Fannie Flagg Quotes

Who is Fannie Flagg?

Fannie Flagg is an American actress, comedian and author.

Born September 21, 1944

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Best 25 Quotes by Fannie Flagg

“If you do everything in your power to avoid writing and still can't, then you must be a writer.”

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Quotes

“Are you a politician or does lying just run in your family?”

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

“I believe in God, but I don't think you have to go crazy to prove it.”

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

“I wonder how many people don’t get the one they want, but end up with the one they’re supposed to be with.”

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

“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.”

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

“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.”

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

“No matter what you look like, there's somebody who's gonna think you're the handsomest man in the world.”

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

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“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.”

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

“Remember if people talk behind your back, it only means you are two steps ahead.”

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

“The ones that hurt the most always say the least.”

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

“You know, a heart can be broken, but it keeps on beating, just the same.”

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

“You never know what's in a person's heart until they're tested, do you?”

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

I Still Dream About You Quotes

“Don't give up before the miracle happens.”

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I Still Dream About You

“If you did tell the truth or if you didn’t, there were always consequences.”

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I Still Dream About You

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“It's always the darkest just before the glorious dawn.”

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I Still Dream About You

“It's good to spread your luck around and it always comes back to you.”

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I Still Dream About You

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“Taste doesn’t cost a dime, but if you don’t have it, you can’t buy it for a million dollars.”

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I Still Dream About You

“There's not enough darkness in the entire universe to snuff out the light of just one little candle.”

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I Still Dream About You

“They say envy is a coal that comes hot and hissing straight from hell.”

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I Still Dream About You

The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion Quotes

“Being a successful person is not necessarily defined by what you have achieved, but by what you have overcome.”

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The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion

“I just think humiliation really causes more harm than maybe being physically beaten.”

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The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion

“They say the truth can set you free, but sometimes it can really depress the hell out of you.”

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The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion

“When you live long enough to see your children begin to look at you with different eyes, and you can look at them not as your children, but as people, it’s worth getting older with all the creaks and wrinkles.”

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The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion

“You may not be the person your mother wants you to be, but you are you. Our job here is to try and separate the wheat from the chaff and figure out who you are and not who your mother thinks you are.”

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The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion

“Your mother formed an incorrect opinion of you and, naturally, you agreed with her. Children always think their parents are right. But in this case, your mother was entirely wrong. Think about it.”

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The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion