Napkin quotes:

  • I've been in more laps than a napkin. -- Mae West
  • She's been on more laps than a napkin. -- Walter Winchell
  • When you start a show, the plans are not set in stone. They're really mutable, cocktail napkin sketches. -- Eric Kripke
  • Luxury lives in the finer details. It's a cloth napkin at a dinner table. It's a mint on your pillow before bed. -- Iggy Azalea
  • Why not collect and clean chicken wishbones in the run-up to Christmas, spray them silver and use each to pinch together a white hem-stitch napkin? -- Pippa Middleton
  • If I scribbled a few words on a cocktail napkin and showed it to my family, they'd proclaim it astonishing and more culturally relevant than the Bible. -- Marisha Pessl
  • My mom would take me to restaurants, and the first thing I'd ask for would be a pen and a napkin, and I'd sketch shoes and shoes and shoes. -- Alexander Wang
  • The big success stories - Facebook, Zynga and Twitter - are leading to investing in ideas on a napkin, because no one wants to miss out on the next big thing. -- Eric Lefkofsky
  • When planning your wedding you make so many decisions: 'Do I want this fork or that fork?' But in the end people aren't going to remember what napkin holder you choose. -- Lara Stone
  • Don't touch my napkin. I do not want the server to pick up the napkin and put it on my lap. I know it belongs there; maybe I don't choose to put it there. -- Tom Colicchio
  • The stagflation of the 1970s blessed us with damaging wage and price controls and the utterly counterintuitive supply-side notion - famously drawn on a napkin - that cutting taxes would lead to higher tax revenues. -- Steven Rattner
  • Nothing is more pleasant than to see a pretty woman, her napkin well placed under her arms, one of her hands on the table, while the other carries to her mouth, the choice piece so elegantly carved. -- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  • Sometimes, when full and in fear that I will continue to eat unwanted food just because it's staring at me, I will place my napkin over the remaining portion. This is what I frequently refer to as a 'food funeral.' -- Rachel Nichols
  • I focus on consumer Internet. Sometimes it's a working prototype; sometimes it's an idea on a napkin. I don't do a ton of deals a year, and I really like working with startups - it's the only way I can invest. It fits my ADD brain. -- Kevin Rose
  • If you want to be a poet, you can just write it on a napkin, and it's the length of the napkin, I guess. But usually you decide you'll rhyme it, or you'll have a formula. In radio, that's something called, 'Close your eyes and listen.' -- Robert Krulwich
  • With a stretch belt, anything can be a dress - a dinner napkin, a tablecloth, even a towel. Just wrap and snap, and away you go in an incredible outfit. Another plus is that the belt will pull all eyes to your lovely curves, and they even look good around a coat or a jacket. -- Beth Ditto
  • a criminal sketch of Christon a diner napkin-'Poet Prophets -- Amber Koneval
  • Beauty without intelligence, is a masterpiece painted on a napkin. -- Barbara Palvin
  • The most exciting business ideas fit on the back of an airplane napkin. -- Carmine Gallo
  • Never buy anything that you can't illustrate on the back of a napkin. -- Peter Lynch
  • I never use a napkin on my lap at a restaurant...because I believe in myself. -- Hannibal Buress
  • I find that a shirt is most similar to a napkin when I don't have a napkin. -- Demetri Martin
  • Keeping even the most humble talent wrapped in a napkin becomes the more reprehensible the greater the emergency. -- Margaret Mead
  • Imagine censors that wouldn't let you sit in a man's lap. I've been in more laps than a napkin! -- Mae West
  • So precious a talent as intellect never was given to be wrapt in a napkin and buried in the earth. -- Angelina Grimke
  • The censors wouldn't even let me sit on a guy's lap, and I've been on more laps than a table-napkin. -- Mae West
  • We don't choose our talents; but we needn't hide them in a napkin because they are not just what we want. -- Louisa May Alcott
  • Bring mine unopened, with a napkin and an opener. (Blaine) What? Afraid I'm going to spit in it, big boy? (Aimee) -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Dialogue is not just quotation. It is grimaces, pauses, adjustments of blouse buttons, doodles on a napkin, and crossings of legs -- Jerome Stern
  • XML is not a language in the sense of a programming language any more than sketches on a napkin are a language. -- Charles Simonyi
  • When trying to seduce a woman, a writer says: 'I'm a writer', and scribbles a poem on a napkin. It always works. -- Paulo Coelho
  • At the dinner table, if you can't think of anything to say, sit quietly. Don't throw rolls, or chew on your napkin. -- Mason Cooley
  • I know I exaggerated things, now I got it like that. Tuck my napkin in my shirt cause I'm just mobbin like that. -- Drake
  • My mom would take me to restaurants, and the first thing I'd ask for would be a pen and a napkin, and I'd sketch shoes and shoes and shoes, -- Alexander Wang
  • Our good time is sitting in a coffee shop with a newspaper, writing a line on the back of a napkin. That is the most fun comedians ever have -- Jerry Seinfeld
  • Our country is a place where hope can be born and great companies, organizations and non-profits can spring up from an idea birthed on the back of a coffee-shop napkin. -- Todd Stocker
  • The only way I could conceive of waving a white flag, would be during the process of folding it, so to be used as a napkin later, at our victory dinner. -- Tom Althouse
  • [T]hey stretch you on a table. Then they bid you close your eyelids, And they mask you with a napkin, And the anƦsthetic reaches Hot and subtle through your being. -- William Ernest Henley
  • Good?"¯ Cam said. "Right?"¯ I took another bite and nodded. "Well, I have a whole ton of them at home."¯ He stretched as he rolled up his napkin. "Just saying. -- J. Lynn