[Advise] the ruler to govern the state as one cooks a small fish -- that is, don't turn it so often in the pan that it disintegrates.
My wife dresses to kill. She cooks the same way.
God sends meat and the devil sends cooks. - Thomas Deloney
Remember! When you tell a woman that she cooks something very good; you will be fucked by eating it three times a day. - M.F. Moonzajer
No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers. - Laurie Colwin
Writing is a lot like making soup. My subconscious cooks the idea, but I have to sit down at the computer to pour it out. - Robin Wells
Black man cleans the streets but mustn't walk freely on the pavement; Black man must build houses for the white man but cannot live in them; Black man cooks the white man's food but eats what is left over. Don't listen to anyone bluff you and say Black and white are brothers. - Es’kia Mphahlele