It’s not a coincidence that we say bread is the staff of life. Who does not like the aroma of freshly baked bread?
Here are some of the most inspiring bread quotes:
Bread deals with living things, with giving life, with growth, with the seed, the grain that nurtures. Its not coincidence that we say bread is the staff of life.Lionel Poilne
Breadbaking is one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with one of the world’s sweetest smells…M. F. K. Fisher
The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight.M. F. K. Fisher
Acorns were good until bread was found.Francis Bacon
It is bread that keeps one warm, not fur.Russian Proverb
Bread is the king of the table and all else is merely the court that surrounds the king. The countries are the soup, the meat, the vegetables, the salad but bread is king.Louis Bromfield
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.Mahatma Gandhi
Bread is the warmest, kindest of words. Write it always with a capital letter, like your own name.from a cafe sign
I am going to learn to make bread to-morrow. So you may imagine me with my sleeves rolled up, mixing flour, milk, salaratus, etc., with a great deal of grace. I advise you if you don’t know how to make the staff of life to learn with dispatch.Emily Dickinson
There is not a thing that is more positive than bread.
Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.James Beard
God gives us the ingredients for our daily bread, but he expects us to do the baking!Chip Ingram
I love baking, it’s the most calming thing for me. It’s therapeutic, it makes the house smell good, and I get to take the goods to my friends. I do it for other people.Lily Collins
Here is bread, which strengthens man’s heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life.Matthew Henry
If you really want to make a friend, go round someone’s house with a freshly baked loaf of sourdough bread.Chris Geiger
When there is very little else left to believe in, one can still believe in an honest loaf of fragrant, home-baked bread.Anna Thomas
Knowledge is flour, but wisdom is bread.Austin O’Malley
Baking makes me focus. On weighing the sugar. On sieving the flour. I find it calming and rewarding because, in fairness, it is sort of magic – you start off with all this disparate stuff, such as butter and eggs, and what you end up with is so totally different. And also delicious.Marian Keyes
There’s something clean, simple, and even detoxifying about a loaf that contains nothing more than the best stone-ground, whole-meal flour, salt, yeast and water.Paul Hollywood
Baking bread is as glorious as planting flowers, as doing a cardiac bypass, as teaching a child to read.Laura C. Schlessinger
A meal of bread, cheese and beer constitute the perfect food.Elizabeth I
The one positive thing you could say about the bread products around him was that they were probably as edible now as they were on the day they were baked. Forged was a better term. Dwarf bread was made as a meal of last resort and also as a weapon and a currency. Dwarfs were not, as far as Vimes knew, religious in any way, but the way they thought about bread came close.Terry Pratchett
Man cannot live by bread alone. He needs peanut butter.James A. Garfield
Love never feeds you but it is equally necessary to move forward to get your bread & butter.Sonal Takalkar
Bread – like real love – took time, cultivation, strong loving hands and patience. It lived, rising and growing to fruition only under the most perfect circumstances.Melissa Hill
For me, it is always part of my holiday to go and work my way along the shelf in the local artisan bakery with its breads, savoury tartlets, pastries and cakes. It is soul food: one of those things that tell you about a place and the history of a place and its people.Paul Hollywood
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