Bread Quotes

Shut your mouth up before I buck lead and make a lot of blood shed/ Turn your tux red, I'm far from broke, got enough bread/ And mad hoes...ask Beavis I get nothin' butt head

Lamont Coleman

The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.

D.H. Lawrence

He who has no bread has no authority

Turkish Proverb

He who makes a paradise of his bread makes a hell of his hunger.

Antonio Porchia

My piece of bread only belongs to me when I know that everyone else has a share, and that no one starves while I eat.

Leo Tolstoy

When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer which takes bread from innocent mouths and deprives honorable men of their substance, for votes with which to perpetuate itself.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

There are so many hungry people that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.

Corita Kent

Health and appetite impart the sweetness to sugar, bread, and meat.


It will be a great day for America, incidentally, when we begin to eat bread again, instead of the blasphemous and tasteless foam rubber that we have substituted for it. And I am not being frivolous here, either. Something very sinister happens to the people of a country when they begin to distrust their own reactions as deeply as they do here, and become as joyless as they have become.

James Baldwin

A wise and frugal government ... shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government

Thomas Jefferson

I have eaten your bread and salt. I have drunk your water and wine. The deaths ye died I have watched beside And the lives ye led were mine.

Rudyard Kipling

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness - And Wilderness is Paradise endow.

Omar Khayyam

None of us can be free of conflict and woe. Even the greatest men have had to accept disappointments as their daily bread.

Bernard M. Baruch

This bread I break was once the oat, This wine upon a foreign tree Plunged in its fruit; Man in the day or wind at night Laid the crops low, broke the grape's joy.

Dylan Thomas

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike.

John Muir

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