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Over 4,600 Quotes About Food, Beverages, Agriculture and the Pleasures of the Table
“Democrats seem to be basically nicer people, but they have demonstrated time and again that they have the management skills of celery.”
“I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark, like celery.”
Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)
“There ought t'be some way t'eat celery so it wouldn't sound like you wuz steppin' on a basket.”
Frank McKinney (Kin) Hubbard (1868-1930)
"The thought of two thousand people crunching celery at the same time horrified me."
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950). Explaining why he had turned down an invitation to a vegetarian gala dinner.
G. Lieberman, 'The Greatest Laughs of All Time'
“Lettuce, greens and celery, though much eaten, are worse than cabbage, being equally indigestible without the addition of condiments.”
‘The Young House-keeper’
William Andrus Alcott (1846)
“Good cooking does not depend on whether the dish is large or small, expensive or economical. If one has the art, then a piece of celery or salted cabbage can be made into a marvellous delicacy; whereas if one has not the art, not all the greatest delicacies and rarities of land, sea or sky are of any avail.”
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