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Wit & Wisdom

From Judy Blume, Jimmy Dean, Muriel Rukeyser, and more

“Fear is often disguised as moral outrage.”Judy Blume, quoted in Glamour.com

“You gotta try your luck at least once a day, because you could be going around lucky all day and not even know it.”Jimmy Dean, quoted in Woman’s Day

“Kids make wonderful vehicles through which you can passive-aggressively speak to your spouse.”Actress Elizabeth Banks, quoted in Good Housekeeping

“Don’t mask self-doubt with contempt.”Zadie Smith, quoted in The Boston Globe 

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”Robert Frost, quoted in United Press International

“The universe is made up of stories, not atoms.” Poet Muriel Rukeyser, quoted in NationalReview.com

“Art is not only the desire to tell one’s secret; it is the desire to tell it and hide it at the same time.”Thornton Wilder, quoted in Salon.com 

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