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Dinners Quotes

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How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes,
packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners,
and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
- Paul Sweeney

Related topics: Society

My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four.
Unless there are three other people.
- Orson Welles

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare.
They are consumed in twelve minutes.
Half-times take twelve minutes.
This is not coincidence.
- Erma Bombeck

Who bothers to cook TV dinners? I suck them frozen.
- Woody Allen

 

Some venues are better run than others.
Sometimes it's just maddening to deal with full dinners
being served in front of your face.
You can have a good or bad show anywhere.
- Todd Barry

When one is too old for love, one finds great comfort in good dinners.
- Zora Neale Hurston

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of
television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.
- Johnny Carson

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Zac Efron would make us feel guilty for eating big dinners.
He'd say, "Do you really want to eat those carbs?" It was like,
"Thanks a lot!"
- Ashley Tisdale

If government half a century ago had provided us with
all our dinners and breakfasts,
it would be the practice of our orators today to assume
the impossibility of our providing for ourselves.
- Auberon Herbert

When I was trying to impress Kate I was trying to cook
these amazing fancy dinners and what would happen was I would burn something,
something would overspill, something would catch on
fire and she would be sitting in the background trying to help,
and basically taking control of the whole situation,
so I was quite glad she was there at the time.
- Prince William

David Lynch and I almost made a movie together in the late '80s.
We had lots of dinners and lunches.
He's a very cool, hip guy.
This film, let's face it, is like an homage to him,
I would imagine he'd find it funny.
- Martin Short

With her high pale brow under her faded brown hair,
she was like a rock washed clean by years of her husband's absences at conventions,
dinners, committee meetings or simply at the office.
- Louis Auchincloss

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole
for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast
and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat -
dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

We all tend to measure our worth by what we DO -
the actions we take.
We also highly value what we SAY.
However, the greatest impact we have
on our family, our friends,
and our world is our kindness and love.
A bowl of soup served with love
is a greater gift than a steak dinner served brusquely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be an Original, smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat, dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher,
the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner,
but from their regard to their own interest.
- Adam Smith

A good film is when the price of the dinner,
the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry
always gets the best of the argument.
- Voltaire

There are two things that are more difficult
than making an after-dinner speech:
climbing a wall which is leaning toward you
and kissing a girl who is leaning away from you.
- Winston Churchill

There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner:
that,
in the dinner, the sweets come last.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.
- Charles Caleb Colton

My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner,
especially spicy food.
- David Byrne

My body is like breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
I don't think about it, I just have it.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Some of the most important conversations I've ever
had occurred at my family's dinner table.
- Bob Ehrlich

Sometimes I sit down to dinner with people and I realize
there is a massive military machine surrounding us,
trying to kill the people I'm having dinner with.
- Rachel Corrie

The best number for a dinner party is two;
myself and a dam' good head waiter.
- Nubar Gulbenkian

If I didn't swim my best, I'd think about it at school,
at dinner, with my friends.
It would drive me crazy.
- Michael Phelps

I would not vote for the mayor.
It's not just because he didn't invite me to dinner,
but because on my way into town from the airport there
were such enormous potholes.
- Fidel Castro

She said she was going out, and would get the dinner.
That is the last I saw her, or said anything to her.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

The only man who is really free is the one who can
turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.
- Jules Renard

I don't believe in paying for sex.
Which is why I'll never again pay for a woman's dinner.
- David Wain

I feel more comfortable doing films with groups of guys.
It's a lot easier for me.
There's a difference with women: you can't take them
to dinner every night and go crazy.
- Tom Berenger

My brother never had me to dinner in his life.
- Burt Lancaster

A White House dinner is the American family assembled,
from labor leaders to billionaires, actors,
architects, academicians and athletes.
- Hugh Sidey

At dinner parties I sit below the salt now.
There are a lot of interesting people there.
- Donald T. Regan

The first thing you should do with an actor is not
sign a contract with him.
Take him to dinner.
And take him for a walk afterwards.
- Elia Kazan

I'll just be sitting down having dinner with girlfriends
or something and people come up and ruin the dinner.
- Holly Valance

A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast,
a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
- Francis Bacon

Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
- Fran Lebowitz

Thom is one of those wonderful people to cook for because he absolutely loves it,
just loves it.
He loves to eat and drink and he'd be a great guest at any dinner party.
- Ted Allen

There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than
that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.
- Tom Wolfe

A dinner invitation, once accepted, is a sacred obligation.
If you die before the dinner takes place,
your executor must attend.
- Ward McAllister

I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the
world from one good Washington dinner party than from
all the background information NBC piles on my desk.
- Barbara Walters

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and
a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
- James Bovard

I am a trial lawyer.
Matilda says that at dinner on a good day I sound like an affidavit.
- Mario Cuomo

I'm the type of woman you might say is too good.
I'll massage a man's feet, have dinner cooked when he gets home.
But once they leave, the door is closed,
and the locks are changed.
- Angie Stone

The dinner table is a lively debate,
and everybody weighs in in a different way.
I like that, though.
- Vanessa Kerry

I remember when I was in college, I used to watch Julia
Child's cooking show during dinner and joke with my
roommates about becoming a TV chef.
- Martin Yan

I think I'm telling the truth.
I sat by Ray Perkins at the Hall of Fame dinner in New York,
and at that time he didn't know he was our coach and I didn't either.
- Bear Bryant

Before the group left, Gary asked for my phone number,
and the next day he called to ask me to dinner that night.
I had no idea he was married, but I found out that night.
- Donna Rice

All great change in America begins at the dinner table.
- Ronald Reagan

Playtime and toys are good for kids,
or they wouldn't buy them.
McDonald's can provide that experience.
And having dinner with the family is good for kids.
- Jim Cantalupo

Careless shepherd make excellent dinner for wolf.
- Earl Derr Biggers

Every Friday I used to have about fifty,
sixty kids who would wait for me on Sunset Boulevard
and I'd take them all to dinner.
All runaways.
- Al Lewis

The man of petty ambition if invited to dinner will
be eager to be set next his host.
- Theophrastus

I can only have dinner with my girlfriends once a month instead of once a week.
- Andrea Jung

At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death
should always be seated closest to the bathroom.
- George Carlin

A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table,
than when his wife talks Greek.
- Samuel Johnson

Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

It is said that love makes the world go 'round -
the announcement lacks verification.
It's wind from the dinner horn that does it.
- O. Henry

I was often very, incredibly naughty,
and if I didn't come home at tea time I used to be
sent to bed without any dinner.
But people used to bring me things: I was better fed in bed.
- Diane Cilento

The number of guests at dinner should not be less than
the number of the Graces nor exceed that of the Muses,
i.e., it should begin with three and stop at nine.
- Marcus Terentius Varro

Men are hung up on breasts.
They're looking at the titty dinner.
It's pathetic.
- Betty Dodson

When my mother had to get dinner for 8 she'd just make
enough for 16 and only serve half.
- Gracie Allen

A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything
than he does of his dinner.
- Samuel Johnson

I would have loved to have met Marilyn Monroe and have dinner with her.
- Juliette Binoche

I met a hustler at a dinner party.
He had been invited because I was looking for an adviser
to help me with the street scenes.
So we put him on the film.
- John Schlesinger

When he's late for dinner, I know he's either having
an affair or is lying dead in the street.
I always hope it's the street.
- Jessica Tandy


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