Quotations About / On: MOM
My mom is my queen and my dad deserves forgiveness.
My own brother a goddamn shit-sucking vampire. You wait 'til Mom finds out, buddy.
(Jeffrey Boam (b. 1949), U.S. screenwriter, and Joel Schumacher. Sam (Corey Haim), The Lost Boys, after his brother reveals he is a vampire (1987).)
I know how to do anythingI'm a mom.
(Roseanne Barr Arnold (20th century), U.S. actoress and comedian. The Last Word, ed. Carolyn Warner, ch. 1 (1992).)
my banana bread brings all the boys to the yard
and they're like
'It's better than moms! ' damn right, it's better than moms.
i'd teach you
but i hate that song
An innocent boy leaving the lap of mom
(Taken from the poem 'A Strange Boy' belonging to his book 'Pranoyer Prathom Pap'.)
opened his fearful eyes in the war-trodden world,
and asked in a depressed voice, 'Where have I come? '
I told him the name of the earth.
The boy looked at the corners of the earth
and with wonder and pain, seeing the towns and paths
full of corpses and heart-rending bloods
he further said,
'Tell me how man lives in this hell.'
I said to him, 'Oh, it's a shame!
Where is man in this hell? '
Behold, the pain of mother Earth is aching the heart of man
(Taken from my poem written on Earth Day)
How can a man stay numb today in this payback-to-mom game?
Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom's. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.
(Nelson Algren (1909-1981), U.S. author. Quoted in Newsweek (New York, July 2, 1956).)
The most important thing in my father's life? World peace. Me and my brother. My mom.
(Sean Taro Ono Lennon (b. 1975). Interview, January 21, 1988, in Andrew Solt and Sam Egan, Imagine: John Lennon (1988).)