"My mom was a great cook and great baker all her life."
"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."Mandy Patinkin 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."Mandy Patinkin on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Mandy Patinkin on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Mandy Patinkin 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."Mandy Patinkin on Pablo Picasso
"I'm active in PAX, which is a gun awareness organization. We treat gun safety as a public health issue."
"I'm an obsessive hiker and I do it every day for two hours and it really helps me when it comes to learning songs or scripts."
"Movies were a struggle for me - they didn't come easy."
"Isaac and I are going to Israel to ride for peace enviromental justice and a safer world for us all."
"I'm on the board of directors for Peace Now, which works tirelessly between the Palestinians and the Israelis to create peace in the Middle East and we've never been closer."