Cake Sayings and Quotes

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


Cake for later, cake as a way of life.     

Laini Taylor

It's a piece of cake until you get to the top. You find you can't stop playing the game the way you've always played it.     

Richard M. Nixon

There's nothing better than cake but more cake.

Harry S. Truman

The easiest way to make a fruit cake is to buy a darkish cake, then pound some old, hard fruit into it with a mallet. Be sure to wear safety glasses.

Dave Barry

Writing's a lot like cooking. Sometimes the cake won't rise, no matter what you do, and every now and again the cake tastes better than you ever could have dreamed it would.

Neil Gaiman

Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, only less filling.

Dave Barry

We'll take the cake with the red cherry on top.

Navjot Singh Sidhu

I like to serve chocolate cake, because it doesn't show the dirt.

Phyllis Diller

Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.     

Audrey Hepburn

The cake had a trick candle that wouldn't go out, so I didn't get my wish. Which was just that it would always be like this, that my life could be a party just for me.     

Janet Fitch

A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.

Benjamin Franklin

Because the sweeter the cake, the more bitter the jelly can be.     

Lady Gaga

I like birthday cake. It's so symbolic. It's a tempting symbol to load with something more complicated than just happy birthday! because it's this emblem of childhood and a happy day.     

Aimee Bender

My policy on cake is pro having it and pro eating it.

Boris Johnson

Having a birthday cake squashed into your face by young kids? Delicious. I always don a Santa suit at Christmas. Remaining childish is a tremendous state of innocence.     

John Lydon

I've always told my children that life is like a layer cake. You get to put one layer on top of the other, and whether you frost it or not is up to you.

Ann Richards

You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

Bob Hope

Making cake is one of the easiest things in the world.

Paul Hollywood