Top Nanny Quotes

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1. "Tackling the environment should not be a licence to lecture people, because they have no excuse not to exercise, or eat their fruit and vegetables. Nannying - at least among adults - is likely to be counterproductive. Providing information is empowering; lecturing people is not. So, no excuses, no nannying."
Author: Andrew Lansley
2. "I had one nanny who made me sit in front of a bowl of porridge for three or four days running when I refused to eat it. I remember being very unhappy about that."
Author: Anjelica Huston
3. "I'll never tell you to stop loving. You see, I believe in hopeless love. Oh yes. I believe in it with all my heart, though you may discount the heart of an old nanny like me. For real love brings pain. Real love means sacrifices and hurts and all the thousand shocks of life. But it also means beauty, true beauty."
Author: Anne Elisabeth Stengl
4. "A mother's love: the sacred relationship of affording a nanny so as to be tolerated as a granny."
Author: Bauvard
5. "I hate the endless admonishments of a nanny state that lives in fear of its lawyers. While colonies of dim-witted traffic wardens swarm about looking for minor parking infringements, nobody seems to notice that our very social fabric is falling apart."
Author: Christopher Fowler
6. "I get out of the pool after a workout and look on my BlackBerry to see if the nanny called and to make sure everything's okay. My child is always on my mind."
Author: Dana Torres
7. "Now, now," said Vale in a sickeningly sweet voice reminiscent of a nursery nanny. "I already gave him a drubbing for courting Emmie."Reynaud raised his eyebrows. "You did?""He did not," Hartley said even as Vale nodded happily. "I threw him down the stairs."Vale pursed his lips and looked skyward. "Not my recollection, but I can see how your memory of the event may've become hazy."
Author: Elizabeth Hoyt
8. "The nannyism is partly to distract from the corruption — and partly just another opportunity to leverage it. A good general rule is that the more a government wants to run its citizens' lives, the worse job it will do at the most basic tasks of government."
Author: Glenn Reynolds
9. "Sekolahpun keliru bila ia tidak tahu diri bahwa peranannya tidak seperti yang diduga selama ini. Ia bukan penentu gagal tidaknya seorang anak. Ia tak berhak menjadi perumus masa depan."
Author: Goenawan Mohamad
10. "Not an ugly color, Nanny thought. Just not a human color."
Author: Gregory Maguire
11. "But men don't dry up, Melena objected; they can father to the death. Ah, we're slow learners, Nanny countered. But they can't learn at all."
Author: Gregory Maguire
12. "Mereka melepaskan saya tanpa air mata. Hidup ini perjuangan, jangan kesatkan perjalanannya dengan perasaan."
Author: Hasrizal Abdul Jamil
13. "My dear boy', Le Chiffre spoke like a father, 'the game of Red Indians is over, quite over. You have stumbled by mischance into a game for grown-ups and you have already found it a painful experience. You are not equipped, my dear boy, to play games with adults and it very foolish of your nanny in London to have sent you out here with your spade and bucket. Very foolish indeed and most unfortunate for you.''But we must stop joking, my dear fellow, although I am sure you would like to follow me in developing this amusing little cautionary tale."
Author: Ian Fleming
14. "Sorry, Sam, but I call 'em like see 'em. When you hire a nanny for the kids, you hire Mrs. Doubtfire. When you hire someone who looks like Sunny...well, then I'm afraid you hired her for yourself."
Author: Jennifer Shirk
15. "I remember us saying that we liked small houses, that proximity engendered closeness in a family. That nobody should be raised by a nanny or in day care. I remember us saying that time, not money, was the greatest resource. That everything would be all right. That the universe would provide. That belief was a force more powerful than gravity itself."
Author: Jonathan Evison
16. "Dan selama perjalanannya itu, ia jadi tahu- bahwa hati yang paling rapuh sekalipun dapat belajar menyayangi, kehilangan, dan menyanyangi lagi"
Author: Kate DiCamillo
17. "Kukira yang paling kusukai dari dirinya adalah bahwa dia membuat kesederhanaan jadi indah. Kedengarannya mudah, tapi hal besar pada saat itu. Sekarang juga masih. Berapa kali kau berada di restoran yang seharusnya bagus tapi kau bahkan tidak bisa merasakan makanannya karena terselubung dalam... inovasi?"
Author: Kate Klise
18. "I did not have a personal relationship with Jesus until I met my nanny, who helped me through a failing marriage and raising my two boys in a New York City apartment. She showed me by example what it was like to be able to talk to Jesus and bring all my cares and worries to Him. That was in 1990."
Author: Kim Alexis
19. "I took two little girls with me, my daughter, Nanny, and her best friend, Allison Mitchell. They had never been off Cape Cod before. When we saw a river, we had to stop so they could stand by it"
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
20. "I had two children. I had a nanny to manage my kids."
Author: Leslie Caron
21. "We are four worthy orphans with a no-nonsense nanny."Like Mary Poppins?" suggested the man, with a pleased look of recognition.Not one bit like that fly-by-night woman," Nanny said with a sniff. "It almost gives me diabetes just to think of her: all those disgusting spoonfuls of sugar!"
Author: Lois Lowry
22. "If I'm going to work, hopefully I have a late call time, and can hang out with Rain and our nanny until we shoot."
Author: Marisol Nichols
23. "I found a nanny/child care position in Beverly Hills taking care of a 3-year-old and a 17-year-old. They had a large, wealthy house. I learned that I liked the way rich people lived. I learned that they were not smarter than me."
Author: Mark Burnett
24. "In his book "Soft Despotism, Democracy's Drift", Paul Rahe writes, "Human dignity is bound up with taking responsibility for conducting one's own affairs." But today the state cocoons "one's own affairs" so thoroughly as to remove almost all responsibility from modern life, and much of human dignity with it. And, if personal consequences have been all but abolished, societal consequences are harder to dodge...A society of children cannot survive, no matter how all-embracing the government nanny."
Author: Mark Steyn
25. "I feel like I have an amazing support team, between my husband and my nanny and my parents, who are very involved with my kids. I also have an incredible creative team with my manager, agent and publicist."
Author: Melora Hardin
26. "I used to babysit a lot, and I used to be a nanny."
Author: Moira Kelly
27. "Tunggu malaikat. Jangan dulu dikabulkan apa yang dia minta. Aku ingin mendengar tangisan dan permohonannya lebih lama lagi karena Aku mencintainya. Jika waktunya tiba, Aku akan mengabulkan semua permohonannya, bahkan akan Kulebihkan dari yang dia minta."
Author: Muhammad Asad
28. "Lalu, kenapa menikah itu jadi kewajiban?" tanyaku setelah menelan suapan makanan pertamaku."Asli, gue jadi beneran nggak nafsu makan. Makasih lho, Nin." Agnes mengerucutkan bibir, menatap makanannya tanpa selera."Ya udah, maaf. Makan lagi deh, gue diem." Kataku geli."Karena menikah itu takdirnya manusia? Manusia kan konon diciptakan berpasang-pasangan." kata Agnes. Klise."
Author: Okke Sepatumerah
29. "Hidup ini ibarat batu giling. Perlu ada alu dan alas. Kedua-duanya perlu berganding bagi menggiling lada kering. Air pula peranannya bagi menjadikan gilingan lada ini lebih lembut dan halus. Lada pula mudah hancur. Tengok, Allah jadikan sesuatu itu ada gunanya (Travelog cinta abadi)"
Author: Raudzah 'Roza' Roslan
30. "I pay our nanny more than I'm earning."
Author: Rupert Penry Jones
31. "Because I got distracted Googling for information on the nanny murder (a good journalist always checks her facts, particularly when the primary source is Sophie, a girl who spouts gossip like she's auditioning to become the next Perez Hilton). It turns out however that Sophie was correct on all points about the murder, which isn't that comforting."
Author: Sarah Alderson
32. "Nanny's philosophy of life was to do what seemed like a good idea at the time, and do it as hard as possible. It had never let her down."
Author: Terry Pratchett
33. "It's daft, locking us up," said Nanny. "I'd have had us killed.""That's because you're basically good," said Magrat. "The good are innocent and create justice. The bad are guilty, which is why they invent mercy."
Author: Terry Pratchett
34. "Nanny Ogg could see the future in the froth on a beer mug. It invariably showed that she was going to enjoy a refreshing drink which she almost certainly was not going to pay for."
Author: Terry Pratchett
35. "Nanny Ogg looked under her bed in case there was a man there. Well, you never knew your luck."
Author: Terry Pratchett
36. "I don't hold with paddlin' with the occult," said Granny firmly. "Once you start paddlin' with the occult you start believing in spirits, and when you start believing in spirits you start believing in demons, and then before you know where you are you're believing in gods. And then you're in trouble.""But all them things exist," said Nanny Ogg."That's no call to go around believing in them. It only encourages 'em."
Author: Terry Pratchett
37. "Nanny Ogg never did any housework herself, but she was the cause of housework in other people."
Author: Terry Pratchett
38. "Magrat liked to think she was good with children, and worried that she wasn't. She didn't like them very much, and worried about this too. Nanny Ogg seemed to be effortlessly good with children by alternately and randomly giving them either a sweet or a thick ear, while Granny Weatherwax ignored them for most of the time and that seemed to work just as well."
Author: Terry Pratchett
39. "I heard this story once," she said, "where this bloke got locked up for years and years and he learned amazin' stuff about the universe and everythin' from another prisoner who was incredibly clever, and then he escaped and got his revenge.""What incredibly clever stuff do you know about the universe, Gytha Ogg?" said Granny."Bugger all," said Nanny cheerfully."Then we'd better bloody well escape right now."
Author: Terry Pratchett
40. "Divers alarums and excursions', she read, uncertainly. 'That means lots of terrible happenings, said Magrat. 'You always put that in plays.'Alarums and what?', said Nanny Ogg, who hadn't been listening.Excursions', said Magrat patienly.Oh.' Nanny Ogg brightened a bit. 'The seaside would be nice,' she said.Oh do shut up, Gytha,' said Granny Weatherwax. 'They're not for you. They're only for divers, like it says. Probably so they can recover from all them alarums."
Author: Terry Pratchett
41. "Oh, we're always all right. You remember that. We happen to other people.-Nanny Ogg"
Author: Terry Pratchett
42. "Many people could say things in a cutting way, Nanny knew. But Granny Weatherwax could listen in a cutting way. She could make something sound stupid just by hearing it."
Author: Terry Pratchett
43. "I've got nothing but the greatest respect for Mrs. Gogol," said Granny. "A fine woman. But talks a bit too much. If I was her, I'd have had a couple of big nails right through that thing by now.""You would, too," said Nanny. "It's a good thing you're good, ain't it."
Author: Terry Pratchett
44. "I know it's bullshit that I say "babysitter" instead of nanny. What I have is a full-time nanny, and I should be roundly punished for trying to make it seem like the teenager next door comes over one night a week. But I don't like the word "nanny." It gives me class anxiety and race anxiety. And that is why I will henceforth refer to our nanny as our Coordinator of Toddlery."
Author: Tina Fey
45. "I want to raise my own baby. I don't want my baby crying for some other strange lady, some nanny. I am not down with that."
Author: Tionne Watkins
46. "I'm more of an actor than a musician. I've made a little name for myself as an actor, but I also front this band. We have some great players out here, and we've found a little niche with L.A. Hootenanny."
Author: Todd Lowe
47. "I'd lose my mind if I heard my kid call the nanny Mommy."
Author: Toni Braxton
48. "Ketika wanita menangis, itu bukan berarti dia sedang mengeluarkan senjata terampuhnya, melainkan justru berarti dia sedang mengeluarkan senjata terakhirnya.""Ketika wanita menangis, itu bukan berarti dia tidak berusaha menahannya, melainkan karena pertahanannya sudah tak mampu lagi membendung air matanya.""Ketika wanita menangis, itu bukan karena dia ingin terlihat lemah, melainkan karena dia sudah tidak sanggup berpura – pura kuat"
Author: Windhy Puspitadewi
49. "Nanny's words made Janie's kiss across the gatepost seem like a manure pile after a rain"
Author: Zora Neale Hurston
50. "Dis love! Dat's just whut's got us uh pullin' and haulin' and sweatin' and doin' from can't see in de mornin' till can't see at night." Nanny to Janie"
Author: Zora Neale Hurston

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Author: Benny Green

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