“We all knew from the time we were kids that we were going to die. We just didn’t know it would happen in our life time.”
–Shirley Turteltaub

“We need to pursue scientific knowledge, or all we will do is run against a wall. But we need to do it wisely.”
–Yoshua Bengio, Canadian computer scientist

“We tell women what not to do to avoid being attacked instead of tell men not to attack women.”
–Jessica Nabongo, who hopes to become the first black woman to visit every country in the world

“James Beard famously told people that when he was stopped in airports and asked what his favorite restaurant was, he answered: “It’s the same as yours…it’s the one that loves me the most.”
–Restauranteur Danny Meyer

“Animals are more than ever a test of our character, of mankind’s capacity for empathy and for decent, honorable conduct and faithful stewardship. We are called to treat them with kindness, not because they have rights or power to some claim of equality, but in a sense because they don’t; because they all stand unequal and powerless before us.”
–Mathew Scully, Author, quoted in “America’s Table” by Lea Berman

“Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”
–Robert Brault