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Vegetable Quotes - Vegetable Sayings

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Shall I not have intelligence with the earth?
Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Nature

I got a job immediately after leaving high school;
I was lucky -
three dollars a week and all I could eat,
working on a vegetable truck.
- Ernest Borgnine

Throughout the whole vegetable, sensible,
and rational world, whatever makes progress towards maturity,
as soon as it has passed that point,
begins to verge towards decay.
- Robert Blair

My whole problem is that all of my favorite things
at Thanksgiving are the starches,
and everyone is trying to go low-carb this year,
even a green vegetable has carbs in it.
- Ted Allen

 

Most people are really stunned to find out that the
technology has been around for more than 100 years,
and that the diesel engine was in fact invented to run on vegetable oil.
- Daryl Hannah

I often go on a liquid fast a couple of days a week.
I never take just water.
Instead, I'll have maybe six glasses of vegetable and fruit juices a day.
- Paul Lynde

Imagination is the real and eternal world of which
this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow.
- William Blake

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One of the makeup artists once dyed my dog blue with vegetable blue.
- Mia Kirshner

An onion can make people cry but there's never been
a vegetable that can make people laugh.
- Will Rogers

My agent was ambitious for me.
But going out and chasing it? No, I'd rather work in
my vegetable garden or play with my kid.
I guess I'm kind of boring.
- Kathleen Quinlan

I think of New York as a puree and the rest of the
United States as vegetable soup.
- Spalding Gray

The West is color.
Its colors are animal rather than vegetable,
the colors of earth and sunlight and ripeness.
- Jessamyn West

And I will never, ever respond to anybody -
man,
woman, vegetable, or mineral - who tells me to keep my mouth shut.
- Janice Dickinson

Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about
as large and wise as a man's head.
- Ambrose Bierce

A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising
and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables,
nothing, nothing but vegetables.
- Gertrude Stein

The essential quality of an animal is that it seeks its own living,
whereas a vegetable has its living brought to it.
- Henry Mayhew

In short, the animal and vegetable lines,
diverging widely above, join below in a loop.
- Asa Gray

Within my own life, I read all the beloved novels by lamps of vegetable oil;
I saw the Standard Oil invading my own village,
I saw gas lamps in the Chinese shops in Shanghai;
and I saw their elimination by electric lights.
- Hu Shih

A vegan diet takes care of most of what we need to do.
But you'll also want to minimize the use of oils generally,
because while olive oil and other vegetable oils are
better for your heart than chicken fat,
they are as fattening as animal fats.
- Neal Barnard

Next it was found that it was physiologically and structurally the same in the plant,
that it was the living part of the plant,
that which manifested the life and did the work in
vegetable as well as in animal organisms.
- Asa Gray

Physiology is the science which treats of the properties of organic bodies,
animal and vegetable, of the phenomena they present,
and of the laws which govern their actions.
Inorganic substances are the objects of other sciences,
- physics and chemistry.
- Johannes P. Muller

The road passed through a curtain of pine forest and came out on a flat,
rolling snow field.
In this field the sprawled or bunched bodies of Germans lay thick,
like some dark shapeless vegetable.
- Martha Gellhorn

My diet is mostly chicken and fish.
I make sure I get a lot of vegetables,
a lot of fruit.
I am a big fruit man, I am a vegetable man anyway.
And I also get a lot of rest.
That's the key I may be up early, but I'm in bed early too.
- Magic Johnson

I live alone, with cats, books, pictures,
fresh vegetables to cook, the garden,
the hens to feed.
- Jeanette Winterson

A boxer's diet should be low in fat and high in proteins and sugar.
Therefore you should eat plenty of lean meat,
milk, leafy vegetables, and fresh fruit and ice cream for sugar.
- Gene Tunney

I eat a variety of foods like vegetables,
fruit and beef for protein and iron.
- Sasha Cohen

Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing
diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as
well as increasing levels of exercise.
- Linford Christie

Vegetables are a must on a diet.
I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread,
and pumpkin pie.
- Jim Davis

Their diet is basically boiled vegetables,
fish and rice.
No fat, no sugar.
You notice when you live there that there are no fat people.
- Arsene Wenger

I don't want any vegetables, thank you.
I paid for the cow to eat them for me.
- Doug Coupland

So when I do Chinese cooking, I mix everything together,
then the kids have to eat their vegetables.
They won't have the patience to pick them out.
- Martin Yan

Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose
when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat.
- Fran Lebowitz

Because normally with Western cuisine,
you'll serve vegetables separate from the meat,
so kids will eat the meat and never touch the vegetables.
- Martin Yan

Using lots of fresh foods, fruits and vegetables,
helps to keep the menu buoyant - I don't know if that's the right word,
but it keeps a balance of freshness and health.
- Sally Schneider

Primarily I'm a meat man, although once in a while
I toy with a few vegetables.
- Nat King Cole

I'm still that little girl who lisped and sat in the
back of the car and threw vegetables at the back of
her head when we drove home from the market.
That never goes.
- Tracey Ullman

I love to cook comfort food.
I'll make fish and vegetables or meat and vegetables and potatoes or rice.
The ritual of it is fun for me, and the creativity of it.
- Reese Witherspoon

Often for hors d'oeuvres, I serve room temperature vegetables,
something like that, so that the main course might
be quite rich but the first course has balanced it out.
- Sally Schneider

I also like to garden.
I grow things, vegetables, flowers...
I particularly like orchids.
I raise orchids.
- Beau Bridges

Please understand the reason why Chinese vegetables taste so good.
It is simple.
The Chinese do not cook them, they just threaten them!
- Jeff Smith

My experience as a school nurse taught me that we need
to make a concerted effort,
all of us, to increase physical fitness activity among
our children and to encourage all Americans to adopt
a healthier diet that includes fruits and vegetables,
but there is more.
- Lois Capps

We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and
fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu.
We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity.
And we can help create a culture - imagine this -
where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them.
- Michelle Obama

I think in England you eat too much sugar and meat
and not enough vegetables.
- Arsene Wenger

We eat a lot of lean meat and fresh vegetables.
- Jayne Mansfield

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green
vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
- Doug Larson

I like to pick my own vegetables.
- Shelley Duvall

Vegetables, which are the lowest in the scale of living things,
are fed by roots, which, implanted in the native soil,
select by the action of a peculiar mechanism,
different subjects, which serve to increase and to nourish them.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Foods high in bad fats, sugar and chemicals are directly
linked to many negative emotions,
whereas whole, natural foods rich in nutrients -
foods such as fruits,
vegetables, grains and legumes - contribute to greater
energy and positive emotions.
- Marilu Henner

I do the cooking at home.
Where we eat no more than 100 grams of meat a day and
have 'tons' of fresh vegetables.
I prepare the vegetables with a wide range of herbs,
spices and such.
We also keep on hand lots of fruit, yogurt and great breads.
- Graham Kerr

I consider the 70s to be the youth of old age.
So all you women out there who are afraid of getting older,
just keep your orgasms in place, eat a lot of vegetables,
take exercise, and you'll be fine.
- Betty Dodson

One good thing about California is we have quite a broad-based economy.
We provide more fruits and vegetables and produce to
the United States than any other state.
So we have actually the single largest agricultural sector in the country.
- Meg Whitman

We don't need a melting pot in this country,
folks.
We need a salad bowl.
In a salad bowl, you put in the different things.
You want the vegetables - the lettuce,
the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers -
to maintain their identity.
You appreciate differences.
- Jane Elliot

Everything is just better in California -
the wine,
the food, fruits and vegetables, the comforts of living.
Even the instrumentalists are generous and curious.
Everything is wonderful.
- Beth Anderson

On the show, we are not trying to get people to eat their vegetables;
we are not trying to get people to become Democrats.
We are basically trying to encourage people to get
involved with public life so that politics isn't left
to the wealthy and privileged.
- Martin Sheen

It is vital that we provide North Dakota's children
with nutritionally sound diets.
That means ensuring that they are getting plenty of
fresh fruits and vegetables,
and are developing good eating habits for their future.
- Kent Conrad

A lot of people who want to cook with less fat are surprised by that.
You can cook vegetables in a little water in a covered
pan and then throw the fat into the residual liquid to coat them.
- Sally Schneider

If you would be known, and not know,
vegetate in a village; if you would know,
and not be known, live in a city.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.
- Jessamyn West

Vegetation is the basic instrument the creator uses
to set all of nature in motion.
- Antoine Lavoisier

Changes are not only possible and predictable,
but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
- Gail Sheehy

Approximately 80% of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation,
so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing
tough emission standards from man-made sources.
- Ronald Reagan

No part of the world can be truly understood without
a knowledge of its garment of vegetation,
for this determines not only the nature of the animal
inhabitants but also the occupations of the majority of human beings.
- Ellsworth Huntington

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert,
in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
- Milton Friedman

As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city.
Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
- Albert Camus

They defended the grains of sand in the desert to the
last drop of their blood.
- Gamal Abdel Nasser

Life is the desert, life the solitude,
death joins us to the great majority.
- Edward Young

Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware.
Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for
the desert that surrounds it.
- Rachel Field

You can't totally rebel, otherwise you have to go live on your own,
on a desert island.
It's as simple as that.
- Patrick McGoohan

And all around is the desert; a corner of the mournful kingdom of sand.
- Pierre Loti

Oman overall has great animal and plant biodiversity
because it has mountains,
desert, coastal areas and rich coral reefs.
- Saadi

Never thank anybody for anything, except a drink of water in the desert -
and then make it brief.
- Gene Fowler


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