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Uncle Same Quotes


"You have the upper class Negroes who are the modern day Uncle Toms or the 20th century Uncle Toms. They don't wear a handkerchief anymore. They wear top hats. They're called Doctor, they're called - Reverend, but they're still - they play the same role today that Uncle Tom played on the plantation." - Malcolm X

"If you read the story of slavery and see the part that the Uncle Tom played in the plantation, and then you see how the white man today has changed his tactics, but he still occupies the same position, in that same context you find Uncle Tom. He has changed his tactics but he still occupies the same position." - Malcolm X

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

"Just as Uncle Tom, back during slavery used to keep the Negroes from resisting the bloodhound or resisting the Ku Klux Klan by teaching them to love their enemies or pray for those who use them despitefully, today Martin Luther King is just a twentieth-century or modern Uncle Tom or religious Uncle Tom, who is doing the same thing today to keep Negroes defenseless in the face of attack that Uncle Tom did on the plantation to keep those Negroes defenseless in the face of the attack of the Klan in that day." - Malcolm X

"My uncle, Mr. Stephen Maple, had been at the same time the most successful and the least respectable of our family, so that we hardly knew whether to take credit for his wealth or to feel ashamed of his position." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"I think my uncle was probably the biggest influence in my life. We grew up in the same house, and he was just a really great, hard-working, honest, ethical person." - Catherine Bell

"I have never had feeling in my toes. My uncle, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, once told me in confidence he had the same syndrome, leading me to believe it is genetic." - Ethan Coen

"Go hang yourself, you naughty mocking uncle!" - William Shakespeare

"O my prophetic soul! My uncle!" - William Shakespeare

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

"The same thing that Uncle Tom did on the plantation before [Abe] Lincoln issued the so-called Emancipation Proclamation.I have no thinking on the matter. But he's teaching the black people to suffer peacefully, patiently, until the white man makes up his mind that you're a human being the same as he." - Malcolm X

"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

"Director Park always talked to me about her in a very innocent way, that the story was of her coming of age and her sexual awakening and her going from girl to woman and that she had the same desires and hopes as other young people in terms of being very infatuated, which comes in the form of her uncle, which is very unconventional." - Mia Wasikowska

"My uncle played rugby, and my dad played football, and they used to argue which game was the roughest - and everybody agreed rugby was. It's a great team sport, and to be successful, every person has to play in the same level." - Clint Eastwood

"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

"The capacity for friendship usually goes with highly developed civilizations. The ability to cultivate people differs by culture and class; but on the whole, educated people have more ways to make friends... . In England, for instance, you find everyone in your class has read the same books. Here, people grope for something in common-like a newly engaged girl who came to me and said, "It's absolutely wonderful! His uncle and my cousin were on the same football team." - Margaret Mead

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

"George Washington's brother, Lawrence, was the Uncle of Our Country." - George Carlin

"My uncle used to love me, but she died." - Roger Miller

"Everyone had an uncle who tried to steal their nose." - Peter Kay

"George Washington's brother, Lawrence, was the Uncle of Our Country." - George Carlin

"My great uncle fought in WWI. His stories fascinated me." - Charles Todd

"Well, good-by, Uncle Tom; keep a stiff upper lip." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"I always thought Uncle Vanya could be a stoned masterpiece." - Vera Farmiga

"We cannot reform the world.... Uncle Sugar is as dangerous a role for us to play as Uncle Shylock." - John F Kennedy

"Uncle Remus, who said to Uncle Ben, You're a credit to your rice. Never got a dinner!" - Red Buttons

"Sighted sub. Sank same." - Donald F. Mason

"My uncle, gentlemen, could say nothing; he was so very much astonished The queerest thing of all, was, that although there was such a crowd of persons, and although fresh faces were pouring in, every moment, there was no telling where they came from. They seemed to start up, in some strange manner, from the ground, or the air, and disappear in the same way." - Charles Dickens

"My uncle was famous for his balanced point of view. At the time of which I am writing (when he was nearly seventy) it had become so balanced, that the act of balancing seemed rather automatic.One had only to offer him an opinion for him to balance it with a counter- opinion of exactly the same weight, as a grocer puts a pound weight against a pound of sugar." - Stephen Spender

"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

"All life long, the same questions, the same answers." - Samuel Beckett

"When I go to China, people call me 'Uncle Mo' because they refer me as Yao Ming's uncle. I'm pleased to be his uncle as long as he listens to me!" - Dikembe Mutombo

"We shared the same vision." - Dylan Mcdermott

"All pain is the same." - Oprah Winfrey

"It's always the same, sometimes." - Damien Richardson

"You've got a problem. Part of what you own isn't yours. It belongs to Uncle Sam. May I show you how much belongs to Uncle Sam?" - Ben Feldman

"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

"[Reviewing a production of Uncle Tom's Cabin] The dogs were poorly supported by the cast." - Don Herold

"Save the people you love, who cares about the rest of the world? - Uncle Jake" - Michael Buckley

"I Hated Duke. I Felt Like They Only Recruited Black Players That Were Uncle Toms." - Jalen Rose

"Richard Cromwell was not fit to wear the mantle of his uncle." - John F Kennedy

"The best hearts, Trim, are ever the bravest, replied my uncle Toby." - Laurence Sterne

"It's healthy to say uncle when your bone's about to break." - Jonathan Franzen

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

"You know, my uncle wore a lot of jewelry, a lot of gold chains." - 2 Chainz

"If 10% is good enough for Jesus, it oughta be enough for Uncle Sam." - Ray Stevens

"[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

"I received my Greetings from Uncle Sam in May 1943. I applied for the Air Force." - Desi Arnaz

"I have a good eye, uncle; I can see a church by daylight." - William Shakespeare

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

"Sniviling worm (...) a Jewish Uncle Tom who would have turned rat on Anne Frank." - Mark Williams

"A real live nephew of my Uncle Sam's, Born on the Fourth of July." - George M Cohan

"God is not nice. God is not an uncle. God is an earthquake." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

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

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

"I learned from my uncle that jazz, like symphony music, was built to last." - David Amram

"You know, my uncle wore a lot of jewelry, a lot of gold chains." - Two Chainz

"I don't like the way Uncle Junior dresses. He loves it." - Dominic Chianese

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

"My uncle is a Southern planter. He's an undertaker in Alabama." - Fred Allen

"My uncle always said that I could have been a rancher." - Robert Duvall

"My favorite lie was the online rumor that Bruce Willis was my uncle. That's hilarious." - Kreayshawn

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

"Then my uncle would give off the smell of freshly baked bread which I love." - Mark Mckinney

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

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

"I did not write it (Uncle Tom's Cabin). God wrote it. I merely did his dictation." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

"They've got great parents; I'm just trying to be the fun uncle." - Sarah Silverman

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

"Viewers figure, 'Uncle Willard doesn't know any more about the weather than I do.' They're right." - Willard Scott

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

"I love my brothers' kids. It's funny - as an uncle, you become so protective of them." - Liam Hemsworth

"My great-great-great uncle - or maybe it's only two 'greats' - crossbred the first Aberdeen Angus." - Joanna Lumley

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

"The best that can be said for those like Senators Nelson and Landrieu is that they held out until Obama and Reid met their price. By now, I can't even recall what it took to make Joe Lieberman say 'Uncle!' But it just goes to prove that when politicians like these three refer to themselves as moderate Democrats, we should recognize that it's similar to the distinction made in a related field when call girls insist they're not streetwalkers. It's the same profession; only the prices differ." - Burt Prelutsky

"Imagine for a minute yourself in the same shoes, the same sense of survival and the same nothing to lose." - Lil' Kim

"In every different house, the same things are spoken, the same lies are said, the same dreams are dreamed!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"No matter how you look, we all hurt the same, cry the same, and feel joy the same." - Paula Patton

"Never play anything the same way twice." - Louis Armstrong

"All service is the same with God." - Robert Browning

"In the end, We're all the same." - Ben Kweller

"Technology changes, but people stay the same." - Daniel H Wilson

"We cannot pray and remain the same." - Ruth Graham

"The same mistakes can never be repeated." - Roger Goodell

"Shame on you for staying the same." - Jhene Aiko

"But at the same time you can't..." - Angela Davis

"The fights are always the same" - Stephen Chbosky

"It's all the same when you're lonely" - Elizabeth Swados

"All Lightwoods look the same to me-" - Cassandra Clare

"Inspiration and genius -one and the same." - Victor Hugo

"All people smile in the same language." - Anonymous

"It's all the same to the clam." - Shel Silverstein

"Streams and mountains never stay the same." - Gary Snyder

"It's basically the same, just darker." - Alan Kulwicki

"Love ans desire aren't the same" - Melissa Marr

"You'll never, eever, be the same, again!" - Chris Jericho

"All love stories are the same." - Paulo Coelho

"It's the same sex all the time." - Robin Williams

"Train insane or remain the same." - Jillian Michaels

"Things may never be the same again..." - Peter Paphides

"Nature and wisdom always say the same." - Juvenal

"Great and small suffer the same mishaps." - Blaise Pascal

"The world is the same everywhere." - Berthold Auerbach

"Possibilities and miracles mean the same thing" - Prentice Mulford

"Just start off with the same goals in mind. If you have the same values, same goals then you'll be on track for the same future." - Angelina Jolie

"Are not beauty and delicacy the same?" - E M Forster

"Buzzards got to eat; same as worms." - Josey Wales

"Likeminded folks shop in the same circles." - William

"I always wear the same thing onstage." - Patti Smith

"Everyone smiles in the same language." - Anonymous

"Don't make the same mistake twice." - Proverbs

"No two people read the same book." - Edmund Wilson

"Tech never comes back the same." - Samuel J Palmisano

"We are synonyms but not the same." - Tahereh Mafi

"Everybody is doing the same old thing." - Missy Elliott

"Unintentional comedy is comedy just the same." - Willie Geist

"Raise boys and girls the same way." - Jenny Holzer

"All parents experience the same problems." - Bill Cosby

"The world remains ever the same." - Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth

"I'm all for same-sex marriage." - Tori Spelling

"We are always the same age inside." - Gertrude Stein

"No place is ever the same tomorrow." - N.D. Wilson

"Passivity is the same as defending injustice." - Deepak Chopra

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"You can tell your uncle stuff that you could not tell your dad. That is kind of the role of an uncle. I feel very much like a father sometimes but sometimes I feel like a teammate." - Dusty Baker

"My uncle was a hero, Lewis Roundtree. He was not even related to me really, but he was always called my uncle. He was like a father to me. I was closer to him than I was my father." - Ed Bradley

"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

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

"Does your uncle need anything? A coffee? A latte?" "He needs someone to bear his illegitimate child if you're interested" - Darynda Jones

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

"Dumbledore raised his finger for silence, a silence which fell as though he had struck Uncle Vernon dumb." - J K Rowling

"Someday you will know that the heart is not always as wise as it is strong. - Uncle Eddie" - Ally Carter

"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

"Does your uncle need anything? A coffee? A latte?" "He needs someone to bear his illegitimate child if you're interested" - Darynda Jones

"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

"But, Dad! We can't leave. Uncle Jake is hurt!" Daphne said. "Besides, that's Pinocchio. I want to get an autograph." - Michael Buckley

"Got a house on the hill, cost a couple of mill, Juicy J got bank like Uncle Phil." - Juicy J

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

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

"I come from a stupid family. During the civil war my great uncle fought for the west." - Rodney Dangerfield

"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

"Sure, my uncle killed himself playing Russian Roulette. But I choose to remember him as a great Russian Roulette player." - Anthony Jeselnik



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