Peter De Vries Quotes

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Born: February 27, 1910, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Norwalk, Connecticut, USA, September 28, 1993
Occupation: Author

1.
A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.
- Peter De Vries

2.
Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.
- Peter De Vries

3.
I was thinking that we all learn by experience, but some of us have to go to summer school.
- Peter De Vries

4.
I write when I'm inspired, and I see to it that I'm inspired at nine o'clock every morning.
- Peter De Vries

5.
Murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums.
- Peter De Vries

6.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds - they mature slowly.
- Peter De Vries

7.
The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.
- Peter De Vries

8.
The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.
- Peter De Vries

9.
The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.
- Peter De Vries

10.
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
- Peter De Vries

11.
Who of us is mature enough for offspring before the offspring themselves arrive? The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
- Peter De Vries

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