Quotes About Leftovers

Quotes tagged as "leftovers" (showing 1-6 of 6)
Calvin Trillin
“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

Libba Bray
“Weren't you wearing a purity ring when we got here? Aren't you supposed to be saving yourself?" Shanti asked.

"Yeah," Mary Lou answered. "And then I thought, for what? You save leftovers. My sex is not a leftover, and it is not a Christmas present.”
Libba Bray, Beauty Queens

“...true love is an irrevocable act - you can only give your heart away once - after that, you give as much as you have left ...”
John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

Dark Jar Tin Zoo
“I unwrapped my love for her like one might unwrap leftovers. Gotta eat up the old stuff first, as a cannibal might say in a retirement home.
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Dark Jar Tin Zoo, Love Quotes for the Ages. Specifically Ages 19-91.

Tamar Adler
“But cooking is best approached from wherever you find yourself when you are hungry, and should extend long past the end of the page. There should be serving, and also eating, and storing away what's left; there should be looking at meals' remainders with interest and imagining all the good things they will become.”
Tamar Adler, An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Leftovers are less tasty if they were left over by someone else, unless you are poor.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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