Mom Quotes (1808)

Quotes and citations about mom


The moment that I realized my name was going to be said in the same sentence as children and sex, that's really intense. That's something I knew from that very moment, whatever happens past that point, something's out there in the air that is really bad.

By : Paul Reubens

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My mom was a Democrat and I was scared to death that she was gonna blow it. First I was going to hell with Monroe, and now to Republican hell with Nixon.

By : Tommy Rettig

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At this moment I do not have a personal relationship with a computer.

By : Janet Reno

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There are places and moments in which one is so completely alone that one sees the world entire.

By : Jules Renard

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There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened.

By : Jules Renard

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I was born and raised in the high desert of Nevada in a tiny town called Searchlight. My dad was a hard rock miner. My mom took in wash. I grew up around people of strong values - even if they rarely talked about them.

By : Harry Reid

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The language of the moment or, as it were, the language of the order in which we live, is the image. I felt that if I wanted to commune with the public, I should best do so through the language of image. It's a conscious embrace of a contradiction.

By : Godfrey Reggio

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I am sitting in the smallest room of my house. I have your review before me. In a moment it will be behind me.

By : Max Reger

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The whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity. It would be a shame if there was such a divide.

By : Keanu Reeves

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When I record an album I'm trying to get as close as possible to that perfect moment.

By : Lou Reed

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I got my first guitar at age of 7 and never laid it down. Momma taught me G, C, and D. I was off to the races son!

By : Jerry Reed

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What I do and what I record only work for the moment.

By : Leon Redbone

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Statistics are to baseball what a flaky crust is to Mom's apple pie.

By : Harry Reasoner

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At this moment, when Ireland seems about to break into something new, we thought it was worth looking back at a time when people seemed to have found a way out of the sectarian division of the country.

By : Stephen Rea

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You just make sure you don't screw it up. It's going to work as long as you don't mess it up. Hopefully you have plenty of those moments in a big comedy.

By : Harold Ramis

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I told my agents that I didn't want to go on the audition. But as that was happening I called my mom, who has been watching the show from the beginning, and my mom said, 'It's the coolest show. You have to go.'

By : Mary Lynn Rajskub

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Do you have any ambitions outside racing? My main ambition at the moment, whether inside or outside racing, is to become Formula 1 World Champion.

By : Kimi Raikkonen

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They very seldom let me lose my cool. They made me like I was Polly Perfect, which was ridiculous so that when I bump into kids on the street they'd say 'I wish my Mom were like you.'

By : Charlotte Rae

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Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next.

By : Gilda Radner

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I'm getting better now, but I used to be incredibly awkward with girls. I think any guy who says 'I've never had an awkward moment with a girl' is a liar.

By : Daniel Radcliffe

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The right moment wears a full head of hair: when it has been missed, you can't get it back

By : Francois Rabelais

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Last week I did a piece for Style on advice to Laura Bush about how to help her husband. This week it's religion. It just depends on what I find interesting at the moment.

By : Sally Quinn

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Before I was a mom I used to think that parents who worried about their kids watching MTV were just clueless. Now that I'm a mom, I see what the fuss was all about!

By : Martha Quinn

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There have been only rare moments in history where individual histories were able to run their course without wars or revolutions.

By : Raymond Queneau

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The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.

By : Pythagoras

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To see the world for a moment as something rich and strange is the private reward of many a discovery.

By : Edward M. Purcell

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It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body.

By : Marcel Proust

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The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.

By : Marcel Proust

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There came a moment in my life when I realized that I had stepped into another part of my life. I used to walk into a room full of people and think, do they like me? And one day I walk in and I thought, do I like them?

By : Victoria Principal

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I aimed at the Archduke. I do not remember what I thought at that moment.

By : Gavrilo Princip

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For most entertainers, there is a single experience, one defining moment, when confidence replaces the self-doubt that most of us wrestle with.

By : Charley Pride

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If you're writing a book that takes place in New York in the moment, you can't not write about 9-11

By : Richard Price

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I had been inspired by an organ player named Earl Grant, who played organ and piano together. My mom took me to see him. So I went home, put my piano and organ together, too.

By : Billy Preston

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Why can't we, with a more intelligent policy, actually have houses that are affordable, built at higher densities than they are at the moment and built on brownfield sites.

By : John Prescott

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The greatest thing is, at any moment, to be willing to give up who we are in order to become all that we can be.

By : Max de Pree

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My Mom said she learned how to swim when someone took her out in the lake and threw her off the boat. I said, 'Mom, they weren't trying to teach you how to swim.'

By : Paula Poundstone

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When I was in nursery school, the teachers asked me, y'know, 'What does your dad do for a living?' So I said 'He helps women get pregnant!' They called my mom and they were like, 'What exactly does your husband do?'

By : Natalie Portman

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Franklin Roosevelt had to govern at a time of crisis. If you're going to make changes in the way a nation thinks, you have to have the ability to take the crisis of the moment and use it to shape an agenda.

By : Pete du Pont

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I am moreover inclined to be concise when I reflect on the constant occupation of the citizens in public and private affairs, so that in their few leisure moments they may read and understand as much as possible.

By : Marcus V. Pollio

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My mom died of cancer when I was really young. I'm not someone who tries to work out their own stuff with a role, but I think that happened despite my best efforts to keep myself separate from it.

By : Sarah Polley

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