I didn't know much about Julia Child except that she's a cooking legend and that she's old. Reading this interview however showed me that we have some things in common!
There is nothing worse than grilled vegetables.
I'm awfully sorry for people who are taken in by all of today's dietary mumbo jumbo. They are not getting any enjoyment out of their food.
Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.
You need to enjoy the good things in life, but you need not overindulge.
The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they're right if you love to be with them all the time.
The problem with the world right now is that we don't have any politicians like Roosevelt or Churchill to give us meaning and depth. We don't have anyone who's speaking for the great and the true and the noble. What we need now is a heroic type, someone who could rally the people to higher deeds. I don't know what's to become of us.
You must have discipline to have fun.
Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper. Everything can have drama if it's done right. Even a pancake.
I don't believe in heaven. I think when we die we just go back to the great ball of energy that makes up the universe.
Hell only exists on earth, when you've made mistakes and you're paying for them.
* via Kottke.