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Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong,
by Garrison Keillor

Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong,
all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.
- Garrison Keillor

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor PHOTO

Anyone who thinks sitting in church
can make you a Christian must also think
that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
- Garrison Keillor

Thank you, God, for this good life
and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
- Garrison Keillor

 

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.
- Garrison Keillor

God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is,
he's stuck with so many bad actors
who don't know how to play funny.
- Garrison Keillor

Sometimes you have to look reality in the eye,
and deny it.
- Garrison Keillor

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A minister has to be able to read a clock.
At noon, it's time to go home and turn up the pot roast
and get the peas out of the freezer.
- Garrison Keillor

I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.
- Garrison Keillor

I think the most un-American thing you can say is,
'You can't say that.'
- Garrison Keillor

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory,
like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
- Garrison Keillor

I want to resume the life of a shy person.
- Garrison Keillor

The highlight of my childhood was making my brother
laugh so hard that food came out of his nose.
- Garrison Keillor

Nothing you do for children is ever wasted.
They seem not to notice us, hovering,
averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks,
but what we do for them is never wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

A book is a gift you can open again and again.
- Garrison Keillor

Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed,
one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.
- Garrison Keillor

It's a shallow life that doesn't give a person a few scars.
- Garrison Keillor

Vodka is tasteless going down, but it is memorable coming up.
- Garrison Keillor

It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire.
With air conditioning their windows were shut,
they couldn't hear the barbarians coming.
- Garrison Keillor

A good newspaper is never nearly good enough but a
lousy newspaper is a joy forever.
- Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon, the little town that time forgot and
the decades cannot improve.
- Garrison Keillor

They say such nice things about people at their funerals
that it makes me sad that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days.
- Garrison Keillor

A girl in a bikini is like having a loaded pistol on your coffee table -
There's nothing wrong with them,
but it's hard to stop thinking about it.
- Garrison Keillor

I'm not busy...
a woman with three children under the age of 10 wouldn't
think my schedule looked so busy.
- Garrison Keillor

The funniest line in English is "Get it?" When you say that,
everyone chortles.
- Garrison Keillor

We have nearly complete misunderstanding between
people of different faiths in Lake Wobegon,
and that's probably one reason why we get along so very well.
It's when you are trying to convince another person to think
the same way that you do that there is
friction and trouble between people.
But when you feel that the other person is
dumber than dirt, too dumb for words -
why waste your breath - you get along pretty well.
There's no bond between people that's quite so strong as
when people each feel slightly superior towards the other one.
- Garrison Keillor

Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you
wanted but getting what you have,
which once you have got it you may be smart enough
to see is what you would have wanted had you known.
- Garrison Keillor

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

Welcome the conquering Hero -
and recognize that the Hero is... ourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Welcome the Unexpected.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I welcome change as a great adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I welcome change. I drive change.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd,
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.
- Alexander Pope

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass
is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
- Helen Keller

I will greet this day with love in my heart.
And how will I do this?
Henceforth will I look on all things with love and be born again.
I will love the sun for it warms my bones;
yet I will love the rain for it cleanses my spirit.
I will love the light for it shows me the way;
yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.
I will welcome happiness as it enlarges my heart;
yet I will endure sadness for it opens my soul.
I will acknowledge rewards for they are my due;
yet I will welcome obstacles for they are my challenge.
- Og Mandino

Greetings, cosmic children of the universe.
Welcome to my serenity circle.
Please leave all bad vibes outside the healing vortex.
- the movie Shrek the Third (2007)

You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.
- Denis Waitley

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth,
the air and you.
- Langston Hughes

They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself:
Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
- G. Gordon Liddy

Advice is seldom welcome,
and those who need it the most, like it the least.
- Lord Chesterfield

Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I'd seen people overstay their welcome and I didn't
want that to happen at all.
- Bobby Rahal

The world now knows that Steve Perry is welcome to
come and sing with us anytime he wants.
- Neil Schon

I want to take this opportunity to acknowledge that
our foreign friends are welcome to join in our endeavor
to develop the resources of our country.
- Olusegun Obasanjo

Humans: become atheists each and all!
God will nevertheless welcome you with all his heart!
- Giovanni Papini

It's nice to have a lot of people in the field.
Independent, third party, Libertarian,
Reform and other party candidates can do what they want to do.
I welcome them to the race.
- John Murray

My appearance was always good and my ability to play on the piano,
especially ragtime, which was then at the height of its vogue,
made me a welcome guest.
- James Weldon Johnson

I welcome and seek your ideas, but do not bring me small ideas;
bring me big ideas to match our future.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Welcome to President Bush, Mrs.
Bush, and my fellow astronauts.
- Dan Quayle

It's a cyclical thing.
When they make one, everyone loves them.
Different genres come around in succession.
People always welcome the western.
It's America's genre.
- Robert Duvall

As they marched, the crowds lining the route broke into applause,
a sweet and deeply felt spontaneous pattering that
was a sort of communal embrace.
Welcome home.
- Lance Morrow

Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
- G. Gordon Liddy

There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days,
no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

All of my judges will want to welcome every child into the world,
give them a place at the table.
- Gary Bauer

All strange and terrible events are welcome,
but comforts we despise.
- Cleopatra

And to any new fans we made along the way,
I say...
welcome to our party.
It's just starting to get going.
- Richard Marx

Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the
most always like it the least.
- George Chapman

In this part of the world, only Maine gives winter
the welcome and the worship it should have.
- Tom Allen

If anyone comes along, I'm more than happy to welcome them,
but I'm not interested in world domination.
- Nick Lowe

Welcome to the 77th and last Oscars.
- Chris Rock

Death is the welcome cessation of idiocy.
- Stephen Evans

As a player you are always made to feel welcome,
but at the same time, there is too much pressure.
- David Gower

Circles create soothing space, where even reticent
people can realize that their voice is welcome.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

The thing about Broadway, they always welcome you with open arms.
- Brooke Shields

Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up.
- Wilson Mizner

We have to do a film parody for Comic Relief.
We can't decide which film to parody at the moment.
Any ideas welcome, but not Spiderman owing to costume being too tight.
- Dawn French

Modeling is the world that I feel most welcome in.
- Brooke Shields

Both my brothers became physicians and I,
of course, wandered into a business where the undisciplined are welcome.
- Carroll O'Connor

All I really had was my talent.
Without that I wouldn't be welcome at the White House.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he
will not become a nuisance after three days.
- Titus Maccius Plautus


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