Cereal Sayings and Quotes

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


The oat is the Horatio Alger of cereals, which progressed, if not from rags to riches, at least from weed to health food.      

Waverley Root

The Breakfast of Champions isn't cereal, it's the competition!     

David Lee Roth

Pay attention, don't let life go by you. Fall in love with the back of your cereal box.      

Jerry Seinfeld

Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.      

Erma Bombeck

In life, as in breakfast cereal, it is always best to read the instructions on the box.     

Terry Pratchett

Why, if there is alphabet soup, do we not have punctuation cereal?      

Mary Norris

Sometimes you actually get caught in the web of things where people are talking about what kind of breakfast cereal you like.

Josh Homme

Cereal eating is almost a marker for a healthy lifestyle. It sets you up for the day, so you don't overeat.

Bruce Barton

There's a little bit of magic in every box!

Adam Rex

You don`t get mood swings from eating cornflakes.     

O.J. Simpson

Cereal production in the rain-fed areas still remains relatively unaffected by the impact of the green revolution, but significant change and progress are now becoming evident in several countries

Norman Borlaug

Remember the days when you let your child have some chocolate if he finished his cereal? Now, chocolate is one of the cereals.

Robert Orben

Do you know what breakfast cereal is made of? It's made of all those little curly wooden shavings you find in pencil sharpeners!     

Roald Dahl

You know you've made it to the big time when you're on a cereal box.

Mike Schultz

I pore over every word on the cereal box at breakfast, often more than once. You can ask me anything about shredded wheat.      

Chris Van Allsburg

Don't eat breakfast cereals that change the color of your milk.

Michael Pollan