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1. "Since his mother died I have seen him steam a cucumber thinking it was zucchini. That's the kind of thing that turns my heart right over."
Author: Amy Hempel
2. "The sea-lentils tied to giant serpentine string beans, sea-liquor brine, sea-lyme grass, sea-moss, sea-cucumbers. He never knew the sea had such a lavish garden—sea-plumes, sea-grapes, sea-lungs. […] The sky put on its own evanescent spectacles, a pivoting stage, fugitive curtains, decors for ballets, floating icebergs, unrolled bolts of chiffon, gold and pearl necklaces, marabous of oyster white, scarves of Indian saris, flying feathers, shorn lambs, geometric architecture in snows and cotton. His theater was the clouds, where no spectacle repeated itself."
Author: Anaïs Nin
3. "Love made you admire funny things about a person, like how good she was at remembering to return her library books and at slicing cucumbers very thin. She was a veritable wonder at pulling a splinter out of her foot."
Author: Ann Brashares
4. "As the only woman, I was able to sit with the officers in front, with a glass of vodka in one hand and a cucumber in the other. That's how I went to my first war."
Author: Asne Seierstad
5. "The secret weapon is cucumber.'Solange sat all the way up. 'Jasmine, cover your ears.'MaryAnn, Juliette and Jasmine burst out laughing.'Sheesh, Solange. Get your mind out of the gutter.''MY mind is just fine, thank you. It's MaryAnn's I'm concerned about.''You put them on your eyes,' MaryAnn said, laughing even harder."
Author: Christine Feehan
6. "A plate of roast duck, steamed dumplings, spicy noodles with beef gravy, pickled cucumbers, stewed tongue and eggs if you have them, cold please, and sticky rice pearls, too,' Ai Ling said, before the server girl could open her mouth. "I don't know what he wants." Ai Ling nodded toward Chen Yong.'I'm not sure I have enough coins to order anything more,' he said, laughing."
Author: Cindy Pon
7. "I spent my first 10 years in the Commonwealth. I come from cricket, crumpets, cucumber sandwiches, the Queen."
Author: Danielle De Niese
8. "The best Mother's Day gift I ever got was just a full day with the kids where they did their mommy pampering. They cut cucumbers and put them on my eyes and my daughter gave me a facial. I'm not even sure what was in it!"
Author: Elisabeth Hasselbeck
9. "The food I eat the most is probably steamed, plain white rice. I know its really, really, really boring, but that's honestly the food I eat the most. No, I like cucumber avocado rolls... I love that."
Author: Elizabeth Gillies
10. "My favorite hobby is being alone. I like to be alone. I also like dancing, fishing, playing poker sometimes and vegetable gardening - corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, I have a big garden every year."
Author: Emanuel Steward
11. "Start her, now; give 'em the long and strong stroke, Tashtego. Start her, Tash, my boy--start her, all; but keep cool, keep cool--cucumbers is the word--easy, easy--only start her like grim death and grinning devils, and raise the buried dead perpendicular out of their graves, boys--that's all. Start her!"
Author: Herman Melville
12. "Botanically speaking, tomatoes are the fruit of a vine, just as are cucumbers, squashes, beans and peas."
Author: Horace Gray
13. "We don't need a melting pot in this country, folks. We need a salad bowl. In a salad bowl, you put in the different things. You want the vegetables - the lettuce, the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers - to maintain their identity. You appreciate differences."
Author: Jane Elliot
14. "The fact is, I'm being attacked by extraterrestrials. They're invisible, and now, even as I write this, my anus is bleeding. Science turns into sexual harassment when the aliens probe my ass with dildos, cucumbers, and Barney Frank's tiny shoes."
Author: Jarod Kintz
15. "I threw out my sausage, and replaced it with a healthier penis metaphor, like a cucumber."
Author: Jarod Kintz
16. "The cucumber is just about the healthiest sex toy ever."
Author: Jarod Kintz
17. "Cucumbers are technically a fruit and in the same family as pumpkins, melons and squash, so it may benefit those markets, although, to be honest, giant melons don't strike me as potentially that commercial."
Author: Jasper Fforde
18. "The cucumber and the tomato are both fruit; the avocado is a nut. To assist with the dietary requirements of vegetarians, on the first Tuesday of the month a chicken is officially a vegetable."
Author: Jasper Fforde
19. "God, what is wrong with me? I've been watching too much Gossip Girl. Reading too many snarky books. Maybe I should listen to a bunch of Christian music or watch some Hannah Montana with Budge. I know, I'll view VeggieTales until the evil is purged out of me, and all the comes out of me is goodness, light, and songs about cucumbers."
Author: Jenny B. Jones
20. "We need to shop," Paul said, peering over his shoulder."True. We should do it together." [...]"We can hold up cucumbers in the produce section and make suggestive gestures at each other with them."
Author: Kaje Harper
21. "She restored herself with a cocktail and an excellent lobster mayonnaise. Phryne was devoted to lobster mayonnaise, with cucumbers."
Author: Kerry Greenwood
22. "The troops and their ladies had first drunk champagne. There were also remains of sandwiches, and I stepped on one, which I think was either cucumber or watercress. I scraped it off on the curbing, left it there for germs. I'll tell you this, though: No germ is going to leave the Solar System eating sissy stuff like that.Plutonium! Now there's the stuff to put hair on a microbe's chest."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
23. "I feel liquefied, like a cucumber forgotten in the crisper drawer, and I want to hold myself at arm's length and carry me to the trash. Who is this sack of slush masquerading as me? It's intolerable."
Author: Laini Taylor
24. "Life is like a cucumber. One minute it's in your hand, the next it's up you ass."
Author: Lawrence Durrell
25. "They spent the rest of the afternoon trudging back up the hill carrying their groceries, but the heaviness of cucumbers and limes was nothing compared to the heaviness in the orphans' hearts."
Author: Lemony Snicket
26. "The prince enjoyed unusually good health even among princes; both by gymnastic exercises and by taking good care of his body he had brought himself to such a state of physical fitness that in spite of the excesses he indulged in when enjoying himself, he looked as fresh as a big shiny green Dutch cucumber."
Author: Leo Tolstoy
27. "Are you seriously going to walk out of here right now after I just confessed my soul to you, cool as a cucumber, without reciprocating at all?" "What?" I sent him a blank look. Then I rolled my eyes and reached out to ruffle his amazing hair. "Mason Lowe, if you don't know by now that I'm attracted as hell to you, you're freaking blind." He stared at me a moment before muttering, "There. Was that so hard to admit?"
Author: Linda Kage
28. "Hey, lovebirds, do I have your order right or are you too busy necking to notice?" the chef asked, pointing at us with one of his cooking knives.I snapped my head up and could feel my cheeks flush, but as usual John was as cool as a cucumber. He smiled and looked at the chef. "We weren't necking...yet. But I'm sure we will be as soon as you're done making our steaks."The hipster couple shook their heads, but I could hear Martha awwing at us again. Luckily the chef had a sense of humor, but it still embarrassed the heck out of me."Okay, red meat and then necking.Gotcha. You need some wine? Or music to set the mood?" he asked, playing an invisible violin on his shoulder."
Author: Magan Vernon
29. "Is your cucumber bitter? Throw it away. Are there briars in your path? Turn aside. That is enough. Do not go on and say, "Why were things of this sort ever brought into this world?" neither intolerable nor everlasting - if thou bearest in mind that it has its limits, and if thou addest nothing to it in imagination. Pain is either an evil to the body (then let the body say what it thinks of it!)-or to the soul. But it is in the power of the soul to maintain its own serenity and tranquility. . . ."
Author: Marcus Aurelius
30. "Cucumber reminds me of my mother making me eat sprouts."
Author: Mark Lawrenson
31. "I held in the sneeze, though, by thinking of the word cucumber. It always works."
Author: Merrie Haskell
32. "You have to admit, his voice gets you wetter than a cucumber in a women's prison"
Author: Nicole Reed
33. "The Produce Gem grins from half-way down the chip aisle. "And I thought the cucumber choosing was detailed."Cash.He was watching.He saw me breaking it down.He saw my invisible bad summer-time fashion choices."
Author: Pella Grace
34. "Remember when I was obsessed with that little Lithuanian restaurant downtown? And it was only ever open when the grumpy old woman ran it felt like opening? I'd stop by every day for a week with no luck. And then, when I'd pretty much given up on ever tasting Napoleonas torte again, I'd drive by and see the open sign in the window.Well, being with Chris is like trying to date that restaurant. I never know when he's going to be there and how open he'll be to me. Almost never is he all there, all in. Almost never do I get the Chris I got the night of Kiley's wedding--open sign, cold cucumber soup, rouladen, poppy seed kolaches."
Author: Rainbow Rowell
35. "Sometimes from this hillside just after sunset The rim of the sky takes on a tinge Of the palest green, like the flesh of a cucumber When you peel it carefully."
Author: Robert Hass
36. "He stands up, slowly, and puts his hands on the zipper of his jeans, where I notice there's a bulge that looks like someone stuck a cucumber in his pants. That can be his...thing, can it? He undoes the button then his fly and then slides his jeans down. He's wearing those tight boxer-briefs things, like that guy in the Calvin Klein commercial, and I realize, it's definitely not a cucumber."
Author: Sarah Darer Littman
37. "HOROSCOPE:Today is a good time for making new friends. A good deed may have unforeseen consequences. Don't upset any druids. You will soon be going on a very strange journey. Your lucky food is small cucumbers. People pointing knives at you are probably up to no good. PS, we really mean it about the druids."
Author: Terry Pratchett
38. "Here you are. Would you like some pickles?""Pickles gives me the wind something awful.""In that case—""Oh, I wasn't saying no," Mistress Weatherwax said, taking two large pickled cucumbers."
Author: Terry Pratchett
39. "In chess, you should be as cool as a cucumber."
Author: Yuliya Snigir

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