Vegetable Quotes on Gardens & Gardening
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To create a garden is to search for a better world. In our effort to improve on nature, we are guided by a vision of paradise. Whether the result is a horticultural masterpiece or only a modest vegetable patch, it is based on the expectation of a glorious future. This hope for the future is at the heart of all gardening.
Vegetable Quote by Marina Schinz
Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.
Vegetable Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.
Vegetable Quote by Jim Davis
Shipping is a terrible thing to do to vegetables. They probably get jet-lagged, just like people.
Vegetable Quote by Elizabeth Berry
After all the trouble you go to, you get about as much actual "food" out of eating an artichoke as you would from licking 30 or 40 postage stamps.
Vegetable Quote by Miss Piggy
Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat.
Vegetable quote by Fran Lebowitz
It's difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.
Vegetable quote by Lewis Grizzard
I don't think America will have really made it until we have our own salad dressing. Until then we're stuck behind the French, Italians, Russians and Caesarians.
Vegetable quote by Pat McNelis
Large, naked raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who lie in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter.
vegetable quote by Fran Lebowitz
It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician.
vegetable quote by Meryl Streep
You are what you eat. For example, if you eat garlic you're apt to be a hermit.
vegetable quote by Franklin P. Jones
An onion can make people cry, but there has never been a vegetable invented to make them laugh. ~Will RogersAn onion can make people cry, but there has never been a vegetable invented to make them laugh.
vegetabke quote by Will Rogers
A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something Brussels sprouts never do.
vegetable quote by P.J. O'Rourke
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
vegetable quote by Doug Larson
Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
vegetable quote by Ambrose Bierce
Botanically speaking, tomatoes are the fruit of a vine, just as are cucumbers, squashes, beans and peas.
vegetable quote by Horace Gray
I like refried beans. That's why I wanna try fried beans, because maybe they're just as good and we're just wasting time. You don't have to fry them again after all.
vegetable quote by Mitch Hedberg
Supposing everyone lived at one time what would they say. They would observe that stringing string beans is universal.
vegetable quote by Gertrude Stein
Weather means more when you have a garden. There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.
vegetable quote by Marcelene Cox
Corn is a greedy crop, as farmers will tell you.
vegetable quote by Michael Pollan
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
vegetable quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower
I know my corn plants intimately, and I find it a great pleasure to know them.
vegetable quote by Barbara McClintock
I love to study the many things that grow below the corn stalks and bring them back to the studio to study the color. If one could only catch that true color of nature - the very thought of it drives me mad.
vegetable quote by Andrew Wyeth
The day of fortune is like a harvest day, We must be busy when the corn is ripe.
vegetable quote by Torquato Tasso
I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
vegetable quote by Henry David Thoreau
I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli.
vegetable quote by George H. W. Bush
Never eat broccoli when there are cameras around.
vegetable quote by Michael Stipe
Being pretty on the inside means you don't hit your brother and you eat all your peas - that's what my grandma taught me.
vegetable quote by Lord Chesterfield
The beet is the melancholy vegetable, the one most willing to suffer. You can't squeeze blood out of a turnip... "
vegetable quote by Tom Robbins
“Red beans and ricely yours."
vegetable quote by Louis Armstrong
“Newman, you wouldn't eat broccoli if it was deep-fried in chocolate sauce.”
vegetable quote by Jerry Seinfeld
Fatherhood is telling your daughter that Michael Jackson loves all his fans, but has special feelings for the ones who eat broccoli.
vegetable quote by Bill Cosby
I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark, like celery.
vegetable quote by Aldous Huxley
"The thought of two thousand people crunching celery at the same time horrified me."
vegetable quote by George Bernard Shaw
The fennel is beyond every other vegetable, delicious. It greatly resembles in appearance the largest size celery, perfectly white, and there is no vegetable equals it is flavour. It is eaten at dessert, crude, and with, or without dry salt, indeed I preferred it to every other vegetable, or to any fruit.
vegetable quote by Thomas Jefferson
Life is like eating artichokes; you have got to go through so much to get so little.
vegetable quote by Thomas Aloysius (Tad) Dorgan
A world without tomatoes is like a string quartet without violins.
vegetable quote by Laurie Colwin
The turnip is a capricious vegetable, which seems reluctant to show itself at its best.
vegetable quote by Waverley Root
try the mustard, -- a man can't know what turnips are in perfection without mustard.
vegetable quote by Mark Twain
The man who has nothing to boast of but his ancestors is like a potato - the only good belonging to him is under ground.
vegetable quote by Sir Thomas Overbury
Pray for peace and grace and spiritual food,
For wisdom and guidance, for all these are good,
but don't forget the potatoes.
vegetable quote by John Tyler Pettee
Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes.
vegetable quote by Louisa May Alcott
A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables.
vegetable quote by Gertrude Stein
I have always thought a kitchen garden a more pleasant sight than the finest orangery. I lovee to see everything in perfection, and am more pleased to survey my rows of coleworts and cabbages, with a thousand nameless pot herbs springing up in their full fragrancy and verdure, than to see the tender plants of foreign countries.
vegetable quote by Joseph Addison
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