Julia Child Quotes

Julia Child born in 1912 was well known for her cooking classes. She was the one who brought the French cuisine to the American table through her famous cookbook that is called “Mastering the Art of French Cooking”. It was further spread among the Americans through her television programs. Even though Julia died in 2004, but her recipes are still being cooked and enjoyed by millions of Americans every day. Want to have a life like hers? Keep on reading to be inspired by her sayings. 

 “Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.”

“The more you know, the more you can create.  There’s no end to imagination.”

 “The only real stumbling block is fear of failure.”

“Learn from your mistakes, be fearless and above all have fun!”

“If you’re in a good profession, it’s hard to get bored, because you’re never finished.  There will always be work you haven’t yet done.”

“You’ll never know everything about anything, especially something you love.”

“One learns by doing.  Well, all I know is this: nothing you ever learn is really wasted, and will sometimes be used.”

“The more I learned the more I realized how very much one has to know before one is in-the-know at all.”

“Nothing is too much trouble if it turns out the way it should.  Good results require that one take time and care.”

“I think the inner person is the most important.  I would like to see an invention that keeps the mind alert.  That’s what is important.”

“Just speak very loudly and quickly, and state your position with utter conviction, as the French do, and you’ll have a marvelous time!”

“My whole life has been concerned with communication.  Communication is the glue that holds people together.  It’s the mortar of civilization’s structure.”

“All publicity is good publicity.”

“I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.”

 “I could at times be overly emotional, but was lucky to have the kind of orderly mind that is good at categorizing things.”

“I’m not a chef.  I think in this country, we use the term very loosely.  I’m a cook and a teacher.”

“Just about every day I learn something new.  It’s a very wonderfully creative profession.”

 “In cooking, you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”

“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.”

“I think you must exercise and be aware of what you’re eating, but don’t diet and don’t cut out fats.  That’s just ridiculous!  And don’t overdo everything, but enjoy.  You’ve got to enjoy life!”

 “Old age is a state of mind and a function of mass hypnosis rather than an absolute.”

“Celebrity has its uses.  I can always get a seat in any restaurant.”

 “Life itself is the proper binge.”

 

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