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Jelly Bean Quotes


"My earliest memory? Trying to use a red jelly bean as lipstick." - Pamela Anderson

"The jelly-bean eating thug says that national defense is important. But national defense starts at home." - Dick Gregory

"Everyone at school seems to go by a nickname. Kat, Frosty, Bronx, Boo Bear, Jelly Bean, Freckles." - Gena Showalter

"Politics,' he says, 'ain't bean bag." - Finley Peter Dunne

"Never set your stomach for a jelly-bread sandwich until you're sure there's some jelly!" - Charles M Schulz

"The difference between a cow and a bean is a bean can begin an adventure." - Stephen Sondheim

"Work without fun is like peanut butter without jelly." - Jase Robertson

"Bicky rocked, like a jelly in a high wind." - P G Wodehouse

"I make a mean peanut butter and jelly sandwich." - Jack Black

"Jelly-bean is the name throughout the undissolved Confederacy for one who spends his life conjugating the verb to idle in the first person singular - I am idling, I have idled, I will idle." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"I make bean stalks, I'm A builder, like yourself." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"Corn and bean people, I'm afraid, have extremely specialized minds." - Wendell Berry

"Politics is not bean bags. It's serious, tough stuff." - Colin Powell

"You can spread jelly on the peanut butter but you can't spread peanut butter on the jelly." - Dick Van Dyke

"In a land of quince jelly, apple butter, apricot jam, blueberry preserves, pear conserves, and lemon marmalade, you always get grape jelly." - William Least Heat-Moon

"One has to secrete a jelly in which to slip quotations down people's throats - and one always secretes too much jelly." - Virginia Woolf

"?"Sarge, mr. Nurd here is threatening to turn me to jelly." "really?" said Sarge. "what flavor?" - John Connolly

"Always have something beautiful in sight, even if it's just a daisy in a jelly glass" - H Jackson Brown Jr

"There are two things I like stiff and one of them's jelly." - Nellie Melba

"Love can change us beyond recognition, we become love-sick, soft-eyed jelly-bellied fools." - Cecelia Ahern

"Adult librarians are like lazy bakers: their patrons want a jelly doughnut, so they give them a jelly doughnut. Children's librarians are ambitious bakers: 'You like the jelly doughnut? I"ll get you a jelly doughnut. But you should try my cruller, too. My cruller is gonna blow your mind, kid." - John Green

"Adult librarians are like lazy bakers: their patrons want a jelly doughnut, so they give them a jelly doughnut. Children's librarians are ambitious bakers: 'You like the jelly doughnut? I'll get you a jelly doughnut. But you should try my cruller, too. My cruller is gonna blow your mind, kid." - John Green

"I am certain that the good Lord never intended grapes to be made into grape jelly." - Fiorello H. La Guardia

"The best thing I can make is a peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich." - Mario Diaz-Balart

"You were Marlon Brando, I was Steve McQueen, you were K.Y. Jelly, I was Vaseline." - Leonard Cohen

"Rick Santorum is so conservative; he thinks KY Jelly is jam made in Kentucky." - Jay Leno

"I was sacked from Dunkin' Donuts for squirting the donuts jelly all over the customers." - Madonna Ciccone

""Sarge, mr. Nurd here is threatening to turn me to jelly." "really?" said Sarge. "what flavor?" - John Connolly

"You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans." - Ronald Reagan

"When the tide of misfortune moves over you, even jelly will break your teeth" - Proverbs

"Always have something beautiful in sight, even if it's just a daisy in a jelly glass." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"The best thing I can make is a peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich." - Mario Diazbalart

"I actually stopped working out because I don't want to lose my jelly." - Jennifer Hudson

"Can we save the live demo for later, please? Bean Sidhe in angst, here." - Rachel Vincent

"Bean, what's one step worse then a fashion don't?....a fashion don't even THINK about it." - Lisi Harrison

"If there is one vegetable which is God-given, it is the haricot bean." - Jean Henri Fabre

"A society without firearms is, in the end, a society of dim-witted, collectivist bean farmers." - Vin Suprynowicz

"One time, I was so hungry, I ate the beans in a bean bag chair." - George Lopez

"It is better to beAn old man's derling than a yong man's werling." - John Heywood

"If somthing is not right or real, dont loss your self. - Clarice Bean Dont look Now" - Lauren Child

"A writer is like a bean plant - he has his little day, and then gets stringy." - E B White

"I first met Jelly Roll in Chicago. He was livin' high then. You know, Jelly was a travelin' cat, sharp and good lookin' and always about he wrote this and that and the other thing - in fact, everything!" - Zutty Singleton

"Everyone has the talent to some degree: even making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, you know whether it tastes better to you with raspberry jam or grape jelly; on chewy pumpernickel or white toast." - Anna D. Shapiro

"When I was doing Bean more than I've done him in the last few years, I did strange things - like appearing on chat shows in character as Mr. Bean." - Rowan Atkinson

"I'm very pleased with being a part of the Bean Pole family. It's a relationship that makes sense to me. I'm very pleased to have my name associated with Bean Pole Jeans." - Wentworth Miller

"He (Gaylord Perry) should be in the Hall of Fame with a tube of KY jelly attached to his plaque." - Gene Mauch

"Proximity to power has an unsurprising ability to mutate a politician's spinal cord into bright yellow jelly." - Tariq Ali

"When the jelly faced women all sneeze, hear the one with the mustache say I can't find my knees." - Bob Dylan

"If you read enough Lionel Fanthorpe, your brain starts to turn to jelly and just dribbles out of your ears." - Neil Gaiman

"Meaty jelly, too, especially when a little salt, which is the case when there's ham, is mellering to the organ." - Charles Dickens

"When I was 16, I discovered jazzercise. And I thought it was the greatest thing since peanut butter and jelly." - Lisa Rinna

"When I'm in the mood for room service, my favorite order is a peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich." - Pharrell Williams

"He had a broad face and a little round belly, that shook, when he laughed, like a bowlful of jelly." - Clement Clarke Moore

"Do you want to make a tamale with peanut butter and jelly? Go Ahead! Somebody will eat it." - Bobby Flay

"There's nothing better than good sex. But bad sex? A peanut butter and jelly sandwich is better than bad sex." - Billy Joel

"There is a beautiful thing which is wonderful, to look like a woman, not a green bean" - Laetitia Casta

"Holy Men! Holy Cabbages! Holy Bean Pods! What do they do but live and suck in sustenance and grow fat?" - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Nature also forges man, now a gold man, now a silver man, now a fig man, now a bean man." - Paracelsus

"The House has noticed the Prime Minister's remarkable transformation in the past few weeks, from Stalin to Mr. Bean." - Gordon Brown

"Monday is the day of silence, day of the whole white mung bean, which is sacred to the moon." - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

"And there is a beautiful thing which is wonderful, to look like a woman, not a green bean." - Laetitia Casta

"You don't have to become a vegan. You can become a plant-passionate, plant-inspired bean lover!" - Kris Carr

"I was doing science," Giddon said. "He threw a bean." "I was testing the impact of a bean upon water," Bann said. "That's not even a real thing." "Perhaps I'll test the impact of a bean upon your beautiful white shirt." - Kristin Cashore

"If you read Wall Street?s reports, they don't talk of soya bean as originating in China. They don't talk of soya bean as soya bean. They talk of Monsanto soya. Monsanto soya is protected by a patent. It has a patent number. It is therefore treated as a creation of Monsanto, a product of Monsanto?s intelligence and innovation." - Vandana Shiva

"You know, I've been thinking. Everybody makes peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, but usually the jelly drips over the side and the guys hands get all sticky, but your jelly stays right in the middle where it's supposed to. I don't know how you do it, you've just got a gift, I guess. I've always thought so. I just never mentioned it, but it's time you know how I feel - I don't believe in keeping feelings bottled up. Good bye, my wife." - Homer

"By brain is meant, in the first instance, something more than the pink-grey jelly of the anatomist. It is, even to a scientist, the organ of imagination." - William Grey Walter

"It is always allowable to ask for artichoke jelly with your boiled venison; however there are houses where this is not supplied." - Lewis Carroll

"If we give someone a piece of bread and butter, that's kindness, but if we put jelly or peanut butter on it, then it's Loving Kindness." - Barbara Johnson

"Where is the real low thing? Where are the jelly shoes that you find that are sick because they're so great...Everything has air quotes around it now." - Isaac Mizrahi

"Snacking is important. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a great example of a perfect snack. They can go a long way." - Jozy Altidore

"For the life of her, she couldn't understand how such an obstinate, boneheaded chauvinist could make her pulse race and her insides turn to jelly." - Joanne Fluke

"I think I'm most nervous about revealing how nervous I have always been. People think me calm, confident, poised. Inside I'm a jelly..." - Stephen Fry

"I grew up in the 90s, so Ive definitely resurrected many looks from my youth lately, including overalls, jelly shoes, and, of course, Doc Martens." - Devin Kelley

"I feel like I am too old to eat jelly. But I am too young to eat prunes. I am between grapes." - Greg Fitzsimmons

"I grew up as a kid with very little. I could enjoy a peanut butter and jelly sandwich or peanut butter crackers." - Michael T. Flynn

"A couple nights ago, I was licking jelly off my boyfriend's penis. And I thought, Oh my God - I'm turning into my mother!" - Sarah Silverman

"There is no spirit-driven life force, no throbbing, heaving, pullulating, protoplasmic, mystic jelly. Life is just bytes and bytes and bytes of digital information." - Richard Dawkins

"Likest thou jelly within thy doughnut?" - Jim Butcher

"I like my squishy, red, high-heeled Vivienne Westwood jelly shoes. They make you seem like you're much more of a go-er." - Nina Conti

"When I get older, I don't think I'll like to have wrinkles, or a big jelly belly. I cannot have it." - Adriana Lima

"I grew up in the '90s, so I've definitely resurrected many looks from my youth lately, including overalls, jelly shoes, and, of course, Doc Martens." - Devin Kelley

"I worship scones and danishes. If I never had another meal, I wouldn't care as long as I could eat pastries and jelly doughnuts." - Gene Simmons

"People think when you're moving in Zero-G, it's like moving in jelly. But it's not. You're completely free to move however fast as you want." - Asa Butterfield

"The tree of research must be fed from time to time with the blood of bean-counters, for it is its natural manure." - Alan Kay

"The budget is like a mythical bean bag. Congress votes mythical beans into it, then reaches in and tries to pull real ones out." - Will Rogers

"Bean could see the hunger in their eyes. Not the regular hunger, for food, but the real hunger, the deep hunger, for family, for love, for belonging." - Orson Scott Card

"I want to be the kind of boy you are, thought Bean. But I don't want to go through what you've been through to get there." - Orson Scott Card

"I come from good old Boston, The home of the bean and the cod, Where Cabots speak only to Lowells, And the Lowells speak only to God." - Samuel Clarke Bushnell

"I just don't like the word 'fun'-it's like Volkswagen, or bell-bottoms, or patchouli-oil or rubs me up the wrong way." - Tom Waits

"Therell always be some weird thing about eating four grapes before you go to bed, or drinking a special tea, or buying this little bean from El Salvador." - Richard Simmons

"I represent more the healthy, happy, curvy, strong woman. And that sounds much healthier to me than being 80 pounds and skinny as a bean." - Heidi Klum

"And let them pass, as they will too soon, With the bean-flowers' boon, And the blackbird's tune, And May, and June!" - Robert Browning

"Rich people always have a certain degree of debt. Apparently it helps to reduce taxes. I'm not so hot on the bean-counting side." - Felix Dennis

"You cannot have chocolate without cacao. The cacao bean is chocolate. All chocolate contains at least some ground up cacao beans." - David Wolfe

"Without wanting to claim that I'm really like James Bond I would certainly prefer to be thought of as closer to James Bond than Mr. Bean most definitely." - Rowan Atkinson

"I'm from good old Boston, The home of the bean and the cod, Where the Cabots speak only to the Lowells, And the Lowells speak only with God." - John Collins Bossidy

"I want to be the kind of boy you are, thought Bean. But I do' want to go through what you"ve been through to get there." - Orson Scott Card

"In high school there were so many Jennifers, I had all sorts of names, including Jo-Jen, Jenna, Jenna-Bean, and Jenny A." - Jennifer Aniston

"That's my answer to the question what is your strongest emotion, if you ever want to ask me: Curiosity, old bean. Curiosity every time." - Elaine Dundy

"Mr. Bean is at his best when he is not using words, but I am equally at home in both verbal and nonverbal expression." - Rowan Atkinson

"I have always regarded Mr. Bean as a timeless, ageless character, and I would rather he be remembered as a character mostly in his 30s and 40s." - Rowan Atkinson

"It's the difficulty we had with Mr. Bean, actually, when it went from TV to film. You certainly discover that you need to explain more about a character." - Rowan Atkinson

"I love to bake, so I made vanilla bean and blueberry muffins for sick hospital children. Just kidding! All of that is true except the sick children part." - Sloane Crosley

"I saw Frances Bean at a Blink 182 show. And she was with a guy who looked just like Kurt Cobain." - King Tuff

"There is something silly about grown men and women striving to reduce their vision of themselves and of civilization to bean counting." - John Ralston Saul

"At no other time has Nature concentrated such a wealth of valuable nourishment into such a small space as in the cocoa bean." - Alexander von Humboldt

"The soy-bean, in particular, has proved sufficiently resistant to cold in spring and to adverse weather during summer to warrant heavy planting, especially throughout the South." - David F Houston

"The way I see it, life is a jelly doughnut. You don't really know what it's about until you bite into it. And then, just when you decided it's good, you drop a big glob of jelly on your best T-shirt." - Janet Evanovich

"Here is this mass of jelly - three pound mass of jelly - that you can hold in the palm of your hand, and it can contemplate the vastness of interstellar space, it can contemplate the meaning of infinity, and it can contemplate itself contemplating the meaning of infinity." - Vilayanur S Ramachandran

"He walked down the corridor, lined with his soldiers, who looked at him with love, with awe, with trust. Except Bean, who looked at him with anguish. Ender Wiggin was not larger than life, Bean knew. He was exactly life-sized, and so his larger-than-life burden was too much for him. And yet he was bearing it. So far." - Orson Scott Card

"Removing the weeds, putting fresh soil about the bean stems, and encouraging this weed which I had sown, making the yellow soil express its summer thought in bean leaves and blossoms rather than in wormwood and piper and millet grass, making the earth say beans instead of grass, - this was my daily work ...." - Henry David Thoreau

"Do you like vegetables?" Sophie asked, hoping to steer the conversation towards a slightly less dangerous kind of food. "You is trying to change the subject," the Giant said sternly. "We is having an interesting babblement about the taste of the human bean. The human bean is not a vegetable." - Roald Dahl

"Once upon a time we were all born, popped out like jelly rolls forgetting our fishdom, the pleasuring seas, the country of comfort, spanked into the oxygens of death...." - Anne Sexton

"I always called him the Dizzy Dean of music, he was so belligerent and braggadocio... But one thing I always noticed about Jelly, he would back everything he said by what he could do." - Omer Simeon

"I mostly eat peanut butter sandwiches. Peanut butter and banana, peanut butter and jelly, peanut butter and potato chips, peanut butter and olives, and peanut butter and marshmallow goo. So sue me, I like peanut butter." - Janet Evanovich

"Ranger sent us to check on you," Hal said. "We just got here, and we heard shots." "Some moron ate my jelly doughnut," Lula said. "So I shot him." - Janet Evanovich

"It was magic, I felt the bond between us. She was a jelly to my peanuts, Mars to Venus, The Earth to my sun, moon and stars, We added up mathematically... It's like I had a bad habit, B!" - Ghostface Killah

"This thing called love, it cries like a baby in a cradle all night. It swings, it jives, it shakes all over like a jelly fish. I kinda like it." - Queen Elizabeth II

"It is just flipping unbelievable. He is a mixture of Harry Houdini and a greased piglet. He is barely human in his elusiveness. Nailing Blair is like trying to pin jelly to a wall." - Boris Johnson

"In August of 1921, one of the great American combinations was unveiled-even better than the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. This fortuitous new blend was radio and baseball." - George Vecsey

"Be careful whom you choose to hate. The small and the vulnerable own a protection great enough, if you could but see it, to melt you into jelly. Beware those who reside beneath the shadow of the Wings." - Leif Enger

"Bingo swayed like a jelly in a high wind." - P G Wodehouse

"Out, vile jelly, Where is they luster now?" - William Shakespeare

"Where did he get jelly beans? That's another good question. More than likely it will never be answered to your complete satisfaction. But then, how many questions ever are?" - Harlan Ellison

"Every meal should end with something sweet. Maybe it's jelly on toast at breakfast, or a small piece of chocolate at dinner - but it always helps my brain bring a close to the meal." - Robert Irvine

"I'm a big breakfast person: Eggs, bacon and yogurt is my go-to meal before a round. On the course, peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches are great for energy, but a protein bar works, too." - Lexi Thompson

"Water creates a neurosis in golfers. The very thought of this harmless fluid robs them of their normal powers of rational thought, turns their legs to jelly, and produces a palsy of the upper limbs." - Peter Dobereiner

"I would prefer a normal-sized breast, or a small breast or whatever, and that it be natural, than to understand that it was just some jelly in there." - Jeff Koons

"I have been robbed of three million dollars all told. Everyone today is playing my stuff and I don't even get credit. Kansas City style, Chicago style, New Orleans style hell, they're all Jelly Roll style." - Jelly Roll Morton

"It is true that my predecessor did not object, as I do, to pictures of one's golf skill in action. But neither, on the other hand, did he ever bean a Secret Serviceman." - John F Kennedy

"Any kind of food you eat is going to have an impact on the world. If you switch to tofu and get off meat, the soy bean is doing enormous damage in the Amazon and all throughout South America." - Michael Pollan

"Your average chocolate bar now is full of genetically modified sugar, genetically modified soy bean lecithin, and dairy products (super allergenic for kids); not to mention the 'fake vanilla' - known as chemical vanillin, synthetic flavoring." - David Wolfe

"I know guys that are going to struggle. I know guys that don't play and 'bean' up. To me, that's becoming pretty reliant on something. It's going to have an effect. I don't think there's any doubt." - Chipper Jones

"After tiny has tried ballerina pose, swing-batter-batter pose, pump-up-the-jam pose, and top-of-the-mountain-sound-of-music pose in the reflection of the bean, he walks us to a bench overlooking lake shore drive." - David Levithan

"Come in, Bean. Come in Julian Delphiki, longed-for child of good and loving parents. Come in, kidnapped child, hostage of fate. Come and talk to the Fates, who are playing such clever little games with your life." - Orson Scott Card

"It was one of those mornings when a man could face the day only after warming himself with a mug of thick coffee beaded with steam, a good thick crust of bread, and a bowl of bean soup." - Richard Gehman

"Lentils are friendly - the Miss Congeniality of the bean world." - Laurie Colwin

"There is no question that Rumanian-Jewish food is heavy. One meal is equal in heaviness, I would guess, to eight or nine years of steady mung-bean eating." - Calvin Trillin

"Perpetual spring, the flare of adventure in the blood, the impulse of men who packed Virgil with their bean-bags on the overland journey, conspired~ to make San Francisco a city of artists." - William Henry Irwin

"When you write, you can hide behind your words. When you talk, you are up front, like the clown in the midway booth; and passersby can bean you with a ball." - Willard R. Espy

"The House has noticed the Prime Minister's remarkable transformation in the past few weeks from Stalin to Mr. Bean, creating chaos out of order, rather than order out of chaos." - Vince Cable

"I don't go to any sexy places to eat where they give you half a lamb chop and one bean. I like going, 'Uhhh, I'm done' when I eat." - Patrice Oneal

"I could stand on my head and flick the bean right there at the dinner table and my mom would be all, "Honey, Christmas is family time, we should be together" and make me finish in front of everyone." - Christopher Moore

"My only non-acting job was being a barista at Coffee Bean. While I was in college, and I had a blast! I loved making drinks because I got to be like a mad scientist." - Troian Bellisario

"Okra is the closest thing to nylon I've ever eaten. It's like they bred cotton with a green bean. Okra, tastes like snot. The more you cook it, the more it turns into string." - Robin Williams

"Mr. Bean is essentially a child trapped in the body of a man. All cultures identify with children in a similar way, so he has this bizarre global outreach." - Rowan Atkinson

"My philosophy is not a bean-counting, accounting 'look at this.' It is a philosophy that smaller government is better government, and government that is closer to the people is best of all." - John Bolton

"I don't go to any sexy places to eat where they give you half a lamb chop and one bean. I like going, 'Uhhh, I'm done' when I eat." - Patrice O'Neal

"My wife gave me a year to start making money out of writing, and after six months, I'd made not a bean. Suddenly, the books took off, and the beans started coming in!" - Jonathan Stroud

"There's too many people in seats of power who just haven't got a clue what they're doing. They're bean counters, and it just pisses me off because consequently our kids go to see crap movies." - Pierce Brosnan



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