Quotes And Asides – II

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
– John Steinbeck
—–> Yeah, especially when you’re travelling Air India!

Friends are God’s way of apologizing to us for our families.
– Anonymous
—-> Not always, especially if you room with friends. Then you feel like apologizing to your family!

You cannot look at a sleeping cat & feel tense.
– Jane Pauley
—–> Let sleeping cats lie!

In life we make the best mistakes we know how to make. Then, with luck, we go out and make new ones.
– Joan Oliver Goldsmith, How Can We Keep From Singing
—–> Well, better than being dead! And with luck, you could be asked to lecture on your big ones! And become a professor!

I am certainly not an authority on love because there are no authorities on love, just those who’ve had luck with it, and those who haven’t.
– Bill Cosby
—–> Many the times, that I’ve thanked myself for falling out of love!

All great art comes from a sense of outrage.
– Glenn Close in More
—-> So does road rage!

If God had intended men to fly, he’d make it easier to get to the airport.
– George Winters
—–> Or make us rich enough to own private air-planes!

It doesn’t take a lot of strength to hang on. It takes a lot of strength to let go.
– J. C. Watts in Time
—–> A parent’s perspective?

Not all those who wander are lost.
– J. R. R. Tolkien
—–> Taking time to smell the daffodils???

Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist.
– Robert G. Allen
—–> A rich optimist!

A man who builds his own pedestal had better use strong cement.
– Anna Quindlen
—–> Or die trying!

These quotes were from August 2009’s issue of Reader’s Digest.