Quotes About Aunt

Quotes tagged as "aunt" (showing 1-11 of 11)
Jarod Kintz
“I want to go to Martha’s Vineyard. I have an aunt named Martha. And an uncle by that name. Neither one is related to me.”
Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

Georgette Heyer
“I was under the impression that I warned you that in London country ways will not do, Frederica!”
“You did!” she retorted. “And although I can’t say that I paid much heed to your advice it so happens that I am accompanied today by my aunt!”
“Who adds invisibility to her other accomplishments!”
Georgette Heyer, Frederica

Kristin Cashore
“Spelling bees? Spelling bees do not scare me. I competed in the National Spelling Bee twice, thank you very much. My dad competed in the National Spelling Bee. My aunt competed in the National Spelling Bee. My uncle WON the National Spelling Bee. If I can't spell it, I know someone who can. SO JUST BRING IT ON, YOU BASTARDS!!
Kristin Cashore

Amanda Hocking
“This is so weird. They're your brother and aunt."
"No, I understand. They're your family too." Rhys said. "They loved you and raised you. That's what family is, right?”
Amanda Hocking, Switched

Anne Rice
“No, but one can feel desperate at any age, don’t you think? The young are eternally desperate,” he said frankly. “And books, they offer hope — that a whole universe might open up from between the covers, and falling into that universe one is saved.”
Anne Rice, Blackwood Farm

K. Hari Kumar
“You will come across people who always affirm by everything you say, but at the hour of need, they simply disappear! Stay away from such people or simply don't fall for their promises.”
K. Hari Kumar

“Aunts are to be a pattern and example to all aunts; to be a delight to boys (and girls) and a comfort to their parents; and to show that at least one daughter in every generation ought to remain unmarried, and raise the profession of auntship to a fine art.”
Dave Isay, Listening Is an Act of Love: A Celebration of American Life from the StoryCorps Project
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Adam Rex
“...a row of tables manned by seated, serious women. Each woman looked like she could be someone's least-favourite aunt.”
Adam Rex, Fat Vampire: A Never Coming of Age Story

Jennifer Sturman
“Good,' she said. Then she exhaled a long breath and leaned back in her seat. 'I can't believe I just talked to you like that. Ugh. I sounded like someone's mother.' She said "mother" like she was talking about cockroaches or snakes.
'It was pretty impressive,' I said. 'I never would have guessed you were an amateur.”
Jennifer Sturman, And Then Everything Unraveled

Sara Sheridan
“An aunt is a safe haven for a child. Someone who will keep your secrets and is always on your side.”
Sara Sheridan

Marcel Proust
“In short, my aunt demanded that whoever came to see her must at one and the same time approve of her way of life, commiserate with her in her sufferings, and assure her of ultimate recovery.”
Marcel Proust, Swann's Way

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