Robert Farrar Capon Quotes

At the root of many a woman’s failure to become a great cook lies her failure to develop a workmanlike regard for knives.

Accepting the Bible as inspired is a bit like receiving an entire collection of one’s grandfather’s writings. Suppose, for example, that on opening such a treasure, I found it to contain everything my grandfather ever wrote: letters, poems, recipes, essays, short stories, diaries, family histories. And suppose further that I was fully convinced not only […]

The Gospel truth is that neither we nor the world can be saved by efforts at living well. If the human race could have straightened up its act by the simple pursuit of goodness, it would have done so long ago. We are not stupid; and Lord knows, from Confucius to Socrates to Mosed to […]