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Potato Quotes

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Seems like somebody has written or said something quotable on just about any topic, even potatoes. Most of the quotable quotes I found refer to¬†“meat and potatoes,” which helped me narrow my selection. Thanks to Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations and Google, here are three I like.

“What small potatoes we all are, compared with what we might be.”–Charles Dudley Warner.

“What I say is that, if a fellow really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.”–A.A. Milne.

“Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism are all very good words for the lips.”–Charles Dickens.