"If you're picking your best friend based on what kind of clothes she wears or how popular she is, chances are you aren't going to stay in touch after graduation."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."Renee Olstead on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."Renee Olstead 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."Renee Olstead on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."Renee Olstead 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."Renee Olstead on T. S. Eliot
"I want to speak up and tell you that mascara and clothes don't make you cool, neither do name-brand handbags, but being a leader can."
"Picking a best friend who stands up for what she believes in, is true to herself and allows you to be yourself without judgement of how 'cool' you are? Well, now you're picking a friend for life."
"The more I read and watched about the meat industry, the more determined I became to keep meat out of my diet. The things I saw in slaughterhouse exposes made me feel sick and I refused to just ignore what I now knew."