"Well, when I was a little girl we had 17 cats once. They all lived outside, and they kept having more kittens. My mom made us put little ribbons around each kitten's neck, put them in a wagon, and go door-to-door around the neighborhood to try to give them away."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Cheryl Hines on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Cheryl Hines on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Cheryl Hines on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Cheryl Hines on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."Cheryl Hines on Pablo Picasso
"For my birthday my husband learned to cook and is cooking one day a week for me. But he only likes to do fancy dishes. So we end up with weird, obscure things in the refrigerator."
"The things the writers have me doing on 'Suburgatory' are insane. I think they think it's easier to ask for forgiveness than permission."
"I understand a woman who validates herself by getting attention from the opposite sex. I have a friend who is that to a T... Doesn't mean she isn't a good person. That's a funny character to play."
"I was a little shocked at how adult some of the humor was, because I was never that into animation before and when I watched 'Shrek' I really laughed out loud."
"My mom is very Southern and she in real life says things like, 'If you've got it, flaunt it.'"
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