Baby Boomer Words To Love By

Posted on February 10th, 2015 in Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg


“Infatuation is when you think he’s as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as funny as Woody Allen, and as athletic as Jimmy Conners. Love is when you realize that he’s as sexy as Woody Allen, as smart as Jimmy Connors, as funny as Ralph Nader, as athletic as Henry Kissinger and nothing like Robert Redford – but you’ll take him anyway. ” ~Judith Viorst, journalist, in Redbook, 1975

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“Forget love — I’d rather fall in chocolate!” ~Sandra J. Dykes, comedienne

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“Do I love you because you’re beautiful,
Or are you beautiful because I love you?” ~Rodgers and Hammerstein, from Cinderella


“Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.” ~Mark Overby, journalist

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“Before I met my husband, I’d never fallen in love. I’d stepped in it a few times.” ~Rita Rudner, comedienne

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“Without love, what are we worth? Eighty-nine cents! Eighty-nine cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely.” Hawkeye in MASH.


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