fannie flagg Quotes

Remember if people talk behind your back, it only means you're two steps ahead!
tags: people
— Fannie Flagg
All right, then, I'd die for you. How about that? Don't you think somebody could die for love?
tags: right die
— Fannie Flagg
Face it girls. I'm older and I have more insurance.
tags: girls
— Fannie Flagg
I have a lot of friends that are ex-Miss Alabamas and ex-Miss Georgias.
tags: friends
— Fannie Flagg
The food in the South is as important as food anywhere because it defines a person's culture.
tags: food culture
— Fannie Flagg
Marriage. Isn't it great? Each time you fall back in love with your [spouse] it gets better and better.
tags: time marriage
— Fannie Flagg
In order to be Miss Anybody you had to have excellent grades, and I had terrible grades because of my dyslexia.
— Fannie Flagg
Yes, I suffer terribly from depression. I have to work at being happy, it's not my natural instinct. My natural instinct is, if something wonderful happens, to throw water in my own face.
tags: work depression water instinct
— Fannie Flagg
Hazel always used to say There's not enough darkness in the entire universe to snuff out the light of just one little candle.
tags: darkness universe
— Fannie Flagg
It's always the darkest just before the glorious dawn.
— Fannie Flagg
If you cage a wild thing, you can be sure it will die, but if you let it run free, nine times out of ten it will run back home.
tags: time wild die
— Fannie Flagg
Daddy gave me real useful information to protect me in the real world. If anyone hits me, I'm not to hit them back. I wait until their back is turned, then hit them in the head with a brick.
tags: world real
— Fannie Flagg
Being an only child and losing both my parents at an early age, I have found that the friends I have made over the years are the people who help me get through life, good times and bad.
tags: children time people friends age help child bad parent year
— Fannie Flagg
You're just a bee charmer, Idgie Threadgoode. That's what you are, a bee charmer.
— Fannie Flagg
You never know what's in a person's heart until they're tested, do you?
tags: heart
— Fannie Flagg
You know, a heart can be broken, but it keeps on beating, just the same.
tags: heart broken
— Fannie Flagg
That's what I'm living on now, honey, dreams, dreams of what I used to do.
tags: living dreams honey
— Fannie Flagg
Don't give up before the miracle happens.
tags: miracle
— Fannie Flagg
Strangely enough, the first character in Fried Green Tomatoes was the cafe, and the town. I think a place can be as much a character in a novel as the people.
tags: character people novel
— Fannie Flagg
Remember, if people talk about you behind your back, it only means you are two steps ahead of them.
tags: people
— Fannie Flagg
The line between the public life and the private life has been erased, due to the rapid decline of manners and courtesy. There is a certain crudeness and crassness that has suddenly become accepted behavior, even desirable.
— Fannie Flagg
Being a successful person is not necessarily defined by what you have achieved, but by what you have overcome.
tags: people successful
— Fannie Flagg
I wonder how many people don't get the one they want, but end up with the one they're supposed to be with.
tags: people wonder
— Fannie Flagg
If you do everything in your power to avoid writing and still can't, then you must be a writer.
tags: power writing
— Fannie Flagg
In her opinion, Alexander Graham Bell and Clarence Birdseye are the two greatest Americans that ever lived excluding Robert E. Lee. She believes we never lost the War Between the States, that General Lee thought General Grant was the butler and just naturally handed him his sword.
tags: thoughts believe lost opinion war american
— Fannie Flagg
I believe poor people are good people, except the ones that are mean . . .
tags: people believe poor
— Fannie Flagg
By the way, is there anything sadder than toys on a grave?
— Fannie Flagg
It's funny, when you're a child you think time will never go by, but when you hit about twenty, time passes like you're on the fast train to Memphis. I guess life just slips up on everybody. It sure did on me.
tags: children time funny child
— Fannie Flagg
It's funny, most people can be around someone and then gradually begin to love them and never know exactly when it happened
tags: people funny
— Fannie Flagg
I longed to be a writer, always wanted to be a writer.
— Fannie Flagg
I believe in God, but I don't think you have to go crazy to prove it.
tags: believe crazy god
— Fannie Flagg
I think that people that are not sensitive, who seem to bang through life, do survive, but I don't think they get the really soaring feelings that people who are more artistically bent can get.
tags: people
— Fannie Flagg
Are you a politician or does lying just run in your family?
tags: lying
— Fannie Flagg
I just know there's an albino living in the colored quarters. I can feel it in my bones.
tags: living
— Fannie Flagg
People cain't help being what they are any more than a skunk can help being a skunk. Don't you think if they had their choice they would rather be something else? Sure they would. People are just weak.
tags: people choice help
— Fannie Flagg
He had mourned each of those great trains as, one by one, they were pulled off the lines and left to rust in some yard, like old aristocrats, fading away; antique relics of times gone by.
tags: time gone
— Fannie Flagg
The ones that hurt the most always say the least.
tags: hurt
— Fannie Flagg
No matter what you look like, there's somebody who's gonna think you're the handsomest man in the world.
tags: men world
— Fannie Flagg
Albert and I would spend hours and hours looking at them. Cleo had this big magnifying glass on his desk, and we'd find centipedes and grasshoppers and beetles and potato bugs, ants . . . and put them in a jar and look at them. They have the sweetest little faces and the cutest expressions. After we'd looked at them all we wanted to, we'd put them in the yard and let them go on about their business.
tags: business
— Fannie Flagg
There Lives More Faith in Honest Doubt, Believe Me, Than Half the Creeds. - Alfred, Lord Tennyson
tags: live believe doubt faith
— Fannie Flagg
fannie flagg
Birth    : September 21, 1944
Occupation  : Actress