12+ quotes from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man by Fannie Flagg

Quotes from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

Fannie Flagg ·  336 pages

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“Daddy gave me real useful information to protect me in the real world. If anyone hits me, I'm not to hit them back. I wait until their back is turned, then hit them in the head with a brick.”
― Fannie Flagg, quote from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

“Remember, if people talk about you behind your back, it only means you are two steps ahead of them.”
― Fannie Flagg, quote from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

“In her opinion, Alexander Graham Bell and Clarence Birdseye are the two greatest Americans that ever lived excluding Robert E. Lee. She believes we never lost the War Between the States, that General Lee thought General Grant was the butler and just naturally handed him his sword.”
― Fannie Flagg, quote from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

“I thought I was going to die right there on the spot. I've never heard anything so terrible in my whole life. I hope she is wrong and I never get a period. I am eleven years old and entirely too young to hear about it. Can you imagine my mother not knowing what Kotex are for and dusting the house with them? Well, her mother can just tell her what they are for. I'm not getting into the facts of life. I haven't heard one fact of life I like yet.”
― Fannie Flagg, quote from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

“Grandma Harper has two green bottles shaped like women with black hair painted on their heads and a yellow glass colored captain's hat that she keeps her face powder in that I want too, and a picture of a naked girl in a swing, swinging way up in the air over castles in a blue sky.
I don't know why I want those things, I just do.”
― Fannie Flagg, quote from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

“I just know there's an albino living in the colored quarters. I can feel it in my bones.”
― Fannie Flagg, quote from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

“...The band did a salute to Stephen Foster and played 'Beautiful Dreamer' and we formed a bed. Then we played 'My Old Kentucky Home' while the majorettes slowly pranced like horses. We finished with 'I Dream of Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair', we formed a comb. Miss Philpot is running out of ideas if you ask me.”
― Fannie Flagg, quote from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

“The little girl knew if she bit any member of her family, they would get rabies too, and she died without ever having been petted. I cried so hard Mrs. Underwood had to take me to the school nurse.”
― Fannie Flagg, quote from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

“I was sitting on the roof, and she didn't see me. I sit on the roof a lot. People never think to look up.”
― Fannie Flagg, quote from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

“I found out I got ringworm from Felix. If it gets in my head, they will have to shave off my hair. I'll be bald just like Eisenhower, and I am a Democrat.”
― Fannie Flagg, quote from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

“Claude Pistal is a creep! He is lucky I'm reasonably mild-mannered like Clark Kent.”
― Fannie Flagg, quote from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

“do you know that’s the same woman”
― Fannie Flagg, quote from Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

About the author

Fannie Flagg
Born place: in Birmingham, Alabama, The United States
Born date September 21, 1944
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