Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not.
They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates.
I was raised by an actress, and I watched all those women turn 60 and ask, Shouldn't get face work? My mother and Anne Bancroft said, We're not going to fall into that.
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.
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's.
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.
The Dalai Lama said that he thinks mother's love is the best symbol for love and compassion, because it is totally disinterested.
In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.
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.
Sometimes my mother had difficulty communicating with me about certain topics.
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
I didn't want to become an actress because the competition with my mother would have been to much to live up to.
Then I despair... I remember that all through history, the way of truth and love has always won. There have been murderers and tyrants, and for a time they can seem invincible. But in the end they always fall. Think of it always.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure.
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.
My mother had to explain that one couldn't compose a Liszt rhapsody because it was a piece of music that Liszt himself had composed.
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.
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
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.
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
Just before my final year of high school, my brother, sister and I moved with my mother to San Francisco.
My mother is very strong. Aside from wanting her beauty and her heart, I really wanted her strength. And I've always thought I don't have it.
If I were dammed of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, mother o' mine o mother o' mine.
These same people seem to forget that mother also took a lot of chances with the type of roles she played.