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I called my parents the other night, but I forgot about the time difference.
They're still living in the fifties.
-- Strange de Jim
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I did some heavy research so as to be prepared for "Mommy, why is
the sky blue?"
HE asked me about black holes in space.
(There's a hole *where*?)
I boned up to be ready for, "Why is the grass green?"
HE wanted to discuss nature's food chains.
(Well, let's see, there's ShopRite, Pathmark...)
I talked about Choo-Choo trains.
HE talked internal combustion engines.
(The INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE said, "I think I can, I think I can.")
I was delighted with the video game craze, thinking we could compete
HE described the complexities of the microchips required to create
Then puberty struck. Ah, adolescence.
HE said, "Mom, I just don't understand women."
-- Betty LiBrizzi, "The Care and Feeding of a Gifted Child"
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I hate babies. They're so human.
-- H.H. Munro
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I know what "custody" [of the children] means. "Get even." That's all
custody means. Get even with your old lady.
-- Lenny Bruce
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I love children. Especially when they cry -- for then someone takes them away.
-- Nancy Mitford
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I opened the drawer of my little desk and a single letter fell out, a
letter from my mother, written in pencil, one of her last, with unfinished
words and an implicit sense of her departure. It's so curious: one can
resist tears and "behave" very well in the hardest hours of grief. But
then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window... or one notices
that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed... or
a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses.
-- Letters From Colette
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I tell ya, I was an ugly kid. I was so ugly that my dad kept the kid's
picture that came with the wallet he bought.
-- Rodney Dangerfield
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I told my kids, "Someday, you'll have kids of your own." One of them said,
"So will you."
-- Rodney Dangerfield
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I used to think I was a child; now I think I am an adult -- not because
I no longer do childish things, but because those I call adults are no
more mature than I am.
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I was born because it was a habit in those days, people didn't know
anything else ... I was not a Child Prodigy, because a Child Prodigy is
a child who knows as much when it is a child as it does when it grows up.
-- Will Rogers