The statements from famous people’s mothers were based upon some attribute or action from that person from their mother’s point of view. You are invited to add famous people and answer as a mother would, and send them to, firstname.lastname@example.org. They will be added if appropriate, and acknowledged as your contribution, free of charge to this list.
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What did Thomas Edison’s mother say to him? I don’t care what you invented, shut the light and go to bed!
What did Ponce de Leon’s mother say to him? You’re going to Florida and you’re not taking me?
What did Henry Ford’s mother say to him? So you created the production line, you’ll create a traffic jam!