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Quotes of the Day for 14 February 2004 – Chocolate

Twenty years ago today I received a Valentine from my ex-wife. The front said, "I know you don't believe in Valentine's cards." In side it said, "But look, here's one in your hand!" I'm not sure I've sent a Valentine's card since grade school. And though I'm quite capable of getting all mushy, I think there's too much of that going around on this occasion already. So let's focus on what's really important on Saint Valentine's Day: Chocolate.

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The quotes:

As with most fine things, chocolate has its season. There is a simple memory aid that you can use to determine whether it is the correct time to order chocolate dishes: any month whose name contains the letter A, E, or U is the proper time for chocolate.
     - Sandra Boynton

Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces.
     - Judith Viorst

Giving chocolate to others is an intimate form of communication, a sharing of deep, dark secrets.
     - Milton Zelman

It's not that chocolates are a substitute for love. Love is a substitute for chocolate. Chocolate is, let's face it, far more reliable than a man.
     - Miranda Ingram

Las cosas claras y el chocolate espeso. (Ideas should be clear and chocolate thick.)
     - Spanish proverb

I think I've scratched the surface after 20 years of marriage. Women want chocolate and conversation.
     - Mel Gibson

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