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Dorothy Day Quotes and Sayings

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Food for the body is not enough.
There must be food for the soul.
- Dorothy Day

Related topics: Food

I firmly believe that our salvation depends on the poor.
- Dorothy Day

I have long since come to believe that people never
mean half of what they say,
and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.
- Dorothy Day

Certainly we disagree with the Communist Party,
as we disagree with other political parties who are
trying to maintain the American way of life.
- Dorothy Day

 

They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time,
take one step at a time.
- Dorothy Day

Women think with their whole bodies and they see things
as a whole more than men do.
- Dorothy Day

First of all, let it be remembered that I speak as
an ex-Communist and one who has not testified before
Congressional Committees,
nor written works on the Communist conspiracy.
- Dorothy Day

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Together with the Works of Mercy, feeding,
clothing and sheltering our brothers,
we must indoctrinate.
- Dorothy Day

Knitting is very conducive to thought.
It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles,
write a while, then take up the sock again.
- Dorothy Day

As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek,
bear injustice, malice, rash judgment.
We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak,
go a second mile.
- Dorothy Day

We cannot build up the idea of the apostolate of the
laity without the foundation of the liturgy.
- Dorothy Day

The legal battle against segregation is won,
but the community battle goes on.
- Dorothy Day

Words are as strong and powerful as bombs,
as napalm.
- Dorothy Day

Love casts out fear, but we have to get over the fear
in order to get close enough to love them.
- Dorothy Day

Don't call me a saint.
I don't want to be dismissed so easily.
- Dorothy Day

The greatest challenge of the day is:
how to bring about a revolution of the heart,
a revolution which has to start with each one of us?
- Dorothy Day

We have all known the long loneliness,
and we have found that the answer is community.
- Dorothy Day

Men are beginning to realize that they are not individuals but persons in society,
that man alone is weak and adrift, that he must seek
strength in common action.
- Dorothy Day

Our faith is stronger than death, our philosophy is firmer than flesh,
and the spread of the Kingdom of God upon the earth
is more sublime and more compelling.
- Dorothy Day

It is easier to have faith that God will support each
House of Hospitality and Farming Commune and supply
our needs in the way of food and money to pay bills,
than it is to keep a strong, hearty,
living faith in each individual around us -
to see Christ in him.
- Dorothy Day

We must recognize the fact that many Nazis,
Marxists and Fascists believe passionately in their fundamental rightness,
and allow nothing to hinder them from their goal in
the pursuit of their mission.
- Dorothy Day

When we have spiritual reading at meals,
when we have the rosary at night, when we have study groups,
forums, when we go out to distribute literature at meetings,
or sell it on the street corners, Christ is there with us.
- Dorothy Day

We are the nation the most powerful,
the most armed and we are supplying arms and money
to the rest of the world where we are not ourselves fighting.
We are eating while there is famine in the world.
- Dorothy Day

We believe in loving our brothers regardless of race,
color or creed and we believe in showing this love
by working for better conditions immediately and the
ultimate owning by the workers of their means of production.
- Dorothy Day

I believe that we must reach our brother,
never toning down our fundamental oppositions,
but meeting him when he asks to be met,
with a reason for the faith that is in us,
as well as with a loving sympathy for them as brothers.
- Dorothy Day

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food;
therefore,
if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life
merely for the sake of his appetite.
- Leo Tolstoy

Three things are needed for a good life,
good friends, good food, and good song.
- Jason Zebehazy

One of the glories of New York is its ethnic food,
and only McDonald's and Burger King equalize us all.
- John Corry

I said to my friends that if I was going to starve,
I might as well starve where the food is good.
- Virgil Thomson

If I could only have one type of food with me,
I would bring soy sauce.
The reason being that if I have soy sauce,
I can flavor a lot of things.
- Martin Yan

A house is not a home unless it
contains food and fire
for the mind as well as the body.
- Benjamin Franklin

Every major food company now has an organic division.
There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.
- Michael Pollan

So long as you have food in your mouth,
you have solved all questions for the time being.
- Franz Kafka

The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating.
- John Walters

LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food;
sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
- Henry Fielding

I love food and I love everything involved with food.
I love the fun of it.
I love restaurants.
I love cooking, although I don't cook very much.
I love kitchens.
- Alma Guillermoprieto

Why does man kill? He kills for food.
And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.
- Woody Allen

I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed.
I eat whatever I want.
I just don't overeat.
- Tyra Banks

More than any other in Western Europe,
Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think
twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.
- Joseph Lelyveld

I think Australian food is probably some of the best in the world.
- Karrie Webb

If you're going to America, bring your own food.
- Fran Lebowitz

The less food, the more time to talk,
the more to talk about.
- Damon Wayans

The most dangerous food is wedding cake.
- James Thurber

You don't need a silver fork to eat good food.
- Paul Prudhomme

We receive this food in gratitude to all beings
Who have helped to bring it to our table,
And vow to respond in turn to those in need
With wisdom and compassion.
- Buddhist Blessing

Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising
food as raising money to buy food.
- Frank Howard Clark

The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely
as the food that enters the body.
- Pat Buchanan

Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
- James Beard

I love all kinds of bread.
Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.
- Tyra Banks

It's easy for Americans to forget that the food they
eat doesn't magically appear on a supermarket shelf.
- Christopher Dodd

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos
taste a hell of a lot better.
- Robert Redford

My idea of fast food is a mallard.
- Ted Nugent

Food can become such a point of anxiety -
not because it's food,
but just because you have anxiety.
That's how eating disorders develop.
- Vanessa Carlton

We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier
weapon than the machine-gun.
- George Orwell

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for
days on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing
to the eye and even more flavorful than before.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Is Elizabeth Taylor fat? Her favorite food is seconds.
- Joan Rivers

Get people back into the kitchen and combat the trend
toward processed food and fast food.
- Andrew Weil

Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved,
nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply.
- Norman Borlaug

The disparity between a restaurant's price and food
quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.
- Bryan Miller

If you really want to make a friend,
go to someone's house and eat with him...
the people who give you their food give you their heart.
- Cesar Chavez

My weaknesses have always been food and men -
in that order.
- Dolly Parton

Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted
by the change of their food,
and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

I always knew that food and wine were vital,
with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
- Robert Mondavi

That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much
of my own food as possible.
- Daryl Hannah

I could talk food all day.
I love good food.
- Tom Brady

I like food.
I like eating.
And I don't want to deprive myself of good food.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Italy will always have the best food.
- Diane von Furstenberg


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