Quotation Explorer - 'Meal'

Dessert is to a meal what a dress is to a woman. - Béatrice Peltre
Merry hearts are vulnerable to death, don't be over-joyed to the state of oblivion, lest the enemy poison your meal. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When I was in my twenties and broke, I'd buy books before food. A meal will sustain you for a few hours, a good book will sustain you for life. - Gabrielle Zevin
Lucretia Jane Price. A sweet name for a sweet lady that smelled of roses, spoke with a sweet drawl, and was surely made of all the sweet country things a man who hadn't eaten a good meal in a long time could imagine -- molasses, sweet peas, sweet corn, freshly churned butter. - Linda Leigh Hargrove
Das Leben einen klugen Investors ist wie das Leben eines Krokodils. Es besteht zum größten Teil aus Warten. Warten auf die nächste Mahlzeit.----Life of an intelligent investor is like the life of a crocodile. It mostly consists of waiting. Waiting for the next meal - Karsten Reuss
A hunter’s meal is in proportion to his skill. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from. - Peter Drucker
Reading is a lot like fine dining... Some readers prefer just the meat and potatoes; I enjoy a seven-course meal. - Carmen DeSousa
The menu is not the meal. - Alan W. Watts
It's the company, not the cooking, that makes a meal. - Kirby Larson
The meal is hot, but still delicious.Life is hard, but still beautiful. - Yohann Dafeu
When i was a child, i liked tasting any candy i happened to see, but as i grew older, i realized those are a great meal to the worms in my innards. Will you shun old habits or nay? That's the question. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Talking about unpleasant things during a meal is not good for digestion, not good for health. - Betty Jamie Chung
Thanksgiving is a typically American holiday...The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production. - Ayn Rand
If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way. - Buddha
A person who speaks against one party and favors another is most likely to have just own enjoyment of a sumptuous meal in a bash or party. - Anuj Somany
Cheat your landlord if you can and must, but do not try to shortchange the Muse. It cannot be done. You can't fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal. - William S. Burroughs
Justice is like a great home cooked meal; it may not come at the ideal time, but when it does it is served and delicious. - Robert J. Braathe
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. - Calvin Trillin
Cooking is great, but the meal that has been prepared for you with love is the best. - Stephen Richards
Poor animals! How jealously they guard their pathetic bodies…that which to us is merely an evening’s meal, but to them is life itself. - T. Casey Brennan
The meal is not over when I'm full. The meal is over when I hate myself. - Louis C. K.
When we neglect our Bible study we often feel guilty. When you skip a meal do you feel guilty? No, you feel hungry. The Bible is food for our soul. When we fail to read it we should not feel guilty, we should feel hungry. Guilt is fueled by obligation hunger is fueled by desire. - Tyler Edwards
He's one fry short of a Happy Meal. - Rush Limbaugh
Empowered Women 101: Confident women know the difference between being a meal ticket and being the meal. - Shannon L. Alder
For if you try to forget yourself, force your heart and thoughts to become indifferent to the sight before you and take share of that entity which seems like one of the courses of the meal. - Auliq Ice
And I'll tell her that I don't want my life to be samples and scraps. A taste of everything but a meal of nothing. - Ally Condie
When you're full and done with your meal, you can leave the table but clean up your mess before you walk away. - Aireen C. Pontillo
It had been agreed between them that lighted candles at wayside inns, in strange countries amid mountain scenery, gave the evening meal a peculiar poetry. - Henry James
When she gave you a meal, she gave you herself. - Patricia Cornwell
There is nothing particularly wrong with salmon, of course, but like caramel candy, strawberry yogurt, or liquid carpet cleaner, if you eat too much of it you are not going to enjoy your meal. - Lemony Snicket
How am I going to explain to my kids one day that I can't buy them a happy meal because the toy will make them fat? - Carroll Bryant
A good meal soothes the soul as it regenerates the body.From the abundance of it flows a benign benevolence. - Frederick W. Hackwood
A novel is a hearty meal, but poems are the Belgian chocolates of the bookshelf. You can pick one and linger over it. Savour the aroma, the taste, the melting texture, the sweet craving it leaves behind! Or you can scoff down as many as you can eat. It’s up to you. - Vicky Arthurs
The act of nutrition is not a purely physiological event... The family meal is a formality that cultivates in us... a capacity for sharing, generosity, thoughtfulness, a talent for civilized conversation. - Francine Du Plessix Gray
When I walk into my kitchen today, I am not alone. Whether we know it or not, none of us is. We bring fathers and mothers and kitchen tables, and every meal we have ever eaten. Food is never just food. It's also a way of getting at something else: who we are, who we have been, and who we want to be. - Molly Wizenberg
Nearly everyone wants as least one outstanding meal a day. - Duncan Hines
How starved you must have been that my heart became a meal for your ego. - Amanda Torroni
Sorry... my mind was wandering... one time it went all the way to Venus and ordered a meal I couldn’t pay for. - Steven Wright
Mockery is not just the interest of children; it is their second meal - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I know for an absolute fact that if I ate a meal at one of Gordon Ramsay's restaurants, I would be able to taste his anger. - John Cheese
I am convinced that we as adults must constantly cling to, affirm, and celebrate with our children those things we love, sunsets, laughter, the taste of a good meal, the warmth of a hickory fire shared by real friends, the joy of discovery and accomplishment, the constant surprises of life. - Eliot Wigginton
I'd heard it all the time, 'Live in the moment.' But if I did that, I'd weigh more than a dump truck. Losing weight wasn't about the moment at all; it was about having faith in the future. It was about knowing there would be another meal in a few hours. - Stephanie Klein
The meat smelt rank and was very tough, the soup was greasy and of a curious flavour, but it was a wonderful meal after all these hungry weeks. - Wilfred Thesiger
The rich take life one financial year at a time. The poor take life one meal at a time. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Any work done with love - be it a photo or a meal or a painting - always looks so pretty, because love is a master of creating magical beauties! - Mehmet Murat ildan
On cheap tippers:"Don't take it personally; they were deprived somehow as children.On low-fat entrees: "They sell well enough, but nobody's too happy after the meal. - Joan Bauer
He has 'le coeur comme un artichaud'. Eddy fumbled for her high school French. 'A heart like an artichoke?' 'Oui. He has a leaf for everyone, but makes a meal for no one. - Poppy Z. Brite
A smiling face is half the meal. - Latvian Proverb
I decided I would teach Mrs. P. a lesson by cooking my own meal. - Paul Murray
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