You don’t have to be rich to live a rich life—and to me, taking time to prepare and enjoy food at a communal table with the ones you love is the best way to live richly. —Rachael Ray, food personality
Stand in the middle ’cause that’s where healing happens. That’s where conversation happens. That’s where change happens. —Tyler Perry, filmmaker
A gift—be it a present, a kind word, or job done with great care and love—explains itself! —Alice Childress, playwright
I love to travel, go to the theater, eat at restaurants, hug friends. But after this past year, I know for sure it’s OK, really OK, to be quiet sometimes. —Angela Bassett, actor
My friend just named her chicken after me. I do not need a Macarthur or Pulitzer anymore, do I?
—Susan Orlean, author