„I'm a godmother, that's a great thing to be, a godmother. She calls me god for short, that's cute, I taught her that.“

Ellen DeGeneres, My Point...And I Do Have One

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US-amerikanische Schauspielerin, Moderatorin, Komikerin und… 1958

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„Her godmother, who was a fairy, said to her, "You want to go to the ball, don't you?"“

—  Charles Perrault French author 1628 - 1703

Tales of Mother Goose, 1727, "Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper"

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„[I]t takes a bad woman to be a good godmother.“

—  Billie Holiday American jazz singer and songwriter 1915 - 1959

Remark made to Rosemary Clooney, circa summer 1956, regarding Holiday's qualifications to serve as godmother to Clooney's second child, as quoted by Clooney in "Profiles: The Heart, The Head, and The Pipes" http://www.rosemaryclooney.com/_1libraryfiles/newyorker8392.html by Whitney Balliett in The New Yorker (August 3, 1992). "Just before she left, I asked her if she would like to be the godmother of my second child, Maria, who was about to be born, and she said yes, that it takes a bad woman to be a good godmother. It was the last time I saw her."

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„I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.“

—  Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962

From article "In Defense of Curiosity" appearing in The Saturday Evening Post 208 (August 24, 1935); 8-9, 64-66. As cited in What I Hope to Leave Behind, The Essential Essays of Eleanor Roosevelt Edited by Alida M. Black, p 20.
As quoted in Todays Health (October 1966)

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„In fact, of all hoodoos in Wall Street I think the resolve to induce the stock market to act as a fairy godmother is the busiest and most persistent.“

—  Edwin Lefèvre, buch Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

Quelle: Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (1923), Chapter XII, p. 149

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„When a woman grabs my braids and says "How cute!" I crab her breast and say "How cute!" She never touches me again!“

—  Russell Means Oglala Lakota activist for the rights of Native American people 1939 - 2012

Quelle: Where White Men Fear to Tread: The Autobiography of Russell Means

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„Now she hates me. I have taught her that, at least.“

—  William Faulkner, buch Light in August

Quelle: Light in August

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„An unfriendly fairy godmother presented him with a keen sense of humor. Nothing is more fatal in politics. --Colonel Edward M. House, adviser to President Woodrow Wilson.“

—  Thomas R. Marshall American politician who served as the 28th Vice President of the United States 1854 - 1925

Charles M. Thomas, Thomas Riley Marshall, Hoosier Statesman (Oxford, OH:1939), p. 153.

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„I was in love with a beautiful blonde once, dear. She drove me to drink. That's the one thing I'm so indebted to her for.“

—  W.C. Fields actor 1880 - 1946

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)
Variante: 'Twas a woman who drove me to drink. I never had the courtesy to thank her.

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