Notable Quotes on Dinner Parties
If I were invited to a dinner party with my characters, I wouldn’t show up.
– Dr. Seuss
I try to greet my friends with a drink in my hand, a warm smile on my face, and great music in the background, because that’s what gets a dinner party off to a fun start.
– Ina Garten
I wasn’t a great dinner party guest. I would say, ‘Great to be here. Now, can I have some steamed chicken and steamed vegetables?
– Hugh Jackman
If it was my business, I wouldn’t talk about it. It is very vulgar to talk about one’s business. Only people like stockbroker’s do that, and then merely at dinner parties.
– Oscar Wilde
At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom.
– George Carlin
I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the world from one good Washington dinner party than from all the background information NBC piles on my desk.
– Barbara Walters
At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.Do any of these quotes strike a nerve for you? Heard any other quips or good stories about dinner parties? Please share below!
– W. Somerset Maugham, British playwright
Originally published Apr 25, 2013