"I always wanted to be a mom."
"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."Kate Hudson 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."Kate Hudson on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Kate Hudson on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Kate Hudson 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."Kate Hudson on Pablo Picasso
"I auditioned on my own. I tried to make a mark for myself without anybody's help, not even Mom's."
"Do you know what a blessing it is to make movies that make people happy?"
"I'm not a big fan of romantic comedies, believe it or not."
"I talked to ex-wives of musicians of the '70s for research. They're the funniest people in the world, yet there is this sad, beautiful thing in their eyes that says they've seen more than they could ever possibly tell you."