The best aunts aren't substitute parents, they're co-conspirators.
I grew up in the kitchen, mostly with my grandfather, my mother and my aunt Raffy.
Maybe I'll just be a good aunt.
When I meet people who say - which they do all of the time - 'I must just tell you, my great aunt had cancer of the elbow and the doctors gave her 10 seconds to live, but last I heard she was climbing Mount Everest,' and so forth, I switch off quite early.
I had people in my life who didn't give up on me: my mother, my aunt, my science teacher. I had one-on-one speech therapy. I had a nanny who spent all day playing turn-taking games with me.
Visit your Aunt, but not every Day; and call at your Brother's, but not every night.
My grandfather gave me inspiration to cook, and love food and flavors. My Aunt Raffie, gave me creativity and the inspiration to create new things. My mother inspires me to find simplicity in food.
Therefore, the observation must be explicitly made: In the Middle East and in the Muslim world, suspicions linger concerning the objectives of the West and notably the US.
I want to be the coolest aunt in the entire world.
It is not possible to create peace in the Middle East by jeopardizing the peace of the world.
I would not be a good mother. I mean, I love being an aunt to my niece and nephew. And I used to want to, like, adopt 10 kids - because I had friends who were adopted, and I thought that was the coolest thing, to be chosen. But again, my job is too selfish.
I remember a great America where we made everything. There was a time when the only thing you got from Japan was a really bad cheap transistor radio that some aunt gave you for Christmas.
My aunt used to call me light bulb head because my head is small at the bottom and bigger at the top. But it was a term of endearment.
Aunts offer kids an opportunity to try out ideas that don't chime with their parents and they also demonstrate that people can get on, love each other and live together without necessarily being carbon copies.
God enjoins you to treat women well, for they are your mothers, daughters, aunts.
Even my aunt Joan, hopelessly sentimental about every member of our family, admitted that I was hideous.
My aunt played the piano and I used to sit and listen to it.
My aunt had a season ticket for the Friday afternoon concerts, and I would go down for lessons. My lessons were Saturday morning.
Aunt Marion was right... Never marry a musician, and never answer the door.
Maybe! Maybe! Maybe if your aunt had a beard, she'd be your uncle.
The regard one shows economy, is like that we show an old aunt who is to leave us something at last.
Well when I was young, when I was very young, when I was a little boy I don't remember the music I heard, but there was an article in the Brooklyn Daily written by my Aunt about how I could choose phonograph records.
I'm from Chicago. My grandfather was a policeman, and my aunts are married to policemen.
Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers, and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one mother in the whole world.
I wish I were one of those terribly clever people who, when they write their autobiographies, always say, when I was fifteen months old I distinctly remember my Aunt Fanny saying to me, etc.
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