49 Quotes About My Uncle

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Every relative plays a special role in the development of a child’s life. These quotes about my uncle represent the unique position they have and the bonds that are formed between their nieces and nephews.

“A city is like a family portrait – you don’t tear it up if you don’t like your uncle’s nose.”

“Additionally, this tax forces family businesses to invest in Uncle Sam rather than the economy. When families are forced to repurchase businesses because of the death tax, that means less money is being invested in new jobs and capital expansion.”

“Although I liked especially physics and mathematics for which I had considerable talent, I decided to study medicine. This profession had for me a strong emotional appeal, which was reinforced by having an uncle who was an excellent surgeon.”

“Being a son, brother, uncle and brother-in-law is all I care about.”

“Being an uncle brings me utter joy.”

“By the time I was in my teens, I was reading science fiction. I had this maternal uncle who had cartons of books. It’s important to read because you have to fill your head with words.”

“Every wedding is slightly different from the other. But you always get to meet the funny uncle and the weirdo relatives, and there’s always someone trying to beat you up for not playing enough Beatles songs or something.”

“Everybody that I was in school with had an uncle or father in the law, and I started to realize that I was going to end up writing briefs for about ten years for these fellows who I thought I was smarter than. And I was kind of losing my feeling for that.”

“Fortunately, as it pertains to guns, my dad and uncle introduced me to guns the way it needs to be done: smart, slow and safe.”

“I am always updating and coming up with something fresh, whether it’s a colour, a trend, or a design, as my uncle always taught me to be unique and different.”

“I come from a religious family – my father is a pastor, my uncle, my sister and her husband are a pastor team.”

“I could not spend the rest of my life sitting in Brazil writing down who called whom uncle and aunt.”

“I do not identify as a person with a disability. I’m a disabled person. And I’ll be a monkey’s disabled uncle if I’m going to apologise for that.”

“I feel like I’ve been around performance my whole life. My mom and uncle had done plays.”

“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.”

“I grew up watching and learning from the ultimate partnership, and that is of my father and late uncle.”

“I grew up with my uncle’s comic books at my grandma’s house, so I’ve always loved my comic book reading.”

“I have bitten down or swallowed a few pellets through the years. My uncle had his appendix removed and there were over 100 lead pellets in it. He might have died of lead poisoning. Now that is eating a lot of game.”

“I learned to ride a ten-speed when I was 4 or 5. My uncle gave me the bike, hand-me-down, and everyone used to stare at me riding up and down this block. I was too short to reach the pedals, so I put my legs through the V of the frame. I was famous. The little kid who could ride the ten-speed.”

“I like to wear short-sleeved collared shirts and high-waist trousers with shiny shoes. And at night, when I’m playing, I’ll often wear suits. But it started with my uncle’s vintage clothes.”

“I mean, I’m an uncle of seven or eight, and I don’t mind it at all! Kids are great. Kids are the best six-hour experience you can have! ”

“I remember my uncle and my father telling me that my mother didn’t want me because I was blind. She thought being blind was a disgrace and a punishment from God.”

“I spent a lot of time on farms when I was young. My uncle and my dad owned a big farm.”

“I suppose the best advice I ever got, frankly the advice that changed my life, came from my uncle who told me to go to drama school and study acting instead of taking a job, because he said the job would always be there.”

“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.”

“If you’re not a parent, if you’re an aunt or uncle or neighbor, books are an amazing gift.”

“I’m a good uncle, but I’m not a great caretaker. I feel oftentimes pretty selfish within the relationships I have with my siblings and, historically, with what I give back versus what I’ve taken over the years.”

“It was just so cool to put on my uncle’s masks and wrestle with him. I knew that’s what I wanted to do. I wanted to be a part of this world”

“It was my Uncle George who discovered that alcohol was a food well in advance of modern medical thought.”

“I’ve often thought having a politician for a parent must be like having a constantly embarrassing uncle.”

“Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.”

“My dad remembers being in school with my uncle, and the teacher would say outright to the class that the Japanese were second-class citizens and shouldn’t be trusted.”

“My grandfather and my uncle both died from colorectal cancer, my dad almost died from it and I have the gene for it.”

“My life’s experiences, I’ve always had, my uncle used to call it antenna. I know what’s going to happen oftentimes before it happened when it’s involving me.”

“My uncle always said that I could have been a rancher.”

“My uncle’s a lawyer and I remember going to see him in court and thinking, ‘That’s cool, too bad I could never be a lawyer.'”

“My uncle’s house burned down when I was 6 years old. We got out safely. But ever since, I’ve had a nightmare of dying in a fire.”

“She and my uncle were very sociable and would have a lot of people over at night to play cards or whatever. The high spot of those evenings was when we kids got dressed up to do a skit or something to amuse the guests. I loved it.”

“That’s really what drew me into wrestling. To see my own uncle put on the mask every Friday to go into the ring, and me putting on his masks to play wrestle with him. It was a whole different world when it came down to sports.”

“The press is like the peculiar uncle you keep in the attic – just one of those unfortunate things.”

“The same way you can see me sit at a table in a movie and be six different people, the mother and the uncle and all these different things, when I’m in the studio, I can do that, too. I’m not trying to be a recording artist and have a certain type of music for the radio.”

“The thing that I think a lot of guys need to know how to do is not take your mother’s advice about honesty being the best policy. Listen to your cool, drunk uncle who tells you to lie. Those are the relationships that last.”

“There’s a lot of wisdom that my dad and my grandparents and my uncle have been able to impart on me, and what I’ve treasured the most is I’ve seen examples in my life of people embracing their creativity, not feeling insecure about their artistic inclinations.”

“They’ve got great parents; I’m just trying to be the fun uncle.”

“Upon the farm of the uncle with whom I lived, we did know of the mortgage as some dreadful damper on youthful hopes of things that could not be bought. I do have a vivid recollection that the major purpose of a farm was to produce a living right on the spot for the family.”

“When I give my jewelry as a present, I feel like I’m giving protection to someone I care about… I’ve given pieces to my mom, my aunts, my friends. I’ve even made bracelets for my dad and my uncle.”

“When I was young, an eccentric uncle decided to teach me how to lie. Not, he explained, because he wanted me to lie, but because he thought I should know how it’s done so I would recognize when I was being lied to.”

“Whether you’re a mother or father, or a husband or a son, or a niece or a nephew or uncle, breast cancer doesn’t discriminate.”

“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.”

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