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1. "What Vera doesn't know is: I'd kill to be a pickle on her Big Mac—ground to relish between her perfect white teeth.I'd kill to be a bug she squishes with her holey Army-issue combat boot.But she's too good for me. She always was."
Author: A.S. King
2. "Pickled onions had nothing to do with moral imagination, but were important in their own quiet, vinegary way, Isabel supposed."
Author: Alexander McCall Smith
3. "He looks as though he's been weaned on a pickle."
Author: Alice Roosevelt Longworth
4. "(a) Going to Oxford didn't necessarily make a person clever.(b) Cleverness didn't necessarily make a good prime minister.(c) If a person couldn't even run a pickle factory profitably, how was that person going to run a whole country?And, most important of all:(d) All Indian mothers are obsessed with their sons and are therefore poor judges of their abilities."
Author: Arundhati Roy
5. "So," Marasi said, "you traded a dead man's scarf for another dead man's gun. But…the gun itself belonged to someone dead, so by the same logic—""Don't try," Waxillium said. "Logic doesn't work on Wayne.""I bought a ward against it off a traveling fortune-teller," Wayne explained. "It lets me add two 'n' two and get a pickle."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
6. "Ralph Waldo Pickle Chips! I don't know him."
Author: Breehn Burns
7. "He tried to learn seductive phrases in all languages, but the only Swedish he had ever really needed was, "Do you serve anything aside from pickled fish?" and "If you wrap me in furs, I can pretend to be your little fuzzy bear."
Author: Cassandra Clare
8. "Poor Mr. Zum now he was un-fun and had no funs left who wanted to entertain him. What a qerbackle, what an un-fun pickle to be in."
Author: Coco J. Ginger
9. "He bought her a bottle of lime pickle which seems to me a very intimate thing to do; it suggests he knows what she likes to taste."
Author: Deborah Levy
10. "I can read in red.I can read in blue.I can read in pickle color too."
Author: Dr. Seuss
11. "One day Mrs. Goodkind said,'Pickles, you are not a bad cat.You are not a good cat.You are good and bad.And bad and good.You are a mixed-up cat.What you need is a good home.Then you will be good.'"
Author: Esther Averill
12. "Stress level: extreme. It's like she was a jar with the lid screwed on too tight, and inside the jar were pickles, angry pickles, and they were fermenting, and about to explode."
Author: Fiona Wood
13. "Hello, princess," said Lord Maccon to the vampire. "Got yourself into quite a pickle this time, didn't you?" Lord Akeldama looked him up and down. "My sweet young naked boy, you are hardly one to talk. Not that I mind, of course."
Author: Gail Carriger
14. "No, Lord Maccon was riproaring, tumble down, without a doubt, pickled beyond the gherkin."
Author: Gail Carriger
15. "Yes, we are in a real pickle. Welcome to the pan-galactic insane asylum."
Author: H.M. Forester
16. "Perhaps most people in the world aren't trying to be free, Kafka. They just think they are. It's all an illusion. If they really were set free, most people would be in a real pickle. You'd better remember that. People actually prefer not being free?"
Author: Haruki Murakami
17. "Follow your fate, and be satisfied with it, and be glad not to be a second-hand motor salesman, or a yellow-press journalist, pickled in gin and nicotine, or a cripple - or dead."
Author: Ian Fleming
18. "Dude, can I have your pickle?"
Author: J.C. Lillis
19. "Tell you what we'll do," she said. "We'll drive to town and get some pickles, and some bread, and we'll eat the pickles in the car, and then we'll go to the station and get Daddy, and then we'll bring Daddy home and make him take us for a ride in the boat. You'll have to help him carry the sails down. O.K.?"
Author: J.D. Salinger
20. "His eyes are as green as a fresh pickled toad,His hair is as dark as a blackboard.I wish he was mine, he's really divine,The hero who conquered the Dark Lord."
Author: J.K. Rowling
21. "Of course many bars in Manhasset, like bars everywhere, were nasty places, full of pickled people marinating in regret."
Author: J.R. Moehringer
22. "The banquet proceeded. The first course, a mince of olives, shrimp and onions baked in oyster shells with cheese and parsley was followed by a soup of tunny, cockles and winkles simmered in white wine with leeks and dill. Then, in order, came a service of broiled quail stuffed with morels, served on slices of good white bread, with side dishes of green peas; artichokes cooked in wine and butter, with a salad of garden greens; then tripes and sausages with pickled cabbage; then a noble saddle of venison glazed with cherry sauce and served with barley first simmered in broth, then fried with garlic and sage; then honey-cakes, nuts and oranges; and all the while the goblets flowed full with noble Voluspa and San Sue from Watershade, along with the tart green muscat wine of Dascinet."
Author: Jack Vance
23. "It was indeed a long wait, well over two hours. I sat in the car and listened to the radio and tried to picture, bite by bite, what it was like to eat a medianochesandwich: the crackle of the bread crust, socrisp and toasty it scratches the inside of your mouth as you bite down. Then the first taste of mustard, followed by the soothing cheese and the salt of the meat. Next bite—a piece of pickle. Chew it all up; let the flavors mingle. Swallow. Take a big sip of Iron Beer (pronounced Ee-roan Bay-er, and it's a soda). Sigh. Sheer bliss. I would rather eat than do anything else except play with the Passenger. It's a true miracle of genetics that I am not fat."
Author: Jeff Lindsay
24. "You can't run the economy on BMWs alone. If the average person is in a pickle, how do you have a healthy economy?"
Author: Jeremy Grantham
25. "How Superheroes Make Money: - Spider-Man knits sweaters. - Superman screw the lids on pickle jars. - Iron Man, as you would suspect, just irons."
Author: Jim Benton
26. "I love dill pickles! They're on my rider for my concerts so I eat one every day."
Author: Jordin Sparks
27. "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
28. "People are like pickles- some are sour, some are sweet, and some leave a bad taste in your mouth."
Author: Kallee Gallant
29. "I am overweight. But to me, it's fat. I don't have Body Dysmorphic Disorder. When I look in the mirror I don't plunge into a depression and stick my finger down my throat or carve FAT in my arm with a pickle fork. I can appreciate when I look good aside from the weight. Sometimes I might say, Oh, I'm having a good face day.And a few times, after checking my appearance in the mirror before a date, I'd say, Okay. I'd date me. And I know if I ever could get the extra tonnage off, I'd be the first one to parade around in my underwear, or have no qualms about getting naked with a hottie, while the lights were still on in the room."
Author: Kelli Jae Baeli
30. "Well, then again, she herself could be pretty single-minded when the occasion warranted it. But going over accounts and taxes? Quite honestly, she'd rather be tied to a stake by her hair and drowned in pickle juice. (Emily)"
Author: Kinley MacGregor
31. "I meant every word of it, Dylan Day. Lie to me and I'll cut your cock off and pickle it."
Author: Kitty French
32. "Goody Two-shoes Evie Greene got herself pickled, for true. If I'd known you were such a juvenile delinquent, I might've asked for a new history podna.""Juvenile delinquent? Hmm. Aren't your initials J.D.? If the shoe fits..."
Author: Kresley Cole
33. "The arm of flesh will fail you," Bridie's grandmother had been fond of reminding her, especially after she'd started dating, bringing home this one and that one, going on and on about them. "Love with all your heart, . . . but don't look to anybody but the Lord to fill up your empty spots. There's never been a man born . . . who can do that, and I don't care if he's the finest thing since store-bought pickles."
Author: Linda Nichols
34. "Mary Jane she set at the head of the table, with Susan alongside of her, and said how bad the biscuits was, and how mean the preserves was, and how ornery and tough the fried chickens was—and all that kind of rot, the way women always do for to force out compliments; and the people all knowed everything was tiptop, and said so—said 'How do you get biscuits to brown so nice?' and 'Where, for the land's sake, did you get these amaz'n pickles?' and all that kind of humbug talky-talk, just the way people always does at a supper, you know."
Author: Mark Twain
35. "If you have ever opened a can of worms, boxed yourself into a corner, ended up in hot water, or found yourself in a pretty pickle, you already know that life is rarely (if ever) just a bowl of cherries."
Author: Maryrose Wood
36. "I watch Raffy as she removes the pickles from her hamburger and hands them over to Santangelo without them exchanging a word and I realize again there is more to that relationship than spelling bees and being enemies. These people have history and I crave history. I crave someone knowing me so well that they can tell what I'm thinking."
Author: Melina Marchetta
37. "It takes a sour woman to make a good pickle."
Author: Michael Chabon
38. "It was when he was so casually clever, however, that I wanted to pickle his gherkin."
Author: Nicole Peeler
39. "An old expression--'she looks like she was weaned on a pickle'--came to my mind."
Author: Pepper Phillips
40. "I grew up around strong women; weak men were pickled and salted. The women wouldn't waste time raising a weak boy."
Author: Robert Jordan
41. "We traveled for two weeks with a pickled hippo."
Author: Sara Gruen
42. "Ickle me, pickle me, tickle me toonever returned to the world they knewand nobody knows what happened todear ickle me, pickle me, tickle me too"
Author: Shel Silverstein
43. "I say we should stake him to an anthill and throw little pickles at him! (Selena)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
44. "The daughter of Lithuanian immigrants, born with a precocious scientific intellect and a thirst for chemical knowledge, Elion had completed a master's degree in chemistry from New York University in 1941 while teaching high school science during the day and preforming her research for her thesis at night and on the weekends. Although highly qualified, talented, and driven, she had been unable to find a job in an academic laboratory. Frustrated by repeated rejections, she had found a position as a supermarket product supervisor. When Hitchings found Trudy Elion, who would soon become on of the most innovative synthetic chemists of her generation (and a future Nobel laureate), she was working for a food lab in New York, testing the acidity of pickles and the color of egg yolk going into mayonnaise. Rescued from a life of pickles and mayonnaise…"
Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
45. "Her assignment had been to write a simple Sumerian code for preserving a jar of pickled eggs. (To the programming-inclined reader, this is the magical equivalent of "HELLO WORLD.")"
Author: Sorin Suciu
46. "Uncle Jeb," we croaked in surprise. "You found us.""Well, now," he said, and his gruff voice brought back a hundred memories. "Well, now, here's a pickle."
Author: Stephenie Meyer
47. "It's a salad bar, they say, it's got the kind of stuff salad bars have, if it was surprising it wouldn't be a salad bar, you're not here to look at it. What do you expect to find? Rhino chunks? Pickled coelacanth?"
Author: Terry Pratchett
48. "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
49. "The river, it's banks as yet untamed wandered languidly through thickets of rush and papyrus. Ibises waded in the shallows; in the deeps hippos rose and sank slowly like pickled eggs."
Author: Terry Pratchett
50. "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

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