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