"Then you've got Georgetown, and I really just like everything about them. When I went down there with my mom, it really opened my eyes to what they were all about. I have to factor in what a school like that can do for me, even away from being a basketball player."
"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."Nerlens Noel 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."Nerlens Noel on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Nerlens Noel on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Nerlens Noel 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."Nerlens Noel on Pablo Picasso
"Anyone who knows me knows my mom, Dorcina, has to sign off on any decision and that she will play a major part in any decision."