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Robert Farrar Capon Quotes

You don't need someone to complete you. You only need someone to accept you completely
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Money may not buy happiness, but it's better to cry in a Lamborghini
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why
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I never make the same mistake twice. I make it five or six times, just to be sure
A true friend is someone who accepts your past, supports your present and encourages your future
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Don't look back you're not going that way
When we first met, i had no idea you would be so important to me
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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken
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One real thing is closer to God than all the diagrams in the world  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) At the root of many a woman’s failure to become a great cook lies her failure to develop a workmanlike regard for knives.  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) In the Bible, the opposite of Sin, with a capital ‘S,’ is not virtue - it’s faith: faith in a God who draws all to himself in his resurrection.  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Older women are like aging strudels - the crust may not be so lovely, but the filling has come at last into its own.  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Perhaps you see, therefore, why I think taste must come before nutrition? Our infatuation for the quasi-scientific has left us easy marks for con men and tin fiddle manufacturers  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Salvation is not some felicitous state to which we can lift ourselves by our own bootstraps after the contemplation of sufficiently good examples. It is an utterly new creation into which we are brought by our death in Jesus’ death and our resurrection in his. It comes not out of our own best efforts, however well-inspired or successfully pursued, but out of the shipwreck of all human efforts whatsoever  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) God makes the world not out of necessity but by a divine Whim, and the world he makes is a whimsically romantic place. We’re all crazy about each other because we’re made in the image of Someone who’s been crazy about us  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Do you seriously envision St. Paul or Calvin or Luther opening bottles of Welch’s Grape Juice in the sacristy before the service? Luther at least would turn over in his grave  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) I like a cook who smiles out loud when he tastes his own work. Let God worry about your modesty; I want to see your enthusiasm  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Give us this day our daily taste. Restore to us soups that spoons will not sink in and sauces which are never the same twice. Raise up among us stews with more gravy than we have bread to blot it with Give us pasta with a hundred fillings  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Even to this day, grace remains hard to swallow. Religiosity and moralism go down easier than free forgiveness  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Older women are like aging strudels - the crust may not be so lovely, but the filling has come at last into its own  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Salvation is a gift given, not a bargain struck  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) If you take all your meals seriously, none of them gets a chance to matter  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Grace cannot prevail... until our lifelong certainty that someone is keeping score has run out of steam and collapsed  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) What is good is difficult, and what is difficult is rare  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) A silent lover is one who doesn’t know his job  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Heaven is populated entirely by forgiven sinners  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) However much we hate the law, we are more afraid of grace  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Christianity is not a religion; it is the announcement of the end of religion  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) A good time occurs precisely when we lose track of what time it is  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) What are you going to do with your freedom?  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Man was made to lead with his chin; he is worth knowing only with his guard down, his head up and his heart rampant on his sleeve  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) We were given appetites, not to consume the world and forget it, but to taste its goodness and hunger to make it great  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Every real thing is a joy, if only you have eyes and ears to relish it, a nose and tongue to taste it  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Only miracle is plain; it is in the ordinary that groans with the weight of glory  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Why do we marry, why take friends and lovers? Why give ourselves to music, painting, chemistry or cooking? Out of simple delight in the resident goodness of creation, of course; but out of more than that, too. Half earth’s gorgeousness lies hidden in the glimpsed city it longs to become  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) The world is by no means averse to religion. In fact, it is devoted to it with a passion. It will buy any recipe for salvation as long as that formula leaves the responsibility for cooking up salvation firmly in human hands. The world is drowning in religion. But it is scared out of its wits by any mention of the grace that takes the world home gratis  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) We are so impressed by scientific clank that we feel we ought not to say that the sunflower turns because it knows where the sun is. It is almost second nature to us to prefer explanations... with a large vocabulary. We are much more comfortable when we are assured that the sunflower turns because it is heliotropic. The trouble with that kind of talk is that it tempts us to think that we know what the sunflower is up to. But we don’t. The sunflower is a mystery, just as every single thing in the universe is  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes) Your stew, so long deferred, stands finally extra causas. Greet it as your fellow creature. It is as deliciously unnecessary as you are  (Robert Farrar Capon Quotes)
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