My Grandfather Related Quotes
My grandfather's family used to own a pasta factory in Naples and they would go door-to-door selling their pasta. So his love of food came from his parents, which was then passed down to my mother and then again to me.
My grandfather was a Methodist preacher, and my father was an unsuccessful businessman. We didn't have status or wealth.
I grew up with my grandfather [Elia Kazan] being famous in a way that's not like BeyoncÃ©, but famous in a relative way. It made me feel weird about the way that we treat people that are famous, and it made me feel weird about fame in general.
I have been on the cover of Time magazine. My father was on the cover of Time, and my grandfather was on the cover of Time.
My grandfather on one side was trained as a cabinetmaker but eventually worked as a coachbuilder and then built cars. I inherited from him a love of cars, but with no technical ability whatsoever, sadly!
If you want to know where I come by the passionate commitment I have to bringing people together without regard to race, it all started with my grandfather.