mum quotes

I'm a West Indian mum and West Indian mums will go to the wall for their children.Diane Abbott

My mum and mad were both very generous, encouraging parents.Tony Abbott

Both Mum and Dad were converts to Catholicism, and normally if you convert to Catholicism you have thought about it more than someone who just grew up with it, taking it for granted.Tony Abbott

Growing up I wanted to be a mixture of Audrey Hepburn and Lucille Ball. Apparently I told my mum when I was eight that I wanted to be an actor.Dianna Agron

My brother thinks it is very, very bad that I left Islam. My half-sister wants to convert me back; I want to convert her to Western values. My mum is terrified that when I die, and we all go to God, I will be burned.Ayaan Hirsi Ali

My mum made a conscious decision not to teach me any Indian languages so I wouldn't talk with an accent.Naveen Andrews

Being a mum has made me a lot more responsible, it's not just me anymore. But it's also brought me the most joy ever!Nicole Appleton

Nothing beats having this beautiful child look at me and say mum. I get soppy all the time.Nicole Appleton

I don't agree with the whole 'my mother's my friend' approach, because you're their mum and there has to be a difference between the generations.Jane Asher

I learnt basic cookery by watching my mum.Jane Asher

My mum taught me that redheads shouldn't wear pink, red or orange, but if you choose the right shade, such as a bright orange or a cherry red, it can look fabulous.Jane Asher

My mum's family would all get together, with guitars, harmonica, mandolins and upright bass and play old blues and folk songs. That was normal to me.Dan Auerbach

My mum loved Joan Armatrading and used to play her records all the time and even took me to see her a couple of times when I was really quite young. I didn't really like her music back then because my mum was always playing it, but I've grown to appreciate it more.Katy B

My mom is an actress, but she never really pushed me into it, and it was never something I thought I would be doing. She was very happy I decided to, but she certainly doesn't offer me criticism because she knows I'd tell her to shut up! Nobody wants to hear that from their mum!Morena Baccarin

My dad is a doctor, a professor of psychiatry, and my mum is a psychotherapist.Ben Barnes

My mum was raised Jewish, my dad is very scientifically minded, and my school was vaguely Christian. We sang hymns in school. I liked the hymns bit, but apart from that, I can take it or leave it. So I had lots of different influences when I was younger.Ben Barnes

We are still so close, David and I. We were at a party the other day at my mum's house and I was sitting on his lap. We're very affectionate. And I looked at him and thought after being married for 11 years! We were the only couple who were even near each other at that party. We're soul mates.Victoria Beckham

Like my mum, I sometimes buy things I shouldn't and fill my house with rubbish.Sophie Ellis Bextor

My mum especially listens to music in a way that is incredibly feelings-based. There's virtually no snobbery about what sounds are in it, she just wants to hear a song and that is quite refreshing.James Blake

I'm amazed that things have panned out the way they have. I always say I'm so lucky, though my mum always says, 'You make your own luck.'Orlando Bloom