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1. "At one time, the treatment for a certain kind of psychosis had been to push an ice pick up through the orbit of the eye, into the frontal lobe; the ice pick was then stirred around until it reduced the problematic brain tissue to non-functioning porridge."
Author: Alastair Reynolds
2. "I had one nanny who made me sit in front of a bowl of porridge for three or four days running when I refused to eat it. I remember being very unhappy about that."
Author: Anjelica Huston
3. "My perfect morning is spent drinking coffee, eating porridge and reading the paper at a local cafe."
Author: Anton Du Beke
4. "I had for breakfast more paprika, and a sort of porridge of maize flour which they said was "mamaliga", and egg-plant stuffed with forcemeat, a very excellent dish, which they call "impletata". (Mem.,get recipe for this also.)"
Author: Bram Stoker
5. "I can recall vividly when I was about 13 years old, my mom and sister went on vacation for a month and left me to "man" the kitchen with notes on our how to do our favourite meals….that was something else! I was already a pro in seasoning meat and chicken but not cooking … at first I put too much water in the chicken and then poured in flour to thicken it. The concoction tasted great but it came out like porridge and was sliced like cake…i was the only one who dared to eat it...lololFrom that day forward I never placed a role on females – whether it was to cook, clean or wash, I made it my business to be able to handle myself in whatever circumstance."
Author: Calvert Jones
6. "What do they say about meeting a bear in the woods? Oh right, you shouldn't. And to make sure you don't, you should make a lot of noise so that they'll will know where you are and keep their distance because, supposedly, they're as nervous of us as we are of them. Which is all goo, except this bear doesn't seem the least bit nervous. He's giving me a look like I'm Goldilocks, ate his porridge, broke his chair, slept in his bed, and now it's payback time."- Widdershins"
Author: Charles De Lint
7. "Oh madam, when you put bread and cheese, instead of burnt porridge, into these children's mouths, you may indeed feed their vile bodies, but you little think how you starve their immortal souls!"
Author: Charlotte Brontë
8. "[Over breakfast] We discussed the 'novelisation' question. This is where the studio pay someone to novelise my script and sell it as Sense and Sensibility. I've said if this happens I will hang myself. Revolting notion. Beyond revolting.Lindsay [Doran] said that the executive she had discussed it with had said 'as a human being I agree with you -- but ...' I laughed until my porridge was cool enough to swallow."
Author: Emma Thompson
9. "I feel good when I stir something with a spurtle, but I don't make porridge very much in London."
Author: Fergus Henderson
10. "Porridge and the urban lifestyle don't mix well."
Author: Fergus Henderson
11. "By the time she had interpreted Harry's dreams at the top of her voice (all of which, even the ones that involved eating porridge, apparently foretold a gruesome and early death), he was feeling much less sympathetic toward her."
Author: J.K. Rowling
12. "Keep your breath to cool your porridge'; and I shall keep mine to swell my song."
Author: Jane Austen
13. "Mr. Rush slapped Drew on the back of the head. "You pay attention, Morrow. There'll be hell to pay if you hurt my drum major. I'll have Clayton Porridge out in the middle of the football field, doing the cancan.""The cancan is surprisingly difficult," Barry said. "It takes a lot more coordination than Clayton Porridge has."Mr. Rush gave Barry the brain-melting stare.Barry shrank. "I know this because I played Little League baseball with Clayton Porridge."Mr. Rush kept staring."Sir," Barry added."
Author: Jennifer Echols
14. "I live a healthy lifestyle and I crave healthy food. I love porridge - I have bizarre cravings for it. I love it with brown sugar and bananas, and I'm a huge fan of cinnamon - I put cinnamon on everything. I also have a sweet tooth and I don't like to deprive myself. I think everything in moderation is the key."
Author: Jessica Lowndes
15. "Who spit in your porridge?"
Author: Jodi Picoult
16. "Hurray', shouted Glokta. 'Porridge again!'He looked over at the motionless Practical. 'Porridge and honey, better than money, everything's funny, with porridge and honey!"
Author: Joe Abercrombie
17. "I never saw the face of Cobbett...I should not know him if I met him in my porridge dish."
Author: John Adams
18. "You mean they killed her?" asked David.They ate her," said Brother Number One. "With porridge. That's what 'ran away and was never seen again' means in these parts. It means 'eaten.'"Um and what about 'happily ever after'?" asked David, a little uncertainly. "What does that mean?"Eaten quickly," said Brother Number One."
Author: John Connolly
19. "Interesting, he later reflected, was perhaps not the correct word.By the time he and Henry arrived back at the house for their midday meal—a scrumptious bowl of hot, sticky porridge—he had mucked out the stable stalls, milked a cow, been pecked by three separate hens, weeded a vegetable garden, and fallen into a trough."
Author: Julia Quinn
20. "Oh, Mother, I do not want any breakfast.'‘I have not brought you any,' said Mrs. Fairfield, putting down the tray on the bed table. ‘A spot of porridge, a finger of toast …'‘The merest sensation of marmalade—' mocked Linda.But Mrs. Fairfield remained serious. ‘Yes, dearie, and a little pot of fresh tea."
Author: Katherine Mansfield
21. "I go into my workroom seven mornings a week. There will only be one or two mornings a week where it seems to be going well, but to earn those days you have to go through slow, slodgy days where your mind feels like porridge."
Author: Kevin Barry
22. "We created order out of chaos. We made beauty and shaped history. We kept the magic of the realms safe in our grasp. How has it come to this?" "You've not kept it safe. You've kept it to yourselves."She shakes her head to dismiss the thought. "Gemma, you may still use the power for much good. With us to help you-""And what, pray, have you done to better the lot of others?" I ask. "You call each other sisters, but are we not all sisters? The seamstress ruining her eyesight to keep her children in porridge? The suffragists fighting for the vote? The girls younger than I who would ask for a living wage, whose working conditions are so deplorable they were locked in a burning factory? they could make use of your precious help."She holds her head high. "We would have done so. In time."I snort in disgust. "It is daunting to be a woman in any world. What good does our power do us when it must be kept secret?""You would prefer bold voices to illusion?""Yes."
Author: Libba Bray
23. "She did understand, or at least she understood that she was supposed to understand. She understood, and said nothing about it, and prayed for the power to forgive, and did forgive. But he can't have found living with her forgiveness all that easy. Breakfast in a haze of forgiveness: coffee with forgiveness, porridge with forgiveness, forgiveness on the buttered toast. He would have been helpless against it, for how can you repudiate something that is never spoken? She resented, too, the nurse, or the many nurses, who had attended my father in the various hospitals. She wished him to owe his recovery to her alone—to her care, to her tireless devotion. That is the other side of selflessness: its tyranny."
Author: Margaret Atwood
24. "Spare your breath to cool your porridge."
Author: Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
25. "It is not I who mix the colors but your own vision,' he answered. 'I only place them next to one another on the wall in their natural state; it is the observer who mixes the colors in his own eye, like porridge. Therein lies the secret. The better the porridge, the better the painting, but you cannot make good porridge from bad buckwheat. Therefore, faith in seeing, listening, and reading is more important than faith in painting, singing, or writing.' He took blue and red and placed them next to each other, painting the eyes of an angel. And I saw the angel's eyes turn violet. 'I work with something like a dictionary of colors,' Nikon added, 'and from it the observer composes sentences and books, in other words, images. You could do the same with writing. Why shouldn't someone create a dictionary of words that make up one book and let the reader himself assemble the words into a whole?"
Author: Milorad Pavić
26. "I am one for whom dangers are play- thingsOne who empties men of their strength as a nut from its shell The charms you use I chop up for relish on my porridgeBeware! I am a deadly mambaWrestler of legendsA hive of hornetsA man among men"
Author: Nancy Farmer
27. "Oh ... My twitchy witchy girl I think you are so nice, I give you bowls of porridge And I give you bowls of ice-cream."
Author: Neil Gaiman
28. "If I'm playing in the morning, I'll get some carbs early: porridge with chopped banana. If I'm playing in the afternoon, I'll start with less carbs and have some eggs and fruit for breakfast, then a light lunch about 90 minutes before I play, so I don't feel sluggish or full."
Author: Rory McIlroy
29. "It follows that they never understood Reginald, who came down late to breakfast, and nibbled toast, and said disrespectful things about the universe. The family ate porridge, and believed in everything, even the weather forecast."
Author: Saki
30. "Barley porridge, or a crust of barley bread, and water do not make a very cheerful diet, but nothing gives one keener pleasure than having the ability to derive pleasure even from that-- and the feeling of having arrived at something which one cannot be deprived of by any unjust stroke of fortune."
Author: Seneca
31. "Colin : "Perhaps now is the time to tell you that I have a weakness for agreeable women."Sugar Beth : "Well, that sure does leave me out."Colin : "Exactly. With agreeable women, I'm unendingly considerate. Gallant even."Sugar Beth : "But with tarts like me, the gloves are off, is that it?"Colin : "I wouldn't exactly call you a tart. But then, I tend to be broad-minded."She suppressed the urge to dump her porridge in his lap."
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
32. "Date syrup is a natural sweetener that has wonderful richness and treacly depth; I drizzle it over semolina porridge."
Author: Yotam Ottolenghi

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