104+ Best Bread Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Bread Quotes

My mom used to make everything. She had a great garden and composted and made everything from scratch – peanut butter, bread, jelly, everything. I don’t know how she did it because all those things take time and love and labour. I only do half the stuff she does – but there’s still time. — Julia Roberts

I haven’t got an ad lib for people throwing bread rolls at my hat. — Tommy Cooper

My maternal grandmother made fantastic ox tongue with velvety roasted potatoes. She cooked sweet red cabbage and lovely cauliflower with butter and bread crumbs. — Yotam Ottolenghi

In the beginning, Adam was instructed to earn the bread by the sweat of his brow – not Eve. Contrary to conventional wisdom, a mother’s place is in the home! — Ezra Taft Benson

All my humor is based on destruction and despair. If the whole world were tranquil, without disease and violence, I’d be standing in the bread line – right in back of J. Edgar Hoover. — Lenny Bruce

Walter Scott has no business to write novels, especially good ones. It is not fair. He has fame and profit enough as a poet, and should not be taking the bread out of the mouths of other people. — Jane Austen

I think the man who eats the bread of idleness is under a certain obligation to speak well of labor. — Robert Green Ingersoll

Eaten bread is forgotten. — Thomas Fuller

I, poor creature, worn out with scribbling for my bread and my liberty, low in spirits and weak in health, must leave others to wear the laurels which I have sown, others to eat the bread which I have earned. A common case. — John Adams

Cheese was the staple. Bread you brought from home. The Schnaps came later. At the end of the week when people got paid, that’s when you got your Schnaps, lots of it, five Pfennige a shot. — Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

I learn something not because I have to, but because I really want to. That’s the same view I have for performing. I’m performing because I really want to, not because I have to bring bread back home. — Yo-Yo Ma

Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord’s Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach. — Woodrow Wilson

You look how much sugar is in a typical supermarket loaf of bread: it’s a lot of sugar. It’s just become one of those sugar delivery systems in our food economy. — Michael Pollan

Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf; is better than a whole loaf. — Gilbert K. Chesterton

BLT Prime at Trump National Doral is essential after a long day on the golf course. The popover bread alone is enough to keep me coming back! — Ivanka Trump

I like reality. It tastes like bread. — Jean Anouilh

If you have extraordinary bread and extraordinary butter, it’s hard to beat bread and butter. — Jacques Pepin

The danger is not lest the soul should doubt whether there is any bread, but lest, by a lie, it should persuade itself that it is not hungry. — Simone Weil

Deliberation, n.: The act of examining one’s bread to determine which side it is buttered on. — Ambrose Bierce

The sky is the daily bread of the eyes. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is not a woman born who desires to eat the bread of dependence. — Susan B. Anthony

My sisters like cooking at my place. It has a bit more room, and the food tastes a little bit better. A big pot of spaghetti and sauce, some warm French bread – works all the time. I think I’ve been eating pasta for 26 years. — Tom Brady

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain’t lawful tender for a loaf of bread. — Josh Billings

If I survive, I will spend my whole life at the oven door seeing that no one is denied bread and, so as to give a lesson of charity, especially those who did not bring flour. — Jose Marti

The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread. — D. H. Lawrence

At my age, I don’t buy but a half a loaf of bread, you know? — Merle Haggard

You shall find out how salt is the taste of another man’s bread, and how hard is the way up and down another man’s stairs. — Dante Alighieri

My father used to always say to me that, you know, if a guy goes out to steal a loaf of bread to feed his family, they’ll give him 10 years, but a guy can do white-collar crime and steal the money of thousands and he’ll get probation and a slap on the wrist. — Jesse Ventura

A person who steals bread during a famine is not treated as a thief. — Cat Stevens

The Lord clearly defined the roles of providing for and rearing a righteous posterity. In the beginning, Adam, not Eve, was instructed to earn the bread by the sweat of his brow. — Ezra Taft Benson

Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all. — Nelson Mandela

I’ve done my share of period stuff. I’m not sure why, but people say I have a period face. The bread and butter of British TV is Jane Austen adaptations and bridges and bonnets and boats and horses. — Tom Hiddleston

I think that Napster is the greatest invention since sliced bread. Napster, to me, is liberation and freedom for artists. — KRS-One

To each other, we were as normal and nice as the smell of bread. We were just a family. In a family even exaggerations make perfect sense. — John Irving

A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou. — Omar Khayyam

If we are going to ask for our daily bread, we’ve got to take the time to receive it and eat it. God provide, but we’ve got to slow down long enough to taste and see. — Glennon Doyle Melton

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. — John Muir

Bread without flesh is a good diet, as on many botanical excursions I have proved. Tea also may easily be ignored. Just bread and water and delightful toil is all I need – not unreasonably much, yet one ought to be trained and tempered to enjoy life in these brave wilds in full independence of any particular kind of nourishment. — John Muir

Poetry is what we do to break bread with the dead. — Seamus Heaney

Man lives for science as well as bread. — William James

A wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. — Thomas Jefferson

Truly a man does not live by bread alone. A good name is still to be preferred over great riches. Especially is it to be preferred to the appearance of riches, acquired with nothing down and nothing to pay for two months. — Ezra Taft Benson

To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the making of bread. — James Baldwin

It’s hard to appreciate success in modeling, because it’s not something you feel like you’ve earned, so there is a little bit of bread of shame that comes with that. It’s like somebody giving you a puzzle that’s already put together. — Ashton Kutcher

To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread. — Charles Caleb Colton

For one country is different from another; its earth is different, as are its stones, wines, bread, meat, and everything that grows and thrives in a specific region. — Paracelsus

I have heard of Texas pioneers living without bread or anything made from the cereals for months without suffering, using the breast-meat of wild turkeys for bread. Of this kind, they had plenty in the good old days when life, though considered less safe, was fussed over the less. — John Muir

My mom fed us a lot of processed food when we were kids, like chicken fingers, grilled cheese sandwiches and quesadillas. I make those treats for my family, too, but I use organic cheeses and whole wheat bread and tortillas. — Kourtney Kardashian

Politics in America is like stale bread. It’s so yada yada that the best among us can hardly stand it. — Marianne Williamson

With five chances on each hand and one unwavering aim, no boy, however poor, need despair. There is bread and success for every youth under the American flag who has energy and ability to seize his opportunity. — Orison Swett Marden

I find campfire stories and urban legends are kind of the bread and butter that inspires a lot of people who are making horror and thriller. There is a nugget of truth behind these sort of cautionary tales. — Jordan Peele

Acorns were good until bread was found. — Francis Bacon

The American people are sheep. They’re comfortable, rich, working. It’s like the Romans, they’re happy with bread and their spectator sports. The Super Bowl means more to them than any right. — Jack Kevorkian

The Lord only knows how many times I let my children go hungry rather than take secretly the bread I liked not to ask for. — Sojourner Truth

The difference between a bland tomato and great one is immense, much like the difference between a standard, sliced white bread and a crusty, aromatic sourdough. — Yotam Ottolenghi

Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep. — Le Corbusier

In 1974 when I was 22 years old, I was working for $95 a week at WSPB, which was an Atlanta Braves-affiliated AM radio station in Sarasota, Florida. Fresh out of Northwestern University, I was the news director at the station, and my main bread and butter was to handle updates during the morning and afternoon drive times. — Craig Sager

You know how Oprah has her moment about bread? Mine’s about boots. You could wear it to a meeting at work. You could wear it to a date.You could wear it to a wedding with a suit. — Tan France

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. — Anatole France

I like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. In a dream world, the bread is super soft, like the Wonder Bread of my childhood, and the sandwich will have crunchy peanut butter, strawberry jam, and a cup of cold milk to go with it. — Shaun King

Truth is, I think, if God just gave us our daily bread, many of us would be angry. ‘That’s all you’re going to give me? You’re just going to give me enough to sustain me for today? What about tomorrow or next year or 10, 20, 30 years from now? I want to know that I’m set up.’ And yet Jesus says just pray for your daily provisions. — Francis Chan

Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water. — Anatole France

I don’t eat a ton of pasta or bread. But I eat dessert almost every night, and I drink. You need a bit of balance, and I’ve found mine. — Misty Copeland

He who tampers with the currency robs labor of its bread. — Daniel Webster

I could live on challah bread, the Jewish kosher bread, quite happily. — Dan Aykroyd

Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new. — Ursula K. Le Guin

When I first started, they were trying to get me into sitcoms – I think because I had that kind of Wonder Bread look and my hair always went into place. I kept saying, ‘I’m not good at sitcoms. I don’t know how to do that.’ — Brad Pitt

My mother was born in your state, Mr. Walter, and my mother was a Quaker, and my ancestors in the time of Washington baked bread for George Washington’s troops when they crossed the Delaware, and my own father was a slave. — Paul Robeson

I’ve spoken in every state in the union, meeting and hugging the people who later bought my books. I spoke to anybody who wanted to hear me, including 1,000 nuns who could pay me only with homemade bread. — Leo Buscaglia

We light the oven so that everyone may bake bread in it. — Jose Marti

Here is bread, which strengthens man’s heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life. — Matthew Henry

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. — Mahatma Gandhi

Every time I go into a tournament, I’m strictly on my own. I know I’m playing for my bread and butter. — Charlie Sifford

Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God. — Jesus Christ

I didn’t just freestyle it. At the end, it’s about bread. — Kodak Black

I can’t play anywhere near like I used to, and I was a hot drummer. It doesn’t bother me, because frankly, if you get to that point where you can’t hold a drumstick properly, there are many other things in life which are far more important, like cutting a loaf of bread or a piece of cheese. — Phil Collins

Polenta is to northern Italy what bread is to Tuscany, what pasta is to Emilia-Romagna and what rice is to the Veneto: easy to make, hungry to absorb other flavours, and hugely versatile. — Yotam Ottolenghi

Men might as well be imprisoned, as excluded from the means of earning their bread. — John Stuart Mill

In the Lord’s Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach. — Woodrow Wilson

I came into music just because I wanted the bread. It’s true. I looked around and this seemed like the only way I was going to get the kind of bread I wanted. — Mick Jagger

String theory envisions a multiverse in which our universe is one slice of bread in a big cosmic loaf. The other slices would be displaced from ours in some extra dimension of space. — Brian Greene

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. — Viktor E. Frankl

Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter. — James A. Garfield

The opportunities of America opened out to me the public schools. They carried me to the professional training of an American university. I began by working with my own hands for my daily bread. — Herbert Hoover

Was I always going to be here? No I was not. I was going to be homeless at one time, a taxi driver, truck driver, or any kind of job that would get me a crust of bread. You never know what’s going to happen. — Morgan Freeman

Anytime a person goes into a delicatessen and orders a pastrami on white bread, somewhere a Jew dies. — Milton Berle

I’m afraid for all those who’ll have the bread snatched from their mouths by these machines. What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them! — Henrik Ibsen

It is just as important to set apart time for the development of our aesthetic faculties as for cultivating the money-getting instinct. A man cannot live by bread alone. His higher life demands an impalpable food. — Orison Swett Marden

People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned. — James Baldwin

To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death. — Pearl S. Buck

I cast my bread on the waters long ago. Now it’s time for you to send it back to me – toasted and buttered on both sides. — Jesse Jackson

I never thought that I would become a staple in the Australian cultural diet. The equivalent of bread or milk, or a fine old Tasmanian Mauve Vein. I think it’s because I talk about things that people dare not mention. I don’t mean raunchy things or unsavoury things. I call a spade a spade – I discuss things in a realistic manner. — Barry Humphries

The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. — Anatole France

For it is we who must pray for our daily bread, and if He grants it to us, it is only through our labour, our skill and preparation. — Paracelsus

Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead. — W. H. Auden

Some people have a taboo about doing advertising in the States. You know, where they kind of make their bread and butter. But to me, that’s crazy. — Ice Cube

Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up. — John C. Maxwell

I was living on a loaf of bread a week. — Eddie the Eagle

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. — Mother Teresa

The art of bread making can become a consuming hobby, and no matter how often and how many kinds of bread one has made, there always seems to be something new to learn. — Julia Child

If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you. — Muhammad Ali

Montreal bagels are much better than U.S. bagels, because there’s a sweetness to the dough, and there’s a pull. New York bagels are basically bread in the shape of a bagel. — Antoni Porowski

Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords. — Robert Louis Stevenson

A Miami must-have is the trendy Panther Coffee in Wynwood. I like Alma Mexicana for the ever-popular breakfast burrito. For out-of-this-world Cuban food, the Cubano at Little Bread Cuban Sandwich Co. will satisfy your craving. My friends all love Shorty’s Bar-B-Q for the mouth-watering corn on the cob and BBQ, of course. — Ivanka Trump

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