Thursday, May 10, 2007

Random Quotes

I spent some time last night reading through notes I've taken from books read and saved newspaper clippings. Below are some things that really jumped out at me as I was reading.

"I had discovered that adults like to ask children questions only to laugh at their answers, and I hated being the butt of a joke, having to stand there and take it as a proper child should do."
Bich Minh Nguyen "Stealing Buddha's Dinner"

I have a daughter who will not speak to adults, and one of the primary reasons why is this...

"Being busy is the latest middle-class status symbol." Kathryn Kozlowski

" can't live the deeper life and the busy life" David L. Goetz "Death by Suburb"

"...what good does it do to give your kids everything-except the tools to become an adult?" Ruben Navarrette from on Op-Ed titled "Kids Who Have Everything Lack for Something"

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