If I were invited to a dinner party with my characters, I wouldn’t show up.
– Dr. Seuss –
My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.
― Orson Welles –
Life is like an 6-slice apple pie at a 12-guest dinner banquet. If you just sit back and wait for it to come to you, chances are, you’re going to miss dessert.
― Donald L. Hicks, Look into the stillness –
In those days, at least in my small town, parents didn’t seem to worry so much about what their kids were doing as long as they made it home in time for dinner.
― K. Martin Beckner, Chips of Red Paint –
Luncher is a combo of lunch and dinner. Too late for lunch, but too early for dinner. Trademark pending.
― Gena Showalter, The One You Want –
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he’s buying.
– Fran Lebowitz –
Last night we went to a Chinese dinner at six and a French dinner at nine, and I can feel the sharks’ fins navigating unhappily in the Burgundy.
– Peter Fleming –
Woman serving dinner to husband: “It’s a hamburger surprise. You had it yesterday and the day before, and you certainly didn’t expect to get it tonight.”
– Jerry Marcus –
Mother to child at the dinner table: “It seems like yesterday we practically had to hit you over the head to get you to eat your vegetables. Now all of a sudden you’re a vegetarian.”
– Joe E. Buresch –
Behind every successful man there’s a woman saying: “What do you mean you’re going to be late for dinner?”
– Robert Orben –
Even today, well-brought up English girls are taught by their mothers to boil all vegetables for at least a month and a half, just in case one of the dinner guests turns up without his teeth.
– Calvin Trillin –
At a dinner party: “I came from a well-to-do family. My mother was always saying, “Well, to do that, you’ll need more money.”
– Cathryn Baker Hopkins –