Every cook has to learn how to govern the state.
Nikolai Lenin (1870 - 1924)
Source: Will the Bolsheviks Retain Government Power? 1917
Contributed by: Zaady
When we no longer have good cooking in the world, we will have no literature, nor high and sharp intelligence, nor friendly gathering, nor social harmony.
She did not so much cook as assassinate food.
Maragret Jameson (1891 - 1986)
Too many cooks may spoil the broth, but it only takes one to burn it.
Source: The Bad Cooks Guide
I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation.
The best reply to an atheist is to give him a good dinner and ask him if he believes there is a cook.
Louis Nizer (1902 - 1994)
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
Rule a kingdom as though you were cooking a small fish - don't overdo it.
Lao Tzu (c.604 - 531 B.C.)
I don't even butter my bread; I consider that cooking.
Noncooks think it's silly to invest two hours' work in two minutes' enjoyment; but if cooking is evanescent, so is the ballet.
Julia Child (1912 -)
Some people like to paint pictures, or do gardening, or build a boat in the basement. Other people get a tremendous pleasure out of the kitchen, because cooking is just as creative and imaginative an activity as drawing, or wood carving, or music.
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