Quotations on Taste

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Once we hit forty, women only have about four taste buds left: one for vodka, one for wine, one for cheese, and one for chocolate.
- Gina Barreca
(Keywords: Women, Taste, Wine)

Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world.
- Augustine Birrell
(Keywords: Books, Haste, Language, Man, Pressure, Taste, World, Years)

With the internet, things are so much more immediate. People taste-test things to see if they want to buy the CD.
- Michael Bolton
(Keywords: People, Internet, Taste, Want)

Performance art can involve the audience with taste, smell and sounds not available with electronic media and not practical with conventional theater. This is due to the usually small audience.
- Jack Bowman
(Keywords: Art, Performance, Media, Taste, Theater)

What I do and what I dream include thee, as the wine must taste of its own grapes.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Keywords: Dream, Taste, Wine)

You have a wine tasting of different years, and we're sort of doing that with our music, giving them a taste of what Journey used to be like.
- Jonathan Cain
(Keywords: Music, Giving, Journey, Taste, Wine, Years)

Give us this day our daily taste. Restore to us soups that spoons will not sink in and sauces which are never the same twice. Raise up among us stews with more gravy than we have bread to blot it with Give us pasta with a hundred fillings.
- Robert Farrar Capon
(Keywords: Day, Taste, Will)

I started rooting - you know, sticking up joints - with some older guys. By now I had gotten a taste of what the racket world really was - the glamour, the way they dressed, the way they always had a pocketful of money.
- Mickey Cohen
(Keywords: Money, Glamour, Now, Taste, World)

If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice. And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune, will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes.
- Jacques-Louis David
(Keywords: Experience, Work, Fortune, Glory, Justice, Mistakes, Poor, Public, Taste, Will)

I came literally to the table with a wealth of knowledge by simply understanding how food should taste.
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Keywords: Food, Knowledge, Wealth, Taste, Understanding)

I was once married to a woman who could eat anything and tell you what was in it: the most complicated recipes. Her memory of taste - now that's what I call memory!
- Morton Feldman
(Keywords: Memory, Now, Taste, Woman)

Genuine good taste consists in saying much in few words, in choosing among our thoughts, in having order and arrangement in what we say, and in speaking with composure.
- Francois Fenelon
(Keywords: Thoughts, Order, Saying, Taste, Words)

People whose understanding and taste in literature, painting, and music are beyond question are, for the most part, ignorant of what is good or bad art in the theater.
- Minnie Maddern Fiske
(Keywords: Art, Music, People, Literature, Painting, Question, Taste, Theater, Understanding)

I have never, ever, had an acting partnership that was a safe, as full, and as exciting as the one I had with Tony. I didn't want to go through life without having a chance to taste it again.
- Genie Francis
(Keywords: Life, Acting, Chance, Partnership, Taste, Want)

Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
- Stephen Fry
(Keywords: Experience, Creation, Garden, Insult, Taste, Temperance, Wickedness)

In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but in its effects.
- James W. Fulbright
(Keywords: Faith, Act, Democracy, Dissent, Medicine, Taste, Value)

Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth, as if the taste of lies was homey, appetizing: a habit.
- Martha Gellhorn
(Keywords: Truth, People, Habit, Lies, Taste, Will)

I just have my own taste, and I just try and stick with that. I'm just trying to play as many characters as I can for as long as I have an opportunity to.
- Ryan Gosling
(Keywords: Opportunity, Play, Taste, Trying)

Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.
- George Herbert
(Keywords: Life, Love, Friendship, Taste, Wine)

I used to go with him and I'd sometimes play, take over from him. That was my first taste of the music business, I suppose, but I was also in the youth orchestra at Johnston Grammar.
- Trevor Horn
(Keywords: Music, Business, First, Grammar, Play, Taste, Youth)

The difference with Cleveland is that the racial tension was not a casual taste of it. It was outlandish.
- Terrence Howard
(Keywords: Difference, Taste, Tension)

I said, God, the press and people, they just really hate me and I'm really trying. Geraldine Page said, Listen to this, Tab. If people don't like you, that's their bad taste.
- Tab Hunter
(Keywords: God, People, Hate, Press, Taste, Trying)

You walk off the plane in Rio, and your blood temperature goes up. The feel of the wind on your face, the water on your skin, the taste of the food, the music, the sexuality; Brazilians are very comfortable in their sexuality.
- Amy Irving
(Keywords: Food, Music, Blood, Sexuality, Skin, Taste, Water, Wind)

I need more sex, OK? Before I die I wanna taste everyone in the world.
- Angelina Jolie
(Keywords: Sex, Taste, World)

I have sworn to only live free. Even if I find bitter the taste of death, I don't want to die humiliated or deceived.
- Osama bin Laden
(Keywords: Death, Taste, Want)

Beauty is also submitted to the taste of time, so a beautiful woman from the Belle Epoch is not exactly the perfect beauty of today, so beauty is something that changes with time.
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Keywords: Beauty, Time, Taste, Today, Woman)

To be a star is to own the world and all the people in it. After a taste of stardom, everything else is poverty.
- Hedy Lamarr
(Keywords: People, Poverty, Taste, World)

I never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour.
- Nigella Lawson
(Keywords: First, Restaurants, Taste, Wine)

If I could create an ideal world, it would be an England with the fire of the Elizabethans, the correct taste of the Georgians, and the refinement and pure ideals of the Victorians.
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Keywords: EnglFire, Ideals, Taste, World)

Benefits should be conferred gradually; and in that way they will taste better.
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Keywords: Benefits, Taste, Will)

Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow - after you have done your best to achieve success today.
- Maxwell Maltz
(Keywords: Success, Defeat, Taste, Today, Tomorrow, Will)

Comedy is obviously a matter of personal taste and the world always needs a clown and some people have no taste at all and any clown will do.
- Marc Maron
(Keywords: People, Comedy, Needs, Taste, Will, World)

Everything looks nicer when you win. The girls are prettier. The cigars taste better. The trees are greener.
- Billy Martin
(Keywords: Girls, Taste, Trees)

Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know.
- Groucho Marx
(Keywords: Art, Now, Taste, Water)

Since the composer has said everything, if you discover everything, it will be enough and you will be a happy man. Don't try to say it's your taste, and because of that you are changing this or that. And I must say this respect is still there.
- Kurt Masur
(Keywords: Man, Respect, Taste, Will)

I wrote a book called The Taste of New Wine because I couldn't find a book that talked about the reality of the situation and how we were dishonest and afraid.
- Keith Miller
(Keywords: Reality, Taste, Wine)

Today not even a universal fire could make the torrential poetic production of our time disappear. But it is exactly a question of production, that is, of hand-made products which are subject to the laws of taste and fashion.
- Eugenio Montale
(Keywords: Time, Fashion, Fire, Laws, Production, Question, Taste, Today)

If you're older you want to tell stories about the pool of human life and living and to communicate, not only to your age group but to do an age group that can begin to understand, that has enough experience of life far beyond the taste of life.
- Nick Nolte
(Keywords: Age, Experience, Life, Living, Taste, Want)

According to the Gorean way of looking at things a taste of the slave ring is thought to be occasionally beneficial to all women, even the exalted free woman.
- John Norman
(Keywords: Women, Thought, Taste, Woman)

Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good.
- Joe Paterno
(Keywords: Success, Honor, Hunger, Taste, Will)

It was so much fun to play, that I've now had a taste for it and want to play more villains now.
- Piper Perabo
(Keywords: Fun, Now, Play, Taste, Want)

This young wine may have a lot of tannins now, but in five or 10 years it is going to be spectacular, despite the fact that right now it tastes like crude oil. You know this is how it is supposed to taste at this stage of development.
- Itzhak Perlman
(Keywords: Development, Fact, May, Now, Oil, Right, Taste, Wine, Years)

I imagine a child. That child is me. I can reconstruct and vividly remember portions of my own childhood. I can see, taste, smell, feel, and hear them. Then what I do is, not write about that kid or about his world, but start to think of a book that would have pleased him.
- Daniel Pinkwater
(Keywords: Childhood, Taste, World)

A good general rule is to state that the bouquet is better than the taste, and vice versa.
- Stephen Potter
(Keywords: State, Taste, Vice)

I want to give people a taste of the Caribbean, and show them the fun side of me.
- Rihanna
(Keywords: People, Fun, Taste, Want)

I really don't know why Scarlett has such appeal. When I began writing the sequel, I had a lot of trouble because Scarlett is not my kind of person. She's virtually illiterate, has no taste, never learns from her mistakes.
- Alexandra Ripley
(Keywords: Mistakes, Taste, Trouble, Writing)

We shall suffer no attachment to literature, no taste for abstract discussion, no love of purely intellectual theories, to seduce us from our devotion to the cause of the oppressed, the down trodden, the insulted and injured masses of our fellow men.
- George Ripley
(Keywords: Love, Men, Cause, Devotion, Literature, Taste, Theories)

The trick is to have my own particular taste and feel for the theater to audiences who have been used to one particular style and taste for nearly 40 years.
- Michael Ritchie
(Keywords: Audiences, Style, Taste, Theater, Years)

Mother's taste was eclectic and ranged from the ancient world to the contemporary from Europe to the U.S.
- David Rockefeller
(Keywords: Mother, Europe, Taste, World)

Do you not yet understand what has made woman what she is? Then see what the sickly taste and perverted judgment of man now admires in woman.
- Ernestine Rose
(Keywords: Judgment, Man, Now, Taste, Woman)



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