Dinner Quotes

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

James Bovard

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

H. L. Mencken

Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.

Benjamin Franklin

Dad never had time to relax. When we were young, he`d get us off to school before he`d go to work as a controller for a nine-hour day, come home, make dinner, make sure we got our homework done, then go right to sleep and do it all over again the next morning. - Chad says of his father`s hectic work and family juggling act.

Chad Michael Murray

All people are made alike - of bones and flesh and dinner - Only the dinners are different.

Gertrude Louise Cheney

We all love animals. Why do we call some pets and others dinner?

k.d. lang

Many a time I have seen my mother leap up from the dinner table to engage the swarming flies with an improvised punkah, and heard her rejoice and give humble thanks simultaneously that Baltimore was not the sinkhole that Washington was.

H.L. Mencken

He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.

Franklin, Benjamin

All people are made alike - of bones and flesh and dinner - Only the dinners are different.

Gertrude Louise Cheney

When a man drinks wine at dinner, he begins to be better pleased with himself.

Plato

He said that few people had intellectual resources sufficient to forgo the pleasures of wine. They could not otherwise contrive how to fill the interval between dinner and supper.

Samuel Johnson

After-dinner talk Across the walnuts and the wine.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

Ward McAllister

I grew up in Kentucky, but I did not grow up like that. I had heat, and I didn't have to shoot my dinner or anything.

Jennifer Lawrence

All human history attests That happiness for man,--the hungry sinner!-- Since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner.

Lord Byron

There is no sight on earth more appealing than the sight of a woman making dinner for someone she loves

Thomas Wolfe

I always told people in Australia that I had a 24-hour job because wed get up in the morning; talk business at breakfast and again at dinner. Our whole life was the business when we were developing the company.

Jenny Craig

To save the theatre, the theatre must be destroyed, the actors and actresses must all die of the plague. They poison the air, they make art impossible. It is not drama that they play, but pieces for the theatre. We should return to the Greeks, play in the open air; the drama dies of stalls and boxes and evening dress, and people who come to digest their dinner.

Eleanor Duse

CAPITAL, n. The seat of misgovernment. That which provides the fire, the pot, the dinner, the table and the knife and fork for the anarchist; the part of the repast that himself supplies is the disgrace before meat. _Capital Punishment_, a penalty regarding the justice and expediency of which many worthy persons --including all the assassins --entertain grave misgivings.

Ambrose Bierce

If you wish to grow thinner, diminish your dinner.

H.S. Leigh

Funny you mention my dinner parties when I have just suggested that inviting close friends over to share a meal with candlelight and wine at your table could be a form of religious experience for some people To me it is a form of sacrament.

Sally Quinn

A woman in taffeta is seen lighting candles for a formal dinner for two. She sits down at the table, lifts a wine glass and toasts an imaginary guest. Dining alone, in style, is used as a metaphor for loneliness and even madness.

Georgia Dullea

A warmed-up dinner was never worth much.

Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

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