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Watching a whole cluster of friends, and my own mother, die over quite a short space of time convinced me that purely materialist 'explanations' for our mysterious human existence simply won't do - on an intellectual level. A. N. Wilson

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By the grace of God, my parents were fantastic. We were a very normal family, and we have had a very middle-class Indian upbringing. We were never made to realise who we were or that my father and mother were huge stars - it was a very normal house, and I'd like my daughter to have the same thing. Abhishek Bachchan

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We were called 'Three Men Who, When Standing Side by Side, Have a Wingspan of Over Twelve Feet.' We had that name for a week or so. We were also called 'Are You My Mother?' for awhile. We went through a lot of really dumb band names - almost as dumb as Fountains of Wayne. Adam Schlesinger

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My mother taught me that it is important to be prepared for a last-minute polish. Aerin Lauder

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Looking feminine is important to me. My personal style is fairly traditional. I was definitely influenced by my mother, who always looks elegant, and by Estee's classic style; she was always in Givenchy or Ungaro. Aerin Lauder

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My mom has always been kind of my backbone. She keeps me strong. She is a mother, a friend. She is really everything to me. Aerin Lauder

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You could say that I am the Estee Lauder woman. I'm a working mother; time is valuable to me. I want a good product; I want quality. Aerin Lauder

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The only thing I want is to awaken all humans on the planet that we are living on Mother Earth. Afrika Bambaataa

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The legs that I have made are far more perfect than the ones nature would have given me - my mother's side of the family have awful legs. Aimee Mullins

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I've been performing since I was a child; my mother would have to pull me aside and tell me that I wasn't onstage. I was a cheerleader, president of choir, and in the school play. Aja Naomi King

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I come from a family of storytellers. Growing up, my father would make up these stories about how he and my mother met and fell in love, and my mother would tell me these elaborately visual stories of growing up as a kid in New York, and I was always so enrapt. Aja Naomi King

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I didn't have a mother; I had a mama. I measure other women by the stature of my mama. Al Green

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I grew up the son of a Seventh Day Adventist minister, so I was really close to the church and sang church music between sips at my bottle, you know? I sat on the piano bench next to my mother. She was the church organist, so that music is deeply inside of me. Al Jarreau

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The last time I heard real screaming in the theatre was when I went to see a movie I did years ago, called 'Wait Until Dark.' Now, my mother was the least emotional person on the planet, but when I got killed in the movie, she stood up and screamed, 'That's my son!' At Radio City Music Hall in New York! Alan Arkin

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We were all miners in our family. My father was a miner. My mother is a miner. These are miner's hands, but we were all artists, I suppose, really. But I was the first one who had the urge to express myself on paper rather than at the coalface. Alan Bennett

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My father died when I was young, and my mother, Ruth, went to work in an office selling theater and movie parties. She put me through private school, Horace Mann, in Riverdale. She sent me to camp so that I would learn to compete. She was a lioness, and I was her cub. Alan Furst

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I wrote out little mysteries in longhand, and my mother typed them out on an old Remington. Alan Furst

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My mother's sister was killed in a trolley car accident, so I was raised as one of eight with my sister and six male cousins. Alan King

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Everything my mother made had to cook for 80 hours, and when she made matzoh balls she didn't know fluffy. Everything sank. Alan King

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I just never saw my mother in any other room but the kitchen. There were always pots going. Alan King

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My mother kept the house clean and we ate good. I didn't know we were poor until I started giving interviews. Alan King

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May I share with you my earliest memory of a political row? It was with my mother, about the Queen - classic Freudian stuff, shrinks would say. I was eight, and refusing to watch the Queen's Christmas Day broadcast. Alastair Campbell

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Our logo for Lanvin is a mother and a daughter. I've always said, 'It's not a lion, and it's not a horse. It's a mother and a daughter.' I find the logo very emotional. Alber Elbaz

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My father was very sick around the time I was born. The doctors thought he wouldn't live. He did recover, but I don't remember him as very active. I do remember lots of schtick around the dinner table. Generally, he and my brothers and I were all laughing at the same thing my mother did not find funny, whatever that was. Albert Brooks

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When I was growing up, my mother taught me and my sisters to celebrate each other - there was no room in our household for negativity. She taught us to embrace each other, and this was empowering for us. She also taught us the value of celebrating our differences. Alek Wek

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My mother always has embedded in us that you guys rock in different ways, and to be able to celebrate that with each other is just beautiful. Alek Wek

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You could fancy what you'd like, but as a woman, my mother always raised us to believe in ourselves. I am very grateful that my mother brought me up that way. Alek Wek

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If my mother hadn't encouraged me, I would be nervous and feeling like I'm doing something wrong. Alek Wek

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For me, it always goes back to what my mother taught me and my sisters. That all women are beautiful, and we should embrace each other. Alek Wek

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If you can't be in awe of Mother Nature, there's something wrong with you. Alex Trebek

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