24 Julia Child Quotes to Inspire You to Cook More!

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Whip Up Something Delish in the Kitchen After Reading 24 Julia Child Quotes

If you enjoy cooking you know a one, Ms. Julia Child. You might even own one of her famous cookbooks or enjoy the fact that she was a spy.

Maybe you know her from the Nora Ephron directed movie, Julie & Julia where Meryl Streep steps into the culinary shoes of one of the most chefs ever. Julia Child was a wise and talented woman so much so, you should read some of things she said!

If you love food but might need an extra push into the kitchen, read Julia Childs quotes about cooking. If you love and miss the spitfire, just read some sweet quotes from Julia Child. Whatever your relationship with food looks like listen to Julia Child!

The Best Julia Child Quotes

  • "Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it."

  • "The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude."

  • "The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they're right if you love to be with them all the time."

  • "Drama is very important in life: you have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper. Everything can have drama if it's done right. Even a pancake."

  • "I fell in love with the public, the public fell in love with me, and I tried to keep it that way."

  • "I still feel that French cooking is the most important in the world, one of the few that has rules. If you follow the rules, you can do pretty well."

  • "Just speak very loudly and quickly, and state your position with utter conviction, as the French do, and you'll have a marvelous time."

Julia Child Cooking Quotes

  • "You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients."

  • "It's so beautifully arranged on the plate - you know someone's fingers have been all over it."

  • "I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate."

  • "In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport."

  • "I enjoy cooking with wine. Sometimes I even put it in the food."

  • "The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook."

  • "If you're afraid of butter, use cream."

  • "People who love to eat are always the best people."

  • "A party without cake is just a meeting."

  • "It is hard to imagine a civilization without onions."

Julia Child Quotes

  • "Usually, one's cooking is better than one thinks it is."

  • "Tears mess up your makeup."

  • "The measure of achievement is not winning awards. It's doing something that you appreciate, something you believe is worthwhile."

  • "Cooking well doesn't mean cooking fancy."

  • "Remember, no one's more important than people. In other words, friendship is the most important thing -- not career or housework, or one's fatigue--- and it needs to be tended and nurtured."

  • "I think every woman should have a blowtorch."

  • "You'll never know everything about anything, especially something you love."

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