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.