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NOTE:  Some of the quotes on this page were submitted to me by visitors, and not all have been verified for original source or wording. I'm working hard to confirm everything, but in the meantime please be aware of the possibility for errors.  —ღ Terri, March 2021

Summer would not be summer without Ice-cream. Ice-cream is the favorite currency of love. ~"A Few Casual Remarks on Ice-Cream," Puck, 1881 June 8th

Is there any better way to prove your burning love to a girl than to give her ice-cream? ~Richard D. Ware, "Westward, Ho!", 1894  [Spoken by Violet, Sheriff of Maverick. —tεᖇᖇ¡·g]

I doubt whether the world holds for anyone a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice cream. ~Heywood Broun

Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos. ~Don Kardong

Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone. ~Jim Fiebig

My tongue is smiling. ~Abigail Trillin, age 4, after eating chocolate ice cream, as quoted by her father Calvin Trillin

When a teen-ager seems to be most spirituelle and otherworldly, gazing off into space with misty eyes and parted lips, the smart money says she is probably dreaming of a double fudge nut chocolate marshmallow sundae, garnished with whipped cream and those little chocolate sprills known to youthful gourmets as "bedbugs." ~Gerald Raftery, "Ambrosia — with Mayonnaise Yet!," in The New York Herald Tribune, 1961 September 10th

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate. That's my philosophy. ~Thornton Wilder

FLATTERY is like ice-cream. We want it just a little at a time, and pretty often. ~Josh Billings, revised by H. Montague

...when you're dead, you're dead. And until then, there's ice cream. ~The Mentalist, "The Redshirt," written by Bruno Heller and Jordan Harper, spoken by the character Patrick Jane, 2011

...a ball of Ice Cream gooed with Chocolate and enveloped with Salted Nuts... ~George Ade

Happiness is trying all 31 flavors… at once! ~Jim Davis ("Garfield"), c. 1997

Ice cream cravings are not to be taken lightly. ~Betsy Cañas Garmon,

Ice cream — the great melter of all resolve. ~Dr. Idel Dreimer,

Never trust a skinny ice cream man. ~Ben Cohen

Yes, triumphant we still believe what once militant we maintained — that the only way to eat cake is when it is just out of the oven, that the only way to eat ice cream is to dip it out of the freezer, down under the apple tree, in the mid-morning or mid-afternoon. Afterward, when it appears in sober decorum, surrounded by all the appurtenances of civilization, it is a very commonplace affair; out under the apple tree it is ambrosia. ~Elisabeth Woodbridge, "On Taking One's Dessert First," 1912

Relationship status: ice cream for dinner ~Keith Wynn, @ravenrhapsodies

[T]o tell you the truth... I see that what counts most in the world is brains — brains and mushrooms. But, gee whiz, I like ice cream, too. ~Percy Keese Fitzhugh, Roy Blakeley: Lost, Strayed or Stolen, 1921

We dare not trust our wit for making our house pleasant to our friend, and so we buy ice-creams. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Besides being a useful adjunct to courtship, Ice-cream is often employed to feed poets upon. ~"A Few Casual Remarks on Ice-Cream," Puck, 1881 June 8th

I don't cry over spilt milk, but a fallen scoop of ice cream is enough to ruin my whole day. ~Terri Guillemets

Sometimes, eating a thick slice of chocolate fudge cake with ice cream makes you a better person. ~Dr. SunWolf, 2012 tweet,

Did you ever find some really old ice cream way back in your freezer all crusty and freezer burned? That stuff is gross, isn't it? At first. ~Sean Morey,

Mint chocolate chip ice cream smothered in chocolate syrup. Perfect! That was just what she needed. A friend and a pint of mint chocolate chip. Life couldn't get any better. ~MacKenzie Reed, Haunting Melody, 2004

Scoops of mint ice cream with chips of chocolate cows. ~Jim Bishop, "On the English Countryside," NY Journal-American, 1957 September 28th, quoted in Simpson's Contemporary Quotations compiled by James B. Simpson

Ice cream is happiness on a cone, with sprinkles. ~Terri Guillemets

Kipling said that Success and Failure are both imposters, and we should all listen to Kipling, if only because none of us are likely to know anybody else named Rudyard. But having been bitten in my life by the jaws of both victory and defeat, I must rush to add that success is to failure as butter pecan ice cream is to death. ~Rupert Holmes (b.1947)

I like ice cream
with silly swirls,
hot fudge hope,
cherries of happiness,
whipped cream dreams,—
and eating it with
friends who are nuts.
~Terri Guillemets, "Spoonfuls of melting life," 2009

There's nothing wrong with me that a little ice cream won't fix. ~Author unknown

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