Dinner Quotes

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

Revolution is not a dinner party.

Sun Yat-sen

But when the time comes that a man has had his dinner, then the true man comes to the surface

Mark Twain

After dinner sit a while, and after supper walk a mile.

Unknown

There goes the dinner-bell, and here comes my aunt to scold me for sitting here at my desk all day, instead of staying with the company: wish the company were - gone.

Anne Bront

At the dinner table when I was very little, I would hear people bickering the father saying something, the mother choosing to defend herself. To escape the bickering, I started modelling the soft bread with my fingers. With the dough of the French bread sometimes it was still warm I would make little figures. And I would line them up on the table and this was really my first sculpture.

Louise Bourgeois

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

Richard Whately

Confess: its my profession that alarms you. This is why few people ask me to dinner, though Lord knows I dont go out of my way to be scary.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

After dinner sit awhile, after supper walk a mile.

English Proverb

My dinners have never interfered with my business. They have been my recreation. . . A public banquet, if eaten with thought and care, is no more of a strain than a dinner at home.

Chauncey Depew

Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.

G. K. Chesterton

Golf without mistakes is like watching haircuts. A dinner without wine.

Jim Murray

Here, dearest Eve," he exclaims, "here is food." "Well," answered she, with the germ of a housewife stirring within her, "we have been so busy to-day that a picked-up dinner must serve

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

Bible

Some men are born to feast, and not to fight; Whose sluggish minds, e'en in fair honor's field, Still on their dinner turn-- Let such pot-boiling varlets stay at home, And wield a flesh-hook rather than a sword.

Joanna Baillie

They take their pride in making their dinner cost much; I take my pride in making my dinner cost little

Henry David Thoreau

If Jesus Christ were to come today people would not even crucify him. They would ask him to dinner, and hear what he has to say, and make fun of it.

Thomas Carlyle

Don't argue at the dinner table. The one who is not hungry always wins the argument.

Unknown

I am kind of a dork. I do not have much game. I am not particularly comfortable in bars or clubs. I much prefer being home playing Scrabble, having dinner with a couple friends, going to see a movie, or losing a whole weekend to Season 14 of Law and Order or The Simpsons.

Wentworth Miller†

The good talk that is inseparable from a wine dinner is even more important than the wines that are being served. Never bring up your better bottles if you are entertaining a man who cannot talk. Keep your treasures for a night when those few who are nearest to your heart can gather round your table, free from care, with latchkeys in their pockets and no last train to catch.

Maurice Healy

I never go without my dinner. No one ever does, except vegetarians and people like that.

Oscar Wilde

More business decisions occur over lunch and dinner than at any other time, yet no MBA courses are given on the subject.

Peter Drucker

Sex is like having dinner: sometimes you joke about the dishes, sometimes you take the meal seriously.

Woody Allen

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