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Granny Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Granny

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By far the best dressing up outfit I ever had was a
wonderful pair of clown dungarees,
which my Granny made.
- Kate Middleton

I started when I was six years old.
My first coach was my granny, she was the best player in Slovakia.
- Daniela Hantuchova

I was used by Private Graner.
I didn't realize it at the time.
- Lynndie England

I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

 

Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
- Elbert Hubbard

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

In those days he was wiser than he is now;
he used to frequently take my advice.
- Winston Churchill

Life should not be a journey to the grave
with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well preserved body,
but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out,
and loudly proclaiming, "Wow! What a Ride!"
- Hunter S. Thompson

I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.
- Albert Einstein

We cannot solve our problems with the same
thinking we used when we created them.
- Albert Einstein

It's just random chance, baby; get used to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

Win as if you were used to it,
lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left,
and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck

"Think simple" as my old master used to say -
meaning reduce the whole of its parts
into the simplest terms,
getting back to first principles.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Style used to be an interaction between the human soul
and tools that were limiting.
In the digital era, it will have to come from the soul alone.
- Jaron Lanier

I used to lie in bed in my flat and imagine what would
happen if there was a zombie attack.
- Simon Pegg

I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots.
I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris,
I used to go out and riot occasionally.
- John Foster Dulles

I offer my body, my mind
and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O Infinite Creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose
to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work,
and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered
to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
at least he did until he dropped dead.
- Cesar Romero

There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.
- Billy Sunday

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar
haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
- Sam Ewing

My mother used to tell me man gives the award,
God gives the reward.
I don't need another plaque.
- Denzel Washington

The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
- Paul Valery

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father
coming on a white horse to rescue me.
- Christine Keeler

The poet may be used as a barometer,
but let us not forget that he is also part of the weather.
- Lionel Trilling

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
- Charlie Chaplin

Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and
independent distribution system.
The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom.
- Don Henley

I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.
- Nafisa Joseph

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly.
He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock

The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used
exclusively for the benefit of the people,
to whom they belong.
- Fidel Castro

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young,
the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
- John Ciardi

History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.
- Ted Koppel

Some dreamers demand that scientists only discover
things that can be used for good.
- John Charles Polanyi

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be,
A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.
- Frank Howard Clark

As a rule, software systems do not work well until they have been used,
and have failed repeatedly, in real applications.
- Dave Parnas

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

I used to want to be a lawyer, but I didn't want to
have half my brain sucked out.
- Max Walker

My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb.
I think I can name about any tune in two beats.
- Yancy Butler

It is better to have a fair intellect that is well
used than a powerful one that is idle.
- Bryant H. McGill

Women and cats will do as they please,
and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons.
Science is used to raise money for the expeditions,
but you really climb for the hell of it.
- Edmund Hillary

I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time.
I don't believe in diets.
Have four pints one night, be healthy the next.
- Sophie Ellis Bextor

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly.
Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime.
That's the toughest part of the day.
- Michael Jordan

I think I've discovered the secret of life -
you just hang around until you get used to it.
- Charles M. Schulz

I used to be good with kids, but as I get older,
I'm grumpy and terrible with them.
As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party,
you couldn't pay me enough.
- Johnny Vegas

I have been through various fitness regimes.
I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
- Sting

Moral power is probably best when it is not used.
The less you use it the more you have.
- Andrew Young

Liberalism does not preclude an organisation of the
flow of money in which some channels are used in decision
making while others are only good for the payment of debts.
- Jean-Francois Lyotard

Yeah, and I went straight into a fantasy world.
Just stepped straight into the abyss.
You know, I was gone and kids used to walk past my front room,
cause I lived on the green.
- Eric Clapton

My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted,
but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s.
I liked scary books.
- Alejandro Amenabar

I used to dream of being normal.
For me, if Kirk Douglas walked into the house,
that was normal.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

In designing hardware to be used every day,
it was important to keep both the human aspects and the machine in mind.
What looks good also often feels good.
- Michael Graves

Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights,
science and its offspring technology have been used
in this century as brutal instruments for oppression.
- John Charles Polanyi

You get used to sadness, growing up in the mountains,
I guess.
- Loretta Lynn

I used to think then that I was Bohemian,
but I know now that I am not.
I prefer order and precision to untidiness and looseness.
- Conrad Veidt

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world,
which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime,
and falling in at night.
I miss you like hell.
- Edna St.
Vincent Millay

High value information came from interrogations in
which those methods were used and provided a deeper
understanding of the al Qa'ida organization that was attacking this country.
- Dennis C. Blair

The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
- Will Rogers

And we used to do a lot of drugs and get very drunk on very cheap wine.
- Santiago Durango

Everyone believed the Senate could not really be led.
It used to take so long to rise up through seniority.
- Robert Caro

My kids act all the time and it's exactly what I used to do.
- Stephen Rea

I used to do kickboxing, because I liked the cute outfits.
- Monica Keena

Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
- Peter De Vries

If God only used perfect people, nothing would get done.
God will use anybody if you're available.
- Rick Warren

I drew a picture on the back of a calendar in pencil.
In those days they used to give out free calendars,
I had no art paper, so I took whatever else I could.
- Joe Shuster


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