Mothers Quotes

The American mindset, it’s like 99 percent female custody. My expectation is to say, “Look, we ain’t gonna be playing these little games.”

You can’t be the dad who takes your kid out after your wife has said, ‘No ice cream,’ buys the ice cream, and says, ‘Don’t tell your mother.’ You teach the child to lie — and to disrespect the other parent. We learned early on that we needed to be united, even if we disagreed, […]

My father was an actor. My mother had been an actress and she was a writer. I used to go to the studios where he was working. I used to go to theaters where he was rehearsing. It was all around me.

My mother was depressed. She was very sad. She had lost her mother when she was nine. She had really grown up in difficult circumstances. And I felt as a kid growing up there was no greater joy in my life than to sit with my mother — and it gives me chills to think […]

I wanted to be a mother. Ever since I was a child I loved babies, and when I was grown up I was going to have lots of babies.

I did promise my mother, at some point before I die, I told her that I would go and do a play. So I’m gonna deliver on that promise at some point.

I refuse to admit I’m more than fifty-two, even if that does make my sons illegitimate.