Garrison Keillor quotes

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Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, ...
Selective ignorance, a cornerstone of child rearing. You don't put kids under surveillance: it might frighten you. Parents should ...
A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
A good newspaper is never nearly good enough but a lousy newspaper is a joy forever.
Adolescence hits boys harder than it does girls. Girls bleed a little and their breasts pop out, big deal, but adolescence lands o ...
The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his an ...
A married guy is responsible for everything, no matter what. Women, thanks to their having been oppressed all these years, are bla ...
We live a pleasant life shopping at the Food Shoppe . . . taking the kids to the Weinery-Beanery, . . . and eating bran flakes . . ...
We carry adolescence around in our bodies all our lives. We get through the Car Crash Age alive and cruise through our early twent ...
Girls . . . were allowed to play in the house . . . and boys were sent outdoors. . . . Boys ran around in the yard with toy guns g ...
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