65 Spoon Quotes On Success In Life

These spoon quotes will inspire you. A spoon is a utensil consisting of a small shallow bowl oval or round, at the end of a handle.

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

Best Spoon Quotes

  1. “Maybe you weren’t born with a silver spoon in your mouth, but like every American, you carry a deed to 635 million acres of public lands. That’s right. Even if you don’t own a house or the latest computer on the market, you own Yosemite, Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and many other natural treasures.” ~ John Garamendi
  2. “I’ve never felt like I was born with a silver spoon at all, although I’ve felt like howling at the moon a lot of times!” ~ Van Morrison , Silver spoon quotes
  3. “I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.” ~ T. S. Eliot
  4. “Even if a fool lived with a wise man all his life, he would still not recognize the truth, like a wooden spoon cannot recognize the flavor of the soup.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  5. “Spoon feeding, in the long run, teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.” ~ E. M. Forster

  6. “Frankly, I was born with a silver spoon.” ~ Mitt Romney
  7. “They dined on mince, and slices of quince, Which they ate with a runcible spoon; And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon.” ~ Edward Lear
  8. “Every man was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes
  9. “The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. “Don’t you always feel bad when they take away one of the spoons? It’s like you ordered wrong.” ~ David Hyde Pierce

  11. “The story of my life can be told in silver: in chocolate mills, serving spoons, and services for twelve. The story of my life has nothing to do with me. The story of my life is things. Things that aren’t mine, that won’t ever be mine. It’s all I’ve ever known. I wish it wasn’t.” ~ Elizabeth Scott
  12. “For I have known them all already, known them all— Have known the evenings, mornings, afternoons, I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.” ~ T. S. Eliot
  13. “Give us this day our daily taste. Restore to us soups that spoons will not sink in and sauces which are never the same twice. Raise up among us stews with more gravy than we have bread to blot it with… Give us pasta with a hundred fillings.” ~ Robert Farrar Capon
  14. “A man with a silver spoon may get his share of supporters, but he can never be an inspiration for somebody! Patience and hard work are the key to every man’s success.” ~ Kailash Kher
  15. “They danced by the light of the moon.” ~ Edward Lear

  16. “If he does really think that there is no distinction between virtue and vice, why, sir, when he leaves our houses let us count our spoons.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  17. “There is a lot of talk now about metal detectors and gun control. Both are good things. But they are no more a solution than forks and spoons are a solution to world hunger.” ~ Anna Quindlen
  18. “Give us this day our daily mask.” ~ Tom Stoppard
  19. “I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth.” ~ David Burge
  20. “When the military man approaches, the world locks up its spoons and packs off its womankind.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

  21. “The worst thing you can do to a child, and I’ve seen it happen so many times, is the silver spoon.” ~ Elton John
  22. “There’s loads of things you can do to make things easy for your throat, you can drink a bit of lemon and hot water couple of spoons of honey, you can gargle with port, I’ve done it a couple of times myself – but don’t swallow it!” ~ Cliff Richard
  23. “A poet is someone Who can pour Light into a spoon, Then raise it To nourish Your beautiful parched, holy mouth.” ~ Hafez
  24. “Uri Geller may have psychic powers by means of which he can bend spoons; if so, he appears to be doing it the hard way.” ~ James Randi
  25. “If your eyes hurt after you drink coffee, you have to take the spoon out of the cup.” ~ Norm Crosby

  26. “It’s actually technically impossible for a woman to argue against feminism. Without feminism, you wouldn’t be allowed to have a debate on a woman’s place in society. You’d be too busy giving birth on the kitchen floor, biting down on a wooden spoon so as not to disturb the men’s card game, before going back to hoeing the rutabaga field.” ~ Caitlin Moran
  27. “When people ask me which I would rather give up, writing or medicine, it’s like being asked which eye I’d prefer to have poked out with a spoon: neither, and please use a fork.” ~ Chris Adrian
  28. “My mom said the two most important kitchen utensils are attached to your arms… you cannot mix up meatballs with a wooden spoon, get in there, get your fingers dirty!” ~ Rachael Ray , Wooden spoon quotes
  29. “Artificial intelligence is based on the assumption that the mind can be described as some kind of formal system manipulating symbols that stand for things in the world. Thus it doesn’t matter what the brain is made of, or what it uses for tokens in the great game of thinking. Using an equivalent set of tokens and rules, we can do thinking with a digital computer, just as we can play chess using cups, salt and pepper shakers, knives, forks, and spoons. Using the right software, one system (the mind) can be mapped onto the other (the computer).” ~ George Johnson
  30. “I have a phobia of spoons I haven’t used one in about 10 years” ~ Liam Payne

  31. “Prufrock had measured out his life with measuring spoons; Dubin, in books resurrecting the lives of others.” ~ Bernard Malamud
  32. “Gretta sits herself down at the table. Robert has arranged everything she needs: a plate, a knife, a bowl with a spoon, a pat of butter, a jar of jam. It is in such small acts of kindness that people know they are loved.” ~ Maggie O’Farrell
  33. “Nature may be as selfishly studied as trade. Astronomy to the selfish becomes astrology; psychology, mesmerism (with intent to show where our spoons are gone); and anatomy and physiology become phrenology and palmistry.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  34. “What, in the devil’s name, is the use of respectability, with never so many gigs and silver spoons, if thou inwardly art the pitifulness of all men?” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  35. “The mellow sweetness of pumpkin pie off a prison spoon is something you will never forget.” ~ Mitchell Burgess

  36. “You know what I like about you? You have no sense. You sit here in my house, you can barely hold a spoon, and you’re telling me ‘no’. You’d pull on Death’s whiskers if you could reach them.” ~ Ilona Andrews
  37. “In my head, the 5 issues of A Spoon Too Short comprise one novel: a 100 page graphic novel sequel to Douglas’ two Dirk books, taking some of the ideas he was working on before he died, and a whole bunch of new stuff from me and a little from Max Landis (who is the Executive Producer on the book as well as writing the forthcoming TV series).” ~ Arvind Ethan David
  38. “The book is like the spoon, scissors, the hammer, the wheel. Once invented, it cannot be improved. You cannot make a spoon that is better than a spoon… The book has been thoroughly tested, and it’s very hard to see how it could be improved on for its current purposes.” ~ Umberto Eco
  39. “He who sups with the devil had better have a long spoon. The devilry of modernity has its own magic: The [believer] who sups with it will find his spoon getting shorter and shorter–until that last supper in which he is left alone at the table, with no spoon at all and with an empty plate. The devil, one may guess, will by then have gone away to more interesting company.” ~ Peter L. Berger
  40. “Slotted spoons don’t hold much soup.” ~ Stephen Sondheim

  41. “I saw that the State was half-witted, that it was timid as a lone woman with her silver spoons, and that it did not know its friends from its foes, and I lost all my remaining respect for it, and pitied it.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  42. “A wine shop was open and I went in for some coffee. It smelled of early morning, of swept dust, spoons in coffee-glasses and the wet circles left by wine glasses.” ~ Ernest Hemingway
  43. “Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  44. “Strawberries that in gardens grow
    Are plump and juicy fine,
    But sweeter far as wise men know
    Spring from the woodland vine.
    No need for bowl or silver spoon,
    Sugar or spice or cream,
    Has the wild berry plucked in June
    Beside the trickling stream.
    One such to melt at the tongue’s root,
    Confounding taste with scent,
    Beats a full peck of garden fruit:
    Which points my argument.” ~ Robert Graves
  45. “If you find a fork on your way when you are in need of a spoon, take it to give someone who is in need of a fork!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

  46. “There was something about a man with a shovel, and the sweat on his neck might as well have been chocolate sauce. It wasn’t fair. Brains and brawns should be two separate categories, not bundled into one irresistible package. She needed to pull herself together before she went after him with a spoon. But where to start?” ~ Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  47. “If there is one thing clear about the centuries dominated by the factory and the wheel, it is that although the machine can make everything from a spoon to a landing-craft, a natural joy in earthly living is something it never has and never will be able to manufacture.” ~ Henry Beston
  48. “I was fighting a small fight of my own which wasn’t leading
    anywhere-but like a man with a bent spoon trying to dig through a cement wall I knew that a small fight was better than quitting: it the heart alive.” ~ Charles Bukowski
  49. “I love music and I enjoy creating sounds. I got into making music when I was a child, starting with the spoons and the koto before moving onto the piano.” ~ Tobe Hooper
  50. “To get rid of swelling… I put green tea bags on my eyelids. Or I grab cold spoons that I leave in the freezer and put them on my eyes.” ~ Shay Mitchell

  51. “We can grow so accustomed to being spoon-fed the Word of God that we sometimes forget how to examine the Scriptures for ourselves.” ~ Beth Moore
  52. “I was about five years old when I was eating soup in our kitchen, and as I was lifting the spoon towards my mouth, it bent and broke in half.” ~ Uri Geller
  53. “If someday, in a morning, you see you, in a mirror or the dent of a spoon, and wonder Where is my soul and Where has it gone, remember this: Catch the gaze of a woman on the metro, subway, tram. Look at a man. Seek and you will find you in the silvered space, a flash between souls.” ~ Naomi Shihab Nye
  54. “In taking soup, it is necessary to avoid lifting too much in the spoon, or filling the mouth so full as almost to stop the breath.” ~ Jean-Baptiste de La Salle
  55. “You’re the little spoon, aren’t you?” ~ Rob Thurman

  56. “Repealing drug laws would remove the risks involved with producing and distributing drugs, bringing ‘street prices’ crashing down (it’s estimated that a ‘spoon’ of heroin would cost about a quarter in the free market), thereby eradicating any incentive that criminals might have to compete with legitimate businesses, and greatly reducing if not eliminating altogether any economic reason to ‘push’ drugs on children.” ~ L. Neil Smith
  57. “I’m the enemy. Because I like to think, I like to read. I’m into freedom of speech, the freedom of choice. I’m the kind of guy who likes to sit in a greasy spoon and wonder – “Gee, should I have the T-bone steak or the jumbo rack of BBQ ribs with the side order of gravy fries?” I want high cholesterol. I wanna eat bacon and butter and buskets of cheese, okay? I wanna smoke a Cuban cigar the size of Cincinnati in the non-smoking section. I wanna run through the streets naked with green Jell-O all over my body reading Playboy magazine. Why? Because I suddenly might feel the need to, okay, pal?” ~ Denis Leary
  58. “A spoon cannot taste of the food it carries. Likewise, a foolish man cannot understand the wise man´s wisdom even if he associates with a sage.” ~ Dalai Lama
  59. “But one day I woke up and heard myself saying, I am a fork being used to eat cereal. I am not a spoon. I am a fork. And I can’t help people eat cereal any longer.” ~ Rivka Galchen
  60. “Jack was balancing a spoon on his nose when I walked in. “You,” I said knocking it off his face. “Me!” He answered cheerfully.” ~ Kiersten White

  61. “I once got a letter from a woman who told me she was 90. She said if she were 30 years younger, I would have had to watch out. I guess 60 seems really young when you’re 90. She said she would eat me with a spoon.” ~ David James
  62. “Ordinary people need to lead and not sit there and think that governments are going to spoon-feed them and look after them and look after the country because they won’t.” ~ Ian Kiernan
  63. “Popular music had never had lyrical sophistication of this type [like Bob Dylan]; wit, to be sure, but “Darkness at the break of noon/Shadows even the silver spoon/The handmade blade, the child’s balloon/Eclipses both the sun and moon/To understand you know too soon/ There is no sense in trying”? No.” ~ Bob Dylan
  64. “I don’t want to spoon-feed the audience, like, “This is the funny guy, this is one you hate, this is the one you like.” A lot of movies do that. They don’t really give you a choice. They show you the jock, and he’s an idiot, and everybody has to hate him. You have no choice.” ~ Fede Alvarez , Spoon quotes feeding
  65. “I learned that Canadians are furious because Canada is exporting water to the United States. Their lakes are shrinking because they’re selling water to the U.S. We water our golf courses and every ice cream shop and every coffee shop in the country because the health inspector has said you have to have a steady stream of water cleaning your spoons that you’re frothing milk with and their ice cream scoopers. Are you kidding me? We’re wasting all this water while we’re sucking it from Canada and they’re watching their lakes shrink?” ~ Ian Somerhalder

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