65 Salty Quotes On Success In Life

These salty quotes will inspire you. Salty, of, seasoned with, or containing salt or (of language or humor) down-to-earth; coarse.

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

Best Salty Quotes

  1. “Tears will get you sympathy, sweat will get you change.” ~ Jesse Jackson
  2. “There’s an old Sysan saying that the soup of life is salty enough without adding tears to it.” ~ Iain Banks
  3. “The attempt to satisfy greed is like drinking salty water when thirsty.
    When lost in greed we look outward rather than inward for satisfaction, yet we never find enough to fill the emptiness we wish to escape.
    The real hunger we feel is for knowledge of our true nature.” ~ Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche
  4. “I’m a salty, greasy girl. I give every french fry a fair chance. Could you just lay some lard in my belly?” ~ Cameron Diaz

  5. “When I sit near the ocean in the morning and write my verses and breathe the salty wind which is coming from the water, I rejoice in God and I am blissful, as I was as a child.” ~ Joseph Goebbels
  6. “When I sit near the ocean in the morning and write my verses and breathe the salty wind which is coming from the water, I rejoice in God and I am blissful, as I was as a child.” ~ Joseph Goebbels
  7. “Heat radiated off Henry’s face. Salty snot ran down his upper lip. A majestic fart propelled him to the top of Section 12, just at the springing of the stadium’s curve. He slapped the sign as if high-fiving a teammate. It gave back a game shudder. He was crusing now, darkness be damned, stripping off his sweatshirt and his long underwear top without breaking stride.” ~ Chad Harbach
  8. “A good espresso to me is a little bit salty; you just become used to a good taste. Anytime I go into a new place and they don’t clean their machine properly or the water temperature isn’t right, it tastes awful.” ~ Andrew Bird

  9. “You were right, Hale. It was a bad job. It was a bad call. You were right to leave.” “Kat…” Hale tried to reach for her, but even in the sand, Kat was quick and sure on her feet, and she moved nimbly away, leaving Hale with nothing but a fistful of salty air. “Thanks for coming back and helping me find her and all, but…” She looked at Gabrielle, who stood leaning against Simon, still bruised and almost broken. ” I think I’ve got to take it from here.”…. She was sure right up until the point when Hale said, “No.” ~ Ally Carter
  10. “This is the extent of his knowledge of the sea: it was very big, it was salty, and fish lived there.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  11. “I’ll go to a restaurant where I’ve never been before, and someone will say, “I don’t have anything big for you to eat.” I used to be a little salty about that, but at the end of the day, what they’re saying is, “I know who you are. I watch your stuff.” What’s better than that? Gratitude is the attitude. That’s the thing. What am I being pissy about?” ~ Adam Richman , Salty quotes attitude
  12. “We must know the difference between sweat and tears. Sweat is wet. Tears are wet. Sweat is salty. Tears are salty. But progress comes through sweat. Progress never came through tears.” ~ Jesse Jackson

  13. “Both are salty, one will give me carpal tunnel, I’ll go with the fries.” ~ Iliza Shlesinger
  14. “I still have highs and lows, maybe I don’t cry salty tears as much.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  15. “If you put a spoonful of salt in a cup of water it tastes very salty. If you put a spoonful of salt in a lake of fresh water the taste is still pure and clear. Peace comes when our hearts are open like the sky, vast as the ocean.” ~ Jack Kornfield , Salty quotes water
  16. “Bacon. Crispy. Salty. I could just eat a mountain of bacon for breakfast; it’s so delicious.” ~ Willie Geist

  17. “If you put butter and salt on it, it tastes like salty butter.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  18. “If you’re wanting something salty, do air-popped popcorn. That, to me, would be a healthier choice than having any kind of fried chip.” ~ Bob Harper
  19. “Oh salty sea, how much of your salt Is tears from Portugal?” ~ Fernando Pessoa
  20. “He paused again as a tear of longing rolled from cheek to lip with the sweet-salty taste of an old memory.” ~ Norton Juster

  21. “Sometimes, when you’re sad you don’t know what to do, it helps to be angry. But then the tears come back again all the same, and you fall asleep with the salty taste of them on your lips.” ~ Cornelia Funke
  22. “Troubles cured you salty as a country ham, smoky to the taste, thick-skinned and tender inside.” ~ Marge Piercy
  23. “He pressed his face into the fabric and breathed in slowly through his mouth and nose, hoping for the faintest smoke and mountain sage and salty sweet stink of Jack but there was no real scent, only the memory of it, the imagined power of Brokeback Mountain of which nothing was left but what he held in his hands.” ~ Annie Proulx
  24. “Ah, Caviar! I keep on eating it, but can never get my fill. Like olives. It’s a lucky thing it’s not salty.” ~ Anton Chekhov

  25. “A simple way to make sure that you are getting a balanced diet is to include the six tastes (sweet, salty, sour, pungent, bitter, and astringent) in each meal. Along with the six tastes, filling your plate with the colors of the rainbow promotes a long and healthy life.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  26. “As I sat in the hot, salty water, I thought, ‘No wonder Mr. Bubble always gives me a urinary tract infection and hives.’ Mr. Bubble was for common people. Mr. Bubble was for my so-called brother, their true child. I was a Vanderbilt. I should bathe in condiments and seasonings.” ~ Augusten Burroughs
  27. “This was her, Mick Kelly, walking in the daytime and by herself at night. In the hot sun and in the dark with all the plans and feelings. This music was her—the real plain her…This music did not take a long time or a short time. It did not have anything to do with time going by at all. She sat with her arms around her legs, biting her salty knee very hard. The whole world was this symphony, and there was not enough of her to listen… Now that it was over there was only her heart beating like a rabbit and this terrible hurt.” ~ Carson McCullers
  28. “Seaweed sheets are my go-to for my salty chip cravings, especially wasabi flavored ones.” ~ Chrissy Teigen

  29. “I love all kinds of bread. Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.” ~ Tyra Banks
  30. “I have been known to go to the grocery store and just buy pepperoni. There’s just something fantastic about salty, fatty meats.” ~ Rachel Nichols
  31. “Chili is one of the great peasant foods. It is one of the few contributions America has made to world cuisine. Eaten with corn bread, sweet onion, sour cream, it contains all five of the elements deemed essential by the sages of the Orient: sweet, sour, salty, pungent, and bitter.” ~ Rex Stout
  32. “Chocolate is not cheating! After a salty meal, you need a little bit of sweet. This is living, not cheating.” ~ Ali Landry

  33. “My favorite food in the world is Mexican food. I’m not a dessert person. I’m more of a crunchy, salty girl. I could live on chips and salsa. I would take a Mexican meal over some fancy French cuisine anytime.” ~ Michelle Pfeiffer
  34. “I confess that my stomach does not take to this style of cooking. I cannot accept calves sweetbreads swimming in a salty sauce, nor can I eat mince consisting of turkey, hare, and rabbit, which they try to persuade me comes from a single animal… As for the cooks, I really cannot be expected to put up with this ham essence, nor the excessive quantity of morels and other mushrooms, pepper, and nutmeg with which they disguise perfectly good food.” ~ Voltaire
  35. “Asian food is very easy to like because it hits your mouth very differently than European food does. In European food, there may be two things to hit – maybe sweet and salty, maybe salty-savory, … but Asian kind of works around, plus you have that distinct flavor that’s usually working in Asian food.” ~ Tom Colicchio
  36. “We all shed salty tears and shed red blood. All is one.” ~ Thich Thien-An

  37. “Winter near the shore is cold. The wind kicks up a salty mist and elephant seals come to shore to trumpet and rut and birth their pups. Retired people put sweaters on their lap dogs and drag them down the street on retractable leashes in a nightly parade of doggy humiliation. Surfers don their wetsuits against the chill of storm waves and white sharks adjust their diets to include shrink-wrapped dude-snacks on fiberglass crackers.” ~ Christopher Moore
  38. “Poseidon held out his arms and gave me a hug. I realized, a little embarrassed, that I’d never actually hugged my dad before. He was warm—like a regular human—and he smelled of a salty beach and fresh sea air.” ~ Rick Riordan , Salty quotes beach
  39. “Seven Guidelines For a Healthy Diet
    1. Substitute low-fat foods for high-fat foods
    2. Cut down on meat-eat low on the food chain
    3. Avoid salty and sugary foods
    4. Cut down on sugar
    5. Emphasize whole grains
    6. Beware of alcohol
    7. Emphasize the Healthy Five:
    Raw unsalted nuts and sesame seeds
    Sprouted seeds such as soybeans
    Fresh raw wheat bran and wheat germ
    Yogurt and kefir
    Fresh fruits and vegetables” ~ Jane Fonda
  40. “You don’t know what it is to live and laugh and love and run a man through! You’ve never tasted salty air on your tongue or waved heartily at a mermaid!” ~ Gideon Defoe

  41. “But in a way you can say that after leaving the sea, after all those millions of years of living inside of the sea, we took the ocean with us. When a woman makes a baby, she gives it water, inside her body, to grow in. That water inside her body is almost exactly the same as the water of the sea. It is salty, by just the same amount. She makes a little ocean, in her body. And not only this. Our blood and our sweating, they are both salty, almost exactly like the water from the sea is salty. We carry oceans inside of us, in our blood and our sweat. And we are crying the oceans, in our tears.” ~ Gregory David Roberts
  42. “We have heard enough about being practical and efficient and prudent. We heard it preached through several decades that these things would save the world. I think that, with the salty taste of blood and sweat on our lips, we are learning that we had best talk once again about doing what is right.” ~ Ellis Arnall
  43. “It’s not for me. I tried human flesh and it’s too salty for my taste.” ~ Idi Amin
  44. “It is the deep, salty stickiness of food that intrigues me more than any other quality.” ~ Nigel Slater

  45. “Momma said that ghosts couldn’t move over water. That’s why Africans got trapped in the Americas.. They kept moving us over the water, stealing us away from our ghosts and ancestors, who cried salty rivers into the sand. That’s where Momma was now, wailing at the water’s edge, while her girls were pulled out of sight under white sails that cracked in the wind.” ~ Laurie Halse Anderson
  46. “The ones I loved fly as birds in the open sky above me. Soaring, weaving, calling to me to join them. I want so badly to follow them, but the seawater saturates my wings, making it impossible to lift them. The ones I hated have taken to the water, horrible scaled things that tear my salty flesh with needle teeth. Biting again and again. Dragging me beneath the surface.” ~ Suzanne Collins
  47. “I always have to have sweet and salty. I know some of you are going to say, “Oh, I tried dates. I hate them.” That’s probably because you had the ones that were on the shelf for three years. Go to some healthy place and get the fresh ones, and you will just love them. You’ll start eating them and think they’re so good.” ~ Sandra Cisneros
  48. “If I get frustrated, the first thing I’ll do is get up from the piano – completely mindlessly – and walk over to the cupboard and pull out something salty to eat.” ~ Sara Bareilles

  49. “I like to eat. I’m always on the edge of how much can I eat without looking too – you know. If I eat something salty, it makes me want something sweet. I eat something sweet, then I want salty. And exercise is not my thing, though I do it.” ~ Salma Hayek
  50. “I like seafood in general. I feel when you have really good quality Canadian seafood; you don’t really need to do much to it. It’s just some of the best in the world. It also has this kind of briny, salty quality to it, that you don’t have to season much. You can use the natural flavours of the ocean to your benefit.” ~ Chuck Hughes
  51. “I was doing a Broadway play, and I was really new to this business. The Broadway play was my first job, literally. The play next door was a musical called Falsettos. The director got hired to direct this Michael J. Fox movie and was looking for a kid who could play brash and salty and mean [in Life With Mikey].” ~ David Krumholtz
  52. “I’ve decided to hire a ‘food taster’, not because I think anyone is trying to kill me, but because I want to make sure it’s not to salty.” ~ Dov Davidoff

  53. “I love sea salt spray but I hate being salty from the ocean, so I’ll always shower after surfing, shampoo and condition my hair and then put in the salt spray. It’s sort of a reverse cycle, but I just can’t do the natural sea salt – it just feels too crunchy to go out with.” ~ Laura Enever
  54. “It’s not just that I love bacon so much; I feel like something about bacon reflects my personality. It’s salty and it’s bad for you and it’s delicious. I just love it so f – ing much, that’s why.” ~ Cara Delevingne
  55. “What a sweet and succulent morsel: so soft, so salty, so deliciously delectable, it makes me want to wiggle with delight. You should cook for me more often, Roran Stronghammer. Only next time, I think you should prepare several deer at once. Otherwise, I won’t get a proper meal.’ Roran hesitated, as if unable to decide whether her request was serious and, if so, how he could politely extricate himself froim such an unlooked -for and rather onerous obligation.” ~ Christopher Paolini
  56. “Excuse me, Captain. Are you two going to weep salty tears of admiration over a helmet all night, or do we have matters to discuss?” ~ Eoin Colfer

  57. “You was talkin’ out of yer head last night, too,” chortles Davy. “No one’s gonna fancy me. I’m gonna be ugly and no on’es gonna fancyme!” he mimics, mincing about the hammock. “You are such a rum cove, Jacky, for thinkin’ such things when yer just about beat t’ death! Fancy me? Fancy me? Jacky, no one’s gonna fancy us, we’re all gonna end up lookin’ like Snag!” “Which is how a salty dog sailor’s supposed to look,” says Willy with a firm nod. “And you’re halfway there, Jack-o!” crows Tink. Ah, the sweet comfort of friends.” ~ L.A. Meyer
  58. “It is impossible not to love someone who makes toast for you….Once the warm, salty butter has hit your tongue, you are smitten. Putty in their hands.” ~ Nigel Slater
  59. “It was as if she lived only on clear, salty air, and when the day came for her to pass away, she would probably do exactly that. Just take a step to one side. Dissolve into a north-westerly wind as it whirled around the lighthouse at North Point, then out across the sea.” ~ John Ajvide Lindqvist , Salty quotes air
  60. “A marine protozoan is an aqueous salty system in an aqueous salty medium, but a man is an aqueous salty system in a medium in which there is but little water and most of that poor in salts.” ~ John Zachary Young

  61. “Until you have bred dogs and have drawn and painted them, it is difficult to realize that no two are identical in conformation. You need do no more than gun for a day over two of them to recognize that each is an individual. It requires the intimacy of daily living with a dog to know the subtle quality of his mind, the ham-smell of his ears, and that his wet nose in your mouth tastes salty.” ~ George Bird Evans
  62. “People have been frying foods since Jesus was on this planet, and there is always going to be greasy, fried, salty, sugary food. It is up to the individual to walk in and say, ‘I don’t want those fries today.'” ~ Richard Simmons
  63. “You’ve got Corey Feldman doing his thing, and the problem is, they’re trying to be pop stars. You can’t compare Salty to any of the other actors out there playing music” ~ Dustin Diamond

  64. “Nothing can be surprising anymore or impossible or miraculous, now that Zeus, father of the Olympians has made night out of noonday, hiding the bright sunlight, and… fear has come upon mankind. After this, men can believe anything, expect anything. Don’t any of you be surprised in future if land beasts change places with dolphins and go to live in their salty pastures, and get to like the sounding waves of the sea more than the land, while the dolphins prefer the mountains.” ~ Archilochus
  65. “Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.” ~ Jesse Jackson

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