Quotations on Kitchen

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Milos said, You're my first choice. From my point of view, that doesn't pay the rent. I said, Tell me what I have to do next because I'm busy painting my kitchen.
- F. Murray Abraham
(Keywords: Choice, First, Kitchen, Painting)

When we were trying to get the money for Driving Miss Daisy, everyone kept saying no one could direct it well enough to entertain an audience for 100 minutes essentially watching three people chatting in the kitchen.
- Bruce Beresford
(Keywords: Money, People, Driving, Kitchen, Saying, Trying)

In our short walks we passed the kitchen where food was prepared for the nurses and doctors. There we got glimpses of melons and grapes and all kinds of fruits, beautiful white bread and nice meats, and the hungry feeling would be increased tenfold.
- Nellie Bly
(Keywords: Food, Doctors, Feeling, Kitchen, Nurses)

Maggie went out of doors to wash the windows and father came out into the kitchen and said he did not know whether he would go down to the post office or not. And then I sprinkled some handkerchiefs to iron.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Keywords: Father, Kitchen, Office, Post, Windows)

I said I thought first I was on the stairs; then I remembered I was in the kitchen when he came in.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Keywords: Thought, First, Kitchen, Stairs)

My grandmother was the greatest cook in the world. She could just go in there, the whole kitchen would look like a tornado hit it and then she'd come out with the best food. Then she'd sit at the table and she wouldn't eat!
- Edie Brickell
(Keywords: Food, Kitchen, World)

If Broadway shows charge preview prices while the cast is in dress rehearsal, why should restaurants charge full price when their dining room and kitchen staffs are still practicing?
- Marian Burros
(Keywords: Dress, Kitchen, Restaurants)

My recipe for dealing with anger and frustration: set the kitchen timer for twenty minutes, cry, rant, and rave, and at the sound of the bell, simmer down and go about business as usual.
- Phyllis Diller
(Keywords: Anger, Business, Kitchen, Sound)

I started at 5 years old in the kitchen table with my family supporting me. I know where I'm from and I know exactly where I'm going.
- Celine Dion
(Keywords: Family, Kitchen, Old, Years)

I always value my large kitchen because it was better to do everything there, you wash up, you do everything, rather than messing up another room and I pop my typewriter just next to it. So I still write now but I was doing more writing when the children were younger.
- Buchi Emecheta
(Keywords: Children, Kitchen, Now, Value, Writing)

I think a lot of people have a misconception of what the kitchen is about, but you know the grueling part of it is also the pleasure of it. That's why I think you have to have a certain mentality to understand what that is and be able to handle it.
- Todd English
(Keywords: People, Kitchen, Pleasure)

I was about five years old when I was eating soup in our kitchen, and as I was lifting the spoon towards my mouth, it bent and broke in half.
- Uri Geller
(Keywords: Eating, Kitchen, Old, Years)

And with the money from your corn, from your rents, and from the issues of pleas in your courts, and from your stock, arrange the expenses of your kitchen and your wines and your wardrobe and the wages of servants, and subtract your stock.
- Robert Grosseteste
(Keywords: Money, Kitchen, Pleas, Wages)

My mother had always taught me to write about my feelings instead of sharing really personal things with others, so I spent many evenings writing in my diary, eating everything in the kitchen and waiting for Mr. Wrong to call.
- Cathy Guisewite
(Keywords: Mother, Feelings, Eating, Kitchen, Sharing, Waiting, Writing, Wrong)

My mother said it was simple to keep a man, you must be a maid in the living room, a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom. I said I'd hire the other two and take care of the bedroom bit.
- Jerry Hall
(Keywords: Mother, Care, Kitchen, Living, Man)

A women needs to be a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom.
- Jerry Hall
(Keywords: Women, Kitchen, Needs)

There is no such thing as national advertising. All advertising is local and personal. It's one man or woman reading one newspaper in the kitchen or watching TV in the den.
- Morris Hite
(Keywords: Advertising, Kitchen, Man, Reading, Woman)

I'm definitely a messy person... I know where everything is but I just can't organize. I don't make lists and find scripts on the laundry machine, and under my bed, or in the bathroom, kitchen. It's bad, I really need to take control.
- Katie Holmes
(Keywords: Control, Bed, Kitchen, Machine)

I know the crew so well, so I forget I'm being filmed. It's like cooking with a friend in the kitchen - you're talking, as you do, and maybe you're telling her about this wonderful way to prepare lamb chops - it's more natural, more honest.
- Nigella Lawson
(Keywords: Friend, Being, Cooking, Forget, Kitchen, Talking)

I was always a drama queen. I remember playing in the kitchen, trying to get my mom to think I was dead and call the police. When she didn't, I would cry. I was always theatrical. I don't think any of my relatives are surprised.
- Amy Lee
(Keywords: Mom, Drama, Kitchen, Police, Queen, Relatives, Trying)

But our waking life, and our growing years, were for the most part spent in the kitchen, and until we married, or ran away, it was the common room we shared.
- Laurie Lee
(Keywords: Life, Kitchen, Waking, Years)

If you want to fight a war on drugs, sit down at your own kitchen table and talk to your own children.
- Barry McCaffrey
(Keywords: War, Children, Drugs, Fight, Kitchen, Talk, Want)

Woe to us if we get our satisfaction from the food in the kitchen and the TV in the den and the sex in the bedroom with an occasional tribute to the cement blocks in the basement!
- John Piper
(Keywords: Food, Sex, Kitchen, Satisfaction, Tribute)

In examining the potential of individuals, we must focus on their strengths and not just their mistakes. We cannot be limited by what they may have spilled in the kitchen.
- William Pollard
(Keywords: Focus, Kitchen, May, Mistakes, Potential)

It's the sense of what family is at the dinner table. It was the joy of knowing mother was in the kitchen making our favorite dish. I wish more people would do this and recall the joy of life.
- Paul Prudhomme
(Keywords: Family, Life, Mother, People, Favorite, Joy, Kitchen, Sense)

I had the sets that meant so much to this character built - right in my home, especially the kitchen, which was important both for her character and for your introduction to her when Albert comes to visit.
- Debbie Reynolds
(Keywords: Home, Character, Kitchen, Right, Visit)

Are you kidding? I'm a terrible cook, but John is a really great one. Literally, I never cook. The whole time we were dating, I prepared two officially romantic meals. Both of them were such disasters that he begs me never to go into the kitchen again.
- Rebecca Romijn
(Keywords: Time, Dating, Disasters, Kitchen, Romantic)

I realized I didn't want to be a photographer. I gave it up, but I still worked that job in the restaurant and I found myself constantly hanging out in the kitchen.
- Sally Schneider
(Keywords: Job, Kitchen, Want)

My kitchen's pink, like skin-tone pink, and I lowered my spice rack so it's eye level - it's true! - and my phone, so I can reach it when I fall, it's right there.
- Amy Sedaris
(Keywords: Eye, Kitchen, Right, Skin)

Getting into the habit of switching a timer on will, I promise, save you from any number of kitchen disasters.
- Delia Smith
(Keywords: Habit, Disasters, Kitchen, Promise, Will)

When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere.
- Calvin Trillin
(Keywords: Food, Policy, Kitchen, Preparation, Saying, Visit)

If there is to be any hope of prosperity for this country it is by reversing that policy which made us simply the kitchen garden for supplying the British with cheap food.
- Eamon de Valera
(Keywords: Food, Policy, Hope, Country, Garden, Kitchen, Prosperity)

When you're writing about people that are not very well off, you seem to see the kitchen sink. So it was a bit of a sort of cosy phrase that got used a bit too much.
- Timothy West
(Keywords: People, Kitchen, Writing)

I read while the kids play. I can see them from the kitchen window. And I'm a fast reader.
- Reese Witherspoon
(Keywords: Kids, Kitchen, Play)

Well, I look at it like this: When you go to a restaurant, the less you know about what happens in the kitchen, the more you enjoy your meal. If the soup tastes good, everything's cool, and you don't necessarily want to know what's in it. The same thing holds true with movies.
- Jeffrey Wright
(Keywords: Movies, Kitchen, Want)

I was like any new bride, who said, 'I'm going to cook for my man.' In fact, once I started a small kitchen fire in a pan. Smoke was pouring from the pan, and I got really scared. Right next to our stove is a small fire extinguisher. You know, easy access.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Keywords: Fact, Fire, Kitchen, Man, Right)









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