"I suspect that time is to eternity as a waterspout is to the ocean -- a brief disturbance on its surface. "
The voice of hope undeterred: "I know he's still alive, because he doesn't call and he doesn't write, which is exactly like him."
"We spend the first third of life complaining that nobody really knows us, the second two-thirds trying to keep it that way."
"While it's romantic to talk about growing old together, it mostly happens while you're napping."
"While I find that I can keep my nose out of other people's business, I do have a curiosity about their non-business activities."
"There are no strangers. There are just people you know whom you haven't met yet."
"When everything worth doing has been done, there will be plenty worth undoing."
"I often think about the end of time -- how, for example, they'll be able to determine the winner in Olympic downhill skiing."
"I assume, when the Lord assigns credit for loving thy neighbor, He will count crying at movies."
Saying to someone in need, "You know where to reach me," overlooks the fact that they have already reached you.
"A question that comes up in retirement is what to do when a police officer tells you to go about your business."
I have concluded that the poetic contraction for "sprinkling" is "spr'ing."
"It is a dubious favor to teach a mortal being to tell time."
~~ Robert Brault