"I told my agents that I didn't want to go on the audition. But as that was happening I called my mom, who has been watching the show from the beginning, and my mom said, 'It's the coolest show. You have to go.'"
"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."Mary Lynn Rajskub 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."Mary Lynn Rajskub on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Mary Lynn Rajskub on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Mary Lynn Rajskub 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."Mary Lynn Rajskub on Pablo Picasso
"I like America. I think it's pretty cool."
"The more I get to do this character, the more I realize that she's not just annoying. It's that her strength is not interacting with people socially. She just doesn't have time because she has so much going on in her brain."