“Italian Breath Mints” – on a basket of raw garlic at Little Joe’s, a San Francisco restaurant (Love it! A new idea for our market table! ~~ Diana Dyer)
“The only advice I can give to aspiring writers is don’t do this unless you’re willing to give your whole life to it. Red wine and garlic also help.” ~~ Michigan born author/poet Jim Harrison - in Good Poem for Hard Times, selected and introduced by Garrison Keillor, 2005
The italics above are mine, and I would add that this advice is also applicable to ‘old-new’ farmers like us! ~~ Diana Dyer
“Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.” (again, italics are mine – DD) ~~ Alice May Brock, American author, b. 1941
A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat. ~~Old New York Proverb (which just goes to show you that everyone should be eating garlic! – DD)
This is just the tip of the iceberg, or garlic bulb so to speak. I have many more great garlic quotes to add as time goes on.