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“The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream.”
Wallace Stevens (1880-1955)
"Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn't illegal."
Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet) (1694-1778)
"We dare not trust our wit for making our house pleasant to our friend, so we buy ice cream."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes. It makes people overjoyed, and puts them in your debt."
"I doubt whether the world holds for anyone a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice cream."
Heywood Campbell Brown (1888-1939)
Describing a Sundae "...I shall remember that sundae all my life. In a sumptuous confectioner's shop, light, airy, full of fragrance, we were served with a mountain of coffee ice cream, sprinkled with cream and scattered with walnuts, honey, peanuts, and various fruits. When I carried the first spoonful to my mouth...my taste buds experienced a violent ecstasy. A whole opera of sensation rolled off my tongue..."
Henri Troyat, French writer, biographer
‘La Case de l'oncle Sam’
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