Turkeys quotes

  • Euphemisms, vague terminology or calls for discussions with Turkey to get at the truth are just some of the dodges Congress and the administration have used to avoid Turkish discomfort with its Ottoman past.
    -- Adam Schiff

    #Past #Turkeys #Administration

  • Turkey is a European country, an Asian country, a Middle Eastern country, Balkan country, Caucasian country, neighbor to Africa, Black Sea country, Caspian Sea, all these.
    -- Ahmet Davutoglu

    #Country #Sea #Turkeys

  • Turkey has worked alongside its allies from the beginning.
    -- Ahmet Davutoglu

    #Turkeys #Allies

  • The United States and Turkey are the only two countries that don't have some kind of subsidy for the Arts. The whole culture in society has made certain films more acceptable. I turned down so many films in the '60s and '70s.
    -- Alex North

    #Country #Art #Turkeys

  • Turkey is going through an incredible economic, political and social transformation. What is most important is that Turkey has been the owner of this transformation. Ownership has been the key to success.
    -- Ali Babacan

    #Turkeys #Political #Important

  • Turkeys energy bill due to imports will fall with the increase in use of renewable energy sources. We have no control over the prices of petroleum and natural gas.
    -- Ali Babacan

    #Fall #Turkeys #Energy

  • When Turkey buys Iranian oil, we pay for it in Turkish lira... However, it is not possible for Iran to take that money as dollars into its own country due to international restrictions, the U.S.A.s sanctions. Therefore, when Iran cannot take this money back as currency, they withdraw Turkish lira and buy gold from our market.
    -- Ali Babacan

    #Country #Iran #Turkeys

  • What is sauce for the goose may be sauce for the gander, but it is not necessarily sauce for the chicken, the duck, the turkey or the Guinea hen.
    -- Alice B. Toklas

    #Ducks #Turkeys #May

  • It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it.
    -- Alistair Cooke

    #Thanksgiving #Turkeys #Doctrine

  • Basting is evil. Basting does nothing for the meat. Why? Skin. Skin is designed to keep stuff out of the bird, so basting just lets heat out of the oven. That means the turkey will take longer to cook... so don't touch that door!
    -- Alton Brown

    #Mean #Doors #Turkeys

  • If you really love stuffing, wait until the turkey comes out of the oven, add some of the pan drippings to the stuffing, and bake it in a dish. That's called dressing, and that's not evil - stuffing is, though.
    -- Alton Brown

    #Turkeys #Evil #Waiting

  • That's the ultimate goal of most turkey recipes: to create a great skin and stuffing to hide the fact that turkey meat, in its cooked state, is dry and flavorless. Does it have to be that way? No. We just have to focus on what the turkey is and what the turkey needs.
    -- Alton Brown

    #Turkeys #Goal #Focus

  • I love theatrical props: a cup filled with solid fake tea, say, or a collection of fake food, including a rubber turkey, which, during the holidays, I wrap in tinfoil so it appears to have just come out of the oven.
    -- Amy Sedaris

    #Holiday #Turkeys #Fake

  • Iran also has an extensive missile development programme. Iranian officials declare that the range of their modified Shahab-3 missiles is 2,000km, putting allied countries such as Turkey, Greece, Romania, and Bulgaria within reach.
    -- Anders Fogh Rasmussen

    #Country #Iran #Turkeys

  • Greece is a sort of American vassal; the Netherlands is the country of American bases that grow like tulip bulbs; Cuba is the main sugar plantation of the American monopolies; Turkey is prepared to kowtow before any United States proconsul and Canada is the boring second fiddle in the American symphony.
    -- Andrei Gromyko

    #Country #Turkeys #Symphony

  • You know, nobody eats in England. Three or four pints of English beer a night fills you. I can't say I'm very impressed with the food in America. it's all sort of bland. Like turkey sandwiches.
    -- Anne Dudley

    #Beer #Night #Turkeys

  • This is my breakfast: Two poached eggs, turkey bacon, and a half avocado. The yolks in a poached egg are alkalizing. Avocados are a great source of fat and vitamin E; great for your skin. Its super light and not too heavy. Sometimes I like a little sweet as well, so I have a cup of plain yogurt with blueberries.
    -- April Bowlby

    #Sweet #Light #Turkeys

  • Some men are mere hunters; others are turkey hunters.
    -- Archibald Rutledge

    #Men #Hunting #Turkeys

  • The turkey's eyes are such that he can see a bumblebee turn a somersault on the verge of the horizon.
    -- Archibald Rutledge

    #Eye #Hunting #Turkeys

  • I love Thanksgiving turkey... It's the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts.
    -- Arnold Schwarzenegger

    #Thanksgiving #Turkeys #Los Angeles

  • What Ottawa and Washington used to think about Turkey or Iran was not very important because we really didn't think much about either, but now what we think about them is extremely important - to ourselves and to many other peoples.
    -- Arthur Hays Sulzberger

    #Thinking #Iran #Turkeys

  • Under a cold turkey strategy, at each policy meeting the Federal Open Market Committee would make its best guess about where it ultimately wants the funds rate to be and would move to that rate in a single step.
    -- Ben Bernanke

    #Moving #Turkeys #Steps

  • I look like a turkey with leukemia.
    -- Birdman

    #Turkeys #Looks #Leukemia

  • A genocide in Africa has not received the same attention that genocide in Europe or genocide in Turkey or genocide in other part of the world. There is still this kind of basic discrimination against the African people and the African problems.
    -- Boutros Boutros-Ghali

    #Europe #Turkeys #People

  • If you associate with turkeys, you will never fly with the eagles.
    -- Brian Tracy

    #Eagles #Turkeys

  • Whether you go to Turkey or Mexico, China or Australia, find time to involve yourself with the people you're dealing with.
    -- Brigitte Nielsen

    #Turkeys #Australia #People

  • And the separatist terrorist organization, PKK, had easy access to Turkey to, inside Turkey.
    -- Bulent Ecevit

    #Turkeys #Organization #Easy

  • But thanks to the efforts, the initiative of the United States and of the several countries from the world, from Europe, including Turkey, it ended within a few weeks.
    -- Bulent Ecevit

    #Country #Europe #Turkeys

  • I say 20 words in English. I say money, money, money, and I say hot dog! I say yes, no and I say money, money, money and I say turkey sandwich and I say grape juice.
    -- Carmen Miranda

    #Dog #Turkeys #Hot

  • The smartest thing I did was to stop going online. I'm the sort of person who will just look for the negative - Michael really can't understand it, but that's just the way I am. And with my bipolar thing, that's poison. So I just stopped. Cold turkey. And it's so liberating.
    -- Catherine Zeta-Jones

    #Turkeys #Bipolar #Negative

  • love iz a big fat turkey and every day iz thanksgiving
    -- Charles Bukowski

    #Turkeys #Bigs #Fats

  • Thanksgiving is coming. I wonder what the holiday will be like at Dog the Bounty Hunter’s house—obviously, they’ll have a turkey with all-white meat.
    -- Chelsea Handler

    #Dog #Holiday #Turkeys

  • Cold-turkey deficit reduction would cause a significant recession. A recent analysis by the Congressional Budget Office estimated that going headlong over the cliff would cause our gross domestic product, which has been growing at an annual rate of around 2 percent, to fall at a rate of 2.9 percent in the first half of 2013.
    -- Christina Romer

    #Fall #Turkeys #Office

  • [in reference to turkey bowling] He [Tommy] squinted and picked his target, then took his steps and sent the bird sliding down the aisle. A collective gasp rose from the crew as the fourteen-pound, self-basting, fresh-frozen projectile of wholesome savory goodness plowed into the soap bottles like a freight train into a chorus line of drunken grandmothers.
    -- Christopher Moore

    #Grandmother #Self #Turkeys

  • The government favors the most diplomatic language. That's why any letter to them should always start with, "Dear turkeys and foul maggots..."
    -- Christopher Titus

    #Philosophy #Government #Turkeys

  • There are many ways of giving thanks. Eating turkeys doesn't have to be one of them.
    -- Corey Feldman

    #Thanksgiving #Turkeys #Way

  • In my opinion turkey is the most over-rated critter for eating purposes in kingdom come but the most striking example we have of the power of propaganda.
    -- Damon Runyon

    #Power #Turkeys #Example

  • I don't know if I could kill someone with a frozen turkey because that is a lot of evidence to eat .... unless I found a whole room of people who also wanted that person dead.
    -- Dane Cook

    #Turkeys #People #Frozen

  • In its sacredness, families get together to (unintentionally?) celebrate one genocide (against Native Americans) by committing another (against turkeys).
    -- Daniel Brook

    #Native American #Turkeys #Together

  • The pilgrims were kicked out of England, quarreled with the Dutch, alienated the Indians, and had an evil reputation among the turkeys.
    -- Dave Beard

    #Turkeys #Usa #Evil

  • I'd love to give my girls a traditional Thanksgiving with turkey and all that jazz, but we've raised them to love Tuscan food so much that they don't care for it. My favorite is a nice polenta with beef stew and broccoli rabe on the side.
    -- Debi Mazar

    #Girl #Nice #Turkeys

  • Times are hard in the ghetto, I gotta steal for a living; Eating turkey-flavored Now & Laters for Thanksgiving.
    -- DMX

    #Rap #Ghetto #Turkeys

  • If the soup had been as warm as the wine; if the wine had been as old as the turkey; and if the turkey had had a breast like the maid, it would have been a swell dinner.
    -- Duncan Hines

    #Wine #Turkeys #Maids

  • Turkeys know their names, come when you call, and are totally affectionate. They're better than teenagers.
    -- Elayne Boosler

    #Teenager #Turkeys #Names

  • I was born in Turkey in an extremely oppressive climate at the time of pogroms, massacres, really. An immigrant appreciates the freedom more.
    -- Elia Kazan

    #Turkeys #Appreciate #Climate

  • A journey of four hundred and thirty miles can be made in any part of the United States, but in Turkey it takes as many days.
    -- Ellsworth Huntington

    #Journey #Turkeys #United States

  • He was addicted to me and now he has gone cold turkey. He used to send me fifty texts a day. And now he is ignoring me. It's like I was once his Barack Obama. And now I am John McCain, conceding defeat like a sad-face sock puppet, knowing I have sold the best of myself. He, my electorate, not only does not want me, he actively feels pity.
    -- Emma Forrest

    #Knowing #Turkeys #Faces

  • In the 20th century, the Muslim world created a vision of religious nationalism. Turkey, for example, had to be ethnically Turkish. Kurds, Armenians, other minorities didn't have a place in such a vision of a nation-state.
    -- Feisal Abdul Rauf

    #Religious #Turkeys #Vision

  • I'm one of these people that if I have a nice holiday - like I have had in Turkey repeatedly - I go back a lot.
    -- Freema Agyeman

    #Nice #Holiday #Turkeys

  • Every November, during the certain holiday people love so much, people take a dead turkey, open up the dead turkey’s ass, or carve out a really big hole in their ass, take some stuffing and shove it inside their dead empty ass, and use the little dead ***** as an oven to bake some bread. Somebody else’s dead empty bacteria-laden ***** to make bread? Ass bread?! And people think vegans are weird? Because we eat tofu? And rice, and beans, and lentils?
    -- Gary Yourofsky

    #Holiday #Thinking #Turkeys

  • I can't stop watching 'Pan Am.' When I was growing up, my father worked as an engineer in Turkey, and we always flew Pan Am. The stewardesses were so glamorous! When they gave me a set of those golden wings, I felt very grown-up. Not only is the show's plot full of mystery and infidelity, they get the period details just right.
    -- Gayle King

    #Growing Up #Father #Turkeys

  • From 1973 to 1982 I ate the exact same lunch everyday . Turkey chili in a bowl made out of bread . Bread bowl George. First you eat the chili then you eat the bowl . There's nothing more satisfying than looking down after lunch and seeing nothing but a table.
    -- George Steinbrenner

    #Turkeys #Lunch #Everyday

  • To say, that Capt. Ingraham violated the rights of Turkey, is nonsense.
    -- Gerrit Smith

    #Rights #Turkeys #Nonsense

  • But, although America cannot be justly charged with violating the rights of Turkey, Turkey nevertheless can be justly charged with violating the rights of America.
    -- Gerrit Smith

    #Rights #Turkeys #America

  • As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly!!!
    -- Gordon Jump

    #Turkeys #Witness

  • I love to eat. That's why I got so fat; I love to eat. If I don't walk away from a meal hurting, I didn't do it right. If I don't walk away from Thanksgiving dinner feeling like I've been turkey-f**ked in a gingerbread prison, I didn't do it right.
    -- Greg Behrendt

    #Hurt #Funny Thanksgiving #Turkeys

  • You cannot transpose the U.S. system on Turkey, and the Turkish system on France etc. You have to understand the people and their culture. That's leadership.
    -- Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

    #Turkeys #People #Culture

  • No more turkey, but I'd like some more of the bread it ate.
    -- Hank Ketcham

    #Turkeys #Bread

  • The arrogance of the young is a direct result of not having known enough consequences. The turkey that every day greedily approaches the farmer who tosses him grain is not wrong. It is just that no one ever told him about Thanksgiving.
    -- Harry Golden

    #Turkeys #Arrogance #Toss

  • The commerce of India does not grow, nor does that of Portugal, or of Turkey; that but that of the protected countries does increase, as has been shown in the case of Spain, and can now be shown in that of Germany.
    -- Henry Charles Carey

    #Country #Turkeys #India

  • Peace is an Excellent Thing, and War is a great Misfortune. But there are Many things More valuable than Peace, and many Things Much worse than war. The maintenance of the Ottoman Empire belongs to the First Class, the Occupation of Turkey by Russia belongs to the Second.
    -- Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

    #War #Russia #Turkeys

  • Wild Turkey whiskey and Philip Morris cigarettes are essential to the maintenance of human life!
    -- Herb Kelleher

    #Turkeys #Essentials #Maintenance

  • Of the 2,000,000 Armenians in Turkey in 1914, one million have been slaughtered, and the survivors only 130,000 remain in Turkey and the rest are refugees and exiles. Armenian property losses are valued at over 5,000,000,000 dollars are more than three fourths of the estimated wealth of the Armenian race.
    -- Herbert Adams Gibbons

    #Loss #Race #Turkeys

  • In April, 1915, the Ottoman Government began to put into execution throughout Turkey a systematic and carefully-prepared plan to exterminate the Armenian race. In six months nearly a million Armenians have been killed. The number of victims and the manner of their destruction are without parallel in Modern History.
    -- Herbert Adams Gibbons

    #Race #Government #Turkeys

  • Even if nonpolluting power were feasible and abundant, the use of energy on a massive scale acts on society like a drug that is physically harmless but psychically enslaving. A community can choose between Methadone and "cold turkey"-between maintaining its addiction to alien energy and kicking it in painful cramps-but no society can have a population that is hooked on progressively larger numbers of energy slaves and whose members are also autonomously active.
    -- Ivan Illich

    #Turkeys #Numbers #Addiction

  • We are not denying that Turkey has a right to defend itself from extremists but some of its actions are not serving any democratic purpose in Turkey or in Iraq. This will not benefit the relations between the two countries.
    -- Jalal Talabani

    #Country #Turkeys #Two

  • Heads know that failing to invest in good, nutritious food is a false economy and parents won't tolerate reconstituted turkey being put back on the menu.
    -- Jamie Oliver

    #Turkeys #Parent #Failing

  • Unless you're living on the street and surviving on a diet of discarded turkey drumsticks, there's no point in being gloomy. We've spent too long trying to cheer ourselves up by spending money on brightly coloured things we don't really need. We've stopped using our imaginations.
    -- Jarvis Cocker

    #Cheer #Turkeys #Long

  • Turkey is undoubtedly one of the best gifts that the New World has made to the Old.
    -- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

    #Turkeys #World #Made

  • Matt Le Tissier had firm views about Austria's reluctance to allow Turkey full membership of the EU last Saturday, I seem to recall.
    -- Jeff Stelling

    #Views #Turkeys #Austria

  • In deference to American traditions, my family put our oven to rare use at Thanksgiving during my childhood, with odd roast-turkey experiments involving sticky-rice stuffing or newfangled basting techniques that we read about in magazines.
    -- Jennifer Lee

    #Turkeys #Childhood #Technique

  • I have my once-a-month nachos, but it's soy cheese and turkey chili on it, so it's somewhat safe. But it's still a big vice for me, because I have a big bowl of it.
    -- Jenny McCarthy

    #Turkeys #Vices #Nachos

  • Everyone stopped to blink at that for a second. I mean, come on. Impaled by a guided frozen turkey missile. Even by the standards of the quasi-immortal creatures of the night, that ain't something you see twice. "For my next trick," I panted into the startled silence, "anvils.
    -- Jim Butcher

    #Mean #Night #Turkeys

  • Try this: say the words "global, global, global" aloud several times, as fast as you can. You'll find yourself sounding like a turkey ("gobble, gobble, gobble").
    -- Jim Stanford

    #Turkeys #Finding Yourself #Trying

  • You cannot soar with the eagles as long as you hang out with the turkeys.
    -- Joel Osteen

    #Motivational #Eagles #Turkeys

  • I love to cook. I make an award-winning turkey chili.
    -- Joely Fisher

    #Winning #Awards #Turkeys

  • If Iran obtains nuclear weapons, then almost certainly Saudi Arabia will do the same, as will Egypt, Turkey and perhaps others in the region.
    -- John Bolton

    #Egypt #Iran #Turkeys

  • Hamburger steak is carrion, and quite unfit for food except by a turkey buzzard, a hyena, or some other scavenger.
    -- John Harvey Kellogg

    #Food #Science #Turkeys

  • I know electric knives are excellent for carving turkeys that have had their bones removed and been forced into a mold to shape them. Please note that those turkeys are called hams.
    -- John Hodgman

    #Knives #Turkeys #Mold

  • A two-pound turkey and a fifty-pound cranberry-that's Thanksgiving dinner at Three Mile Island.
    -- Johnny Carson

    #Fun #Turkeys #Two

  • The best way to thaw a frozen turkey? Blow in it's ear.
    -- Johnny Carson

    #Blow #Turkeys #Frozen

  • Taking stock of 'Operation Iraqi Freedom' a decade later, the Financial Times concluded that the US won the war, Iran won the peace, and Turkey won the contracts. I can only agree.
    -- Joschka Fischer

    #War #Iran #Turkeys

  • I start the day with oatmeal with vanilla almond milk. If I don't, I'm dying by noon and eating everything in sight. On-set, I avoid crap and pack soup and salad. I cook pork chops or turkey tacos for dinner.
    -- Kaley Cuoco

    #Sight #Turkeys #Oatmeal

  • You know, I don't really understand a suburban environment. I want to be out in the woods, I want to be where it's wild, I want to wake up and hear birds, I want to walk outside and see a gaggle of turkeys bouncing across my lawn - I want to be someplace like that - or I want to be right in the middle of an urban environment.
    -- Karen Allen

    #Turkeys #Bird #Woods

  • I just had my 30th birthday and we went turkey shooting. It's what I wanted to do, so we went.
    -- Kelly Clarkson

    #Birthday #Turkeys #Shooting

  • I like to stuff myself at Thanksgiving, not turkeys.
    -- Kevin Nealon

    #Thanksgiving #Turkeys #Stuff

  • When I did the cover of 'Cosmo International,' Turkey picked it up and I got a lot of backlash for it.
    -- Khloe Kardashian

    #Turkeys #Backlash

  • A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.
    -- Kin Hubbard

    #Thanksgiving #Turkeys #Kitchen

  • My mother is a great hunter - she usually shoots our Thanksgiving turkey.
    -- Kirsten Gillibrand

    #Mother #Turkeys #Hunters

  • Here's what I think the truth is: We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey.
    -- Kurt Vonnegut

    #Thinking #Turkeys #Environmental

  • Here's what I think the truth is: We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey. And like so many addicts about to face cold turkey, our leaders are now committing violent crimes to get what little is left of what we're hooked on.
    -- Kurt Vonnegut

    #Thinking #Turkeys #Leader

  • But there is no withdrawal, but with tobacco there is terrible withdrawal, it is almost impossible for a lot of people. I did , I went cold turkey, they never had any patches in those days but grass was not difficult, alcohol not difficult, but tobacco - oh my god.
    -- Larry Hagman

    #Turkeys #People #Alcohol

  • When I was younger, I used to drive up to a bunch of turkeys, roll down the window and say something. They'd all gobble back at once.
    -- Levon Helm

    #Turkeys #Window #Used

  • Turkeys are misunderstood. Once I adopted turkeys, I understood this large bird to be a great companion.
    -- Linda Blair

    #Thanksgiving #Turkeys #Bird

  • I have nothing against turkey. We eat turkey for Thanksgiving in my house.
    -- Marc Forgione

    #Thanksgiving #Turkeys #House

  • Someone is putting brandy in your bonbons, Grand Marnier in your breakfast jam, Kahlua in your ice cream, Scotch in your mustard and Wild Turkey in your cake.
    -- Marian Burros

    #Ice #Turkeys #Cake

  • The turkeys that most Americans eat for Thanksgiving are turkeys - losers that are mass produced and bland.
    -- Marian Burros

    #Thanksgiving #Turkeys #Loser

  • If Turkey is prepared to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, then its leaders can proceed immediately to direct dialogue with its counterparts in Armenia to define a common vision for the future.
    -- Mark Foley

    #Turkeys #Leader #Vision

  • Gloucestershire police must be the envy of the human rights-abusing cop world. From Turkey to Indonesia they will say, 'Kidnapping peace protestors! How did they get away with that one?'
    -- Mark Thomas

    #Turkeys #Rights #Envy

  • I never really liked meat. I was a child that had to be forced to eat my meat. Whatever you ate before that you loved like turkey slices they've got a substitute now that's not hard to find.
    -- Masta Killa

    #Children #Turkeys #Meat