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They wrapped her up like a baby burrito to show to Mom.
by Al Roker

They wrapped her up like a baby burrito to show to Mom.
Here were a mother and her daughter and I love them both so much.
I couldn't wait for Courtney to come to the hospital
so I could have all my women together.
- Al Roker

In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one
step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
- Al Roker

I love cooking for myself and cooking for my family.
- Al Roker

My first college roommate greeted me with a shocked silence followed by,
'So...
you're black.'
- Al Roker

 

Watching the scenes out of New Orleans,
if you turn down the sound it could be the Sudan or any Third World country.
But it's not.
it's the United States of America.
- Al Roker

In the pregnancy process I have come to realize how
much of the burden is on the female partner.
She's got a construction zone going on in her belly.
- Al Roker

A massive state and federal effort, the likes of which
we've never seen is going to be needed.
We can do it for tsunami victims half a world away.
We can do it for our own citizens.
- Al Roker

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I have been blessed with working with the best in the business.
- Al Roker

Last year, when we were in Mobile, Al.,
covering Hurricane Ivan, we heard the stories of poor people,
many of them black stranded downtown because they had no way out.
- Al Roker

I was just thrilled to get the gig to begin with.
Ten years later to still have it is not only thrilling
but also somewhat of a puzzlement.
- Al Roker

I get bitter, angry and disbelieving and I tell my
kids there a lot of idiots out there.
I also want them to know that being successful is not the real world -
that their parents get treated better because they're on TV.
- Al Roker

I asked him if he ever hung out with black guys in high school and he said,
'Well, no.
They always had these angry looks on their faces.
Who wouldn't look ticked off having to deal with nitwits like him?
- Al Roker

When Courtney's mother and I first separated I tried to be Disney Dad,
showering her with gifts, trips and then I snapped out of it.
You don't have to try to impress your kids.
If they're not getting what they need from you,
they will let you know.
- Al Roker

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

People who are wrapped up in themselves make small packages.
- Benjamin Franklin

I confessed recently to an old friend,
"I realized I was looking at you,
in your visit, through old glasses.
Speaking old words.
Telling old stories.
I realize that in my life I've made so many
physical changes and I need to give my spirit time to catch up."
Time for my spirit to look at my friend
through the new glasses of current life experiences.
Old friends are precious.
They become even more treasured when they are wrapped
in the currentness of life experiences
and not relegated to the past in which they once lived.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so,
and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society,
and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer.
- Nat Turner

Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
- Winston Churchill

If some of our works are symphonies,
then wrapped walkways was chamber music.
- Christo

When facism comes to America it will be wrapped in
the flag and carrying a cross.
- Sinclair Lewis

To be interested in the public good we must be disinterested,
that is, not interested in goods in which our personal selves are wrapped up.
- George H. Mead

Lapped in poetry, wrapped in the picturesque,
armed with logical sentences and inalienable words.
- Anatole Broyard

If I get to wrapped up in how I have to be,
or what I have to do, things gradually get worse and worse.
- Namie Amuro

Claiming that you have got the truth wrapped up does
breed violence and intolerance.
- Timothy Radcliffe

At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood
and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption.
- E. Stanley Jones

Nothing had changed in my routine, except that when
I went down the chippy and got me special fried rice,
it would be wrapped in a newspaper that had my picture all over it.
- Robbie Fowler

I wrapped that Monday and started on my third episode
for Miss Match on Thursday of that same week and we
just wrapped yesterday cause it was split over the holiday.
- Charisma Carpenter

I just wrapped this movie called The Wedding Crashers
which was a pretty big break for me.
- Bradley Cooper

A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots.
Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows,
with a harp and sword in my hands.
- Zora Neale Hurston

The thing you notice here after America is how refreshingly
ordinary people look because they haven't had their
chin wrapped around the back of their ears.
- Ian Mckellen

Everything worthwhile, everything of any value,
has its price.
Everything anyone has ever wanted has come neatly wrapped up in its penalties.
- Loretta Young

Once upon a time there was an old country,
wrapped up in habit and caution.
We have to transform our old France into a new country
and marry it to its time.
- Charles de Gaulle

People give one another things that can't be gift wrapped.
- Nadine Gordimer

When How Green Was My Valley finally wrapped,
I thought John Ford was a walking god.
- Maureen O'Hara

Pollock also...
wanted one to be wrapped in the painting.
- Robert Rauschenberg

I don't get wrapped up in technique and the like.
- Fay Godwin

He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would
enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
- Rudyard Kipling

I found this national debt, doubled,
wrapped in a big bow waiting for me as I stepped into the Oval Office.
- Barack Obama

But I was so wrapped up in sports growing up as a kid,
that I think I was going to grow to be a pro ball player.
But I found out real quick that was not going to happen.
- Tim McGraw

Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
- Lady Bird Johnson

We have created indoor installations inside museums,
like the Wrapped Floor at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in 1968,
and not monumental at all by any standards.
- Christo

For six years, I kept my five Olympic medals wrapped
in a plastic bread bag beneath my bed.
- Mary Lou Retton

When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books.
That Tolstoy crap - people shouldn't read that stuff.
- Mike Tyson

Success is not something I've wrapped my brain around.
If people go to those movies, then yes,
that's true, big-time success.
If not, it's much ado about nothing.
- Matt Damon

Few Indians only had breech cloths, most being wrapped in buffalo robes,
otherwise quite naked.
- Zebulon Pike

Now, to describe the process of the Wrapped Reichstag,
which went from 1971 to '95, there is an entire book about that,
because each one of our projects has its own book.
The book is not an art book, meaning it's not written by an art historian.
- Christo

Chocolate is the first luxury.
It has so many things wrapped up in it:
Deliciusness in the moment,
childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling
of getting a reward for being good.
- Mariska Hargitay

When the baby dies, On every side Rose stranger's voices,
hard and harsh and loud.
The baby was not wrapped in any shroud.
The mother made no sound.
Her head was bowed That men's eyes might not see Her misery.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

I wrapped "Buffy" and I always felt on "Buffy" that
they wanted to keep me younger for a specific reason.
It seemed like I was getting younger every year that I was on the show.
I think there was a reference to me being 15,
then 14.
- Michelle Trachtenberg

I'm so wrapped up in my work that it's often impossible
to consider other things in my life.
My marriage ended in divorce because of this,
my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.
- Jim Carrey

What I needed most was to love and to be loved,
eager to be caught.
Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me;
and sure enough,
I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy,
by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.
- Saint Augustine

I think that it's not as crazily different,
my job, from anyone else's, as people let themselves believe.
I think people get wrapped up in their own idea of what it is,
but it's really not that.
- Jennifer Garner

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

As the evening beckons with the promise of tomorrow...
may your gratitude rise up and with strength answer, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

The trick is growing up without growing old.
- Casey Stengel

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
- Japanese Proverb

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

If it's Right, stand up for it - together.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

Dream up the world you want to live in. Dream out loud.
- Bono

Circumstances don't defeat you -
you defeat yourself when you give up.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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