quote by John Green

Without pain, how could we know joy?' This is an old argument in the field of thinking about suffering and its stupidity and lack of sophistication could be plumbed for centuries but suffice it to say that the existence of broccoli does not, in any way, affect the taste of chocolate.

— John Green

Sensational Broccoli quotations

Beer drinkers have been duped by mass marketing into the belief that it makes sense to drink only one brand of beer. In truth, brand loyalty in beer makes no more sense than 'vegetable loyalty' in food. Can you imagine it? “No thanks, I'll pass on the mashed potatoes, carrots, bread and roast beef. Me, I'm strictly a broccoli man.'

If I could uninvent anything, I would uninvent Hitler's mum, guns and broccoli.

I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli.

Books aren't like broccoli. You don't have to eat it because it's good for you. Books drag you in because they are fascinating.

Don't be a salad. Be the best god damn broccoli you can ever be.

I'm President of the United States, and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli!

Listen to your broccoli and it will tell you how to eat it.

There are truckloads of broccoli at this very minute descending on Washington.

My family is divided. For the broccoli vote out there: Barbara loves broccoli. She has tried to make me eat it. She eats it all the time herself. So she can go out and meet the caravan of broccoli that's coming in.

Without Pain, How Could We Know Joy?

Violet is the most soothing, tranquilizing and cooling color vibration.

It encourages the healing of unbalanced mental conditions in people who are overly nervous or high-strung. Foods of the violet vibration are: purple broccoli, beetroot and purple grapes.

the existence of broccoli does not in any way affect the taste of chocolate

Researchers in the U.K. have developed a vegetable called "super broccoli" designed to fight heart disease. Not to be outdone, researchers in America have developed a way to stuff an Oreo inside another Oreo.

Never eat broccoli when there are cameras around.

We need to actually teach kids that books aren't like broccoli.

You don't have to eat every bit on your plate. It's like secret adult's business. It's the secret we never, ever tell our children. No adult ever read a book because it's good for us. We read because it is fun.

My mother told me, you don't have to put anything in your mouth you don't want to. Then she made me eat broccoli, which felt like double standards.

Fatherhood is telling your daughter that Michael Jackson loves all his fans, but has special feelings for the ones who eat broccoli.

I always want to defeat supervillains - it's just the chicken-and-broccoli diet that I'm not into.

British scientists say they have developed a super broccoli that can help fight heart disease. You know, if you want to fight heart disease, why don't you come up with a food people will actually eat? Like a super glazed doughnut.

You want to save more fish? Eat more broccoli.

If someone doesn't have much use for praising Him now, it's foolish to think they're ready for heaven.

The "great tradition" does not brook even the possibility of libidinal gratification between the pages as an end in itself, and FR Leavis's "eat up your broccoli" approach to fiction emphasises this junkfood/wholefood dichotomy.

By the Obama administration's reasoning, it would be constitutionally permissible to make Americans purchase nearly any product (broccoli, gym membership) that improved their health and thereby contributed to lower health-care costs.

Mother: It's broccoli, dear. --- Child: I say it's spinach, and I say the hell with it.

Google 'broccoli casserole' and make the first recipe you find.

I guarantee it will be disappointing.

I don't think anyone likes anything of mine.

At the end of the day, I love it, but just because I love it... I happen to love broccoli, not a lot of people like broccoli. I always question if somebody else is going to love my films.

I actually love fish and vegetables. I was raised on vegetables! Anything green - spinach, broccoli, brussels sprouts - I crave.

I can't even tolerate my own playing on electric keyboards.

It's not about the musical ideas - the sound itself is toxic. It's like eating plastic broccoli.

It takes less land to grow a pound of broccoli than it does a pound of beef.

Less land to grow a pound of grain than a pound of beef. Less water, less energy.

I'd love to give my girls a traditional Thanksgiving with turkey and all that jazz, but we've raised them to love Tuscan food so much that they don't care for it. My favorite is a nice polenta with beef stew and broccoli rabe on the side.

The cauliflower soup sounds so good. And the broccoli-melt sandwich. I've never heard of such a thing.

The only way to get vegetables at a diner late night is to order the omelette.

A feta cheese and broccoli omelette.

Ray Charles has always been a big part of my life.

I love fresh vegetables and we always include them in our meals.

I don't force my kids to eat asparagus, but they do eat peas, broccoli, and carrots.

President Obama told a group of school children that broccoli was his favorite food, and they believed him. Then he told them Obamacare would reduce the deficit and the kids all busted out laughing.

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