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Peter De Vries – 11 Quotes

 

11 Quotes by Peter De Vries

 

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds – they mature slowly.

– Peter De Vries


Murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums.

– Peter De Vries


A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.

– Peter De Vries


I was thinking that we all learn by experience, but some of us have to go to summer school.

– Peter De Vries


Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.

– Peter De Vries


The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.

– Peter De Vries


The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.

– Peter De Vries


The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.

– Peter De Vries


The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.

– Peter De Vries


Who of us is mature enough for offspring before the offspring themselves arrive? The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.

– Peter De Vries


I write when I’m inspired, and I see to it that I’m inspired at nine o’clock every morning.

– Peter De Vries