quote by Eleanor Roosevelt

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 should be curiosity.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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I've been a godmother loads of times, but being a grandmother is better than anything.


Even miracles take a little time.

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No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dreams that you wish will come true.

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.

I believe that our lives, just like fairy tales - the stories that have been written by us humans, through our own experiences of living - will always have a Hero and a Heroine, a Fairy Godmother and a Wicked Witch.


The key to happiness - as any good fairy godmother will tell you - is not to avoid problems, but to overcome them.

A dream is a wish your heart makes, when you're fast asleep.

That's enough, and I have a ministry as a neighbor as well.

A ministry as a friend and a ministry as an aunt and a godmother, and family is very much in the circle of my vocation.

Know ye what it is to be a child? It is to have a spirit yet streaming from the waters of baptism; it is to believe in love, to believe in loveliness, to believe in belief.

This reminds me, Godmother, to ask you a serious question.

You are as wise as wise can be (having been brought up by the fairies), and you can tell me this: Is it better to have had a good thing and lost it, or never to have had it?


My deceased grandmother on my mom's side was a real fairy godmother, who lived to be 102 and who I always feel is looking after me.

The idea that somebody else is going to swoop down and play the fairy godmother role is pretty unlikely, so why not take care of yourself?

Once upon a time there was a fairy godmother, but the rest of the time there was none. This story is about one of those other times.

Maybe she was being so hoity-toity because she didn't have her own fairy godmother.

Tell me the story, Pew. . . . It was a woman. You always say that. There's always a woman somewhere, child; a princess, a witch, a stepmother, a mermaid, a fairy godmother, or one as wicked as she is beautiful, or as beautiful as she is good. Is that the complete list? Then there is the woman you love. Who's she? That's another story.


You've got to make haste while it's still light of day.

My godmother used to say, I don't want to rust out, I just want to work out. If you stand still long enough, people will throw dirt on you.

Is it better to have had a good thing and lost it, or never to have had it?

The best thing about my faerie godmother is that the creepy just keeps on coming.

You've got to make haste while it's still light of day.

I'd just love magic. I'd love to be able to just click and transport. I'd be like a fairy little godmother, I think, going round hearing what people wish for and seeing what I could do for them.


All programmers are optimists. Perhaps this modern sorcery especially attracts those who believe in happy endings and fairy godmothers. Perhaps the hundreds of nitty frustrations drive away all but those who habitually focus on the end goal. Perhaps it is merely that computers are young, programmers are younger, and the young are always optimists.

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.

People called me the godmother of punk, but I never name myself anything.

I truly have a village supporting me.

My son has godmothers, godfathers, grandparents and so many others in his life who love him as much as I do. They're there for both of us. I may not have a mate or husband, but I'm definitely not a single parent.

I am amazed at the response of my being on the show.

Everywhere I go, every young person points at me and says "Hi, Aunt Dolly." Or "Are you Aunt Dolly?" I love doing the show and I love Miley and Billy Ray [Cyrus]. I am proud to be her honorary Godmother.


There are no magics or elves / Or timely godmothers to guide us.

We are lost, must / Wizard a track through our own screaming weed.

Good guilt is a product of love and responsibility.

It is a natural, positive instinct that parents and good child care providers have. If bad guilt is a monster, good guilt is a friendly fairy godmother, yakking away in your head to keep you alert to the needs of your baby.

Helena (Bonham Carter) is one of the coolest kindest women I've ever met.

We had so much fun. She has the best sense of humor. I loved her fairy godmother. It came at a point during night shoots where I was exhausted. It was trippy, weird and cold ... and then Helena showed up. It was like this bright light on the horizon; it was wonderful.

I met India Arie, who is one of my favorite artists of all time.

It was really sweet; I was broken up with a month before, and she stayed up texting me all night and was helping me through it. Her text message looks like a song of hers. She's sort of become my fairy godmother.

Her godmother simply touched her with her wand, and, at the same moment, her clothes were turned into cloth of gold and silver, all decked with jewels.


I lived with my godmother and mother in New Zealand until I was seven.

They were both Jungian psychologists and had a homeless shelter for street gang members in New Zealand.

Well, I have a lot of appetites and try to revel in almost everything, so inspiration can even come from a well-appointed submarine sandwich, you know? Potentially in the form of The Godmother from Santa Monica's Bay Cities [Italian Deli &] Bakery. But for a primal "Wow, every sense is on fire!" moment, it would have to be live music.

I am not personally a parent. But I do have two godchildren and am expecting a third. I am naturally concerned for their future. If I ruled the world you could bet your boots that none of them would ever set their eyes on any such contraptions as digital clocks and pocket calculators. But alas, I do not rule the world and that, I am afraid, is the story of my life - always a godmother, never a God.

I'm a - I'm a, um, a godmother which is just, that's fun to be a godmother, she is so precious, she's the light of my life, she's two... or five or something, and she's, uh... I don't know, I've never seen her - the pictures are precious, she just seems so, y'know... She lives clear across town, I don't have that kind of time, but, um... Well, I send money and stuff, it's not like I don't have a connection...