Claire Meade is the mother of Daniel and Alexis and the ex-wife of deceased publishing mogul Bradford Meade.  Claire is a recovering alcoholic and murdered Meade's former lover.

Claire Meade Quotes

Claire: You do know I'm ordering the Veal Marsala and it's made with wine
Daniel: And the alcohol burns off
Claire: Then give me back the glass and set fire to me when I'm done

Alexis: I accidentally opened up a piece of Daniel's mail
Claire: Darling, given what we're dealing with I think Daniel is going to overlook that
Alexis: No he won't, it was a paternity test
Clarie: I don't understand
Alexis: Daniel isn't Daniel Jr's father... I am

Ugly Betty Quotes

We have to distract her, does anyone have a six foot hoagie?

Amanda [about Betty]

Wilhelmina: Who did you work, Shapiro?
Fabia: Fabia has had no work done
Wilhelmina: Please there's enough left over skin from your surgeries to make a bed for my cat