I think I'm somebody who takes praise with a very big - probably too big - pinch of salt.
After my hip operation, I had to cut out butter, which I loved, and salt. I no longer eat desserts with lots of cream, and I've cut right back on alcohol.
Good-quality nuts, toasted in a little butter and salt, make a magical addition to many salads.
You have to take criticism with a grain of salt because you're never going to please everybody.
Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive no harm, unless thou art raw.
I just finished touring, and I'm on a detox thing. It's a heavy detox, so nothing in my belly except water, salt, and cayenne pepper.
We know that art is connected with the land, with its salt, with its smell, that outside of national culture there is no art. Cosmopolitanism - a world in which things lose their color and form, and words lose their significance. We love in our past all that we consider native, wonderful and fair.
I think you have to take these numbers with a grain of salt, ... What this all means is really very hard to determine.
Then a miracle occurred in the form of a plate of sandwiches. Geryon took three and buried his mouth in a delicious block of white bread filled with tomatoes and butter and salt. He thought about how delicious it was, how he liked slippery foods, how slipperiness can be of different kinds. I am a philosopher of sandwiches, he decided. Things good on the inside.
The critical opinions of a writer should always be taken with a large grain of salt. For the most part, they are manifestations of his debate with himself as to what he should do next and what he should avoid.
W. H. Auden
Salt is added to dried rose petals with the perfume and spices, when we store them away in covered jars, the summers of our past.
Risk is the salt and sugar of life.