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"Chocolate is a vegetable. Honest." - Ashok K. Banker

"Is an egg a vegetable?" - Jodie Marsh

"Tobacco is my favorite vegetable." - Frank Zappa

"My favorite vegetable is the marshmallow." - Jim Gaffigan

"The normal food of man is vegetable." - Charles Darwin

"Call any vegetable and the chances are good that the vegetable will respond to you." - Frank Zappa

"They've outlawed the number one vegetable on the planet." - Timothy Leary

"If wine is fruit, then vodka must be a vegetable." - Jann Arden

"No vegetable exists which is not better slightly undercooked." - James Beard

"My grandmother worked on a fruit and vegetable market stall." - Petra Ecclestone

"My vegetable patch is my pride and joy." - Sheherazade Goldsmith

"My grandmother worked on a fruit and vegetable market stall." - Petra Stunt

"Non-violence is the policy of the vegetable kingdom." - H G Wells

"call any vegetable, call it by name, and the chances are good that the vegetable will respond to you" - Frank Zappa

"If I could be a vegetable, I'd be a pumpkin. It's realistically the only vegetable you can use as a weapon, or in any manner of defense." - Chris Walla

"Down South, even our vegetables have some pig hidden somewhere in it. A vegetable isn't a vegetable without a little ham hock." - Paula Deen

"My vegetable love should grow Vaster than empires, and more slow;" - Andrew Marvell

"Cabbage, n. A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head." - Ambrose Bierce

"If you have never tasted a braised vegetable, you'll find it is a revelation." - James Beard

"I see things and I hear things I do not understand. I'm a skilled, resourceful... vegetable!" - Robert Ludlum

"Most people don't bother about their friends in the vegetable kingdom." - Frank Zappa

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

"The turnip is a capricious vegetable, which seems reluctant to show itself at its best." - Waverley Root

"If you don't follow through on your dreams, you might as well be a vegetable." - Anthony Hopkins

"He who has never envied the vegetable has missed the human drama." - Emile M Cioran

"You can't kill a vegetable by shooting it in the head." - Alan Moore

"He who has never envied the vegetable has missed the human drama." - Emil Cioran

"It's been many years since I had such an exemplary vegetable." - Jane Austen

"To provide optimal levels of protective micronutrients, a diet must be vegetable-based, not grain-based." - Joel Fuhrman

"In short, the animal and vegetable lines, diverging widely above, join below in a loop." - Asa Gray

"One of the makeup artists once dyed my dog blue with vegetable blue." - Mia Kirshner

"Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head." - Ambrose Bierce

"If the British Isles had an official vegetable, it would have to be the potato." - Yotam Ottolenghi

"Listen to me: Leek is a vegetable. It can be the center of a dish." - Jose Andres Puerta

"The brussels sprout. This is also the worst vegetable of next year." - Steven Rubenstein

"If home cooks shopped in their own vegetable bin before going to the market, they would save money and help the environment, too, and all because they decided to rescue a vegetable before it turned bad." - Dana Cowin

"In the nineteenth century the Germans painted their dream and the outcome was invariably vegetable. The French needed only to paint a vegetable and it was already a dream." - Theodor Adorno

"Broccoli is not a Chinese vegetable; in fact, it is originally an Italian vegetable. It was introduced into the United States in the 1800s, but became popularized in the 1920s and the 1930s." - Jennifer Lee

"And all amid them stood the Tree of Life, High eminent, blooming ambrosial fruit Of vegetable gold." - John Milton

"Taking all vegetable-eating nations together . . . they are a larger and much better formed race than the flesh eaters." - Sylvester Graham

"Look don't sit there behind the computer like a useless vegetable and tell me how to train" - Viktoria Komova

"It is very significant that some of the most thoughtful and cultured men are partisans of a pure vegetable diet" - Mahatma Gandhi

"Feminism has become a catch-all vegetable drawer where bunches of clingy sob sisters can store their moldy neuroses." - Camille Paglia

"Artichoke: That vegetable of which one has more at the finish than at the start of dinner." - Lord Chesterfield

"I saw a cavalry captain buy vegetable soup on horseback. He carried the whole mess home in his helmet." - Aristophanes

"Look do' sit there behind the computer like a useless vegetable and tell me how to train" - Viktoria Komova

"An onion can make people cry, but there has never been a vegetable invented to make them laugh." - Will Rogers

"Now sir, said the bulldog in his business-like way. 'Are you a animal, vegetable, or mineral?' - The Magician's Nephew" - C S Lewis

"Real nutrition comes from soybeans, almonds, rice, and other healthy vegetable sources, not from a cow's udder." - Ingrid Newkirk

"It is not hard to change when your biggest problem is whether the weeds prosper in a vegetable patch." - David Gemmell

"Go vegetable heavy. Reverse the psychology of your plate by making meat the side dish and vegetables the main course." - Bobby Flay

"Vegetable box schemes, local greengrocers, farmers' markets and organic stores are a great place to source package-free foods." - Sheherazade Goldsmith

"I think of New York as a puree and the rest of the United States as vegetable soup." - Spalding Gray

"An onion can make people cry but there's never been a vegetable that can make people laugh." - Will Rogers

"Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself." - Henry David Thoreau

"To grow up in intimate association with nature - animal and vegetable - is an irreplaceable form of wealth and culture." - Miles Franklin

"The West is color. Its colors are animal rather than vegetable, the colors of earth and sunlight and ripeness." - Jessamyn West

"I had a ton of animals; I had a goat growing up, a bunch of rabbits, a vegetable garden." - Kelli Williams

"Imagination is the real and eternal world of which this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow." - William Blake

"My goal involves a hammock, a vegetable patch, and a solar-powered house. And I hope to eventually get there." - Miranda Kerr

"How do I look so young? Quite simple: a complete vegetable diet, 12 hours sleep a night, and lots and lots of make-up." - Truman Capote

"Natural bodies are divided into three kingdomes of nature: viz. the mineral, vegetable, and animal kingdoms. Minerals grow, Plants grow and live, Animals grow, live, and have feeling." - Carl Linnaeus

"If my wife made childhood obesity her mission and I signed a law making 1/8 cup of tomato paste a vegetable, I'd be sleeping on the sofa." - Alton Brown

"All right," sighed Madrigal. "To the baths, then. To make ourselves shiningly clean." Like vegetable, she thought, before they go in the stew." - Laini Taylor

"As any gardener will tell you, the cycles of nature require patience...Even a fast-growing vegetable like a radish requires time." - M. J. Ryan

"The essential quality of an animal is that it seeks its own living, whereas a vegetable has its living brought to it" - Henry Mayhew

"There is no disease, bodily or mental, which adoption of vegetable diet, and pure water has not infallibly mitigated, wherever the experiment has been fairly tried." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"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

"Gleaming skin; a plump elongated shape: the eggplant is a vegetable you'd want to caress with your eyes and fingers, even if you didn't know its luscious flavor." - Roger Verge

"A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something brussel sprouts never do." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Louis Kelso's formula sounds like Lydia Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. The whole theory sounds crazy. But, then, one may recall, they said all that of Copernicus too." - James J. Kilpatrick

"I lost my virginity to a pumpkin when I was 23. Back then I was convinced I was actually a Vegetable, hell, that's what the song is about." - Thom Yorke

"Whatever his inhibitions and tastes, Western man believes in the natural holiness of seminudism and raw vegetable juice, because these have become for him symbols of unadultered nature." - Rene Dubos

"Gayety is to good-humor as perfumes to vegetable fragrance: the one overpowers weak spirits; the other recreates and revives them." - Samuel Johnson

"Fibers in a variety of colors protrude out of my skin like mushrooms after a rainstorm. They cannot be forensically identified as animal, vegetable, or mineral." - Joni Mitchell

"The only really good vegetable is Tabasco sauce. Put Tabasco sauce in everything. Tabasco sauce is to bachelor cooking what forgiveness is to sin." - P. J. O'Rourke

"A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something Brussels sprouts never do." - P. J. O'Rourke

"I eat so poorly during the stressful part of my day I need to have a vegetable orgy for dinner just to make up for it." - Carrie Latet

"LAUREL, n. The laurus, a vegetable dedicated to Apollo, and formerly defoliated to wreathe the brows of victors and such poets as had influence at court. (Vide supra.)" - Ambrose Bierce

"Human longings are perversely obstinate; and to the man whose mouth is watering for a peach, it is of no use to offer the largest vegetable marrow." - George Eliot

"Don't open your diamonds in a vegetable market. Tie them in bundle and keep them in your heart, and go your own way." - Kabir

"I accept the Organic Trinity of Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal with as much authority as I accept the Holy Trinity. Both are sacred." - Terry Tempest Williams

"For the first time since 2007, the FDA Has approved a new device to treat obesity. The amazing breakthrough is called a vegetable." - Conan O'Brien

"And I will never, ever respond to anybody - man, woman, vegetable, or mineral - who tells me to keep my mouth shut." - Janice Dickinson

"I just became a vegetable for three months. I couldn't talk to people. I was very ill and that was part of the reason I left college." - Adam Ant

"The essential quality of an animal is that it seeks its own living, whereas a vegetable has its living brought to it." - Henry Mayhew

"I got a job immediately after leaving high school; I was lucky - three dollars a week and all I could eat, working on a vegetable truck." - Ernest Borgnine

"I love to roast vegetables - carrots, fennel, and so on. I also love to mash or puree pretty much any vegetable!" - April Bloomfield

"Throughout the whole vegetable, sensible, and rational world, whatever makes progress towards maturity, as soon as it has passed that point, begins to verge towards decay." - Robert Blair

"Some people just wanted to blow it all to hell, animal, vegetable and mineral. They wanted a Vietnam they could fit into their car ashtrays." - Michael Herr

"I think of my studio as a vegetable garden, where things follow their natural course. They grow, they ripen. You have to graft. You have to water." - Joan Miro

"I don't think I ate a green vegetable until I was 30. I didn't grow up with a mom who enforced that at all." - Keri Russell

"I cook mostly vegetarian vegetable and bean stews. Quinoa salads. I make my mother-in-law's recipe for chicken and barley stew all the time." - Gail Simmons

"A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables." - Gertrude Stein

"Touring on 'Folie' was like being the last act at the vaudeville show: We were rotten vegetable targets in clandestine hoods." - Patrick Stump

"When I eat something like vegetable bibimbap, I get that warm and fuzzy feeling of eating stuff that I grew up with." - Patrick Stump

"I make sure I get a lot of vegetables, a lot of fruit. I am a big fruit man; I am a vegetable man, anyway." - Magic Johnson

"The roots of tobacco plants must go clear through to hell. Satan's principal agent Dyspepsia must have charge of this branch of the vegetable kingdom." - Thomas A Edison

"The near end of the street was rather dark and had mostly vegetable shops. Abundance of vegetables - piles of white and green fennel, like celery, and great sheaves of young, purplish, sea-dust-coloured artichokes . . . long strings of dried figs, mountains of big oranges, scarlet large peppers, a large slice of pumpkin, a great mass of colours and vegetable freshness. . . ." - D H Lawrence

"The only really good vegetable is Tabasco sauce. Put Tabasco sauce in everything. Tabasco sauce is to bachelor cooking what forgiveness is to sin. The next best vegetable is the jalapeno pepper. It has the virtue of turning salads into practical jokes." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Microsoft has a new version out, Windows XP, which according to everybody is the 'most reliable Windows ever.' To me, this is like saying that asparagus is 'the most articulate vegetable ever.'" - Dave Barry

"There is no foundation in geological facts, for the popular theory of the successive development of the animal and vegetable world, from the simplest to the most perfect forms." - Charles Lyell

"Refuse to allow yourself to become a vegetable that simply absorbs information, pre-packaged, pre-ideologized , because no message.. is anything but an ideological package that has gone through a kind of processing." - Edward Said

"The purest natural food for human beings would be fresh, uncooked food and nuts. A fare which consists of three-quarters of vegetable food and one-quarter meat would appear to be the most satisfactory." - George Hackenschmidt

"Look at nature with science as a lens. The rock swarms, the clod dances; the mineral is but the vegetable stepping down, and the animal an ascending plant; the man, a beast extended; and the angel, a developed human soul." - C. A. Bartol

"Then a sentimental passion of a vegetable fashion must excite your languid spleen, An attachment a la Plato for a bashful young potato, or a not-too-French French bean!" - W. S. Gilbert

"That the vegetable creation should restore the air which is spoiled by the animal part of it, looks like a rational system, and seems to be of a piece with the rest." - Benjamin Franklin

"I think using waste oils as fuel makes sense. We do waste a huge amount of vegetable oil in the United States and using that as a fuel source strikes me as fine." - Michael Pollan

"People who are lazy may smoke pot and remain lazy. That is aging the person finding a drug to help one create the vegetable style the person wants, as the person cannot live in the real world." - Steven Machat

"By all that is sacred in our hope for the human race, I conjure those who love happiness and truth to give a fair trial to the vegetable system!" - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Whether you bathe in the Ganga for a thousand years or live on vegetable food for a like period, unless it helps towards the manifestation of the Self, know that it is all of no use." - Swami Vivekananda

"Physiology is the science which treats of the properties of organic bodies, animal and vegetable, of the phenomena they present, and of the laws which govern their actions. Inorganic substances are the objects of other sciences, - physics and chemistry." - Johannes Peter Muller

"Botany, the science of the vegetable kingdom, is one of the most attractive, most useful, and most extensive departments of human knowledge. It is, above every other, the science of beauty." - Joseph Paxton

"The greatest delight the fields and woods minister is the suggestion of an occult relation between man and the vegetable. I am not alone and unacknowledged. They nod to me and I to them." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It is impossible that had Bonaparte descended from a race of vegetable feeders that he could have had either the inclination or the power to ascend the throne of the Bourbons." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Dread Winter spreads his latest glooms, And reigns, tremendous, o'er the conquer'd Year. How dead the vegetable kingdom lies! How dumb the tuneful! Horror wide extends His desolate domain." - James Thomson

"Look at nature with science as a lens. The rock swarms, the clod dances; the mineral is but the vegetable stepping down, and the animal an ascending plant; the man, a beast extended; and the angel, a developed human soul." - Cyrus Augustus Bartol

"You think I'm gonna feel better eatin' a carrot? Get a grip. There's two idiots out there trying to kill me, and you think I'm gonna waste my last breath on a vegetable? (Lula)" - Janet Evanovich

"How to explain to the earth that it was more functional as a vegetable patch than a flower garden, just as factories were more functional than schools and boys were more functional as weapons than as humans." - Kamila Shamsie

"The cucumber and the tomato are both fruit; the avocado is a nut. To assist with the dietary requirements of vegetarians, on the first Tuesday of the month a chicken is officially a vegetable." - Jasper Fforde

"All right, two dozen house specials. Any chance one of you might want to live dangerously and try a vegetable? (Aimee) Do we look like rabbits to you? (Fury)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Never was a continent naturally so clean, and made so dirty, as Australia. There was not an animal pest, scarcely a vegetable pest; fools and the old world supplied them all." - Randolph Bedford

"It is impossible that had Buonaparte descended from a race of vegetable feeders that he could have had either the inclination or the power to ascend the throne of the Bourbons." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Sagebrush is a very fair fuel, but as a vegetable it is a distinguished failure. Nothing can abide the taste of it but the jackass and his illegitimate child the mule." - Mark Twain

"Long live the weeds that overwhelm My narrow vegetable realm! The bitter rock, the barren soil That force the son of man to toil; All things unholy, marred by curse, The ugly of the universe." - Theodore Roethke

"There is fuel in every bit of vegetable matter that can be fermented. There's enough alcohol in one year's yield of an acre of potatoes to drive the machinery necessary to cultivate the fields for a hundred years." - Henry Ford

"I am the very model of a modern Major-General, I've information vegetable, animal, and mineral, I know the kings of England, and I quote the fights historical, From Marathon to Waterloo, in order categorical." - W. S. Gilbert

"This special feeling towards fruit, its glory and abundance, is I would say universal.... We respond to strawberry fields or cherry orchards with a delight that a cabbage patch or even an elegant vegetable garden cannot provoke." - Jane Grigson

"I'm very good at integral and differential calculus, I know the scientific names of beings animalculous; In short, in matters vegetable, animal, and mineral, I am the very model of a modern Major-General." - W. S. Gilbert

"Our typical Western diet is full of inflammatory fats - saturated fats, trans fats, too many omega-6, inflammatory, processed vegetable oils like soy and corn oils. These increase IGF-1 and stimulate pimple follicles." - Mark E Hyman

"If you think of ice cream, it (Helvetica) is a cheap, nasty, supermarket brand made of water, substitutes and vegetable fats. The texture is wrong and it leaves a little bit of a funny aftertaste." - Bruno Maag

"Coconut oil contains the most concentrated natural source of medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA) available. Substituting coconut oil for other vegetable oils in your diet will help promote weight loss." - Bruce Fife

"And I don't mean this metaphorically. I want to be taken seriously as proposing that the ennui of modernity is the consequence of a disruptive symbiotic relationship between ourselves and vegetable nature." - Terence Mckenna

"I would Love you ten years before the Flood, And you should, if you please, refuse Till the conversion of the Jews. My vegetable love should grow Vaster than empires and more slow." - Andrew Marvell

"Let's get rid of Infirmary Feminism, with its bedlam of bellyachers, anorexics, bulimics, depressives, rape victims, and incest survivors. Feminism has become a catch-all vegetable drawer where bunches of clingy sob sisters can store their moldy neuroses." - Camille Paglia

"When all my five and country senses see, The fingers will forget green thumbs and mark How, through the halfmoon's vegetable eye, Husk of young stars and handfull zodiac, Love in the frost is pared and wintered by." - Dylan Thomas

"The greatest delight the fields and woods minister is the suggestion of an occult relation between man and the vegetable. I am not alone and unacknowledged. They nod to me and I to them." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"What's my weirdest adventure? Yikes, there've been so very many. Perhaps the pig+vegetable+Taiwanese-army-guys boat ride to the island off the coast of Taiwan qualifies as the weirdest. Or at least the most seasick." - Kate Dicamillo

"If I were objective or if you were objective or if anyone was, he would have to be put away somewhere in an institution because he'd be some sort of vegetable." - David Brinkley

"Researchers in the U.K. have developed a vegetable called "super broccoli" designed to fight heart disease. Not to be outdone, researchers in America have developed a way to stuff an Oreo inside another Oreo." - Jimmy Fallon

"I eat eight times a day. But it's what my intake is. I eat all the time, but it's good stuff. You want to eat that chocolate? You want to eat that dessert? Have that apple or vegetable instead." - Billy Magnussen

"I have no pity for myself either. So let it be Veronal. But I wish Hercule Poirot had never retired from work and come here to grow vegetable marrows." - Agatha Christie

"...it will always remain my private persuasion that Nature was absorbed in making cabbages when Mrs. Vesey was born, and that the good lady suffered the consequences of a vegetable preoccupation in the mind of the Mother of us all." - Wilkie Collins

"My agent was ambitious for me. But going out and chasing it? No, I'd rather work in my vegetable garden or play with my kid. I guess I'm kind of boring." - Kathleen Quinlan

"My whole problem is that all of my favorite things at Thanksgiving are the starches, and everyone is trying to go low-carb this year, even a green vegetable has carbs in it." - Ted Allen

"I like to cook simple things, like vegetable egg-white omelets; roast chicken; sauteed chicken breast with curry powder; and Greek salad. Just things that are fresh and healthy and fast and easy, because I have such a crazy schedule." - Sasha Cohen

"The road passed through a curtain of pine forest and came out on a flat, rolling snow field. In this field the sprawled or bunched bodies of Germans lay thick, like some dark shapeless vegetable." - Martha Gellhorn

"Most people are really stunned to find out that the technology has been around for more than 100 years, and that the diesel engine was in fact invented to run on vegetable oil." - Daryl Hannah

"Luckily, my children love broccoli, and although we sometimes enter into UN-like negotiations about how many 'trees' they need to eat before they can partake of ice cream, it is a vegetable that they tend to embrace." - Gwyneth Paltrow

"I always have breakfast, say, scrambled egg whites, a vegetable smoothie, or whole-grain cereal with low-fat milk. For lunch and dinner, I eat a lot of fish and vegetables. And throughout the day, I try to stay hydrated." - Beyonce Knowles



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