Quotations list about oysters captions citing Andrew Carnegie, Theodore Roosevelt and Federico Fellini sayings.
The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.
— Andrew Carnegie
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
— Theodore Roosevelt oysters quote
All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
— Federico Fellini
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead -- not sick, not wounded -- dead.
— Woody Allen
From the oyster to the eagle, from the swine to the tiger, all animals are to be found in men and each of them exists in some man, sometimes several at the time. Animals are nothing but the portrayal of our virtues and vices made manifest to our eyes, the visible reflections of our souls. God displays them to us to give us food for thought.
— oysters quotation by Victor Hugo
What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of science is not able to make an oyster.
Before I was born my mother was in great agony of spirit and in a tragic situation. She could take no food except iced oysters and champagne. If people ask me when I began to dance, I reply, In my mother's womb, probably as a result of the oysters and champagne - the food of Aphrodite.
You needn't tell me that a man who doesn't love oysters and asparagus and good wines has got a soul, or a stomach either. He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.
Most anthologists of quotations are like those who eat cherries or oysters;
first picking the best ones and winding up by eating everything.
Women are the fulfilled sex. Through our children we are able to produce our own immortality, so we lack that divine restlessness which sends men charging off in pursuit of fortune or fame or an imagined Utopia. That is why we number so few geniuses among us. The wholesome oyster wears no pearl, the healthy whale no ambergris, and as long as we can keep on adding to the race, we harbor a sort of health within ourselves.
Most of those who make collections of verse or epigram are like men eating cherries or oysters: they choose out the best at first, and end by eating all.
Ten percent of the big fish still remain.
There are still some blue whales. There are still some krill in Antarctica. There are a few oysters in Chesapeake Bay. Half the coral reefs are still in pretty good shape, a jeweled belt around the middle of the planet. There's still time, but not a lot, to turn things around.
Shy is the oyster, fervent is the clam, peaceful is the ocean floor rocked by the sands of time.
Any good kitchen should be stocked up in oysters, shouldn't they?
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead.
People, when they first come to America, whether as travelers or settlers, become aware of a new and agreeable feeling: that the whole country is their oyster.
Pearl is a disease of oysters. Levant is a disease of Hollywood.
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.
What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
No good poem, however confessional it may be, is just a self-expression.
Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster?
So I was getting into my car, and this bloke says to me 'Can you give me a lift?' I said 'Sure, you look great, the world's your oyster, go for it.'
It enclosed us in its laceries as we watched the moon spill across the Atlantic like wine from an overturned glass. With the light all around us, we felt secret in that moon-infused water like pearls forming in the soft tissues of oysters.
In description words adhere to certain objects, and have the effect on the sense of oysters, or barnacles.
As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.
So I was getting into my car, and this bloke says to me "Can you give me a lift?" I said "Sure, you look great, the world's your oyster, go for it.'"
We also have favourite place in France, called Charlot Premier in Nice, which does excellent oysters.
It took me years to eat a lot of shellfish.
I was probably 20 years old before I had even seen a shrimp cocktail. I like oysters, but fried.
Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues.
I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.
I don't know any other lifestyle. I get up in the morning and I really do feel that the world is my oyster, and I start that way, the same as I would if I were preparing to write a song: put a blank piece of paper up on the piano and you go for it.