Sunday Snippets

Magic quotes and fragments to carry with you. No commentary.

This Sunday Snippets is a compendium of a handful of salient quotes and nuggets that might send some sweet ripples out into your day of rest.


Asked, "If your house was on fire, and you could save only one thing, what would you save?" Jean Cocteau answered, "I would save the fire!"


The man who discovered and advised such famous comics as Jon Stewart, Ray Romano, and Bill Maher had one overarching theme to share across his storied career: to know and trust what makes you different.

“You have to find your own rainbow to follow. There is no gold at the end of somebody else’s rainbow.” (Bill Grundfest)

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From Anne-Laure Le Cunff’s excellent newsletter:

”Common sense is actually nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down in the mind prior to the age of eighteen.” (Albert Einstein, presumably)


From the profound and beautiful novel, The Overstory:

“We all travel the Milky Way together, trees and men. In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” (Richard Powers)


Have a lovely Sunday, folks.
-Griff