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Grandmother Quotes | Quotes About Grandmother

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Quote Left Had I not had my grandmother, who dared to be my rainbow in the clouds, I would have been just another sexually abused barefoot black girl on the roads of Arkansas, Quote Right
by Maya Angelou | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see: or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read. Quote Right
by Alice Walker | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Time to plant tears, says the almanac. The grandmother sings to the marvellous stove and the child draws another inscrutable house. Quote Right
by Elizabeth Bishop | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left No woman is really an insider in the institutions fathered by masculine consciousness. When we allow ourselves to believe we are, we lose touch with parts of ourselves defined as unacceptable by that consciousness; with the vital toughness and visionary strength of the angry grandmothers, the fierce market women of the Ibo's Women's War, the marriage-resisting women silk workers of pre-Revolutionary China, the millions of widows, midwives, and the women healers tortured and burned as witches for three centuries in Europe. Quote Right
by Adrienne Rich | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left For a long time I found the celebrities of modern painting and poetry ridiculous. I loved absurd pictures, fanlights, stage scenery, mountebanks backcloths, inn-signs, cheap colored prints; unfashionable literature, church Latin, pornographic books badly spelt, grandmothers novels, fairy stories, little books for children, old operas, empty refrains, simple rhythms. Quote Right
by Arthur Rimbaud | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The word good has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man Quote Right
by G K Chesterton | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Politic man ordained Imagination as the fateful sin. Grandmother and her basketful of pears Must be the crux for our compendia. Quote Right
by Wallace Stevens | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left To reform a man, you must begin with his grandmother. Quote Right
by Victor Hugo | ...go to quote |
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