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Over 4,600 Quotes About Food, Beverages, Agriculture and the Pleasures of the Table
“I could dance with you until the cows come home. On second though I'd rather dance with the cows until you come home.”
Groucho Marx (1890-1977)
“Who discovered we could get milk from cows, and what did he think he was doing at the time?”
Billy Connolly, comedian.
“The friendly cow, all red and white,
I love with all my heart;
She gives me cream with all her might,
To eat with apple-tart.”
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
“Tim was so learned, that he could name a Horse in nine Languages; So ignorant, that he bought a Cow to ride on.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Poor Richard's Almanac
"The cow is of the bovine ilk;
One end is moo, the other milk."
“Bless the products of the bovines and the vines!”
William Cole, 'What a Friend We Have in Cheeses!'
"I don't believe you have to be a cow to know what milk is."
"There was an Old Man of Aôsta,
Who possessed a large Cow, but he lost her;
But they said, 'Don't you see,
she has rushed up a tree?
You invidious Old Man of Aôsta!'"
Edward Lear, English artist, writer; known for his 'literary nonsense' & limericks (1812-1888)
"In America, the cow is on trial. The charges include dietary wrongdoing, pollution and misuse of natural resources."
Molly O'Neill, N.Y. Times food columnist.
"Any of us would kill a cow, rather than not have beef."
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
“A mind of the caliber of mine cannot derive its nutriment from cows.”
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Irish playwright
“Custard: A detestable substance produced by a malevolent conspiracy of the hen, the cow, and the cook.”
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)
‘The Devil's Dictionary’ (1906)
“Sacred cows make the best hamburger.”
Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (1835-1910)
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