Quotes About Dessert

Quotes tagged as "dessert" (showing 1-30 of 38)
David Mamet
“We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.”
David Mamet, Boston Marriage

Ronald Reagan
“You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans. ”
Ronald Reagan

Fernando Pessoa
“Look, there's no metaphysics on earth like chocolates.”
Fernando Pessoa

Bill Watterson
“I'm not a vegetarian! I'm a dessertarian!”
Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes: Something Under the Bed is Drooling

Sarah Ockler
“I've never met a problem a proper cupcake couldn't fix.”
Sarah Ockler, Bittersweet

Kelly Moran
“He looks at you like you’re crème brûlée.”
Kelly Moran, Ghost of a Promise

Terry Moore
“The 12-step chocoholics program: Never be more than 12 steps away from chocolate!”
Terry Moore

“There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love chocolate, and communists.”
Leslie Moak Murray

Jarod Kintz
“My kitchen sink has no truck attached. My love needs a waterproof suitcase in these Days of Desert and Dessert. Who are you going to come running to when the Ice Cream Man melts?”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Eugene Field
“But I, when I undress me
Each night, upon my knees
Will ask the Lord to bless me
With apple-pie and cheese.”
Eugene Field

Erica Bauermeister
“I am starting to think that maybe memories are like this dessert. I eat it, and it becomes a part of me, whether I remember it later or not.”
Erica Bauermeister, The School of Essential Ingredients

“Love is the cake under the icing. The immature lick it clean and throw the rest away; adults scrape off the top and eat it dry.”
Bauvard, Some Inspiration for the Overenthusiastic

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
“Dessert without cheese is like a beauty with only one eye”
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Madame de Sévigné
“If you are not feeling well, if you have not slept, chocolate will revive you. But you have no chocolate! I think of that again and again! My dear, how will you ever manage?”
Madame de Sévigné

Vera Nazarian
“Some people prefer eating dessert to the main course. These people have never been really hungry.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Amy Krouse Rosenthal
“If you want to grow up to be a big, strong pea, you have to eat your candy," Papa Pea would say.”
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Little Pea

J.D. Robb
“I wasn't going to have dessert, but it was right there, all gooey and sweet. It's like sex. I mean, when it's right there, what are you supposed to do? I wasn't going to have that either--sex--with my parents bunking in the office, but, well, it was right there."

"I'll tolerate the gooey and sweet, Peabody, but I'm not thinking about you having sex with McNab, especially in the same sentence as 'my parents.'"

"I think they had sex, too."

Eve struggled not to wince or twitch. "Do you want me to kick you down four flights of steps and make you walk up again?"

"I'd probably bounce all the way down, too, with all this gooey and sweet in my butt. So I guess not."

"Good choice.”
J.D. Robb, New York to Dallas

Tanya Huff
“What goes on between a man and his missus is nobody's business; especially where desert toppin's involved.”
Tanya Huff, Nights of the Round Table and Other Stories of Heroic Fantasy

Wilkie Collins
“I should have asked why any room in the house was better than home to me when she entered it, and barren as a desert when she went out again—why I always noticed and remembered the little changes in her dress that I had noticed and remembered in no other woman’s before—why I saw her, heard her, and touched her (when we shook hands at night and morning) as I had never seen, heard, and touched any other woman in my life?”
Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White

E.A. Bucchianeri
“If that's the case, waiter, please bring me another piece of cake," Gramps said as lunch was brought to the table, "I'm all for fighting tyranny and oppression.”
E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

Chirag Tulsiani
“Death is a poison parsley on a dessert wine.”
Chirag Tulsiani

Kate Lebo
“Only those who will love longer than they expected to can truly love pecan pie, which doesn't explain its status as death rows most requested last dessert, or why chopped pecans, corn syrup, directions from the Karo bottle's cherry-red side are what mercy taste like to some. But there you have it.”
Kate Lebo, A Commonplace Book of Pie

Jarod Kintz
“We made love like the desert in the dessert. Or was it the dessert in the desert? Either way, I had sand in my ice cream.”
Jarod Kintz, Love Quotes for the Ages. Specifically Ages 19-91.

“Life is like an 6-slice apple pie at a 12-guest dinner banquet. If you just sit back and wait for it to come to you, chances are, you're going to miss dessert.”
Donald L. Hicks, Look into the stillness

Jarod Kintz
“For dessert I ate a desert. It was sandy, and so was the name of the woman I ate dinner with. She had a dry sense of humor, and that is why I wore a raincoat.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

“Life is short. Eat dessert first.”
Ernestine Ulmer

“One should not have to walk into a restaurant and greet the staff to get good service. They should be greeting me and give me good service.”
Darnell Houston

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