Quotes by Peter De Vries

Peter De Vries was an American editor and novelist known for his satiric wit. He has been described by the philosopher Daniel Dennett as "probably the funniest writer on religion ever".

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Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.

FoodPeter De Vries
 
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The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. But the combination is locked up in the safe.

Universe & SpacePeter De Vries
 
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The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.

Children & Childhood, MarriagePeter De Vries
 
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The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.

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A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.

Peter De Vries
 
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