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"My aunt and uncle are clearly civilians." - Jimmy Kimmel

"And if my aunt had balls she'd be my uncle." - Tiffanie DeBartolo

"I had a very crazy aunt and uncle who we traded my brother Webster to for a Siamese cat. It was heaven to live with my aunt and uncle because you got spoiled to death." - Rex Smith

"My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt." - Chuck Nevitt

"I saw Uncle John with Long Tall Sally, he saw Aunt Mary coming and he ducked back in the alley." - Little Richard

"The woman I loved died because I did not love her enough - what greater sin is there than that?" (Uncle Chaim and Aunt Fifke and the Angel)" - Peter S Beagle

"Dorothy lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies, with Uncle Henry, who was a farmer, and Aunt Em, who was the farmer's wife." - L Frank Baum

"I only hope to do well enough before I die to have a house as big as my rich Uncle Ed and Aunt Carole." - Pat Conroy

"Our children await Christmas presents like politicians getting in election returns: there's the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in." - Marcelene Cox

"My aunt and uncle would come over when my mom was making this, or we would go over there when they were making that. That's what food is." - Manish Dayal

"I grew up in this era where your parents' friends were all called aunt and uncle. And then I had an aunt and an aunt. We saw them on holidays and other times. We never talked about it, but I just understood that they were a couple." - Patti Davis

"A man with a hump-backed uncle mustn't make fun of another man's cross-eyed aunt" - Mark Twain

"If my aunt had a male appendage, she'd be my uncle." - Jamal Simmons

"Maybe! Maybe! Maybe if your aunt had a beard, she'd be your uncle." - Alvah Bessie

"But one sets of grandparents lived on Davidson Avenue in the Bronx and one lived in Manhattan and I had an aunt and uncle in Queens, so in my heart I was a New Yorker." - Jason Alexander

"Radio was my life growing up. Then, I started in our family band with my uncle, my father, my aunt and my little brother. We would go to The Chicken Box and all the bars and play." - Meghan Trainor

"But I had no plans to end my own life, and accidents couldn't be predicted. Neither could murder, unless my aunt and uncle were planning to take me out themselves." - Rachel Vincent

"Harry, I've left a letter telling your aunt and uncle not to worry-" "They won't," said Harry. "That you're safe-" "That'll just depress them." "-and you'll see them next summer." "Do I have to?" - J K Rowling

"Oh, these people's minds work in strange ways, Petunia, they're not like you and me," said Uncle Vernon, trying to knock in a nail with the piece of fruitcake Aunt Petunia had just brought him." - J K Rowling

"It's a myth that if you're liked by only four people it must be good. It might also be very bad: they might be your mother, your brother, your uncle and your aunt." - David Hockney

"What I'm worrying about is what Tom is going to say when he starts talking." "Uncle Tom?" "I wish there was something else you could call him except 'Uncle Tom,' " Aunt Dahlia said a little testily. "Every time you do it, I expect to see him turn black and start playing the banjo." - P G Wodehouse

"As a rule, you see, I'm not lugged into Family Rows. On the occasions when Aunt is calling Aunt like mastodons bellowing across premieval swamps and Uncle James's letter about Cousin Mabel's peculiar behaviour is being shot round the family circle ('Please read this carefully and send it on Jane') the clan has a tendency to ignore me. It's one of the advantages I get from being a bachelor - and, according to my nearest and dearest, practically a half-witted bachelor at that." - P G Wodehouse

"I'm seventeen years old, my name is Juan Garcia Madero, and I'm in my first semester of law school. I wanted to study literature, not law, but my uncle insisted, and in the end I gave in. I'm an orphan, and someday I"ll be a lawyer. That's what I told my aunt and uncle, and then I shut myself in my room and cried all night." - Roberto Bolano

"I'm seventeen years old, my name is Juan Garcia Madero, and I'm in my first semester of law school. I wanted to study literature, not law, but my uncle insisted, and in the end I gave in. I'm an orphan, and someday I'll be a lawyer. That's what I told my aunt and uncle, and then I shut myself in my room and cried all night." - Roberto Bolano

"Do you enjoy holidays with your family? I don't mean your mom and dad family, but your uncle and aunt and cousin family? Personally, I do. There are several reasons for this. First, I am very interested and fascinated by how everyone loves each other, but no one really likes each other. Second, the fights are always the same." - Stephen Chbosky

"I love San Francisco so much. I call it the Emerald City and have been coming here since 1992. I have a few old friends that live here, and my aunt and uncle live in Oakland. I think it's a magical city - it's big, sexy and very 'cosmo' with a small-town feel." - Andy Cohen

"My mother came from an Irish family of 11 kids and, of course, had a sister who was a nun, so I spent time at a convent and with an aunt and uncle who lived in New York and took me to the theater." - Ellen Pompeo

"So Uncle Stuart is marrying that lady? Mom says she's going to be our aunt Amy. She's okay except she would't try any peanut butter M&M chocolate chip fudge cookies. They were good- you ate five, remember? But she said she was on a special diet, and couldn't eat something called carbs. We told her we didn't put any carbs in our cookies, just M&Ms, but she said M&Ms were carbs. Uncle Mitch, what's carbs? email to Uncle Mitch from Haily and Brittany" - Meg Cabot

"Your aunt and uncle will be proud, though, won't they?" said Hermione as they got off the train and joined the crowd thronging toward the enchanted barrier. "When they hear what you did this year?" "Proud?" said Harry. "Are you crazy? All those times I could've died, and I didn't manage it? They'll be furious..." - J K Rowling

"My last vivid boyhood fright from books came when I was 15; I was visiting my uncle and aunt in Greenwich, and, emboldened by my success with 'The Waste Land,' I opened their copy of 'Ulysses.' The whiff of death off those remorseless, closely written pages overpowered me. So: back to soluble mysteries, and jokes that were not cosmic." - John Updike

"Everyone gets surprised because neither one of my parents play golf. Like I said in my speech, my aunt and uncle really love golf, and we visited them, and she gave me two clubs. Like people think when they don't know who my dad is, they think he's my coach." - Lydia Ko

"Why were you lurking under our window?" "Yes - yes, good point, Petunia! What were you doing under our windows, boy?" "Listening to the news," said Harry in a resigned voice. His aunt and uncle exchanged looks of outrage. "Listening to the news! Again?" "Well, it changes every day, you see," said Harry." - J K Rowling

"My parents separated before I was 1 year old. I moved in with my aunt and uncle when I was in fourth grade. I was, like, 8 or 9 years old. I was getting in a lot of trouble when I was in Southern California. My older sisters were in gangs. My older brother was in gangs." - Troy Polamalu

"No one can teach your child like you can. No nanny, Bible school teacher, aunt, or uncle has your authority. What a phenomenal privilege is yours." - Max Lucado

"Imagine that you wanted your children to learn the names of all their cousins, aunts and uncles. But you never actually let them meet or play with them. You just showed them pictures of them, and told them to memorize their names. Each day you'd have them recite the names, over and over again. You'd say, "OK, this is a picture of your great-aunt Beatrice. Her husband was your great-uncle Earnie. They had three children, your uncles Harpo, Zeppo, and Gummo. Harpo married your aunt Leonie ... yadda, yadda, yadda."" - Brian X. Foley

"This was not Aunt Dahlia, my good and kindly aunt, but my Aunt Agatha, the one who chews broken bottles and kills rats with her teeth." - P G Wodehouse

"Not only my parents but the whole family was involved in the resistance - my grandfather and grandmother, my uncles and aunts, my cousings of both sexes. So ever so often the police came and took them away, indiscriminately. Well, the fact that they arrested both my father and mother, both my grandfather and grandmother, both an uncle and an aunt, made me accustomed to looking on men and women with the same eyes, on an absolute plane of equality." - Indira Gandhi

"I only wanted Uncle Vernon standing by his own car (a Hudson) on a clear day, I got him and the car. Ialso got a bit of Aunt Mary's laundry and Beau Jack, the dog, peeing on the fence, and a row of potted tuberous begonias on the porch and 78 trees and a million pebbles in the driveway and more. It's a generous medium, photography." - Lee Friedlander

"I only wanted Uncle Vernon standing by his own car (a Hudson) on a clear day, I got him and the car. Ialso got a bit of Aunt Mary's laundry and Beau Jack, the dog, peeing on the fence, and a row of potted tuberous begonias on the porch and 78 trees and a million pebbles in the driveway and more. It's a generous medium, photography." - Lee Friedlander

"I would start by writing to an adult, maybe a high school teacher, or maybe an aunt or uncle, and writing and telling them why you want to go to a particular university. That's probably what you would actually sound like. Then write your letter to the university, and put those 2 versions in front of you, and look at the difference between those 2 things." - David Sedaris

"I suppose the thing I most would have liked to have known or been reassured about is that in the world, what counts more than talent, what counts more than energy or concentration or commitment, or anything else - is kindness. And the more in the world that you encounter kindness and cheerfulness - which is its kind of amiable uncle or aunt - the better the world always is. And all the big words: virtue, justice, truth - are dwarfed by the greatness of kindness." - Stephen Fry

"It's Charley's Aunt and The Odd Couple rolled into one." - Allan Carr

"By some chance, here they are, all on this earth; and who shall ever tell the sorrow of being on this earth, lying, on quilts, on the grass in a summer evening, among the sounds of the night. May God bless my people, my uncle, my aunt, my mother, my good father, oh, remember them kindly in their time of trouble; and in the hour of their taking away." - James Agee

"That evening, Dudley paraded around the living room for the family in his brand new uniform...As he looked at Dudley in his new knickerbockers, Uncle Vernon said gruffly that if was the proudest moment of his life. Aunt Petunia burst into tears and said she couldn't believe it was her Ickle Dudleykins, he looked so handsome and grown-up. Harry didn't trust himself to speak. He thought two of his ribs might already have cracked from trying not to laugh." - J K Rowling

"Why keep in touch with them? That's what I want to know,' asked Larry despairingly. 'What satisfaction does it give you? They're all either fossilized or mental.' 'Indeed, they're not mental,' said Mother indignantly. 'Nonsense, Mother... Look at Aunt Bertha, keeping flocks of imaginary cats... and there's Great-Uncle Patrick, who wanders about nude and tells complete strangers how he killed whales with a penknife...They're all bats." - Gerald Durrell

"I am the lucky duck because I have family . My wonderful aunt and uncle are letting me crash on their couch, which isn't really a couch...I have a room! It's been kind of a blessing for the cast because all of us have gotten so close, not knowing anyone in Atlanta. All the guys on the show have become kind of like brothers, and all of us girls are pretty inseparable." - Candice Accola

"He isn't so much flirting," Cerise murmured. "Either he doesn't like me or he doesn't know how." "Of course he likes you. You're lovely. He probably just doesn't get it. Some men have to be hit over the head with it. Her aunt rolled her eyes. "I thought I'd have to draw your uncle Jean a giant sign. That or kidnap him and have my evil way with him, until he got the message." - Ilona Andrews

"He is' so much flirting," Cerise murmured. "Either he does' like me or he does' know how." "Of course he likes you. You're lovely. He probably just does' get it. Some men have to be hit over the head with it. Her aunt rolled her eyes. "I thought I"d have to draw your uncle Jean a giant sign. That or kidnap him and have my evil way with him, until he got the message." - Ilona Andrews

"My self . . . is a dramatic ensemble. Here a prophetic ancestor makes his appearance. Here a brutal hero shouts. Here an alcoholic bon vivant argues with a learned professor. Here a lyric muse, chronically love-struck, raises her eyes to heaven. Her papa steps forward, uttering pedantic protests. Here the indulgent uncle intercedes. Here the aunt babbles gossip. Here the maid giggles lasciviously. And I look upon it all with amazement, the sharpened pen in my left hand." - Paul Klee

"Grace me no grace, nor uncle me no uncle; I am no traitor's uncle, and that word "grace" In an ungracious mouth is but profane." - William Shakespeare

"A person may be indebted for a nose or an eye, for a graceful carriage or a voluble discourse, to a great-aunt or uncle, whose existence he has scarcely heard of." - William Hazlitt

"My Aunt Minnie would always be punctual and never hold up production, but who would pay to see my Aunt Minnie?" - Billy Wilder

"My Aunt Agatha, the curse of the Home Counties and a menace to one and all." - P G Wodehouse

"My aunt played the piano and I used to sit and listen to it." - Dick Dale

"Even that crazy lunatic, my aunt the Empress, was absolutely sweet and charming." - Lord Mountbatten

"Visit your Aunt, but not every Day; and call at your Brother's, but not every night." - Benjamin Franklin

"My aunt used to say, slow and steady wins the race. She died in a fire." - Bo

"Aunt Agatha, who eats broken bottles and wears barbed wire next to the skin." - P G Wodehouse

"There came from without the hoof-beats of a galloping relative and Aunt Dahlia whizzed in." - P G Wodehouse

"I grew up in the kitchen, mostly with my grandfather, my mother and my aunt Raffy." - Giada De Laurentiis

"Aunt Marion was right... Never marry a musician, and never answer the door." - Charles M Schulz

"Even that crazy lunatic, my aunt the Empress, wa absolutely sweet and charming." - Lord Mountbatten

"Religion put claws on Aunt Sally and gave her a post to whet them on." - Katherine Anne Porter

"Mel is sensual with me. He treats me like an uncle - a dirty uncle. He's an earthy man and very moral underneath. He has traditional values." - Madeline Kahn

"Come with uncle and hear all proper. Hear angel trumpets and devil trombones...you are invited!" - Anthony Burgess

"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..." - Kristin Cashore

"I tell young people that people aren't just going to flock to you as your mentors. You have to seek them out. It could be your next-door neighbor; it could be somebody upstairs from you, somebody down the block from you. An aunt or an uncle. Some relative. A parent." - Judith Jamison

"[Moses] is obsessed with hip-hop and wanted a gold chain like his uncle Jay-Z." - Gwyneth Paltrow

"I'm that crazy-ass drunk uncle that nobody wants to invite to the holidays and birthdays." - Mark Mcgrath

"Long ago, in a burst of friendliness, Aunty and Uncle Jimmy produced a son named Henry..." - Harper Lee

"My uncle was the town drunk - and we lived in Chicago." - George Gobel

"An uncle gave me a side drum and my mother decided I should have lessons." - Humphrey Lyttelton

"Uncle fought in Vietnam and then he fought a war all by himself." - Bob Dylan

"My uncle and my grandfather both worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard." - Dave Van Ronk

"I used to sing songs and write with my uncle, Bill Owens." - Dolly Parton

"I felt no pressure that my grandfather was famous and my uncle was famous." - Kim Weston

"Being a son, brother, uncle and brother-in-law is all I care about." - Chris Burke

"When I was a little bitty kid, my aunt showed me how to play a little boogie. It took me years. I had to play the left-hand part with two hands, because my hands was so little. Then as I grew up and I learned how to play the left-hand part with one hand, she showed me how to play the right-hand part, and et cetera. My Uncle Joe showed me how to play a little bit different boogie stuff. I had people in my family that was professional musicians, but I just wasn't interested in what they did. I wasn't very open-minded to a lot of music that I'd be more open to today." - Dr John

"I am single and childless, but I have lots of friends and I am an aunt to three lovely children." - Kate Dicamillo

"I would rather be the good aunt who never says anything bad and lets the parents discipline the child." - Ellen Degeneres

"Oh child, your language is so utterly simple and limited that it has the affect of extreme complication. -Aunt Beast" - Madeleine L'Engle

"Arty farty, you'll never fool your Aunt, who knew you picked your nose and wet your pants." - Ray Davies

"But Aunt Margaret doesn't like boys," objected Elnora. "Well, she likes me, and I used to be a boy. ..." - Gene Stratton-Porter

"Then the maiden Aunt Took this fair day for text, and from it preached An universal culture for the crowd." - Alfred Tennyson

"When I got the episode where Spider-Man meets Aunt May (voiced by Misty Lee), it was another one of those things where I was like, "I can't believe I have a scene with Aunt May. That's just amazing to me." And they drew her a lot younger and hotter then the Aunt May that I remember." - Clark Gregg

"I grew up watching and learning from the ultimate partnership, and that is of my father and late uncle." - Jonathan Tisch

"Right now, I'm worth a million dollars, and I owe Uncle Sam a million-and-a-half dollars, and I made a deal with him. I said, 'Uncle Sam, I'm going to pay you 25 grand a month." - Robert Blake

"Right now, I'm worth a million dollars, and I owe Uncle Sam a million-and-a-half dollars, and I made a deal with him. I said, 'Uncle Sam, I'm going to pay you 25 grand a month.'" - Robert Blake

"i remember we all cried like the Missouri when my Uncle Sol's coffin lurched because somebody pressed a button (and down went my uncle Sol and started a worm farm)" - E E Cummings

"In the high school classroom you are a drill sergent, a rabbi, a shoulder to cry on, a disciplinarian, a singer, a low-level scholar, a clerk, a referee, a clown, a counselor, a dress-code enforcer, a conductor, an apologist, a philosopher, a collaborator, a tap dancer, a politician, a therapist, a fool, a traffic cop, a priest, a mother-father-brother-sister-uncle-aunt, a bookeeper, a critic, a psychologist, the last straw." - Frank Mccourt

"My uncle used to sit me on his lap and play "ventriloquist", only I wasn't wearing pants." - Thom Yorke

"And I will not be beaten by that jackass." "Jackass?" said Foaly, wounded. "My favorite uncle is a jackass." - Eoin Colfer

"You never forget your first kiss. And that's what makes it so hard to forgive my uncle." - Demetri Martin

"Junk runs in the family. My granddad was a junk man in St. Louis and so was my uncle." - Redd Foxx

"Trying to be like my uncle, because I was an only child. He and my cousins were everything to me." - Deon Cole

"I don't use those terms [like Uncle Tom], and I would never speak in that kind of language." - Jill Stein

"Having competed themselves, my father and my uncle are very passionate about motorsport, so I inherited it from them." - Pastor Maldonado

"My father, obviously, and my mother were inspirations. My uncle, Frank Harper, he was an absolute mentor for me." - Hill Harper

"When Liza Minelli was a child, she used to sit on my lap and call me Uncle Sammy." - Sammy Davis Jr

"My youngest uncle Randy and I were the first members of our entire family to ever go to college." - James Earl Jones

"When Liza Minelli was a child, she used to sit on my lap and call me Uncle Sammy." - Sammy Davis, Jr.

"I guess of all my uncles, I liked Uncle Caveman the best. We called him Uncle Caveman because he lived in a cave and because sometimes he'd eat one of us. Later, we found out he was a bear." - Jack Handey

"Tavi looked wildly around the courtyard, and when his gaze flicked toward them, his face lit witha ferocious smile. "Uncle Bernard! Uncle Bernard!" he shouted, pointing at Doroga. "He followed me home! Can we keep him?" - Jim Butcher

"It's nice when somebody tells you about their uncle. Especially when they start out telling you about their father's farm and then all of a sudden get more interested in their uncle." - J D Salinger

"Dad told Uncle Seth not to screw things up," she informed me as we washed our hands. "He said even if Uncle Seth is famous, him getting a woman like you defies belief." I laughed and smoothed down the skirt of my dress. "I do' know about that. I do' think your dad gives your uncle enough credit." Brandy gave me a sage look, worthy of someone much older. "Uncle Seth spent last Valentine's Day at a library." - Richelle Mead

"Dad told Uncle Seth not to screw things up," she informed me as we washed our hands. "He said even if Uncle Seth is famous, him getting a woman like you defies belief." I laughed and smoothed down the skirt of my dress. "I don't know about that. I don't think your dad gives your uncle enough credit." Brandy gave me a sage look, worthy of someone much older. "Uncle Seth spent last Valentine's Day at a library." - Richelle Mead

"Grace me no grace, nor uncle me no uncle." - William Shakespeare

"My aunt and overprivileged cousin only recognize two states of being: glitter and grunge. And if you were' glitter, well, that only left one other option." - Rachel Vincent

"My aunt and overprivileged cousin only recognize two states of being: glitter and grunge. And if you weren't glitter, well, that only left one other option." - Rachel Vincent

"For every time she shouted "Fire!" They only answered "Little liar!" And therefore when her aunt returned, Matilda, and the house, were burned." - Hilaire Belloc

"From the Land of Oz, said Dorothy, gravely, And here is Toto, too,. And oh, Aunt Em! I'm so glad to be at home again!" - L Frank Baum

"When you've learned to laugh at the things that should be laughed at, and not to laugh at those that shouldn't, you've got wisdom and understanding. -Aunt Jimsie" - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"My aunt looked like Lucille Ball, and everything she touched was beautiful and elegant. But I was intelligent enough to understand I would never be like her." - Sandra Lerner

"My aunt Caroline was really a character. She lived and worked in my grandfather's old house and even wore some of his clothes." - Jamie Wyeth

"It isn't often that Aunt Dahlia lets her angry passions rise, but when she does, strong men climb trees and pull them up after them." - P G Wodehouse

"One look at Rebecca and Aunt B would have an instant apoplexy. Raphael's eyebrows furrowed. "My mother's approval isn't necessary." Aha. "Does she know that?" - Ilona Andrews

"One look at Rebecca and Aunt B would have an instant apoplexy. Raphael's eyebrows furrowed. "My mother's approval isn't necessary." Aha. "Does she know that?" - Ilona Andrews

"Her aunt Sol had once told Shai to smile at the worst insults and snap at the minor ones. That way, no man would know your heart." - Brandon Sanderson

"One look at Rebecca and Aunt B would have an instant apoplexy. Raphael's eyebrows furrowed. "My mother's approval is' necessary." Aha. "Does she know that?" - Ilona Andrews

"We shall trespass upon your aunt and uncle's hospitality only a little longer.' You will, will you?' Yes,' said Dumbledore simply, 'I shall." - J K Rowling

"Never," said my aunt, "be mean in anything; never be false; never be cruel. Avoid those three vices, Trot, and I can always be hopeful of you." - Charles Dickens

"My Aunt Ida at age eighty-three: 'Yeah,' she said, 'I'll be dead pretty soon. And frankly, I don't give a damn.'" - Edward Abbey

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

"Ten years ago, desalination was the crazy aunt in the attic. That's changed. It is now entering the mainstream and being taken seriously." - Barry Nelson

"We've had several cats. I had a cat when I was a kid. My Aunt had lots of cats and I got lots of calls about cats." - Temple Grandin

"It's really fun working on this Marvel movie [ Spiderman]. The essentials of Aunt May are that she's helped raise Spiderman and she's his moral compass." - Marisa Tomei

"Growing up, I wanted to be a sports commentator. Then my aunt introduced me to the fashion industry, and everything sort of fell into place." - Olivia Palermo

"There are some things a chappie's mind absolutely refuses to picture, and Aunt Julia singing 'Rumpty-tiddley-umpty-ay' is one of them." - P G Wodehouse

"It isn't often that Aunt Dahlia, lets her angry passions rise, but when she does, strong men climb trees and pull them up after them." - P G Wodehouse

"My aunt once said the world would never find peace until men fell at their women's feet and asked for forgiveness." - Jack Kerouac

"The boy is special, Aunt Annie told his mother, and his mother in turn told him. But what kind of special? No one ever says." - J M Coetzee

"Correct morality can only be derived from what man is - not from what do-gooders and well-meaning aunt Nellies would like him to be." - Robert A Heinlein

"My aunt once said that the world would never find peace until men fell at their women's feet and asked for forgiveness." - Jack Kerouac

"I find weddings really boring. They give speeches, your aunt kisses you on the cheek, and you're at a boring table. But it's different when it's your own." - Isla Fisher

"Tori's my legal name. My niece and nephews, they all call me Aunt Ellen, because I went by my middle name years ago, before I turned 18." - Tori Amos

"My whole family is spiritual. My grandmother, grand aunt, cousins, they're all preachers and pastors. Spirituality is a part of my family, from generations ago." - Ziggy Marley

"Your sister is the only creature on earth who shares your heritage, history, environment, DNA, bone structure, and contempt for stupid Aunt Gertie." - Linda Sunshine

"I'm a character actress. I'm the girl next door, the aunt, the quirky cousin. You have to innately know who you are and be happy with that." - Faith Prince

"My aunt had a season ticket for the Friday afternoon concerts, and I would go down for lessons. My lessons were Saturday morning." - Robert Ripley

"My grandmother died in childbirth, and my great-aunt lived with us. She had bound feet. She never knew how to read or write." - Wendi Deng Murdoch

"I was raised by my great-great aunt. I was adopted within our family. My mother had me when she was, I think, 15, 16. They tried to get her to have an abortion and she refused. So, my 'mama' adopted me, which was really her great aunt, which was really my great-great aunt, who was named Viola Dickerson. I was told that my mother was my sister." - Eric Dickerson

"Maybe I'll just be a good aunt." - Kim Kardashian

"I am amazed at the response of my being on the show. Everywhere I go, every young person points at me and says "Hi, Aunt Dolly." Or "Are you Aunt Dolly?" I love doing the show and I love Miley and Billy Ray [Cyrus]. I am proud to be her honorary Godmother." - Dolly Parton

"All my grandparents and great aunts and uncle love 'Foyle's War.' They all lived through the war and love to see it reconstructed so authentically." - Honeysuckle Weeks

"Aunt Loretta has something that maybe you could call class. It's not the made-up kind that Grandma has, fake pearls and Sunday hats, but something that comes to you as if you were born to the king and queen. Aunt Loretta understands better than Grandma that reading a big book is more classy than wearing fake pearls watching TV." - Heidi

"There is a trend in child-rearing that I find abhorrent: "Whatever the kids want to do is fine." For me, the classic example of this is when someone has a visitor and says, "Go kiss Aunt Gertrude," and Aunt Gertrude says, "She doesn't have to kiss me if she doesn't want to." Well, I think that's wrong." - Marianne Williamson

"Ay, marry, uncle; for I always thought It was both impious and unnatural That such immanity and bloody strife Should reign among professors of one faith." - William Shakespeare

"I may drink too much and play too loud, hang out with a rough and rowdy crowd. That don't mean I don't respect my mama or Uncle Sam." - Tracy Byrd

"In other words, science tells us that Adam and Eve are fictions. That Saint Paul or Uncle Tom Cobley and all thought otherwise is irrelevant. They were wrong." - Michael Ruse

"My family is really, really Southern - I had two uncle Bubbas, and grandparents that we called Big Mama and Big Daddy." - Laura Lippman



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