Best 553 of Dinner quotes - MyQuotes
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I hope in these days we have heard the last of conformity and consistency. Let the words be gazetted and ridiculous henceforward.Instead of the gong for dinner, let us hear a whistle from the Spartan fife.
You see more than most people,” Mikhail said. “You are a great asset to me, Raven.” She shook her head, sitting up as well, her long hair sliding over her breasts like a cape. “Not yet, but I hope to be. Send for Jacques. But go feed before you see him. You made me weak with your lovemaking, and if you’ll forgive a little crude Carpathian humor, I’ll expect you to bring me home dinner.” Startled, he stared at her. For a long moment there was silence, and then they both burst out laughing.
I don't have a nanny or a housekeeper, and I only have a cleaner for one hour each week. I finish work and go home. I cook the dinner. I run into Tesco and do the housework in the evening.
I’d rather put up a fucking good fight than provide him with dinner.
Two women at a resort discussed dinner: "The food here is lousy," the first noted. "You're right! And such small portions!!" the second added
We all need to start making some changes to how our families eat. Now, everyone loves a good Sunday dinner. Me included. And there's nothing wrong with that. The problem is when we eat Sunday dinner Monday through Saturday.
Lately it has become more and more difficult to attend dinner parties without the evening ending in gunfire or tapioca.
A. S. King
It's safe to tell us stuff, okay?" This means it's not safe to tell them anything.
Reagan promised everyone a seven-course dinner. Ours turned out to be a possum and a six-pack.
Iceberg wedges with a homemade Thousand Island dressing and bacon bits. Prime rib, slow roasted in a very forgiving technique I developed after years of trying to make it for weddings and parties where the timing of the meal can be drastically changed based on length of ceremony, or toasts, or how well the venue staff can change over a room. Twice-baked potatoes, creamed spinach. I have a stack of crepes already made, ready to be turned into crepes suzette with butter and brown sugar and orange zest and flambeed with Grand Marnier, because if you go all old school, something needs to be set on fire. With homemade vanilla bean gelato to cut the richness, of course!
The process of writing a book is like the process of preparing a dinner. Serving dishes, choosing ingredients and so on.
Buying experience such as going out to dinner or taking a vacation increases our own wellbeing and the wellbeing of others. Experiences last while material purchases fade.
Dr. Spock, who said, Never raise your hands to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected. Never got a dinner!
I can only have dinner with my girlfriends once a month instead of once a week.
She hadn't wanted to make plain cinnamon cookies. She'd wanted to blend in ginger and try something fun like rosewater. She'd thought about going to the market and buying fresh spring vegetables, then making a red wine risotto with the crunchy, delicious vegetables served with a perfect roasted chicken stuffed with garlic and spices.
I grew up in a show biz family and, if you wanted to talk at the dinner table, you'd better be prepared to talk about film.
One uncongenial guest can ruin a dinner more easily than a poor salad, and that is saying a great deal.
And call me a pig, but isn't it brilliantly refreshing how early the Dutch eat dinner? When they're still laying out the cutlery in achingly hip Barcelona, they're hanging the Closed sign on the restaurant doors of old Amsterdam.
Highland werewolves had a reputation for doing atrocious and highly unwarranted *things*, like wearing smoking jackets to the dinner table.
[Michael Flynn has] seen at a dinner party famously sitting next to Vladimir Putin.
Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.
You want to go out to dinner sometime? Sorry, no. I'm married, not hungry, infected with seven unknown diseases, gay, pregnant with lizards and clinically dead.
I'm sorry about the dinner." "Best date ever. Well, until people died and vampires showed up. But before that it was awesome.
This was a good dinner enough, to be sure, but it was not a dinner to ask a man to.
When you try on something, you have to ask yourself, 'How many ways could I wear this? Could I wear it to work? To dinner or drinks? Will it span the seasons' If you have to think too hard about those questions, then skip it.
Aladdin, who said to his wife, I know it's not a lamp, keep rubbing! Never got a dinner!
The limitation in our ability to perceive broad distinctions in scope can be applied to our moral and temporal responses.... We agonize over a dinner menu, or have engine trouble on the way to work; and for seconds or minutes our cosmos shrinks to a miniscule volume of being, an epic of cheese sauces or tragedy of fanbelts.
K. D. Lang
We all love animals. Why do we call some 'pets' and others 'dinner?'
E. O. Wilson
Destroying a tropical rainforest for profit is like burning all the paintings of the Louvre to cook dinner.
There are three things being a celebrity is good for: raising money for charity, dinner reservations and tee times.
The only difference between working on a huge-budget film and a lesser-budget film, is the quality of lunch and dinner.
An actress without talent, forty years old, ate a partridge for dinner, and I felt sorry for the partridge, for it occurred to me that in its life it had been more talented, more sensible, and more honest than the actress.
The dinner hour is a sacred, happy time when everyone should be together and relaxed.
The guardian and arbiter of superlative eating, with every meal an unforgettable experience in pleasure, starting with the soup, which he said, 'must be the agent provocateur of a good dinner.'
Thou hast nor youth nor age But as it were an after dinner sleep Dreaming of both.
I'm horrible at these things, 'cause I'm a horrible date.What's a good date? A nice dinner and a movie? I don't know. What are dates? An amusement park? What am I supposed to say? Hmm. I have no idea.
Some of us can live without a society but not without a family.
I can't tell you how scary it can be walking onto a movie and suddenly joining this family - it's like going to somebody else's Christmas dinner; everyone knows everyone and you're not quite sure what you're supposed to sit.
One should never refuse an invitation to lunch or dinner, for one never knows what one may have to eat the next day.
Dinner with water is dinner for prisoners
My dream is to become a farmer. Just a Bohemian guy pulling up his own sweet potatoes for dinner.
Venus de Milo's mother, who once said to Venus, You never call me. Can't you pick up a phone? Never got a dinner!
Oh, my friends, be warned by me, That breakfast, dinner, lunch and tea, Are all human frame requires.
Tea is an affront to lunch and an insult to dinner.
We smoked the way other American families would have wine with dinner. For us, it was our sacrament. It was something that made a great life sweeter in every possible way.
I once had dinner with Madonna and I wasn't nervous but within about a minute I found myself talking about underwear.
Moshe Dayan, who said to Sammy Davis, Jr., That's funny, to me you only look half Jewish. Never got a dinner!
If the food that one ate the night before were somehow able to be seen and identified through one’s clothes throughout the day, millions of employees would each fast ten or so days before their payday.
I am open to conviction on all points except dinner and debts. I hold that the one must be eaten and the other paid.
There are so many family dinners you can do. I eventually had to go to them and say, 'Look, I don't do spatula work. I don't do scenes with oven mitts. If you're looking for that, you've got the wrong guy. I'm not doing scenes about casseroles. It's not happening.