"When I got to France I realized I didn't know very much about food at all. I'd never had a real cake. I'd had those cakes from cake mixes or the ones that have a lot of baking powder in them. A really good French cake doesn't have anything like that in it - it's all egg power."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Julia Child on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Julia Child on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Julia Child on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Julia Child on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Julia Child on Booker T. Washington
"The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they're right if you love to be with them all the time."
"Being tall is an advantage, especially in business. People will always remember you. And if you're in a crowd, you'll always have some clean air to breathe."
"In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport."
"In the 1970s we got nouvelle cuisine, in which a lot of the old rules were kicked over. And then we had cuisine minceur, which people mixed up with nouvelle cuisine but was actually fancy diet cooking."
"I think one of the terrible things today is that people have this deathly fear of food: fear of eggs, say, or fear of butter. Most doctors feel that you can have a little bit of everything."
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