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An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
by A. J. Liebling

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
the blind leading the one-eyed.
- A. J. Liebling

Related topics: Food

Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
- A. J. Liebling

The function of the press in society is to inform,
but its role in society is to make money.
- A. J. Liebling

If you just try long enough and hard enough,
you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior.
- A. J. Liebling

 

I take a grave view of the press.
It is the weak slat under the bed of democracy.
- A. J. Liebling

The way to write is well, and how is your own business.
- A. J. Liebling

People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.
- A. J. Liebling

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Chicago seems a big city instead of merely a large place.
- A. J. Liebling

I can write better than anybody who can write faster,
and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.
- A. J. Liebling

The average Englishman has no idea of the dynamism in the music scene here.
- Kabir Bedi

Every Englishman is convinced of one thing,
viz.: That to be an Englishman is to belong to the
most exclusive club there is.
- Ogden Nash

An Englishman will fairly drink as much As will maintain two families of Dutch.
- Daniel Defoe

Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average
Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone.
- Germaine Greer

The liberty of the Press is the Palladium of all the civil,
political and religious rights of an Englishman.
- Junius

An Englishman's way of speaking absolutely classifies him.
- Alan Jay Lerner

The Englishman wants to be recognized as a gentleman,
or as some other suitable species of human being,
the American wants to be considered a good guy.
- Louis Kronenberger

An Englishman's never so natural as when he's holding his tongue.
- Henry James

The very phrase 'foreign affairs' makes an Englishman
convinced that I am about to treat of subjects with which he has no concern.
- Benjamin Disraeli

An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
- George Bernard Shaw

Remember that you are an Englishman,
and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life.
- Cecil Rhodes

If an Englishman gets run down by a truck he apologizes to the truck.
- Jackie Mason

Or a White Englishman would rather smash a White Frenchman than a Jew!
Crazy!
- Tom Metzger

I married a young Englishman in Cambridge in 1955 and
have lived in Britain every since.
- Anne Stevenson

You never find an Englishman among the under-dogs except in England,
of course.
- Evelyn Waugh

That is why I come forward tonight without any political label,
without any bias, but just simply as an Englishman to say to you:
a crime is being committed against civilization.
- John Amery

If I were an American, as I am an Englishman,
while a foreign troop was landed in my country,
I never would lay down my arms never never never!
- William Pitt

An Englishman, being flattered, is a lamb;
threatened,
a lion.
- George Chapman

An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.
- A. P. Herbert

Life isn't all beer and skittles, but beer and skittles,
or something better of the same sort,
must form a good part of every Englishman's education.
- Thomas Hughes

Who says Australia offers not a home for every poor Englishman,
or any other countryman that finds his way to our shores?
And what sort of thanks do we get for it?
- Henry Lawson

The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American,
courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.
- Katharine Hepburn

An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.
- George Mikes

I am not an Englishman, I was never an Englishman,
and I don't ever want to be one.
I am a Scotsman!
I was a Scotsman and I will always be one.
- Sean Connery

You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says,
Some people say there is a God.
Some people say there is no God.
The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.
- William Butler Yeats

There were two sides to David Lean: on the one side,
he was kind of a rather stiff, disciplined Englishman.
And then he had this kind of romantic side to him.
I think being true to both sides of your nature is important.
- John Boorman

Listeners will wonder what an Englishman is doing on
the German radio tonight.
You can imagine that before taking this step I hoped
that someone better qualified than me would come forward.
- John Amery

Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life.
It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who
had gradually ceased to be a Marxist,
and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day.
- Roland Joffe

Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed,
leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or
less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves
has departed with the economic system upon which it rested.
- Hervey Allen

In this case it appealed to me partly because it felt
close to me in some ways.
This is about a confused, bewildered middle class Englishman
adrift in smalltown America and that has definitely been me.
- Colin Firth

Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood,
endurance and courage of my companions which would
have stirred the heart of every Englishman.
These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.
- Robert Falcon Scott

The French want no-one to be their superior.
The English want inferiors.
The Frenchman constantly raises his eyes above him with anxiety.
The Englishman lowers his beneath him with satisfaction.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives
when it's so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ.
- Jimmy Carter

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done,
and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.
- Ann Richards

The most permanent lessons in morals are those which come,
not of booky teaching, but of experience.
- Mark Twain

When a father, absent during the day,
returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament,
not his teaching.
- Robert Bly

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
- Gail Godwin

One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.
- Knute Rockne

Much education today is monumentally ineffective.
All too often we are giving young people cut flowers
when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
- John W. Gardner

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society,
and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
- Bill O'Reilly

Teach success before teaching responsibility.
Teach them to believe in themselves.
Teach them to think, 'I'm not stupid'.
No child wants to fail.
Everyone wants to succeed.
- Al Green

The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven,
which was the main teaching of Jesus,
is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines
that ever stirred and changed human thought.
- H. G. Wells

Teaching to unsuspecting youngsters the effective use
of formal methods is one of the joys of life because
it is so extremely rewarding.
- Edsger Dijkstra

The real trouble with film school is that the people
teaching are so far out of the industry that they don't
give the students an idea of what's happening.
- Brian De Palma

The beginning of 1856 found me teaching in the family
of a planter named Bryan,
residing in Prince George County, Md.,
some fifteen or twenty miles from Washington.
- Simon Newcomb

The rate of childhood obesity is just ridiculous.
Anytime I can get involved with teaching them how to get physical exercise,
I want to help in any way possible.
- Shannon Miller

I want to thank my mother and my father for teaching me to have a dream.
You are seeing my dream come true.
- Louise Fletcher

I just had to plod along without having any teaching,
which was a pity.
- Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

John Paul II made it clear that...
liberation theology based on the teaching of Jesus Christ was necessary,
but liberation theology that used a Marxist analysis was unacceptable.
- Claudio Hummes

Teaching writing over the years intrudes on your own
writing in important ways,
taking away some of the excitement of poetry.
- Robert Morgan

Teaching civility is an obligation of the family.
- Stephen Carter

But it is a hard, it's a hard profession teaching acting.
- Dabney Coleman

Teaching is too strong a word for whatever it was I
did at Northeastern University.
- Robert B. Parker

History is Philosophy teaching by examples.
- Thucydides

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
has been in existence for most of this century.
- C. Everett Koop

The greatest difference between now and 1964,
when I began teaching, is that public policy has pretty
much eradicated the dream of Martin Luther King.
- Jonathan Kozol

When we were in the seminary we got a stipend direct
from the government and for that stipend we had an
obligation to stick to our teaching job for five years.
- Josef Albers

This also is a part of the Church's teaching,
that the world was made and took its beginning at a certain time,
and is to be destroyed on account of its wickedness.
- Origen


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