Wednesday, June 16, 2010

One man talking to another on the bus said, "She orders carrot cake. She takes two bites out of it and says she'll save the rest for later. She's a woman. A man would have eaten the whole thing right then.

"We walk out of the restaurant, and she's babying the carrot cake. She runs for a cab. She trips, and as she falls, she protects the carrot cake. Her knee is split open; the carrot cake is fine."

Sophia Loren grew up poor in a war. Later, when she was rich in peace, some of her jewelry was stolen. Reporters asked her how she felt, and she said, "My mother taught me, 'Never cry over anything that can't cry over you.'"