Vegetables Proverbs

Sayings about Vegetables

When you eat, it’s vegetables; when you are sick, it’s medicine. ~ Vietnamese Proverb

An onion shared with a friend tastes like roast lamb. ~ Egyptian Proverbs

Garlic is as good as ten mothers. ~ Traditional Proverbs

Eat vegetables and fear no creditors, rather than eat duck and hide. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Love did not grow any garlic. ~ Armenian Proverbs

Give graciously — even an onion. ~ Afghan Proverb

He, who walks through a field of onions, will smell like an onion. ~ Arabian Proverb

Better to have bread and an onion with peace than stuffed fowl with strife. ~ Arabian Proverb

I speak of garlic, you reply about onions. ~ Latin Proverb

The garlic complained to the onion, “You stink!” ~ Arabian Proverb

Life is an onion and one cries while peeling it. ~ French Proverb

It is the fool whose own tomatoes are sold to him. ` Ghanaian Proverb

The best cook drops a whole tomato. ~ Spanish Proverb

Life is like an onion. Why is life like an onion? Because you peel away layer after layer and when you come to the end you have nothing. ~ Yiddish Proverb

A cat has nine lives, as the onion seven skins. ~ German Proverbs

He fasted for a whole year and then broke his fast with an onion. ~ Arabian Proverb

There will be a day for the oppressor when he will be crushed like garlic. ~ Palestinian Proverbs

Onions, smoke and women bring tears to your eyes. ~ Danish Proverbs

A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat. ~ Traditional Proverbs

No matter if you eat a little or a lot of garlic, the smell is just as strong. ~ Tibetan Proverb

Different men have different opinions; some like apples, some onions. ~ Indonesian Proverb

An onion will not produce a rose. ~ Latin Proverbs

Quotations about Vegetables

Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred. ~ Bible

A woman’s chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

There is no such thing as a little garlic. ~ A. Baer

Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration. ~ Charles Dudley Warner

Acting is like peeling an onion. You have to peel away each layer to reveal another. ~ Juliette Binoche

Plant a radish; get a radish, never any doubt. That’s why I love vegetables; you know what they’re about! ~ Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt

Stop and smell the garlic! That’s all you have to do. ~ William Shatner

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

Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man’s head ~ Ambrose Bierce

Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of life. ~ Cyril Connolly

I have known many meat eaters to be far more nonviolent than vegetarians. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Indeed the tears live in an onion that should water this sorrow. ~ William Shakespeare

Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting a bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian. ~ Dennis Wholey

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. ~ Doug Larson

Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. ~ Carl Sandburg

Appeasers believe that if you keep on throwing steaks to a tiger, the tiger will become a vegetarian. ~ Heywood C. Broun

I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants. ~ A. Whitney Brown

It doesn’t matter how precisely the onion is cut as long as the person chewing it is happy. ~ Padma Lakshmi

Using lots of fresh foods, fruits and vegetables, helps to keep the menu buoyant – I don’t know if that’s the right word, but it keeps a balance of freshness and health. ~ Sally Schneider

It’s toughest to forgive ourselves. So it’s probably best to start with other people. It’s almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself. ~Patty Duke

Most dear actors, eat no onions nor garlic, for we are to utter sweet breath. ~ William Shakespeare

Good intentions are not enough. They’ve never put an onion in the soup yet. ~ Sonya Levien

Without civilization, we would not turn into animals, but vegetables. ~ Mason Cooley

Onions can make ev’n Heirs and Widows weep. ~ Benjamin Franklin

What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art. ~ Augustus Saint-Gaudens

I understand the big food companies are developing a tearless onion. I think they can do it — after all, they’ve already given us tasteless bread. ~ Robert Orben

If you like garlic, you’ll like ramps. ~ Jim Chamberlain

Hatred, for the man who is not engaged in it, is a little like the odor of garlic for one who hasn’t eaten any. ~ Jean Rostand

Life is like an onion: you peel off layer after layer and then you find there is nothing in it. ~ James Huneker

A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet. ~ Albert Einstein

I do not say that one who is vegetarian is full of compassion and one who is not, is otherwise. We sometimes find people, who are vegetarians, are very bad people. ~ Morarji Desai

Vegetarians don’t live longer, they just look older. ~ Author Unknown

I’ve been a vegetarian for so long, I forgot how much I missed meat. You know you don’t realize how important meat is to you until you don’t have it for long time. ~ Brittany Daniel

Most vegetarians I ever see looked enough like their food to be classed as cannibals. ~ Finley Peter Dunne

The work was like peeling an onion. The outer skin came off with difficulty… but in no time you’d be down to its innards, tears streaming from your eyes as more and more beautiful reductions became possible. ~ Edward Blishen

The work was like peeling an onion. The outer skin came off with difficulty… but in no time you’d be down to its innards, tears streaming from your eyes as more and more beautiful reductions became possible. ~ Edward Blishen

Vegetarian – that’s an old Indian word meaning ‘lousy hunter. ~ Andy Rooney

When I work, I try to eat as much vegetarian as possible. When I do Cupid, I eat vegetarian because I need the energy. I’ve got those wings on my back. ~ Karl Urban

A vegetarian is a person who won’t eat anything that can have children. ~ David Brenner

We have garlic days, and onion days. You know what they’re cooking. ~ Leslie White

Vegetarians are cool. All I eat are vegetarians – except for the occasional mountain lion steak. ~ Ted Nugent

You can never have enough garlic. With enough garlic, you can eat The New York Times. ~ Morley Safer

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

I think that if a person wants to remain vegetarian, they’re just going to have to go hungry. ~ Robert Atkins

You are what you eat. For example, if you eat garlic you’re apt to be a hermit. ~ Franklin P. Jones

Most of the food allergies die under garlic and onion. ~ Martin H. Fischer

Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good. ~ Alice May Brock

I’m not a vegetarian, but I eat animals who are. ~ Groucho Marx

Vegetables Proverbs

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