Quotation Explorer - 'Bread'

I say making movies is like eating a sandwich of shit. Sometimes you get more bread, sometimes less bread, but you always get shit." (Guardian interview 2006) - Guillermo del Toro
Nothing mitigates the throes of depression like a steaming plate of spaghetti and meatballs with marinara sauce and grated parmasan cheese, with a good fresh bread to wipe up. - Paul Clayton
Some people claim that it is okay to read trashy novels because sometimes you can find something valuable in them. You can also find a crust of bread in a garbage can, if you search long enough, but there is a better way. - Jim Rohn
I like bread, and I like butter - but I like bread with butter best. - Sarah Weiner
The question of bread for myself is a material question, but the question of bread for my neighbor is a spiritual question. - Nikolai A. Berdyaev
Sometimes, when I'm alone, I take the pearl from where it lives in my pocket and try to remember the boy with the bread - Suzanne Collins
I prefer the saddle to the streetcar and star-sprinkled sky to a roof, the obscure and difficult trail leading into the unknown to any paved highway, and the deep peace of the wild to the discontent bread by cities... it is enough that I am surrounded by beauty. - Everett Ruess
We must powder our wigs; that is why so many poor people have no bread. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
After your daily bread, if you ask God for anything, ask 'him' to make you right in the head. - Fakeer Ishavardas
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread. - Anatole France
The chance of the bread falling with the buttered side down is directly proportional to the cost of the carpet. - Murphy's Law
Poetry is an act of peace. Peace goes into the making of a poet as flour goes into the making of bread. - Pablo Neruda
He fed his spirit with the bread of books - Edwin Markham
CAABA, n. A large stone presented by the archangel Gabriel to the patriarch Abraham, and preserved at Mecca. The patriarch had perhaps asked the archangel for bread. - Ambrose Bierce
Books are both our luxuries and our daily bread. - Henry Stevens
Man shall not live by bread alone. - Bible
He who has a generous eye will be blessed, for he gives of his bread to the poor (Proverbs 22:9). - Anonymous
God uses broken things. It takes broken soil to produce a crop, broken clouds to give rain, broken grain to give bread, broken bread to give strength. It is the broken alabaster box that gives forth perfume. It is Peter, weeping bitterly, who returns to greater power than ever. - Vance Havner
Those who waste bread will be condemned to as many years in purgatory as the number of crumbs wasted and will have to pick those crumbs up, one by one, with their eyelids. - Paula Pettini
I am, a shadowthat grows longer as the sunmoves, drawn outon a thread of wonder.If I bear burdensthey begin to be rememberedas gifts, goods, a basketof bread that hurtsmy shoulders but closes mein fragrance. I caneat as I go. ("Stepping Westward") - Denise Levertov
A justice-thirsty country needs nothing but justice, neither bread nor anything else, only justice! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Sister Maria Martinez whom I believe I've mentioned before has been giving me cooking classes. Today I learned how to bake mean banana bread. The secret apparently is half a cup of dark rum. - Adele Griffin
A slice of bread eaten is a million times more nourishing than a loaf of bread imagined. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Why do croutons come in airtight packages? It's just stale bread to begin with. - George Carlin
Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days. - Bible
A guilty suffering spirit is more open to grace than an apathetic or smug soul.' - Bread & Wine (day 5) - Edna Hatlestad Hong
Power is like a knife. It can be used to cut bread to share with your neighbor or stab you in the back. - Sadiqua Hamdan
How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em. - Shel Silverstein
The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one. - Erma Bombeck
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike. - John Muir
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal their bread. - Anatole France
The purpose of our activities on earth must go beyond bread and butter or merely surviving. - Sunday Adelaja
Hope is the poor man's bread. - George Herbert
There has never been but one question in all civilization-how to keep a few men from saying to many men: You work and earn bread and we will eat it. - Abraham Lincoln
What is life if not laughter and love, caring and compassion, fresh bread and crisp radishes? - James Kavanaugh
If we can't, as artists, improve on real life, we should put down our pencils and go bake bread. - Barbara Kingsolver
Dear God, give bread to those who are hungry and a hunger and thirst for justice to those who have plenty. Amen. - Benedictine prayer
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. - Anatole France
Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end.
There are many in the world dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love. - Mother Teresa
Everyone needs beauty as well as bread, places to play and pray, where nature heals and give strength to body and soul alike. - John Muir
The primary purpose of education is not to teach you to earn your bread, but to make every mouthful sweeter.
As a comedian, the more you commit the sin of stupidity, three essential things happen to your life:~people applaud you incessantly.~love you more than their parents.~give you a daily bread. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Religion is meant to be bread for daily use, not cake for special occasions.
The idea of freedom is a piece of dry bread thrown to people so that they can break their teeth with it. - Marino Baccarini
Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new. - Ursula K. LeGuin
Nor does the being hungry prove that we have bread. - Matthew Arnold
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. - Mahatma Gandhi
When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. - Chinese Proverb
I don't even butter my bread. I consider that cooking. - Katherine Cebrian
Abignades or abegnadesA term used in te department of the Landes for the intestines of a goose cooked in its blood. Abegnades are found almost solely in the chalosse region, where they are eaten on bread fried in goose fat, with slices of lemon. - Escoffier, Auguste
What would I put in my bottom drawer? I would put only sharp objects, the clean lines of broken glass, the honed steel of paring knives, the tiny saw-teeth of bread knives and the soothing edges of razor blades, I weigh knives in my hands like strange comforters. - Kate Atkinson
There is enough dough in the world to make bread for us all to eat together. - Habeeb Akande
If you go deeper into the details of your calling, finding out new things about it, seeking wisdom and understanding from God on it, this in itself will cause you to be successful. He that tills his land will be satisfied with bread. - Pastor Adelaja Sunday
Dreams must be ground into bread, and the bread eaten. - Marty Rubin
Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up. - John C. Maxwell
All sorrows are less with bread. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf is better than a whole loaf. - G. K. Chesterton
Often subtle clues are not obvious enough for the stubborn or stupid. This is when God stops throwing crumbs and starts throwing the whole piece of bread. If you step on moldy bread then you know you have waited too long. - Shannon L. Alder
In Kilanga, people knew nothing of things they might have had - a Frigidaire? a washer-dryer combination? Really, they'd sooner imagine a tree that could pull up its feet and go bake bread. It didn't occur to them to feel sorry for themselves. - Barbara Kingsolver
Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and ThouBeside me singing in the Wilderness -And Wilderness is Paradise enow. - Omar Khayyám
There is communion of more than our bodies when bread is broken and wine drunk. - M.F.K. Fisher
Our first act as free men was to throw ourselves onto the provisions. thats all we thought about. No thought of revenge, or of parents. Only of bread. - Elie Wiesel
It's their failure, my little Anna, not yours. Men who try to understand the world without the help of children are like men who try to bake bread without the help of yeast. - Gavriel Savit
Shukhov ate his supper without bread--a double portion and bread on top of it would be too rich. So he'd save the bread. You get no thanks from your belly--it always forgets what you've just done for it and comes begging again the next day. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
A man who makes a plate or a shirt or a loaf of bread or anything our great great ancestors called a work of art, has no need to try to be sincere; all he can do is practice his craft to the best of his ability. But once he starts making useless things, how can he not be sincere? - René Daumal
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread. - Bible
Children don't understand, when things aren't given. The single parent struggling to provide; how they sacrifice themselves, by sweeping their dreams and goals under the table, just to bring bread and beans on the table. - Anthony Liccione
Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. Our common vision of a free and just society is our greatest source of cohesion at home and strength abroad, greater than the bounty of our material blessings. - Jimmy Carter
People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned. - James Baldwin
Lovelove can build a bridge,but how strong is the pillars?a bread to share togetheri see you in broken glassesyour efforts seem to be lesslove can build a bridgejust understand the foundationBuild your walls with endurance. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
If you've got a dollar and you spend 29 cents on a loaf of bread, you've got 71 cents left; But if you've got seventeen grand and you spend 29 cents on a loaf of bread, you've still got seventeen grand. There's a math lesson for you. - Steve Martin
WHEAT, n. A cereal from which a tolerably good whisky can with some difficulty be made, and which is used also for bread. The French are said to eat more bread _per capita_ of population than any other people, which is natural, for only they know how to make the stuff palatable. - Ambrose Bierce
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - bread and circuses! - Juvenal
Commercial fiction writing where my bread is buttered is fairly straightforward. The writing is simply efficiency and story. The more you have of one the less you need of the other. - Joe Ducie
Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts. - James Beard
How can a nation be called great if its bread tastes like kleenex? - Julia Child
As we come marching, marching, we battle too for men,For they are women's children, and we mother them again.Our lives shall not be sweated from birth until life closes;Hearts starve as well as bodies; give us bread, but give us roses! - James Oppenheim
If it is bread that you seek, you will have bread. If it is the soul you seek, you will find the soul. If you understand this secret, you know you are that which you seek. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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