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An awful lot of people think it's easy to lift recipes out. ...
by Elizabeth David

An awful lot of people think it's easy to lift recipes out.
- Elizabeth David

I don't copy recipes without trying them out.
I don't reprint without trying them again.
- Elizabeth David

Writing doesn't come easily to me.
It gets more and more difficult.
- Elizabeth David

Everyday holds the possibility of a miracle.
- Elizabeth David

 

I'm very interested in my new kitchen equipment shop.
I've started it with two friends.
- Elizabeth David

To fall in love is awfully simple,
but to fall out of love is simply awful.
- Bess Myerson

We all have dreams.
But in order to make dreams come into reality,
it takes an awful lot of determination,
dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
- Jesse Owens

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At age 12, I was put on tranquilizers when I should have gotten help.
There was nothing major and awful, I just didn't feel
my family was supportive and emotionally generous.
- Paula Danziger

I've worked with an awful lot of people.
Katy Hepburn, Spencer Tracy.
- Vincente Minnelli

There's an awful lot of terrible television which I could do,
but I mostly stick to Have I Got News for You.
- Ian Hislop

When a woman is very, very bad, she is awful,
but when a man is correspondingly good,
he is weird.
- Minna Antrim

I don't read magazines much, and I have an awful time with books.
- Payne Stewart

I read our emails every day and I know there are people
out there who think I'm awful.
- Dan Abrams

I remember hitting Sarah Michelle Gellar with a right
hook during my first week on the job.
It was awful.
They usually pair actors with stunt doubles to avoid things like that.
- Eliza Dushku

They spend an awful lot of money on I-don't-know-what in Hollywood movies;
I certainly didn't get any of it.
But they sure do love spending money.
- Adam Garcia

In the end we are all sacked and it's always awful.
It is as inevitable as death following life.
If you are elevated there comes a day when you are demoted.
Even Prime Ministers.
- Alan Clark

States are like people.
They do not question the awful status quo until some
dramatic event overturns the conventional and lax way of thinking.
- Victor Davis Hanson

Well, we spend an awful lot of our time working and doing experiments.
It's very busy up on the shuttle.
- Sally Ride

I do an awful lot of scuba diving.
I love to be on the ocean, under the ocean.
I live next to the ocean.
- James Cameron

People are surprised to find out that an awful lot
of people think that they're idiots.
- Eric Schmidt

If my father's business hadn't gone broke,
I'd be exporting nuts, bolts and sugar machinery right now.
What an awful thought!
- Cesar Romero

The awful importance of this life is that it determines eternity.
- William Barclay

Life has been good to me.
It's not like I missed an awful lot.
I had a pretty good lick here.
Every moment gets a little more important.
- Michael Landon

I've spent an awful lot of my time in the air.
I've had everything happen to me in a plane that could happen.
Except a crash.
- Brenda Lee

People have an awful lot of problems that society has
put on them and a lot to work through because of it.
- Dana Plato

I've done the most awful rubbish in order to have somewhere to go in the morning.
- Richard Burton

They came and bound me up and I had awful stretch marks.
I hated my breasts after that.
- Christine Keeler

Now a movie goes out to two, three thousand theaters
and by Friday night at 10 o'clock they know if you are in or out.
That desperate competition is, I think,
horrendous.
It's awful.
- Mark Rydell

I may not yet be as old as dirt, but dirt and I are
starting to have an awful lot in common.
- Stephen R. Donaldson

If the Eagles were to get back together,
it would have to be for the right reasons.
I think it would look awful if it were just for the money.
- Glenn Frey

Apart from earning an awful lot of money,
why would you go to Hollywood?
- Matthew MacFadyen

Like everybody at that age, I read an awful lot of pulp fiction.
But at the same time, I also read quite a bit of history
and read that as much for pleasure as part of a curriculum.
- John Hume

Four years in the White House and two presidential
campaigns is an awful long time.
In politics, every year in the White House is like dog years,
six years off your life.
- George Stephanopoulos

The awful thing about a conductor becoming geriatric
is that you seem to become more desirable,
not less.
- Neville Marriner

I think poetry has lost an awful lot of its muscle
because nobody knows any.
Nobody has to memorize poetry.
- Peter Davison

There is an awful lot of what I call recreational jazz going on,
where people go out and learn a particular language
or style and become real sharks on somebody else's language.
- Steve Lacy

There are very few solid family films.
A lot of the writing is awful.
- Chevy Chase

I had friends but I was spending a great deal of my
time alone and for me that was vital because there's
an awful lot you learn about yourself when you're alone.
- Kate Bush

Bill Hanna and I owe an awful lot to television,
but we both got our start and built the first phase
of our partnership in the movies.
- Joseph Barbera

They say it figures MTV would do such a vulgar,
awful, horrible show and they completely miss that
it's satirizing the people who watch MTV.
- Mike Judge

I get an awful lot of fan mail, and I read all that I can.
- John Denver

I was dyslexic before anybody knew what dyslexia was.
I was called 'slow'.
It's an awful feeling to think of yourself as 'slow' -
it's horrible.
- Robert Benton

When the snares don't hit together, it's just the most awful thing to hear.
- John Otto

What makes these creatures so awful is the feeling
that they can use us in ways too horrible to imagine-and yet,
we DO imagine them, which makes it worse than seeing it.
- Sigourney Weaver

For God's sake bring me a large Scotch.
What a bloody awful country.
- Reginald Maudling

Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that
it can make us love life and value it with such passion
that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art.
- Paul Theroux

Some people with awful cards can be successful because
of how they deal with the tragedies they're handed,
and that seems courageous to me.
- Judith Guest

Is it possible that my people live in such awful conditions? I tell you,
Mr Wheatley, that if I had to live in conditions like
that I would be a revolutionary myself.
- King George V

We should so provide for old age that it may have no
urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next.
It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.
- Pearl S. Buck

Then there is the worst part of Christianity,
which is awful: power, corruption, manipulation...
But then again, these feature are ever present in any organization.
- Bruce Kent

There's an awful temptation to just keep on researching.
There comes a point where you just have to stop,
and start writing.
- David McCullough

When you finish a poem, it clicks shut like the top of a jewel box,
but prose is endless.
I haven't experienced an awful lot of clicking shut!
- Kenneth Koch

An awful lot of thriller writers write women rather badly.
So just doing it OK gets a lot of credit.
- Ken Follett

I'm not a pessimist, even though I do think awful things are going to happen.
- James Lovelock

Wagner is a composer who has beautiful moments but awful quarter hours.
- Gioachino Rossini

Some movie I was in, I forget which one,
some awful little movie, a reviewer said,
What is Jessica Walter doing in this movie? And I said,
Hello? Trying to make a living?
- Jessica Walter

When I came up, it was all about originality and collective research.
There is an awful lot of imitation going on now.
- Steve Lacy

What characterizes a member of a minority group is
that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant,
marvelous and awful, good and evil.
- Norman Mailer

In '87, I used to do this awful, awful James Brown impression.
- Wanda Sykes

People can really have an impact on a campaign and learn an awful lot.
It can be an enjoyable experience.
- Steve Chabot

I cling to the fantasy that I could have done something more creative.
Like actually writing a script, or writing a book.
But the awful truth is that I...
probably can't!
- Hugh Grant

There was a special challenge in describing the awful
childhood of a person who happens to be my own husband.
It was very painful at times, for both of us.
- Pamela Stephenson

It's awful to have to, but I've started thinking about that,
you know.
86.
I'm thinking, well, maybe I might make it to 90.
At least I'd like to have my brains.
- Marian McPartland

Politicians...
talk in generalities and lies, and I think they've caused all our grief.
They're so awful, they're really funny.
I hate thinking this because my dad loved politics.
- Paul Lynde

From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality.
- Leon Trotsky

I've got many close friends, but there's an awful lot
about friendship that is not demonstrative in my case.
- Warren Christopher

Wagner has lovely moments but awful quarters of an hour.
- Gioachino Rossini

I had some money, I made the best paintings ever.
I was completely reclusive, worked a lot,
took a lot of drugs.
I was awful to people.
- Jean-Michel Basquiat

We may repeat the awful revolutionary history of the
20th century because of the vulnerability of social
movements to demagoguery.
- Todd Gitlin

You just listen to the ball and bat come together.
They make an awful noise.
- Darrell Johnson

The difference between tragedy and comedy:
Tragedy is something awful happening to somebody else,
while comedy is something awful happening to somebody else.
- Aaron Allston


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