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My mother brought me magicians and witches, because I was very ugly, really revolting. So she thought somebody had put a
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"My mother brought me magicians and witches, because I was very ugly, really revolting. So she thought somebody had put a spell on me - this is the truth - so she made me drink some horrible terrifying potions, for year"

- Roberto Benigni

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Roberto Benigni's quote speaks to the power of a mom's love and her desire to go to any lengths to secure her kid. His mother believed that someone had put a spell on him, and so she looked for magicians and witches to assist her break the spell. She even made him consume "terrible scary potions" for years in an effort to secure him. This quote talks to the lengths a mother will go to protect her child, even if it means thinking in the supernatural. It also speaks with the power of a mother's love, as she was willing to do whatever it took to make certain her kid was safe and healthy. Eventually, this quote is a testament to the power of a mom's love and her willingness to do whatever it requires to secure her kid.

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Italy Flag This quote is written / told by Roberto Benigni somewhere between October 27, 1952 and today. He was a famous Actor from Italy. The author also have 9 other quotes.

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