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1. "The same chemicals were used in the cooking as were used on the composition of her own being: only those which caused the most violent reaction, contradiction, and teasing, the refusal to answer questions but the love of putting them, and all the strong spices of human relationship which bore a relation to black pepper, paprika, soybean sauce, ketchup and red peppers."
Author: Anaïs Nin
2. "So I pulled a gun on him and demanded his wallet."The soda in my mouth becomes the soda in my nose. "You had a gun?" I cough and sputter into my napkin.Mom's eyes go round and she pressed her finger to her lips, mouthing, "Shhh!""Where did you get a gun?" I hiss."Oliver lent it to me. He was always looking out for me. Told me to shoot first and run. He said the asking-questions-later part was for the police." She grins at my expression. "Does that earn me cool points?"I swirl a fry in the mound of ketchup on my plate. "You want cool points for pulling a gun on my father?" I say it with all the appropriate disdain and condescension it deserves, but deep down, we both know she gets mega cool points for it."Psh." She waves her hand. "I didn't even know whether or not it would fire. And anyway, he didn't hand me his wallet. He propositioned me instead.""Okay. Ew.""Not like that, you brat."
Author: Anna Banks
3. "We didn't speak, just drove out of the city into the countryside on our way to absolutely nowhere, and when we found that perfect spot among the trees, we stopped and looked at each other. Swallows swooped through the red sky, back from their adventure, and we held each other underneath the ketchup clouds, willing time to stop and the world to forget us for a while."
Author: Annabel Pitcher
4. "I don't think I'm a style icon, not at all. Sometimes I just want to rock out in me scruffs and me Uggs. You know, a really comfy old tracksuit with maybe a dollop of ketchup down the front."
Author: Cheryl Cole
5. "I had a job at this French restaurant, and I hated it. I don't like serving; I don't like getting people ketchup."
Author: Chris Pine
6. "It's kind of a tradition that you get a rookie, put him in the middle, wrap your arms and legs around him, then douse him with everything you can get a hold of - shaving cream, ketchup, mustard, everything. It's kind of like a pie in the face after a guy is successful."
Author: Gary Carter
7. "I go to conventions and universities and talk to young filmmakers and everybody's making a zombie movie! It's because it's easy to get the neighbors to come out, put some ketchup on them."
Author: George A. Romero
8. "I come from Yorkshire in England where we like to eat chip sandwiches - white bread, butter, tomato ketchup and big fat french fries cooked in beef dripping."
Author: Helen Fielding
9. "Right. Because if you have trouble putting ketchup and mustard on a hot dog, you should totally move on to saving lives."
Author: Huntley Fitzpatrick
10. "I'm hungry but I won't order 18 tubs of ketchup and a spoon. No, I'll order it because I'm thirsty, and I'll ask for a straw."
Author: Jarod Kintz
11. "What did I know of love then? What do I know of love now? I went from mustard to ketchup, but I'm still leading with my hotdog."
Author: Jarod Kintz
12. "Meatloaf is meatloaf is not a true statement. You can have gravy on top, ketchup on top, and don't forget you can also have love on top--however, you must understand that I would do anything, but I won't do that."
Author: Jarod Kintz
13. "Check the couch cushions for change—and hope. I drink my coffee raw, straight out of the ketchup bottle."
Author: Jarod Kintz
14. "You know, if a waitress asks me if I want ketchup with my fries, I'll reply, "No thanks, I'll just drink water." And that's not just a statement about table etiquette; it's a personal quote that accurately reflects my moral and philosophical belief system."
Author: Jarod Kintz
15. "Love is a tomato. And while it's true that I can live without a tomato, I could sure go for some ketchup."
Author: Jarod Kintz
16. "Blood may be thicker than water, but it's certainly not as thick as ketchup. Nor does it go as well with French fries."
Author: Jarod Kintz
17. "On the scale of tomato to ketchup, my girlfriend is definitely a 57."
Author: Jarod Kintz
18. "I loved her like meatloaf. Our love was the kind covered in ketchup—and not gravy."
Author: Jarod Kintz
19. "Leave me with my leftover meatloaf and my Yesterday Sandwich. I'll be in love tomorrow, if you come back with the ketchup."
Author: Jarod Kintz
20. "I love like an albino. But I don't want to get sunburned, so would you please pass the ketchup?"
Author: Jarod Kintz
21. "We all must die, but only I put the "must" in mustard. Sadly, the only man alive who understands what I mean is dead. RIP Mitch Ketchup."
Author: Jarod Kintz
22. "Brooke stared in surprise. "You brought me lunch?""I was in the neighborhood."She checked out the label on the bag. "DMK is twenty minutes from here.""I was in that neighborhood, and now I'm here," he said in exasperation. "Seriously, woman, you are impossible to feed." He strode over and set the bag on her desk. "One cheeseburger with spicy chipotle ketchup and a side of sweet potato fries—chosen specifically for a certain spicy and sweet girl I know—and a green dill pickle for your eyes. So there." He crossed his arms over his chest.Brooke studied him. "You seem very ornery right now.""As a matter of fact, I am.""Why?""I don't know," he huffed. "Just . . . eat your Brooke Burger. Stop asking so many questions. Sometimes a guy just wants to buy a girl lunch. Any objections to that? Good. Enjoy your Sunday, Ms. Parker."He strode out of her office, gone as quickly as he'd appeared.Brooke stared at the doorway and blinked."
Author: Julie James
23. "He darted a guilty look toward his dad. "Will you—get me a bottle of spicy?" My eyes jerked to his. "Maybe some barbecue sauce?" I closed my mouth before a bug flew into it. "Sure." I did not believe this. I was pimping ketchup to the son of the FIB's captain."
Author: Kim Harrison
24. "Toilet paper was either bleached white or unbleached gray, yet there were more than a dozen kinds of ketchup and about 30 brands of cookies. I approved of their priorities."
Author: Kristine K. Stevens
25. "Agent Jones switched to the big screen and a grainy video of MoMo sitting at his enormous desk, a swivel-hipped Elvis clock ticking behind his bewigged head. 'Death to the capitalist pigs! Death to your cinnamon bun-smelling malls! Death to your power walking and automatic car windows and I'm With Stupid T-shirts! The Republic of ChaCha will never bend to your side-of-fries -drive -through-please-oh-would-you-like-ketchup-with-that corruption! MoMo B. ChaCha defies you and all you stand for, and one day, you will crumble into the sea and we will pick up the pieces and make them into sand art."
Author: Libba Bray
26. "What Heinz had done was come up with a condiment that pushed all five of these primal buttons. The taste of Heinz's ketchup began at the tip of the tongue, where our receptors for sweet and salty first appear, moved along the sides, where sour notes seem the strongest, then hit the back of the tongue, for umami and bitter, in one long crescendo."
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
27. "A typical five-year-old consumes about 60 percent more ketchup than a typical forty-year-old, and the company realized that it needed to put ketchup in a bottle that a toddler could control."
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
28. "In theater, blood is ketchup; in performance, everything's real."
Author: Marina Abramovic
29. "Every cuisine has its characteristic 'flavor principle,' Rozin contends, whether it is tomato-lemon-oregano in Greece; lime-chili in Mexico; onion-lard-paprika in Hungary, or, in Samin's Moroccan dish, cumin-coriander-cinnamon-ginger-onion-fruit. (And in America? Well, we do have Heinz ketchup, a flavor principle in a bottle that kids, or their parents, use to domesticate every imaginable kind of food. We also now have the familiar salty-umami taste of fast food, which I would guess is based on salt, soy oil, and MSG."
Author: Michael Pollan
30. "He had this domineering way about him that totally ketchuped my tater tots—it was like he knew what I wanted more than I did."
Author: Nicole Peeler
31. "Are the computers going to fail?" one of the artists asked him, licking ketchup off her thumb. She asked it like she was hoping he'd say yes. Lincoln couldn't remember her name, but she had all-over-the-place hair and big brown eyes. He didn't like thinking about her with an X-Acto knife."
Author: Rainbow Rowell
32. "No one had ever called me unnatural before, except for the time I put ketchup on a taco."
Author: Richelle Mead
33. "Far, far below, red liquid bubbled. Blood? Lava? Evil ketchup? None of the posibilities were good."
Author: Rick Riordan
34. "A cockroach stepped out from behind the ketchup, gave me a quick impassive once-over, decided that I was of the Brahmin faith, and walked earnestly across the table on errands of his own. Somebody had left a newspaper on the bench beside me, and I picked it up and swatted the cockroach, permitting his soul to transmigrate into the body of a quartermaster."
Author: Ross Macdonald
35. "Divination is the ketchup of shamanism."
Author: S. Kelley Harrell
36. "Because he did have that gift, truly he did, he was the Man of a Thousand Voices and a Voice. If you wanted to know how your ketchup bottle should talk in its television commercial, if you were unsure as to the ideal voice for your packet of garlic-flavoured crisps, he was your very man. He made carpets speak in warehouse advertisements, he did celebrity impersonations, baked beans, frozen peas."
Author: Salman Rushdie
37. "I still eat a burger at a counter with ketchup dripping down my face."
Author: Scarlett Johansson
38. "Be kind to dragons, for thou art crunchy when toasted and taste good with ketchup. (Sebastian)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
39. "I wonder if Luke would take a hit of tomato ketchup for me. I might ask him later. Just casually."
Author: Sophie Kinsella
40. "Vimes stared. It was true about the dogs. There didn't seem to be quite so many mooching around these days, and that was a fact. But he'd visited a few dwarf bars with Carrot, and knew that dwarfs would indeed eat dog, but only of they couldn't get rat. And ten thousand dwarfs eating continuously with knife, fork, and shovel wouldn't make a dent in Ankh-Morpork's rat population. It was a major feature in dwarvish letters back home: come on, everyone, and bring the ketchup."
Author: Terry Pratchett
41. "The word 'racism' is like ketchup. It can be put on practically anything - and demanding evidence makes you a 'racist.'"
Author: Thomas Sowell
42. "Call me tacky, but I love the union of sweet and sour, even in some now-unloved Oriental dishes incorporating pineapple and ketchup."
Author: Yotam Ottolenghi

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