"My mother and my grandmother are pioneers of Mexican cuisine in this country, so I grew up in the kitchen. My mom, Zarela Martinez, was by far my biggest influence and inspiration - and toughest critic."
"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."Aaron Sanchez 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."Aaron Sanchez on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Aaron Sanchez on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Aaron Sanchez 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."Aaron Sanchez on Pablo Picasso
"Latin food suffers like Chinese. You can do marginal Chinese and be successful. You can do crappy Mexican and be packed."