- COLUMBUS' MOTHER:
"I don't care what you've discovered, you still could have written!"
- MICHELANGELO'S MOTHER:
"Can't you paint on walls like other children? Do you have any idea how hard it is to get that stuff off the ceiling?"
- NAPOLEON'S MOTHER:
"All right, if you aren't hiding your report card inside your jacket, take your hand out of there and show me."
- ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S MOTHER:
- "There are no such things as strangers, only friends we haven't met yet."
- "Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away - and leaves behind only silence."
- "You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can by trying to get other people interested in you."