Top 40 Ma Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Ma Quotes from famous people such as, Chen Shui-bian, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Samin Nosrat, Vernon L. Smith, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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I remember when I was 11, I told my mom, ‘One day I’m going to buy you a house.’ And she said, ‘Boy, don’t you be making promises you can’t keep.’ I was like: ‘No, Ma, it’s not a promise. I’m going to buy you a house one day.’
I did business the same way President Lee did, and from what I read in the papers, the same way President Ma has done. But I have been charged for misuse and misappropriation. People need to learn at the most basic level that valid charges have not been brought against me.
Chen Shui-bian
Mary and Carrie and baby Grace and Ma had all had scarlet fever. The Nelsons across the creek had had it too, so there had been no one to help Pa and Laura.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
I’ve always joked that my food memoirs will be titled ‘Brutta ma Buona,’ the phrase Italians use to describe food that’s delicious but rustic-looking at best: ugly but good.
Samin Nosrat
After graduating in engineering I went to the University of Kansas to get an MA in economics as a vehicle for allowing me to decide if I wanted to continue in economics.
Vernon L. Smith
Of course Jack Ma was the guy who impressed me.
Masayoshi Son
Pa did not like a country so old and worn out that the hunting was poor. He wanted to go west. For two years he had wanted to go west and take a homestead, but Ma did not want to leave the settled country.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Ma did a play called ‘Entertaining Strangers’ when I was about 14, which totally changed my life, I loved it so much.
Finty Williams
The first night I met Yo-Yo Ma, I found him the most charming person I had ever met, and I was willing to follow him with the camera anywhere.
Morgan Neville
In the long winter evenings he talked to Ma about the Western country. In the West the land was level, and there were no trees. The grass grew thick and high.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
I seem to be able to go from part to part without being recognised, which I like. When I was little, I resented it with every fibre of my being when Ma was recognised. Another way of looking at celebrity, though, is it’s being famous for being brilliant at something.
Rachael Stirling
Even if you overcome a tremendous challenge and feel the personal victory, it’s simply not powerful enough. It may activate your left brain, which says, ‘I have achieved,’ but it will not activate your more social right brain, which desperately desires to say, ‘Look, Ma, I did it!’
Brendon Burchard
Under my real name, Pepe Sosa, I recorded ‘El Mundo’ by Jimmy Fontana and ‘Ma Vie’ by Alain Barrier.
Jose Jose
Growing up, I can remember singing along with my ma all of the time. I wouldn’t say she necessarily ‘taught’ me how to sing, but she was definitely the first person to inspire me to sing and the first to intrigue me vocally. I’ve always had a natural ear for music, though.
Elliott Yamin
I’d love to do a play with Ma but I don’t know whether that’s like literally filling in your own grave and putting the gravestone on top.
Finty Williams
Ma Ying-jeou tends to use cross-strait policy as an election tool and a political tool, too, and my position is that we don’t use that as a political tool because that is an issue that is critical and essential to the interests of the Taiwanese people.
Tsai Ing-wen
Nobody wanted to believe Jack Ma.
Jack Ma
I was not one of those children hanging on Ma’s coat-tails following her round sets. I’d go to the theatre after school if she was working, but I didn’t even know what an agent was.
Rachael Stirling
No, my ma died nearly 20 years ago. I still miss her, and I still think about her a lot but the memories I have are warm, rather than melancholic or tinged with sadness.
Douglas Henshall
I looked her in the eye, and I told her, ‘Ma, I owe everything to you, and I couldn’t be who I am without you. You’re my No. 1 girl, and I’ll always love you.’ And I got to say my piece, I got to say goodbye to her – which was tough.
Buddy Valastro
My father thought Gandhi was a great man. I suppose subconsciously, consciously even, I was aware that I wanted to please him and Ma, so I thought doing something like ‘Gandhi’ would be phenomenal.
Richard Attenborough
Ma is my biggest critic. When she cleans my cupboard she keeps nagging me as to why I have 20 shoes or why my accessories don’t match my dresses. I just keep hiding things from her. There are times when I wonder why she can’t praise me like other mommies. But, in a way she is right and I like it when she corrects me.
Soha Ali Khan
When I started, I faced a lot of hardships. People used to call me a Rafi clone because I used to sing my favourite singer’s songs. Then ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ happened. It gave me a good break.
Sonu Nigam
I took an MA course in creative writing a couple of years back, and I was definitely in the bottom of the class.
Allan Guthrie
Maluma comes from my mom, my dad and my sister’s names. The first letters of my mom’s name are Ma, my dad’s is Lu, and my sister’s is Ma.
Obviously, modeling and acting are very different. With acting, there’s just so much more to explore on an intellectual, emotional, and physical level, especially with ‘Ma.’
Diana Silvers
If drama school was like doing a BA, coming to the Court was like an MA or a PhD.
Lesley Sharp
I first became aware of Lao Gan Ma chile crisp at a potluck baby shower in 2016, where a friend brought a bowl of chilled hand-pulled noodles that he tossed with black vinegar, soy sauce, sesame seeds, scallions and a ladleful of the sauce.
J. Kenji Lopez-Alt
In 1995, I proposed the Harvard Arts Medal. The idea was to celebrate the fact that, although it’s rare, Harvard men and women do go into the creative arts. Over the years we’ve had major, major figures, like Jack Lemmon, John Updike, Yo-Yo Ma, and Bonnie Raitt.
John Lithgow
I think I was probably an early teenager when I discovered Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey and a bunch of people that are on a long list of artists. They were important to me, especially as an early adolescent.
Madeleine Peyroux
Just like I gave Jack Ma and Alibaba the luxury of staying private for longer, I am now giving Arm the gift of being private. My only message to them now is take my investment and let’s go, go, go.
Masayoshi Son
I try to listen to over a hundred different songs a day

I try to listen to over a hundred different songs a day. I listen to every single thing. If you’re just listening to pop music, you’re just gonna make pop music. I listen to Adele, Yo Yo Ma, Gucci Mane.
Benny Blanco
I’ve got what my ma had, macular degeneration, which you get when you get old.
Judi Dench
I made it, Ma – Carnegie Hall. And I didn’t have to practice.
Alan King
Even the draft dodgers are not pursued and hounded. They are here on our streets, most of them… unless they are breaking Canadian laws .. are getting American dollars from Ma and Pa at home to spend here.
Gordon Sinclair
My passion for service came from my parents, and my community involvement began at a very young age, when I volunteered with the local Chamber of Commerce in Lowell, MA to help revitalize our city.
James Costos
I was born in Newton, MA. Graduated from Brown University in 2001 with honors in English as a playwright. I attended the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Center in Waterford, CT just after Brown. I moved to NYC in 2002 and was a professional… waiter, for 3 years.
John Krasinski
There are seven notes – Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Dha Ni no one is original in the world. We have to play around the notes and make our own stuff.
Anu Malik
My ma is from County Clare, so she’s a Munster fan, so she keeps sending me Munster jerseys all the time, trying to convert me to Munster.
My ma is an economist. My dad is a software engineer.
Suraj Sharma