Proverbs and Quotes about Vegetables

Many quotes and proverbs contain vegetables. Please enjoy this collection of proverbs and quotes about vegetables.

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Onions, smoke, and women bring tears to your eyes.

Out of the thirty thousand types of edible plants thought to exist on Earth, just eleven - corn, rice, wheat, potatoes, cassava, sorghum, millet, beans, barley, rye, and oats - account for 93 percent of all that humans eat, and every one of them was first cultivated by our Neolithic ancestors.
Bill Bryson
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Pizza with pineapple, that's a cake... Pizza with cucumber, it's an insult.
Alessio Vinci

Radish is poison in the morning, food at noon and medicine in the evening.

Shallots are for babies; Onions are for men; garlic is for heroes.
(unknown author)

The best cook drops a whole tomato.

The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution..
Paul Cezanne

The garlic said to the onion: 'you stink.'

The mortar always smells of garlic.

There are five elements: earth, air, fire, water and garlic.
Louis Diat

There is no such thing as a little garlic.
Arthur Baer

These things are just plain annoying. After all the trouble you go to, you get about as much actual 'food' out of eating an artichoke as you would from licking 30 or 40 postage stamps.
Miss Piggie

This cabbage, these carrots, these potatoes, these onions ... will soon become me. Such a tasty fact!
Mike Garofalo

To a worm in horseradish, the whole world is horseradish.

To be tossed around like a hot potato.

To dangle a carrot in front of a donkey.
To tempt someone

To sell cucumbers to the gardener.
A useless act.

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

Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.
Jim Davis

We called the album 'Amarantine' to mean everlasting. Poets use the word to describe an everlasting flower and I loved the image of that. x
Amaranthus species are grown as ornamental plants for their flowers, or for their grains, or are used as a leaf vegetable.

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

When a worm sits in horseradish, it thinks there's nothing sweeter.

Where Basil grows, no evil goes!

Whoever eats chili gets burned.

Without garlic I simply would not care to live.
Louis Diat

You can't eat okra with just one finger.

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