My father had all kinds of instruments in the house that he would hide from my mother. He bought them through mail order!

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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

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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

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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

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I am scared of becoming a mother.

By : Liv Tyler

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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

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I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name.

By : Paula Poundstone

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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My mother used to go out on her own, and I used to have to keep a look out for my stepfather coming home.

By : Christine Keeler

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