Rosemary Clooney quotes

  • God wants us to speak to men so that they will feel it, so that they will never forget it. God means every Christian to be effective, to make a difference in the actual records and results of Christian work. God put each of us here to be a power. There is not one of us but is an essential wheel of the machinery and can accomplish all that God calls us to.

  • Food is a subject of conversation more spiritually refreshing even than the weather, for the number of possible remarks about the weather is limited, whereas of food you can talk on and on and on.

  • The nearest my parents came to alcohol was at Holy Communion and they utterly overestimated its effects. However bad the weather, Dad never drove to church because Mam thought the sacrament might make him incapable on the return journey.

  • I like the south of Spain, notably for the Moorish influence and the weather.

  • If love were what the rose is, And I were like the leaf, Our lives would grow together In sad or singing weather.

  • I foresee a great funeral contest over me.

  • ADDER, n. A species of snake. So called from its habit of adding funeral outlays to the other expenses of living.

  • Weddings and funerals are when you figure out who your real friends are.

  • It's important to attend funerals. It is important to view the body, they say, and to see it committed to earth or fire because unless you do that, the loved one dies for you again and again.

  • A eugoogoolizer...one who speaks at funerals...Or did you think I was too stupid to know what a eugoogooly was?