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Julia Child Quotes


An American chef, author and television personality.
(1912 - 2004)

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Being tall is an advantage, especially in business. People will always remember you. And if you're in a crowd, you'll always have some clean air to breathe.
[Positive]
 

Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper.
[Enthusiasm]
 

Fat gives things flavor.
[One Day]
 

Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.
[Work]
 

I don't think about whether people will remember me or not. I've been an okay person. I've learned a lot. I've taught people a thing or two. That's what's important.
[Happiness]
 

I think the inner person is the most important. ... I would like to see an invention that keeps the mind alert. That's what is important.
[Happiness]
 

I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.
 

I wouldn't keep him around long if I didn't feed him well.
 

If you're in a good profession, it's hard to get bored, because you're never finished-there will always be work you haven't done.
[Work]
 

In department stores, so much kitchen equipment is bought indiscriminately by people who just come in for men's underwear.
 

In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.
 

It's fun to get together and have something good to eat at least once a day. That's what human life is all about-enjoying things.
[One Day]
 

It's so beautifully arranged on the plate - you know someone's fingers have been all over it.
 

Life itself is the proper binge.
 

Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.
[Happiness]
 

Non-cooks think it's silly to invest two hours' work in two minutes' enjoyment; but if cooking is evanescent, so is the ballet.
 

Tears mess up your makeup.
[Events]
 

The measure of achievement is not winning awards. It's doing something that you appreciate, something you believe is worthwhile. I think of my strawberry souffle. I did that at least twenty-eight times before I finally conquered it.
[Success]
 

The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.
 

The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they're right if you love to be with them all of the time.
[Happiness]
 


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