"Studying literature at Harvard is like learning about women at the Mayo clinic."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Roy Blount, Jr. on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Roy Blount, Jr. on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Roy Blount, Jr. on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Roy Blount, Jr. on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Roy Blount, Jr. on Earl Nightingale
"I heard on public radio recently, there's a thing called Weed Dating. Singles get together in a garden and weed and then they take turns, they keep matching up with other people. Two people will weed down one row and switch over with two other people. It's in Vermont. I don't think I'd be very good at Weed Dating."
"Somebody informed me recently that the key to every art, from writing to gardening to sculpture, is creativity. I beg to differ."
"Think about scary movies: There's a fine line between horror and humor."
"People may think of Southern humor in terms of missing teeth and outhouse accidents, but the best of it is a rich vein running through the best of Southern literature."