Mary Von Schrader Jarrell quotes

  • As my poor father used to say In 1963, Once people start on all this Art Goodbye, moralitee! And what my father used to say Is good enough for me.

  • It should have great meaning that of all the titles of respect and honor and admiration that could be given him, that God himself, he who is the highest of all, chose to be addressed simply as “Father.”

  • I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist, so we went to both churches.

  • Roxy Sorkin, your father just won the Academy Award. I'm going to have to insist on some respect from your guinea pig.

  • She wouldn't come back. She hated me. She hated Nan. She hated my mom. She hated her father. She wouldn't come back here... but God, I wanted her to.

  • I wanted to live. For the father and brother who I never knew and for my mother who was cheated of a life of happiness. I wanted to live for them. And I wanted to live for me.

  • My father loved biographies. He loved the true tales of interesting people that were shaping our culture. I get why he dug Vanity Fair. You feel smarter, somehow, for reading it.

  • My feelings towards the newspapers are very affectionate.

  • Greatness is the aggregation of minuteness; nor can its sublimity be felt truthfully by any mind unaccustomed to the affectionate watching of what is least.

  • The Book of Mormon is an inexhaustible encyclopedia of knowledge.