"Go, little one. In this world there are excellent callings. Leave us to languish; misery is our lot and we must die of misery. This is the time of fine fortunes, it only needs wit to make one, and wit you have. Go, little one, and perhaps this evening or tomorrow some fine house will open its doors to you. Go with what God has given you."
Careme's father gave him this advice when he abandoned him in a tavern at age 15 (1799)
“Don't take a butcher's advice on how to cook meat. If he knew, he'd be a chef."
“An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.”
“My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate—that's my philosophy.”
“No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.”
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