"I look up to my mom. She's a beautiful woman."
"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."Leighton Meester 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."Leighton Meester on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Leighton Meester on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Leighton Meester 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."Leighton Meester on Pablo Picasso
"I feel more mature than most people my age."
"I'm so accustomed to being alone."
"I'm a grown woman and sometimes, I might be a little fat, you know? Am I alone there? Not really."
"Singing really is acting. In a lot of ways, it's much more personal. I love music, and being able to work on that is amazing."
"I really like to be able to have variety and to try different things - that's the beauty of fashion."