Quotes: upbringing

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  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    A good upbringing means not that you won't spill sauce on the tablecloth, but that you won't notice it when someone else does.
  • Anne Frank
    Anne Frank
    Dutch Jewish Refugee, Diarist 1929-1945
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    How true Daddy's words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
  • Bruce Bennett
    Bruce Bennett
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    I am not 100% English, I am actually part Italian and even part Hungarian. Therefore I feel very much part of Europe both in my upbringing and outlook.
  • Bayard Rustin
    Bayard Rustin
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    My activism did not spring from my being gay, or, for that matter, from my being black. Rather, it is rooted fundamentally in my Quaker upbringing and the values that were instilled in me by my grandparents who reared me.
  • Brigitte Bardot
    Brigitte Bardot
    French actress, singer and dancer 1934-
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    My parents gave me a strict upbringing, which at times has caused me to suffer distress but today I am grateful to them for it.
  • Brendan Myers
    Brendan Myers
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    Perhaps this is one of the last remaining strands of my Catholic upbringing, but to me the word 'worship' means absolute unquestioning affirmation of the authority of the deity. I'll not have that in my life. If you are wise, neither will you.
  • Bradley Cooper
    Bradley Cooper
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    Unfortunately, when someone asks me for a favor, I can't say no. Because of my upbringing - my Catholic guilt - if I don't do it, it plagues me.
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