There is no more fruitful source of family discontent than a housewife's badly-cooked dinners and untidy ways.
Society is composed of two large classes; those who have more dinners than appetites, and those with more appetites than dinners.
The gossip that came back to me from fashionable dinners where people pitied poor Romain Gary, who must be a little sad, a little jealous of the meteoric rise in the literary firmament of his cousin Emile Ajar… I’ve had a lot of fun. Good-bye, and thank you.romain gary
People must have both their dreams and their dinners in this world, and when we go out of it we must take what we find. That is all .james branch cabell
People must have both their dreams and their dinners in this world, and when we go out of it we must take what we find. That is all.
Dresses for breakfasts, and dinners, and balls. Dresses to sit in, and stand in, and walk in; Dresses to dance in, and flirt in, and talk in, Dresses in which to do nothing at all; Dresses for Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall; All of them different in color and shape. Silk, muslin, and lace, velvet, satin, and crape, Brocade and broadcloth, and other material, Quite as expensive and much more ethereal.william allen butler