Salad Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old salad quotes, salad sayings, and salad proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Cleopatra, kidded by Charmian about her old love for Julius Cesar, joked that those were her salad days, when she was 'green in judgement, cold in blood.' Robert Hendrickson
Hair...coarse and slightly wavy, with just a trace of oil all over it, like a well-tossed salad. Ronald Dahl
A woman is like a salad; much depends on the dressing. Anon
The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is out-grossing my films. Paul Newman
A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands. Lord Byron
There are three things a woman can make out of almost anything— a salad, a hat, and a quarrel. John Barrymore
It takes more oil than vinegar to make a good salad. Jean Pierre Camus
There's no lettuce in a true Greek salad; it's a mix of vegetables based around large, juicy tomato wedges. Sonja Overhiser
The essence of a good salad is simplicity. Clean, bright flavors that, when brought together, bring out the best in one another. Chuck Williams
Herbs are appreciated for the complex flavor and refreshing taste they bring to a salad. Chuck Williams
Your hands are the best tool for dressing salad greens— tongs or other tools bruise delicate greens and make it difficult to dress them evenly. Tasha DeSerio
Making salads is an art. A delicious, healthy art. Tasha DeSerio
When schedules are tight and mealtime becomes a rushed affair, salads are often the first thing dropped from the menu, and that's a shame because a salad adds nutrition, texture, color, and taste to even the simplest of meals. Jean Pare
A salad at dinner is a necessity, almost a passion with some people; the craving for it may be compared to that of an inveterate smoker for his pipe, of english women for tea, and the Chinese for opium. Alfred Suzanne
Salad required so much care in order to retain the essential properties of the plants that they should not be touched except by the delicate fingers of a young girl. J.J. Rousseau
A salad is only as good as the ingredients used to crate it. Pam Powell
The joy of a salad is that it can be made up from almost anything and it will always provide you with a healthy, colorful, and fun food experience. Harry Eastwood
Apart from being delicious, salads are also a way of looking at leaves and vegetables in a fresh, new light. Harry Eastwood
To my delight, I have found that eating a salad a day has opened up a world of lunches and dinners that are decadent and satisfying— and usually knocked up in twenty minutes. Harry Eastwood
The soul of a great salad lies in the freshness of its ingredients, the imagination with which it comes together, and the vibrancy of the colours, textures, and tastes on your plate. Harry Eastwood
Salad 'freshens without enfeebling and fortifies without irritating.' Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Bread is the king of the table and all else is merely the court that surrounds the king. The countries are the soup, the meat, the vegetables, the salad but bread is king. Louis Bromfield
To remember a successful salad is generally to remember a successful dinner; at all events, the perfect dinner necessarily includes the perfect salad. George Ellwanger
It's like a jar of salad dressing sitting on a shelf... most of the seasoning settles to the bottom of the bottle. But when you shake that bottle up, all the ingredients mix together and then the dressing can add flavor to a salad. In the same way, we can stir ourselves up and regain the reverence, respect and awe we once had for the Lord. Joyce Meyer
One of the benefits of eating salad is that you can eat tons of it and never be satisfied. Jim Gaffigan
A well-made salad must have a certain uniformity; it should make perfect sense for those ingredients to share a bowl. Yotam Ottolenghi
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. Miles Kington
Many people eat salad dutifully because they feel it is good for them, but more enlightened types eat it happily because it is good. Laurie Colwin
Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad. Brian O'Driscoll
What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art. Augustus Saint-Gaudens