Words matter. These are the best Sicilian Quotes from famous people such as Christopher Buckley, Roy Choi, Charles Bronson, Al Pacino, Lady Gaga, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
George H. W. Bush may be a World War II hero and New England Yankee blue blood, but he has the tear ducts of a Sicilian grandmother.
I typically like Sicilian pizza.
In Ehrenfeld, we were all jammed together. All the fathers were foreign-born – Welsh, Irish, Polish, Sicilian. We were so jammed together, we picked up each other’s accents. And we spoke some broken English. When I got into the service, people used to think I was from a foreign country.
Most everybody who’s Italian is half Italian. Except me. I’m all Italian. I’m mostly Sicilian, and I have a little bit of Neapolitan in me. You get your full dose with me.
I want a baby from an Italian – possibly Sicilian – donor.
I took acting and elocution lessons, to get rid of my Sicilian accent.
I moved from Kentucky to Miramar, Florida, at about 8. I think I was in second grade. I still had my Southern accent, and down there, you got to experience a melting pot in full fury. All the kids I hung out with were, like, Sicilian kids from Jersey and New York.
The Sicilian Defense album was never released and never will be if I have anything to do with it. I have not heard it since it was finished. I hope the tapes no longer exist.
In America most everybody who’s Italian is half Italian. Except me. I’m all Italian. I’m mostly Sicilian, and I have a little bit of Neapolitan in me. You get your full dose with me.
My mom was Sicilian, my dad was Sicilian. Mom was a great cook, but all the women were.
You grow up in a Sicilian household, becoming an actor is not a big leap.
As my Sicilian grandfather used to say, you get more flies with honey than with vinegar, right?
My early childhood prepared me to be a social psychologist. I grew up in a South Bronx ghetto in a very poor family. From Sicilian origin, I was the first person in my family to complete high school, let alone go to college.
I come from a line of great Sicilian women, and their mentality is to endure and push through to the other side.
Every lesson I learned as a kid was at the dinner table. Being Greek, Sicilian and Ruthenian – we are an emotional bunch. It is where we laughed, cried and yelled – but most importantly, where we bonded and connected.
Each of our collections is like a movie. We write the script, and this Sicilian woman who has traveled around the world plays the lead role.
I’m pretty Sicilian if I’ve been crossed. I don’t seek revenge, but I never forget. And I make it hard to repair, which is not a great quality because if people held me to that standard, no one would be around me – ever.
I’ve always been able to cook Italian food. That’s in my blood because I’m half Sicilian.
My mother was a strong-willed and opinionated woman – a Sicilian! – and if she didn’t like something, she’d let you know about it. So her undying support of her kids went a long way in proving to us that we were on the right path.