"My mom started smoking when she was 11. She went to the hill next door to try her first cigarette. She set the entire hill on fire, but it didn't deter her."
"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."Loni Anderson 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."Loni Anderson on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Loni Anderson on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Loni Anderson 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."Loni Anderson on Pablo Picasso
"It's amazing to me that young people will still pick up a cigarette."
"My dad had emphysema and both of my parents had chronic bronchitis and ended up with cancers - all smoking related."
"I have an education degree from the University of Minnesota, and I was a teacher for about a minute."
"I've been working with the National Lung Health Education Program to raise awareness about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease."
"If somebody invented cigarettes today, the government would not legalize them."