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My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others. That is nice but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success.
– Helen Hayes
My mother felt that what she did was nothing special. If you find yourself in such a situation that’s what you do. She never wanted attention; also not at family celebrations. But within the family, she was certainly not silent. She was calm and thoughtful. But she also had the most wonderful laugh.
– Anne-Marie Voskuijl
My mother groan'd, my father wept Into the dangerous world I leapt, Helpless, naked, piping load, Like a friend hid in a cloud.
– William Blake
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
– Mark Twain
My mother had morning sickness after I was born.
– Rodney Dangerfield, monologue
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-Jabar
My mother is such a lousy cook that Thanksgiving at her house is a time of sorrow.
– Rita Rudner
My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one.
– Groucho Marx
My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one.
– Julius Henry Marx
My mother loved her children very much: me, my brothers Cor and Joop and my sister Anne.
– Ton Voskuijl
My mother never boasted about it. She always kept it to herself, kept it secret. Spoke about it as little as possible. I would have preferred if she had also told us about it. Otto Frank visited us regularly and then you sometimes heard things, but I’ve never heard the whole story.
– Ton Voskuijl
My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a- bitch.
– Jack Nicholson
My mother said to me, if you go into the military, you will become a general. If you go into the clergy, you will become Pope. Instead, I became an artist, and I am Piccaso.
– Pablo Piccaso
My mother used poetry and the arts as a thermometer—if I cried, it meant my heart had not grown cold, my sensibility was alive and well.
– Vanna Bonta
My mother used to say that there are no strangers, only friends you haven't met yet. She's now in a maximum security twilight home in Australia.
– Dame Edna Everage
My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee.
– Phyllis Diller
My motto is that I enjoy life. I think there's a kind of simplicity to that way of thinking.
– Jenna Elfman
My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
– Charles Lamb
My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
– Hank Aaron
My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water.
– Robert Bresson
My music is best understood by children and animals.
– Igor Stravinsky
My music is not modern, it is merely badly played.
– Arnold Schoenberg
My name translated into Chinese is "Hy Yu"
– Tom Zegan
My name will live forever, but I should not care about this at all, because I am not my name and my name is not me!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
My name's Munzer not God.
– Aaron J. Munzer

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