"Being a mother is hard and it wasn't a subject I ever studied."
"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."Ruby Wax 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."Ruby Wax on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Ruby Wax on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Ruby Wax 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."Ruby Wax on Pablo Picasso
"I'm a misplaced American, but don't know where I was misplaced."
"College atheletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil."
"I have to keep reminding myself that I am their mother. Sometimes we are sitting at home and I feel like we are waiting for our mom to come home."