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.
By : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth and someone tells a lie about you, don't fight it.
By : Whitney Houston
I've been writing about my boyhood, when I was a little kid back on my grandfather's farm where we didn't know about black widow spiders or all that stuff. But writing about that is so easy.
By : Kary Mullis
Since I'm a mother and a wife, I have to have passion or the frustration would win out. But I love managing people. The product is second to managing the people. And marketing to consumers is so challenging because it is evolving constantly.
By : Andrea Jung
I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name.
By : Paula Poundstone
My father wasn't a very good lawyer. He thought the law was sacred and something that was meant to help people. He didn't charge people like he should have... which is why I was allowed to play bars and strip joints when I was 14.
By : Max Weinberg
In my early years, my father was away as a soldier in the war. When he came back, work was very difficult to come by. Even though he was a highly skilled man, a maker of furniture, the payment for that work was very poor.
By : Trevor Nunn
That surely must be a concern to anyone who decides this drug must be given to stop transmissions, again from mother to child, which is extremely costly and must be taken into account.
By : Thabo Mbeki
My mother had a very difficult childhood, having seen her own mother kill herself. So she didn't always know how to be the nurturing mother that we all expect we should have.
By : Amy Tan
I lost my father was I 10 years old, and I always looked for a father. I missed my father very much.
By : Anthony Quinn