"In third grade, I was taking tap-dance lessons, and about six weeks before the recital I wanted to quit. My mom said, 'No, you're going to stay with it.' Well, I did it, and I was bad, too! But my parents never let their kids walk away from something because it was too hard."
"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."Rebecca Lobo 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."Rebecca Lobo on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Rebecca Lobo on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Rebecca Lobo 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."Rebecca Lobo on Pablo Picasso
"I think every time I go in a game, I have added something positive. I have gotten a rebound or made a defensive play. That is what I try to focus on."
"There's nothing masculine about being competitive. There's nothing masculine about trying to be the best at everything you do, nor is there anything wrong with it. I don't know why a female athlete has to defend her femininity just because she chooses to play sports."
"Ridiculous stuff happens when I travel."
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