Artichoke Anecdotes

“Life is like eating artichokes, you have got to go through so much to get so little.” – Thomas Aloysius Dorgan

“His memoir is a splendid artichoke of anecdotes, in which not merely the heart and leaves but the thistles as well are edible.” – John Leonard

“Remind me to tell you about the time I looked into the heart of an artichoke.” – Bette Davis in All About Eve

“His memoir is a splendid artichoke of anecdotes, in which not merely the heart and leaves but the thistles as well are edible.” – John Leonard

“These things are just plain annoying. After all the trouble you go to, you get about as much actual “food” out of eating an artichoke as you would from licking 30 or 40 postage stamps. Have the shrimp cocktail instead.” – Miss Piggy

“I have a heart like an artichoke – a leaf for everyone.” – from the 1947 film Nightmare Alley

“At least you’ll never be a vegetable – even artichokes have hearts.” – Amélie Poulain in the film Amélie

“A woman is like an artichoke, you must work hard to get to her heart.” – Inspector Jacques Clouseau in The Pink Panther (2006)


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