"My mom is like this hard-core, liberal feminist. She's a professor in Boston, and she's been teaching women's studies for 30 years and international politics."
"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."Eliza Dushku 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."Eliza Dushku on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Eliza Dushku on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Eliza Dushku 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."Eliza Dushku on Pablo Picasso
"There is definitely something sexy about a girl with an attitude and a pair of leather pants."
"When you get to your mid-20s, you start to feel responsibilities for the things that you do and the people around you. It's a cool age."
"Each year, I say I'm going to go to school next year. It's inevitable that I'll end up getting my education."
"I wanted to be a political science professor and go to school in Boston. I never wanted to be a big, famous movie star and TV star. It kind of found me."
"Go big or go home. Because it's true. What do you have to lose?"