Quotes

11 November 2014
Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted.
11 November 2014
Selective ignorance, a cornerstone of child rearing. You don't put kids under surveillance: it might frighten you. Parents should sit tall in the saddle and look upon their troops with a noble and benevolent and extremely nearsighted gaze.
11 November 2014
A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
11 November 2014
A good newspaper is never nearly good enough but a lousy newspaper is a joy forever.
11 November 2014
We carry adolescence around in our bodies all our lives. We get through the Car Crash Age alive and cruise through our early twenties as cool dudes, wily, dashing, winsome . . . shooting baskets, the breeze, the moon, and then we try to become caring men, good husbands, great fathers, good citizens.
11 November 2014
Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.
11 November 2014
The funniest line in English is "Get it?" When you say that, everyone chortles.
11 November 2014
Humor, a good sense of it, is to Americans what manhood is to Spaniards and we will go to great lengths to prove it. Experiments with laboratory rats have shown that, if one psychologist in the room laughs at something a rat does, all of the other psychologists in the room will laugh equally. Nobody wants to be left holding the joke.

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

6/24/2021 9:04:22 PM # 1.0.0.634