Julia Child Sayings and Quotes

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


You must have discipline to have fun.     

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It's fun to get together and have something good to eat at least once a day. That's what human life is all about — enjoying things.     

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People who love to eat are always the best people.     

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Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper. Everything can have drama if it's done right. Even a pancake.     

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Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper. Everything can have drama if it's done right. Even a pancake.     

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In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.     

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Cooking is one failure after another, and that's how you finally learn.     

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The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they're right if you love to be with them all the time.      

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The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.     

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A party without cake is just a meeting.     

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Wine is a living liquid containing no preservatives. Its life cycle comprises youth, maturity, old age, and death. When not treated with reasonable respect it will sicken and die.     

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The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.     

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It's so beautifully arranged on the plate - you know someone's fingers have been all over it.     

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There is nothing nicer than a kitchen really made for a cook. Things that are designed to be used always have an innate beauty.     

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The more you know, the more you can create. There's no end to imagination in the kitchen.     

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No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.     

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Until I discovered cooking, I was never really interested in anything.     

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A party without cake is just a meeting.     

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A party without cake is really just a meeting.     

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The dinner hour is a sacred, happy time when everyone should be together and relaxed.     

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The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude.     

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Always start out with a larger pot than what you think you need.     

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The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.     

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Cooking well doesn't mean cooking fancy.     

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No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.     

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You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces, just good food from fresh ingredients.     

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People who love to eat are always the best people.     

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In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.     

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Any disaster is a learning process.     

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With enough butter, anything is good.     

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