"I'm an actress and mom, and I probably don't have enough of an active spiritual life. And I don't know why people run around calling themselves by the names of religions when they don't actually practise them."
"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."Uma Thurman 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."Uma Thurman on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Uma Thurman on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Uma Thurman 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."Uma Thurman on Pablo Picasso
"So, you know, parenting is a very intimate and amazing experience and one of the best experiences of my life."
"Desperation is the perfume of the young actor. It's so satisfying to have gotten rid of it. If you keep smelling it, it can drive you crazy. In this business a lot of people go nuts, go eccentric, even end up dead from it. Not my plan."
"I don't feel famous."
"I was not particularly bright, I wasn't very athletic, I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking, I was just really weird as a kid."
"I've learned that every working mom is a superwoman."