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Dinner Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Dinner

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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

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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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Who made the rule that life has to be so serious?
One would think that "life is serious" had been engraved
upon stone tablets to judge from how most lives are lived.
Get a life, 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

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

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

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

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

The summer of 2002 at the Wilson birthday party I met
Van Dyke again and I made plans to have dinner with him.
- Matthew Sweet

If you go out to dinner with someone,
you find out what they prefer in food.
We ought to be able to have a conversation to find
out what people prefer when it comes to sex.
- Betty Dodson

I have gotten to a point in my life where I don't want
to have dinner with someone I don't like.
- John Frankenheimer

We sleep in separate rooms, we have dinner apart,
we take separate vacations - we're doing everything
we can to keep our marriage together.
- Rodney Dangerfield

I'm into all that sappy stuff - a surprise picnic,
nice dinner, or traveling.
I'm kind of an old romantic.
- Will Estes

I don't always prepare such rich meals.
Sometimes I'll just serve a simple quiche,
salad and dessert for dinner.
During the week I try to eat lightly.
- Paul Lynde

The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage.
- Herbert Hoover

It strikes me as bad manners for a magazine to accept
one of my advertisements and then attack it editorially -
like inviting a man to dinner then spitting in his eye.
- David Ogilvy

I still get nervous on dates.
I'll be sitting at dinner with a guy and I have to
excuse myself and go to the bathroom because I can't breathe.
- Shannen Doherty

If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents,
he would promise them missionaries for dinner.
- H. L. Mencken

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

She was built for crowds.
She has never come any closer to life than the dinner table.
- Janet Flanner

Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

Make your having dinner out become The Event of the Night,
instead of just the beginning.
- John Walters

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

Every President that went to China, I would meet them
and have dinner and talk about the past and the future.
That was in the '70s.
- Jet Li

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

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

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

My parents discussed singing every night over the dinner table;
I had a tremendous music education.
- Renee Fleming

My dream is to become a farmer.
Just a Bohemian guy pulling up his own sweet potatoes for dinner.
- Lenny Kravitz

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

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

The theater is the only branch of art much cared for by people of wealth;
like canasta,
it does away with the brother of talk after dinner.
- Mary McCarthy

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

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

If you really hate George Bush, you don't want to read
about his hobbies or that he's nice to his friends
or that he's good company at dinner.
- Daniel Okrent

There's always a dinner to go to.
There're always loads of people around.
I was having fun working with my friends.
For a while it all just kind of rolled together in a great way.
- Kate Moss

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

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

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

Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.
- Samuel Pepys

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

In those days, between the ages of 12 and 18 you meant nothing.
You were the extra place at the side table if someone came to dinner.
You were of no interest to anyone.
- Alexis Korner

When I was a boy we didn't wake up with Vietnam and
have Cyprus for lunch and the Congo for dinner.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Be able to blow out a dinner candle without sending
wax flying across the table.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner,
I promise you.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

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

The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed
by the same rules of formal confrontation.
- Angela Carter

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

Poverty is an anomaly to rich people;
it is very difficult to make out why people who want
dinner do not ring the bell.
- Walter Bagehot

The English never smash in a face.
They merely refrain from asking it to dinner.
- Margaret Halsey

It is easy enough to be moral after a good dinner beside a snug coal fire,
and with our hearts well warmed with fine old port.
- Henry Mayhew

Strategy is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner.
Tactics is getting her to drink it.
- Frank Muir

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

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

Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.
- Gerald R. Ford

The oldest form of theater is the dinner table.
It's got five or six people, new show every night,
same players.
Good ensemble; the people have worked together a lot.
- Michael J. Fox

The hardest novel to write was Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant.
- Anne Tyler

Many after-dinner speakers remind us that to err is human.
- Frances Rodman

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

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

Serve the dinner backward, do anything -
but for goodness sake,
do something weird.
- Elsa Maxwell

I definitely have a family.
I have a boyfriend who has kids, and we do normal things every day,
like get up and go to school.
Eat breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Tina Yothers


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