The best Quotes by Anna Quindlen

The best Quotes by Anna Quindlen

Anna Marie Quindlen (born July 8, 1952) is an American author, journalist, and opinion columnist. Her New York Times column, Public and Private, won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1992.

Children should have enough freedom to be themselves - once they've learned the rules.
Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don't discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it's stupid. Banning books shows you don't trust your kids to think and you don't trust yourself to be able to talk to them.
Even as we enumerate their shortcomings, the rigor of raising children ourselves makes clear to us our mothers' incredible strength. We fear both. If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect, how can we equal them?
Life is not so much about beginnings and endings as it is about going on and on and on. It is about muddling through the middle.
Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around.
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Philadelphia is a hard working city. It's a blue-collar city and we tend to think that's the type of team we have. We got tough guys everywhere, we have guys who give it up for each other everywhere.
Nick Sirianni - January 2023, on the Eagles' NFC title
Philadelphia, baby. You're gonna love it. Best sports fans in the world. Actually the worst, but that's what makes 'em the best.
Stanley Sugerman in Hustle
In Boston they ask, how much does he know? In New York, how much is he worth? In Philadelphia, who were his parents?
You can leave Philadelphia, but it will never leave you.
A child's voice, however honest and true, is meaningless to those who've forgotten how to listen.
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If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.
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All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.
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Young boys should never be sent to bed... they always wake up a day older.
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Children have got to be free to lead their own lives.
Sebastian in The Little Mermaid
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Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way - or always to have it.
Frances Hodgson Burnett - The Secret Garden
As a man, I've been representative of the values I hold dear. And the values I hold dear are carryovers from the lives of my parents.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
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Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you're feeling festive?
Teach love, generosity, good manners and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents.
Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
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The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday. That's guaranteed.
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Death is Peaceful, Life is Harder.
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Well you can't never let anything happen to him. Then nothing would ever happen to him!
Dory in Finding Nemo
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Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain.
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Sometimes all a girl really needed was a very bad idea.
Great execution is at least 10 times more important and a 100 times harder than a good idea.
Ideas are cheap and easy, and there are a lot of them.
Writing changed the world. Suddenly ideas didn't have to disappear just because the person whose head they were trapped in had died.
Philomena Cunk in Cunk On Earth - Episode 1
If dangerous ideas didn't excite the imagination, we would never wander astray.
"What's love to you?"
Flaca: "It's like getting into a bath, but the water is like warm chocolate pudding. And the Smiths are playing ‘There Is A Light That Never Goes Out.' There's mood lighting all over, and there's like five dudes massaging you."
Maritza: "And you have a pizza!"
Flaca: "She's right. You also have a pizza."
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Congratulations, San Francisco, you've ruined pizza. First the Hawaiians, and now you.
Wut in Inside Out
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8 % of anything is expendable: 8 % of pizza is crust. 8 % of the Snyder Cut was Batman dreaming.
Rick Sanchez in Rick and Morty - Season 6 Episode 2
Forgiveness is divine, but never pay full price for a late pizza!
What do you call someone who likes pineapple but not on their pizza?
Sane.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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