Govern a family as you would cook a small fish -- very gently.

Until I discovered cooking, I was never really interested in anything.

'Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.

There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.

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I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.

To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatist -- the problem is entirely the same in both cases. To know exactly how much oil one must put with one's vinegar.

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The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for steak to coo.

At the age of six I wanted to be a cook.

At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.

As a woman, you spend so much time either cooking or getting ready to go somewhere. I like to have music when I'm doing either of these things.

How to trap an atheist: Serve him a fine meal, then ask him if he believes there is a cook.

The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.

Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.

I'd love to learn to cook. I think the ladies like a guy who can cook. Also, there are lots of available ladies at cooking classes. Can you tell I'm single?

Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.

I don't like gourmet cooking or "this" cooking or "that" cooking. I like good cooking.

Cooking is at once child's play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.

Kissing don't last: cookery do!

Hunger is a good cook.

Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it.

If cooking becomes an art form rather than a means of providing a reasonable diet, then something is clearly wrong.

Hunger is not only the best cook, but also the best physician.

Any cook should be able to run the country.

I get quite lazy about cooking because when I come back from work it is the last thing I want to do, really is spend loads of time cooking.

I was a dishwasher at one of those Japanese places that cook on your table. Not too fun.

I can cook really well. I started cooking as a kid, so I can fend for myself in the kitchen and even do a little gourmet action.

In rowing, you're always striving for that perfect stroke, that repetition, each one being as good as the last. Same thing with cooking. You can't say, 'Oh, I don't feel well, so I'm going to put out a crappy plate.'

I sometimes think that Thomas Cook should be numbered among the secular saints.

He took travel from the privileged and gave it to the people.

I think every young cook wants to write a book.

I have a lot of cooking tools. In fact I have a whole drawer full of knives. Cooking tools, especially cutlery, are my toys.

I don't believe in low-fat cooking.

I guess I fell into cooking.

Not on morality, but on cookery, let us build our stronghold: there brandishing our frying-pan, as censer, let us offer sweet incense to the Devil, and live at ease on the fat things he has provided for his elect!

I don't even butter my bread; I consider that cooking.

I did toy with the idea of doing a cook-book.

The recipes were to be the routine ones: how to make dry toast, instant coffee, hearts of lettuce and brownies. But as an added attraction, at no extra charge, my idea was to put a fried egg on the cover. I think a lot of people who hate literature but love fried eggs would buy it if the price was right.

To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a home might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation.

Their kitchen is their shrine, the cook their priest, the table their altar, and their belly their god.

As a result of trying to solve the big problems we face in life, many of us end up sacrificing individual relationships by doing things that we may consider as being small or insignificant at the time. This reminds us of the George and Gracie routine where George asks Gracie, How do you cook a pot roast? She replied, I put both a big pot roast and a small pot roast in the oven. When the small one is burnt, the big one is done just right!

For an artist to marry his model is as fatal as for a gourmet to marry his cook: the one gets no sittings, and the other gets no dinners.

The cook was a good cook, as cooks go; and as cooks go, she went.

There is no solid satisfaction in any career for a woman like myself.

There is no home, no true freedom, no hope, no joy, no expectation for tomorrow, no contentment. I would rather cook a meal for a man and bring him his slippers and feel myself in the protection of his arms than have all the citations and awards and honors I have received worldwide, including the Ribbon of Legion of Honor and my property and my bank accounts. They mean nothing to me. And I am only one among the millions of sad women like myself.

I'm good in the kitchen. I can cook seafood, collard greens, black-eyed peas.

I was like any new bride, who said, 'I'm going to cook for my man.

' In fact, once I started a small kitchen fire in a pan. Smoke was pouring from the pan, and I got really scared. Right next to our stove is a small fire extinguisher. You know, easy access.

The perfect gadget would somehow allow me to fly.

Isn't that what everybody wants? It would also cook a damn good microwave pizza. So while in flight you had something to eat - an in-flight meal. Where would I go? Well, nowadays, it would probably just take me to work a lot quicker.

Most of the southern hemisphere is unexplored.

We had more exploration ships down there during Captain Cook's time than now. It's amazing.

When I cook, my brain stops completely.

When I was trying to impress Kate I was trying to cook these amazing fancy dinners and what would happen was I would burn something, something would overspill, something would catch on fire and she would be sitting in the background trying to help, and basically taking control of the whole situation, so I was quite glad she was there at the time.

Actually, I'm happiest in Williams-Sonoma in New York. That's a wonderful cooking store.

Something that's such a joy in my life every day - cooking - is this incredible, horrific danger to women around the world.

I do like to cook; I'm sort of a mad scientist in the kitchen.

Everybody's eating all my - brownies, granola, anything you eat cooked, I can find you raw.

I have never been so calculating as to sing some Barry White song to get a girl.

But I do think it's very romantic to cook dinner and sit around the piano at night and sing together.