"I was worried about my mom more than I was worried about the president. And then I was worried about the president, and then I was worried about myself."
"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."Monica Lewinsky 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."Monica Lewinsky on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Monica Lewinsky on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Monica Lewinsky 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."Monica Lewinsky on Pablo Picasso
"I'd be lying if I said I wasn't angry some days. But I really have worked hard to put a lot of the anger and disappointment in the past."
"So I think it's - what was important to me is that I found that I can't change the fact that people already have made an opinion about me. But I don't think that should stop me from trying to correct some of the misperceptions that are out there."
"Getting and keeping my immunity became very important to me. For I needed to take care of myself and my family. No one else was worried about me."
"So it was sort of an odd time because I had been hired, but my paperwork hadn't gone through. So I worked as an intern during the government shutdown, as an intern, but I already had a job."
"He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn't. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied."