Peter De Vries

Peter De Vries (February 27, 1910 - September 28, 1993) was an American editor and novelist known for his satiric wit

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Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff - it is a palliative rather than a remedy.Rate it:
Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff -- it is a palliative rather than a remedy.Rate it:
Everybody hates me because I'm so universally liked.Rate it:
Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.Rate it:
I write when I'm inspired, and I see to it that I'm inspired at nine o'clock every morning.Rate it:
It is the final proof of God's omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us.Rate it:
It is the final proof of Gods omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us.Rate it:
Life is a zoo in a jungle.Rate it:
My father hated radio and could not wait for television to be invented so he could hate that too.Rate it:
Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.Rate it:
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds -- they mature slowly.Rate it:
The murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums.Rate it:
The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.Rate it:
The rich aren't like us; they pay less taxes.Rate it:
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.Rate it:
There are times when parenthood seems nothing but feeding the mouth that bites you.Rate it:
We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school.Rate it:
When I can no longer bear to think of the victims of broken homes, I begin to think of the victims of intact ones.Rate it:

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