What is patriotism but love of the good things we ate in our childhood? I have said elsewhere that the loyalty to Uncle Sam is the loyalty to doughnuts and ham and sweet potatoes and the loyalty to the German Vaterland is the loyalty to Pfannkuchen and Christmas Stollen. As for international understanding, I feel that macaroni has done more for our appreciation of Italy than Mussolini... in food, as in death, we feel the essential brotherhood of mankind.
Well, I... I think that it... that it wasn't enough to just want to see Uncle Henry and Auntie Em... and it's that if I ever go looking for my heart's desire again, I won't look any further than my own backyard; because if it isn't there, I never really lost it to begin with.[Note: This line is ranked #23 in the American Film Institute's list of the top 100 movie quotations in American cinema.]
Daddy, what about Uncle Tommy?Who: Sarah
Uncle Andross! Ahhhhhhh!Who: Andrew Oikonny
What are we doing, Uncle Jack? What's happening? What do you want me to do?Who: Steven Carter
We're the battling bastards of Bataan; No papa, no mama, no Uncle Sam; No aunts, no uncles, no nieces; No pills, no planes, no artillery pieces.... And nobody gives a damn.Sung by soldiers defending the Bataan peninsula, on the northwest of Manila Bay, the last major force holding out against Japanese invaders of the Philippines.[ ]
My wife had an Uncle who could never walk down the nave of his abbey without wondering whether it would take spin.In The Twentieth Century Revisited, BBC T V programme,1982.
I think that Elin Jones made the point that that £450 million could have gone on health or anything else, but obviously the issue is that if you had another £450 million from somewhere else, you have got another £450 million, but what does that tell you? That is like saying, if my aunty was a bloke, she would be my Uncle.rhodri morgan
Her Uncle drove a taxi which he had purchased on the 'never never' system. You pay $80 down and more than you can afford for the rest of your life.Edgar Wallace, novel "More Educated Evans" (1926)
Hi, Uncle. What are you doing with my ball?Who: Bobby Thornberry
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