Marie-Antoine Careme quotes

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

  • When Van Truex defined the difference between designing and decorating, he used the analogy of preparing a roast of beef. Design, he said, is the preparation and cooking; decorating is the final seasoning, the savoring.

  • Some men, like spaniels, will only fawn the more when repulsed, but will pay little heed to a friendly caress.

  • For me, baseball is the most nourishing game outside of literature. They both are re-tellings of human experience.

  • A script is not a piece of literature it's a process.

  • Absurdly improbable things are quite as liable to happen in real life as in weak literature.

  • You have been trapped in the inescapable net of ruin by your own want of sense.

  • Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.

  • Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to live and fare badly.

  • The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen.