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1. "Mr. Barbecue-Smith was tossed to the floor."
Author: Aldous Huxley
2. "From 1971 onwards, the Memorial Day holiday was officially observed on the last Monday in May and became the unofficial start of the summer, with barbecues, blockbuster movie openings and mattress sales."
Author: Allen West
3. "My favorite moments? Where it's all going swimmingly, the sun's out and I've got a fire going and a nice snake on the barbecue."
Author: Bear Grylls
4. "You're a wrestler, right, Jake?" Dad asked, passing Jake more saag. My parents were in an Indian food phase. The evening's entree consisted of limp spinach. God forbid we'd throw a few burgers on the grill and just have a barbecue when guests came over.Jake gave the bright green, mushy contents a wary glance but accepted the bowl. "Yeah. I wrestle. I'm captain this year.""How Greco-Roman of you," Lucius said dryly, lifting a glob of spinach and letting it drip, slowly, from his fork. "Grappling about on mats."
Author: Beth Fantaskey
5. "I think I can capture the taste buds of the average right-wing conservative who loves barbecue."
Author: Bobby Seale
6. "Thanks, you guys." Fiona smiled. "I haven't been with anyone since Jackson and I split. I hate to act like such a hoochie mama, but---""Hey. There's a little hoochie mama in all of us," Charli said. "Didn't I tell you how I finally got Reno to make the big move?""No.""The famous Wilder barbecue party? While we were dancing, I conveniently told him I'd forgotten to put panties on under my dress. He could barely keep his hands to himself. Then I told him if he was interested, I'd meet him back at his house.""Oooh, devious." Abby laughed. "Was there any rubber left on his tires?""Nope." Charli grinned. "But that was one hoochie-mama move I'll never regret."
Author: Candis Terry
7. "We are burning like a chicken wing left on the grill of an outdoor barbecuewe are unwanted and burning we are burning and unwanted we arean unwantedburningas we sizzle and fryto the bonethe coals of Dante's 'Inferno' spit and sputter beneathus andabove the sky is an open hand andthe words of wise men are uselessit's not a nice world, a nice world it's not ..."
Author: Charles Bukowski
8. "I would be in Italy working on a film, longing for something simple - like, God, I would just kill to be sitting at a barbecue having a beer right now."
Author: Chris O'Donnell
9. "I love how the men stand around cooking the barbie while the women have done all the work beforehand doing the marinade and making the salads and then everybody says, 'what a great barbie' to the guy cooking. A barbecue is just the ultimate blokes' pastime, isn't it?"
Author: Curtis Stone
10. "I love barbecue, it's my favorite thing to eat."
Author: David Nail
11. "Daddy had a strict rule about firearms. Anything we killed we had to eat. No amount of barbecue sauce would make a hairy guy like you palatable."
Author: Diane Kelly
12. "What's that supposed to mean? A wolf's head on a stick. Big wolf barbecue tonight? Bring your own wolf?"
Author: Eoin Colfer
13. "We sat around and I fed them barbecue and whiskey. And pretty soon everyone started to compete with each other on the guitars. It seemed the more everyone drank and ate, the more everyone got into it."
Author: Gary Allan
14. "Oh Lord please don't burn us don't kill or toast your flock. Don't put us on the barbecue or simmer us in stock. Don't bake or baste or boil us or stir-fry us in a wok."
Author: Graham Chapman
15. "I try to avoid barbecue potato chips. They're my weakness."
Author: Gwyneth Paltrow
16. "So, yeah, his people wouldn't have just frowned on his sex life; they would have handled him only with barbecue tongs while wearing a Hazmat suit and a welding mask"
Author: J.R. Ward
17. "DuendeI can't remember her name.It's not as though I've been in bedwith that many women.The truth is I can't even rememberher face. I kind of know how strongher thighs were, and her beauty.But what I won't forgetis the way she tore openthe barbecued chicken with her hands,and wiped the grease on her breasts."
Author: Jack Gilbert
18. "Well," Fred said. "Gotta go. You two come by for dinner soon. I'll barbecue something."Where Fred was concerned, that probably meant he'd shoot something first, then barbecue it, but that was fine by Tony. He'd eat barbecued yak if it meant being a part of this family"
Author: Jane Graves
19. "Whenever I travel to the South, the first thing I do is visit the best barbecue place between the airport and my hotel. An hour or two later I visit the best barbecue place between my hotel and dinner."
Author: Jeffrey Steingarten
20. "Better be careful talking about how good my cooking is. Roslyn might get jealous."The vampire madam let out a soft laugh. "Oh, I'll freely admit that your cooking is much better than mine, Gin. But I have certain skills you don't, especially in the bedroom. I think that Xavier far prefers those, even over a plate of the Pork Pit's best barbecue."Roslyn gave Xavier a sly look, and the giant's grin widened."Well played, Roslyn," I murmured. "Well played."
Author: Jennifer Estep
21. "Barbecue is the third rail of North Carolina politics."
Author: John Shelton Reed
22. "Southern barbecue is the closest thing we have in the U.S. to Europe's wines or cheeses; drive a hundred miles and the barbecue changes."
Author: John Shelton Reed
23. "Think of the beginning of the story of the beginning of everything: Adam (without Eve and without divine guidance) names the animals. Continuing his work, we call stupid people bird-brained, cowardly people chickens, fools turkeys. Are these the best names we have to offer? If we can revise the notion of women coming from a rib, can't we revise our categorizations of the animals that, draped with barbecue sauce, end up as the ribs on our dinner plates — or for that matter, the KFC in our hands?"
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
24. "I wore an eye patch when I was a kid, you said. Maybe we met out here and fell in love over bad barbecue. I doubt it, I said. I'm just saying, Yunior. Maybe five thousand years ago we were together.Five thousand years ago I was in Denmark. That's true. And half of me was in Africa. Doing what?Farming, I guess. That's what everybody does everywhere.Maybe we were together some other time. I can't think when, I said.You tried not to look at me. Maybe five million years ago.People weren't even people back then."
Author: Junot Díaz
25. "Maybe we met out here and fell in love over bad barbecue."
Author: Junot Díaz
26. "It's hot as a barbecue the smog is pressed up against the foothills so that you can't even see them. everyone is irritated, but noone argues because noone can breathe. i laid on the couch in my bikini and watched His Girl Friday. I have decided that i will be a journalist like Josland Russel (in the movie) and not take any flak for anyone unless they look and act like Cary Grant."
Author: Kelly Easton
27. "If I had a magic wand, I would live in a building in New York, big enough so my friends, my family could all have apartments in it. We'd raise our kids in the same space and have backyard barbecues and get old and fat together."
Author: Liz Murray
28. "Maybe I should do this for y-" (Samantha)"No, I'm cooking. If you want to be helpful, you can bring me my wine. I poured us both a glass." (Mortimer)"But-""No," he insisted, pushing her toward the door. "In you go. I'm the man. I get to barbecue while you stand around and look cute."
Author: Lynsay Sands
29. "At the weekends, I usually have around 50 kids running around in my back garden. They are all friends of my kids. I know all their names. We have barbecues, put up tents, and play soccer. I love it."
Author: Magnus Scheving
30. "I have the restaurant, too. I serve Southwest, barbecue."
Author: Mickey Gilley
31. "You know what killed off the dinosaurs, Whateley? We did. In one barbecue."
Author: Neil Gaiman
32. "If there is a God, no part of the Bible or Christian doctrine will convince me of his existence half as much as the flavor of a barbecued pork rib. It is in that juicy snack that I can perhaps begin to glean a divine design, because that shit is delicious in a manner that can be accurately described as "heavenly."
Author: Nick Offerman
33. "And still she felt more confident at the prospect of taking on the Russian Mafia than she did attending a backyard barbecue."
Author: Nora Roberts
34. "Tell me again why you have barbecues in the middle of winter, bro?"Nate looked at him like he was an idiot. "We like steak."
Author: Pamela Clare
35. "There are no ideas in the South, just barbecue."
Author: Pat Conroy
36. "There is no real need for decorations when throwing a barbecue party - let the summer garden, in all its vibrant and luscious splendour, speak for itself."
Author: Pippa Middleton
37. "Come on outside when you're done," I told her. "It's like the barbecue of the damned. Except . . . there's no grill."
Author: Richelle Mead
38. "Facinating." He broke into a wide grin. "I've discovered something, Khufu. This is not Memphis, Egypt."Khufu gave me a sideways look, and I could swear his expression meant, Duh."I've also discovered a new form of magic called blues music," the man continued. "And barbecue. Yes, you must try barbecue."
Author: Rick Riordan
39. "I want to know, Barbecue: how long are"
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
40. "I couldn't picture heaven. How could a place be any good at all if it didn't have the things there you enjoyed doing? If there were no comic books, no monster movies, no bikes, and no country roads to ride them on? No swimming pools, no ice cream, no summer, or barbecue on the Fourth of July? No thunderstorms, and front porches on which to sit and watch them coming? Heaven sounded to me like a library that only held books about one certain subject, yet you had to spend eternity and eternity and eternity reading them. What was heaven without typewriter paper and a magic box?"
Author: Robert R. McCammon
41. "Oh, no. We can't have that. Where you going, Mr. Meanie-Pants? You don't hurt people then run. That's just rude. Can the Simi barbecue him, or is he on the ‘No Simi' eat list?" – Simi"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
42. "Ooo, let's see, I need to get my spicy barbecue sauce. Definitely some oven mitts, ‘cause he's gonna be hot from being flame-broiled. I need to get a couple of them apple trees to make wood chips so the meat be nice and appley tasting. Give it that extra yumminess, ‘cause I don't like that Daimon flavor. Ack! (Simi)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
43. "No, but it's what I need to know the answer to. (Sin)Yes, Sin. I missed you. I've mourned for you. I've hated you. I've wanted to sic Simi on you with barbecue sauce and I've done nothing but think about how much I just want to hold you…and yes, I've missed every part of you, from that annoying little sound you make when you're irritated to the way you hold me when we sleep. Now are you happy? (Kat)I'm delirious. (Sin)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
44. "You are such an optimist. My Spidey-sense is tingling all over the place. (Tory)That's from eating the ice cream. Relax. (Acheron)Relax. Trust me. It'll be all right. Isn't that how I ended up dead? (Danger)Stop feeding her anxiety. (Acheron)Anxiety. The Simi's never eaten that before. Is that tasty? (Simi)Not really. (Danger)Oh. Maybe we should put barbecue sauce on it. Everything's better with barbecue. (Simi)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
45. "The Simi gots some barbecue sauce in her bag. It kind of looks like blood if you squint at it the right way. And it don't coagulate between your teeth like blood or give you them funky burps, not to mention it tastes a lot better too. Especially over that type A stuff. Bleh! I'd rather eat my shoes. But that O-flavored blood…yum! (She straightened and held one finger up in a gesture that strangely reminded him of Smokey the Bear.) And just remember, kids, three out of four demons all prefer barbecue sauce over hemoglobin. (Simi)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
46. "The Simi is very environmentally sound. Eat everything except for hooves. I don't like those, they hurt my teeth. Thanatos don't have hooves, do he? (Simi)No, Simi, he doesn't. (Acheron)Ooo, good eating tonight. I get a Daimon for barbecue. Can I go now, akri? Can I? Can I? Can I, please? (Simi)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
47. "If you can't reuse or repair an item, do you ever really own it? Do you ever really own it? Do you ever develop the sense of pride and proprietorship that comes from maintaining an object in fine working order?We invest something of ourselves in our material world, which in turn reflects who we are. In the era of disposability that plastic has helped us foster, we have increasingly invested ourselves in objects that have no real meaning in our lives. We think of disposable lighters as conveniences -- which they indisputably are; ask any smoker or backyard-barbecue chef -- and yet we don't think much about the tradeoffs that that convenience entails."
Author: Susan Freinkel
48. "Right now I am thinking of writing another cookbook. All cookbooks have a gimmick, and mine will be that it contains recipes that I have invented and named after famous people. Some of them are:Brisket of Brynner (very lean meat)Carson Casserole (it's got everything on it)Barbecued WaltersMarinated MaudeRoasted RhodaKing King Curry (it will feed about eight thousand people)Fricassee of FonziPickled RicklesRaquel RelishLeftovers à la Gabors"
Author: Vincent Price
49. "For God's sake, let's be done with the hypocrisy of claiming "I am a biblical literalist" when everyone is a selective literalist, especially those who swear by the antihomosexual laws in the Book of Leviticus and then feast on barbecued ribs and delight in Monday-night football, for it is toevali, an abomination, not only to eat pork but merely to touch the skin of a dead pig."
Author: Walter Wink
50. "They'd run all these tests on him and decided he wasn't racist. He wasn't, either, but not because he thought about it particularly. He just couldn't see the point. It just made for a lot of hassle, being that way, so why be that way? Nobody was going to go back and live where they lived before, were they, and if they did (he vaguely suspected) there wouldn't be any Mongolian barbecue and maybe we'd all be listening to Pentecostal Metal and anyway the President was black."
Author: William Gibson

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