121 Portion Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of portion quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about portion size.

Top 10 Portion Quotes (BEST)

  1. That best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. — William Wordsworth
  2. When the government violates the people's rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties. — Marquis de Lafayette
  3. When you give someone your time, you are giving them a portion of your life that you'll never get back.Your time is your life. That is why the greatest gift you can give someone is your time — Rick Warren
  4. How remarkable we are in our ability to hide things from ourselves - our conscious minds only a small portion of our actual minds, jellyfish floating on a vast dark sea of knowing and deciding. — Andrew Sean Greer
  5. The best portion of a good man's life is in his little nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. — William Wordsworth
  6. The nineteenth century lynching mob cuts off ears, toes, and fingers, strips off flesh, and distributes portions of the body as souvenirs among the crowd. — Ida B. Wells
  7. Conversation, like certain portions of the anatomy, always runs more smoothly when lubricated. — Marquis De Sade
  8. Eats like a little bird. — Russian Proverbs
  9. Eat as small as a cat. — Vietnamese Proverbs
  10. Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms: and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism. — Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The Most Famous Portion Quotes

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A knick-knack is a thing that sits on top of a whatnot. — Oliver Hardy

The pleasures of the table belong to all times and ages, to every country and every day; they go hand in hand with all our other pleasures, outlast them, and remain to console us for their loss. — Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Nothing is more pleasant than to see a pretty woman, her napkin well placed under her arms, one of her hands on the table, while the other carries to her mouth, the choice piece so elegantly carved. — Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Afternoon tea should be provided, fresh supplies, with thin bread-and-butter, fancy pastries, cakes, etc., being brought in as other guests arrive. — Isabella Beeton

You can never take too much care over the choice of your shoes. Too many women think that they are unimportant, but the real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet. — Christian Dior

I think jewelry can change an outfit more than anything else. Transformation, punch, individuality: One or all of the above are why you should wear jewelry. — Iris Apfel

Every housemaid expects at least once a week as much excitement as would have lasted a Jane Austen heroine throughout a whole novel. — Bertrand Russell

We’re conditioned to think that our lives revolve around great moments. But great moments often catch us unaware – beautifully wrapped in what others may consider a small one. — Kent Nerburn

It is the sky that makes the earth so lovely at sunrise, and so splendid at sunset. In the one it breathes over the earth the crystal-like ether, in the other the liquid gold. — Thomas Cole

Every person is able to add beauty, whether by growing flowers, or singing, or cooking luscious meals, or raising sweet pets. Every part of life can be art. — Cynthia Rylant

Food Portion Quotes

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The portion of some is to have their afflictions by drops, now one drop and then another; but the dregs of the cup, the wine of astonishment, like a sweeping rain that leaveth no food, did the Lord prepare to be my portion. — Mary Rowlandson

Russia will occupy most of the good food lands of central Europe while we have the industrial portions. We must find some way of persuading Russia to play ball. — Henry L. Stimson

The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small. — Woody Allen

Portion quote The greatest gift you can give to someone is your time. Because when you give yo
The greatest gift you can give to someone is your time. Because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back.

After praying, and before eating anything, it is a good custom for everyone to feed one another a small portion of the food. This will help to cultivate mutual love and affection among the family members. — Mata Amritanandamayi

Some breakfast food manufacturer hit upon the simple notion of emptying out the leavings of carthorse nose bags, adding a few other things like unconsumed portions of chicken layer's mash, and the sweepings of racing stables, packing the mixture in little bags and selling them in health food shops. — Frank Muir

Since the foods Americans consume are so calorie-rich, we have all been trying to diet by eating smaller portions of low-nutrient foods. We not only have to suffer hunger but also wind up with perverted cravings because we are nutrient-deficient to boot. — Joel Fuhrman

Portion quote If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equ
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.

It is going to have healthy food and exercise mixed together. With smaller portions, and more exercise, you live a better life. — Wolfgang Puck

Bistro cooking is good, traditional food, earnestly made and honestly displayed. It is earthy, provincial, or bourgeois; as befits that kind of food, it is served in ample portions. — David Liederman

Some breakfast food manufacturer hit upon the simple notion of emptying out the leavings of carthorse nose bags, adding a few other things like unconsumed portions of chicken layer's mash, and the sweepings of racing stables, packing the mixture in little bags and selling them in health food shops. — Frank Muir

I basically eat a lot of proteins, and I've been eating smaller portions of food. I try to eat all locally raised and organic produce. — Norman Reedus

Portion Size Quotes

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We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu. We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity. And we can help create a culture - imagine this - where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them. — Michelle Obama

If eating out, order your meal and ask the server to wrap up half of the portion to take home with your for the next day, keeping your portion size in check, and stretching your dollar into two meals. — Cat Cora

At home, I make a large batch of tomato sauce and freeze it in meal-size portions in freezer bags. — Joe Bastianich

Portion quote When i give you my time, I'm giving you a portion of my life that I will never g
When i give you my time, I'm giving you a portion of my life that I will never get back. So please don't waste it.

Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful, for looking at it takes so small a portion of time that the impression of it will be confused. Nor can any very large one, for a whole view of it cannot be had at once, and so there will be no unity and completeness. — Aristotle

Of many large volumes the index is the best portion and the usefullest. A glance through the casement gives whatever knowledge of the interior is needful. An epitome is only a book shortened; and as a general rule, the worth increases as the size lessens. — Robert Aris Willmott

For 40 years, my formula has been to love yourself, move your body and to watch portion size. But the No. 1 thing is to love and value yourself, no matter what you've been through. — Richard Simmons

The Vietnam war was fought over portion size. — Jon Stewart

If we try to hold on to our partial glimpses of the divine, we cut it down to our own size and close our minds. Like it or nor, our human experience of anything or anybody is always incomplete: there is usually something that eludes us, some portion of experience that evades our grasp. — Karen Armstrong

The 3-hour Diet is absolutely safe - in fact it's not a diet, it's a lifestyle! Once you reach your goal weight, you just adjust the portion sizes slightly to maintain that optimal weight. — Jorge Cruise

Love Potion Quotes

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HARRY DRESDEN—WIZARD Lost Items Found. Paranormal Investigations. Consulting. Advice. Reasonable Rates. No Love Potions, Endless Purses, Parties, or Other Entertainment — Jim Butcher

There is no greater love potion than regular coffee, brewed his own. When a man tries it, he was not going anywhere. — Sophia Loren

There is but one genuine love potion - consideration. — Menander

Pills n potions.. We're overdosin.. I'm angry but I still love you — Nicki Minaj

Tequila?" I asked him, skeptically. "Are you sure on that one? I thought the base for a love potion was supposed to be champagne." "Champagne, tequila, what's the difference, so long as it'll lower her inhibitions?" Bob said. "Uh. I'm thinking it's going to get us a, um, sleazier result. — Jim Butcher

True love is not a potion one person can swallow and another refuse to drink. It happens only when the souls of two join together to form one — P. C. Cast

Love potions? For Will Herondale? T’aint my way to turn down payment, but any man who looks like you has got no need of love potions, and that’s a fact. — Cassandra Clare

Snape was looking as though the first person to ask him for a Love Potion would be force-fed poison. — J. K. Rowling

The search for one's first professional job is not unlike a magical love potion: when one wants to fall in love with the next thing one sees, one generally does. — Sloane Crosley

People have been looking for love potions since hunter-gatherer societies. — Helen Fisher

Portion Control Quotes

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Dieting by portion control doesnt work because one is constantly fighting addictive drives. — Joel Fuhrman

It starts with your diet and then to your exercise... you have to make the right decisions as a consumer and learn about carbs and proteins as well as watching your portion control, and from there you have to stay active as much as possible. — Apolo Ohno

Changing my diet was the big thing. I had to learn correct portion control. . . . I eat an egg-white omelet for breakfast, shrimp and veggies for lunch, and chicken with asparagus for dinner. — Lauren Alaina

In the wake of Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, where she was the architect of the Obama administration's foreign policy, we see entire portions of the world, particularly the wider Middle East, literally spinning out of control. — Tim Kaine

It's all about portion control. Grilled fish, a small amount of wild rice and vegetables is a good meal. — Elizabeth Hurley

I think it's really important to have portion control. I don't believe in losing weight quickly. — Billie Jean King

I learn with great concern that [one] portion of our frontier so interesting, so important, and so exposed, should be so entirely unprovided with common fire-arms. I did not suppose any part of the United States so destitute of what is considered as among the first necessaries of a farm-house. — Thomas Jefferson

Proportion Quotes

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As a guiding principle, life shrinks and life expands in direct proportion to your willingness to assume risk. — Casey Neistat

One is only happy in proportion as he makes others feel happy and only useful as he contributes his influences for the finer callings in life. — Milton S. Hershey

Power is tolerable only on condition that it mask a substantial part of itself. Its success is proportional to its ability to hide its own mechanisms. — Michel Foucault

A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture, designed to enhance the proportions of the female body. — Christian Dior

I should estimate that in my experience most troubles and most possibilities for improvement add up to the proportions something like this: 94% belongs to the system responsibility of management 6% special — W. Edwards Deming

I have my mantra about silhouette, proportion, and fit. I believe that when they are in harmony and balance, you’ll look great in anything. — Tim Gunn

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence. — Tom Landry

A wise man, therefore, proportions his belief to the evidence. — David

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Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. — Anais Nin

A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant and flower of light. In small proportions we just beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be. — Ben Jonson

Percentage Quotes

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No other country in the world imprisons so many of its racial or ethnic minorities. The United States imprisons a larger percentage of its black population than South Africa did at the height of apartheid — Michelle Alexander

We've got a great percentage of our population that, to our great shame, either cannot or, equally unfortunate, will not read. And that portion of our public is growing. Those people are suckers for the demagogue. — Walter Cronkite

A surprisingly high percentage of negotiations hinge on something outside dollars and cents, often having more to do with self-esteem, status, and other non-financial needs. — Chris Voss

Enlightenment is the space between your thoughts. It isn’t this thing you achieve after 30 years of sitting in a corner meditating. It’s something you can achieve moment to moment and you can be a certain percentage enlightened every single day. — Naval Ravikant

Actually, if my business was legitimate, I would deduct a substantial percentage for depreciation of my body. — Xaviera Hollander

Casualties many; Percentage of dead not known; Combat efficiency; we are winning. — David M. Shoup

Remember: 65, 85, 95, 100 percent. Decreasing raises and ending on non-round numbers will get your counterpart to believe that he’s squeezing you for all you’re worth when you’re really getting to the number you want. — Chris Voss

I am not making spiteful assertions now but merely stating the facts-that, for instance, among Hungarian generals there is such a considerable percentage of men of German origin, who of course had, in most cases, to alter their names if they wanted to get anywhere. — Heinrich Himmler

It's common knowledge that a large percentage of Wall Street brokers use astrology. — Donald T. Regan

Considerable research on successful soccer players and their developmental history, affirms that a good percentage of them have spent time in isolation, working on soccer skills. — Pele

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Also a portion of my sales go directly to Greenpeace. — Rick Danko

Is not the festive season when families and friends exchange gifts in memory of The Gift laid on the altar of the world for the redemption of the human race, the most appropriate time to consecrate a portion from abounding riches and scant poverty to send forth the good tidings of great joy into all the earth? — Lottie Moon

There never has yet existed a wealthy and civilized society in which one portion of the community did not, in point of fact, live on the labor of the other. — John C. Calhoun

Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts. — Mary Pipher

Just because something isn't a lie does not mean that it isn't deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction. — Criss Jami

All other things have a portion of everything, but Mind is infinite and self-ruled, and is mixed with nothing but is all alone by itself. — Anaxagoras

God is our portion, Christ our companion, the Spirit our Comforter, Earth our lodge, and Heaven is our home. — Charles Spurgeon

I think they've got control of it, there's no question about it. But their idea of control is to bring in as many people as they possibly can, as quickly as possible, from anywhere in the world, frankly. But preferably from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and some, some portions of Asia, but not many. — Douglas Macgregor

We know that the white man does not understand our ways. One portion of land is the same to him as the next, for he is a stranger who comes in the night and takes from the land whatever he needs. The earth is not his brother, but his enemy, and when he has conquered it, he moves on. — Chief Seattle

Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise. — Victor Hugo

A plan to spend a huge portion of your wealth during the last few weeks of life makes no sense. It’s totally irrational. — Bill Perkins

If you are not learning while you’re earning, you are cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation. — Napoleon Hill

The roaring of lions, the howling of wolves, the raging of the stormy sea, and the destructive sword, are portions of eternity, too great for the eye of man. — William Blake

The true harvest of my life is intangible - a little star dust caught, a portion of the rainbow I have clutched. — Henry David Thoreau

It is an immeasurable tragedy to spend a sizeable portion of one's waking hours doing a job that does not excite you nor infuse you with a sense of purpose. — Gad Saad

I am not greedy. I do not seek to possess the major portion of your days. I am content if, on those rare occasions whose truth can be stated only by poetry, you will, perhaps, recall an image, even only the aura of my films. — Maya Deren

Etiquette is the ceremonial code of polite life, more voluminous and minute in each portion of society according to its rank. — John Ramsay McCulloch

We must accept all of Gods will for us, not just those portions that happen to appeal and bring instant gratification and pleasure to us. — Rod Parsley

Foolish liberals who are trying to read the Second Amendment out of the constitution by claiming it's not an individual right or that it's too much of a safety hazard don't see the danger of the big picture. They're courting disaster by encouraging others to use this same means to eliminate portions of the Constitution they don't like. — Alan Dershowitz

Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off a portion of one’s being, but by integration of the contraries. — Carl Jung

The season for enjoying the fullness of life - partaking of the harvest, sharing the harvest with others, and reinvesting and saving portions of the harvest for yet another season of growth. — Denis Waitley

... a large portion of those who demand woman suffrage are persons who have not been trained to reason, and are chiefly guided by their generous sensibilities. — Catharine Beecher

New York, it was an adult portion. It was an adult dose. So it took a couple of trips to get into it. You just go in the first time and you get your ass kicked and you take off. As soon as it heals up, you come back and you try it again. Eventually, you fall right in love with it. — Levon Helm

Our senses enable us to perceive only a minute portion of the outside world. — Nikola Tesla

We deny the right of any portion of the species to decide for another portion what is and what is not their 'proper sphere.' The proper sphere for all human beings is the largest and highest which they are able to attain to. — Harriet Taylor Mill

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. — Robert Kennedy

You can never know everything, and part of what you know is always wrong. A portion of wisdom lies in knowing that. A portion of courage lies in going on anyway. — Robert Jordan

When our attitude towards ourselves is big, and our attitude toward others is generous and merciful, we attract big and generous portions of success. — W. Clement Stone

I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end. — Albert Schweitzer

Every time you lose you die a little bit. You die inside...a portion of you. Not all of your organs. Maybe just your liver. — George Allen

Sexual activity, and the thoughts and fantasies of sex, use up a great portion of our vital force. When that force is conserved through abstinence, it becomes sublimated as spiritual energy. — Patanjali

Our first object is... the obtaining of sovereignty, assured by international law, over a portion of the globe sufficiently large to satisfy our just requirements. — Theodor Herzl

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