Archived Quotes from April 2020

The secret of good cooking is first, having a love of it … If you're convinced cooking is drudgery, you're never going to be any good at it, and you might as well warm up something frozen. ~~ James Beard

 


 

The cat could very well be man's best friend but would never stoop to admitting it. ~~ Doug Larson

 


 

An object in motion will continue in the wrong direction; an object at rest will remain in the wrong place. ~~ David Gerold

 


 

Our lives don't really belong to us, you see--they belong to the world, and in spite of our efforts to make sense of it, the world is a place beyond our understanding. ~~ Paul Auster

 


 

Feelings sometimes make a better calendar than dates. ~~ Rod Steiger

 


 

Math was always my bad subject.  I couldn't convince my teachers that many of my answers were meant ironically. ~~ Calvin Trillin

 


 

Be careful what you say.  It comes true. ~~ Maxine Hong Kingston

 


 

There are people whom one loves immediately and for ever.  Even to know they are alive in the world with one is quite enough. ~~ Nancy Spain

 


 

You have to take it as it happens, but you should try to make it happen the way you want to take it. ~~ German Proverb

 


 

I believe that play is the beginning of creativity.  I believe that laughter is the only cure for grief and fear.  I believe that humor is the bond that can unite us all. ~~ Ellie Marek

 


 

We ask that streams of Easter light might flow into the intimacy and privacy of our hearts this morning, to heal us and encourage us and enable us to make again a new beginning. ~~ John O'Donohue

 


 

Even if you're not Christian, just from being in our culture you know Jesus and resurrection and redemption. ~~ Trey Parker

 


 

Even the false accusations of a person of dubious morality can taint the reputation of an upright servant. ~~ Hock G. Tjoa

 


 

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow. ~~ Mark Twain

 


 

Life goes on, having nowhere else to go. ~~  Diane Ackerman

 


 

You'll never really know what I mean and I'll never know exactly what you mean. ~~ Mike Nichols

 


 

The person who complains the loudest is generally the person who contributes the least. ~~ Joe Moore

 


 

Doubt is not to be feared… If you know that you are not sure, you have a chance to improve the situation. ~~ Richard P. Feynman

 


 

It's a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one's life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than "try to be a little kinder." ~~ Aldous Huxley

 


 

One's eyes are what one is, one's mouth what one becomes. ~~ John Galsworthy

 


 

There is no love sincerer than the love of food. ~~ George Bernard Shaw

 


 

How lovely to think that no one need wait a moment, we can start now, start slowly changing the world. ~~ Anne Frank

 


 

You could talk to [the dog] as well as you could to many human beings, and MUCH better than you could to some. ~~ Willie Morris

 


 

After my first screen test, the director said, "I don't know what we can use you for, but if we ever do need you, we'll need you real bad." ~~ Jack Nicholson

 


 

Whenever I'm on my computer, I don't type "LOL," I type "LQTM" (laugh quietly to myself).  It's more honest. ~~ Demetri Martin

 


 

If one cannot command attention by one's admirable qualities at least one can be a nuisance. ~~ Margery Allingham

 


 

Science can only state what is, not what should be. ~~ Albert Einstein

 


 

Acting childish seems to come naturally, but acting like an adult, no matter how old we are, just doesn't come easy to us. ~~ Edith Ann [Lily Tomlin]

 


 

I think laughter may be a form of courage… As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh, and I think we are never more brave than when we do that. ~~ Linda Ellerbee

 


 

Cats' names are more for human benefit.  They give one a certain degree more confidence that the animal belongs to you. ~~ Alan Ayckbourn