Quotations list about plates captions citing Thornton Wilder, Dave Barry and Emily Dickinson sayings.
My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate.
— Thornton Wilder
It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from another person's plate.
— Dave Barry plates quote
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
— Emily Dickinson
God gets you to the plate, but once your there your on your own.
— Ted Williams
Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.
— plates quotation by Woody Allen
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.'
Somebody once asked me if I ever went up to the plate trying to hit a home run.
I said, 'Sure, every time.'
He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.
Sitting at the table doesn't make you a diner, unless you eat some of what's on that plate. Being here in America doesn't make you an American. Being born here in America doesn't make you an American.
Being American is to eat a lot of beef steak, and boy, we've got a lot more beef steak than any other country, and that's why you ought to be glad you're an American. And people have started looking at these big hunks of bloody meat on their plates, you know, and wondering what on earth they think they're doing.
There is too much sour grapes for my taste in the present American attitude.
The time to denounce the bankers was when we were all feeding off their gold plate; not now! At present they have not only my sympathy but my preference. They are the last representatives of our native industries.
What Des-Cartes did was a good step. You have added much several ways, & especially in taking ye colours of thin plates into philosophical consideration. If I have seen further it is by standing on ye shoulders of Giants.
And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminum can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate, and this was good because Man could then take his automobile and buy all his food in one place and He could save that which was good to eat in the refrigerator and throw away that which had no further use. And soon the earth was covered with plastic bags and aluminum cans and paper plates and disposable bottles and there was nowhere to sit down or walk, and Man shook his head and cried: Look at this Godawful mess.
A fox may steal your hens, Sir, a whore your health and pence, Sir, your daughter rob your chest, Sir, your wife may steal your rest, Sir, a thief your goods and plate. But this is all but picking, with rest, pence, chest and chicken; it ever was decreed, Sir, if lawyer's hand is feed, Sir, he steals your whole estate.
Right now a moment is fleeting by! Capture its reality in paint! To do that we must put all else out of our minds. We must become that moment, make ourselves a sensitive recording plate. give the image of what we actually see, forgetting everything that has been seen before our time.
I was well warned about English food, so it did not surprise me, but I do wonder sometimes, how they ever manage to prise it up long enough to get a plate under it.
I like to have my hand on every single plate that goes out.
It's really a good feeling when someone compliments your meal, and you had everything to do with making it. It's very rewarding.
Unfortunately, we haven't found many very old rocks on Earth because our planet's surface is constantly renewed by plate tectonics, coupled with erosion.
I have always been an animal lover. I had a hard time disassociating the animals I cuddled with - dogs and cats, for example - from the animals on my plate, and I never really cared for the taste of meat. I always loved my Brussels sprouts.
The 2008 election settled nothing, not even for a while.
Our national politics are reflecting what appears to be going on geologically, on the bottom of the oceans and beneath the crust of the Earth: the tectonic plates are moving.
We're all bombarded with so many dietary messages that it's hard to find time to sort through all this information, but we do have time to take a look at our kids' plates.
Individual statistics, plate time and everything tend to come, but the most enjoyment I get out of baseball is actually winning.
It's a very big mental game, all day leading up to warm-ups.
You're not sure if your curveball will break, or will you be able to throw it over the plate? It's all negative thoughts going into the game.
When they come here, what we are looking for them to do is step up to the plate, take responsibility and get the big innings, the centuries - or take a lead with the ball.
You get to the plate and nothing is going through your mind. You see the ball, you see the seams.
James Finch has always had pretty stout cars for the restrictor-plate races and I know we'll be very competitive at Daytona.
I never felt hard done by and never wanted for anything, but I grew up in a wealthy area where I saw people being handed things on a plate. So it made me want to earn some money and be able to buy things for myself.
The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate.
Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.
I wouldn't know how to handle serenity if somebody handed it to me on a plate.
One of the reasons I don't see eye to eye with Women's Lib is that women have it all on a plate if only they knew it. They don't have to be pretty either.
Let me tell you, sisters, seeing dried egg on a plate in the morning is a lot dirtier than anything I've had to deal with in politics.
You can't sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You've got to throw the ball over the damn plate and five the other man his chance. That's why baseball is the greatest game of them all.
I'm not a headline guy. I know that as long as I was following Ruth to the plate I could have stood on my head and no one would have known the difference.
There's only one way to become a hitter.
Go up to the plate and get mad. Get mad at yourself and mad at the pitcher.
Fix your eye on the ball from the moment the pitcher holds it in his glove.
Follow it as he throws to the plate and stay with it until the play is completed. Action takes place only where the ball goes.