List of famous inspirational quotations by the austrian author Ludwig Bemelmans on topics like finish, kick, copy
Caviar is to dining what a sable coat is to a girl in evening dress.
To be a gourmet you must start early, as you must begin riding early to be a good horseman. You must live in France, your father must have been a gourmet. Nothing in life must interest you but your stomach.
The true gourmet, like the true artist, is one of the unhappiest creatures existent. His trouble comes from so seldom finding what he constantly seeks: perfection.
I don't keep any copy of my books around.
.. they would embarass me. When I finish writing my books, I kick them in the belly, and have done with them.
Ludwig Bemelmans was an Austrian author, an internationally known gourmet, and a writer and illustrator of children's books. He is most noted today for his Madeline books, six of which were published from 1939-1961. A seventh was discovered after his death and published posthumously in 1999.