"I had a non-existent knowledge of Queen Victoria's early years. Like everyone else, I thought of her as an old lady dressed in black. My mom had told me about her, though, that she had a very loving relationship with Albert, that they had lots of kids, and that he died young."
"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."Emily Blunt 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."Emily Blunt on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Emily Blunt on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Emily Blunt 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."Emily Blunt on Pablo Picasso
"People quit on jobs. They quit on marriages. They quit on school. There's an immediacy of this day and age that doesn't lend itself to being committed to anything."
"I used to look like a deer in headlights on the red carpet. You step out of the car and it's bedlam. Everyone's got crazy eyes."
"It's always a little mind-boggling to realize that these famous actors know who I am."
"When you're in love, you're so happy that you want to tell people about it. But now I have to censor myself. You need to protect the happiness you have."
"I'm on a health kick! I'm drawn to cheeseburgers, so I've got to just try and keep it on an even keel."
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