65 Apple Pie Quotes On Success In Life

These Apple Pie quotes will inspire you. Apple Pie, sweet food made from apples cooked under or inside pastry or used to represent a cherished ideal of comfort and familiarity.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Apple Pie quotes, Apple Pie sayings, and Apple Pie proverbs.

Best Apple Pie Quotes

  1. “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” ~ Carl Sagan
  2. “Oppression is as American as apple pie.” ~ Audre Lorde
  3. “Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness.” ~ Jane Austen
  4. “When someone asks if you’d like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie?” ~ Lisa Loeb

  5. “The pie should be eaten “while it is yet florescent, white or creamy yellow, with the merest drip of candied juice along the edges, (as if the flavor were so good to itself that its own lips watered!) of a mild and modest warmth, the sugar suggesting jelly, yet not jellied, the morsels of apple neither dissolved nor yet in original substance, but hanging as it were in a trance between the spirit and the flesh of applehood…then, O blessed man, favored by all the divinities! eat, give thanks, and go forth, ‘in apple-pie order!'”” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  6. “I’m more American than apple pie. I’m like apple pie, with a hot dog in it.” ~ Stephen Colbert
  7. “There is something about very cold weather that gives one an enormous appetite. Most of us find ourselves beginning to crave rich steaming stews and hot apple pies and all kinds of delicious warming dishes; and because we are all a great deal luckier than we realize, we usually get what we want—or near enough.” ~ Roald Dahl
  8. “But I, when I undress me Each night, upon my knees Will ask the Lord to bless me With apple-pie and cheese.” ~ Eugene Field

  9. “Sometimes I feel so sick at the state of the world I can’t even finish my second apple pie.” ~ Banksy
  10. “My favorite pudding is good old English apple pie.” ~ Jeremy Bulloch
  11. “The older I get, the more I become an apple pie, sparkling cider kind of guy.” ~ Scott Foley
  12. “The older I get, the more I become an apple pie, sparkling cider kind of guy.” ~ Scott Foley

  13. “Statistics are to baseball what a flaky crust is to Mom’s apple pie.” ~ Harry Reasoner
  14. “Thy breath is like the steame of apple-pyes.” ~ Robert Greene
  15. “A girl came up to me in a bar and said she wanted to be my apple pie. I wish I’d said something cool, but I was stunned.” ~ Jason Biggs
  16. “Pessimism is as American as apple pie – frozen apple pie with a slice of processed cheese.” ~ George Will

  17. “The older I get, the more I feel.” ~ Sharon Olds
  18. “Tolerance is the value that was selected to put on here, and tolerance is as American as apple pie.” ~ Jay Inslee
  19. “God bless my soul! No apple pie.” ~ Robert Oliver
  20. “The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.” ~ Carl Sagan

  21. “Don’t get fancy. Have you cooked an apple pie? You don’t know what you did wrong? Do this: Take two or three apples. Put them on a table. Study them.” ~ Paul Prudhomme
  22. “I’ve always loved movies about con men. I think con men are as American as apple pie.” ~ Bill Paxton , Love apple pie quotes
  23. “Waving the flag at the 1976 Olympics wasn’t my idea. It was too much apple pie and ice cream. Not that I don’t love my country, but I felt it was my victory up there, I put all the time into it.” ~ Bruce Jenner
  24. “Of emotions, of love, of breakup, of love and hate and death and dying, mama, apple pie, and the whole thing. It covers a lot of territory, country music does.” ~ Johnny Cash

  25. “The first men who set out for Mars had better make sure they leave everything at home in apple-pie order. They won’t get back to earth for more than two and a half years. The difficulties of a trip to mars are formidable. . . . What curious information will these first explorers carry back from Mars? Nobody knows-and its extremely doubtful that anyone now living will ever know. All that can be said with certainty today is this: the trip will be made, and will be made . . . someday.” ~ Wernher von Braun
  26. “I’ve read hundreds of cookbooks. Most of those cookbooks don’t even tell you how to get a steak ready, how to bake biscuits or an apple pie.” ~ Colonel Sanders
  27. “We all have rosy memories of a simpler, happy time- a time of homemade apple pie and gingham curtains, a time when Mom understood everything and Dad could fix anything. “Let’s get those traditional family values back!” we murmur to each other. Meanwhile, in a simultaneous universe, everyone I know, and every celebrity I don’t know, is coming out of the closet to talk about how miserable they are because they grew up in dysfunctional families.” ~ Cynthia Heimel
  28. “The sex with Mandy was good, but it wasn’t like warm apple pie.” ~ Wilmer Valderrama

  29. “The natural term of an apple-pie is but twelve hours. It reaches its highest state about one hour after it comes from the oven, and just before its natural heat has quite departed. But every hour afterward is a declension. And after it is one day old, it is thence-forward but the ghastly corpse of apple-pie.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  30. “Despite the obvious damage now visible in the entropic desolation of every American home town, Wal-Mart managed to install itself in the pantheon of American Dream icons, along with apple pie, motherhood, and Coca Cola.” ~ James Howard Kunstler
  31. “When we think of classic American desserts, we tend to imagine apple pie and ice cream. However, the most classic American dessert of all might be the chocolate chip cookie.” ~ Homaro Cantu
  32. “I ate apple pie and ice cream—it was getting better as I got deeper into Iowa, the pie bigger, the ice cream richer. There were the most beautiful bevies of girls everywhere I looked in Des Moines that afternoon—they were coming home from high school—but I had no time for thoughts like that…So I rushed past the pretty girls, and the prettiest girls in the world live in Des Moines.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  33. “The poor folks hate the rich folks, and the rich folks hate the poor folks. All of my folks hate all of your folks, it’s American as apple pie.” ~ Tom Lehrer

  34. “You’ll see a movie about someone you hate or someone you love. Will you see a movie about grandma making apple pies? No, you won’t. Only if grandma has poisoned the neighbor or is suspected of poisoning the neighbor through her apple pies.” ~ John McAfee
  35. “When I write songs I think about how it makes people feel, and I hope that when it goes into your ears you feel happy too. Not sexy happy but apple pie happy.” ~ Lights
  36. “Sometimes the table was graced with immense apple-pies, or saucers full of preserved peaches and pears; but it was always sure to boast an enormous dish of balls of sweetened dough, fried in hog’s fat, and called doughnuts, or olykoeks – a delicious kind of cake, at present scarce known in this city, except in genuine Dutch families.” ~ Washington Irving
  37. “I consider myself a patriot, but not for the traditional reasons. I’m just really passionate about apple pie.” ~ Dov Davidoff

  38. “You’ll see a movie about someone you hate or someone you love. Will you see a movie about grandma making apple pies? No, you won’t. Only if grandma has poisoned the neighbor or is suspected of poisoning the neighbor through her apple pies.” ~ John McAfee
  39. “Jumping back into it was easy as apple pie, it was natural. Honestly, I’m not trying to be nostalgic and talk about the old days but I really believe wholeheartedly that the three of us, Woody Weatherman, Mike Dean & myself really learned how to play our instruments together and now that we are playing together again it can’t be anything but natural.” ~ Reed Mullin
  40. “Positive thinking is so firmly enshrined in our culture that knocking it is a little like attacking motherhood or apple pie.” ~ Srikumar Rao
  41. “The best of all physiciansIs apple pie and cheese!” ~ Eugene Field

  42. “So she went into the garden to cut a cabbage leaf to make an apple pie; and at the same time a great she-bear, coming up the street pops its head into the shop. What! no soap? So he died, and she very imprudently married the barber; and there were present the Picninnies, and the Grand Panjandrum himself, with the little round button at top, and they all fell to playing the game of catch as catch can, till the gunpowder ran out at the heels of their boots.” ~ Samuel Foote
  43. “Violence against women is as American as apple pie. I know, not only as a legislator, but from personal experience.” ~ Gwen Moore
  44. “Although the frankfurter originated in Frankfurt, Germany, we have long since made it our own, a twin pillar of democracy along with Mom’s apple pie. In fact, now that Mom’s apple pie comes frozen and baked by somebody who isn’t Mom, the hot dog stands alone. What it symbolizes remains pure, even if what it contains does not.” ~ William Zinsser”
  45. “I’m as American as apple pie.” ~ Paul Mooney

  46. “Come on, it’s an American tradition. Apple soup? Mom’s homemade chicken pie?’ She chuckled in spite of herself, then winced. ‘It’s apple pie and Mom’s homemade chicken soup. But you didn’t do badly, for a start.” ~ L. J. Smith
  47. “As a general rule, when something gets elevated to apple-pie status in the hierarchy of American values, you have to suspect that its actual monetary value is skidding toward zero. Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out, about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent. Same thing with work: would we be so reverent about the ‘work ethic’ if it wasn’t for the fact that the average working stiff’s hourly pay is shrinking, year by year.” ~ Barbara Ehrenreich
  48. “I don’t think theater is dying, and musicals are a great American art form. We’ve got apple pie, jazz and musical theater.” ~ Laura Benanti
  49. “I don’t think theater is dying, and musicals are a great American art form. We’ve got apple pie, jazz and musical theater.” ~ Laura Benanti

  50. “The fulfillment of desire does not necessarily make you happy because there is a satiation factor. You can get some apple pie and eat it. If this is what makes you happy, why not eat ten?” ~ Frederick Lenz
  51. “Truth, justice…I always thought they were absolutes, like God. And Mom. And apple pie. But you could make apple pie from Ritz crackers. You could make cakes without sugar. We learned how to fake things, during the war.” ~ Judy Blundell
  52. “Colon has always thought that heroes had some special kind of clockwork that made them go out and die famously for god, country and apple pie, or whatever particular delicacy their mother made. It had never occurred to him that they might do it because they’d get yelled at if they didn’t.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  53. “Rice and peas fit into that category of dishes where two ordinary foods, combined together, ignite a pleasure far beyond the capacity of either of its parts alone. Like rhubarb and strawberries, apple pie and cheese, roast pork and sage, the two tastes and textures meld together into the sort of subtle transcendental oneness that we once fantasized would be our experience when we finally found the ideal mate.” ~ John Thorne
  54. “I don’t see much sense in that,” said Rabbit. “No,” said Pooh humbly, “there isn’t. But there was going to be when I began it. It’s just that something happened to it along the way.” ~ A. A. Milne

  55. “I am beyond excited about my partnership with Gap Factory stores because they provide affordable, on-trend, high quality fashion for people of all ages. I have been a fan of the brand ever since I was a kid and have been wearing it ever since. The Gap brand is iconic like apple pie and I am honored to be a party of the family.” ~ George Kotsiopoulos
  56. “And now here he was in my kitchen. Smelling like apple pies and looking at me with a direct seriousness that made him even cuter. The bruising spreading up the side of his face had halted, and under it he was very pretty. Not jock-pretty, or the hurtful kind of pretty that tells you a guy is too busy taking care of his royal self to think about you.” ~ Lilith Saintcrow
  57. “The smell of apple pies didn’t quite fill the house, but it was there, a thread under everything else. It was kind of hard to take Christophe seriously when he smelled like baked goods. I wondered if other djampjir smelled like Hostess Twinkies and sniggered to myself.” ~ Lilith Saintcrow
  58. “The Apple Pie Hubbub was a significant novel for me, because that’s when I first started using verbs.” ~ Steve Martin

  59. “The mighty hunter,” I quipped as we snuck out the backdoor, escaping into the yard. “He can take down vicious rabids and rampaging boars, but one old lady can make him flee in terror.””One scary old lady,” he corrected me, looking relieved to be out of the house. “You didn’t hear what she told me when I got up – you’re so cute I could put you in a pie. Tell me that’s not the creepiest thing you’ve ever heard.” His voice climbed a few octaves, turning shrill and breathy. “Today for dessert, we have apple pie, blueberry pie and Ezekiel pie.” ~ Julie Kagawa
  60. “The greatest enemy of hunger for God is not poison but apple pie. It is not the banquet of the wicked that dulls our appetite for heaven, but endless nibbling at the table of the world. It is not the X-rated video, but the prime-time dribble of triviality we drink in every night.” ~ John Piper
  61. “O.K.” “Gee I’m glad.” “Me too. I’m so sick of hot dogs and beer and apple pie with cheese on the side I could heave it all in the river.” “You’ll love it, Frank. We’ll get a place up in the mountains, where it’s cool, and then, after I get my act ready, we can go all over the world with it. Go as we please, do as we please, and have plenty of money to spend. Have you got a little bit of gypsy in you?” “Gypsy? I had rings in my ears when I was born.” ~ James M. Cain
  62. “American soldiers in battle don’t fight for what some president says on T.V., they don’t fight for mom, apple pie, the American flag…they fight for one another.” ~ Hal Moore

  63. “Everything edible is fried in Texas! Or it is buried in the ground to cook before it is eaten. … Texas food should be forbidden! ‘The steaks at night are big and bright, deep in the heart of Texas!’ And they are always afloat in grease. Next morning you are served a smaller steak, which serves as a platform for two fried eggs … all of this afloat in the same grease! ‘Chicken, you say? You bet! Comin’ up!’ Same grease! They are right. Comin’ up! For hours afterwards. I couldn’t believe the crust of an apple pie! Same grease!” ~ Mercedes McCambridge
  64. “Now, in this town, you have to putter over a thing, even the slightest, a month. The powers that evolved the cabbage apple-pie in the morning, and executed it in the evening, are here unknown quantities.” ~ Susan Hale
  65. “A kiss about apple pie a la mode with the vanilla creaminess melting in the pie heat. A kiss about chocolate, when you haven’t eaten chocolate in a year. A kiss about palm trees speeding by, trailing pink clouds when you drive down the Strip sizzling with champagne. A kiss about spotlights fanning the sky and the swollen sea spilling like tears all over your legs.” ~ Francesca Lia Block

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