1923-, American Author, Playwright
Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck. If you live through it, you start looking very carefully to the right and to the left.
Jean Kerr – [Divorce]
Even though a number of people have tried, no one has ever found a way to drink for a living.
Jean Kerr – [Alcohol and Alcoholism]
Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent.
Jean Kerr – [Hope]
I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on.
Jean Kerr – [Airplane and Aviation]
I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want –an adorable pancreas?
Jean Kerr – [Beauty]
If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs, its just possible you haven't grasped the situation.
Jean Kerr – [Adversity]
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he becomes polite.
Jean Kerr – [Hypocrisy]
Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn't always go with everything else in the house.
Jean Kerr – [Marriage]
The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
Jean Kerr – [Averages]
You don't seem to realize that a poor person who is unhappy is in a better position than a rich person who is unhappy. Because the poor person has hope. He thinks money would help.
Jean Kerr – [Poverty and The Poor]