated herself. She had an exceptional vocabulary. Lynn Johnston
[ Educated Exceptional Had Herself Literate Mother Person She Very Vocabulary]
My mother always taught me, even my dad, just never let other people's opinions of you shape your opinion of yourself. And I never have and I never will. Ruben Studdard
[ Always Dad Even Just Mother Never Opinion Opinions Other Shape Taught Will Your Yourself]
He had written my mother once that he wanted her to be the first thing he saw every morning and the last thing he ever saw. And that's how it turned out. Ron Reagan
[ Ever Every First Had Her How Last Morning Mother Once Out Saw Thing Turned Wanted Written]
A man's mother is his misfortune, but his wife is his fault. Walter Bagehot
[ Fault His Man Misfortune Mother Wife]
I blame my mother for my poor sex life. All she told me was 'the man goes on top and the woman underneath.' For three years my husband and I slept in bunk beds. Joan Rivers
[ Beds Blame Bunk Goes Husband Life Man Mother Poor Sex She Slept Three Told Top Underneath Woman Years]
My mother, who was quite sharp when I was young, became utterly mild. Antonia Fraser
[ Became Mild Mother Quite Sharp Utterly Young]
Out of Ireland have we come, great hatred, little room, maimed us at the start. I carry from my mother's womb a fanatic heart. William Butler Yeats
[ Carry Come Fanatic Great Hatred Heart Ireland Little Maimed Mother Out Room Start Us Womb]
Having a mother who had been an aeronautical engineer convinced me that more things should be open to women. Elizabeth Moon
[ Been Convinced Engineer Had Having More Mother Open Should Things Women]
My mother was watching on television and she doesn't want me to hurt anyone. George Foreman
[ Anyone Hurt Mother She Television Want Watching]
My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb. I think I can name about any tune in two beats. Yancy Butler Music
[ Any Beats Father Mother Name Sing Think Tune Two Used Womb]
As an artist, I want to interpret my feelings - not run across the street and ask what my mother thinks. Ralph Bakshi
[ Across Artist Ask Feelings Interpret Mother Run Street Thinks Want]
Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand. Helen Hunt Jackson Mom
[ Dare God Lessen Man May Misunderstand Motherhood Price Priced]
My mother loved the Bible. Goldie Hawn
[ Bible Loved Mother]
Now my mother, interestingly enough, was not a feminist in her own mind. Elizabeth Moon
[ Enough Feminist Her Interestingly Mind Mother Now Own]
As a child, my mother told me lots of fairy stories, many her own invention. She, too, tended to reverse the norm. Tanith Lee
[ Child Fairy Her Invention Lots Many Mother Norm Own Reverse She Stories Tended Told Too]
And I would really like to be a grandmother, but only when Felix or Emily meet the right person and are ready. Jilly Cooper
[ Emily Grandmother Meet Only Person Ready Really Right Would]
I grew up in kind of the last generation of Canadians who thought things that were happening in Britain were more important, almost, than what was happening in Canada. And my mother was fervently of that opinion. Robert MacNeil
[ Almost Britain Canada Canadians Fervently Generation Grew Happening Important Kind Last More Mother Opinion Than Things Thought Up Were]
As a child I knew almost nothing, nothing beyond what I had picked up in my grandmother's house. All children, I suppose, come into the world like that, not knowing who they are. V. S. Naipaul
[ Almost Beyond Child Children Come Grandmother Had House Into Knew Knowing Nothing Picked Suppose Up World]
I said 'Brian, no one is going to respect me as a mother after this.' He said, 'oh no, yes they will, this is a movie, don't worry about it.' But they're not. Nia Long
[ After Brian Going Mother Movie Oh Respect Said Will Worry Yes]
It took one human error to take my leg and one human error to take my mother's. Heather Mills
[ Error Human Leg Mother Take Took]
A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Alive Holiest Mother Still Thing]
Brando's a family friend. His mother gave my father a shot to be in a play at the Omaha Community Playhouse. That was the first production he was in. Peter Fonda
[ Brando Community Family Father First Friend Gave His Mother Omaha Play Production Shot]
But my mother and father were married when my mom was 20 and my dad was 24. Rachael Leigh Cook
[ Dad Father Married Mom Mother Were]
My mother's background was Scottish. She came from an old family, some of whom lived in upper New York State and some of whom had come over from Scotland. Alan Hovhaness
[ Background Came Come Family Had Lived Mother New Old Over Scotland Scottish She Some State Upper Whom York]
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. Victor Hugo Mom
[ Arms Children Made Mother Sleep Tenderness Them]
If my mother knew I did this for a living, she'd kill me. She thinks I'm selling dope. Henny Youngman
[ Did Dope Kill Knew Living Mother Selling She Thinks]
I enjoyed my grandparents very much. My mother and father would always allow me to stay with them. Dominic Chianese
[ Allow Always Enjoyed Father Grandparents Mother Much Stay Them Very Would]
My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it. Quentin Crisp Parenting
[ Father Mother Protected Threatened World]
I used to draw a lot. If my mother would ask me to do something else, I'd have a hairy conniption. I'd just go crazy. Jim Carrey
[ Ask Crazy Draw Else Go Hairy Just Lot Mother Something Used Would]
My father invented a cure for which there was no disease and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it. Victor Borge Dad
[ Caught Cure Died Disease Father Invented Mother Unfortunately Which]
My mother wanted very much to play tennis; she wanted, most of all, to be a singer and play the piano. John Hawkes
[ Most Mother Much Piano Play She Singer Tennis Very Wanted]
I was so ugly my mother used to feed me with a sling shot. Rodney Dangerfield
[ Feed Mother Shot Ugly Used]
I don't remember my mother ever playing with me. And she was a perfectly good mother. But she had to do the laundry and clean the house and do the grocery shopping. Patricia Heaton
[ Clean Ever Good Grocery Had House Laundry Mother Perfectly Playing Remember She Shopping]
No mother would ever willingly sacrifice her sons for territorial gain, for economic advantage, for ideology. Ronald Reagan
[ Advantage Economic Ever Gain Her Ideology Mother Sacrifice Sons Territorial Willingly Would]
A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it's too late to let her know that he sees it. William Dean Howells
[ Been Her Him His Know Late Man Mother Never Sees Too Until]
I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity. Eleanor Roosevelt Birthday
[ Ask Birth Child Could Curiosity Endow Fairy Gift Godmother Most Mother Should Think Useful]
For me, the summer will be pure gray - mother-of-pearl gray, very pale gray. To me, this is the big statement for summer. Then we have light blue, light turquoise, lots of pink. Gianni Versace
[ Big Blue Gray Light Lots Pale Pink Pure Statement Summer Then Turquoise Very Will]
The compelled mother loves her child as the caged bird sings. The song does not justify the cage nor the love the enforcement. Germaine Greer
[ Bird Cage Caged Child Compelled Does Enforcement Her Justify Love Loves Mother Nor Sings Song]
So I told Robert from the start that if we couldn't get Charles and Max to take part, but especially Charles, that I didn't want to make the film. So would he call his mother and talk to Charles and see if Charles would at all be interested. Terry Zwigoff
[ Call Charles Especially Film Get His Interested Make Max Mother Part Robert See Start Take Talk Told Want Would]
When I was about to break a world record and become well known, my mother used to say that for her the important thing was for me to become a doctor - a career which had not been possible in her generation and in her society. Sport was something to be set aside. Roger Bannister
[ Aside Become Been Break Career Doctor Generation Had Her Important Known Mother Possible Record Say Set Society Something Sport Thing Used Well Which World]
I attended Sunday School and then church with my father and mother throughout my childhood. Leverett Saltonstall
[ Attended Childhood Church Father Mother School Sunday Then Throughout]
I'm worried because of my mother, she's going to see my performance and she's quite hard. She's going to see me naked. And my Dad, woah. Yeah, they're going to see me like a woman, you know? Eva Green
[ Because Dad Going Hard Know Mother Naked Performance Quite See She Woman Worried Yeah]
My mother, she's like, She can work on herself. Nicole Sullivan
[ Herself Mother She Work]
But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses. Jerome K. Jerome
[ Came Died Down Drawbacks Everything Expenses Funeral Him His Man Mother-In-Law Said Upon]
In case of separation, why should the children be taken from the protecting care of the mother? Who has a better right to them than she? How much do fathers generally do toward bringing them up? Ernestine Rose
[ Better Bringing Care Case Children Fathers Generally How Mother Much Protecting Right Separation She Should Taken Than Them Toward Up Why]
My mother's a secretary; my father's an electrician in a mining company. Eva Herzigova
[ Company Father Mining Mother Secretary]
I can remember when I was a baby and my mother was there watching the show. I went and bought 100 episodes and watched them. I respect it so much that the sitcom itself and Ed Norton; I'm not playing Ed Norton but my version of it, cause I'm a black man. Mike Epps
[ Baby Black Bought Cause Ed Episodes Itself Man Mother Much Norton Playing Remember Respect Show Sitcom Them Version Watched Watching Went]
Mothers and daughters can stay very connected during teenage years. In the middle of your life, you can become very alone. Even though you're connected deeply to other family members, lovers, husbands, friends. Holly Hunter
[ Alone Become Connected Daughters Deeply During Even Family Friends Husbands Life Lovers Members Middle Mothers Other Stay Teenage Though Very Years Your]
It was good for us, I suppose. Those kinds of times produce qualities in us that make us better for having had them. My parents were not getting along. My mother was quite intolerant of friendships that were being developed. Fay Wray
[ Along Being Better Developed Friendships Getting Good Had Having Intolerant Kinds Make Mother Parents Produce Qualities Quite Suppose Them Those Times Us Were]
But, based on my friendship with Evie as young mothers, I started going on freedom rides in 1966. June Jordan
[ Based Freedom Friendship Going Mothers Rides Started Young]
No one knew me until I met my wife Lulu. Lulu's mother used to ask, Which one is Maurice? For six months she thought Lulu was dating Barry. Maurice Gibb
[ Ask Barry Dating Knew Lulu Maurice Met Months Mother She Six Thought Until Used Which Wife]
My training in Science of Mind had begun with my mother. She took me to a different church every Sunday, and she encouraged me to question the minister afterward. Esther Williams
[ Afterward Begun Church Different Encouraged Every Had Mind Minister Mother Question Science She Sunday Took Training]
My last son is leaving to go to college; my grandchildren are being born. My mother is living with me. Sally Field
[ Being Born College Go Grandchildren Last Leaving Living Mother Son]
They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse. Sitting Bull Environmental
[ Away Buildings Claim Earth Fence Her Mother Neighbors Ours Own Refuse Their Use]
What's really fun is seeing mothers bringing their daughters to the shows. And the best part is the mothers know they don't have to worry about sexual innuendo in the songs. The shows are family shows. Peter Noone
[ Best Bringing Daughters Family Fun Innuendo Know Mothers Part Really Seeing Sexual Shows Songs Their Worry]
Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out, about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent. Barbara Ehrenreich Mom
[ Ago Brash Career Century Ever Feminists Ladder Lousy Moral Motherhood Nobody Nonexistent Out Pay Pedestal Pointed Putting Some Take Thought Until]
My parents never told us that our great-grandmothers had been slaves. Constance Baker Motley
[ Been Had Never Our Parents Slaves Told Us]
When my mother had to get dinner for 8 she'd just make enough for 16 and only serve half. Gracie Allen
[ Dinner Enough Get Had Half Just Make Mother Only Serve She]
Sarah will talk to me about someone and I don't know who she's talking about, but if she talks to my mother, the two of them will know exactly - and across several generations, too. Prince Andrew
[ Across Exactly Generations Know Mother Sarah Several She Someone Talk Talking Talks Them Too Two Will]
I used to listen to the soap operas with my grandmother. Bob Edwards
[ Grandmother Listen Operas Soap Used]
After the crash happened, I was so humiliated and embarrassed. I thought of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, that they must hate me. Tracey Gold
[ After Against Crash Drivers Drunk Embarrassed Happened Hate Humiliated Mothers Must Thought]
My mother was kept very busy with her sewing; sometimes she would have another woman helping her. James Weldon Johnson
[ Another Busy Helping Her Kept Mother Sewing She Sometimes Very Woman Would]
The latest page I've been working is about the organization of the pantheon of the gods. Who's indebted to whom, how they are related, who screwed whose uncle or grandmother, all of that. Ben Nicholson
[ Been Gods Grandmother How Indebted Latest Organization Page Related Screwed Uncle Whom Whose Working]
I was born with a natural gift. My mother recognized the talent. Bernie Worrell
[ Born Gift Mother Natural Recognized Talent]
But even though all this was going on at home, if someone had tried to take me away and put me in a children's home, I couldn't have handled it. Even though my mother was very brutal, it was my home. Lynn Johnston
[ Away Brutal Children Even Going Had Handled Home Mother Put Someone Take Though Tried Very]
I found myself in a race with Mother Nature to play as much baseball as I could before she forced me to stop. Willie Stargell
[ Baseball Before Could Forced Found Mother Much Myself Nature Play Race She Stop]
I realized that, while I would never be my mother nor have her life, the lesson she had left me was that it was possible to love and care for a man and still have at your core a strength so great that you never even needed to put it on display. Anna Quindlen
[ Care Core Display Even Great Had Her Left Lesson Life Love Man Mother Needed Never Nor Possible Put Realized She Still Strength While Would Your]
My mother also had us take piano lessons, and this had a similar effect. I hated those lessons, but I now play regularly for pleasure and have even tried my hand at composing. Robert B. Laughlin
[ Also Composing Effect Even Had Hand Hated Lessons Mother Now Piano Play Pleasure Regularly Similar Take Those Tried Us]
I am the person who is a mother against drunk driver. Tracey Gold
[ Against Am Driver Drunk Mother Person]
Most people have no imagination. If they could imagine the sufferings of others, they would not make them suffer so. What separated a German mother from a French mother? Ernst Toller
[ Could French German Imagination Imagine Make Most Mother Others Separated Suffer Sufferings Them Would]
Even my great grand-mother did impressions. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
[ Did Even Great Impressions]
But then my mother, who's a very selfless, stoic person from a family of Marines, would tell us that what was good for our father was good for us - he would make more money; therefore, we'd be able to get better educations. Patricia Richardson
[ Able Better Educations Family Father Get Good Make Marines Money More Mother Our Person Selfless Tell Then Therefore Us Very Would]
It's the kind of clothes that mothers and daughters can wear, in terms of concept... It's not about age. It's about taste, and it's about lifestyle. I believe women of all ages can wear anything. Ralph Lauren
[ Age Ages Anything Believe Clothes Concept Daughters Kind Lifestyle Mothers Taste Terms Wear Women]
I didn't want to become an actress because the competition with my mother would have been to much to live up to. Isabella Rossellini
[ Actress Because Become Been Competition Live Mother Much Up Want Would]
By the time I was four, I would walk around the corner and wait at a local streetcar stop, get on the streetcar with somebody who looked like they could be my mother and go to the end of the line. Maureen Forrester
[ Around Corner Could End Four Get Go Line Local Looked Mother Somebody Stop Streetcar Time Wait Walk Would]
Motherhood is the strangest thing, it can be like being one's own Trojan horse. Rebecca West Mom
[ Being Horse Motherhood Own Strangest Thing]
My grandfather was Catholic; my grandmother, Jewish. Crossing over from Bavaria, as immigrants to the United States, the ship started to sink. My grandmother jumped overboard. My grandfather followed, to save this girl he had never met. Emanuel Celler
[ Catholic Crossing Followed Girl Grandfather Grandmother Had Immigrants Jewish Jumped Met Never Over Overboard Save Ship Sink Started States United]
My parents kept the best aspects of the Asian culture, and they Americanized the family. My mother was a great example for me. She was a working mother with a good career. Andrea Jung
[ Americanized Asian Aspects Best Career Culture Example Family Good Great Kept Mother Parents She Working]
My mother had lots and lots of children who didn't survive. Dom DeLuise
[ Children Had Lots Mother Survive]
I'm a mother, I'm a journalist, I'm an American; I'm all of those things, and it really complicates your job when you have all these things come into play. Paula Zahn
[ American Come Complicates Into Job Journalist Mother Play Really These Things Those Your]
My mother is a survivor who's had a lot of things happen in her life that have been very trying. Michael C. Hall
[ Been Had Happen Her Life Lot Mother Survivor Things Trying Very]
Our mother was a very religious and observant Jew, our father less so. She was kind of driving the religious education, so for us it was more a burden and an obligation when we were kids at that age. Joel Coen
[ Age Burden Driving Education Father Jew Kids Kind Less More Mother Obligation Observant Our Religious She Us Very Were]
If you can't be in awe of Mother Nature, there's something wrong with you. Alex Trebek
[ Awe Mother Nature Something Wrong]
Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together. Pearl S. Buck
[ Just Kiss Kissing Love Most Mothers Same Scold Some Together]
The workplace should have a place where the kids can visit. They should have places at the mother's or the father's work where professionals can have their kids visit them whenever they feel like it. Eric Braeden
[ Father Feel Kids Mother Place Places Professionals Should Their Them Visit Whenever Where Work Workplace]
I got nothing. I got my shoes and my pants. I'm staying with a friend. I stop by my mother's every once in a while to get my calls. I don't want to be anywhere anybody can find me. Marc Wallice
[ Anybody Anywhere Calls Every Find Friend Get Got Mother Nothing Once Pants Shoes Staying Stop Want While]
I don't know why men are so fascinated with television and I think it has something to do with - if I may judge from my own father, who used to sit and stare at the TV while my mother was speaking to him - I think that's a man's way of tuning out. Garry Shandling
[ Fascinated Father Him Judge Know Man May Men Mother Out Own Sit Something Speaking Stare Television Think Tuning Tv Used Way While Why]
Liza is in the tabloids almost as much as our mother was. She has struggled with her own ghosts and shadows. Lorna Luft
[ Almost Ghosts Her Liza Mother Much Our Own Shadows She Struggled Tabloids]
It wouldn't have mattered to my mother if I married a black, was gay, lived in a commune or wore a dress. George Weinberg
[ Black Commune Dress Gay Lived Married Mattered Mother Wore]
I'm terrible at relationships. I consider myself to be smart and a good mother but it's taken me this long to realise you don't have to marry a guy after three days or dump him. Sheena Easton
[ After Consider Days Dump Good Guy Him Long Marry Mother Myself Realise Relationships Smart Taken Terrible Three]
You know, it comes from my mother's side of the family. She had seven sisters and one brother, and all of them could play instruments. I suppose I picked it up from that. Mel Tillis
[ Brother Comes Could Family Had Instruments Know Mother Picked Play Seven She Side Sisters Suppose Them Up]
Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods. If a revival of the myths of these cults gives woman emotional satisfaction, it does so at the price of obscuring the real conditions of life. This is why they were invented in the first place. Angela Carter
[ Conditions Cults Does Emotional Father First Gives Goddesses Gods Invented Just Life Mother Myths Notion Place Price Real Revival Satisfaction Silly These Were Why Woman]
Always a godmother, never a mother. That sucks. I've got to get me one of those little accessories. Courteney Cox
[ Accessories Always Get Godmother Got Little Mother Never Sucks Those]
I'm a mother with two small children, so I don't take as much crap as I used to. Pamela Anderson
[ Children Crap Mother Much Small Take Two Used]
Mother's interest in contemporary American artists emerged during the 1920s. David Rockefeller
[ American Artists Contemporary During Emerged Interest Mother]
I've written lots of songs on the piano. My mother had a piano and it was the first instrument I played. Mick Taylor
[ First Had Instrument Lots Mother Piano Played Songs Written]
They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Fates Geniuses Great Mostly Mothers Sad Say]
I've said it before, but it's absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future. Liza Minelli Parenting
[ Absolutely Before Could Dreams Drive Father Future Gave Him Mother Said See Thanks True]
You are a person of the greatest importance when you are a mother of a family. Just do your job right and your kids will love you. Ethel Waters
[ Family Greatest Importance Job Just Kids Love Mother Person Right Will Your]
Tell me, Connie, is your mother still dead? Ed Sullivan
[ Connie Dead Mother Still Tell Your]
Careful?! Was my mother careful when she stabbed me in the heart with a coat hanger while I was still in womb? Trey Parker
[ Careful Coat Heart Mother She Stabbed Still While Womb]
If I get the forty additional years statisticians say are likely coming to me, I could fit in at least one, maybe two new lifetimes. Sad that only one of those lifetimes can include being the mother of young children. Anna Quindlen
[ Additional Being Children Coming Could Fit Forty Get Include Least Lifetimes Likely Maybe Mother New Only Sad Say Statisticians Those Two Years Young]
My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles. Hedy Lamarr Beauty
[ Always Anything Aware Beautiful Called Girls Miracles Mother Never Older Plain Should Someone Sometimes Telling Them Ugly Until Weed Works]
Who I really am is the mother of six kids and Woody's wife. Anne Northup
[ Am Kids Mother Really Six Wife Woody]
I'm doing it with a rock format and the words are about people living in harmony with Mother Earth. It's very important to me - and I feel it should be for every living human on this planet. Jimmy Carl Black
[ Doing Earth Every Feel Format Harmony Human Important Living Mother Planet Rock Should Very Words]
My mother was like a sister to me, only we didn't have sex quite so often. Emo Philips
[ Mother Often Only Quite Sex Sister]
My mother told me I was begging her to be an actor when I was four. My father and my grandfather saw at least one or two movies a week; they were film buffs, so I guess it just rubbed off on me. And now it's kind of become a way of life for me. Giovanni Ribisi
[ Actor Become Begging Father Film Four Grandfather Guess Her Just Kind Least Life Mother Movies Now Off Rubbed Saw Told Two Way Week Were]
I didn't know my mother had it. I think a lot of women don't know their mothers had it; that's the sad thing about depression. You know, you don't function anymore. You shut down. You feel like you are in a void. Marie Osmond
[ Anymore Depression Down Feel Function Had Know Lot Mother Mothers Sad Shut Their Thing Think Void Women]
My mother wanted me to be a concert pianist. Bernie Worrell
[ Concert Mother Pianist Wanted]
We are not a Zappa cover band. We only play Frank's songs that were recorded by the Mothers of Invention and I think a lot of those songs were complex. Jimmy Carl Black
[ Band Complex Cover Frank Invention Lot Mothers Only Play Recorded Songs Think Those Were Zappa]
It is only when parental feelings are ineffective or too ambivalent or when the mother's emotions are temporarily engaged elsewhere that children feel lost. Anna Freud
[ Ambivalent Children Elsewhere Emotions Engaged Feel Feelings Ineffective Lost Mother Only Parental Temporarily Too]
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. Robert Browning Mom
[ Begins Ends Love Motherhood]
I have a role now that I think becomes me. I am a grandmother. Gene Tierney
[ Am Becomes Grandmother Now Role Think]
My mother was the prettiest woman in the town. He was a bit older than her. They made me. And he split. Pierce Brosnan
[ Bit Her Made Mother Older Prettiest Split Than Town Woman]
I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag, motherhood and the Bible. That's why people love me. Art Linkletter Mom
[ American Bible Dogs Fearlessly Flag Love Motherhood Small Stand Why]
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom. Henry Ward Beecher Mom
[ Child Heart Mother Schoolroom]
Instead of joyfully looking forward to my birth, my mother began systematically preparing for her own death. She was fatalistic. Lorna Luft
[ Began Birth Death Forward Her Instead Joyfully Looking Mother Own Preparing She Systematically]
My father is Swedish and my mother is French. Eva Green
[ Father French Mother Swedish]
We know how powerful our mother was when we were little, but is our wife that powerful to us now? Must we relive our great deed of escape from Mama with every other woman in our life? Frank Pittman
[ Deed Escape Every Great How Know Life Little Mama Mother Must Now Other Our Powerful Relive Us Were Wife Woman]
I just cleared the slate and thought of her as a mother and went from there. Marg Helgenberger
[ Cleared Her Just Mother Slate Thought Went]
Morality and its victim, the mother - what a terrible picture! Is there indeed anything more terrible, more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood? Emma Goldman Mom
[ Anything Criminal Function Glorified Indeed Morality More Mother Motherhood Our Picture Sacred Terrible Than Victim]
What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Coffin Cradle Down Goes Mother Sings Way]
Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious problem for many mothers. It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother. It can occur a few days... or a few months after childbirth. Richard J. Codey
[ After Childbirth Days Depression Few First Happen Many Mom Months Mother Mothers Occur Postpartum Problem Real Serious Time Very Veteran]
My mother kept asking me, 'When are you going to do a gospel album?' And I've always wanted to do a gospel album. Everybody was going on about it, so mom started hounding me more. Alan Jackson
[ Album Always Asking Everybody Going Gospel Kept Mom More Mother Started Wanted]
If a tie is like kissing your sister, losing is like kissing you grandmother with her teeth out. George Brett Sports
[ Grandmother Her Kissing Losing Out Sister Teeth Tie Your]
I think English is a fantastic, rich and musical language, but of course your mother tongue is the most important for an actor. Max von Sydow
[ Actor Course English Fantastic Important Language Most Mother Musical Rich Think Tongue Your]
They see me as being this Super Mom on TV who also can more than handle a difficult husband, and they assume I'm going to be just full of wisdom as a mother and wife myself. Patricia Richardson
[ Also Assume Being Difficult Full Going Handle Husband Just Mom More Mother Myself See Super Than Tv Wife Wisdom]
My mother was electric onstage, and I vividly recall the extraordinary power she had over her audiences. Lorna Luft
[ Audiences Electric Extraordinary Had Her Mother Onstage Over Power Recall She Vividly]
It's better to be black than gay because when you're black you don't have to tell your mother. Charles Pierce
[ Because Better Black Gay Mother Tell Than Your]
My mother is still battling alcoholism. Patrick J. Kennedy
[ Alcoholism Battling Mother Still]
Terry's mother worked in the film industry for many years. She always wanted him to marry an actress. Marta Kristen
[ Actress Always Film Him Industry Many Marry Mother She Terry Wanted Worked Years]
I am Mother Jones. The Government can't take my life and you can't take my arm, but you can take my suitcase. Mary Harris Jones
[ Am Arm Government Jones Life Mother Suitcase Take]
I praticed making faces in the mirror and it would drive my mother crazy. She used to scare me by saying that I was going to see the devil if I kept looking in the mirror. That fascinated me even more, of course. Jim Carrey
[ Course Crazy Devil Drive Even Faces Fascinated Going Kept Looking Making Mirror More Mother Saying Scare See She Used Would]
My mother enjoyed old age, and because of her I've begun to enjoy parts of it too. So far I've had it good and am crumbling nicely. Lionel Blue
[ Age Am Because Begun Crumbling Enjoy Enjoyed Far Good Had Her Mother Nicely Old Parts Too]
Well, I was about six or seven, and my mother and father separated. David Dinkins
[ Father Mother Separated Seven Six Well]
In the past, when I'd recorded during a break in a tour, it was so easy to sing, because I felt strong. Also, like so many new mothers, I wasn't getting a lot of sleep, and sleeping is such a huge part of being able to sing. Amy Grant
[ Able Also Because Being Break During Easy Felt Getting Huge Lot Many Mothers New Part Past Recorded Sing Sleep Sleeping Strong Such Tour]
Ladies and gentlemen, my mother thanks you, my father thanks you, my sister thanks you, and I thank you! George M. Cohan
[ Father Gentlemen Ladies Mother Sister Thank Thanks]
After my mother died, I found, a little book of hers which recorded everything I had ever done, how I had done it, and how proud she was of her son Conrad. Conrad Veidt
[ After Book Died Done Ever Everything Found Had Her Hers How Little Mother Proud Recorded She Son Which]
When you're a woman in your 40s, it's not the best time to do films, because there really aren't that many roles. Then you reach 50 and there are more roles again. Mother parts. Shirley Knight
[ Again Because Best Films Many More Mother Parts Reach Really Roles Then Time Woman Your]
If they had killed by father and my mother and all my friends, yet if they had come to treat of peace, they ought to have gone in peace. William Berkeley
[ Come Father Friends Gone Had Killed Mother Ought Peace Treat Yet]
I started hustling at 12, my mother hustled ahead of me. I was only allowed to because they knew me. Curtis Jackson
[ Ahead Allowed Because Hustled Hustling Knew Mother Only Started]
I used to love to play dress-up, where you get your mother's or your grandmother's dresses and high heels. Suzanne Farrell
[ Dress-Up Dresses Get Grandmother Heels High Love Mother Play Used Where Your]
I value mothers and motherhood enormously. For every inattentive or abusive mother in my fiction I think you'll find a dozen or so who are neither. William Trevor
[ Abusive Dozen Enormously Every Fiction Find Inattentive Mother Motherhood Mothers Neither Think Value]
There is no theoretical study of motherhood. You know, before I became a mother, I did play a mother, but I was like - I was more thinking of my own mother. I was doing my mother. Joan Chen
[ Became Before Did Doing Know More Mother Motherhood Own Play Study Theoretical Thinking]
The biggest place I look for validation is from my mother. That's the little girl in me that will never grow up. Naomi Watts
[ Biggest Girl Grow Little Look Mother Never Place Up Validation Will]
I hated to read. My mother could not get me to read. I'm going through the same thing with my daughter now. I love to read now, but I don't remember reading. Dorothy Hamill
[ Could Daughter Get Going Hated Love Mother Now Read Reading Remember Same Thing Through]
My grandmother was a Jewish juggler: she used to worry about six things at once. Richard Lewis
[ Grandmother Jewish Juggler Once She Six Things Used Worry]
My dad used to flush my mother's head down the toilet. I was so screwed up. Jessica Hahn
[ Dad Down Flush Head Mother Screwed Toilet Up Used]
My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors. Maya Angelou
[ Always College Educated Go Ignorance Illiteracy Intelligent Intolerant More Mother Must Professors Said School Some Than Unable Understanding Were]
But in my own particular case, there was something that happened when I became a mother. Whenever in the news I saw an example of a child being abused or mistreated, my response went from being appalled to being physically revolted. Mercedes Ruehl
[ Abused Appalled Became Being Case Child Example Happened Mistreated Mother News Own Particular Physically Response Revolted Saw Something Went Whenever]
Working mothers do an hour more per day than working fathers do and working mothers do on average an hour more per day with the kids than working fathers do. James Levine
[ Average Day Fathers Hour Kids More Mothers Per Than Working]
There's a lot more to being a woman than being a mother, but there's a hell of a lot more to being a mother than most people suspect. Roseanne Barr
[ Being Hell Lot More Most Mother Suspect Than Woman]
I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long. Marie Antoinette
[ Alone Away Blood Children Crown Deprived Husband Killed Long Make Mother Queen Remains Suffer Take Took Wife]
Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants. Coco Chanel
[ Always Been Down Heads Held Infants Little Longing Men Mother Ones Pillow Put Seeking Strong Their Them Women World]
My mother was passionate. She was stubborn, the dominant one in the family. She dominated my father. Hugh Leonard
[ Dominant Dominated Family Father Mother Passionate She Stubborn]
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process. John F. Kennedy Parenting
[ Become Grow Mothers Politicians President Process Sons Their Them Up Want]
Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of. Amy Heckerling Dad
[ Babies Baby Care Fathers Mothers Need Needs Someone Taken Taking]
My mother carried on and supported us; her ambition had been to write poetry and songs. Philip Levine
[ Ambition Been Carried Had Her Mother Poetry Songs Supported Us Write]
The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature. We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult. Jacques Yves Cousteau
[ Convince Cure Difficult Enemy Environmental Facing Field Formidable Going Guns Hunters Job Leave Mother Nature Our Problems Real Salvage Their Them Understand Very Wall]
When the mother of the race is free, we shall have a better world, by the easy right of birth and by the calm, slow, friendly forces of evolution. Charlotte Perkins Gilman
[ Better Birth Calm Easy Evolution Forces Free Friendly Mother Race Right Shall Slow World]
My father was frightened of his mother; I was frightened of my father, and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me. King George V
[ Am Children Damned Father Frightened Going His Mother See Well]
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. Abraham Lincoln
[ Am Angel Hope Mother Owe]
I have good genes. My father is Danish and my mother is Irish and Native American. They both have good skin. Virginia Madsen
[ American Both Danish Father Genes Good Irish Mother Native Skin]
My grandmother lived with us for a short time while I was a child. Old people tend to be slightly more eccentric - they can behave the way they want. Julie Walters
[ Behave Child Eccentric Grandmother Lived More Old Short Slightly Tend Time Us Want Way While]
I visited my father for the full ten years that he was in prison, so we already had a deep and loving relationship, and remembered our mother at those times. Sam Sheppard
[ Already Deep Father Full Had Loving Mother Our Prison Relationship Remembered Ten Those Times Visited Years]
Woman must have her freedom, the fundamental freedom of choosing whether or not she will be a mother and how many children she will have. Regardless of what man's attitude may be, that problem is hers - and before it can be his, it is hers alone. Margaret Sanger
[ Alone Attitude Before Children Choosing Freedom Fundamental Her Hers His How Man Many May Mother Must Problem Regardless She Whether Will Woman]
There shall be no slave in your home, male or female: Least of all the mother of your son. Franz Grillparzer
[ Female Home Least Male Mother Shall Slave Son Your]
Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers' suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions and unwanted children. Gro Harlem Brundtland
[ Abortions Accepting Becomes Children Connection Dying Hypocrisy Illegal Means Morality Mothers Pregnancies Suffering Unwanted]
An uncle gave me a side drum and my mother decided I should have lessons. Humphrey Lyttelton
[ Decided Drum Gave Lessons Mother Should Side Uncle]
All the fascination of King Solomon's Mines seems to be behind those great mountains and this I may add is a bit of advance work for mother, an entering wedge to my disappearing from sight for years and years in the Congo. Richard H. Davis
[ Add Advance Behind Bit Congo Disappearing Entering Fascination Great King May Mines Mother Mountains Seems Sight Solomon Those Wedge Work Years]
I would much rather be a better mother or better human being than I would be a singer. Fortunately for me singing makes me a living. Tanya Tucker
[ Being Better Fortunately Human Living Makes Mother Much Rather Singer Singing Than Would]
I constantly looked for motherly protection. Michael Reagan
[ Constantly Looked Protection]
My mother was a good recreational cook, but what she basically believed about cooking was that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you. Nora Ephron
[ Basically Believed Cook Cooking Else Good Hard Mother Prospered Recreational She Someone Worked Would]
My mother opened a bank account for me when I made $60 on my first day of work as an extra. She's that kind of mother. Laura Dern
[ Account Bank Day Extra First Kind Made Mother Opened She Work]
The food we ate was Indian, and both my mother and father were very deep into the ancient philosophy of India, so it could well have been an Indian household. Amar Bose
[ Ancient Ate Been Both Could Deep Father Food Household India Indian Into Mother Philosophy Very Well Were]
I learned to forgive myself, and that enabled me to forgive my mother as a person. Amy Tan
[ Enabled Forgive Learned Mother Myself Person]
I love being a mother. I loved being a daughter, a sister, a wife. I love being a woman with men. I love having given birth. Jessica Lange
[ Being Birth Daughter Given Having Love Loved Men Mother Sister Wife Woman]
It's not like the original movie where you thought it was the mother committing the murders, but it was actually the son. I don't think it's possible to create the kind of shock today that we created in 1959. And I don't even want to try. Joseph Stefano
[ Actually Committing Create Created Even Kind Mother Movie Murders Original Possible Shock Son Think Thought Today Try Want Where]
And getting older, what's happening is, I play only mothers. Sonia Braga
[ Getting Happening Mothers Older Only Play]
I have an almost religious zeal... not for technology per se, but for the Internet which is for me, the nervous system of mother Earth, which I see as a living creature, linking up. Dan Millman Technology
[ Almost Creature Earth Internet Linking Living Mother Nervous Per Religious Se See System Technology Up Which Zeal]
My mother had to send me to the movies with my birth certificate, so that I wouldn't have to pay the extra fifty cents that the adults had to pay. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
[ Adults Birth Cents Certificate Extra Fifty Had Mother Movies Pay Send]
Now, as always, the most automated appliance in a household is the mother. Beverly Jones
[ Always Appliance Automated Household Most Mother Now]
Country and western is the music of the devil. That's the real truth of the matter. My late Mother, bless her, loved country and western. God, I couldn't handle it. Rick Wakeman
[ Bless Country Devil God Handle Her Late Loved Matter Mother Music Real Truth Western]
Of the thousands of people, celebrated and unknown, who have sat before my camera, I am often asked who was the most difficult subject, or the easiest, or which picture is my favorite. This last question is like asking a mother which child she likes the most. Philippe Halsman
[ Am Asked Asking Before Camera Celebrated Child Difficult Easiest Favorite Last Likes Most Mother Often Picture Question Sat She Subject Thousands Unknown Which]
Yes, my mother was a singer, and my father played piano and keyboards. They were in a band together, though they also had regular jobs because they had kids and stuff like that. Caroline Corr
[ Also Band Because Father Had Jobs Keyboards Kids Mother Piano Played Regular Singer Stuff Though Together Were Yes]
Beware of monotony; it's the mother of all the deadly sins. Edith Wharton
[ Beware Deadly Monotony Mother Sins]
As I pass it, I feel as if I saw a dear old mother, sweet in her weakness, trembling at the approach of her dissolution, but not appealing to me against the inevitable, rather endeavouring to reassure me by her patience, and pointing to a hopeful future. Thomas Edward Brown
[ Against Appealing Approach Dear Dissolution Feel Future Her Hopeful Inevitable Mother Old Pass Patience Pointing Rather Reassure Saw Sweet Trembling Weakness]
I wanted to make a human monster. His name is Coffin Baby. The idea is based on a group of people from Pasadena whose names I can't mention. His mother died and during the funeral, this baby came out of her in the coffin. Tobe Hooper
[ Baby Based Came Coffin Died During Funeral Group Her His Human Idea Make Mention Monster Mother Name Names Out Pasadena Wanted Whose]