Cabbage quotes:

  • Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head. -- Ambrose Bierce
  • I did a commercial when I was, like, 5 or 6 years old for... what was it called?... Cabbage Patch Kids! That was the first thing I ever did. Little bit embarrassing. -- Logan Lerman
  • I was like a total cliched '80s child. I had Barbies, obviously, as well as My Little Ponies and Cabbage Patch Kids, but I used to destroy them. I used to draw all over their faces and cut off their hair. -- Natalie Portman
  • Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. -- Mark Twain
  • I like to get where the cabbage is cooking and catch the scents. -- Red Smith
  • At home I have big vats of cabbage soup that I make to slim down. -- Jilly Cooper
  • An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup. -- H. L. Mencken
  • But if you pick up every other magazine, it is the peanut butter diet, or the cabbage soup diet, and then you go to the radio and you hear that you can drink some solution and you will lose weight overnight. It just does not work that way! -- Richard Simmons
  • Yip cabbage on three! -- Brett Favre
  • I want death to find me planting my cabbages. -- Michel de Montaigne
  • Like warmed-up cabbage served at each repast, The repetition kills the wretch at last. -- Juvenal
  • ....avoid roasted cabbage, do not eat earwax, and look on the bright side of life!" -Angela -- Christopher Paolini
  • He is useless on top of the ground; he ought to be under it, inspiring the cabbages. -- Mark Twain
  • I did every diet: Atkins. Cabbage-soup diet. Dean Ornish. But I couldn't live the rest of my life like a rabbit. -- Mike Huckabee
  • The butterfly, a cabbage-white, (His honest idiocy of flight) Will never now, it is too late, Master the art of flying straight. -- Robert Graves
  • Brains, like cabbages, are beautiful-but in a different way. Cabbage heads are dumb and sterile, whereas brains are personal, intelligent and vibrant. -- Carl Pfeiffer
  • The time has come,' the walrus said, 'to talk of many things: of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings.' -- Lewis Carroll
  • The question of common sense is always: 'what is it good for?' - a question which would abolish the rose and be answered triumphantly by the cabbage. -- James Russell Lowell
  • I have no truck with lettuce, cabbage, and similar chlorophyll. Any dietitian will tell you that a running foot of apple strudel contains four times the vitamins of a bushel of beans. -- S. J. Perelman
  • I got a Cabbage Patch doll from my mom when they were impossible to get. She later told me that she had to buy it off the black market. That was the best! -- Jessica Capshaw
  • I am the MacGyver of cooking. If you bring me a piece of bread, cabbage, coconut, mustard greens, pigs feet, pine cones...and a woodpecker, I'll make you a good chicken pot pie. -- Si Robertson
  • The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages. -- Cyrano de Bergerac
  • In the first place, lawyers better remember they are human beings, and a human being who hasn't his periods of doubts and distresses and disappointments must be a cabbage, not a human being. That is number one. -- Felix Frankfurter
  • We live in a culture that has, for centuries now, cultivated the idea that the skeptical person is always smarter than one who believes. You can almost be as stupid as a cabbage as long as you doubt. -- Dallas Willard
  • Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. -- Mark Twain
  • I was, like, a total cliched '80s child. I had Barbies, obviously, as well as My Little Ponies and Cabbage Patch Kids, but I used to destroy them. I used to draw all over their faces and cut off their hair. -- Natalie Portman
  • Enough of acting the infant who has been told so often how he was found under a cabbage that in the end he remembers the exact spot in the garden and the kind of life he led there before joining the family circle. -- Samuel Beckett
  • Cabbage as a food has problems. It is easy to grow, a useful source of greenery for much of the year. Yet as a vegetable it has original sin, and needs improvement. It can smell foul in the pot, linger through the house with pertinacity, and ruin a meal with its wet flab. Cabbage also has a nasty history of being good for you. -- Jane Grigson
  • Napa cabbage is very beautiful, all those long, pale leaves with ruffled edges. -- Nobu Matsuhisa
  • I did my famous cabbage soup diet, so I was able to do it. -- Ellen Burstyn
  • Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. -- Mark Twain
  • I have but one rule at my table. You may leave your cabbage, but you'll sit still and behave until I've eaten mine. -- Laurie Graham
  • I was put off by people at school - my cabbage wasn't as good as other people's, you know, so that put me off. -- Roger McGough
  • My maternal grandmother made fantastic ox tongue with velvety roasted potatoes. She cooked sweet red cabbage and lovely cauliflower with butter and bread crumbs. -- Yotam Ottolenghi
  • I'd say I'm a good cook. I have a lot of German recipes that I can make - schnitzel, meatballs and things with cabbage. I love cabbage. -- Heidi Klum
  • Diets - the ultimate empty promise perpetuating the same cycle over and over again. We've all been victims of yo-yo dieting. We stick to some diets longer than others, but c'mon, just how much cabbage soup can a person eat? -- Suzanne Somers
  • One day, the people who work in my kitchen stir-fried chopped Napa cabbage to serve with some meat or fish for their own dinner. I got to thinking: 'What if the cabbage was the most important thing on the plate?' -- Nobu Matsuhisa
  • I'm obsessed with broccoli, carrots, celery, string beans, snap peas, black kale, brussels sprouts, cabbage - I could go on! They used to call me 'rabbit' when I was a kid. I hate mushrooms, though. I apologize to fungi lovers, but this way, there's more for you! -- Lisa Edelstein
  • On Christmas Eve, we have a duck or roast pork with caramelised potatoes, braised red cabbage and gravy. For dessert, we have ris a l'amande, a rice pudding, and whoever gets the whole almond in it wins an extra present. Then we dance around the tree and sing carols. -- Birgitte Hjort Sorensen
  • I am often asked the question: 'What is your favorite type of food?' Although I always answer Japanese, the real response should be and is pierogi, the delectable Polish dumplings that my mother, Big Martha, made so well in many incarnations: potato, sweet cabbage, blueberry, peach, plum, and apricot. -- Martha Stewart
  • Up the Junction' went on to inform my love of British social realism. It was the first film I saw of this ilk, a very stark, visceral reflection of England, an England I didn't necessarily feel a part of but that I knew was out there. You could almost smell the bread and butter and cabbage. -- Gurinder Chadha
  • Early genius, like early cabbage, does not head well. -- Josh Billings
  • He who has plenty of pepper will pepper his cabbage. -- Publilius Syrus
  • A yak is a prehistoric cabbage; of that, we can be sure. -- John Ashbery
  • To dispose of a two-headed Org, jump up and down three times, roll a head of cabbage, and giggle! -- Micky Dolenz
  • Discipline is like cabbage. We may not care for it ourselves, but feel sure it would be good for somebody else. -- Bill Vaughan
  • we all grow up thinking our parents found us under cabbage leaves and that sex didn't exist before our personal coming-of-age. -- Mary Jo Putney
  • An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it makes a better soup. -- H. L. Mencken
  • I'm not saying my fans are stupid, but I once left a cabbage onstage next to a harmonica and nobody noticed for three hours -- Thom Yorke
  • Cheats, liars and criminals may resist every blandishment while respectable gentlemen have been moved to appalling treasons by watery cabbage in a departmental canteen. -- John le Carre
  • The Lord's Prayer is 66 words, the Gettysburg Address is 286 words, and there are 1,322 words in the Declaration of Independence. Yet, government regulations on the sale of cabbage total 26,911 words. -- David McIntosh
  • A woman's life isn't worth a plateful of cabbage if she hasn't felt life stir under her heart. Taking a little one to nurse, watching him grow to manhood, that's what love is. -- Carol Shields
  • Everything I do, I do on the principle of Russian borscht. You can throw everything into it beets, carrots, cabbage, onions, everything you want. What's important is the result, the taste of the borscht. -- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
  • A recent government publication on the marketing of cabbage contains, according to one report, 26,941 words. It is noteworthy in this regard that the Gettysburg Address contains a mere 279 words while the Lord's Prayer comprises but 67. -- Norman Ralph Augustine