“Shallots are for babies; onions are for men; garlic is for heroes.”
– Unknown


“Garlic is the catsup of intellectuals.”
– Unknown


“A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat.”
– Unknown


“What garlic is to food, insanity is to art.”
– Augustus Saint-Gaudens


“Since garlic then hath powers to save from death, bear with it though it makes unsavory breath.”
– Salerno Regimen of Health


“Most dear actors, eat no onions nor garlic, for we are to utter sweet breath.”
– William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream


“Garlick maketh a man wynke, drynke, and stynke.”
– Thomas Nash


“Without garlic I simply would not care to live.”
– Louis Diat


“The air of Provence was particularly perfumed by the refined essence of this mystically attractive bulb.”
– Alexandre Dumas


“What do you think? Young women of rank eat – you will never guess what – garlick!”
– Percy Bysshe Shelley


“You’re a monster, Mr. Grinch, Your heart’s an empty hole, Your brain is full of spiders, You’ve got garlic in your soul, Mr. Grinch.”
– Dr. Seuss


“The only advice I can give to aspiring writers is don’t do it unless you’re willing to give your whole life to it. Red wine and garlic also helps.”
– Jim Harrison


“Stop and smell the garlic! That’s all you have to do.”
– William Shatner