Songs My Mother Taught Me by Marlon BrandoOh I am a big Marlon Brando fan but hes always been such a mystery to me. And for a long time knowing that there was a bio written by him was just enough. The thought of reading it one day was enough. But recently I decided that I had waited long enough. I needed to break the ice and really know this man.
Marlon Brando was something else. Close to fearless, conniving, even cruel but so complex. He had countless women fawning over him, but for some reason he never treated them all that well. Theres a lot of psychological issues that go into his issues with women, but I think these issues made him weary and never really allowed him to fall in love or open himself up completely.
He was ridiculously beautiful in his prime, dangerously charming and a man that was no stranger to getting what he wanted. He despised acting, the very thing that made the world fall in love with him, and in a way, he seemed to resent that love. A very complicated man indeed.
As a child he had a very troubled relationship with his father which would continue in his later years. He was man who adored his mother despite not being much of a mother to him in the first place. She might just be the only person he ever truly loved. Marlon Brando is no farce. Hes every inch of what the public see. Extremely witty , sarcastic and mysterious. Attributes that made him irresistible. He has always been rebellious. Examples come to mind when he rode a motorbike in school and got expelled. Yup. Figure Marlon Brando to do just that.
He talks about those affairs, friends and those he disliked, some more discreetly than others, but one thing he does not talk about are any of his wives and his children. I respect him for it.
Even when I think of his story I cant help but smile. He was a you - see - what - you - get and dont - fuck - with - me kind of guy. What makes this book so memorable is his distinctive voice. Marlon seems too look back on life with a lot of humour. Sure at times the bitterness creeps up in his voice but theres a lot of happiness, irony and good times there. He lived life the way he wanted to. Theres no denying that. He was one of the first actors who didnt compromise, who wasnt pushed around but stood his ground. He was a tough guy and a hell of a actor. That made him one heck of a commodity. Lets just say Marlon Brando is not a legend without reason.
75 Things My Mother Taught Me About Life
Thanks, Angel for making me laugh. I read this at the end of a very stressful day. It brought back many fine memories - our mothers just might be related. That was good Angel. The universal mothers language, Weve all heard most of them at one time or another.
As a kid, I used to dream of growing up and becoming an adult. My mother used to laugh at me and tell me to cherish my childhood. I, of course, did not listen. However, it wasn't until this year that I truly began to value all she taught me -- the year after I graduated college and became my own person. Suddenly, everything my mother taught me about life was coming back to me.
For this Mother's Day, which is Sunday, she shares her mother's wisdom. My mother, Ernestine Schaaf, grew up at E. College St. She was born in and her parents divorced in Her mother, a very proper British woman, found herself with four children and no husband at the age of For many years, my grandmother rented out the upstairs of the College Street house, which helped with income when money was scarce. My mother went to Louisville Girls High School for four years.
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Reblogged this on atashiwagen's sweet world and commented: I feel like my mother is alive. Great advice from a good and noble mother. Sign up for the Thought Catalog Weekly and get the best stories from the week to your inbox every Friday. You may unsubscribe at any time. By subscribing, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Statement.