Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Chopping Quotes from famous authors such as Nora Ephron, Chellie Pingree, Bernard Hopkins, Ravi Subramanian, Katy Perry. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I use those medical gloves that fit very tightly and are disposable for all chopping – peppers, onions, garlic, etc. Very Lady Macbeth, I think.
There’s great value to knitting or digging up your garden or chopping up vegetables for soup, because you’re taking some time away from turning the pages, answering your emails, talking to people on the phone, and you’re letting your brain process whatever is stuck up in there.
I love fighting big guys because I’m fast. I’m not a big, light heavyweight. I can move. I can get inside on them. I’m inside, I’m wrestling with them, and they’re just wrestling, but all the time, I’m chopping; I’m slapping.
I do not think I will ever write screenplays based on my books. I would not know what to cut out and what portions to keep. I like all the characters I have created. I cannot imagine chopping them off.
At my second record label, they told me and other female artists that some of us were going on the chopping block. I was 19… and it was devastating.
Most pumpkin dishes involve scooping out the seeds, cutting off the skin, and chopping up the flesh before cooking.
The problem with TV now is that there’s so much competition, that you’re always on the chopping block.
What I have found is that the best way to unwind is cooking. You only have two hands. If you are chopping veggies, you are forcing yourself to put the phone down or step away from the computer. It’s extremely relaxing.
My boyfriend’s a real chef, so I steer clear of him when I’m in the kitchen – I wouldn’t like him to catch me chopping an onion.
I was making all my own beats, and I really liked sampling stuff, like old ’50s and ’60s pop and soul and doo-wop records. I was chopping those up and putting loops and drums on them and just rapping over them.
After a day of writing, I love nothing more than to go into my kitchen and start chopping onions and garlic on the way to cooking an improvised meal with whatever ingredients are on hand. Cooking is the perfect counterpoint to writing. I find it more relaxing than anything else, even naps, walks, or hot baths.
George Washington didn’t have to make us laugh; he just had to establish precedents and avoid chopping down more cherry trees than he could possibly help. But somewhere along the line, Americans began expecting their presidents to do more than just govern. They also had to make us laugh.
I’ll tell you, my dad played and sang, and it didn’t take me long to figure out that playing a guitar was a whole lot better than getting ahold of a hoe handle or chopping cotton, man.
I do endless chopping and preparing things. I really find that relaxing. I do a lot of thinking as I am chopping and cooking.
It’s never easy to adapt a book, especially as the author, because it’s as if you’re chopping off appendages. It really feels painful to decide what has to go.
Turn the preparing of food into a communal affair by enlisting others to help with the chopping, grating, stirring, simmering, tasting and seasoning. When the cooking is finished, eat together round the table with the electronic gadgets switched off so you can savor the food and let the conversation flow.
Ten years ago, TV cookery shows were about a man or a woman following recipes. Now, it’s all about journeys and campaigns and less about the actual chopping and dicing. That’s what I’d like to do with magic.
It’s tough being a dictator, but I’ve always thought it must be tougher being a hanger-on to a dictator. The late nights spent listening to his crazed ranting, the weary rictus grin from smiling at bad jokes, the draining knowledge that one misjudged comment could land you on the chopping block.
The world is full of people who would like nothing better than to spend six hours on a golf course. I would rather be chopping shallots.
I feel like a lot of entrepreneurs hear all this talk about profitability and realize they need to lower their burn. So, they just start chopping off perks and people.
I really enjoy making dinner for my kids and my husband – chopping ginger and marinating the tofu.
People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.
My late wife Olympia was Goan and I’ve been to India many times. I love the food there. We used to do our shopping in Southall, where you can find cheap but wonderful fruit like mangoes, vegetables and spices. I didn’t do much of the cooking, as Olympia did a lot – I was the under-chef and did some of the chopping.
I’ve always been of that mindset – when you’re writing tunes with people, there’s a traditional way of chopping things up, and then there’s the way that feels right. If people contribute, you hit ’em accordingly.
I love this pedal to death. The only way you could keep me from playing one is by chopping off my legs!
Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood; aim for the chopping block.
Throughout my time working in restaurants, I developed an illogical dread of some basic kitchen tasks. None of them – picking and chopping parsley, peeling and mincing garlic, browning pans of ground meat – were particularly difficult. But at the scale required in a professional kitchen, they felt Sisyphean.
Laos is a country where everything is eaten. When I came back, I would find myself chopping parsley and thinking: ‘Why am I throwing these stems away? They’re perfectly edible.’
Songs are not on a conveyor belt. I’m not chopping them up and putting them out.
I love cooking. It’s what clears my mind, since it’s pretty hard to multitask when you’re chopping vegetables.