Scott Simon Famous Quotes & Sayings

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29 Scott Simon Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Scott Simon Sayings: And I don't even have to include Joseph adoption Jesus to make that point, though And I don't even have to include Joseph adoption Jesus to make that point, though it is irresistible to add that Joseph and Mary had to go through a lot fewer interviews than my wife and I did. Well, maybe one major one.
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Scott Simon Sayings: Srebrenica's not simply another reminder of man's inhumanity to man, but how intelligent people can Srebrenica's not simply another reminder of man's inhumanity to man, but how intelligent people can always come up with intelligent reasons to do nothing.
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Scott Simon Sayings: I take Charb's point, but at some point has Charlie Hebdo been trying to have I take Charb's point, but at some point has Charlie Hebdo been trying to have it both ways because some of what they do is not funny.
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Scott Simon Sayings: It's not the cost (although that pinches), or the time (though that grinds). After a It's not the cost (although that pinches), or the time (though that grinds). After a while, it's the sheer galling indignity of being asked to prove, pay, and prove all over again that you're a worthy parent. Any true parent will tell you that that is impossible to prove in advance.
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Scott Simon Sayings: Charlie Hebdo mocked everyone. They mocked the left. They mocked the right. They mocked, above Charlie Hebdo mocked everyone. They mocked the left. They mocked the right. They mocked, above all, the extreme right, the extreme right of Le Pen's. If anything could identify their politics, they were kinds of anarchists.
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Scott Simon Sayings: I've always been passionate about what I do and want to do it well, ... I've always been passionate about what I do and want to do it well, ... My wife says she's a widow to the computer.
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Scott Simon Sayings: Fifteen-year-old girls produce children with sixteen-year-old boys in the backseat of cars and in the Fifteen-year-old girls produce children with sixteen-year-old boys in the backseat of cars and in the stairwells of apartment buildings. Why can't two loving adults who have contemplated parenthood and are prepared to offer love, patience, and devotion come up with enough chromosomal matter to stick together and create a child?
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Scott Simon Sayings: Camille died a few days later. Our daughter's hearts bear the first real cracks they Camille died a few days later. Our daughter's hearts bear the first real cracks they have had to endure since we came into each other's lives. Our girls had a lot of laughs to give Camille in the years ahead; she had a lot of love for them. But I think that some lives are like diamonds. They pack a lot of light and brilliance into a small space.
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Scott Simon Sayings: When they mention great little things in life, they usually forget flossing. When they mention great little things in life, they usually forget flossing.
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Scott Simon Sayings: Believe me, those great death bed speeches are written ahead of time. Believe me, those great death bed speeches are written ahead of time.
Scott Simon Sayings: Janis Joplin didn't just sing a song, she took it over. She swallowed it whole, Janis Joplin didn't just sing a song, she took it over. She swallowed it whole, then sent it back through her gut and her heart.
Scott Simon Sayings: Charlie Hebdo were the licensed anarchist clowns of the society. Charlie Hebdo were the licensed anarchist clowns of the society.
Scott Simon Sayings: Despite the reams of paperwork, obstacles worthy of a horse show, and a wait that Despite the reams of paperwork, obstacles worthy of a horse show, and a wait that can rival an elephant's gestation, adoption feels no different on the inside.
Scott Simon Sayings: There are times when the adoption process is exhausting and painful and makes you want There are times when the adoption process is exhausting and painful and makes you want to scream. But, I am told, so does childbirth.
Scott Simon Sayings: Bernie Sanders lost the Democratic presidential nomination to Hillary Clinton, but he won more than Bernie Sanders lost the Democratic presidential nomination to Hillary Clinton, but he won more than 12 million votes in the primaries and was respectfully and elaborately saluted by Hillary Clinton, whom he has endorsed.
Scott Simon Sayings: So: this is where we are going to become parents. You walk into the building So: this is where we are going to become parents. You walk into the building as a couple, and leave a few minutes later as a family. You walk in recollecting long romantic dinners, nights at the theater, and care-free vacations. You leave worrying about where to get diapers, milk, and Cheerios.
Scott Simon Sayings: AR-15s, in particular, are often called America's gun. They're some of the most popular rifles AR-15s, in particular, are often called America's gun. They're some of the most popular rifles in the country, especially when it comes to sports shooting.
Scott Simon Sayings: Parenthood is shit, snot, slime, fear, tears, spit, and spills. It's as intense as combat, Parenthood is shit, snot, slime, fear, tears, spit, and spills. It's as intense as combat, which is to say hours of tedium relieved by moments of alarm and flashes of joy to remind you that you're alive. It is intensely practical and profoundly square, even if you're not. It's feeding, wiping, and picking up.
Scott Simon Sayings: Exactly who is this God character who is said to be all-powerful yet needs to Exactly who is this God character who is said to be all-powerful yet needs to hire lawyers to take us to court? Isn't he miffed when someone he had always considered to be a true follower turns to the legal system rather than to prayer? Why would the faithful risk making God look ridiculous by losing a trial on Earth when he is certain to win every trial in heaven?
Scott Simon Sayings: Imagine the talented love-child of Andr Previn and Lucille Ball. Imagine the talented love-child of Andr Previn and Lucille Ball.
Scott Simon Sayings: Almost every continent in the world, including our own, has refugees. But how often when Almost every continent in the world, including our own, has refugees. But how often when we hear the word do we pause to remind ourselves what being a refugee means?
Scott Simon Sayings: Murder is easy. Comedy is hard. Murder is easy. Comedy is hard.
Scott Simon Sayings: One of the reasons we think this market will start to run out of gas One of the reasons we think this market will start to run out of gas at some point is that you've essentially created as much gold from straw as you can from this financial alchemy
Scott Simon Sayings: In journalism, when we want to get a story over the jumps, we refer to In journalism, when we want to get a story over the jumps, we refer to it as a universal experience, but it almost never is. There is one universal experience, that's death. That is something we are all going to experience at some distance in the lives of loved ones, strangers and friends, people around us and certainly our own,
Scott Simon Sayings: Adoption is rewarding. But the process, as we have already detailed in some particulars, can Adoption is rewarding. But the process, as we have already detailed in some particulars, can be expensive, exhausting, and hard to sustain on a dream, much less a whim.
Scott Simon Sayings: Race, blood, lineage, and nationality don't matter; they're just the way that small minds keep Race, blood, lineage, and nationality don't matter; they're just the way that small minds keep score. All that matters about blood is that it's warm and that it beats through a loving heart.
Scott Simon Sayings: Everyone understood [Charlie Hebdo], as people had understood for hundreds of years, knowing that Rabelaisian Everyone understood [Charlie Hebdo], as people had understood for hundreds of years, knowing that Rabelaisian tradition of French satire, they knew how to read it. And they understood the kind of release from piety that it represented every week.
Scott Simon Sayings: Reading will put you into the minds and hearts of others. It might help you Reading will put you into the minds and hearts of others. It might help you understand why other people do what they do sometimes.
Scott Simon Sayings: They will grow up knowing that they should be only proud about being adopted. I They will grow up knowing that they should be only proud about being adopted. I will consider it a parental failure if our daughters ever try to use it as some kind of excuse.