Hamburgers Quotes

Quotes tagged as "hamburgers" Showing 1-10 of 10
Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
“I'm standing in a slaughterhouse where the cattle are begging to become hamburgers. I have a right to be jumpy.”
Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, Shattered Mirror

Slavoj Žižek
“The same rightists who decades ago were shouting, 'Better dead than red!' are now often heard mumbling, 'Better red than eating hamburgers.”
Slavoj Žižek

Michael Pollan
“The ninety-nine cent price of a fast-food hamburger simply doesn't take account of that meal's true cost--to soil, oil, public health, the public purse, etc., costs which are never charged directly to the consumer but, indirectly and invisibly, to the taxpayer (in the form of subsidies), the health care system (in the form of food-borne illnesses and obesity), and the environment (in the form of pollution), not to mention the welfare of the workers in the feedlot and the slaughterhouse and the welfare of the animals themselves.”
Michael Pollan, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

Steven Barnes
“Saying spirituality cannot exist without religion is like saying hamburgers cannot exist without McDonald's.”
Steven Barnes

Thomm Quackenbush
“Ethically, she couldn't cause the suffering of any living thing. Logically, bacon cheeseburgers were delicious.”
Thomm Quackenbush, We Shadows

Julie Kenner
“They served "Good Food" but only a G, an O and a D were lit up. Personally, I doubted God dined there. Unless God was keen on samonella poisoning and rat droppings in the hamburgers. But then again, what did I know?”
Julie Kenner, Torn

John Scalzi
“You can’t afford anthropomorphic biases when some of the aliens most like us would rather make human hamburgers than peace.”
John Scalzi, Old Man's War

Christina Engela
“Although a little noisy at first, in a bizarre twist of fate, electronic music became popular in France in the 1890’s before fizzling out in favor of Swing music – which somehow made an early appearance in the 1900’s. In another alternative timeline, the Beatles never existed and England invented popcorn and hamburgers in the 1840’s. Damn, that’s what almost happened last time again, thought Scrooby tensely, while maneuvering himself onto a stronger looking branch. Details, everything was about the details. Sometimes there was almost too much detail to keep up with.”
Christina Engela, The Time Saving Agency

Sara Sheridan
“When the first book out my sister-in-law read it and we were chatting at 5 o'clock in the afternoon and she said, "Oh my God, chapter six, sex and a murder," and her five year old wandered into the kitchen and said, "Sixty hamburgers?”
Sara Sheridan

Patrick Wensink
“Needless to say, it'll make the competition look like crapped pants”
Patrick Wensink, Broken Piano for President