Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.
Thanksgiving just gets me all warm and tingly and all kinds of wonderful inside.
Everyone complains about the weather, but nobody ever seems to do anything about it.
The only way to predict if there's a cloud on your horizon due to glaucoma is to get tested. No matter what the diagnosis, the forecast is for clear vision in the years ahead.
The best cookies of all in the world are the ones my daughter Sally makes. They come out all uniform with nice little air holes.
When you hit the big time, big money, big egos, people don't talk. You have no friends.
Never slap a man who chews tobacco.
My grandmother was a typical farm-family mother. She would regularly prepare dinner for thirty people, and that meant something was always cooking in the kitchen. All of my grandmother's recipes went back to her grandmother.
Why do we love our grandparents so much? Part of the reason I think has to do with the tremendous natural affection and affinity that kids have for older people, whether they are their actual grandparents or not.
I had the privilege of having two sets of loving grandparents.
People over 100 are the fastest-growing group in America. People soon will be working 'til 100 - some because they have to - and living 'til 125 or even 135. What do I know, I'm just a weatherman, but I've made a hobby of studying this, and it's phenomenal.
Viewers figure, 'Uncle Willard doesn't know any more about the weather than I do.' They're right.
I run me like a conglomerate, because that's what I am.
I go to McDonald's at least once a week. I always get a No. 2.
Having a phobia has changed me.
I'd like to do 'Saturday Night Live.'
My dad was an agent for Met Life. In the '50s, I remember the mortality rate was something like - you had - 58 was the average age. Then it was moved up to 62, and then 65, 68.
Just do the math. In the next 50 to 75 years, people will be living to be 130 and 140. They'll be working until they're 100. It's incredible.
The TV weatherman has always been one of the best, most secure jobs. They change anchors, they change the set, producers come and go. But the weather person hangs on forever!
I still start to get panicky each morning before I go on television. I'll say, 'I'm in awful shape, something is wrong,' and if I start to look like I'm going off the deep end, Jimmy Straka, the stage manager, will say, 'You're all right. Calm down.' Then Bryant Gumbel will grab me by the leg or something.