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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 'It’s still the best game in town because you don’t have to be big to play, and everybody plays. Even your grandmother probably played baseball.' Quote Right
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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 Any great truth can -- and eventually will -- be expressed as a cliche -- a cliche is a sure and certain way to dilute an idea. For instance, my grandmother used to say, 'The black cat is always the last one off the fence.' I have no idea what she meant, but at one time, it was undoubtedly true. Quote Right
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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 A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt. Quote Right
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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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Quote Left My grandmother passed away from cancer, so this is a great opportunity to honor her. You just don't want to forget people. Quote Right
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Quote Left LESTER: I had always heard your entire life flashes in front of your eyes the second before you die. First of all, that one second isn't a second at all, it stretches on forever, like an ocean of time... For me, it was lying on my back at Boy Scout camp, watching falling stars... And yellow leaves, from the maple trees, that lined my street... Or my grandmother's hands, and the way her skin seemed like paper... And the first time I saw my cousin Tony's brand new Firebird... And Janie... And... Carolyn.I guess I could be pretty pissed off about what happened to me... but it's hard to stay mad, when there's so much beauty in the world. Sometimes I feel like I'm seeing it all at once, and it's too much, my heart fills up like a balloon that's about to burst......and then I remember to relax, and stop trying to hold on to it, and then it flows through me like rain and I can't feel anything but gratitude for every single moment of my stupid little life... You have no idea what I'm talking about, I'm sure. But don't worry... You will someday. Quote Right
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Quote Left My grandmother was a very tough woman. She buried three husbands and two of them were just napping. Quote Right
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Quote Left I repeat, sir, that in whatever position you place a woman she is an ornament to society and a treasure to the world. As a sweetheart, she has few equals and no superiors; as a cousin, she is convenient; as a wealthy grandmother with an incurable distemper, she is precious; as a wet-nurse, she has no equal among men. What, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce. Quote Right
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Quote Left The suburban housewife -- she was the dream image of the young American women and the envy, it was said, of women all over the world. The American housewife -- freed by science and labor-saving appliances from the drudgery, the dangers of childbirth, and the illnesses of her grandmother had found true feminine fulfillment. Quote Right
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Quote Left My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. Quote Right
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Quote Left My Grandmother is over eighty and still doesn't need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle. Quote Right
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Quote Left My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-five now, and we don't know where the hell she is Quote Right
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Quote Left My Grandmother is over eighty and still doesn't need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle Quote Right
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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
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Quote Left My great-grandfather used to say to his wife, my great-grandmother, who in turn told her daughter, my grandmother, who repeated it to her daughter, my mother, who used to remind her daughter, my own sister, that to talk well and eloquently was a very great art, but that an equally great one was to know the right moment to stop. Quote Right
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Quote Left I thank God, Jesus, and my Grandmother for being able to support myself and my family. Quote Right
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Quote Left And I have to tell you as a grandmother, I worry about the fact that my grandchildren are going to be paying for all the spending, including military spending, that has gone on and the tax cuts that have come through. Quote Right
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Quote Left Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother. Quote Right
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