Meat And Potatoes Quotes by Nick Offerman, Bette Davis, Woody Allen, Anthony Hopkins, Paul F. Tompkins, Daniel Radcliffe and many others.
Meat is a big deal in my life. I do love breakfast food, but I don’t think that’s extraordinary. I’m a normal American. We love eggs and meat and potatoes and gravy.
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.
Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.
My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker.
When I was younger I was strictly meat-and-potatoes and I just wouldn’t try things. As I have gotten older, I’m much more adventurous but still not like whoever that dude is on whatever show it is who just goes around and eats bugs everywhere.
I basically have the diet of a 19th-century Irish navy, apart from the litre of stout a day. It’s meat and potatoes and bread and cheese: those are my four food groups.
You hit a guitar, you hit a note, you hit a drum, you hit an organ. Meat and potatoes. Simplicity. Not getting too caught up in little tweezers of perfection.
I’m not Ted Nugent. My house is run, essentially, by an adopted, fully clawed cat with a mean nature. I would never hunt. I would never wear fur. I would never go to a bullfight. I’m not really a meat and potatoes guy.
I think of myself as a meat-and-potatoes kind of director.
I’ve always liked to be a meat and potatoes kind of actor who doesn’t believe in any of the highfalutin stuff about acting, so I tend to be a little bit more cynical.
Seventy per cent of the clothes you own should be meat and potatoes. Thirty per cent should be icing and fluff – that’s colour, pattern, shine, accessories. Too many women get the proportions the other way round, then can’t figure out why they can’t get dressed.
I’ve pretty much been portrayed as every style thing you can be. After Wimbledon you are Andy Everyman, who everybody is rooting for. I think the meat and potatoes of who I am hasn’t been covered yet.
We also knew [ me and Ewan McGregor] that, on a practical level, if there was going to be that much sex in the film [Young Adam] – which there clearly had to be because sex is the meat and potatoes of the thing – it had to be varied for the audience, because it’s important to keep the audience living in it.