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Dinner Party Quotes

We’ve collected the best Dinner Party Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Simon Hoggart, Natascha McElhone, Max Boot, Jean Kennedy Smith, Debi Mazar. Use them as an inspiration.

In terms of ‘Solaris,’ I didn’t really think about the religious aspect an awful lot. There’s one scene at a dinner party, and it’s discussed, but it wasn’t an overwhelming theme for me.
There is a small group of ‘Never Trumpconservatives. But it is a small group, and I’ve actually been surprised that there are not more of us. There’s enough of us for a dinner party, not a political party. I wish there were more.
I don’t ever remember a dinner party, a cocktail party in our house ever. It was always family.
My husband, Gabriele, is a musician, and I love music, so you can bet it’s a really important part of our home entertaining repertoire, even if it means Gabriele making a really good playlist for a dinner party.
We are all Julian Assange. Serious reporters discuss classified information every day – go to any Washington or New York dinner party where real journalists are present, and you will hear discussion of leaked or classified information. That is journalists’ job in a free society.
I find parties difficult. I like a dinner party, but I find being at parties difficult, so I choose not to go to parties.
Hosting is work. It means you don’t get to go up to your room and disappear and take a nap. Like everybody else does after lunch. I’m talking about hosting, not hosting a dinner party, but hosting people staying in your home.
There is nothing like roast chicken. It is helpful and agreeable, the perfect dish no matter what the circumstances. Elegant or homey, a dish for a dinner party or a family supper, it will not let you down.
There should be no rules at your dinner party except for people to eat a lot and enjoy a long night where they feel like they could fall asleep at the dinner table at the end.
If you ruin the main course of a dinner party, it ain’t all that tragic. Just laugh!
When writing a thank-you if you’ve had lunch with someone downtown, send an e-mail. If somebody is giving you a dinner party in his or her home and all the work that takes, that person deserves a written thank-you.
If you come to my house for a dinner party, it looks like a Toyota dealership, because every single person I know drives a hybrid now.
One thing about the fantasy dinner party idea that no one considers is whether these people are going to get on. I would say John McEnroe and Ian McEwan, but what would they have to say to each other?
There’s nothing new about European anti-Americanism. To go to a dinner party of intellectuals in Paris in 1960 was like walking into a tiger‘s den with a piece of raw meat in your hands.
The LPGA is basically corporate America‘s dinner party, and they can invite whomever they want. They’re not ready for people getting up and making declarations. The bottom line is corporate America is pretty homophobic.
Hollis Stacy
I have made cassoulet more times than is advisable – first in culinary school, once with a friend for a dinner party, and at least half a dozen times in the BA Test Kitchen.
Planning a dinner party in a way that you’re actually capable of getting it done without panicking is important. It’s bad hospitality for the host to be freaked out.
If you organise a dinner party, and two guests cancel, it is still a dinner party: you still get to eat dinner.
Octavia Spencer rocks. But just as a human being, she‘s so down-to-earth. Talk about being pleasantly surprised. You walk onto set, and she’s making these jokes, and she’s playing around with the cast and the crew, and she invited all to her house for a dinner party. She’s just a genuinely good person.
Ciara Bravo
At barbecues, people just like to eat a lot of meat; it’s extraordinary. They eat far more than they normally would at a dinner party.
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery.
Beautiful speech doesn’t need protection, it’s ugly speech that needs protection. We have these cultural norms that allow people to say really ugly things. You don’t have to invite them to your dinner party, but you should let them say it.
Once I was hosting an important dinner party at our house – everything was perfect, candles were lit, the house smelled amazing with great food and drinks ready. We lit a fire and the flue wasn’t able to open, unbeknownst to us. We smoked out the entire house and the fire department had to come – it was a mess.
When I moved to Paris at 16, I held a dinner party in my first apartment and served only red wine, French fries, and mashed potatoes. Unable to cook, I relied on people taking me out.
I’m kind of a brown-rice hippy. I don’t think I’d have much success if I tried a dinner party, but I’m not going to have one, and I’ve never been invited to one, and that’s just fine.
I try to get them working. My older son is 10 and he’s pretty interested. We had a dinner party the other night and he helped a lot. He helped peel asparagus; he hung out. It was great.
I was brought up in a way that when you’re at a dinner party, you don’t grab a chip unless it’s been offered to everyone else. It’s the manners of being brought up by English parents.
It’s my own personal hang-up, but I find adults who are picky eaters to be the worst. I don’t mean food allergies or preferences: I mean picky eaters. We all know one, and they’re impossible to go to lunch with or invite over for a dinner party.
Now, race is one of those topics in America that makes people extraordinarily uncomfortable. You bring it up at a dinner party or in a workplace environment, it is literally the conversational equivalent of touching the third rail.
I met a hustler at a dinner party. He had been invited because I was looking for an adviser to help me with the street scenes. So we put him on the film.
John Schlesinger
There is definitely a comeback of the idea of dressing well every day. Nowadays, suits can be worn for many occasions – to work or to school, to a dinner party or red carpet event.
I love to have a dinner party. I love to have people over. I like the feeling it creates in my home – having guests laughing and telling their stories – and I put a lot of thought into it. I plan my menu kind of depending on whatever mood I’m in.