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

When Please Don’t Eat the Daisies was released in 1957, Jean Kerr (born July 10, 1922) could hardly have imagined that her humorous collection of essays would achieve runaway success. The book not only became a bestseller, but it was adapted into a 1960 film starring Doris Day and then a TV series with Pat Crowley.

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