My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
– Mark Twain
My mom was a source of strength. She showed me by example that women, regardless of how difficult life may get, can do it all.
– Gloria Estefan
The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.
– Jessica Lange
My mom always said that there would be haters. Not everyone can love ya.
– Joel Madden
I’m happy that I took time off to become a mom and raise my daughter properly and build a bond between the two of us.
– Christina Milian
I’m a fan of the old ‘Creature Features’ like ‘Critters,’ and ‘Gremlins’ and ‘Tremors.’ ‘Jaws’ is classic. It’s funny that I still like those films because I remember my mom would tease me about getting a pet Critter to keep under my bed.
– Brooke Nevin
My mom was a saint. She taught me to be terminally nice.
– Iggy Pop
I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.’
– Paul Walker
I remember my mom bought me one of their shirts for Easter so that I could wear Helmut Lang for Easter. That was my first piece.
– Travis Scott
My mom taught me to live by the three p’s: to always be passionate, persistent, and prepared.
– Hailee Steinfeld
A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother’s love endures through all.
– Washington Irving
The biggest surprise, which is also the best, is that I didn’t know I would love motherhood as much as I do.
– Deborah Norville
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
– Honore de Balzac
Sometimes when you are a great mom, you’re not so great at your job. And then when you’re good at your job, you’re not so great of a mom or a good wife. It’s a dance that never stops. But it’s beautiful.
– Gisele Bundchen
My mom has always been my support system. She taught me to never give up and to keep pursuing my passions no matter what.
– Mandy Moore
My mom and I have always been there for each other. We had some tough times, but she was always there for me.
– LeBron James
My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don’t need another plaque.
– Denzel Washington
Dad was the pitching coach, while Mom was the emotional supporter. Her unconditional love was great, and she wanted what was best for me. It was more about what she did than what she said, and she made sure I was the best I could be.
– Jennie Finch
My strength comes from my mom. Just seeing what she had to go through to raise us, she wouldn’t make excuses; she wouldn’t put her head down. So I guess I looked at adversity right in the eye and took it on.
– Paul Pierce
People think I have courage. The courage in my family are my wife Pam, my three daughters, here, Nicole, Jamie, LeeAnn, my mom, who’s right here too.
– Jim Valvano
Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.
– Helen Hunt Jackson
My mom was such a strong character. I don’t want to say she was like a man, but she was tough.
– Lance Armstrong
I worked in theater my whole life. My mom was a drama teacher at my middle school. In high school, I was Drama Club President every year, and then I auditioned for conservatory acting programs.
– Jenn Proske
That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in.
– Lauryn Hill
Statistics are to baseball what a flaky crust is to Mom’s apple pie.
– Harry Reasoner
I am very proud of my mom and consider her the most courageous woman I know. With perseverance, sacrifice and hard work, she raised a family of Olympic athletes and gave us the tools and the spirit to succeed. That is something that my brothers and I will always be thankful for.
– Diana Lopez
You need a strong family because at the end, they will love you and support you unconditionally. Luckily, I have my dad, mom and sister.
– Esha Gupta
My mother’s wonderful. To me she’s perfection.
– Michael Jackson
Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.
– Ricki Lake
My mom told me if I ever got a tattoo, she was going to take it off with a potato peeler.
– Jacob Dalton
Men are what their mothers made them.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully.
– Chris Brown
Motherhood is a dream. It really is absolutely amazing.
– Jessica Simpson
No matter how good you are, at some point your kids are gonna have to create their own independence and think that Mom and Dad aren’t cool, just to establish themselves. That’s what adolescence is about. They’re gonna go through that no matter what.
– Eddie Vedder
You can be good at technology and like fashion and art. You can be good at technology and be a jock. You can be good at technology and be a mom. You can do it your way, on your terms.
– Marissa Mayer
My daughter’s name is Neesyn Dacey but everyone calls her Dacey. Her mom chose Neesyn and I chose Dacey after she was born. The mother is a good friend of mine who I was seeing a while ago. We are no longer together.
– Bode Miller
As a busy working mom I’m always pressed for time, so a quick and easy beauty routine is key!
– Angela Kinsey
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
AIDS can destroy a family if you let it, but luckily for my sister and me, Mom taught us to keep going. Don’t give up, be proud of who you are, and never feel sorry for yourself.
– Ryan White
My mom says I’m a fighter, a fierce competitor, and I think I am, too.
– Gabby Douglas
I was always at peace because of the way my mom treated me.
– Martina Hingis
My parents couldn’t give me a whole lot of financial support, but they gave me good genes. My dad is a handsome son-of-a-gun, and my mom is beautiful. And I’ve definitely been the lucky recipient. So, thank you, Mom and Dad.
– Ashton Kutcher
One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.
– Jim DeMint
Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, moms continuously put others before themselves.
– Charles Stanley
The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.
– Henry Ward Beecher
I try not to think about anyone’s expectations but rather focus on always doing my personal best. Modeling was never a thought in my mind growing up, but my mom felt it was important for me to be open to business opportunities and expand my horizons.
– Anwar Hadid
I did grow up in Kenosha, Wisconsin, around a lot of my mom’s family. I had a lot of cousins and aunts and uncles around me, and my sisters and my brother. Probably the most formative part of it was that we grew up on the edge of a forest. It wasn’t a big forest, but it was enough. When you’re a kid, it feels gigantic.
– Mark Ruffalo
I grew up in a working class family. People thought I might go work at a mill. My mom wanted me to learn how to lay carpet because she was concerned about my future. Nobody had high hopes for me. But I was a hustler.
– Mark Cuban
If your mom asks you to do the dishes, do not pull out your pirate attitude. But if someone tells you you’re not good enough, says your dreams are too lofty, or claims there is no room in showbiz for a dancing violinist – well then, by all means, pull out your eye patch, my friend, and take to the high seas.
– Lindsey Stirling
My parents told me from the time I can remember that, ‘Yeah, you’re adopted. But this is your family.’ I can remember my mom, she tells me this story: when I was little, I was looking at her, and I was like, ‘Why isn’t my skin the same color as yours?’ She was like, ‘Oh, you’re adopted, but I wish I had pretty brown skin like you.’
– Colin Kaepernick
Mom spent the time that she was supposed to be a kid actully raising children, her younger brother and younger sister. She was tough as nails and did not suffer fools at all. And the truth was she could not afford to. She spoke the truth, bluntly, directly, and without much varnish. I am her son.
– Chris Christie
Some of my earliest memories are dancing in the kitchen, standing on my mom’s toes.
– Ian Ziering
I was living as a young single mom. I was 19 when I was divorced, and my daughter was a year old, and I waited tables here three to four nights a week for several years while I was trying to support myself and my daughter and the day I got that acceptance at Harvard Law School was an unforgettable day.
– Wendy Davis
My mom is the recycling Nazi, and I always bring a bag to the grocery store.
– Jane Levy