Quotations About / On: CHOCOLATE

  • 1.
    Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
    (Eric Roth, U.S. screenwriter. Directed by Robert Zemekis. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks), Forrest Gump (1994). As adapted from novel by Winston Groom, the dying mother's comment to her resourceful son with an IQ of 75.)
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  • 2.
    Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs at one go.
    (Truman Capote (1924-1984), U.S. author. quoted in Observer (London, Nov. 26, 1961).)
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  • 3.
    They shift coffee-houses and chocolate-houses from hour to hour, to get over the insupportable labour of doing nothing.
    (Richard Steele (1672-1729), British dramatist, essayist, editor. Spectator (London, Sept. 9, 1712), no. 479, The Spectator, ed. D.F. Bond (1965). Last words of article, referring to "loungers ... satisfied with being merely part of the number of mankind, without distinguishing themselves from amongst them.")
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