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My mother was a... My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It's just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.
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My mother was a... My mother was a public school teacher in Virginia, and we didn't have any money, we just survived on happiness, on being a happy family.
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My mother was a... My mother was a reader, and she read to us. She read us Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde when I was six and my brother was eight; I never forgot it.
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My mother was a... My mother was a Sunday school teacher. So I am a byproduct of prayer. My mom just kept on praying for her son.
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My mother was a... My mother was a teacher, and when she wanted to show me art and literature and science, she'd take me to museums, parks and free exhibitions.
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My mother was a... My mother was a teacher for 40 years. She was part of the United Teachers of New Orleans.
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My mother was a... My mother was a very, very funny, outrageous, outspoken person, and she never edited me. Her whole thing in my life was if anybody had a problem with me, tell them to go to hell.
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My mother was against... My mother was against me being an actress - until I introduced her to Frank Sinatra.
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My mother was an... My mother was an elementary school teacher for 35 years and taught at the Nixon School in New Jersey. I was raised as a very liberal Democrat, and she was protesting Nixon when he was in office.
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My mother was an... My mother was an English teacher who decided to become a math teacher, and she used me as a guinea pig at home. My father had been a math teacher and then went to work at a steel mill because, frankly, he could make more money doing that.Freeman A.
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My mother was born... My mother was born in Baltimore, and before her marriage, she was an artist and teacher of art.J.
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My mother was born... My mother was born on a tiny farm in County Mayo. She was meant to stay at home and look after the farm while her brother and sister got an education. However, she came to England on a visit and never went back.
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My mother was in... My mother was in the Army Reserve for six years. She taught me the importance of following rules, finishing what I start, never giving up, leadership skills, teamwork, staying positive, motivated and how to pack the military way when I'm traveling!
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My mother was keen... My mother was keen that I complete my graduation and never ever wanted me to be in the movies, as my father had made five films that lost money. One of the films he made was 'Agneepath,' which was hugely hyped but underwhelming at the box office, and I remember that my dad had to sell my grandmother's flat to pay off the loan.
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My mother was told... My mother was told she couldn't go to medical school because she was a woman and a Jew. So she became a teacher in the New York City public school system.
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My mother was very... My mother was very funny. My dad had a great sense of humor. My grandmother, too.
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My mother would give... My mother would give my brothers and me a pile of catalogues and let us pick what we wanted for Christmas.
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My mother, I suppose,... My mother, I suppose, is still a main figure in my life because her life was so sad and unfair, and she so brave, but also because she was determined to make me into the Sunday-school-recitation little girl I was, from the age of seven or so, fighting not to be.
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My mother, oddly enough,... My mother, oddly enough, really wanted to pursue a career in law, but at the time, she had children and was working as a teacher.
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My mother, she had... My mother, she had a very good attitude toward money. I'm very grateful for the fact that we had to learn to save. I used to get like 50 pence a week, and I'd save it for like five months. And then I'd spend it on Christmas presents. I'd save up like eight pounds. It's nothing, but we did that.
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My mother… she is... My mother… she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.
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My mother-in-law has come... My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running. This year we're having a change. We're going to let her in.
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My mother's death brought... My mother's death brought me to my knees. She was my hero, my role model, my very best friend. I spoke to her every single day of my life. I really tried hard when I grew up to make her proud of me.
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My mother's face floated... My mother's face floated to mind, a pale, reproachful moon, at her last and first visit to the asylum since my twentieth birthday. A daughter in an asylum! I had done that to her. Still, she had obviously decided to forgive me.
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My mother's not a... My mother's not a political person. She just doesn't want me to be mean... sometimes I have to be mean. It's like a parent or a teacher. Sometimes for the good of everybody you have to be a little bit strong, a little bit confrontational.
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My mother's openness has... My mother's openness has remained inspiring to me. I strive to be a skeptic, in the best sense of that word: I question everything, and yet I'm open to everything. And I don't have immovable beliefs. My values shift and grow with my experiences - and as my context changes, so does what I believe.
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Necessity is the mother... Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
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Neither my mom nor... Neither my mom nor my dad ever bought me any comic books. Certainly not for Christmas. I suspect that doing so would have violated the Parents' Code.
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Of course, my mom... Of course, my mom is my biggest and loudest cheerleader, and my family and friends are happy for me, but I'm still just Angie, not Angie-the-author-with-this-hyped-up-book. I appreciate that.
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Only mothers can think... Only mothers can think of the future - because they give birth to it in their children.
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Our mothers always remain... Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met.
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Poverty is the mother... Poverty is the mother of crime.
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The art of mothering... The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.
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The heart of a... The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
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The love of a... The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
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The mother of excess... The mother of excess is not joy but joylessness.
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The mother's heart is... The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
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The only show my... The only show my mother could afford to take me to when I was growing up was 'Cats', for my birthday.
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To me, full-time mothering... To me, full-time mothering felt like way too much and yet not nearly enough. Lost in a landslide of diapers, birthday parties, and others' needs, I ached to reestablish myself.
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To support mother and... To support mother and father, to cherish wife and child and to have a simple livelihood; this is the good luck.
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We should honor Mother... We should honor Mother Earth with gratitude; otherwise our spirituality may become hypocritical.
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When my mother had... When my mother had to get dinner for 8 she'd just make enough for 16 and only serve half.
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When my mother took... When my mother took her turn to sit in a gown at her graduation, she thought she only had two career options: nursing and teaching. She raised me and my sister to believe that we could do anything, and we believed her.
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When my stepmother had... When my stepmother had my sister, Katharine Hepburn dropped by to say hello. She came with George Cukor, who wasn't a star, but he was a famous director. He was also my grandmother's best friend, so I knew him well as a kid. But when George showed up with Katharine Hepburn, I was utterly star struck.
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When you are a... When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
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When your mother asks,... When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it's a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.
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Why, on my mother's... Why, on my mother's birthday, am I thinking about 'Father Knows Best?' At our house, mother knew best at least as often as father did, but then the title of the old sitcom, a homogenized portrait of American family life, was meant to be slightly sardonic.
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You are the mother,... You are the mother, the father, the sister, the brother, the teacher and the guide for the soul that has been placed in your trust.
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Your mother died to... Your mother died to save you. If there is one thing Voldemort cannot understand, it is love. Love as powerful as your mother's for you leaves it's own mark. To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever. 
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