"I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag, motherhood and the Bible. That's why people love me."
"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."Art Linkletter 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."Art Linkletter on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Art Linkletter on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Art Linkletter 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."Art Linkletter on Pablo Picasso
"My philosophy is to do the best you can for somebody. Help. It's not just what do you for yourself. It's how you treat people decently. The golden rule. There isn't big anything better than the golden rule. It's in every major religion in one language or another."
"I've learned it's always better to have a small percentage of a big success, than a hundred percent of nothing."
"In the Top 40, half the songs are secret messages to the teen world to drop out, turn on, and groove with the chemicals and light shows at discotheques."