ELV’s Thought(s) for the Day


My dinners have never interfered with my business. They have been my recreation…A public banquet (dinner), if eaten with thought and care, is no more of a strain than a dinner at home. – Chauncey DePew (1834-1928)

Dining out is a vice. A dissipation of spirit punished by remorse. – Cyril Connolly, The Unquiet Grave (1944)

Why should so vast a national expenditure be left entirely to chance?Duncan Hines, Adventures in Good Eating (1936)

ELV’s Thought(s) for the Day


Rain is good for vegetables, and for the animals who eat those vegetables, and for the animals who eat those animals. – Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784

Persons living entirely on vegetables are seldom of plump and succulent habit. – William Cullen, 1710-1790

Vegetarians have wicked, shifty eyes, and laugh in a cold and calculating manner. They pinch little children, steal stamps, drink water, favour beards…wheeze, squeak, drawl and maunder… J. B. Morton, 1893-1979

ELV’s Thought(s) for the Day

Critics are like eunuchs in a harem. They’re there every night, they see it done every night, they see how should be done every night, but they can’t do it themselves. – Brendan Behan

Critics are like eunuchs at a gang bang. – George Burns

A critic is a man who knows the way but can’t drive the car. – Kenneth Tynan