"My mom was a Democrat and I was scared to death that she was gonna blow it. First I was going to hell with Monroe, and now to Republican hell with Nixon."
"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."Tommy Rettig 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."Tommy Rettig on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Tommy Rettig on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Tommy Rettig 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."Tommy Rettig on Pablo Picasso