mother quotes

My mother liked Jim Reeves. I hated his records. He was unbearable.Diane Abbott

I had a very difficult relationship with my mother. She used to wake me up in the middle of the night if I wasn't sleeping straight and was messing up the sheets. Now when I stay in hotels I sleep so straight they don't even think I've used the bed.Marina Abramovic

My mother is the coolest, most amazing person I know.J. J. Abrams

I have an older sister who sounds, unfortunately, exactly like me, and we sound like our mother did.Jill Abramson

My parents were early converts to Christianity in my part of Nigeria. They were not just converts; my father was an evangelist, a religious teacher. He and my mother traveled for thirty-five years to different parts of Igboland, spreading the gospel.Chinua Achebe

My mother and father were interested in the arts.Ken Adam

Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.Abigail Adams

My greatest vanity is my skin. It is the colour of gingerbread and, thanks to my mother's genes, smooth and mostly blemish-free.Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I had a very normal childhood, and my mother cooked very normal food.Ferran Adria

I look a lot like my father and his mother.Sade Adu

My mother taught public school, went to Harvard and then got her master's there and taught fifth and sixth grade in a public school. My dad had a more working-class lifestyle. He didn't go to college. He was an auto mechanic and a bartender and a janitor at Harvard.Ben Affleck

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

Mother had to support herself at age 18 because it was during the depression and when my grandfather lost the farm and there was no place for her; she worked as an assistant to a maid.Peter Agre

Being a mother, singer and actress is a definite juggling act, but I don't think I would be comfortable any other way.Christina Aguilera

When a song came on the radio that I wanted to learn, my mother would quickly write down the lyrics for me. Soon after, I would be singing it.Kiran Ahluwalia

I don't know anyone who curses the way they do on the Sopranos. Not in an Italian household. I never said the word hell in front of my mother.Danny Aiello

I believe in eating as nutritiously as I can all the time... My mother raised me on fresh - rather than processed - foods, and that's how I eat on a regular basis.Malin Akerman

I have to tell you, my seven-year-old granddaughter said to my daughter, her mother, 'So what's the big deal about Grandma Maddy having been Secretary of State? Only girls are Secretaries of State.' Most of her lifetime, it's true. But at the time it really was a big deal.Madeleine Albright

The only thing I have to go by is what my mother and father told me, how I was brought up.Madeleine Albright

Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.Amos Bronson Alcott