A Tribute to Moms: Famous words of wisdom

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With Mother’s Day this Sunday, we thought it would be a good opportunity to reflect on the wise words given to us from famous TV and movie Moms. Here are just a few of the priceless insights we have received over the years.

What is your favorite Mom quote?

Maria Portokalos — My Big Fat Greek Wedding (Lainie Kazan)

“Let me tell you something, Toula. The man is the head, but the woman is the neck. And she can turn the head any way she wants.”

Brenda MacGuff — Juno (Allison Janney)

“Well, honey, doctors are sadists who like to play God and watch lesser people scream…”

Claire Huxtable — The Cosby Show (Phylicia Rashad)

“New rule in this house starting now! Nobody’s to touch anybody anywhere with anything for the rest of their lives!”

Jack Butler — Mr. Mom (Michael Keaton)

“Honey if you call and I’m not home I’ll be at the gym or the gun club.”

Roseanne ConnorRoseanne (Roseanne Barr)

“The only thing I’ve ever wanted for my kids is that they’re happy… and that they’re out of the house. And I tell you what– happy ain’t even that important.”

Helen Parr — The Incredibles (Holly Hunter)

“Put these on. Your identity is your most valuable possession. Protect it. And if anything goes wrong, use your powers.”

Nancy Botwin — Weeds (Mary Louise Parker)

“I’m not a dealer, I’m a mother who happens to distribute illegal products through a sham bakery set up by my ethically questionable CPA and his crooked lawyer friend.”

Karen — Love Actually (Emma Thompson)

“Get a grip, people hate sissies. No-one’s ever gonna shag you if you cry all the time.”

Mrs. Gump — Forrest Gump (Sally Field)

“Life’s a box of chocolates, Forrest. You never know what you’re gonna get.”

“Remember what I told you, Forrest. You’re no different than anybody else is. Did you hear what I said, Forrest? You’re the same as everybody else. You are no different.”

“What’s normal anyways?”

Dorothy Boyd —Jerry Maguire (Renee Zellweger)

“Maybe love shouldn’t be such hard work.”

Marge Simpson — The Simpsons Movie (Julie Kavner)

“Okay, here it goes. Homer, I’ve always stood up for you. When people point out your flaws, I always say, “Well, sometimes you have to stand back to appreciate a work of art.”

Mollie Jensen — Look Who’s Talking (Kirstie Alley)

“Well, you won’t find your father here. I really messed things up for you. I don’t want you to be upset, because I’m going to go out there and find you a daddy, and this time I’m going to be smart about it. I’m not going to go for some handsome guy just because I’m in love with him. You’re the only thing that matters to me, and I’m going to go out there and I’m going to get you the best daddy there is.”

Mrs. George — Mean Girls (Amy Poehler)

“There are NO rules in the house. I’m not like a *regular* mom, I’m a *cool* mom.”

Prymatt Conehead – The Coneheads (Jane Curtain)

“You know Connie, I read in a magazine that you can talk to me about anything.”

Mrs. Parker — A Christmas Story (Melinda Dillon)

“Be a good boy. Show mommy how the piggies eat!”

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