65 Dough Quotes On Success In Life

These dough quotes will inspire you. Dough, a thick, malleable mixture of flour and liquid, used for baking into bread or pastry.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging dough quotes, dough sayings, and dough proverbs.

Best Dough Quotes

  1. “Life can be wonderful if you’re not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination … and a little dough” ~ Charlie Chaplin
  2. “Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around.” ~ Anna Quindlen , Pizza dough quotes
  3. “Enthusiasm is the yeast that raises the dough.” ~ Paul J. Meyer
  4. “If there is no happy ending. Make one out of cookie dough.” ~ Cooper Edens
  5. “Strugglin’ and striving, that’s how the dough come.” ~ Tupac Shakur

  6. “God made yeast, as well as dough, and loves fermentation just as dearly as he loves vegetation.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. “Never let no one know how much dough you hold.” ~ The Notorious B.I.G.
  8. “I got sick of the dough and thought I’d go on the loaf.” ~ Curly Howard
  9. “All families had their special Christmas food. Ours was called Dutch Bread, made from a dough halfway between bread and cake, stuffed with citron and every sort of nut from the farm – hazel, black walnut, hickory, butternut.” ~ Paul Engle
  10. “I like having the dough to come and go as I please.” ~ Bruce Willis

  11. “Inject a few raisins of conversation into the tasteless dough of existence.” ~ O. Henry
  12. “They needed someone to write a script of The Great Gatsby very quickly for the movie they were making. I took this job so I’d be sure to have some dough to support my family.” ~ Francis Ford Coppola
  13. “Life is not about making dough or how many movies you can make in a year. It’s about finding someone that you can share things with.” ~ Freddie Prinze, Jr.
  14. “[There’s a] point where you have to leave the dough alone. It’s silly to anthropomorphize bread, but I love the fact that it needs to sit quietly, to retreat from touch and noise and drama, in order to evolve. I have to admit, I often feel that way myself.” ~ Jodi Picoult
  15. “There are some parents who have really done it right and told their kid, ‘You know, we have this dough, none of this is for you. You have to get your own.” ~ Robert Downey, Jr.

  16. “I will never say never, but I will say never to doing the more typical romantic comedies. You know, unless I’m getting audited and I’m on the street and I desperately need some dough and that’s the only thing that I’m getting.” ~ Christian Bale
  17. “I spent most of my dough on booze, broads and boats and the rest I wasted.” ~ Elmore Leonard
  18. “I love raw cookie dough, right out of the tube. The other thing I eat is marshmallow fluff.” ~ Sandra Bullock
  19. “Remember that it’s never a crime in the face of humanity and enlightenment to distribute the works of the great humanists among the merchants and moneychangers of this godforsaken country… You better slip me the dough.” ~ John Dos Passos
  20. “Here take back the stuff that I am, nature, knead it back into the dough of being, make of me a bush, a cloud, whatever you will, even a man, only no longer make me.” ~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

  21. “MTV made a huge impact. Heavy rotation took you from selling 1m albums to 20m albums, and that meant a lot of dough.” ~ Ozzy Osbourne
  22. “If you were a Colombian, you would have your version of an empanada. If you are an Argentinean, you might find a dough that’s baked and has a butter sheen on it. And then in Ecuador, you’ll find more crispy-fried empanadas. So, yeah, every culture has their own version of empanadas.” ~ Jose Garces
  23. “I love my squirrel and dumplings, but you can make it with chicken and dumplings. I love making the dumplings. I think I just like to roll out dough.” ~ Kay Robertson
  24. “The name ‘Boss’ started with people that worked for me… It was not meant like Boss, capital B, it was meant like ‘Boss, where’s my dough this week?’ And it was sort of just a term among friends. I never really liked it.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  25. “I left home the day after I graduated from high school because I knew we weren’t going to make any dough to pay the rent in music.” ~ Gregg Allman

  26. “I know I’m the world’s worst fielder, but who gets paid for fielding? There isn’t a great fielder in baseball getting the kind of dough I get paid for hitting.” ~ Dick Stuart
  27. “You know what, the drummer is my manager. He’s busy. And I’m busy. I don’t need the dough, though. But having said that, there’s a limit to how much bad music I wanna play. I did it when I was young, and some of the music was OK, but it wasn’t great.” ~ Aimee Mann
  28. “When the ball dropped in 1999, I was holding dough and champagne in my hands and holding my kids.” ~ Method Man
  29. “I have a bad sweet tooth. I’m pretty good when I have to eat well for work, but otherwise, I could eat a whole roll of raw cookie dough.” ~ Jeremy Renner , Cookie dough quotes
  30. “A pie dough comes together exactly like a biscuit only there is very, very little liquid and no leavening involved. Other than that, the same rules apply. My best advice: handle the dough as little as possible.” ~ Alton Brown

  31. “Talkers expand like bread dough.” ~ Helen Gurley Brown
  32. “Time to a writer is like play dough in the hands of a toddler.” ~ Barry Lane
  33. “Yes, I’ve made a great deal of dough from my fiction, but I never set a single word down on paper with the thought of being paid for it…I have written because it fulfilled me. … I did it for the pure joy of the things. And if you can do it for joy, you can do it forever.” ~ Stephen King
  34. “I eat only white foods: eggs, sugar, grated bones, the fat of dead animals; veal, salt, coconut, chicken cooked in white water; fruit mold, rice, turnips; camphorated sausage, dough, cheese (white), cotton salad, and certain fish (skinless).” ~ Erik Satie
  35. “Hillary Clinton has made a lot of dough out of being a politician. I gave up dough to be a politician. I’m sure that Ronald Reagan gave up dough to be a politician.” ~ Clint Eastwood

  36. “I bake all the time, but I don’t like to eat the cookies when they’re done. I just like the dough.” ~ Sharon Stone
  37. “A man without ambition is worse than dough that has no yeast in it to raise it.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  38. “I’m from where the real hustlers pile dough, the home of Rich Rich Porter, Azie, Alpo.” ~ Big L
  39. “The Big L was cold crazy, A top-notch crook snatchin’ pocket books from old ladies I told him, “Give up the dough, before you get smoked! Oh you broke? ( *shots* ) Now you’re dead broke” My name is L and I’m from a part of town where clowns, Get beat down and all you hear is gunshot sounds ‘Cause at nighttime niggas try to tax, they’re sneakier than alley cats, that’s why I carry gats” ~ Big L
  40. “The FDA is now warning people not to eat raw cookie dough this holiday season. Is that how fat we’re getting in this country? Our ovens are too slow now?” ~ Jay Leno

  41. “In a cookie factory, different cookies are baked in the shape of animals, cars, people, and airplanes. They all have different names and forms, but they are all made from the same dough, and they all taste the same.” ~ Stephen Mitchell
  42. “Sometimes I worry I don’t want to get married as much as I’d like to be dipped in a vat of warm, rising bread dough.” ~ Maria Bamford , Bread dough quotes
  43. “First tweet, best tweet, I always think. I try not to work them too much or else they get Pie Dough Disease, which is where the dough has been to too much college and doesn’t understand that it is dough anymore and refuses to be shaped. Pie Dough Disease! Poems get that too.” ~ Patricia Lockwood
  44. “The TV show I do [‘Dr. Quinn’] is the day job that enables me to work with this theater [Pacific Resident Theatre Ensemble]. That’s all I live for. That’s what I care about. There’s no dough in it. Nothing to do but lose money. But it’s all from the heart, and that’s why it’s so much fun.” ~ Orson Bean
  45. “Don’t expect too much from yourself. What I like to do when I have a day off is make various cookie doughs and freeze them. Then I always have that on hand if I need it.” ~ Giada De Laurentiis

  46. “I am bit sending messages with my feet. All I ever wanted was not to come up empty. I did it for the dough and the old applause.” ~ Fred Astaire
  47. “As a lobbyist he had long ago concluded there was no difference in how Democrats and Republicans conducted the business of government. The game stayed the same: It was always about favors and friends, and who controlled the dough. Party labels were merely a way to keep track of the teams; issues were mostly smoke and vaudeville. Nobody believed in anything except hanging on to power, whatever it took.” ~ Carl Hiaasen
  48. “If it was all about me, I’d do a whole lot of pop records, make a whole lot of money, just rake in the dough. But it’s never been all about me. It’s all about being a voice for the voiceless. People who can’t speak for themselves, who don’t have a mic, don’t have a say.” ~ Ice Cube
  49. “There are stages in bread-making quite similar to the stages of writing. You begin with something shapeless, which sticks to your fingers, a kind of paste. Gradually that paste becomes more and more firm. Then there comes a point when it turns rubbery. Finally, you sense that the yeast has begun to do its work: the dough is alive. Then all you have to do is let it rest. But in the case of a book the work may take ten years.” ~ Marguerite Yourcenar
  50. “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
  51. “A farmer’s got to be born, same as a fool. You can’t make a corn pone out of flour dough by the twistin’ of it.” ~ Ellen Glasgow

  52. “We were lucky to get Sam Jackson and Jeremy Irons and John McTiernan back. Long movie and hard movie to make and difficult for me because instead of working, my biggest concern was not repeating things I had done it in the previous films. And it rang notes in my head of episodic TV. A sequel is not a new movie; it’s a chapter in a movie that you have already seen. Thank god Sam was there and thank god Jeremy was there. Again, it went outside the template of that series of films but it did well and made a ton of dough and the third chapter of a lot of sequels is always the one that falls down.” ~ Bruce Willis
  53. “Households that have lost the soul of cooking from their routines may not know what they are missing: the song of a stir-fry sizzle, the small talk of clinking measuring spoons, the yeasty scent of rising dough, the painting of flavors onto a pizza before it slides into the oven.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver
  54. “When people tell me they are going to go scrapbooking, I say, ‘Why don’t you make it yourself.’ It’s like chocolate-chip cookies. People buy the cookie-dough roll and slice it, and then they lay it on a cookie sheet. That’s not making chocolate-chip cookies.” ~ Amy Sedaris
  55. “I cannot keep myself away from ice cream. I have two flavors that are my favorite: chocolate chip cookie dough and vanilla swiss almond. I can eat a whole pint of ice cream in one sitting, no problem!” ~ Brandi Chastain
  56. “Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around, and nearly every book represents what my son’s third grade teacher refers to as a “teachable moment.” ~ Anna Quindlen

  57. “When you’re little and you don’t have much dough, you have to innovate. You have to be sharp.” ~ Henry Rollins
  58. “I love making pizza with cauliflower dough. Again, can’t taste the difference once you add enough ingredients.” ~ Masiela Lusha
  59. “We have been subject to globalization and financialization and austerity and workers have been thrown under the bus while the one percent is rolling in dough.” ~ Jill Stein
  60. “I have very vivid memories of being a young child. My mother would create dinner as for us, and when she would bake, she would leave some dough for me. I would roll the dough into little sticks while she was cooking the apple tart of whatever. I was looking through the window of the oven and flipping the light, and then my bread would come out, and it was inedible, of course.” ~ Eric Ripert
  61. “Imagine my delight and awe when I discovered such a thing was a real genre – contemporary fantasy or urban fantasy. It was like having my birthday twice in one week and cookie dough for breakfast.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  62. “Whenever you brown butter, some of it is lost – water evaporates, milk solids fall to the bottom of the pan, that kind of thing. It’s possible that in browning the butter you ended up making the dough with too little butter.” ~ Dorie Greenspan
  63. “I want a girl who looks good when she wakes up in the morning. We could take her face and dip it in dough and she’ll make some nice-face cookies. Some girls wake up, man, you could put their face in dough and you’ll get a gorilla cookie, for real!” ~ Flavor Flav
  64. “The Bible says forgive your debtors; the world says “sue them for their dough.”” ~ Billy Sunday
  65. “I can make dough in a machine faster than I can make it by hand, but I want to make it by hand, because I want to remember the way it feels. It’s so important for me to make it by hand – whether it’s a pasta dough or a pâte brisée. You become involved in it. You become personal with it. For me it’s such a wonderful way to get satisfaction and gratification when I’m cooking.” ~ Thomas Keller

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