Meat And Potatoes Quotes by Bette Davis, Tilda Swinton, Andy Roddick, Woody Allen, Stanley Donen, Anthony Hopkins and many others.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker.