Quotes of the Day for 10 July 2005 – Jean Kerr
Jean Collins was born at Scranton, Pennsylvania on this day in 1923. She graduated from Marymoor College in 1943 and soon married Walter Kerr, a drama professor. In 1946 the Kerrs wrote their first screenplay, and continued to collaborate for many years - in some cases writing together, in others Jean wrote and Walter directed. Jean also wrote several books, and became a delightful source of wry quotes.
Even though a number of people have tried, no one has yet found a way to drink for a living.
Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent.
If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, it's just possible you haven't grasped the situation.
One of the most difficult things to contend with in a hospital is the assumption on the part of the staff that because you have lost your gall bladder you have also lost your mind.
The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at 7:30 in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old.
I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?
- All from Jean Kerr, 1923 - 2003
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