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The 04/09/13 Joy Jar

8 Apr

The calendar says Spring, but it is chilly in Seattle and with the kind of damp clammyness that goes through you. Nothing is better on a cold Winter day or for that matter, a cold Spring day than chicken soup. Today’s deposit into the ‘Joy Jar’ is chicken soup.

An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.
H. L. Mencken

Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.
Ludwig van Beethoven

My greatest strength is common sense. I’m really a standard brand – like Campbell’s tomato soup or Baker’s chocolate.
Katharine Hepburn

A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting.
Abraham Maslow

Good manners: The noise you don’t make when you’re eating soup.
Bennett Cerf

I live on good soup, not on fine words.

Among hot beverages, we know of nothing better than leisurely sipping a bowl of steaming chicken soup