"I'm a lioness. I have four cubs. I'm a mom. I want to take care of my kids and protect them."
"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."Heidi Klum 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."Heidi Klum on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Heidi Klum on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Heidi Klum 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."Heidi Klum on Pablo Picasso
"I can't look in the mirror and look at fake things. I just can't. I'd rather age."
"Well, I was already so happy being chosen to do the issue itself, that when I got on the cover, it was even more of a surprise and even more amazing to me."
"In my job, people tell you that all the time: 'This shoot was great. You look amazing.' But you never know what they say when you turn away."
"I have the best husband in the world. He's very involved."
"I think if you give your best as a parent, then that's all you can do."