"In fact, my mom always told me because I was the daughter of an Army officer born overseas in Paris, France, that under the Constitution she believed that I could never run for president."
"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."Karen Hughes 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."Karen Hughes on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Karen Hughes on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Karen Hughes 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."Karen Hughes on Pablo Picasso
"The President has a wonderful sense of humor, which is one of the reasons it is so much fun to work for him."
"The travel and tourism industry, it's just a huge part of our economy."