Yeast quotes:

  • Enthusiasm is the yeast that raises the dough. -- Paul J. Meyer
  • Hope is like yeast, you know, rising under warmth. -- Leif Enger
  • Blues is to jazz what yeast is to bread--without it, it's flat. -- Carmen McRae
  • Proust had his madeleines; I am devastated by the scent of yeast bread rising. -- Bert Greene
  • My aim is to agitate and disturb people. I'm not selling bread; I'm selling yeast. -- Miguel de Unamuno
  • You can't just leave out one part; the bread won't rise if the yeast isn't there. -- Holly Near
  • You have treated the arts as the cherry on the cake. It needs to be the yeast. -- Mallika Sarabhai
  • God made yeast, as well as dough, and loves fermentation just as dearly as he loves vegetation. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Sex is a pleasurable exercise in plumbing, but be careful or you'll get yeast in your drain tap. -- Rita Mae Brown
  • You can do anything if you have enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes rise to the stars. -- Henry Ford
  • Jellyfish serve as a model for bioengineers for the same reason yeast were once so valuable to geneticists: they're simple to deconstruct. -- Jeffrey Kluger
  • My work is the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird - equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums... -- Mary Oliver
  • A bad act done will fester and create in its own way. It's not only goodness that creates. Bad things create. They have their own yeast. -- Dennis Potter
  • Living life with a smile is like throwing yeast into a bowl of flour, adding warm water and waiting for the flour to rise. It multiplies may times over. -- John Templeton
  • After my pregnancy, I discovered I have an allergy to yeast. Problem is, all the food I love has yeast in it. So I have to relearn how to cook. -- Tia Mowry
  • The sense of an entailed disadvantage - the deformed foot doubtfully hidden by the shoe, makes a restlessly active spiritual yeast, and easily turns a self-centered, unloving nature into an Ishmaelite. -- George Eliot
  • Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas. -- Henry Ford
  • I have to say that being a vegan in 1986 or whenever was a lot different than being a vegan in 2012. You'd go to health foods stores and basically your choice was between Mung beans and nutritional yeast, and that's about it. -- Moby
  • 1914...Dr. Joseph Goldberger had proven that (pellagra) was related to diet, and later showed that it could be prevented by simply eating liver or yeast. But it wasn't until the 1940's...that the 'modern' medical world fully accepted pellagra as a vitamin B deficiency. -- G. Edward Griffin
  • I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, a 'transformer' in any situation, any organization. Such an individual is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf. It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a transforming leader. -- Stephen Covey
  • Kilgore Trout once wrote a short story which was a dialogue between two pieces of yeast. They were discussing the possible purposes of life as they ate sugar and suffocated in their own excrement. Because of their limited intelligence, they never came close to guessing that they were making champagne. -- Kurt Vonnegut
  • I would urge that the yeast of education is the idea of excellence, and the idea of excellence comprises as many forms as there are individuals, each of whom develops his own image of excellence. The school must have as one of its principal functions the nurturing of images of excellence. -- Jerome Bruner
  • You know how you wake up in the morning and sometimes you look gorgeous and other times you look like you got hit by a mack truck? I realized that my mack truck is food. If I have no sugar, yeast or wine, I have no undereye bags and my skin is perfect. -- Mariska Hargitay
  • We need to stop focusing on people leaving earth and focus on, like Jesus said, the Kingdom of God is the yeast. Yeast invades dough. -- Myles Munroe
  • Note, that yeast of good Beer, is better then that of Ale. -- Kenelm Digby
  • I always carry yeast flakes and bran with me when I travel. -- Jane Fonda
  • A man without ambition is worse than dough that has no yeast in it to raise it. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  • [I enjoy] working with yeast, tempering chocolate and figuring out why an end product is successful or not. -- Sean Sasser
  • I'm everything free. I'm gluten-free. I'm dairy-free. I'm sugar-free. Sometimes I'm yeast-free which really means I eat paper. -- Zoe Lister-Jones
  • This [discovery of a cell-free yeast extract] will make him famous, even though he has no talent for chemistry. -- Adolf von Baeyer
  • Leavening the flat bread of what we know, with the yeast of what we dream may come to pass. -- Clive Barker
  • Hard times and funky living can season the soul, true enough, but joy is the yeast that makes it rise. -- Tom Robbins
  • I was once dancing with a woman who told me she had a yeast infection so I told her to bake me some bread. -- George Carlin
  • You have to watch out with my plays. They're like yeast. You think they're one thing, then all of a sudden subtext gets to working. -- Horton Foote
  • I only take vitamin B complex. Before World War II, I used to take ionized yeast, because in the pre-war era we never heard about vitamins. -- John Gokongwei
  • Welcome to Bologna on Capital Gold for England versus San Marino with Tennent's Pilsner, brewed with Czechoslovakian yeast for that extra Pilsner taste and England are one down. -- Jonathan Pearce
  • The Judgement is not a question, it's a sure answer, as to a clump of dough, that will yeast and rise, or go in the oven and burn to crust. -- Anthony Liccione
  • The biggest problem was convincing my father that organic food was worth eating. All he could think of was the nut loaf with yeast gravy that my mother made in the Seventies. -- Nell Newman
  • The feminine in the man is the sugar in the whisky. The masculine in the woman is the yeast in the bread. Without these ingredients the result is flat, without tang or flavor. -- Edna Ferber
  • Freud articulated the standard opinion when he asked with supposed seriousness, 'What does a woman want?'... Today the question that is the yeast in the social dough is, 'What do men want? -- Sam Keen
  • He thought that it was all over, finished, done with. Andrew had never yet had reason to observe the first tiny bubble of fermenting yeast, in which was contained an inevitable, alchemical transformation. -- J. K. Rowling
  • Any group that intends to sell laboratory meat will need to build bioreactors - factories that can grow cells under pristine conditions. Bioreactors aren't new; beer and yeast are made using similar methods. -- Michael Specter