Quotes About Uncle

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Jarod Kintz
“With all the money my uncle embezzled over the years, it's no surprise he lives in a gated community. But what is amazing, however, is that he somehow managed to get his own cell.”
Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me

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

Harriet Beecher Stowe
“Of course, in a novel, people’s hearts break, and they die, and that is the end of it; and in a story this is very convenient. But in real life we do not die when all that makes life bright dies to us. There is a most busy and important round of eating, drinking, dressing, walking, visiting, buying, selling, talking, reading, and all that makes up what is commonly called living, yet to be gone through…”
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin

Julie Kagawa
“My attention was riveted to Keirran.
He shot me a pained, embarrassed wince. “Yeah. I was going to tell you…sooner or later. There just wasn’t a good time.” He paused, his voice going very soft. “I’m sorry... Uncle.”
Julie Kagawa, The Lost Prince

Jarod Kintz
“I inherited a pound from my British uncle. I’d have rather gotten a dollar, because what do I want with an animal shelter?
Jarod Kintz, At even one penny, this book would be overpriced. In fact, free is too expensive, because you'd still waste time by reading it.

Jarod Kintz
“Broke is a relative term, like sister, cousin, or Uncle Sam.
Jarod Kintz, This Book Title is Invisible

William Shakespeare
“I will live in thy heart, die in thy lap, and be buried in thy
eyes—and moreover, I will go with thee to thy uncle’s.”
William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

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

“I’m your uncle?”

Oh. So that’s what was bothering him. Izzy could have done a lot of things at this moment to assuage Eibhear’s annoyance. A lot of things.

She didn’t do any of them.

Instead she said, “Well…you are my uncle.” She brushed a bit of nonexistent dirt off his bare shoulder. “And I was your ward until years later when you finally had your vile, dirty uncle way with me.”

G.A. Aiken, How to Drive a Dragon Crazy

T.A. Miles
“His father was an ass and he is an ass. I imagine sooner than I should like I shall be playing uncle to a litter of asses.”
T.A. Miles, Raventide

Harriet Beecher Stowe
“O, because I have had only that kind of benevolence which consists in lying on a sofa, and cursing the church and clergy for not being martyrs and confessors. One can see, you know, very easily, how others ought to be martyrs.
-Augustine St. Clare”
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin

“Things are more like they are now...than they have EVER been before!”
Uncle Arnie Mamath

“Trust me, dear, with the amount that you read, I guarantee that your eyes will never go bad.”
Lindsey Renee Backen, The Secret of Sentarra, Book One: The Calling

Eileen Granfors
“Sleep, ladies. I will be your St. Florian." Tomaso”
Eileen Granfors, Some Rivers End on the Day of the Dead

Jarod Kintz
“I am an uncle, though this is not a new feeling for me, as I’ve been one before. I’ve also been 2 through 32, and I turn 33 in March.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not for Sale

Jarod Kintz
“My uncle's a big drinker. In fact, he just got a liver transplant. They replaced it with a bottle of whiskey.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not for Sale

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