Intoxicating Quotes

Intoxicating Quotes by Claire Saffitz, John Torode, Vin Scully, Weyes Blood, Thomas Jordan Jarvis, Jhumpa Lahiri and many others.

In the height of summer, a ripe cantaloupe is one of the most intoxicating pieces of produce under the sun.
Those who know me well will tell you that I love a market, and when I say market, I mean food market. No matter where in the world, they allow me to soak up the culture, to hear the rhythmic chattering of the local people and traders, and take in the all-important smells, pungent and intoxicating.
The roar of the crowd has always been the sweetest music. It’s intoxicating.
The concept of ‘Bad Magic’ is something that is incredibly intoxicating and magical but ultimately bad for you.
We have seen the evil of the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors in our midst; let us try prohibition and see what this will do for us.
I think if you speak to any creative person, there’s something so powerful – so intoxicating, if you will – about discovering another voice, another instrument, another way of looking at things, another way of perceiving things.
Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
We live in this world of great promise, where everything seems to offer an unchanging final happiness, if we can only get enough of it. It is very intoxicating.
Women are like wine: strong, spirited, full bodied, intoxicating, and potent. And we never cease to surprise.
Debt can be the most addictive thing in the universe, and it can kill you. You get used to living high off the hog. It was intoxicating.
One of my best friends, Stephen Sprouse, Bill Dugan, and I worked designing clothes, doing every conceivable thing. New York was a really intoxicating period for me, literally and figuratively. There was a lot of overlap with Andy Warhol, Studio 54, and Halston.
Brazil is not what you see but what you feel. Once you spend time here – a week, two weeks – you get in the vibe. It’s really intoxicating.
Money, celebrity and power can be very intoxicating.
Japan is the most intoxicating place for me. In Kyoto, there’s an inn called the Tawaraya which is quite extraordinary. The Japanese culture fascinates me: the food, the dress, the manners and the traditions. It’s the travel experience that has moved me the most.
I love the craft of acting, I love learning, I love everything that comes with the new project; the whole process is totally intoxicating to me.
It’s almost easy for me to write about a magnificent tropical village with orchids and dragonflies. That’s intoxicating, but the United States is magical, too. We just forget this.
Think of ‘Alice‘s Adventures in Wonderland.’ It is equally intoxicating for children and adults. All this ‘crossovertalk is something publishers are using as a selling device – a kind of post hoc rationalisation of what was happening already.
That feeling is so intoxicating, walking off the court holding the Larry O’Brien trophy. So I just want to do that again.
You have to live in order to have something to write about – you get caught up in moviemaking and celebrities and money, and it’s very intoxicating, but it doesn’t give you what you need as a writer. You have to do something else for that.
The feeling of having no choice or no say is a fear of mine, partly because the idea of loosening oneself from the burden and responsibility of choice and consequence is so intoxicating.
In Miss Catherine Middleton we have the faintest, intoxicating glimmer of a New Age Cinderella story.
I will admit, it’s so intoxicating working with Steve Carrell. Creatively and professionally.
The youthful vibe Nashville exudes is intoxicating and contagious, especially amongst the culinary scene, which lures so many great young chefs to places like City House and Rolf and Daughters.
AIM was so quaint, it organized users aroundbuddy lists.’ In a time before smartphones, AIM was powerful and intoxicating, a way for a generation that once had called people on the phone to communicate in quick bursts from their computers.
There’s something about the darkness that I find unavoidably intoxicating. The knowledge that other people are sleeping and, therefore, unavailable to ruin my solitude, makes me more peaceful than I am during the day.
People don’t live in Los Angeles because we are tied to the same old, same old. We live in Los Angeles because of the intoxicating energy of new beginnings that permeate our city.
Meals make the society, hold the fabric together in lots of ways that were charming and interesting and intoxicating to me. The perfect meal, or the best meals, occur in a context that frequently has very little to do with the food itself.
The world of the flapper – live free, wild and young – that energy is intoxicating. It’s nice to inject that into the more controlled ‘Downton’ way of living.
It’s such a great feeling to make people laugh. I know I’ve made people cry or want to slit their wrists, but to make people laugh is a very intoxicating, wonderful thing.
The immediacy of improvisation is intoxicating, but there’s an intimacy that you get that’s very different when you’re doing drama.
For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment comes when they cease being bodies in other men’s command and find that they control their own time, when they learn their own voice and authority.
I’ve always been fascinated by India and its color and vibrancy. I worked in Madhya Pradesh in the Kanha National Game reserve before university, and it is probably the most intoxicating country I have ever visited.