Mom's Famous Child
 Mona Lisa's Mother: 'After all that money your father and I spent on your braces, is that the biggest smile you can give us?'  Columbus's Mother: 'I don't care what you've discovered, you still could have written me!'  Michelangelo' s' Mother: 'Can't you paint on walls like other children? Do you have any idea how hard it is to get that stuff off the ceiling?'  Napoleon's Mother: 'All right, if you aren't hiding your report card inside your jacket, take your hand out of there and show me.'  Abraham Lincoln's Mother: 'Again with the stovepipe hat? Can't you just wear a baseball cap like the other kids?'  Mary's Mother: ' I am not upset your lamb followed you to school, but I would like to know how he got a better grade than you.  Albert Einstein's Mother: 'But it is your senior picture. Can't you do something about your hair? Styling gel, mousse, something... ?'  George Washington's Mother: The next time I catch you throwing money across the Potomac, you can kiss your allowance good-bye.'  Jonah's Mother: 'That is a nice story. Now tell me where you have really been for the last three days.'  Thomas Edison's Mother: 'Of course I am proud that you invented the electric bulb. Now turn it off and get to bed.'