Quotation Explorer - 'Potatoes'

I was raised almost entirely on turnips and potatoes, but I think that the turnips had more to do with the effect than the potatoes. - Marlene Dietrich
Men are not potatoes! - Robert A. Heinlein
I have made a lot of mistakes falling in love, and regrettedmost of them, but never the potatoes that went with them. - Nora Ephron
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together. - Bette Davis
The quail was tender, the potatoes smothered in butter, and the beans roasted in garlic. - Brian McClellan
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young? - Paul Sweeney
What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow. - A.A. Milne
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes. - Douglas Adams
Furious and wild with fear, the potatoes flailed the air with their leaves and stamped their roots, but obviously this got them nowhere. - Stanisław Lem
The three of us ate a fine supper of grilled trout with sorrel cream sauce, and red potatoes out of Britney's old garden behind the ruins of the Watling place, and watercress sautéed in butter for hardly a moment with a dash of vinegar, and cream custard with wild blackberries for dessert. - James Howard Kunstler
Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips. - Charles Dickens
Reading is a lot like fine dining... Some readers prefer just the meat and potatoes; I enjoy a seven-course meal. - Carmen DeSousa
Capitalism has turned human beings into commodities. To the owner of a restaurant: the cook and a bag of potatoes are equally important. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Yes, love your family, and also love your friends. For some friends are truly family. Love the people in your life. Love them without measure. And don’t worry about spoilage. Potatoes spoil, people don’t spoil. - Steve Goodier
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