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Mama Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Mama

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Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

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My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you
before you can move on.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood,
the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
- Coretta Scott King

My mama always used to tell me: 'If you can't find somethin' to live for,
you best find somethin' to die for.'
- Tupac Shakur

 

But Patsy, she was a great, great girl.
And Brenda Lee is a wonderful person,
and her mama Grace.
I've known those folks for years and years and years.
- Mel Tillis

Mama tried to save us from the streets,
but the streets were too strong.
- Barry White

Rock 'n' roll offered me a platform to speak what I felt.
It also offered me a platform to support my mama and
my brothers and sisters -
twelve children.
- Little Richard

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Mama is slowly getting better.
So many people are so fond of her.
- Rocco DiSpirito

Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to 'jump at the sun.'
We might not land on the sun,
but at least we would get off the ground.
- Zora Neale Hurston

AUM, the most primordial human sound -
and the sound most connected to Spirit,
is pronounced in these three parts:
A (as in mama) - a throat sound
that vibrates in the abdomen - signifies waking.
U (as in who) - a tongue sound
that vibrates in the chest - signifies dreaming.
M (as in mama) - a lip sound
that vibrates in the head - signifies sleeping.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If my mama and daddy would've stayed together,
one of them would've been dead, and the other would
have been locked up for it.
- Trick Daddy

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion,
love and fearlessness.
If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
- Stevie Wonder

I've dated the sweet mama's boy, the musician rocker,
the struggling artist - basically a lot of people without jobs.
- Alyssa Milano

I know if mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy.
- Jeff Foxworthy

I remember li'l ol' Hank Jr.
- he was just a baby back in them days,
you know - but he used to hang around.
His mama would bring him around.
He was just a natural.
- Mel Tillis

We know how powerful our mother was when we were little,
but is our wife that powerful to us now? Must we relive
our great deed of escape from Mama with every other woman in our life?
- Frank Pittman

You loan your friend money.
You see them again, they don't say nothin' 'bout the money.
'Hi, how ya doin'? How's ya mama doing?' Man,
how's my money doin'?
- Chris Tucker

Maybe I should quit the business.
There's no one left for me to love.
Mama's dead.
Mr. Burns couldn't care less about me.
What's left?
- Bobby Darin

When I was about seven, I started touring the globe
as part of New York's La MaMa theater company -
without my parents!
- Diane Lane

I know Mama Rose is a great role and I love having a chance to do it.
- Bernadette Peters

I've just built a studio in my mama's old bedroom,
which I thought was fitting; she died last year.
We've recorded nine songs recorded in there already;
we're sort of just chipping away.
- Stephen Stills

My role in the Mamas and Papas was basically just to sing.
- Cass Elliot

If you listen to the left track on their album,
if you get The Best of the Mamas and Papas,
you listen to the left track, you can still hear a little bit of my voice.
My son discovered that once.
- Barry McGuire

Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
- John Wooden

I have spent many years of my life in opposition,
and I rather like the role.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A woman must combine the role of mother,
wife and politician.
- Emma Bonino

Women's natural role is to be a pillar of the family.
- Grace Kelly

I give thanks for everything that has occurred
to bring me to this moment in time.
Every event that has ever occurred in my life
has played a crucial role in delivering me to this instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A corporation's primary goal is to make money.
Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of
that money and give it to others.
- Larry Ellison

The function of the press in society is to inform,
but its role in society is to make money.
- A. J. Liebling

America has a critical role to play as the most powerful
member of the world community.
- Adam Schiff

The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say,
but what we are unable to say.
- Anais Nin

When I choose a role it's either because I recognise the man,
or that I'm very curious to know him.
If I neither recognise nor know him,
then it is better that I don't play him.
- Ben Kingsley

Don't know about a cabaret act right now,
would actually prefer a role in a broadway musical.
- Julia Barr

Government has a role as well in what is referred to
as redistributive justice.
- William Weld

I have no acting technique I act instinctively.
That's why I can't play any role that isn't based on something in my life.
- Ethel Waters

I played the best role I've ever seen on TV or film in the last five years.
It was hugely gratifying.
- Sherry Stringfield

When I played Robin Hood, I knew the great role was
Alan Rickman's and it didn't bother me.
I always think that leading actors should be called
the best supporting actors.
- Kevin Costner

The role seemed to demand that I keep myself worked up to fever pitch,
so I took on the actual attributes of the horrible vampire,
Dracula.
- Bela Lugosi

You know, in playing a role like this,
you really want to get it right, because this is a
person who was revered by so many doctors,
women doctors especially.
- Mary Stuart Masterson

Mankind's role is to fulfil his heaven-sent purpose
through a sincere heart that is in harmony with all
creation and loves all things.
- Morihei Ueshiba

In the first State of the Union of his second term,
President Bush made clear to Americans tonight that
he is not going to play the role of a lame duck President.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

I would never play any role in anything that involves
the United Nations for obvious reasons.
- Kojo Annan

Up to that point I never really knew what my character would be expected to do,
and prior to accepting the job I had actually turned
down the role three times before finally giving in.
- Gil Gerard

As a university, we're not focused on bringing about huge reforms -
that's not our role.
- William P. Leahy

No, I like being a role model because I know how much
comfort my musical idols brought me.
- Shirley Manson

In Japanese art, space assumed a dominant role and
its position was strengthened by Zen concepts.
- Stephen Gardiner

Man's role is uncertain, undefined, and perhaps unnecessary.
- Margaret Mead

I don't have any specific role model.
I admire anyone who is strong, confident,
intelligent.
- Rita Mero

Even on the greatest teams, there's always one role player.
- Keith Olbermann

Canada is preparing to play a major role in the continued
stability and security of Afghanistan through ISAF.
- Paul Cellucci

It's always challenging to go into a role.
- Jay Hernandez

They asked if I was interested in a role as a large alien in a movie.
- Peter Mayhew

Honestly, I didn't know I was a role model.
- Treat Williams

I've deliberately tried to calm myself down because
eventually I want to be a good role model to my kids.
- Robbie Williams

It is not sex by itself that interests me,
but its particular role in American consciousness,
and in my own life.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Absent scandal, a federal judge can serve for decades on the bench,
underscoring the importance of appointing judges who
have a proper understanding of their constitutional role.
- Paul Weyrich

Sun's role in the grand scheme of development is to
work on the runtime environment and the APIs.
The tools we produce are much more for systems programmers,
not enterprise developers.
- John Fowler

So, to prepare for the role, I had to take music lessons,
talk to wives who had husbands overseas,
and carefully study the reactions and mannerisms of
a friend who was expecting.
- June Allyson

I'm not playing a role.
I'm being myself, whatever the hell that is.
- Bea Arthur

Just keep learning from the role and not just go for the money.
- Haley Joel Osment

Time plays a role in almost every decision.
And some decisions define your attitude about time.
- John Cale

The opposition may have the right to doubt every thing,
but for myself, I call on opposition to practice its
role within limits of objectively,
responsibility and country interests.
- Ali A. Saleh

My forte is playing drunks down the ages.
When my agent rings me about a role,
I don't ask what the part is,
but what century it's in.
- Johnny Vegas

Yeah, I wasn't chosen to be first.
I was just chosen to command that flight.
Circumstance put me in that particular role.
That wasn't planned by anyone.
- Neil Armstrong

There's a power in women being women.
There's a role for men, but we don't have to be men,
because we're women.
I think that representing that on television is a cool thing.
- Jenna Elfman

I believe that a parent's role is to provide a path
or opportunity for their children.
- David Soul

When you are developing a character you have to bring
so much of yourself to the role.
- Lori Loughlin

I literally felt like a freak, which is another aspect
of the role of Sally that I relate to:
total outsider.
- Kristen Johnston

You've got to respond to that and of course thinking
through the role of a left party in the modern world,
in the modern economy and society and having a policy response to that.
- Patricia Hewitt

I see my role in the Bonzos as being the straight man,
in many ways.
- Neil Innes


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