Quotes of Cereal

“ Nobody is qualified to become a statesman who is entirely ignorant of the problem of wheat. ”

- Socrates

“ We cultivate literature on a little oat-meal. ”

- Sydney Smith

“ Yet do not miss the moral, my good men.For Saint Paul says that all that's written wellIs written down some useful truth to tell.Then take the wheat and let the chaff lie still. ”

- Geoffrey Chaucer

“ Summer is unclothed, and bears a wheaten garland. ”

- Ovid

“ Faith is like a kernel of wheat. ”

- Joe Bob Briggs

“ Editor: a person employed on a newspaper whose business it is to seperate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him. ”

- Bible

“ An editor - a person employed on a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ That knuckle-end of England — that land of Calvin, oat-cakes, and sulphur. ”

- Sydney Smith

“ Petroleum is a more likely cause of international conflict than wheat. ”

- Simone Weil

“ Well, the way things are going, aside from wheat and auto parts, America's biggest export is now the Oscar. ”

- Billy Crystal

“ Oats. A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ You're not really qualified to write about things unless you see them from the start. I mean, milk the cows, see the wheat being ground. ”

- Elizabeth David

“ The corn law was intended to keep wheat at the price of 80s. the quarter; it is now under 40s. the quarter. ”

- John Bright

“ Seeing only what is fair, Sipping only what is sweet,.... Leave the chaff, and take the wheat. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art. ”

- Austin O’Malley

“ There would be no advantage to be gained by sowing a field of wheat if the harvest did not return more than was sown. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ He dreamed he was eating shredded wheat and woke up to find the mattress half gone. ”

- Fred A. Allen

“ Plant a kernel of wheat and you reap a pint; plant a pint and you reap a bushel. Always the law works to give you back more than you give. ”

- Anthony Norvell

“ Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections, will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another? ”

- William Jennings Bryan

“ An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff. ”

- Adlai E. Stevenson

“ As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue. ”

- Sir Richard Burton

“ A 6-Kleenex, 40-goose-bumper shot in the warm, golden tones of a cereal commercial. ”

- Ed Turner

“ Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial. ”

- Erma Bombeck

“ There is not a flower or bird in sight, only a small screen on which lines are moving, while the child sits almost motionless, pushing at the keyboard with one finger. As a learning environment, it may be mentally rich, but it is perceptually extremely impoverished… ”

- John Davy

“ There is not a flower that opens, not a seed that falls into the ground, and not an ear of wheat that nods on the end of its stalk in the wind that does not preach and proclaim the greatness and the mercy of God to the whole world. ”

- Thomas Merton

“ Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all. ”

- Bible

“ What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is much more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict. ”

- Simone Weil

“ To become a celebrity is to become a brand name. There is Ivory Soap, Rice Krispies, and Philip Roth. Ivory is the soap that floats; Rice Krispies the breakfast cereal that goes snap-crackle-pop; Philip Roth the Jew who masturbates with a piece of liver. ”

- Philip Roth
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