Mar 25, 2012

Quote of the Week

The night that I won the Oscar, [my dad] called me very late and said that he thought it was fine and that I should send it back to the hardware store and he'd put it on the knife counter. That's what I did, and it stayed there twenty years under a cheese bell.

 -Jimmy Stewart

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  1. doesn't it seem like we could've been friends with jimmy? i think that was the major part of his appeal: the down-to-earth, genuine "everyday guy."

    great quote. and love your blog!

    ~the nostalgist

    "sorry, i wasn't quite finished with this generation, thank you."

  2. Thanks nostalgist. I know what you're saying. I can almost hear his tone of voice as he says this.