Packet quotes:

  • Inspiration arrives as a packet of material to be delivered. -- John Updike
  • Fame is being asked to sign your autograph on the back of a cigarette packet. -- Billy Connolly
  • I'm a sucker for a packet of biscuits. I can eat a whole pack in 10 minutes. -- April Bloomfield
  • I'm a little bit phobic about stains on my clothes, so I never travel without a little packet of organic stain remover. -- John Malkovich
  • There are some circles in America where it seems to be more socially acceptable to carry a hand-gun than a packet of cigarettes. -- Katharine Whitehorn
  • The foodstuff, carbohydrate, is essentially a packet of hydrogen, a hydrogen supplier, a hydrogen donor, and the main event during its combustion is the splitting off of hydrogen. -- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
  • I started in time-sharing and networking with packet switching, which was the precursor to what became the Internet. Time-shared use on packet-switch networks, when you think about it, is the cloud. -- Audrey MacLean
  • I've taken a mail packet boat along the southern Newfoundland coast and spent some time on St. Pierre and Miquelon watching the seal colonies. I like pine trees. I like cold rivers. -- Joseph Monninger
  • I do a little thing about the way people shake the sweetener packet. You know, like they're all excited. I want to get all the granules down to one end. I love all these rituals. -- Jerry Seinfeld
  • Why make a movie about Ayrton Senna? Someone who drove around in circles at 200mph in a car that looked like a giant cigarette packet? Why would anyone who isn't already a fan of Formula 1 care? -- Asif Kapadia
  • There are two types of people in this world: one who opens a packet of biscuits, has one and puts the rest back in the cupboard, and one who eats the whole packet in one go. -- Jo Brand
  • I haven't left the house without a packet of Kleenex in my back pocket for as long as I can remember. Whenever I start thinking I'm incredibly cool, the packet of Kleenex in my back pocket brings me right back down to earth. -- Josh Radnor
  • One of the pleasures of staying with friends is that you get to browse their shelves. I always arrive with a book, but I almost never read it. It would be like sitting at their dinner table and opening a packet of sandwiches. -- Simon Hoggart
  • Ottolenghi sells lots of delicious sweet things, but my daily addiction is their unbelievable dark chocolate salted caramel biscuits. They're the best things in the world - I go through half a packet every night. I bring them out after pudding at dinner parties. -- Trinny Woodall
  • I like to work out. I work out hard when I get to it, but it's so sporadic, I'm not sure it counts at all! I eat pretty much anything, but I eat high-quality food. There was never a packet of chips or box of candy in my house when I was growing up. Ever. -- Rachael Taylor
  • Gym traumaramas can happen to anyone. One time, I brought a packet of papers to read while jogging on the treadmill. Right when I was in the middle of my run, I dropped them and they flew everywhere! Pages went flying all over the place and got in the way of other people working out. -- Jenna Ushkowitz
  • I was mainly raised by a working mum who didn't have much time or inclination for making food. So I had three or four basic meals: fish fingers and a tomato; a packet scotch egg and a tomato; pasta with a tin of tomatoes; and extra mild plastic-y cheddar chopped into cubes with bits of cucumber. -- Paloma Faith
  • We had a music teacher in sixth grade, and I saw her tune her guitar. I said, 'Whoa. There's a certain way to do this.' I bought a packet of strings - some of mine were broken - and had her tune it for me. For a while, I just kept it like that. But I got the Internet finally, when I was 14, and started learning. -- Brittany Howard
  • Your motivation is your pay packet on Friday. Now get on with it. -- Noel Coward
  • we know our end A packet of worm-seed, a garden of spent tissues. -- Allen Tate
  • I was like a packet of powdered Sea Monkeys and they were like water. -- Augusten Burroughs
  • I bought some Armageddon cheese today, and it said on the packet 'Best Before End...' -- Tim Vine
  • What can you say about Guy's cooking that hasn't been printed on a packet of cigarettes? -- Willie Geist
  • Our house is like an empty cigarette packet, lying around reminding you what's not in it. -- Barbara Kingsolver
  • I got fired once for putting like a packet of biscuits through a fan - I was really bored. -- Gold Panda
  • Let's take a drive into the middle of nowhere with a packet of Marlboro lights and talk about our lives. -- Joseph Heller
  • A kind of banalization of celebrity has occurred: we are now offered an instant, ready-to-mix fame as nutritious as packet soup. -- J. G. Ballard
  • No test tube can breed love and affection. No frozen packet of semen ever read a story to a sleepy child. -- Shirley Williams
  • The mere fact that you get a lot of seeds in a packet doesn't mean you have to plant all of them. -- Henry Mitchell
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  • You ask my advice about acting? Speak clearly, don't bump into the furniture and if you must have motivation, think of your pay packet on Friday. -- Noel Coward
  • I have a nut allergy. When I was at school the other children used to make me play Russian roulette but force-feeding me a packet of Revels. -- Milton Jones
  • The foodstuff, carbohydrate, is essentially a packet of hydrogen, a hydrogen supplier, a hydrogen donor, and the main event during its combustion is the splitting off of hydrogen. -- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
  • I could worry that I'm going to bleed to death, you know, from cutting my finger on a sandwich packet, you know, if I sort of open a sandwich. -- Charlie Brooker
  • What really put me over the top was receiving a packet of hundreds of hand-written thank you notes, telling me how the kids were inspired and excited about the [Cube] project. -- Scott Cohen
  • I was very surprised when last I bought a packet of cigarettes and had to request a refund as I read a warning that told me 'smoking can cause fatal lung cancer'. -- Robert Clark