Bread Quotes

When a man is starving in the streets he is not thinking of bread and water, but of caviar and champagne!- Adolf Hitler

About working with Hope & Crosby: "I felt like a wonderful sandwich, a slice of white bread between two slices of ham."- Dorothy Lamour

I don`t want to spread the peanut butter of my personality on the mouldy bread of the commercial press.- Marlon Brando

I`ve done pieces of work that people have hated that I`ve been incredibly proud of, and other pieces of work that I`ve done my best, but I, personally, haven`t been very fulfilled by, that people have thought is the best thing since sliced bread.- Romola Garai

Let me give you some facts of life. Every Friday, the front door of this studio opens and I spit a movie out onto Gower Street . . . If that door opens and I spit and nothing comes out, it means a lot of people are out of work--drivers, distributors, exhibitors, projectionists, ushers, and a lot of other pricks . . . I want one good picture a year, and I won`t let an exhibitor have it unless he takes the bread-and-butter product, the Boston Blackies, the Blondies, the low-budget westerns and the rest of the junk we make.- Harry Cohn

(describing to David Letterman her eccentric family`s devotion to their patriarch`s invention of the Delany flush valve) My grandfather used to say, "It may be shit to you, but it`s our bread and butter."- Dana Delany

(on acting) You have to think you`re the greatest thing since sliced bread, but know you`re not.- Bette Midler

"No, Jens makes all the Sporting decisions. But I obviously express my opinion. I wanted to go back. Even though London is a great metropolitan City - only when your in a foreign country, do you really learn value your own country. You miss things, that are everyday things in Germany. Wheat bread. Or white asparagus, that doesn`t actually exist in England. And naturally a really festive Christmas".- Conny Lehmann

Joanne always made it her business to hold back her career while Paul Newman was on the up and up. And that girl is one helluva talented actress. But she knew what side her bread was buttered on and let Paul become the superstar of the family. The result? They`re still happily married today.- Shelley Winters

The paramedic called the press and sold me like a loaf of bread. This was news, and he wanted to be the one to report it.- Charlie Sheen

It`s a Tim sandwich. The meat is fresh, but the bread is moldy.- Daniel Craig

We live in a time of transition, an uneasy era which is likely to endure for the rest of this century. During the period we may be tempted to abandon some of the time-honored principles and commitments which have been proven during the difficult times of past generations. We must never yield to this temptation. Our American values are not luxuries, but necessities - not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself.- Jimmy Carter

Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. Our common vision of a free and just society is our greatest source of cohesion at home and strength abroad, greater than the bounty of our material blessings.- Jimmy Carter

I don`t need the bread, but it`s nice to do something creative.- John Goodman


I had to make a living. I had the mortgage to pay, I had the school fees to pay. I had bread and butter to put on the table. You know your worth as an actor, but you have to get a job.- Pierce Brosnan

I lost 20 pounds - actually, I lost 25 pounds, but then I gained 5 back because I was too skinny. I didn`t change what I ate, I just started eating smaller portions. And I cut out bread - that`s the real killer, because I was reaching in and eating half a loaf before dinner arrived. All you have to do is that, and then you can drink all you want.- Steve Martin

My sisters like cooking at my place. It has a bit more room, and the food tastes a little bit better. A big pot of spaghetti and sauce, some warm French bread - works all the time. I think I`ve been eating pasta for 26 years.- Tom Brady

I love all kinds of bread. Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.- Tyra Banks

But bread is different .I come from Czechoslovakia, where we eat lots of it, so it`s hard to say no. I can`t even have one piece, because when I start, I don`t stop.- Daniela Pestova

Well, I mean, bread, I mean, I`ve got to have bread too to live.- Anthony Quinn

I judge a restaurant by the bread and by the coffee.- Burt Lancaster

A person who steals bread during a famine is not treated as a thief.- Cat Stevens

We would do almost anything to survive at that time. We were living on a pound of bologna, a loaf of bread and a jar of mayonnaise each week.- John Phillips

At my age, I don`t buy but a half a loaf of bread, you know?- Merle Haggard

How many people in the world is, each of them is individual. And I like to eat bread, somebody don`t like that. You know this is the same in gymnastics.- Olga Korbut

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.- Anatole France

I open up a big cabinet, and I have a collection of helmits. I put on the different helmets, and I take tree bottles of Robitussin and drink them really quickly. Then I set my hands on fire-I have to write whatever comes to mind pretty fast, before my hand burnsoff." "I just let whatever comes out, comes out without thinking about it to much. Some of it I keep, some I toss out, some of it I turn into giant cigarettes and somke `em. I think everybodu should just turn off their TV machines and make up their own songs about whatever comes to mind-their couch, their friends their loaves of bread. Everybody`s got their own songs. There should be so many songs out there that it all turns into one big sound and we can put the whole thing into a pickup truck and let it roll off the edge of the Grand Canyon.- Beck

Also, bread doesn`t like extremes of temperature, which can kill the yeast, so ingredients need to be at room temperature before you start.- Delia Smith

(On playing the geeky dad in `College Road Trip`) When everyone began laughing at my dorky character I thought, `Maybe this`ll work. My whole life I`ve been known as Mr. White Bread, so if the shoe fits I say, "Wear it".- Donny Osmond

It`s outrageous, you have to cook constantly, ... You cook like you`re cooking for an army. We make pounds of food and have loaves of bread. That`s how you have to do it.- Dorothy Dunbar

I felt like a wonderful sandwich, a slice of white bread between two slices of ham.- Dorothy Lamour

I cast my bread on the waters long ago. Now it`s time for you to send it back to me - toasted and buttered on both sides.- Jesse Jackson

Like most baked goods, soda bread doesn`t keep for long. If properly cooled, wrapped well in plastic, and stored at room temperature, it will maintain its quality for about two days.- John Reilly

I`m going to do an adaptation of the Italian film, Bread and Tulips. I really like that film.- Norman Jewison

My mother was born in your state, Mr. Walter, and my mother was a Quaker, and my ancestors in the time of Washington baked bread for George Washington`s troops when they crossed the Delaware, and my own father was a slave.- Paul Robeson

To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.- Pearl S. Buck

I`m getting beat by the same pitch. It`s my slider, ... It used to be my bread and butter. It hasn`t come around like I thought it was going to. To come to this level, they make you realize if it`s good or not, and right now it`s not. All my hits are off that.- Scott Williamson

(when asked why he wanted to be James Bond) I`m looking forward to the broads and the bread.- George Lazenby

I`m crazy about westerns. I need to do a western once in a while. It`s like you know, eating bread, eating pasta, drinking wine. It`s in my blood. I need it.- Franco Nero

(on directors Michael Winner and Ken Russell) Winner gave me my bread and Russell gave me my art.- Oliver Reed

I`ll give you an example. Henry, the old black guy who cooks the corn bread, he worked on the railroads for about 20 years so he knows how to lay and build track.- Marc Singer

I left school with no qualifications but I was doing theatre and film work and thought that was the best thing since sliced bread.- Dexter Fletcher

It`s not about sitting with your butt on the sofa and going `I wanna be a star.` No way. You`ve got to know how to bake the bread before eating it and there`s just so much you need to know and I knew I had to learn it all.- Lara Fabian

As always, the House of Bread will need volunteers that day. We will begin at 9 a.m. and finish at 2 p.m.. Anyone is welcome to come to the House of Bread, receive a great meal, fellowship and make a donation to the cause. The greatest need for donations is money, but bleach, bottled water and any canned goods with pull tops are needed.- Lisa Davis

If I see some guy and maybe he`s invented something for example, to put on your bread and made millions of dollars from it, I admire him.- Alain Prost

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.- Mahatma Gandhi

It`s nice to be in a situation where the two books that I write for a sort of regular monthly income are also works that I enjoy immensely, rather than them being some kind of bread and butter, do it because you have to do it.- Garth Ennis

We`re not really trying to call this a job fair so much as a hiring fair. Employers are here not to get back with you later, but to hire you today, ... These are people who really, really need to work. They`re the bread and butter of America and we`re very happy to be there for them.- Jerry Davis

We are full of bread and gas, getting fat on the outside while inside we grow thin- Linda Hogan

Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread.- Richard Wright