A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou. – Omar Khayyam

A person who steals bread during a famine is not treated as a thief. – Cat Stevens

A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread. – Georges Bernanos

A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned – this is the sum of good government. – Thomas Jefferson

Acorns were good until bread was found. – Francis Bacon

Advertising is the ‘wonder’ in Wonder Bread. – Jef I. Richards

Also see how many quarters of corn you will spend in a week in dispensable bread, how much in alms. – Robert Grosseteste

And that’s really what’s happening in this country is a violation of the First Commandment. We have become a country entrenched in idolatry, and that idolatry is the dependency upon our government. We’re supposed to depend upon God for our protection and our provision and for our daily bread, not for our government. – Sharron Angle

bread quotesAnytime a person goes into a delicatessen and orders a pastrami on white bread, somewhere a Jew dies. – Milton Berle

Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead. – W. H. Auden

At my age, I don’t buy but a half a loaf of bread, you know? – Merle Haggard

Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one. – Nikolai Berdyaev

Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord’s Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach. – Woodrow Wilson

But bread is different. I come from Czechoslovakia, where we eat lots of it, so it’s hard to say no. I can’t even have one piece, because when I start, I don’t stop. – Daniela Pestova

Christ made the bread the sacrament of his body only: wherefore as the bread is no similitude of his blood, so am I not bound or ought to affirm, that his blood is there present. – William Tyndale

Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf; is better than a whole loaf. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

Damn the sword! When Virginia wanted a sword, I gave her one. Now she sends me a toy! I require bread! – George Rogers Clark

Deliberation, n.: The act of examining one’s bread to determine which side it is buttered on. – Ambrose Bierce

Each man must have his I; it is more necessary to him than bread; and if he does not find scope for it within the existing institutions he will be likely to make trouble. – Charles Horton Cooley

Eaten bread is forgotten. – Thomas Fuller

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