Erma Bombeck Quotes

Erma Bombeck Quotes: Many people are intimidated by doctors. ... People also feel stupid when they don't understand what a doctor's talking about the first time around, so they don't ask again. And let's be honest here, people. English is not a doctor's first language.
Send Quote
Erma Bombeck Quote: I'm real ambivalent about [working mothers]. Those of use who have been in the women's movement for a long time know that we've talked a good game of
Send Quote
Quotes about Erma Bombeck: You show me a boy who brings a snake home to his mother and I'll show you an orphan.
Send Quote
Quote about Erma Bombeck: I have a hat. It is graceful and feminine and give me a certain dignity, as if I were attending a state funeral or something. Someday I may get up enough courage to wear it, instead of carrying it.
Send Quote
Erma Bombeck Sayings: ...I remember thinking how often we look, but never see...we listen, but never hear...we exist, but never feel. We take our relationships for granted. A house is only a place. It has no life of its own. It needs human voices, activity and laughter to come alive.
Send Quote
Erma Bombeck Saying: Limousines used to be reserved for the ruling class, or, on special occasions, for the working class. Today, limousines are like taxicabs with the door handles still intact.
Send Quote
Sayings about Erma Bombeck: I have always felt cookbooks were fiction and the most beautiful words in the English language were 'room service.
Send Quote
Saying about Erma Bombeck: Making coffee has become the great compromise of the decade. It's the only thing
Send Quote
Erma Bombeck Quotes: I have a friend who lives by a three-word philosophy: Seize the Moment. Just possibly, she may be the wisest woman on this planet.
Send Quote
Erma Bombeck Quote: Some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love - why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there....
Send Quote
Quotes about Erma Bombeck: Do you know what you call those who use towels and never wash them, eat meals and never do the dishes, sit in rooms they never clean, and are entertained till they drop? If you have just answered, 'A house guest,' you're wrong because I have just described my kids.
Send Quote
Quote about Erma Bombeck: I learned the importance of a man's chair early in life. I learned that he may love several wives, embrace several cars, be true to more than one political philosophy, and be equally committed to several careers, but he will have only one comfortable chair in his life. I learned it will be an ugly chair. It will match nothing in the entire house. It will never wear out.
Send Quote
Erma Bombeck Sayings: I don't know why no one ever thought to paste a label on the toilet-tissue spindle giving 1-2-3 directions for replacing the tissue on it. Then everyone in the house would know what Mama knows.
Send Quote
Erma Bombeck Saying: A grandparent will accept your calls from anywhere, collect.
Send Quote
Sayings about Erma Bombeck: I have never understood, for example, how come a child can climb up on the roof, scale the TV antenna, and rescue the cat ... yet cannot walk down the hallway without grabbing both walls with his grubby hands for balance.
Send Quote
Saying about Erma Bombeck: House guests should be regarded as perishables: Leave them out too long and they go bad.
Send Quote
Erma Bombeck Quotes: I have just come up with a wonderful solution to end all wars. Let me give directions on how to get there.
Send Quote
Erma Bombeck Quote: He opened the jar of pickles when no one else could. He was the only one in the house who wasn't afraid to go into the basement by himself. He cut himself shaving, but no one kissed it or got excited about it. It was understood when it rained, he got the car and brought it around to the door. When anyone was sick, he went out to get the prescription filled. He took lots of pictures... but he was never in them.
Send Quote