quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower

Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs.

— Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade.

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What good are vitamins? Eat a lobster, eat a pound of caviar - live! If you are in love with a beautiful blonde with an empty face and no brains at all, don't be afraid. Marry her! Live!

Those things don't happen today. I feel sorry for the kids in the industry today. They have on sunglasses, eat caviar in jet planes, but they'll never know the true feeling that we did.

It was part of theTexas ritual? We know about champagne and caviar but we talk hog and hominy.


The South, to me, is fried chicken and catfish caviar --- that's grits --- and good-looking women.

When I go out, I love steak and caviar.

One can be unhappy before eating caviar, even after, but at least not during.

Always do the things you fear the most. Courage is an acquired taste, like caviar.

For me, true luxury can be caviar or a day with no meetings, no appointments and no schedule.


In my view, nineteen pounds of old books are at least nineteen times as delicious as one pound of fresh caviar.

French fries. I love them. Some people are chocolate and sweets people. I love French fries. That and caviar.

I like to work really hard and then earn the good life.

I actually enjoy it. If you're eating caviar all the time, it doesn't taste good anymore.

She makes use of the soft of the bread for a napkin.

She falls asleep at times with shoes on, on unmade beds. When a little money comes in, June buys delicacies, strawberries in the winter, caviar and bath salts.

I don't take notes; I don't outline, I don't do anything like that. I just flail away at the goddamn thing. I'm a salami writer. I try to write good salami, but salami is salami. You can't sell it as caviar.


If you eat caviar every day it's difficult to return to sausages.

Give me a platter of choice finnan haddie, freshly cooked in its bath of water and milk, add melted butter, a slice or two of hot toast, a pot of steaming Darjeeling tea, and you may tell the butler to dispense with the caviar, truffles and nightingales' tongues.

Caviar is to dining what a sable coat is to a girl in evening dress.

I lived through the garbage. I might as well dine on the caviar.

God didn't bless me with success so I could eat caviar every day.


Fame to me certainly is only a temporary and a partial happiness .

.. fame is not really for a daily diet, that's not what fulfills you. It warms you a bit but the warming is temporary. It's like caviar, you know - it's good to have caviar but not when you have to have it every meal and every day.

But some of us are beginning to pull well away, in our irritation, from.

..the exquisite tasters, the vintage snobs, the three-star Michelin gourmets. There is, we feel, a decent area somewhere between boiled carrots and Beluga caviare, sour plonk and Chateau Lafitte, where we can take care of our gullets and bellies without worshipping them.

I have had, in my time, memorable meals of scrambled eggs with fresh truffles, scrambled eggs with caviar and other glamorous things, but to me, there are few things as magnificent as scrambled eggs, pure and simple, perfectly cooked and perfectly seasoned.

Wit is like caviar - it should be served in small portions and not spread about like marmalade.

Ah, Caviar! I keep on eating it, but can never get my fill.

Like olives. It's a lucky thing it's not salty.


Russians will consume marinated mushrooms and vodka, salted herring and vodka, smoked salmon and vodka, salami and vodka, caviar on brown bread and vodka, pickled cucumbers and vodka, cold tongue and vodka, red beet salad and vodka, scallions and vodka-anything and everything and vodka.

Mr. Rockefeller is due to entertain munificently at breakfast, and make his pitch. My advice to one invited guest was: Order caviar, and then say No.

Give me Caviar Kaspia and give me a hamburger. I love the two extremes.

In nineteenth-century Russia, sauerkraut was valued more than caviar.

Denounce useless guilt. Don’t make a cult of suffering. Live in the now(or at least the soon). Always do the things you fear most. Courage is an acquired taste like caviar. Trust all joy. If the evil eye fixes you in its gaze, look elsewhere. Get ready to be 87.


Pressed caviar has the consistency of chilled tar.

Bowie and McCartney arrived, and the biscuits and caviare started and I left immediately. I don't like shouting across rooms, with people in shiny suits who look like used-car salesmen.

[on whether he harbored any resentment at his forced retirement from the stage after he was fired by Britain's National Theater] I should be soaring away with my head tilted slightly toward the gods, feeding on the caviar of Shakespeare... An actor must act.

There is more simplicity in the man who eats caviar on impulse than in the man who eats Grape Nuts on principle.

All I know is that you can chop up all the onions and the whatevers you want and put it on top of caviar, but you still can't disguise the fact that you're eating fish eggs. Ugh!