He who has the pepper may season as he lists.
— George Herbert

Certain it is that scandal is good brisk talk, whereas praise of one's neighbor is by no means lively hearing. An acquaintance grilled, scored, devilled, and served with mustard and cayenne pepper excites the appetite; whereas a slice of cold friend with currant jelly is but a sickly, unrelishing meat.
William Makepeace Thackeray peppers quote

My sister and I shared a bedroom our entire lives and I believe she discovered the Beatles when she was about 11 and I'm four years younger. So from the age of 7 until 17 we had nothing but Beatles paraphernalia in our room, even those little stuffed Beatles that went on stands that are dressed as the Sgt. Pepper band.
— Christina Ricci

The disparity between a restaurant's price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.
— Bryan Miller

I reckon I tried everything on the old apple, but salt and pepper and chocolate sauce topping.
— Gaylord Perry