65 Best Dinner Quotes On Success In Life

These Dinner quotes will inspire you. Dinner usually refers to what is in many Western cultures the largest and most formal meal of the day, which some Westerners eat in the evening.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and dinner quotes, dinner sayings, and dinner proverbs.

Inspirational Dinner Quotes

  1. “The dinner hour is a sacred, happy time when everyone should be together and relaxed.” ~ Julia Child
  2. “Dinner is where the magic happens in the kitchen.” ~ Kris Carr
  3. “There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  4. “[Never underestimate] the power of dinner.” ~ Julia Roberts
  5. “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.” ~ Adelle Davis
  6. “After a good dinner, one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  7. “Show me another pleasure like dinner which comes every day and lasts an hour.” ~ Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
  8. “All great change in America begins at the dinner table.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  9. “The usual way – a little wine, a little dinner.” ~ Henny Youngman
  10. “Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.” ~ William Makepeace Thackeray
  11. “The dinner table is the center for the teaching and practicing not just of table manners but of conversation, consideration, tolerance, family feeling, and just about all the other accomplishments of polite society except the minute.” ~ Judith Martin
  12. “The oldest form of theater is the dinner table.” ~ Michael J. Fox

  13. “Find me a man who’s interesting enough to have dinner with and I’ll be happy.” ~ Lauren Bacall
  14. “A bachelor’s life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.” ~ Francis Bacon
  15. “Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.” ~ Samuel Pepys
  16. “Givers of great dinners know few enemies.” ~ Martial
  17. “A dinner lubricates business.” ~ William Scott, 1st Baron Stowell

  18. “At a dinner party, one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham
  19. “My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner, especially spicy food.” ~ David Byrne
  20. “I have gotten to a point in my life where I don’t want to have dinner with someone I don’t like.” ~ John Frankenheimer
  21. “Oh, my friends, be warned by me, That breakfast, dinner, lunch and tea, Are all human frame requires.” ~ Hilaire Belloc
  22. “To my great surprise and pleasure, I have had dinner with most of the people living with whom I would like to have dinner.” ~ Holly Near
  23. “My body is like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don’t think about it, I just have it.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

  24. “When the time comes that a man has had his dinner, then the true man comes to the surface” ~ Mark Twain
  25. “My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” ~ Orson Welles
  26. “There’s always a dinner to go to. There’re always loads of people around. I was having fun working with my friends. For a while it all just kind of rolled together in a great way.” ~ Kate Moss, Friends dinner quotes
  27. “Murder is always a mistake. One should never do anything that one cannot talk about after dinner.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  28. “Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry gets the best of the argument.” ~ Richard Whately
  29. “Remember, sex is like a Chinese dinner. It ain’t over ’til you both get your cookie.” ~ Alec Baldwin
  30. “He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  31. “Since Eve ate the apple, much depends on dinner.” ~ Lord Byron
  32. “Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it.” ~ Solomon, Dinner quotes with love
  33. “In dinner talk, it is perhaps allowable to fling any faggot rather than let the fire go out.” ~ James M. Barrie
  34. “It’s said that love makes the world go around. Let me tell you, the announcement lacks verification. It’s the wind from the dinner horn that does it.” ~ O. Henry
  35. “Learn to do common things uncommonly well; we must always keep in mind that anything that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.” ~ George Washington Carver
  36. “When I invite a woman to dinner, I expect her to look at my face. That’s the price she has to pay.” ~ Groucho Marx

  37. “Dates used to be made days or even weeks in advance. Now dates tend to be made the day after. That is, you get a phone call from someone who says, “If anyone asks, I was out to dinner with you last night, okay?”” ~ P. J. O’Rourke
  38. “As much as I would love to be a person that goes to parties and has a couple of drinks and has a nice time – that doesn’t work for me. I do that very unsuccessfully. I’d just rather sit at home and read, or go out to dinner with someone, or talk to someone I love, or talk to somebody that makes me laugh.” ~ Daniel Radcliffe
  39. “The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.” ~ Jules Renard
  40. “A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.” ~ Samuel Johnson

  41. “Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he’s buying.” ~ Fran Lebowitz
  42. “I have great relationships with all my exes, and everyone in my life, because I honor the time and the love and the energy of those relationships. I’m happy to say that I can have everybody over for dinner.” ~ Kevin Drew
  43. “Sex is like having dinner: sometimes you joke about the dishes, sometimes you take the meal seriously.” ~ Woody Allen
  44. “It is easy enough to be moral after a good dinner beside a snug coal fire, and with our hearts well warmed with fine old port” ~ Henry Mayhew
  45. “You have to be generous if you want to spend your time making someone else dinner. Even if you’re charging, you’re still giving.” ~ Mario Batali
  46. “Burning dinner is not incompetence but war.” ~ Marge Piercy

  47. “We’re taught that domestic life is not a “serious” political topic, like war and peace, but the fact is that we spend most of our lives doing everyday things: at the dinner table, in the kitchen, washing dishes, grocery shopping, commuting. These things make up the fabric of our lives.” ~ Annia Ciezadlo
  48. “I am a marathon worker and marathon mother. I’ll spend three or four days completely swallowed up by work. And if I make it home in time to say good night, I may have one good hour with the girls, maybe a brief family dinner or a family walk with the dog, and then it is back on the computer to prepare for tomorrow’s shows.” ~ Mika Brzezinski, Family dinner quotes
  49. “If I were invited to a dinner party with my characters, I wouldn’t show up.” ~ Dr. Seuss

  50. “If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  51. “The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite’s dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it.” ~ Francis Quarles
  52. “I would have loved to have met Marilyn Monroe and have dinner with her.” ~ Juliette Binoche
  53. “Poverty is an anomaly to rich people; it is very difficult to make out why people who want dinner do not ring the bell.” ~ Walter Bagehot
  54. “I can only have dinner with my girlfriends once a month instead of once a week.” ~ Andrea Jung

  55. “Everything on our dinner table-the meat, cheese, salad, bread, and soft drink-requires carbon dioxide to be there. For those of you who believe that carbon dioxide is a pollutant, we have a special diet: water and salt!” ~ Joanne Nova
  56. “If I go out to dinner with you and you order wine, I leave. I won’t be around drugs and alcohol at all.” ~ Penn Jillette
  57. “I’m the type of woman you might say is too good. I’ll massage a man’s feet, have dinner cooked when he gets home. But once they leave, the door is closed, and the locks are changed.” ~ Angie Stone
  58. “It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.” ~ Adam Smith
  59. “Careless shepherd make excellent dinner for wolf.” ~ Earl Derr Biggers

  60. “The first time my father saw me in the flesh was on the stage, which is a bit weird. We went out to dinner, and he was charming and sweet, but I did all the talking.” ~ Christopher Plummer
  61. “I don’t have dinner parties – I eat my dinner in bed.” ~ Hugh Hefner
  62. “You can’t have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for dinner.” ~ Larry Flynt
  63. “A dinner invitation, once accepted, is a sacred obligation. If you die before the dinner takes place, your executor must attend.” ~ Ward McAllister
  64. “We sat together as a family for dinner at night. And my mother had a job. My dad had a job. But there was always a meal on the table at 6:00, you know.” ~ Trisha Yearwood, Dinner quotes with family
  65. “I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.” ~ Jon Stewart

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