Quotes by breakfast-table
Quotes 1 till 15 of 129.
German-born American Film Actor 1904-1992
Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher 1922-1995
A bad review may spoil your breakfast, but you shouldn't allow it to spoil your lunch.
Adlai E. Stevenson II
American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
American Novelist, Journalist, Poet 1890-1957
There are a lot of people who must have the table laid in the usual fashion or they will not enjoy the dinner.
American poet 1885-1972
We do NOT know the past in chronological sequence. It may be convenient to lay it out anesthetized on the table with dates pasted on here and there, but what we know we know by ripples and spirals eddying out from us and from our own time.
British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
''One can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice,'' said the Queen. ''When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.''Source: Alice in wonderland
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Russian writer 1890-1960
A candle burned on the table, a candle burned... he whispered to himself â€” the beginning of something confused, formless; he hoped that it would take shape of itself. But nothing more came to him.
American actor, director, and producer 1954-
A film is just like a muffin. You make it. You put it on the table. One person might say, ''Oh, I don't like it.'' One might say it's the best muffin ever made. One might say it's an awful muffin. It's hard for me to say. It's for me to make the muffin.
American musician 1941-
A lot of people don't have much food on their table
But they got a lot of forks and knives
And they gotta cut somethingSource: Bob Dylan (1962)
English writer 1709-1784
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-1892
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what a man needs to be happy ?
Subjects in these quotes:
All breakfast-table famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 129 found