"If you want to look at the state of humans, you should look at the state of animals first. People are choosing whether or not they can feed an animal and their family. And every shelter coast-to-coast is stuffed."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Rachael Ray on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Rachael Ray on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Rachael Ray on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Rachael Ray on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Rachael Ray on Margaret Mead
"I tried to bake a cake for my mother's birthday - it took me four hours. It was terrible, and I cried for three days."
"I've never been a huge sweets eater, and I've always loved a Mediterranean diet. We eat a lot of dark leafy greens, and a couple meals each week are meat-free. We enjoy eating a balanced diet."
"Whatever it is you want to do, take a job in that field. You will learn by experience and, slow and steady, you'll get it done!"
"We created a line of pet food called Nutrish that's made to human standards, and 100 percent of the proceeds go to animal rescue. One of our top-tier donors is the ASPCA, and they help us challenge animal shelters all across the country to get more animals placed in homes."
"Never be a food snob. Learn from everyone you meet - the fish guy at your market, the lady at the local diner, farmers, cheese makers. Ask questions, try everything and eat up!"