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Nappy Quotes By Paul Mooney

If your hair is relaxed, white people are relaxed. If your hair is nappy, they're not happy. — Paul Mooney

Nappy Quotes By Stephen Fry

Language is my whore, my mistress, my wife, my pen-friend, my check-out girl. Language is a complimentary moist lemon-scented cleansing square or handy freshen-up wipette. Language is the breath of God, the dew on a fresh apple, it's the soft rain of dust that falls into a shaft of morning sun when you pull from an old bookshelf a forgotten volume of erotic diaries; language is the faint scent of urine on a pair of boxer shorts, it's a half-remembered childhood birthday party, a creak on the stair, a spluttering match held to a frosted pane, the warm wet, trusting touch of a leaking nappy, the hulk of a charred Panzer, the underside of a granite boulder, the first downy growth on the upper lip of a Mediterranean girl, cobwebs long since overrun by an old Wellington boot. — Stephen Fry

Nappy Quotes By P.D. James

Has it ever occurred to you that a woman, when she is powerful, is more powerful than a man?" "Powerful in a different way, perhaps." Laud said: "It's a power partly based on fear. Perhaps the fear is atavistic, memories of babyhood. Women change the nappy, give the breast or withhold it." Langton said with a faint smile: "Not now, apparently. Fathers change nappies and it's usually a bottle." "But I'm right, Hubert, about power and fear. I wouldn't say it outside these walls, but life in Chambers would be a great deal easier if Venetia fell under that convenient Number 11 bus." He paused, and then asked the question to which he needed an answer. "So I have your support, have I? Can I take it that I'm your choice to succeed you as Head of Chambers? — P.D. James

Nappy Quotes By James Simpson

Cultivate your sense of humour. On life's journey from nappy rash to denture adhesive, humour is a great pain reliever. — James Simpson

Nappy Quotes By Paul Mooney

I think I have a mental nappy attitude. — Paul Mooney

Nappy Quotes By Amar'e Stoudemire

I went from just a regular nappy-headed kid in poverty to Amar'e Stoudemire, New York Knicks captain superstar. But there's a lot in between that allowed me to get from point A to point B. — Amar'e Stoudemire

Nappy Quotes By Tony Blair

There is nothing like waking up at six in the morning and changing a baby's nappy to bring you face to face with life's reality. — Tony Blair

Nappy Quotes By Tim Burton

If I had a choice about going to a meeting at a studio or changing a nappy, I'd choose the nappy. — Tim Burton

Nappy Quotes By Alice Walker

Love yourself. Just love yourself. In fact, the love of the self cures every kind of problem you have with yourself. For instance, if someone calls you nappy-headed, it rolls right off your body, if you love nappy hair. Or if someone calls you buck-toothed or too black, that won't be a problem if you love being buck-toothed or black. If you love it, then so what. The development of self-love cures many of the ills that people suffer from. — Alice Walker

Nappy Quotes By Stokely Carmichael

Our noses are broad, our lips are thick, our hair is nappy-we are black and beautiful! — Stokely Carmichael

Nappy Quotes By Steven Gaines

I'm surprised how easily Don Imus came back. He was off the air for a little while after the 'nappy-headed' comment in 2007, and then he's back as strong as ever. — Steven Gaines

Nappy Quotes By Dick Gregory

What price would God demand from the churches for having the audacity to lighten the color of his son's skin, and straighten out his nappy hair? — Dick Gregory

Nappy Quotes By Issa Rae

Who I was was not acceptable to black L.A. youth: the way I spoke and my sense of humor. Everybody else had relaxers and pressed hair. I wore my hair in an Afro puff. Nappy. The way I dressed. It was all about name brands at the time in L.A. I had no idea. All those things, I failed miserably at. — Issa Rae

Nappy Quotes By Wanda Sykes

Since when did I become the spokesperson for nappy-headed hos? — Wanda Sykes

Nappy Quotes By John Gay

Some folks of cider make a rout
And cider's well enough no doubt
When better liquors fail;
But wine, that's richer, better still,
Ev'n wine itself (deny't who will)
Must yield to nappy ale — John Gay

Nappy Quotes By Elle Kennedy

My first morning back, and I'm in such a terrific mood that I start the day off right by blasting Nappy Roots in the kitchen while I scarf down some cereal. The loud strains of "Good Day" draw the others from their bedrooms, and Garrett is the first to appear, clad in boxers and rubbing his eyes.

"Morning, Sunshine," he mumbles. "Please tell me you made some coffee."

I point to the counter. "Go nuts."

He pours himself a cup and plops down on one of the stools. "Did cartoon chipmunks dress you this morning?" he grumbles. "You're scarily chipper."

"And you're scarily grumpy. Smile, dude. It's our favorite day of the year, remember? — Elle Kennedy

Nappy Quotes By Karl Pilkington

Shitty nappy whizzing through the air, you don't see that in the brochures. — Karl Pilkington

Nappy Quotes By Kiki Dee

I'm a childless woman, yet I felt no maternal urges whatsoever. The prospect of years of broken nights and nappy changes holds no appeal for me. — Kiki Dee

Nappy Quotes By Shia Labeouf

I have a very nappy, curly head. — Shia Labeouf

Nappy Quotes By John Bunyan

Care, mad to see a man sae happy, E'en drouned himsel amang the nappy. — John Bunyan

Nappy Quotes By Ruby Wax

Gandhi said, 'There is more to life than speed'. Unfortunately he didn't tell us what, he just left us hanging while he pranced around in his nappy. To — Ruby Wax

Nappy Quotes By T-Pain

'Nappy' is a state of mind, not an appearance. — T-Pain

Nappy Quotes By Snoop Dogg

It's Christmas time and my rhyme's steady bumpin.
Everybody happy, hair still nappy,
Gonna steal a gift for my old grandpappy ... — Snoop Dogg

Nappy Quotes By Maya Angelou

Because I was really white and because a cruel fairy stepmother, who was understandably jealous of my beauty, had turned me into a too-big Negro girl, with nappy black hair, broad feet and a space between her teeth that would hold a number-two pencil. — Maya Angelou

Nappy Quotes By Michael K. Williams

I am a dark-skinned, nappy-headed, scar-faced dude from the streets of Brooklyn. I can't hide from being who I am. It's all over my face. — Michael K. Williams

Nappy Quotes By Pamela Druckerman

The French magazine Parents says that if a baby is scared of strangers, his mother should warn him that a visitor will be coming over soon. Then, when the doorbell rings, 'Tell him that the guest is here. Take a few seconds before opening the door . . . if he doesn't cry when he sees the stranger, don't forget to congratulate him.' I hear of several cases where, upon bringing a baby home from the maternity hospital, the parents give the baby a tour of the house.9 French parents often tell babies what they're doing to them: I'm picking you up, I'm changing your nappy, I'm going to give you a bath. This isn't just to make soothing sounds; it's to convey information. And since the baby is a person like any other, parents are often quite polite about all this. (Plus it's apparently never too early to start instilling good manners.) — Pamela Druckerman

Nappy Quotes By Elizabeth McGovern

I wasn't ecstatic about being pregnant - I wasn't somebody who actively wanted kids. Certainly there were no fantasies about nappy-changing. — Elizabeth McGovern