64 Stew Quotes On Success In Life

These stew quotes will inspire you. A stew is a combination of solid food ingredients that have been cooked in liquid and served in the resultant gravy.

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

Best Stew Quotes

  1. “Life is like a stew, you have to stir it frequently, or all the scum rises to the top.” ~ Tom Robbins
  2. “Stew’s so comforting on a rainy day.” ~ Dodie Smith
  3. “If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.” ~ Dr. Seuss
  4. “There is a charm in making a stew, to the unaccustomed cook, from the excitement of wondering what the result will be and whether any flavor save that of onions will survive the competition in the mixture.” ~ Annie Besant
  5. “I’m Irish, so I’m used to odd stews. I can take it. Just throw a lot of carrots and onions in there and I’ll call it dinner.” ~ Liam Neeson

  6. “Society is like a stew. If you don’t stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.” ~ Edward Abbey
  7. “I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning.” ~ John Barrymore
  8. “I travel the world, and I’m happy to say that America is still the great melting pot – maybe a chunky stew rather than a melting pot at this point, but you know what I mean.” ~ Philip Glass
  9. “Anyway, like I was saying, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, sautes it. There’s, um, shrimp ka-bobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo, pan-fried, deep-fried, stir-fried. There’s pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich… That’s, that’s about it.” ~ Mykelti Williamson
  10. “Make big pots of soups, stews, and chilis – they stretch a buck, and you can live off them for days!” ~ Rachael Ray

  11. “Well, art is art, isn’t it? Still, on the other hand, water is water.” ~ Groucho Marx
  12. “Well, Art is Art, isn’t it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know.” ~ Groucho Marx
  13. “When it came to political power, blacks need not apply. Add to this steaming stew the growing tensions over the Vietnam War and the movement for civil rights, and you had plenty of elements to fire the imagination of a novice journalist.” ~ Andrea Mitchell
  14. “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
  15. “Oh East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet.” ~ Rudyard Kipling

  16. “I didn’t have to audition. That’s common, but it had never happened to me before. Normally, I hate auditioning. I need to stew and think… let the character develop and grow inside me.” ~ Casey Affleck
  17. “That love is reverence, and worship, and glory, and the upward glance. Not a bandage for dirty sores. But they don’t know it. Those who speak of love most promiscuously are the ones who’ve never felt it. They make some sort of feeble stew out of sympathy, compassion, contempt, and general indifference, and they call it love. Once you’ve felt what it means to love as you and I know it – the total passion for the total height – you’re incapable of anything less.” ~ Ayn Rand
  18. “Fish sticks and beef stew that millions of children love to hate.” ~ Marian Burros
  19. “Those who have hurt you in the past cannot continue to hurt you now unless you hold on to the pain through resentment.” ~ Rick Warren
  20. “A caprice is handled like a stew, and the pepper is added at the last minute.” ~ Rachilde

  21. “I guess it’s just another one of life’s little mysteries.” “I’m tired of mysteries.” “Yeah? I think they add a kind of zest to the world. Like salt in a stew.” ~ Neil Gaiman
  22. “The renewed use of lobotomy today is particularly applicable to women: Because they do routine things, it is possible to take away their spirit of revolt, of debate, of criticism, and still leave them perfectly capable of making stews or washing dishes. It’s terrible, this tendency to consider women something dangerous to society.” ~ Simone de Beauvoir
  23. “Your heart keeps jumping like a kangaroo, floating like an onion in a bowl of stew.” ~ Fabian
  24. “Genre fiction, as Terry Pratchett has pointed out, is a stew. You take stuff out of the pot, you put stuff back. The stew bubbles on.” ~ Neil Gaiman
  25. “Go and do, don’t sit and stew.” ~ John Bytheway

  26. “I am more modest now, but I still think that one of the pleasantest of all emotions is to know that I, I with my brain and my hands, have nourished my beloved few, that I have concocted a stew or a story, a rarity or a plain dish, to sustain them truly against the hungers of the world.” ~ M. F. K. Fisher
  27. “The brain is only three pounds of blood, dream, and electricity, and yet from that mortal stew come Beethoven’s sonatas. Dizzy Gillespie’s jazz. Audrey Hepburn’s wish to spend the last month of her life in Somalia, saving children.” ~ Diane Ackerman
  28. “I’m away so much I’ve had to learn to cook, and I find it relaxing after filming. I make stews and liver and bacon, and an Italian mate taught me how to make a mean puttanesca sauce.” ~ Ray Winstone
  29. “There are real facts in my poems, but facts mixed up in the perverse stubborn stew of imagination, add a pinch or two of revenge and retribution, a dash of amplification and reparation.” ~ Philip Schultz
  30. “I stew all night in my own grease.” ~ Nathaniel Cotton

  31. “Dinner is often a stew of beans or legumes, which are awesome for dieting; they give you that meaty satisfaction and both are excellent with whole grain rice or bread.” ~ Nadia Giosia
  32. “We parked in back and walked down the stairs with their polished brass railings, past the old-fashioned kitchen. We could see the chefs cooking. It smelled like stew, or meat loaf, the way time should smell, solid and nourishing.” ~ Janet Fitch
  33. “In my mind, President Snow should be viewed in front of marble pillars hung with oversized flags. It’s jarring to see him surrounded by the ordinary objects in the room. Like taking the lid off a pot and finding a fanged viper instead of stew.” ~ Suzanne Collins
  34. “I poke around in the pile, about to settle on some cod chowder, when Peeta holds out a can to me. “Here.” I take it, not knowing what to expect. The label reads LAMB STEW.” ~ Suzanne Collins
  35. “Get over it – If you have a bad workout or run a bad race, allow yourself exactly 1 hour to stew about it-then move on.” ~ Steve Scott

  36. “Next out of the hall came the sisters and their husbands. Before I could say anything, the captain had clamped his hand over my mouth and was lifting me off my feet as I kicked. Cornwall made as to draw his dagger, but Regan pulled him away. “You’ve just won a kingdom, my duke, killing vermin is a servant’s task. Leave the bitter fool stew in his own bile.” She wanted me. It was clear.” ~ Christopher Moore
  37. “All right,” sighed Madrigal. “To the baths, then. To make ourselves shiningly clean.” Like vegetable, she thought, before they go in the stew.” ~ Laini Taylor
  38. “Never try to understand the students. They hate it. They would much rather be tragically misunderstood, wallow in self-pity, stew in their own —” “That’s enough, Phineas,” said Dumbledore.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  39. “We hand the meat over to Greasy Sae in the kitchen. She likes District 13 well enough, even though she thinks the cooks are somewhat lacking in imagination. But a woman who came up with a palatable wild dog and rhubarb stew is bound to feel as if her hands are tied here.” ~ Suzanne Collins
  40. “Information appears to stew out of me naturally, like the precious otter of roses out of the otter.” ~ Mark Twain

  41. “She likes us,” said Umbo. “I know, I could feel it too,” said Rigg. “She’s really glad to have us here. I think she loves us like her own children.” “Whom she murdered and cut up into the stew.” “They were delicious.” ~ Orson Scott Card
  42. “Since it was there, Larkin got another bowl, spooned up stew for himself. “He fights with us. We’re an army.” “An army? Talk about delusions of grandeur. What are you?” she asked Glenna. “Witch.” “So, we’ve got a witch, a sorcerer, a couple of refugees from Geall and a vampire. Some army.” ~ Nora Roberts
  43. “Fifteen birds in five firtrees, their feathers were fanned in a fiery breeze! But, funny little birds, they had no wings! O what shall we do with the funny little things? Roast ’em alive, or stew them in a pot; fry them, boil them and eat them hot?” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  44. “You can’t, if you can’t feel it, if it never Rises from the soul, and sways The heart of every single hearer, With deepest power, in simple ways. You’ll sit forever, gluing things together, Cooking up a stew from other’s scraps, Blowing on a miserable fire, Made from your heap of dying ash. Let apes and children praise your art, If their admiration’s to your taste, But you’ll never speak from heart to heart, Unless it rises up from your heart’s space.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  45. “Old Cob tucked away his bowl of stew with the predatory efficency of a lifetime bachelor.” ~ Patrick Rothfuss

  46. “If you want to marry me, here’s what you’ll have to do: You must learn how to make a perfect chicken-dumpling stew. And you must sew my holey socks, And soothe my troubled mind, And develop the knack for scratching my back, And keep my shoes spotlessly shined. And while I rest you must rake up the leaves, And when it is hailing and snowing You must shovel the walk…and be still when I talk, And-hey-where are you going?” ~ Shel Silverstein
  47. “Uriah drops his tray next to me. It is loaded with beef stew and chocolate cake. I stare at the cake pile. “There was cake?” I say, looking at my own plate, which is more sensibly stocked than Uriah’s. “Yeah, someone just brought it out. Found a couple boxes of the mix in the back and baked it,” he says. “You can have a few bites of mine.” “A few bites? So you’re planning on eating that mountain of cake by yourself?” “Yes.” He looks confused. “Why?” “Never mind.” ~ Veronica Roth
  48. “I found it curious that people kept animals for companionship and not food. When I’d asked Mama Oaks when she planned to cook the fat creature that slept in a basket in the kitchen, her eyes almost popped out of her head. Since then, she’d kept her pet away from me, like she suspected I meant to turn it into stew. Clearly, I had a lot to learn.” ~ Ann Aguirre
  49. “Buttercup’s mother hesitated, then put her stew spoon down. (This was after stew, but so is everything. When the first man first clambered from the slime and made his first home on land, what he had for supper that first night was stew.)” ~ William Goldman
  50. “Don’t grumble! Don’t stew! Some critters are much-much, Oh, ever so much-much So muchly much-much more unlucky than you!” ~ Dr. Seuss

  51. “Man…heats up like a lightbulb: red hot in the twinkling of an eye and cold again in a flash. The female, on the other hand…heats up like an iron. Slowly, over a low heat, like tasty stew. But then, once she has heated up, there’s no stopping her.” ~ Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  52. “Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico and the Far East, eating only in Hard Rock Cafes and McDonalds? Or do we want to eat without fear, tearing into the local stew, the humble taqueria’s mystery meat, the sincerely offered gift of a lightly grilled fish head? I know what I want. I want it all. I want to try everything once.” ~ Anthony Bourdain
  53. “My ma says You can’t unspill a stew.” “She also says Undoing a wrong is greater than doing a right.” “You know, Ma is very good at saying two things at once.” ~ Shannon Hale
  54. “Out there things can happen, and frequently do, To people as brainy and footsy as you. And when things start to happen, don’t worry, don’t stew. Just go right along, you’ll start happening too!” ~ Dr. Seuss
  55. “How the French can talk. About a stew, about a fly on the parapet, about death, about anything.” ~ Francine du Plessix Gray

  56. “My favorite healthy foods are Jamaican chicken soup, Jamaican chicken stew peas, Jamaican brown stew chicken, plantains and banana chips.” ~ Sanya Richards-Ross
  57. “It seems that one moment I was this little kid only caring about animals and flowers and stuff, and then the next minute I was this raging stew of hormones. I don’t know if you’ve ever been a raging stew of anything, but I wouldn’t particularly recommend it.” ~ Julie Burchill
  58. “The swift December dusk had come tumbling clownishly after its dull day and, as he stared through the dull square of the window of the schoolroom, he felt his belly crave for its food. He hoped there would be stew for dinner, turnips and carrots and bruised potatoes and fat mutton pieces to be ladled out in thick peppered flourfattened sauce. Stuff it into you, his belly counselled him.” ~ James Joyce
  59. “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
  60. “If you take cranberries and stew them like apple sauce, it tastes much more like prunes than rhubarb does.” ~ Groucho Marx

  61. “Intemperance is a dangerous companion. It throws many people off their guard, betrays them to a great many indecencies, to ruinous passions, to disadvantages in fortune; makes them discover secrets, drive foolish bargains, engage in play, and often to stagger from the tavern to the stews.” ~ Jeremy Collier
  62. “With every character you play, as these guys will tell you, there’s a part of you goes into that in terms of the ingredients of making this stew. There’s most definitely a part of me in Captain Jack and now, fortunately, or unfortunately, there’s a great part of Captain Jack in me as well. Basically, I can’t shake him. He won’t leave me alone. He just sorts of keeps showing up at odd times.” ~ Johnny Depp
  63. “Your stew, so long deferred, stands finally extra causes. Greet it as your fellow-creature. It is as deliciously unnecessary as you are.” ~ Robert Farrar Capon
  64. “I do the meatball recipe a lot. I think the army stew probably too. It’s the most useful dish because it was born out of necessity and poverty and any idiot can make it in 20 minutes on a hot plate. It’s cheap and uses readily available commercial ingredients. And it’s delicious. It should be the great American dish – perfect late-night stoner dorm food for college kids on a budget.” ~ Anthony Bourdain

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