quote by George R. R. Martin

For the night is dark and full of terrors.

— George R. R. Martin

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The turnip is a capricious vegetable, which seems reluctant to show itself at its best.

I eat only white foods: eggs, sugar, grated bones, the fat of dead animals;

veal, salt, coconut, chicken cooked in white water; fruit mold, rice, turnips; camphorated sausage, dough, cheese (white), cotton salad, and certain fish (skinless).

If there were only turnips and potatoes in the world, someone would complain that plants grow the wrong way.

I was the fattest baby in Clark County, Arkansas.

They put me in the newspaper. It was like a prize turnip.

He tapped my chest. 'Happy is here.' He tapped his own chest. 'Here.' I looked down past my chin. 'Inside?' 'Inside.' It was getting crowded in there. First angel. Now happy. It seemed there was more to me than cabbage and turnips.

A lot of chefs don't have a natural sense of economy.

I was with one guy the other day and I had to show him how to peel a turnip, because the way he was peeling turnips, he was throwing half of it in the garbage. It's not about being cheap. It's about being proper.

Cuisine has become too complicated - this is about subject, verb, adjective: duck, turnips, sauce.

Alongside getting faith out of a heart that is utterly hostile and unbelieving, making a silk purse out of a sow's ear or getting blood from a turnip is child's play.

....try the mustard, - a man can't know what turnips are in perfection without mustard.

Women. You'll interpret anything as love. You see a man wearing an idiotic expression, and you assume he's been struck by Cupid's arrow when in reality, he's digesting a bad turnip.

To him who is stinted of food a boiled turnip will relish like a roast fowl.

With me, you never know what is going to happen

You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

Pyp had stabbed a turnip with his knife.

"The night is dark and full of turnips," he announced in a solemn voice. "Let us all pray for venison, my children, with some onions and a bit of tasty gravy.

If there were only turnips and potatoes in the world, someone would complain that plants grow the wrong way.

Sweeping from butcher's stalls, dung, guts, and blood, Drown'd puppies, stinking sprats, all drench'd in mud, Dead cats, and turnip-tops, come tumbling down the flood.

In German, a young lady has no sex, but a turnip has

I never complained of the vicissitudes of fortune, nor suffered my face to be overcast at the revolution of the heavens, except once, when my feet were bare, and I had not the means of obtaining shoes. I came to the chief of Kfah in a state of much dejection, and saw there a man who had no feet. I returned thanks to God and acknowledged his mercies, and endured my want of shoes with patience, and exclaimed, Roast fowl to him thats sated will seem less Upon the board than leaves of garden cress. While, in the sight of helpless poverty, Boiled turnip will a roasted pullet be.

The swift December dusk had come tumbling clownishly after its dull day and, as he stared through the dull square of the window of the schoolroom, he felt his belly crave for its food. He hoped there would be stew for dinner, turnips and carrots and bruised potatoes and fat mutton pieces to be ladled out in thick peppered flourfattened sauce. Stuff it into you, his belly counselled him.

If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, 'Tis proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father.

I suppose the implication of that is the president and the vice president and myself and Colin Powell just fell off a turnip truck to take these jobs.

From fried witchetty grubs to gold-plated turnips, when you're a writer you never know what's going to appear on your plate next. It keeps a woman alert, it does.

Draw things that have some meaning to you.

An apple, what does it mean? The object drawn doesn't matter so much. It's what you feel about it, what it means to you. A masterpiece could be made of a dish of turnips.

I love root vegetables: carrots, parsnips, and turnips.

Mr Earbrass stands on the terrace at twilight.

It is bleak; it is cold; and the virtue has gone out of everything. Words drift through his mind: anguish turnips conjunctions illness defeat string parties no parties urns desuetude disaffection claws loss Trebizond napkins shame stones distance fever Antipodes mush glaciers incoherence labels miasma amputation tides deceit mourning elsewards.

There's no getting blood out of a turnip.

Every man is a hero if he strives more for others than for himself alone.

I look like a turnip with hair in the morning!

I was raised almost entirely on turnips and potatoes, but I think that the turnips had more to do with the effect than the potatoes.

[There is] one distinctly human thing - the story.

There can be as good science about a turnip as about a man. ... [Or philosophy, or theology] ...There can be, without any question at all, as good higher mathematics about a turnip as about a man. But I do not think, though I speak in a manner somewhat tentative, that there could be as good a novel written about a turnip as a man.

They were frightening enough, but Tessa could not help but feel that if Will were there, he would have commented that they looked like turnips, and perhaps made up a song about it.

The only really sane person in there is Igor, and possibly the turnip.

And I'm not sure about the turnip.

I still wanna know who to sue to get my store fixed.

(Bubba) I’m a turnip. Sue the rich kid who started it. (Nick)

These Atlantikoinonia. They’re human? (Acheron) What else would they be? Turnips? (Tory)

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