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Jelly Beans Quotes


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

"Beans Beans! The musical fruits! The more you eat..." - Mel Brooks

"Red beans and ricely yours." - Louis Armstrong

"Hunger makes hard beans sweet." - John Heywood

"I like beans. Lentils are beans, right? I love beans and rice." - Prince Fielder

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

"I was determined to know beans." - Henry David Thoreau

"Eat more beans to produce more gas." - Evgeni Kostitsyn

"Completely dried up, They've become beans." - Santoka Taneda

"He's hit the beans on toast." - Paul Merson

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

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

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

"Beans, beans, the magic legumes - the more you ingest, the more you consume." - Al Yankovic

"Black beans and soy beans are the cornerstones of longevity diets around the world." - Dan Buettner

"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

"Instant coffee is just old beans that have been cremated." - Jennifer Saunders

"Red roses for young lovers. French beans for longstanding relationships" - Ruskin Bond

"Human beans are for Borrowers-like bread's for butter!" - Mary Norton

"If the end is right, it justifies the beans!" - Stephen Sondheim

"I was eating beans by candle light for a decade." - Eric Andre

"Beans are a real go-to for me." - Joe Bastianich

"Me, sexy? I'm just plain ol' beans and rice." - Pam Grier

"?"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

"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

"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

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

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

"Because the sweeter the cake, the more bitter the jelly can be." - Lady Gaga

"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

"My mom cooked the same food every day - tortillas, beans and meat. If it was enchiladas, it was - tortillas, beans and meat. If it was burritos, it was still - tortillas, beans and meat." - Felipe Esparza

"There is simply too much to be done for us all to go round 'enjoying ourselves.' When the world is perfect, then we can all sit down and eat jelly beans, but for now the fact that things are going well for you just means that you are in a position to alleviate someone else's suffering for a while." - Jon Richardson

"I don't think people should be fed mesclun salad and chicken breast. My grandmother would serve grits and oxtail stew at a formal dinner, and if you didn't like it, well then you ate more beans or you went home and ate a peanut butter and jelly sandwich." - Marjorie Gubelmann

"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

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

"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

"All of the goodness in the world doesn't amount to a hill of beans without courage" - Dennis Prager

"Starbucks now spends more on health care than it does on coffee beans." - Will Marshall

"They say... That, putting all his words together, 'Tis three blue beans in one blue bladder." - Matthew Prior

"The magic of espresso is that it's only made with 50 beans." - Andrea Illy

"I could have a roomful of awards and it wouldn't mean beans" - Bobby Darin

"Hagi could open a tin of beans with his left foot." - Ray Clemence

"If people are working only rice and beans for much of their diet, it says something." - Anthony Bourdain

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

"Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear." - Aesop

"You should never hesitate to trade your cow for a handful of magic beans." - Tom Robbins

"I could have a roomful of awards and it wouldn't mean beans." - Bobby Darin

"Being in a band didn't buy me my beans on toast!" - Alex Kapranos

"I grow vegetables - I'm a vegetarian; I've got strawberries, artichokes, leeks, broad beans." - Anita Pallenberg

"My two great treats in life are baked beans and vanilla ice-cream." - Jonathan Dimbleby

"I'm Hispanic - don't mess around with my coffee. Leave my beans alone." - Liz Torres

"You could no more make an agreement with them than you could nail currant jelly to a wall - and the failure to nail current jelly to a wall is not due to the nail; it is due to the currant jelly." - Theodore Roosevelt

"I love this child. Red-haired - patient and gentle like her mother - fey and funny like her father. When she giggles I can hear him when he and I were young. I am part of this child. It may be only because we share genes and that therefore smell familiar to each other.... It may be that a part of me lives in her in some important way.... But for now, it's jelly beans and 'Old MacDonald' that unite us." - Robert Fulghum

"I would love to meet J.K. Rowling and tell her how much I admire her writing and am amazed by her imagination. I read every 'Harry Potter' book as it came out and looked forward to each new one. I am rereading them now with my kids and enjoying them every bit as much. She made me look at jelly beans in a whole new way." - Sheryl Sandberg

"I like refried beans. That's why I wanna try fried beans, because maybe they're just as good and we're just wasting time. You don't have to fry them again after all." - Mitch Hedberg

"Dried peas and beans, being rather on the dull side, much like dull people respond readily to the right contacts." - Irma S Rombauer

"If pale beans bubble for you in a red earthenware pot, you can often decline the dinners of sumptuous hosts." - Martial

"I have wined and dined with kings and queens and I've slept in alleys and dined on pork and beans." - Dusty Rhodes

"It's only some rice and beans Captain. It's not like I'm giving you Cara's hand in marriage." - Richard" - Terry Goodkind

"The human diet consists of just nine plants: corn, rice, wheat, potatoes, cassava, sorghum, millet, beans, barley, rye and oats." - Bill Bryson

"Money is only money, beans tonight and steak tomorrow. So long as you can look yourself in the eye." - Meridel Le Sueur

"A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti." - Anthony Hopkins

"I am sure vegetarians must also account for a lot of gases. Look how many beans they eat." - Antony Worrall Thompson

"Without allegiance to the Constitution it doesn't matter one hill of beans which party is in power!" - Chuck Baldwin

"A census taker tried to quantify me once. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a big Amarone." - Thomas Harris

"Botanically speaking, tomatoes are the fruit of a vine, just as are cucumbers, squashes, beans and peas." - Horace Gray

"I like spaghetti bolognese, I like baked beans on toast. I hate French food. I hate fancy food." - Simon Cowell

"Money was invented for a reason. We've seen people try to use beans, etc. and it doesn't work." - Roelof Botha

"I go for crunchy things - I like green beans, broccoli, asparagus, celery and carrots. I'm not a fruit eater, though." - Rico Rodriguez

"Supposing everyone lived at one time what would they say. They would observe that stringing string beans is universal." - Gertrude Stein

"Having grown up in the Middle East, eating beans for breakfast always seemed like a bizarre British eccentricity." - Yotam Ottolenghi

"The usefulness of cow-peas and soy-beans as human food has been recognized only recently in this country." - David F Houston

"I can't eat beans - all beans. I think because I'm half Cuban. So growing up, we were always eating black beans and rice, and I think I just said, 'Enough with it,' and I can't even stand to taste it anymore." - Ryan Lochte

"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 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 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

"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

"We walked on the beach, fed blue corn ships to the seagulls, and munched on blue jelly beans, blue saltwater taffy and all the other free samples my mom brought home from work. I guess I should explain the blue food. See, Gabe had once told my mom there was no such thing. They had this fight, which seemed like a really small thing at the time. But ever since, my mom went out of her way to eat blue. She baked blue birthday cakes. She mixed blueberry smoothies. She bought blue-corn tortilla chips and brought home blue candy from the shop." - Rick Riordan

"I grow green beans in my garden. The one thing I know about harvesting them is that you need to train your eyes to see the beans. At first it all looks like leaves, until you see one bean and then another and another. If you want clarity, too, you have to look hard. You have to look under things and look from different angles. You'll see what you need to when you do that. A hundred beans, suddenly." - Deb Caletti

"I have my great grandmother's recipe for black beans, all the way from Cuba, and I know how to make those. I'm actually pretty good at it now. But my first time, the beans actually exploded in the pot, so I had black beans just dripping from the ceiling - which is actually a dream come true for most Cubans. It was a nightmare to clean." - Danny Pino

"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

"The niftiest turn of phrase, the most elegant flight of rhetorical fancy, isn't worth beans next to a clear thought clearly expressed." - Jeff Greenfield

"If rationality were the criterion for things being allowed to exist, the world would be one gigantic field of soya beans!" - Tom Stoppard

"Most men I do not meet at all, for they seem not to have time; they are busy about their beans." - Henry David Thoreau

"I came to love my rows, my beans, though so many more than I wanted. They attached me to the earth, and so I got strength like Antaeus." - Henry David Thoreau

"when your down on your luck and you've lost all your dreams theres nothing like a campfire and a can of beans" - Tom Waits

"Our vegetable garden is coming along well, with radishes and beans up, and we are less worried about revolution that we used to be." - E B White

"The bore is the same eating dates under the cedars of Lebanon as over a plate of baked beans in Beacon Street." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Inhabitants of underdeveloped nations and victims of natural disasters are the only people who have ever been happy to see soy beans." - Fran Lebowitz

"I have a Vision of the Future, chum. The workers flats in fields of soya beans tower up like silver pencils, score on score." - John Betjeman

"A census taker tried to quantify me once. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a big Amarone. Go back to school, little Starling." - Thomas Harris

"All the well-meaning advice in the world won't amount to a hill of beans if we're not even addressing the real problem." - Stephen Covey

"I have wined and dined with kings and queens and I"ve slept in alleys and dined on pork and beans." - Dusty Rhodes

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

"If I'm training I'm cutting weight for a competition. I'm hard. I'm pretty much eating animal protein and that's it. No rice, no beans, certainly no sweets." - Anthony Bourdain

"We launched it in the London branch - phenomenal sausages, incredible eggs, homemade baked beans, black pudding - and it's something I wanted to bring to Dubai." - Gordon Ramsay

"Some Argentines, without means, do it, People say, in Boston , even beans do it. Let's do it, let's fall in love ." - Cole Porter

"There's a character that I play onstage, and I can't let him loose in the supermarket when I'm buying my beans on toast." - Alex Kapranos

"Affirmative action has a negative effect on our society when it means counting us like so many beans and dividing us into separate piles." - John Kasich

"Civilians are like beans; you buy 'em as needed for any job which merely requires skill and savvy. But you can't buy fighting spirit." - Robert A Heinlein

"For a quick, healthy meal that's also fun for kids, I serve fish tacos: soft tortillas, lettuce, tomatoes, black beans and brown rice." - Kim Raver

"In general I love to eat anything. I enjoy anything that is well prepared, a good spaghetti, lasagna, taco, steak, sushi, refried beans." - Martin Yan

"Weather means more when you have a garden. There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans." - Marcelene Cox

"You take the best ingredients - the best cocoa beans - and you process them in the best traditional way, and you have the best chocolate." - Alain Ducasse

"Laughter is the valve on the pressure cooker of life. Either you laugh and suffer, or you got your beans or brains on the ceiling." - Wavy Gravy

"Both of my parents were stage actors, so no money, really poor. They ate lentils and beans for most of their lives." - Lorenzo Richelmy

"The Moral is that gardeners pine, Whene'er no pods adorn the vine. Of all sad words experience gleans, The saddest are: It might have beans." - Guy Wetmore Carryl

"The great law of denial belongs to the powerful forces of life, whether the case be one of coolish baked beans, or an unrequited affection." - Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward

"I don't normally cook, but if I did it probably would be beans, sausage, bacon and eggs. I never really get to eat that to be honest." - Wayne Rooney

"I weighed 190 when I got to boot camp, I came out at 178. I ate only the beans and tomato sauce." - Tom Sizemore

"If you have some potatoes, green beans and cauliflower, you have a heck of a dish that can feed an entire family." - Jose Andres Puerta

"I like to cook Puerto Rican food. That's what I grew up on: rice, beans, meat, some Italian-American food. I know my way around the kitchen." - Jennifer Lopez

"I come from a food family, so you would think that I would be great at making baked beans or something, but I'm not." - Kristian Bush

"Love is a pig dressed as a clown sitting in a bath full of beans: pretty much amazing, once you get over the shock." - Craig Stone

"The American dream is a crock. Stop wanting everything. Everyone should wear jeans and have three T-shirts, eat rice and beans." - Bill Hicks

"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

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



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