There are times when wisdom cannot be found in the chambers of parliament or the halls of academia but at the unpretentious setting of the kitchen table.
I kept up top grades, and by senior year, a flow of mailed college recruiting brochures accumulated into an avalanche on our dining room table.
I was raised before the advent of DVD players in cars and iPads at the dinner table.
The noble gases, which reside on the East Coast of the periodic table, are its aristocrats - detached and aloof, never bothering to interact with the rabble of common elements that make up the vast majority of the world.
All great change in America begins at the dinner table.
I don't get attached to anything. I'm like a good antique dealer. I'm prepared to sell my most valuable table.
There are very few people at the decision-making table to argue for minimum-wage workers. Very few people.
In fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups, has no aversion to cooperating with the Communists, or any other groups, and frequently does so.
I wanted to be a skinny little ballerina but I was a voluptuous little Italian girl whose dad had meatballs on the table every night.
This is a global economy. If you're not at the bargaining table, if you don't get an agreement, someone else does.
Negotiations are a euphemism for capitulation if the shadow of power is not cast across the bargaining table.
I'm not lonely, and I think that has a lot to do with what's on my bedside table rather than what's in my bed.
My father had a handgun on the bedside table, and we were all taught to handle firearms.
Growing up, I thought salt belonged in a shaker at the table and nowhere else.
When a pile of cups is tottering on the edge of the table and you warn that they will crash to the ground, in South Africa you are blamed when that happens.
It really bothers me when people don't use coasters. Particularly on my table.
If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.
On many occasions, an informal buffet and casual seating offer a little more intimacy than a loud gathering around a big table.
Corned beef and cabbage - that's our favorite holiday meal when all the O' Haras gather around the table.
On the good days, my mother would haul out the ukulele and we'd sit around the kitchen table - it was a cardboard table with a linoleum top - and sing.