104+ Best Pie Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Pie is a type of food made with meat, vegetables, or fruit covered in pastry and baked. Profoundly inspirational pie quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Pie Quotes

If I were a capitalist I would not give my employees health insurance with no deductible, which I do, including dental, and paid pregnancy leave. That’s not called capitalism, that’s called being a Christian and someone who believes in democracy, so that everyone should get a fair slice of the pie. — Michael Moore

I don’t enjoy eating humble pie; it never tastes good. But I do appreciate it when it happens. — Simon Sinek

The man for me is the cherry on the pie. But I’m the pie and my pie is good all by itself. Even if I don’t have a cherry. — Halle Berry

I love eating at my dad’s pub, the Queens Arms in Kilburn. It does a traditional Albanian spinach pie. — Rita Ora

We’re quite volatile as individuals, but that doesn’t work exponentially when we are together. Relationships are about eating humble pie. — Guy Ritchie

You shouldn’t go around the world behaving ruthlessly when you don’t have to. Sometimes you do have to. There is only so much pie to go around. If you’re going to take more than your fair share of pie, as socialists would look at it, then someone else is not getting his. That means you’ve got to take it away from them. — Felix Dennis

When I look at a pie chart, I just go numb. — Aaron Koblin

I was using computers for music in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, and people didn’t get it. They thought you should only use computers for your taxes and making pie charts. — Buffy Sainte-Marie

Positive thinking is so firmly enshrined in our culture that knocking it is a little like attacking motherhood or apple pie. — Srikumar Rao

There is this myth, that America is a melting pot, but what happens in assimilation is that we end up deliberately choosing the American things – hot dogs and apple pie – and ignoring the Chinese offerings. — Amy Tan

A lot of times I’ll see guys who are nowhere near the level of the board they’re riding. They might love surfing and love how it looks, but you really have to work your way up. It takes eating a little humble pie at first, and stepping back to equipment that might be a bit slow, but do it. — Kelly Slater

Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It’s about making life more fair for women everywhere. It’s not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It’s about baking a new pie. — Gloria Steinem

If you’re more interested in looking like a hipster, a jazz musician, or a young hunk, I’d recommend the pork pie. It has a narrow brim and a flat top. — Roger Stone

‘Rather than fighting over a piece of the pie, can we grow the pie?’ is really our model. — Peggy Johnson

Everyone has a favourite cake, pastry, pudding or pie from when they were kids. — Paul Hollywood

By growing up in Alabama, I had a melting pot of the whole pie: R&B, gospel, country. — Lionel Richie

I love the warmth of apple pie. — Christina Tosi

I have now been married to my third husband for more than 20 years. But when you’ve had children with someone you’re divorced from, divorce defines everything; it’s the lurking fact, a slice of anger in the pie of your brain. — Nora Ephron

Doing projects really gives people self-confidence. Nothing is better than taking the pie out of the oven. What it does for you personally, and for your family’s idea of you, is something you can’t buy. — Martha Stewart

I formed Humble Pie when I was only 18. We were one of the first ‘supergroups,’ with Steve Marriott of The Small Faces on guitar and Greg Ridley of Spooky Tooth on bass. With Humble Pie, I tasted American success for the first time. — Peter Frampton

You can’t imagine what satisfaction can be gotten from throwing a pie into someone’s face. — Emma Thompson

There’s something that happens with the collection of a large amount of data when it’s dumped into an Excel spreadsheet or put into a pie chart. You run the risk of completely missing what it’s about. — Aaron Koblin

I’m very lucky because I can say to my wife, ‘Is there any chance we can have shepherd’s pie or this or that tonight,’ and she does it very well – especially as I don’t always want to cook! — Gino D’Acampo

Don’t get fancy. Have you cooked an apple pie? You don’t know what you did wrong? Do this: Take two or three apples. Put them on a table. Study them. — Paul Prudhomme

I got a fan letter on the back of a prison menu. And I remember thinking, ‘Well, they get pie. It’s not so bad. They get pie on the weekends.’ I want to say blueberry and also a Boston cream pie. Not so bad. — Tina Fey

Of emotions, of love, of breakup, of love and hate and death and dying, mama, apple pie, and the whole thing. It covers a lot of territory, country music does. — Johnny Cash

Never say ‘no’ to pie. No matter what, wherever you are, diet-wise or whatever, you know what? You can always have a small piece of pie, and I like pie. I don’t know anybody who doesn’t like pie. If somebody doesn’t like pie, I don’t trust them. I’ll bet you Vladimir Putin doesn’t like pie. — Al Roker

Ever since the first ‘American Pie,’ I’ve always been happy to just have an opportunity, I just didn’t think it was going to be with comedies. Now I really like it. — Seann William Scott

I definitely had to be talked into ‘American Pie: Reunion.’ I was hesitant because I’m on a show, and I felt, ‘I’m happy. I’ve got my family.’ But then I met the directors, who also wrote it, and once I read the script, I was like, ‘OK, sign me up.’ — Alyson Hannigan

By the mid-1950s, more than a third of all America workers in the private sector were unionized. And the unions demanded and received a fair slice of the American pie. — Robert Reich

I think there should be laughs in everything. Sometimes, it’s a slammed door, a pie in the face or just a recognition of our frailties. — Alan Rickman

I was only a teenager when I played with the Herd and Humble Pie, and I was still in my early twenties when ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’ came out. That was an immense amount of work in a relatively short period of time. I needed to stop for a while and grow up, but I didn’t do that. — Peter Frampton

Negotiations over a shrinking pie are especially difficult because they require an allocation of losses. People tend to be much more easygoing when they bargain over an expanding pie. — Daniel Kahneman

In my darkest moments, I have not eaten an entire pie, but I have turned to other baked goods to find solace. — David Lowery

There were a couple of things I needed to do while I was in New York. One was to have a pizza pie, one was to get a tattoo… and the other was to get a Yankees hat. — Ed Sheeran

Pessimism is as American as apple pie – frozen apple pie with a slice of processed cheese. — George Will

The Ku Klux Klan is as American as baseball, apple pie and Chevrolet. — Daryl Davis

Writing is like walking in a deserted street. Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie. — John le Carre

If you’re going to have a piece of pie, have it. I love pecan pie – but it won’t be with ice cream; it won’t be with whipped cream. — David Kirsch

So the pie isn’t perfect? Cut it into wedges. Stay in control, and never panic. — Martha Stewart

I did, although I didn’t read from page 1 to page 187 but I read chunks of it. I did a little bit of science when I was in the university so I was able to understand the graphs and pie charts and stuff like that. It was extremely dry. — Liam Neeson

You must pre-bake the bottom crust of a custard pie, but this is a tricky step in the pie-making process. Without the presence of filling the crust can slump down into the plate as it bakes, necessitating pie weights to help keep its shape. Then, once you remove the weights to blind bake the crust, the bottom puffs. — Claire Saffitz

I have a soft spot for ‘Wind of Change’ because it was my first one, and it was a departure from Humble Pie – very much so. It showed me the spectrum of what I could do. — Peter Frampton

Despite the obvious damage now visible in the entropic desolation of every American home town, Wal-Mart managed to install itself in the pantheon of American Dream icons, along with apple pie, motherhood, and Coca Cola. — James Howard Kunstler

Custard is controversial: what makes it a custard, how best to cook it and, crucially, is it to be eaten or put in a pie and thrown? — Yotam Ottolenghi

The future… seems to me no unified dream but a mince pie, long in the baking, never quite done. — Edward Young

Waving the flag at the 1976 Olympics wasn’t my idea. It was too much apple pie and ice cream. Not that I don’t love my country, but I felt it was my victory up there, I put all the time into it. — Caitlyn Jenner

I don’t want to spend my life not having good food going into my pie hole. That hole was made for pies. — Paula Deen

People are afraid, and when people are afraid, when their pie is shrinking, they look for somebody to hate. They look for somebody to blame. And a real leader speaks to anxiety and to fear and allays those fears, assuages anxiety. — Henry Louis Gates

I love key lime pie, although it’s never made the proper way. — Paula Poundstone

My healthiest habit is eating a healthy breakfast every morning. I never miss breakfast. As a busy mom, there will be days when I’m cruisin’ along and I’ll look at the clock and I haven’t eaten lunch. And I’ll run downstairs, and I’ll start shovelin’ stuff down the pie hole, and I’ll think, ‘That was no lunch at all.’ — Summer Sanders

One thing I’ve been happy as peach pie about – because I’m all about the children and the happiness of a woman because that makes the happiness of the home – is that nannies, day cares and babysitters are all collapsing, which is forcing moms and dads to raise their children at home. — Laura Schlessinger

The great thing about baking is that you can bring in an apple pie when you have company and say, ‘I baked this for you,’ and people love it. Men love it when you bake a pie for them. — Jerry Hall

The one snack I really love is YoCrunch yogurt. It’s like an apple pie in a cup! You have your apples on the bottom, your yogurt in the middle, and piecrust crumbs on top. — Gabby Douglas

If I’m gonna have a piece of pie, I’ll have a couple bites, or I’ll have a smaller piece. I’m not going to sit down and eat half a pie. I don’t do that. — Lori Loughlin

You know what they say: ‘Why sit at a table that doesn’t have key lime pie on it if you don’t have to?’ — Sloane Crosley

Instead, I have an abundance mentality: When people are genuinely happy at the successes of others, the pie gets larger. — Stephen Covey

When ‘American Pie’ happened, I was so lucky to get that opportunity and I just tried to do a good job in that genre. But the films that inspired me as a kid were, like, Malcolm McDowall in ‘A Clockwork Orange.’ He was my hero. — Seann William Scott

Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another. — Milton Friedman

It’s weird what can trigger the beginning of a song or some bars. It can be a banging slice of apple pie or it can be smelling a certain perfume or something. — Black Thought

When you have a half slice of chocolate pie, it’s as if you owe yourself the other half – what’s known in medical circles as a ‘caloric deficit.’ — W. Bruce Cameron

I was quite cocky, but having been hailed as this great young golfer, I couldn’t even make the high school golf team once I got there. I had a big dose of humble pie then, and ever since, I’ve always known that there is always someone out there better than you, more talented. Always. — David Chang

I often explain it to people that if you listen to a Who record and then go see the Who live, it’s like two different bands. That’s how Humble Pie worked. We were definitely a lot more ferocious live because of the energy that the entire population of us had. — Peter Frampton

You don’t really get Jesus saying very often there’ll be pie in the sky when you die. He’s really talking about now and today, and it’s supposed to be like that. You’re supposed to delight in what’s right in front of you. — Greg Boyle

Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie. — Jim Davis

I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie. — H. Rap Brown

Marvel has such a huge slice of the pie. — Mahershala Ali

I live in Beverly Hills and I’m proud of it. The only things I miss are pie and mash shops and football games. I’ve lived in America longer than I lived in England. When I first got here, it just felt right to me. I like the open space, and the weather’s great. — Steve Jones

I love roasted pecans. I’ll make a sort of granola with the roasted pecans, turn that into a super nutty pie crust, and top that with apple-syrup pudding and top that with cooked custard and maple syrup. — Christina Tosi

Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers, and cheating on your income tax. — Mike Royko

I used to love Danish. My father used to make a Boston cream pie. You never see that anymore. — Christopher Walken

Let’s not talk about Communism. Communism was just an idea, just pie in the sky. — Boris Yeltsin

Instead of doing cinnamon, nutmeg, and all those baking spices I’ll have one spice that’s for sweets, and that’s pumpkin pie spice. — Sandra Lee

Even when people are rich and successful on TV shows, there’s always some trouble – you have to poke holes in them, throw them out of a job, put a pie in the face. — Drew Carey

If you remain open to great directors who look like you, who know what they’re doing and are making impactful films that are destroying these ‘blockbuster films,’ you can do okay, and everybody can get more of a piece of the pie. But you’ve got to be open and brave. — Omari Hardwick

Mom cooked a lot of turkey when I was growing up. Turkey meatloaf, turkey burgers, ground turkey shepherd’s pie – my childhood was the Bubba Gump of turkey. You’d think I would be sick of it, but when I find gems like Gwyneth Paltrow’s turkey meatball recipe, it’s as though the fowl is no longer foul to me. — Meghan Markle

I’ve read hundreds of cookbooks. Most of those cookbooks don’t even tell you how to get a steak ready, how to bake biscuits or an apple pie. — Colonel Sanders

The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more. — Michelle Obama

You can’t carve up the world. It’s not a pie. — Patti Smith

Dad was a baker, and we lived above the bakery, so I was always popping down to have an apple pie or a doughnut or a custard or gypsy tart: I had a very sweet tooth, and I think that that was what got me into doing what I do now. — Paul Hollywood

As an incumbent, if you are winning, your commercials are about motherhood and apple pie and the flag. — Pete Gallego

I don’t think I’ve ever seen pie advertised. That’s how you know it’s good. They advertise ice cream and other desserts. They advertise the bejeezus out of yogurt, but I haven’t seen one pie commercial. — Adam Carolla

The weight comes off, you know? If you stop with the bread and the pie, it really does. It really works. — Philip Seymour Hoffman

A boy doesn’t have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn’t like pie when he sees there isn’t enough to go around. — E. W. Howe

I’m as American as apple pie. — Paul Mooney

I’m not much of a chef, so people keep buying me cookery books to broaden my culinary horizons, but I’ve not got far past shepherd’s pie yet. — Guy Martin

One problem with politics is that it is a zero sum game, i.e. politicians argue how to cut the pie smaller and smaller, by reshuffling pieces of the pie. I think this is destructive. Instead, we should be creating a bigger pie, i.e. funding the science that is the source of all our prosperity. Science is not a zero sum game. — Michio Kaku

If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe. — Carl Sagan

When people are frightened about going hungry and paying their mortgages, a scarcity model begins to prevail; they fear someone else will get their piece of the pie. — Barbara Kingsolver

We in Britain stopped evolving gastronomically with the advent of the pie. Everything beyond that seemed like a brave, frightening new world. We knew the French were up to something across the Channel, but we didn’t want anything to do with it. — John Oliver

I like making pies. I have a bunch of fruit trees in my backyard. My loquat tree sprouted, and I like making loquat pie. They’re really hard to peel and everything, and it took me forever, but they make the best pies. They’re amazing. — Kristen Stewart

On my show I share all these yummy, fattening recipes, but I tell people, in moderation, in moderation. You can have that little piece of pie. — Paula Deen

And what’s interesting about him as a comic character is that the custard pie hardly ever ends up on his face. — Rowan Atkinson

Most of the Women’s Libbers I knew really didn’t want to have a piece of the men’s pie. They thought that pie was kind of poisonous, toxic, really full of weapons, poison gases, all kinds of mean junk we didn’t even want a slice of. — Grace Paley

I’ve always loved movies about con men. I think con men are as American as apple pie. — Bill Paxton

Nicknames are baseball, names like Zeke and Pie and Kiki and Home Run and Cracker and Dizzy and Dazzy. — Ernie Harwell

Playing a concert for 2 hours is pie. I would do that every minute of every day if I could. I love to perform. It’s the 22 hours before the next show that kills you. — Kid Rock

Better-paid workers buy more goods and services, increasing aggregate demand and baking a bigger economic pie for everyone. — Anthony Scaramucci

The differences between a tart, a pie and a quiche are a blur. — Yotam Ottolenghi

Whatever is funny is subversive, every joke is ultimately a custard pie… a dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion. — George Orwell

If you think of human experience as a pie, then the wedge Hollywood is reflecting now is getting smaller and smaller. — William Goldman

There is, happily, a non-redistributive approach to address income inequality – one that doesn’t rely upon government. It’s to grow the pie. That is, create more decent jobs that pay more. — Andrew Yang

The problem with traditional pie weights is you never have enough and they’re expensive. Common substitutes like dried beans just aren’t heavy enough to do the job. Our genius solution? Small steel balls that fit inside ball bearings and that can be purchased at any hardware store. — Claire Saffitz

As time goes on we get closer to that American Dream of there being a pie cut up and shared. Usually greed and selfishness prevent that and there is always one bad apple in every barrel. — Rick Danko

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