Uncle Quotes

In times of need ...

In times of need a pig is called uncle. - Albanian Proverb
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β€œWhere is home? I’ve wondered where home is, and I realized it’s not Mars or someplace like that...

β€œWhere is home? I’ve wondered where home is, and I realized it’s not Mars or someplace like that, it’s Indianapolis when I was nine years old. I had a brother and a sister, a cat and a dog, and a mother and a father and uncles and aunts. And there’s no way I can get there again.” Kurt Vonnegut
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You wouldn’t hear a dump truck driving...

You wouldn’t hear a dump truck driving through a nitroglycerin plant. - Uncle Lewis (National Lampoons Christmas Vacation)
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You must never give in to despair, allow yourself to slip down that road ...

You must never give in to despair, allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts. In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength. ~ Uncle Iroh
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"You must never give into despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road a...

"You must never give into despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts. In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength." - Uncle Iroh
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In the darkest times, hope is some...

In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength - uncle Iroh
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"Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its...

"Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame." Uncle Iroh, Avatar: The Last Airbender.
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"Pride is not the opposite of shame...

"Pride is not the opposite of shame but it's source. True humility is the only antidote to shame." - Uncle Iroh
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β€œThis is your life and y...

β€œThis is your life and you only get out of it what you put into it” β€” Uncle Phil
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 27
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"Sometimes life is like this dark tunnel. You can't alw...

"Sometimes life is like this dark tunnel. You can't always see the light at the end of the tunnel, but if you just keep moving. You will come to a better place." -Uncle Iroh
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"Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its...

"Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame." Uncle Iroh, Avatar: The Last Airbender.
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"It is important to draw wisdom from diff...

"It is important to draw wisdom from different places. If you take it from only one place it becomes rigid and stale" - Uncle Iroh
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"Pride is not the opposite of shame...

"Pride is not the opposite of shame, but it's source. True humility is the only antidote to shame." - Uncle Iroh
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β€œIf I had known what it meant to love, I wouldn't have had children, because once we...

β€œIf I had known what it meant to love, I wouldn't have had children, because once we love, we love forever, like Uncle Two's wife, Step-aunt Two, who can't stop loving her gambler son, the son who is burning up the family fortune like a pyromaniac.” β€” Kim ThΓΊy
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You must never give in to despair! Allow yourself to slip down that road ...

You must never give in to despair! Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts. In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength -Uncle Iroh
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"I'm seventeen and I'm crazy. My uncle says the t...

"I'm seventeen and I'm crazy. My uncle says the two always go together. When people ask your age, he said, always say seventeen and insane." β€” Ray Bradbury
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β€œThey’re just gonna squeeze money out o...

β€œThey’re just gonna squeeze money out of these people until they say uncle; Uncle Sam, I imagine.” - your mom on a good day
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"If you could do good things for other people...

"If you could do good things for other people, then you have a moral obligation to do those things." -Uncle Ben (The Amazing Spider-Man, 2012)
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"While it is always best to believe in onesel...

"While it is always best to believe in oneself,a little help from others can be a great blessing." - Uncle Iroh in Avatar: The Last Airbender
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 26
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β€œPride is not the opposite of shame...

β€œPride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame.” - Uncle Iroh
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 21
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"You know, Prince Zuko, destiny is a funny thing. You never know how things ...

"You know, Prince Zuko, destiny is a funny thing. You never know how things are going to work out. But if you keep an open mind and an open heart, I promise you will find your own destiny someday." -Uncle Iroh, Avatar the Last Airbender
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 27
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β€œIt is important to draw wisdom from different pla...

β€œIt is important to draw wisdom from different places. If you take it from only one place it become rigid and stale.” -Uncle Iroh, Avatar The Last Airbender
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"When I was a boy, my uncle accidentally shot ...

"When I was a boy, my uncle accidentally shot an arrow into the corner of my eye. But I still can't see my way to forgiving him." ~ T.E. Mansfield
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"If you look for the light, you can alwa...

"If you look for the light, you can always find it. But if you look for the dark, that is all you will ever see" -Uncle Iroh LoK
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 14
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"You must never give into despair. Allow yours...

"You must never give into despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender yourself to your lowest instincts." - Uncle Iroh, ATOL
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"Pride is not the opposite of shame...

"Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame." -- Uncle Iroh
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 29
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"Have you noticed how capitalists tend to refer to 'the market' as some nebulo...

"Have you noticed how capitalists tend to refer to 'the market' as some nebulous force that can't be understood or constrained? Do you want your captain to romanticize getting lost in an ocean that doesn't have to exist?" ~ Uncle Nickelbags
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 09
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"The human brain is an amazing organ. It keeps working 24 hour...

"The human brain is an amazing organ. It keeps working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 52 weeks a year, from before you leave the womb, right up until the day you find politics." --Uncle Jo
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To expect perfection is to invite misery, b...

To expect perfection is to invite misery, but to strive for anything less is to accept failure from the start -my uncle as far as I know
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 23
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Stubbornness and dedic...

Stubbornness and dedication are separated only by purpose. - My late uncle
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 08
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"I don't want to HAVE ...

"I don't want to HAVE a good liver, I want to BE a good liver" - My uncle
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 28
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"It is important to draw wisdom from diffe...

"It is important to draw wisdom from different places. If you take it from only one place it become rigid and stale." -Uncle Iroh
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"We spent the first 10 years of our career learning what to d...

"We spent the first 10 years of our career learning what to do, the second 10 doing it, and the last 10 realizing that was stupid" -My retired uncle on his career as a marine and firefighter
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 23
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My father just die and my uncle said, "Loss ...

My father just die and my uncle said, "Loss of such love takes the mind where minds do not usually go." Most powerful thing I've ever heard.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 21
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"You must never give into despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road ...

"You must never give into despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts. In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength." -Uncle Iroh
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"You're untalented and unfunny...

"You're untalented and unfunny, you're PERFECT for drama!!" Harold Zoidberg (Dr. Zoidberg's Uncle)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 27
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"You're unfunny and untalented....

"You're unfunny and untalented...you're PERFECT for drama!!" - Harold Zoidberg (Dr. Zoidberg's Uncle)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 25
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Uncles, man. Close enough to take it pe...

Uncles, man. Close enough to take it personally, removed enough to say 'fuck that guy. My sister raised a shitbag.' -u/Dubhd
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 21
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"I'd like a world where pe...

"I'd like a world where people leave a penny instead of taking a penny" -my uncle
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"Oooh, if you have never been to Alaska, go there while it is still wild. My favori...

"Oooh, if you have never been to Alaska, go there while it is still wild. My favorite uncle asked me if I wanted to go there, Uncle Sam. He said if you don’t go, you’re going to jail. That is how Uncle Sam asks you." - Bob Ross, on his military experience
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 21
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"Uncle Sam. Reaching into your shirt an...

"Uncle Sam. Reaching into your shirt and squeezing your tit till it's purple." -- Captain Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption
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"Don't believe ev...

"Don't believe everything you read." - My Uncle's Knee-cap
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I'm seventeen and I'm crazy. My uncle says ...

I'm seventeen and I'm crazy. My uncle says the two always go together. When people ask your age, he said, always say seventeen and insane
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