"The most convincing argument that God exists is that the job position so clearly exists."
"When it seems that something can't be done, start it, and see if the rest of it can be done."
"Nothing distracts from life's purpose so much as the events following birth."
Obituary in The Optimist's Weekly: "In lieu of flowers, send smelling salts."
"Failure is the insufficient foresight to have a fuzzy enough goal."
"There are things about myself I would never reveal. You'd have to waterboard me -- or there would have to be a lull in the conversation at a cocktail party."
"There are two things I'd like to have back: Every word I ever said to break an embarrassing silence and every number I ever wrote on a napkin."
"You wonder sometimes if God might appreciate a little less praise and a little more understanding."
"When you think about it, staying together for the sake of the kids would make a pretty good pre-nuptial agreement."
"You get to an age when there are really just two reasons to get up in the morning -- for goodness sake and for heaven's sake."
"The thing about the birth of a child is that it makes every chance thing that ever happened to you seem like the hand of fate."
"A man finds love and is satisfied. A woman finds love and insists on turning it into happiness."
"The world knows how to straighten out a spoiled child but never makes it up to a child deprived."
~~ Robert Brault