"I was born in Texas and I lived there 'till I was 8. Then I moved to the Dominican Republic with my mom, lived there for two years and forgot every word of English I knew."
"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."Michelle Rodriguez 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."Michelle Rodriguez on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Michelle Rodriguez on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Michelle Rodriguez 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."Michelle Rodriguez on Pablo Picasso
"Going to car racing school was phenomenal."
"Basically I was a rebel growing up. I got kicked out of six schools. But I don't think that it makes you less of an intellect. You know, if you ever crave knowledge, there's always a library."
"The best part of making the movies... learning from the pros themselves."
"I use to watch like maybe three or four movies, five days out of the week. I was a movie buff, but I really didn't know what it was like behind the scenes, or the whole political process of it."