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Stone Age Quotes (12 quotes)

Nature and nurture are an inseparable blend of influences that work together to produce our behavior. A growing band of researchers are demonstrating that the bedrock of behaviors that make up the concerns of everyday life, such as sex, language, cooperation, and violence have been carved out by evolution over the eons, and this Stone Age legacy continues to influence modern life today.

— William F. Allman

In Stone Age Present: How Evolution Has Shaped Modern Life: From Sex, Violence and Language to Emotions, Morals and Communities, (1995), 25-26.

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As the saying goes, the Stone Age did not end because we ran out of stones; we transitioned to better solutions. The same opportunity lies before us with energy efficiency and clean energy.

— Steven Chu

In letter (1 Feb 2013) to Energy Department employees announcing his decision not to serve a second term.

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As the world has seen its age of stone, its age of bronze, and its age of iron, so it may before long have embarked on a new and even more prosperous era—the age of aluminium.

— Magazine

Concluding remark in uncredited 'Topics of the Day' article, 'The Future of Aluminium', The Spectator (15 Jul 1893), 77.

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For forty-nine months between 1968 and 1972, two dozen Americans had the great good fortune to briefly visit the Moon. Half of us became the first emissaries from Earth to tread its dusty surface. We who did so were privileged to represent the hopes and dreams of all humanity. For mankind it was a giant leap for a species that evolved from the Stone Age to create sophisticated rockets and spacecraft that made a Moon landing possible. For one crowning moment, we were creatures of the cosmic ocean, an epoch that a thousand years hence may be seen as the signature of our century.

— Buzz Aldrin


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For the environmentalists, The Space Option is the ultimate environmental solution. For the Cornucopians, it is the technological fix that they are relying on. For the hard core space community, the obvious by-product would be the eventual exploration and settlement of the solar system. For most of humanity however, the ultimate benefit is having a realistic hope in a future with possibilities.... If our species does not soon embrace this unique opportunity with sufficient commitment, it may miss its one and only chance to do so. Humanity could soon be overwhelmed by one or more of the many challenges it now faces. The window of opportunity is closing as fast as the population is increasing. Our future will be either a Space Age or a Stone Age.

— Arthur Woods

Arthur Woods and Marco Bernasconi

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Science, which now offers us a golden age with one hand, offers at the same time with the other the doom of all that we have built up inch by inch since the Stone Age and the dawn of any human annals. My faith is in the high progressive destiny of man. I do not believe we are to be flung back into abysmal darkness by those fiercesome discoveries which human genius has made. Let us make sure that they are servants, but not our masters.

— Winston Churchill

In The Wit & Wisdom of Winston Churchill by James C. Humes (1994).

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The Dark Ages may return—the Stone Age may return on the gleaming wings of Science; and what might now shower immeasureable material blessings upon mankind may even bring about its total destruction. Beware! I say. Time may be short.
Referring to the discovery of atomic energy.

— Winston Churchill

“Iron Curtain” speech at Fulton, Missouri (5 Mar 1946). Maxims and Reflections (1947), 164.

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The frying pan you should give to your enemy. Food should not be prepared in fat. Our bodies are adapted to a stone age diet of roots and vegetables.

— Denis Burkitt

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The latest refinements of science are linked with the cruelties of the Stone Age.

— Winston Churchill


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The Stone Age did not end because humans ran out of stones. It ended because it was time for a re-think about how we live.

— William McDonough

As reported, without quotation marks, in Jo Twist, 'Eco-designs on Future Cities', on BBC News website (14 June 2005). McDonough did not originate the statement about the Stone Age; it has been used earlier and attributed to others. He added his own conclusion to it.

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The stone age did not end for lack of stone, and the oil age will end long before the world runs out of oil.

— Sheik Zaki Yamani


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[In an inventor’s life] Everything is stacked against you, but for some reason some silly chaps seem to be driven to it (rather like a painter of a composer of music), which is perhaps just as well or we should still be living in the Stone Age.

— Sir Christopher Cockerell

As quoted in Michael T. Kaufman, 'Christopher Cockerell, 88, Inventor, Dies; Father of Hovercraft and Marconi Devices', New York Times (4 Jun 1999), 19.

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160 Age Quotes

What makes a good leader?

Vision. Personality. Courage. Ambition.

All of these attributes, in the perfect combination, can create a leader who inspires those around them to think, do, and be better.

Lloyd J. Edwards Jr. famously said “you can’t teach leadership, but it can be learned.”

A retired police lieutenant and bureau commander from Huntington Beach, California, Edwards talks about why confidence, integrity, determination, and a commitment to excellence, are the crucial values and traits common among those in leadership positions.

Whether you are currently a leader, or aspire to be a CEO, COO, or CFO one day, it is important to remember that good leadership requires skills that must be constantly honed and refined. Being a leader is about more than just having a certain job title. It’s all about having the direction, perseverance, and ability to motivate other people to achieve a common goal.

Though this post won’t teach you how to be a leader, we hope you’ll be able to learn from and be inspired by these amazing quotes about leadership.

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.” – Woodrow Wilson

“Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.” – Margaret Thatcher

“Every time you have to speak, you are auditioning for leadership.” – James Humes

“To add value to others, one must first value others.” – John Maxwell

“Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.” – Seth Godin

“When people talk, listen completely.” – Ernest Hemingway

“You can’t teach leadership, but it can be learned.” – Lloyd J. Edwards Jr.

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” – Kurt Vonnegut

“The important thing is this: to be able to give up in any given moment all that we are for what we can become.” – DeSeaux

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them become what they are capable of being.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them.” – M.D. Arnold

“One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” – Arnold Glasow

“Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.” – Brian Tracy

“The highest of distinctions is service to others.” – King George VI

“The things we fear most in organizations–fluctuations, distubances, imbalances–are the primary sources of creativity.” – Margaret Wheatley

“The price of greatness is responsibility.” – Winston Churchill

“Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.” – Publilius Syrus

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” – Margaret Fuller

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“You manage things; you lead people.” – Grace Murray Hopper

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

“The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.” – Theodore Hesburgh

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie

“A leader. . .is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.” – Nelson Mandela

“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” – Thomas Jefferson

“The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.” – Tony Blair

“A leader is a dealer in hope.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“There is a troublesome humor some men have, that if they may not lead, they will not follow; but had rather a thing were never done, than not done their own way, tho’ other ways very desirable.” – William Penn

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain

“All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.” – John Kenneth Galbraith

“Do you know that one of the great problems of our age is that we are governed by people who care more about feelings than they do about thoughts and ideas?” – Margaret Thatcher

“If you’re not sure where you are going, you’re liable to end up someplace else.” – Robert F. Majer

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

“Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” – John Maxwell

“Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position.” – Brian Tracy

“Doing what is right isn’t the problem. It is knowing what is right.” – Lyndon B. Johnson

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.” – Jeanette Rankin

“Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.” – Orrin Woodward

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“The role of leadership is to transform the complex situation into small pieces and prioritize them.” – Carlos Ghosn

“I think one of the keys to leadership is recognizing that everybody has gifts and talents. A good leader will learn how to harness those gifts toward the same goal.” – Ben Carson

“There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” – Indira Gandhi

“Leaders don’t inflict pain, they share pain.” – Max Depree

“Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates

“Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.” – Diogenes of Sinope

“Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult.” – Warren Bennis

“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” – Harvey S. Firestone

“A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” – Arnold Glasow

“There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.” – Charles F. Kettering

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” – Warren G. Bennis

“Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results, not attributes.” – Peter F. Drucker

“A leader is a person you will follow to a place you would not go by yourself.” – Joel Barker

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“What you do has far greater impact than what you say.” – Stephen Covey

“The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops them.” – John Maxwell

“An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.” – Jack Welch

“Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.” – Walt Disney

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy

“You don’t have to hold a position in order to be a leader.” – Henry Ford

“Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” – Peter F. Drucker

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch

“Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.” – Vince Lombardi

“Real leadership is leaders recognizing that they serve the people that they lead.” – Pete Hoekstra

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward

“No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.” – Andrew Carnegie

“Outstanding leaders go out of the way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” – Sam Walton

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” – Peter F. Drucker

“A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.” – Jim Rohn

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs

“One of the most important things for any leader is to never let anyone else define who you are. And you define who you are. I never think of myself as being a woman CEO of this company. I think of myself as a steward of a great institution.” – Ginni Rometty

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett

“To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.” – Pat Riley

“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill

“Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.” – Gen. Colin Powell

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” – Malala Yousafzai

“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” – Alexander the Great

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” – Abraham Lincoln

“To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful.” – Edward Murrow

“I learned that things are never as complicated as we imagine them to be. It is only our arrogance which seeks to find complicated answers to simple problems.” – Muhammad Yunus

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” – Amelia Earhart

“People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.” – John Maxwell

“To lead people, walk beside them. As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence … When the best leader’s work is done, the people say, ‘We did it ourselves!'” – Lao Tzu

“The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.” – Ken Blanchard

“Earn your leadership every day.” – Michael Jordan

“You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.” – Sam Rayburn

“Leadership is an ever-evolving position.” – Mike Krzyzewski

“Those who let things happen usually lose to those who make things happen.” – Dave Weinbaum

“Leadership is an action, not a position.” – Donald McGannon

“You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” – Nancy D. Solomon

“As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates

“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see, and who sees before others see.” – Leroy Eimes

“Don’t tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” – George S. Patton Jr.

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

“He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.” – Niccolo Machiavelli

“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.” – Dolly Parton

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“If you want to improve the organization, you have to improve yourself and the organization gets pulled up with you.” – Indra Nooyi

“To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn’t know where he is going.” – Joe Namath

“I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“If ‘leadership’ has come to be known as something much bigger than us, aligned to changing the world, then we are spending way too much time celebrating things that hardly anyone can do and not celebrating things we can do every day.” – Drew Dudley

“Leaders instill in their people a hope for success and a belief in themselves. Positive leaders empower people to accomplish their goals.” – Unknown

“Each group and each youngster is different. As a leader or coach, you get to know what they need.” – Mike Krzyzewski

“True leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed… Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection.” – Sheryl Sandberg

“A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” – Max Lucado

“We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.” – J.K. Rowling

“The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” – John Maxwell

“The true mark of a leader is the willingness to stick with a bold course of action — an unconventional business strategy, a unique product-development roadmap, a controversial marketing campaign — even as the rest of the world wonders why you’re not marching in step with the status quo. In other words, real leaders are happy to zig while others zag. They understand that in an era of hyper-competition and non-stop disruption, the only way to stand out from the crowd is to stand for something special.” – Bill Taylor

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you’re in control, they’re in control.” – Tom Landry

“A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.” – Douglas MacArthur

“Control is not leadership; management is not leadership; leadership is leadership. If you seek to lead, invest at least 50 percent of your time in leading yourself–your own purpose, ethics, principles, motivation, conduct. Invest at least 20 percent leading those with authority over you and 15 percent leading your peers.” – Dee Hock

“True leadership lies in guiding others to success–in ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.” – Bill Owens

“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” – Ray Kroc

“Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.” – David Star Jordan

“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader

“Leadership is something you earn, something you’re chosen for. You can’t come in yelling, ‘I’m your leader!’ If it happens, it’s because the other guys respect you.” – Ben Roethlisberger

“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” – Rosalynn Carter

“A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.” – Joe DiMaggio

“Knowing what must be done does away with fear.” – Rosa Parks

“If you don’t believe in yourself, why is anyone else going to believe in you.” – Tom Brady

“The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.” – Henry Kissinger

“There are no office hours for leaders.” – Cardinal J. Gibbons

“I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through–then follow through.” – Edward Rickenbacker

“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” – Ronald Reagan

“In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.” – Harry S. Truman

“If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” – Woodrow Wilson

“Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.” – Stephen Covey

“Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.” – Harold Geneen

“Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.” – Dianne Feinstein

“Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” – Bill Bradley

“Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths.” – John Zenger

“A leader is not an administrator who loves to run others, but someone who carries water for his people so that they can get on with their jobs.” – Robert Townsend

“Look over your shoulder now and then to be sure someone’s following you.” – Henry Gilmer

“I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.” – Herbert Swope

“The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.” – John Buchan

“The supreme quality of leadership is integrity.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller

8 Leadership Qualities that make Great Leaders

  1. Confidence. If you want others to believe you and follow your lead, you’ve got to be sure about your decisions and act with assertiveness.
  2. Integrity and Honesty. Being honest about your goals and vision from the outset will inspire others to follow you. It’s also vital that you can stick to your values and core beliefs, however successful you become.
  3. Innovation. Creative impulses and the ability to have ideas that are out of the box – and to follow through with them – is what distinguishes the good from the great.
  4. Communication. Having a vision for the future of a company is one thing, communicating it to others is something else! Keeping the lines of communication open and honest is vital in earning the respect of your team and motivating them to meet your goals.
  5. Decisiveness. Decision-making is what sets the leader apart, and can shape the future of a company. Making good decisions without rushing, and acting in a decisive way inspires the confidence of your team.
  6. Delegation. No one person can do everything, and a good leader can recognize that. As well as freeing you up to focus on key responsibilities and decisions, delegation also empowers other team members and makes them feel valued.
  7. Accountability. Everyone wants to take the credit when something goes right, but a good leader also takes on his fair share of blame when things go wrong. Working together as a team makes everyone responsible for the future success of the company, and makes for a better working environment.
  8. Passion and Commitment. If you’re going, go all the way. Great leaders are never afraid of getting their hands dirty and showing how much they care about success, the future, and team morale.

We hope these leadership quotes have inspired you to go for your goals. If your favorite is missing, share it with us in the comments!

— Natalie Seale

Natalie Seale PhD, is a writer, researcher, and editor for She is an avid reader, a keen traveller; enjoys cooking and walking with her English Spaniel. Her posts focus on inspiring others to live healthy, happy, and active lives.

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Do you have a restaurant? Or plan to have one then you are in the right place! Here are some quotes for restaurants that you can use for inspiration, motivation, and fun. This list of quotes for restaurants contains the wise sayings from chefs and restaurant owners.


Showcasing restaurant quotes on restaurant walls delivers a very positive impression on the customers. It also helps gain trust and enhancing the environment of your restaurant as well. Here are some of the best restaurant quotes in different categories:



Best Restaurant Quotes | All Time Best Quotes for Restaurants:


“Creativity is not so much a boundless well, but an all-you-can-eat buffet of elements for your creative endeavor. Eventually you’ve eaten your fill, and it’s time to digest and then make something. But at some point, it will be time to return to the restaurant.” – Vera Nazarian


“Look at your waiter’s face. He knows. It’s another reason to be polite to your waiter: he could save your life with a raised eyebrow or a sigh.” – Anthony Bourdain


“There has ling been a happy symbiotic relationship between kitchen and bar. Simply put, the kitchen wants booze, and the bartender wants food. “- Anthony Bourdain


“There are advantages to being a star though – you can always get a table in a full restaurant.” – Ingrid Bergman


“Do not serve food in a restaurant but fulfill dreams with a taste.”


“A man sits in a restaurant not to just eat but feel the atmosphere. Give him his favorite ambiance.”


“The location of a restaurant is as important as its food.”


“Tell your waiters to be friendly. Your food can win the appetites of your customer but your manners will win their hearts. “


“I don’t know when pepper mills in a restaurant got to be right behind frankincense and myrrh in prominence. It used to be in a little jar that sat next to the salt on the table and everyone passed it around, sneezed, and it was no big deal.”- Erma Bombeck


Funny Quotes for Restaurants:



“The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going” – George Carlin


“Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.” – Henry Youngman


“I was eating in a Chinese restaurant downtown. There was a dish called Mother and Child Reunion. It’s chicken and eggs. And I said, I gotta use that one.” – Paul Simon


“Why does Sea World have a seafood restaurant? I’m halfway through my fish burger and I realize, oh my God…I could be eating a slow learner.” – Lynda Montgomery


“In a restaurant, choose a table near a waiter.” Jewish Proverb


“A cannibal is a person who walks into a restaurant and orders a waiter.” Mary Amsterdam


“When you go to a restaurant, the less you know about what happens in the kitchen, the more you enjoy your meal.” Jeffery Wright


Motivational Quotes for Restaurants


“In a restaurant business you not only serve the community but serve it with taste.”


“I haven’t seen a better business than the restaurant business. You earn through fulfilling people’s appetites, needs, and dreams.”


“In a restaurant you can provide community a place to rest, eat, and laugh.”


“It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages” Henry Ford


“Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You’d be amazed how many companies don’t listen to their customers” – Rose Perot


“If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful”

Jeff Bazos



“In the end, the customer doesn’t know, or care, if you are small or large as an organisation. She or he only focuses on the garment hanging on the rail in the store.” Giorgio Armani


“One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth doing is what we do for others” Lewis Carol


“Rule 1: The customer is always right. Rule 2: If the customer is ever wrong, re-read Rule 1.” Stew Leonard


“Loyal customers, they don’t just come back, they don’t simply recommend you, they insist that their friends do business with you” Chip Bell


“A customer is the most important visitor on our premises, he is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider in our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us an opportunity to do so.” Mahatma Gandhi


“It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they’ll keep coming back.” Dave Thomas


“A great restaurant is one that just makes you feel like you’re not sure whether you went out or you came home and confuses you. If it can do both of those things at the same time, you’re hooked.
” David Meyer


“Going to a restaurant is one of my keenest pleasures. Meeting someplace with old and new friends, ordering wine, eating food, surrounded by strangers, I think is the core of what it means to live a civilized life.” Adam Gopnik


Welcome Quotes for Restaurants:



“Hello to You! You will find food, harmony, and laughter here.”


“Welcome! May the best food find your appetite.”


“Let’s Eat Together! ”


“We welcome your appetite. Let our food satisfy your stomach.”


“Welcome to our place. You will find happiness and food here. ”



“Need food and a good place to eat? Welcome to our humble place where you can eat good food peacefully.”


Inspirational Restaurant Quotes:



“In a restaurant one is both observed and unobserved. Joy and sorrow can be displayed and observed “unwittingly,” the writer scowling naively and the diners wondering, What the hell is he doing?” – David Mamet


“It’s easier to be faithful to a restaurant than it is to a woman”. – Gregory Peck


“Some food has looked so awful that it’s looked like something that the dog’s brought home, yet after one mouthful I’ve been left eating my thoughts, my words & my food and gone back for seconds.
On the other side of the scale, food that has looked so magnificent and makes you want to taste and eat everything on the plate, has turned out to be very disappointing and leaves you hoping that you find a fast food shop open on the way home.
Remember…looks can be deceptive, but taste can’t.” – Anthony T. Hincks


“We just don’t make and sell food.
We give you an eating experience that you’ll never forget” – Anthony T. Hincks


“As the first entrees go out, there’s a collective holding of breath in the kitchen. It isn’t that the food we are serving is bad. I would have taken Tony’s suggestion and induced a power failure long before I served food that was seriously compromised. The issue isn’t the quality, but the fact that we are serving different food. Grappa’s signature dishes feature simple food, perfectly grilled meats, poultry, and fish, straightforward braises, and earthy flavors- a branzino delicately grilled on the bone and adorned by little besides constrained by the small amount of meat and fish available, our menu is more reminiscent of Nonna’s kitchen than what our well-heeled regulars are used to.” – Meredith Miletti


“Capitalism has turned human beings into commodities. To the owner of a restaurant: the cook and a bag of potatoes are equally important” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana


“There is only one right way to eat a steak – with greed in your heart and a smile on your face.” – Soumet Lanka


“The owner of the Agut d’Avignon had the air of a 1920s dandy who had ruined himself with one mad night of gambling at baccarat and had only been saved by this restaurant, which he seemed to cherish as if it were his wife or a good fountain pen.” – Manuel Vazquez Montalban



“Life is like a restaurant; you can have anything you want as long as you are willing to pay the price.” – Mofat Machingura


“When your heart starts to feel full again. I love FREE refills, and if a restaurant tries to double charge me, I refuse to write a love poem on their Yelp page. ” – Karen Quan and Jarod Kintz


“One time, I went to a restaurant and I asked the waiter for some food for thought. He left, came back, and tried shoving a sirloin in my ear.” – Travis Jeremiah Dahnke


“It is halfway true that if you are involved in a family coffeehouse you don’t have a life.” – Robin McKinlay


“Life is an restaurant, in the end you just pay the bill.” – Deyth Banger


“I could smell the food fill up my hunger before the order was even
placed.” – Phindiwe Nkosi


“But what little we did know, we brandished wildly like cavemen’s clubs, slinging out stuff we felt tasted good. That was as intricate as our
game plan ever was—to make food that tasted good.” – Bjorn Shen



“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child


“From an early age I understood that cooking was never going to be a job, it’s a passion” – Gordon Ramsay



“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.” – Luciano Pavarotti


“We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.” – Anna Thomas




“A good restaurant isn’t that delivers good food but the one that provides a good place to eat.”



“People often come to enjoy and not eat at a restaurant.”


“Your restaurant should make people not just full but happy.”


“A customer’s peace of mind is your profit”


“Give them food but above all make them laugh.”



“No deal for a restaurant is better than the free food.”


“Good food, peace of mind, and a comfortable table to sit is all they want.”



“Give them the food the food they need not want”


“Make the food healthy and the customers will come.”


“Restaurant is a place to discuss, laugh, and eat.”



“Healthy food is always good.”



“Focus on the customers and find out what they need to eat.”




“Good food is hard to find. Have some made.”


“Your waiters are as important as your chefs.”



“The best restaurant is where you can eat good food peacefully. ”



Famous Quotes on Restaurants>>>>>


“A restaurant is a fantasy-a kind of living fantasy in which diners are the most important members of the cast.” – Warner LeRoy


“When you first entered the restaurant, I thought you were handsome… and then, of course, you spoke.” – Helen Hunt in “As Good As It Gets”


“I was doing stand-up at a restaurant and there was a chalkboard on the street out front. It said, ‘Soup of the Day: Cream of Asparagus. Ellen DeGeneres.'” – Ellen DeGeneres


“The disparity between a restaurant’s price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.” – Bryan Miller


“If you want a reliable tip, drive into a town, go to the nearest appliance store and seek out the dishwasher repair man. He spends a lot of time in restaurant kitchens and usually has strong opinions about them.” – Bryan Miller


“I went to a fancy french restaurant called Deja Vu. The headwaiter said, ‘Don’t I know you?’” – Rod Schmidt


“Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them.” P. G. Wodehouse


“I was at this restaurant. The sign said ‘Breakfast Anytime.’ So I ordered French Toast in the Renaissance.” – Steven Wright


“When I was a small boy, my father told me never to recommend a church or a woman to anyone. And I have found it wise never to recommend a restaurant either. Something always goes wrong with the cheese souffle.” – Edmund G. Love


“If you’re choking in a restaurant you can just say the magic words, ‘Heimlich maneuver,’ and all will be well. Trouble is, it’s difficult to say ‘Heimlich maneuver’ when you’re choking to death.” – Eddie Izzard, British comedian. ‘Dress to Kill’ (1998)


“Never eat at a place called ‘Moms’, but if the only other place in town has a sign that says ‘Eats’, go back to Moms.” – C. Fields (1920s)


“The finest landscape in the world is improved by a good inn in the foreground.” – Samuel Johnson


“I eat at this German-Chinese restaurant and the food is delicious. The only problem is that an hour later you’re hungry for power.” – Dick Cavett


“The best fame is a writer’s fame. It’s enough to get a table at a good restaurant, but not enough to get you interrupted when you eat.” – Fran Lebowitz, journalist


“Bistromathics…..The first non-absolute number is the number of people for whom the table is reserved. This will vary during the course of the first three telephone calls to the restaurant, and then bear no apparent relation to the number of people who actually turn up, or to the number of people who subsequently join them after the show/match/party/gig, or to the number of people who leave when they see who else has turned up.” – Douglas Adams, ‘Life, The Universe and Everything’ (1982)


“’Hey, Earthman? You hungry kid?’ said Zaphod’s voice.

‘Err, well, yes, a little peckish, I suppose,’ said Arthur.

‘Okay, baby, hold tight,’ said Zaphod. ‘We’ll take in a quick bit at the Restaurant at the End of the Universe.’”

Douglas Adams, ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ (1979)


“Numbers written on restaurant checks within the confines of restaurants do not follow the same mathematical laws as numbers written on any other pieces of paper in any other parts of the Universe.” – Douglas Adams, ‘Life, The Universe and Everything’ (1982)


“Nouvelle Cuisine, roughly translated, means: I can’t believe I paid ninety-six dollars and I’m still hungry.” — Mike Kalin

Top 10 Quotes on Restaurants>>>


“Eating at fast food outlets and other restaurants is simply a manifestation of the commodification of time coupled with the relatively low value many Americans have placed on the food they eat.” – Andrew F. Smith, ‘Encyclopedia of Junk food and Fast Food’ (2006)


“The age of your children is a key factor in how quickly you are served in a restaurant. We once had a waiter in Canada who said, ‘Could I get you your check?’ and we answered, ‘How about the menu first?'” – Erma Bombeck


“I went to a restaurant that serves ‘breakfast at any time’. So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.” – Steven Wright


“I went to this restaurant last night that was set up like a big buffet in the shape of an Ouija board. You’d think about what kind of food you want, and the table would move across the floor to it.” – Steven Wright


“Come unto me, all ye that labor in the stomach, and I will restore you” – Boulanger, 1765, Motto over door of first restaurant


“In the United States all business not transacted over the telephone is accomplished in conjunction with alcohol or food, often under conditions of advanced intoxication. This is a fact of the utmost importance for the visitor of limited funds. . . For it means that the most expensive restaurants are, with rare exceptions, the worst.” – John Kenneth Galbraith, economist


“Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-brothels. There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one’s belt buckled.”- Frederic Raphael, (1931-) British author


“I met a keen observer who gave me a tip: ‘If you run across a restaurant where you often see priests eating with priests, or sporting girls with sporting girls, you may be confident that it is good. Those are two classes of people who like to eat well and get their money’s worth.” – A.J. Liebling (columnist)


“Never trust the food in a restaurant on top of the tallest building in town that spends a lot of time folding napkins.” – Andy Rooney


“I never eat in a restaurant that’s over a hundred feet off the ground and won’t stand still.” – Calvin Trillin, American writer (New Yorker magazine)


“Anybody who doesn’t think that the best hamburger place in the world is in his home town is a sissy.” Calvin Trillin


“The highway is replete with culinary land mines disguised as quaint local restaurants that carry such reassuring names as Millie’s, Pop’s and Capt’n Dick’s.” – Bryan Miller (NY Times Restaurant Critic)


“Avoid restaurants with names that are improbable descriptions, such as the Purple Goose, the Blue Kangaroo or the Quilted Orangutan.” – Calvin Trillin, American writer (New Yorker magazine)


New Restaurant Opening Quotes


“I opened because I have always had a passion for the restaurant industry and saw a void in the market that I thought I could fill.” – Adam Talbert, Owner


“I opened because I was an upstart kid that worked in restaurants my whole life and was convinced I could do it better.” – Nick VanArsdell, Owner


“I opened because I wanted to build a legacy for my family.” – Adam Oliver, Co-Owner


“I opened because I couldn’t find my wife good chocolate cake, and trust me, I looked hard.” – Gregg Ciccone, Co-Owner


“I opened because I wanted to bring something to my community that they would be proud of.”  – Logan Hostettler, General Manager


“I opened because I wanted to introduce and share delicious Filipino cuisine to everyone in our community. My daughter has been in the restaurant business for many, many years and I thought it would be great to use her talent and skills in managing our own full-service restaurant.” – Teresita Herradura, Owner


“My partners and I opened our first restaurant because we love food and serving people. We love the fast pace of a restaurant. We saw it as an opportunity to earn a living doing what we love.” – Jeff Jacobson, COO


“I opened because there was a need in my community to keep the American Legion Ball open and my wife and I are good at this business. It provided an opportunity to become part of our new community, as well as create jobs for it.” – Brian Bonnell, Owner


“I opened because I was looking for a local opportunity to make people smile!” – Kim Wilhelmson, Owner


Restaurant Quotes for Customers


“Although a great restaurant experience must include great food, a bad restaurant experience can be achieved through bad service alone. Ideally, service is invisible. You notice it only when something goes wrong.” ― Dana Spiotta


“I’m working harder than ever now, and I’m putting on my pants the same as I always have. I just get up every day and try to do a little better than the day before, and that is to run a great restaurant with great food, great wine, and great service. That’s my philosophy.”― Emeril Lagasse


“Although the skills aren’t hard to learn, finding the happiness and finding the satisfaction and finding fulfillment in continuously serving somebody else something good to eat, is what makes a really good restaurant.” ― Mario Batali


“Profit is not the legitimate purpose of business. The legitimate purpose of business is to provide a product or service that people need and do it so well that it’s profitable.” ― James Rouse


“When you are able to shift your inner awareness to how you can serve others, and when you make this the central focus of your life, you will then be in a position to know true miracles in your progress toward prosperity.” ― Wayne W. Dyer


“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ― Mahatma Gandhi


“To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.” ― Douglas Adams


“The sole purpose of business is service. The sole purpose of advertising is explaining the service which business renders.” ― Leo Burnett


“Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.” ― H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


“Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be. ― Og Mandino


“Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.” ― Mahatma Gandhi


“Joy can only be real if people look upon their life as a service and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.”― Leo Tolstoy


“The path to your own happiness is usually found in service.”― Jonathan Lockwood Huie


“Happiness consists in giving, and in serving others.” ― Henry Drummond


“A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.”― The Buddha


“Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.”― Elbert Hubbard


“The customer experience is the next competitive battleground.” – Jerry Gregoire


“We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.” – Jeff Bezos


“Make a customer, not a sale.” – Katherine Barchetti


“The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best but legendary.” – Sam Walton


“You are serving a customer, not a life sentence. Learn how to enjoy your work.” – Laurie McIntosh


“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates


“Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You’d be amazed how many companies don’t listen to their customers.” – Ross Perot


“The customer experience is the next competitive battleground.” – Jerry Gregoire


“Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” – Damon Richards


“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” – Mother Teresa


“Customers don’t expect you to be perfect. They do expect you to fix things when they go wrong.” –  Donald Porter


“Good service is good business.” – Siebel Ad


“The more you engage with customers the clearer things become and the easier it is to determine what you should be doing.” – John Russell


“Being on par in terms of price and quality only gets you into the game. Service wins the game.” – Tony Allesandra


“You’ll never have a product or price advantage again. They can be easily duplicated, but a strong customer service culture can’t be copied.” – Jerry Fritz


“Every great business is built on friendship.” – JC Penney


“If you’re not serving the customer, your job is to be serving someone who is.” – Jan Carlzon


“In the world of Internet Customer Service, it’s important to remember your competitor is only one mouse click away.” – Doug Warner


“Here is a simple but powerful rule: always give people more than what they expect to get.” – Nelson Boswell


Restaurant Quotes for Instagram


“The only thing I like better than talking about Food is eating.”


“If food were free, why work?”


“Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.”


“Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed… I think food is, actually, very beautiful in itself.”


“I get way too much happiness from good food.”


“If you combine good flavors, food turns into an orchestra.”


“Food is really and truly the most effective medicine.”


“You know, food is such – it’s a hug for people.”


“The closest I’ve been to a diet this year is erasing food searches from my browser history.”


“My friends tell me that cooking is easy, but it’s not easier than not cooking.”


“There’s nothing more romantic than Italian food.”


“Every time you use the word ‘healthy,’ you lose. The key is to make yummy, delicious food that happens to be healthy.”


“I’m just someone who likes cooking and for whom sharing food is a form of expression.”


“I think about food literally all day, every day. It’s a thing.”


Restaurant business is not a business but art. And you learn art from the masters. These 160 quotes for restaurants are not just words but wise sayings. Yes you need passion but you need wisdom too. Extract some from these quotes for restaurants and keep the good work up!

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The following quotations are important at various points in the story:
1.)“ ‘What’s gonna happen to them? Once you start bulldozing I mean.” Curly the foreman chuckled. ‘What owls?’ he said.”
(pg. 8) This quote begins the confrontation between what’s right and what authority claims is right.

2.)“Next time you’ve got a problem just tell me, and then we’ll sit down and talk about it like civilized human beings.”
(pg. 45) This is Roy’s comment to Dana when he tries to reason with boy to stop the bullying. 3.)“ Roy ran all the way back to his bicycle and rode home as fast as he could. He wasn’t frightened and he wasn’t discouraged. He was more excited than ever.”
(pg. 57) This is Roy’s reaction to his first encounter to the running boy.

4.)“He wasn’t cocky, but he had a stubborn streak of pride.”
(pg. 65) Here Roy recognizes that this character trait will not allow him to spend the rest of the school year cowering in fear of Dana Matherson. 5.)“He was determined to persuade Mullet Fingers that he was someone to be trusted, that he hadn’t come to interfere but rather to help, if Mullet Fingers needed it.”
(pg. 67) This shows that inside Roy is a good boy who has compassion for the needs of others. 6.)“ ‘Eberhardt, why do you care about this kid?’ It was a good question, and Roy wasn’t certain he could put the answer into words. there was something about the look on the boy’s face . . . something urgent and determined and unforgettable.”
(pgs. 74-75) These words show Roy’s inner strength and goodness.) 7.)“It was remarkable that the same species of bird was able to thrive in two places so far apart, and so completely different. If they can do it, Roy thought, maybe I can, too.”
(pg. 93) This shows Roy’s progression into the understanding of life as change and adaption. 8.)“He refrained from doing some of the wild, daredevil stunts that boys his age tried – not because he feared for his safety, but because he felt it was solemn duty as an only child.”
(pg. 101) This shows Roy’s respect for his parents and his knowledge of their love for him. 9.)“There, standing by the hole and peering curiously at one of the meatballs, was the smallest owl he had ever seen. Mullet Fingers chucked him gently on the shoulder. ‘Okay – now do you get it?’ “
(pg. 124) Roy finally learns why Mullet Fingers is willing to go after a large corporation.” 10.)“The kid was only trying to take care of some owls – how could that possibly be a crime? Roy thought.”
(pg. 128) This shows how Roy is beginning to sense the corruption inherent in the building of the restaurant. 11.)“Sometimes you’re going to be faced with situations where the line isn’t clear between what’s right and what’s wrong. Your heart will tell you to do something different. In the end, all that’s left is to look at both sides and go with your best judgment.”
(pg. 160) This commentary from Roy’s mother expresses what he has already come to believe. 12.)“As Roy rode away on his bike, he pondered the possibility that Mullet Fingers was better off roaming the woods than living at home with a witch for a mother.”
(pg. 166) Roy has come to realize that being a biological parent doesn’t necessarily make you good for your child. 13.)“Just because something is legal doesn’t automatically make it right.”
(pg. 180) Roy recognizes that the world is filled with injustice and we must all make choices that my not always have the best consequences. 14.)“ ‘You can’t stop him, Roy. He’s too darn thickheaded.’ ‘Then I guess we’ve gotta join him.’ “
(pg. 210) Here Roy has made his decision to stand up for the owls – to do the right thing. 15.)“He wouldn’t stop until he reached the crest of his imaginary Montana mountain and coasted downhill into the coolness of the valley.”
(pg. 228) These words show how delighted Roy is to have taken the adult steps to stand up for what is right 16.)“Now he understood what was going to happen to the little owls if he did his job properly, and it weighted him with an aching and unshakeable sorrow.”
(pg. 234) Officer Delinko is coming to realize that what he is doing may be legal, but it is still wrong. 17.)“The classroom fell quiet, a long heavy silence that roared in Roy’s ears like a train.”
(pg. 248) This occurs after Roy tells about the plight of the owls in current events. he knows he’s awakened the consciences of all these kids as well as his teacher. 18.)“ ‘You bury those birds,“ Mullet Fingers said, “you gotta bury me, too.’ “
(pg. 267) Mullet Fingers puts himself in danger for the owls. 19.)“Guess I’ll have to come back another day and try again, Roy thought. That’s what a real Florida boy would do.”
(pg. 292) The novel ends with this thought showing that Roy finally has adapted to the change in his life; he has grown up.

Another literary device used by the author is a motif. This device allows the author to run an important idea throughout the story by using images to create the thought for the reader. There is one motif used in Hoot:
1.) Bildungsroman which is a motif whereby a young boy grows, matures, and comes of age. The reader sees this in the following ways: Roy searches for the reason why a boy his age would be barefoot, living in the woods, and not going to school; he has to find a way to deal with a bully that is mature and effective; he must make choices that could have serious repercussions; he had to recognize that he owes his parents respect, because they have earned it; and he must accept that life is all about change and how we adapt to it.

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