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  • #1
    W.H. Auden
    “We must love one another or die”
    W.H. Auden

  • #2
    Boris Pasternak
    “I don't like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn't of much value. Life hasn't revealed its beauty to them. ”
    Boris Pasternak

  • #3
    Rumi
    “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
    and rightdoing there is a field.
    I'll meet you there.

    When the soul lies down in that grass
    the world is too full to talk about.”
    Jalal Ad-Din Rumi

  • #4
    René Daumal
    “A knife is neither true nor false, but anyone impaled on its blade is in error.”
    Rene Daumal, Mount Analogue

  • #5
    René Daumal
    “Philosophy teaches how man thinks he thinks; but drinking shows how he really thinks.”
    Rene Daumal, A Night of Serious Drinking

  • #6
    René Daumal
    “I am dead because I have no desire,
    I have no desire because I think I possess,
    I think I possess because I do not try to give;
    Trying to give, I see that I have nothing,
    Seeing that I have nothing, I try to give myself,
    Trying to give myself, I see that I am nothing,
    Seeing that I am nothing, I desire to become,
    Desiring to become, I live.”
    René Daumal

  • #7
    René Daumal
    “You cannot stay on the summit forever; you have to come down again. So why bother in the first place? Just this: What is above knows what is below, but what is below does not know what is above. One climbs, one sees. One descends, one sees no longer, but one has seen. There is an art of conducting oneself in the lower regions by the memory of what one saw higher up. When one can no longer see, one can at least still know.”
    Rene Daumal

  • #8
    Coleman Barks
    “Beyond our ideas of right-doing and wrong-doing,
    there is a field. I’ll meet you there.
    When the soul lies down in that grass,
    the world is too full to talk about.
    Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’
    doesn’t make sense any more.”
    Coleman Barks

  • #9
    Julia Child
    “A party without cake is just a meeting”
    Julia Child

  • #10
    Julia Child
    “The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.”
    Julia Child

  • #11
    Julia Child
    “The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”
    Julia Child

  • #12
    Julia Child
    “If you're afraid of butter, use cream.”
    Julia Child

  • #13
    Julia Child
    “Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.”
    Julia Child

  • #14
    Julia Child
    “This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #15
    Julia Child
    “I think every woman should have a blowtorch.”
    Julia Child

  • #16
    Julia Child
    “How can a nation be called great if its bread tastes like kleenex?”
    Julia Child

  • #17
    Julia Child
    “Always start out with a larger pot than what you think you need.”
    Julia Child

  • #18
    Julia Child
    “...nothing is too much trouble if it turns out the way it should.”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #19
    Julia Child
    “...no one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #20
    Julia Child
    “You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients.”
    Julia Child

  • #21
    Julia Child
    “Remember, 'No one's more important than people'! In other words, friendship is the most important thing--not career or housework, or one's fatigue--and it needs to be tended and nurtured.”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #22
    Julia Child
    “People who love to eat are always the best people.”
    Julia Child

  • #23
    Julia Child
    “Maybe the cat has fallen into the stew, or the lettuce has frozen, or the cake has collapsed. Eh bien, tant pis. Usually one's cooking is better than one thinks it is. And if the food is truly vile, then the cook must simply grit her teeth and bear it with a smile, and learn from her mistakes.”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #24
    Julia Child
    “We had a happy marriage because we were together all the time. We were friends as well as husband and wife. We just had a good time.”
    Julia Child

  • #25
    Julia Child
    “Upon reflection, I decided I had three main weaknesses: I was confused (evidenced by a lack of facts, an inability to coordinate my thoughts, and an inability to verbalize my ideas); I had a lack of confidence, which cause me to back down from forcefully stated positions; and I was overly emotional at the expense of careful, 'scientific' though. I was thirty-seven years old and still discovering who I was.”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #26
    Julia Child
    “One of the secrets, and pleasures, of cooking is to learn to correct something if it goes awry; and one of the lessons is to grin and bear it if it cannot be fixed.”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #27
    Julia Child
    “Once you have mastered a technique, you barely have to look at a recipe again”
    Julia Child, Julia's Kitchen Wisdom: Essential Techniques and Recipes from a Lifetime of Cooking

  • #28
    Julia Child
    “The sweetness and generosity and politeness and gentleness and humanity of the French had shown me how lovely life can be if one takes time to be friendly.”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #29
    Julia Child
    “She was my first cat ever, and I thought she was marvelous. ”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #30
    Julia Child
    “...small helpings, no seconds, no snacking, and a little bit of everything. - Julia Child”
    julia child



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