"I'm really happy to be a mom, and I'm proud of the phase I'm in."
"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."Liz Phair 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."Liz Phair on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Liz Phair on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Liz Phair 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."Liz Phair on Pablo Picasso
"I wear clothes that most people in the Midwest would probably deem inappropriate at my age. And I rock a bikini all summer long. I know that it's not normal, but I just don't care. I live once."
"I've lost touch with a lot of that boutique-type music just because of my age, and raising my son and the multiple jobs I have at this point."
"The other day I was reading a blog and I linked over to Streisand's Web site, and it was amazing politically. She's so insightful and incisive. And she also says whatever she wants."
"I was trying to break out of the suburbs, and when I did break out, I don't think I took my whole self with me - I think I played a role of being too cool and hip."
"You have to do what you need to do as an artist. You have to have that courage."
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