5 life lessons from famous TV mothers

How can we ever really repay our mothers? They’ve been there for us throughout our lives. They’ve made us laugh, comforted us, and supported us through life’s ups and downs. There are many words of wisdom our mothers have given us that we can apply to our personal and work lives. In addition to our real life moms, there are many mothers from television whom we’ve grown up with and who have inspired us along the way. In honor of Mother’s Day, here are five famous TV moms and the life lessons they’ve given us.

“The Dick Van Dyke Show

“I realize you have to do what you think is right. I wouldn’t respect you if you let yourself get pushed around by anyone, including me.” – Laura Petrie, played by Mary Tyler Moore

“Family Guy”

“Ya know, I wanted us to live in a place with real family values, but values don’t come from where you live or who your friends are. They come from inside, from your own beliefs.” – Lois Griffin, voiced by Alex Borstein

“Malcolm in the Middle”

“There’s nothing wrong with being smart. There’s nothing wrong with being cut from the herd, either. It makes you the one buffalo who isn’t there when the Indians run the rest of them off the cliff.” – Lois Wilkerson, played by Jane Kaczmarek

“The Cosby Show”

“Theo, we never said become a doctor, become a lawyer, we say go to school, we say study, we say become something.” – Clair Huxtable, played by Phylicia Rashad

“Everybody Loves Raymond”

“You know, actually, this could be a good lesson for me. To learn to be content with what is and not hope for what could be.” – Marie Barone, played by Doris Roberts

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