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I was raised a Catholic and when you're raised a Catholic
by Abel Ferrara

I was raised a Catholic and when you're raised a Catholic
they don't teach you to think for yourself.
You're taught not to think too deeply about things.
- Abel Ferrara

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.
Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions,
all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
- Paul Engle

My father never raised his hand to any one of his children,
except in self-defense.
- Fred Allen

My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.
- Milo Ventimiglia

 

The Sabbath is a weekly cathedral raised up in my dining room,
in my family, in my heart.
- Anita Diament

In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one
step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
- Al Roker

Parents should not smoke in order to discourage their kids from smoking.
A child is more likely to smoke when they have been
raised in the environment of a smoker.
- Christy Turlington

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No one knows his true character until he has run out of gas,
purchased something on the installment plan and raised an adolescent.
- Marcelene Cox

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

I was raised by free-spirited people,
though my father gave me a very strong work ethic.
- Diane Lane

I've raised Michael.
I changed his diapers when he was little.
- Jackie Jackson

We've been raised to compete, to want more!
More!
More!
It's a way of life.
It's about greed.
- Sandy Duncan

If I hadn't started painting, I would have raised chickens.
- Grandma Moses

Washington is a mean town where human sacrifice has
been raised to an art form.
- Dick Morris

A big part of who I am is just the way I was raised.
Nobody is better than anyone else, and if you really work hard,
you might get lucky and get what you want.
- Martina McBride

I'm from the US of A. Born in Des Moines, raised in the New York suburbs.
- Stephen Collins

I think I had an advantage in the sense that I wasn't raised religiously.
- Amber Tamblyn

Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an
unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer -
my father and his brother both became professors.
- Philip Warren Anderson

I believed in raising my children as I had been raised.
- Boris Becker

Natural ability without education has more often raised
a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
- Marcus Aurelius

Well, Winnepeg has everything to do with my music in
the sense it was where I was born and raised,
cultured and all that sort of thing.
A lot of my experiences come from Winnepeg.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

I'm really happy that I was raised Catholic because
it's given me years of material.
- Kate Clinton

Louis Braille created the code of raised dots for reading
and writing that bears his name and brings literacy,
independence, and productivity to the blind.
- Bob Ney

A fact must be assimilated with, or discriminated fromm,
some other fact or facts, in order to be raised to the dignity of a truth,
and made to convey the least knowledge to the mind.
- Henry Mayhew

I was raised to believe that excellence is the best
deterrent to racism or sexism.
And that's how I operate my life.
- Oprah Winfrey

I was born and raised in China, and my parents were missionaries.
- Jayne Meadows

I add this, that rational ability without education
has oftener raised man to glory and virtue,
than education without natural ability.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

I have three daughters.
I wanted them to be raised where there are real seasons
and where everyone their age wasn't trying to get into movies.
- Chevy Chase

In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised,
like a target, to a position to be fired at.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

All that passes is raised to the dignity of expression;
all that happens is raised to the dignity of meaning.
Everything is either symbol or parable.
- Paul Claudel

As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio,
about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the
Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
- Neil Armstrong

Christine and I haven't raised our children.
A whole community of selfless Christians has contributed
to helping them become faithful,
competent adults.
- Clayton Christensen

I think in church you're raised like God is God and you are here.
- Charles King

Malcolm X raised my consciousness about myself and
my people and other people more than any person I know.
I knew him before he became Malcolm X. - Lena Horne

The walls are raised against honest men in civic life.
- William H. O'Connell

I'm of Filipino, Spanish, and Chinese descent,
and was raised on Hawaii.
- Tia Carrere

Ryan and I didn't grow up like this at all,
with this much attention.
We'll just try to keep their feet on the ground and
raise them with the values we were raised with.
- Reese Witherspoon

If they had connived a scheme, and Christ had not been raised from the dead,
where would have been the hardest place on the face
of the earth to convince anyone? In Jerusalem.
- Josh McDowell

I don't believe in predestination, even though I was raised a Presbyterian.
- Shelley Long

It's nice to say let's be bipartisan.
But we're a partisan nation.
We were raised as a partisan nation.
- Colin Powell

My family moved to Buffalo, New York in 1940 where I was raised.
- Jack Herer

I'm 23 years old.
I might just be my mother's child, but in all reality,
I'm everybody's child.
Nobody raised me; I was raised in this society.
- Tupac Shakur

Our father died when we were very young,
so our mother raised six kids.
We saw the world filtered through her eyes,
being a minority woman raising six kids.
- Gilbert Hernandez

This tragic brow, these closed eyes,
eyebrows raised and knotted.
- Frederick Leboyer

I am writing a sequel to The Touch because I want to
further explore the Chinese question that I have raised.
There will be more about that in a sequel.
- Colleen McCullough

My father is a Jehovah's Witness, and he raised us
under a very strict hand.
- Damon Wayans

I've never, ever, raised a fist to anybody in my life.
- Robbie Williams

My mother gave me a sense of independence,
a sense of total confidence that we could do whatever it was we set out to do.
That's how we were raised.
- Robin Wright Penn

It sounds like something from a Woody Guthrie song,
but it's true; I was raised in a freight car.
- Merle Haggard

My mother raised three children on her own and my dad
was a doctor working 16 hours a day.
- Christopher Meloni

I was born in St.
Andrew's and raised in Kingston then I attended the Alpha Boy's school.
- Desmond Dekker

I was born and raised Catholic.
- Tom Araya

I was raised right.
I dig who I am.
- Scott Caan

She comes from the Midwest.
She had me at a very young age and raised me on her own.
She's a very hard worker.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

I was bred and raised in a multi-cultural music background.
- Coco Lee

I was born and raised in a suburb of Paris by a working-class family.
- Olivier Martinez

Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry,
and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
- Ben Jonson

Well, because lots of questions had been raised about
the toxicity of the drug,
which is very serious.
- Thabo Mbeki

She was a great lady.
We raised three boys, were together as long as she lived,
and now she's passed on.
- Earl Scruggs

I have my parents to thank for that,
they raised me to be active and play all sports.
They taught me the importance of staying healthy,
being focused and setting goals in whatever I do.
- Kiana Tom

I was raised in Boston by three older brothers and
a very strong and empowering single mom.
- Eliza Dushku

I was raised on a little farm about 12 miles out of Portsmouth,
Ohio.
- Roy Rogers

I have never had a vote, and I have raised hell all over this country.
You don't need a vote to raise hell!
You need convictions and a voice!
- Mother Jones

I was born and raised in the oldest settled part of
the nation and in an environment in which racism was officially mooted.
- Constance Baker Motley

Maybe, one other match better; but if you look at the tournament as a whole,
I played very high quality tennis for seven matches
and raised my game when I needed to.
- Richard Krajicek

I was raised Catholic and I'm Presbyterian now,
but I've always been a Christian, regardless of denomination.
I believe that Jesus is the way.
- Patricia Heaton

Now the Kids Classic is one of the major fund-raisers for Children's Hospital.
Since we started seven years ago, we've raised more
than $1 million for the hospital.
- Tom Kite

I was raised to pretend.
- Anne Heche

There comes a moment on a journey when something sweet,
something irresistible and charming as wine raised to thirsty lips,
wells up in the traveller's being.
- Patrick MacGill

The main question raised by the thriller is not what
kind of world we live in,
or what reality is like, but what it has done to us.
- Ralph Harper

New Orleans.
Born and raised.
I lived there until I was 19.
- Patricia Clarkson


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