How to Laugh at Life
The tap water hits a spoon in the sink and sprays you. You pull a window shade and it just keeps going and going. You can't roll up a garden hose in any dignified way. You have to become a connoisseur of these events—Wow, look at that, that's great. You have to hope that a higher power is saying, That was a good one! And that you're sharing the divine pleasure it's taking in your misfortune.
—Ian Frazier, author of The Cursing Mommy's Book of Days