"I woke up on May 15, 1991, the day of my Barnard graduation, and I said to myself, 'By the end of today you will decide what you want to do with the rest of your life.'"
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."Alexandra Guarnaschelli on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."Alexandra Guarnaschelli on Elbert Hubbard
"A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success."Alexandra Guarnaschelli on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."Alexandra Guarnaschelli on Erma Bombeck
"Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know."Alexandra Guarnaschelli on T. S. Eliot
"I think we love bacon because it has all the qualities of an amazing sensory experience. When we cook it, the sizzling sound is so appetizing, the aroma is maddening, the crunch of the texture is so gratifying and the taste delivers every time."
"It's amazing the relationships you forge in a kitchen. When you cooperate in an environment that's hot. Where there's a lot of knives. You're trusting your well-being with someone you've never before met or known."
"If you want to have a relationship, at some point you have to let yourself get caught. That's what I did. I got caught."