Short Quotes

  • 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:
    “Again with the stovepipe hat? Can’t you just wear a baseball cap like the other kids?”
  • MARY’S MOTHER:
    “I’m not upset that your lamb followed you to school, but I would like to know how he got a better grade than you.”
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON’S MOTHER:
    “The next time I catch you throwing money across the Potomac, you can kiss your allowance good-bye!”
  • THOMAS EDISON’S MOTHER:
    “Of course I’m proud that you invented the electric light bulb. Now turn it