"I was born to a single mom and raised by her and my grandparents."
"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."Anthony Foxx 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."Anthony Foxx on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Anthony Foxx on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Anthony Foxx 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."Anthony Foxx on Pablo Picasso
"I think public service is a calling and you do it as long as the things that brought you into the office can continue getting you up in the morning and as long as there's still work to get done."