Quotes: grandmother

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  • Carole Bouquet
    Carole Bouquet
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    Acting is our job, not talking about it. In France, they know me like I belong to their family. I go somewhere and I feel like I'm sometimes the aunt, the grandmother, the mother, the sister. They all know me. But it's not supposed to be that way.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
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    Becoming a grandmother brought me back to the things I forgot to love. Nature. Playing. Seeing animals. A new way of looking. A rejuvenation. A cycle of life - things come back to you. The details.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
    Bill Cosby
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    In spite of the seven thousand books of expert advice, the right way to discipline a child is still a mystery to most fathers and... mothers. Only your grandmother and Ghengis Khan know how to do it.
  • Bob Balaban
    Bob Balaban
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    My dad was born in Chicago in 1908... his parents came from Russia. They settled in Chicago, where they lived in a little tiny grocery store with eight or nine children - in the backroom all together - and my grandmother got the idea to go into the movie business.
  • Bryan Batt
    Bryan Batt
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    My family's business was actually an amusement park in New Orleans. My grandfather had started that, and my grandmother was a dance maven in New Orleans. It was just the theatricality and the Mardi Gras and the pageantry that I fell in love with at an early age.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
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    My grandmother and my father always said I would end up as a missionary. Well, I feel like I am one now.
  • Billy Strayhorn
    Billy Strayhorn
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    My grandmother played the piano, and I used to toddle over there and pick out little things that sounded good to me.
  • Ellen DeGeneres
    Ellen DeGeneres
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    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.
  • Carla Hall
    Carla Hall
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    One of my early childhood memories was my grandmother always having a bowl of Nestle chocolate bars at her house. My sister and I would argue over who could eat the chocolate bars. Looking back, I don't know why we just didn't share. We could have split them.
  • Ben Nicholson
    Ben Nicholson
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    The latest page I've been working is about the organization of the pantheon of the gods. Who's indebted to whom, how they are related, who screwed whose uncle or grandmother, all of that.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
    Betty Friedan
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    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.
  • Bernard Hill
    Bernard Hill
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    There was an undercurrent of poverty throughout my childhood. We lived with my grandmother in her two-bedroom flat, and I slept with my parents. We had cheap holidays, I had to save for my bike and get a paper round as soon as I was old enough.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
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    Yes, I can speak a bit and I can read and write in Russian. I learned it from my grandmother who raised me with all the Russian fairytales.
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