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If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more.
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.
Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.
As time goes on we get closer to that American Dream of there being a pie cut up and shared. Usually greed and selfishness prevent that and there is always one bad apple in every barrel.
Whatever is funny is subversive, every joke is ultimately a custard pie... a dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.
Instead, I have an abundance mentality: When people are genuinely happy at the successes of others, the pie gets larger.
People are afraid, and when people are afraid, when their pie is shrinking, they look for somebody to hate. They look for somebody to blame. And a real leader speaks to anxiety and to fear and allays those fears, assuages anxiety.
Henry Louis Gates
Of emotions, of love, of breakup, of love and hate and death and dying, mama, apple pie, and the whole thing. It covers a lot of territory, country music does.
When someone asks if you'd like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie?
You can't imagine what satisfaction can be gotten from throwing a pie into someone's face.
Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers, and cheating on your income tax.
I did, although I didn't read from page 1 to page 187 but I read chunks of it. I did a little bit of science when I was in the university so I was able to understand the graphs and pie charts and stuff like that. It was extremely dry.
I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie.
H. Rap Brown
I do 45 minutes of cardio five days a week, because I like to eat. I also try for 45 minutes of muscular structure work, which is toning, realigning and lengthening. If I'm prepping for something or I've been eating a lot of pie, I do two hours a day, six days a week for two weeks.
A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around.
E. W. Howe
If I were a capitalist I would not give my employees health insurance with no deductible, which I do, including dental, and paid pregnancy leave. That's not called capitalism, that's called being a Christian and someone who believes in democracy, so that everyone should get a fair slice of the pie.
I like making pies. I have a bunch of fruit trees in my backyard. My loquat tree sprouted, and I like making loquat pie. They're really hard to peel and everything, and it took me forever, but they make the best pies. They're amazing.
On my show I share all these yummy, fattening recipes, but I tell people, in moderation, in moderation. You can have that little piece of pie.
I don't think I've ever seen pie advertised. That's how you know it's good. They advertise ice cream and other desserts. They advertise the bejeezus out of yogurt, but I haven't seen one pie commercial.
I used to love Danish. My father used to make a Boston cream pie. You never see that anymore.
The weight comes off, you know? If you stop with the bread and the pie, it really does. It really works.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
The man for me is the cherry on the pie. But I'm the pie and my pie is good all by itself. Even if I don't have a cherry.
I don't want to spend my life not having good food going into my pie hole. That hole was made for pies.
The future... seems to me no unified dream but a mince pie, long in the baking, never quite done.
A pie dough comes together exactly like a biscuit only there is very, very little liquid and no leavening involved. Other than that, the same rules apply. My best advice: handle the dough as little as possible.
You know what they say: 'Why sit at a table that doesn't have key lime pie on it if you don't have to?'
Writing is like walking in a deserted street. Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie.
John le Carre
When 'American Pie' happened, I was so lucky to get that opportunity and I just tried to do a good job in that genre. But the films that inspired me as a kid were, like, Malcolm McDowall in 'A Clockwork Orange.' He was my hero.
Seann William Scott
And what's interesting about him as a comic character is that the custard pie hardly ever ends up on his face.
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