Erma Louise Bombeck was born on the 21st of February, 1927 in Bellbrook, Ohio, United States. She was an American humorist and writer who achieved great popularity from her syndicated newspaper humor column describing suburban home life.
Erma Bombeck wrote over 4,000 newspaper columns between 1965 and April 17, 1996, using broad and sometimes eloquent humor, chronicling the ordinary life of a midwestern suburban housewife. She also published 15 books, most of which became bestsellers. Erma Bombeck died on the 22nd of April, 1996 in UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, California, United States.
In this article, you will find a collection of famous Erma Bombeck quotes and sayings.
80 Erma Bombeck Quotes About Life, Happiness & Family
You spend years trying to get them off the ground.
You run with them until you are both breathless. They crash … they hit the roof … you patch, comfort and assure them that someday they will fly.
Finally, they are airborne.
They need more string, and you keep letting it out.
They tug, and with each twist of the twine, there is sadness that goes with joy.
The kite becomes more distant, and you know it won’t be long before that beautiful creature will snap the lifeline that binds you together and will soar as meant to soar … free and alone.
Only then do you know that you have done your job.” ― Erma Bombeck Quote
I stopped licking the stream of butter dripping down my elbow and replied, “What kind of crack is that?” ― Erma Bombeck Quote