The Quote Garden ™
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Quotations about Meats & Seafood
Breads & Starches
Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat. ~Fran Lebowitz
Red meat is not bad for you. Now blue-green meat, that's bad for you! ~Tommy Smothers
They claim red meat is bad for you. But I never saw a sick-looking tiger. ~Chi Chi Rodriguez
My favorite animal is steak. ~Fran Lebowitz
In Mexico we have a word for sushi: bait. ~José Simons
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead — not sick, not wounded — dead. ~Woody Allen
He was a very valiant man who first adventured on eating oysters. ~James I
The way you cut your meat reflects the way you live. ~Proverb
Bertie: They say fish are good for the brain. Have a go at the sardines and come back and report...
Bertie, later: How many tins of sardines did you eat, Jeeves?
Jeeves: None, sir. I am not fond of sardines.
Bertie: You mean, you thought of this great, this ripe, this amazing scheme entirely without the impetus given to the brain by fish?
Jeeves: Yes, sir.
~P. G. Wodehouse, "Jeeves and the Dog McIntosh," Very Good, Jeeves!, 1929
I take a vitamin every day. It's called a steak. ~Leo Benvenuti and Steve Rudnick, Kicking & Screaming, 2005, spoken by the character Buck Weston
They had a good slice of lean ham with a border of fat that shone like a piece of ice from a spring. ~Jean Giono (1895–1970), Regain, 1930, translated from the French by Henri Fluchè and Geoffrey Myers, Harvest, 1939
Stored away in some brain cell is the image of a long-departed aunt you haven't thought of in 30 years. Stored away in another cell is the image of a pink pony stitched on your first set of baby pajamas. All it takes to get that aunt mounted on the back of that pony is to eat a hunk of meatloaf immediately before going to bed. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com
You know how I feel about tacos. It's the only food shaped like a smile. A beef smile. ~My Name is Earl, "South of the Border," 2006, written by Danielle Sanchez-Witzel & Michael Pennie [Season 2. Earl Hickey. –tg]
I'm not sure what makes pepperoni so good — if it's the pepper or the oni. ~S.A. Sachs
Yeah, where I come from, we eat our sushi cooked—medium rare. And it's made out of a cow. ~John Henson, Wipeout, "Totally, Totally Inappropriate" (season 3, episode 13), original airdate August 17, 2010
Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct. ~Denis Leary
Fish is the only food that is considered spoiled once it smells like what it is. ~P.J. O'Rourke
A converted cannibal is one who, on Friday, eats only fishermen. ~Emily Lotney
Fish, to taste right, must swim three times — in water, in butter, and in wine. ~Polish Proverb
Doctors confuse color and chemistry. The white meat of chicken is therefore the essence of a light diet and dark meat is poison. ~Martin H. Fischer (1879–1962)
Just bought lean chicken breasts instead of hot wings for supper because I'm a stupid [f@%'ing] mature adult. ~Jason Sweeney (@sween)
Pollyanna was carrying calf's-foot jelly to Mrs. Snow to-day.... If it's Monday she's bound ter say she wished 'twas Sunday; and if you take her jelly you're pretty sure ter hear she wanted chicken — but if you did bring her chicken, she'd be jest hankerin' for lamb broth!... or... tripe, or onions... ~Eleanor H. Porter, Pollyanna, 1912 #paleo
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