86 Stew Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of stew quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about don't stew.

The Most Famous Stew Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning. — John Barrymore

Soup is cuisine's kindest course. It breathes reassurance; it steams consolation; after a weary day it promotes sociability, as the five o'clock cup of tea or the cocktail hour. — Louis Pullig De Gouy

Soup puts the heart at ease, calms down the violence of hunger, eliminates the tension of the day, and awakens and refines the appetite. — Auguste Escoffier

The winter evening settles down With smell of steaks in passageways. — T. S. Eliot

A home is a place where a pot of fresh soup simmers gently on the hob, filling the kitchen with soft aromas . . . and filling your heart, and later your tummy, with joy. — Keith Floyd

I cook mostly vegetarian vegetable and bean stews. Quinoa salads. I make my mother-in-law's recipe for chicken and barley stew all the time. — Gail Simmons

Of all the items on the menu, soup is that which exacts the most delicate perfection and the strictest attention. — Auguste Escoffier

Sometimes sushi is just superb, and other times there's nothing like a great big steak. It depends where your taste buds are at the time. — Francesca Annis

I eat steak primarily. That's pretty much what my diet consists of. Sometimes I supplement that with other steaks. — Jocko Willink

Let me be the first to tell you, drinking alcohol is the worst thing to do in cold weather. Hot soup is the best because the process of digesting food helps to warm you up. — Morgan Freeman

Short Stew Quotes

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  • Oh East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet. — Rudyard Kipling
  • Your heart keeps jumping like a kangaroo, floating like an onion in a bowl of stew. — Fabian
  • Well, art is art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. — Groucho Marx
  • Information appears to stew out of me naturally, like the precious otter of roses out of the otter. — Mark Twain
  • Life is like a stew, you have to stir it frequently, or all the scum rises to the top. — Tom Robbins
  • If we don't manage this resource, we will be left with a diet of jellyfish and plankton stew. — Daniel Pauly
  • Fish sticks and beef stew that millions of children love to hate. — Marian Burros
  • Gravitas is the soup bone in the stew of television news. — Stephen Colbert
  • Let them stew in their own grease (or juice). — Otto von Bismarck
  • Stew's so comforting on a rainy day. — Dodie Smith

Beef Stew Quotes

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I'd love to give my girls a traditional Thanksgiving with turkey and all that jazz, but we've raised them to love Tuscan food so much that they don't care for it. My favorite is a nice polenta with beef stew and broccoli rabe on the side. — Debi Mazar

Talk of joy: there may be things better than beef stew and baked potatoes and home-made bread -- there may be. — Ray Stannard Baker [David Grayson]

Talk of joy: there may be things better than beef stew and baked potatoes and home-made bread - there may be. — David Grayson

I want Books and Babies and Beef stews. — Sylvia Plath

Don't Stew Quotes

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Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top. — Edward Abbey

If things start happening, don't worry, don't stew, just go right along and you'll start happening too. — Dr. Seuss

Don't grumble! Don't stew! Some critters are much-much, Oh, ever so much-much So muchly much-much more unlucky than you! — Dr. Seuss

Out there things can happen, and frequently do, To people as brainy and footsy as you. And when things start to happen, don't worry, don't stew. Just go right along, you'll start happening too! — Dr. Seuss

Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how. If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too. — Dr. Seuss

It seems that one moment I was this little kid only caring about animals and flowers and stuff, and then the next minute I was this raging stew of hormones. I don't know if you've ever been a raging stew of anything, but I wouldn't particularly recommend it. — Julie Burchill

Go and do, don't sit and stew. — John Bytheway

Arrested Development Quotes

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To me it seems certain that the fatalistic teachings of Muhammad and the utter degradation of women is the outstanding cause for the arrested development of the Arab. He is exactly as he was around the year 700, while we have kept on developing. — George S. Patton

A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention. — Aldous Huxley

I've always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development. — Alice Roosevelt Longworth

No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith. — Winston Churchill

To regret one’s own experiences is to arrest one’s own development. To deny one’s own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one’s own life. It is no less than a denial of the soul. — Oscar Wilde

LEXICOGRAPHER, n. A pestilent fellow who, under the pretense of recording some particular stage in the development of a language, does what he can to arrest its growth, stiffen its flexibility and mechanize its methods. — Ambrose Bierce

Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly. — Andre Gide

Anthropocentrism, regarding human kind as the very center and pinnacle of existence, is a disease of arrested development. — Michael Fox

The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man's moral nature. — Thorstein Veblen

You might be tempted to avoid the messiness of daily living for the tranquility of stillness and peacefulness. This of course would be an attachment to stillness, and like any strong attachment, it leads to delusion. It arrests development and short-circuits the cultivation of wisdom. — Jon Kabat-Zinn

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More Stew Quotes

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Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know. — Groucho Marx

...Humans were the only creatures in the world that ate their food cooked. You'd never find a Gorilla frying up some bananas for dinner or a lion charcoal-broiling a zebra steak. Cats don't often run to the oven with a mouse or bird they've captured, and a dog wouldn't naturally prepare its rabbit dinner in a stew. — Dick Gregory

because wherever I sat—on the deck of a ship or at a street café in Paris or Bangkok—I would be sitting under the same glass bell jar, stewing in my own sour air. — Sylvia Plath

My God, what a clumsy olla putrida James Joyce is! Nothing but old fags and cabbage stumps of quotations from the Bible and the rest, stewed in the juice of deliberate, journalistic dirty-mindedness—what old and hard-worked staleness, masquerading as the all-new! — D. H. Lawrence

I am more modest now, but I still think that one of the pleasantest of all emotions is to know that I, I with my brain and my hands, have nourished my beloved few, that I have concocted a stew or a story, a rarity or a plain dish, to sustain them truly against the hungers of the world. — M. F. K. Fisher

I travel the world, and I'm happy to say that America is still the great melting pot - maybe a chunky stew rather than a melting pot at this point, but you know what I mean. — Philip Glass

Get over it - If you have a bad workout or run a bad race, allow yourself exactly 1 hour to stew about it-then move on. — Steve Scott

A monster lies in wait in me,a stew of wounds and misery.But fiercer still in life and limb,the me that lies in wait in him — Clive Barker

Kids are without a doubt the most suspicious diners in the world. They will eat mud (raw or baked) rocks, paste, crayons, ball-point pens, moving goldfish, cigarette butts, and cat food. Try to coax a little beef stew into their mouths and they look at you like a puppy when you stand over him with the Sunday paper rolled up. — Erma Bombeck

If you take cranberries and stew them like apple sauce, it tastes much more like prunes than rhubarb does. — Groucho Marx

The universe is simmering down, like a giant stew left to cook for four billion years. Sooner or later we won’t be able to tell the carrots from the onions. — Arthur Bloch

Intemperance is a dangerous companion. It throws many people off their guard, betrays them to a great many indecencies, to ruinous passions, to disadvantages in fortune; makes them discover secrets, drive foolish bargains, engage in play, and often to stagger from the tavern to the stews. — Jeremy Collier

When I was alone, I lived on eggplant, the stove top cook's strongest ally. I fried it and stewed it, and ate it crisp and sludgy, hot and cold. It was cheap and filling and was delicious in all manner of strange combinations. If any was left over, I ate it cold the next day on bread. — Laurie Colwin

I'm Irish, so I'm used to odd stews. I can take it. Just throw a lot of carrots and onions in there and I'll call it dinner. — Liam Neeson

This is not that, and that is certainly not this, and at the same time an oyster stew is not stewed, and although they are made of the same things and even cooked almost the same way, an oyster soup should never be called a stew, nor stew soup. — M. F. K. Fisher

Reading any collection of a man's quotations is like eating the ingredients that go into a stew instead of cooking them together in the pot. You eat all the carrots, then all the potatoes, then the meat. You won't go away hungry, but it's not quite satisfying. Only a biography, or autobiography, gives you the hot meal. — Christopher Buckley

Or you can broil the meat, fry the onions, stew the garlic in the red wine...and ask me to supper. I'll not care, really, even if your nose is a little shiny, so long as you are self-possessed and sure that wolf or no wolf, your mind is your own and your heart is another's and therefore in the right place. — M. F. K. Fisher

Those who have hurt you in the past cannot continue to hurt you now unless you hold on to the pain through resentment. — Rick Warren

Never try to understand the students. They hate it. They would much rather be tragically misunderstood, wallow in self-pity, stew in their own —” “That’s enough, Phineas,” said Dumbledore. — J. K. Rowling

I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child, well nursed, is at a year old, a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled; and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or a ragout. — Jonathan Swift

Danger is to adventure what garlic is to spaghetti sauce. Without it, you just end up with stewed tomatoes. — Tom Robbins

The Pigtronix Envelope Phaser pedal is a definite 'must have' for your Funk recipe cookbook......it adds definite Funkaliciousness to your WOO stew. — Bernie Worrell

My favorite healthy foods are Jamaican chicken soup, Jamaican chicken stew peas, Jamaican brown stew chicken, plantains and banana chips. — Sanya Richards-Ross

I didn't have to audition. That's common, but it had never happened to me before. Normally, I hate auditioning. I need to stew and think... let the character develop and grow inside me. — Casey Affleck

When it came to political power, blacks need not apply. Add to this steaming stew the growing tensions over the Vietnam War and the movement for civil rights, and you had plenty of elements to fire the imagination of a novice journalist. — Andrea Mitchell

The renewed use of lobotomy today is particularly applicable to women: Because they do routine things, it is possible to take away their spirit of revolt, of debate, of criticism, and still leave them perfectly capable of making stews or washing dishes. It's terrible, this tendency to consider women something dangerous to society. — Simone de Beauvoir

I stew all night in my own grease. — Nathaniel Cotton

When you have kids, there's a tendency to put the marriage stew on the back burner and give it a quick stir now and then. But it's important to remember why you had children with this person. — Allison Pearson

There is something about very cold weather that gives one an enormous appetite. Most of us find ourselves beginning to crave rich steaming stews and hot apple pies and all kinds of delicious warming dishes; and because we are all a great deal luckier than we realize, we usually get what we want—or near enough. — Roald Dahl

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