"Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Erma Bombeck on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Erma Bombeck on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Erma Bombeck on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Erma Bombeck on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Erma Bombeck on Albert Camus
"Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength. They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub."
"Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you."
"A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday."
"Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago."
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."