Quotes By Gordon Ramsay
Gordon Ramsay Quotes
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Chefs are nutters. They're all self-obsessed, delicate, dainty, insecure little souls and absolute psychopaths. Every last one of them.
If I relaxed, if I took my foot off the gas, I would probably die.
I'm Gordon Ramsay, for goodness sake: people know I'm volatile.
I grew up in a funny way.
They say cats have nine lives. I've had 12 already and I don't know how many more I'll have.
My wife, a schoolteacher, very disciplined. If you think I'm tough, trust me, and wait till you see when the children are on the naughty step. It's hilarious. So we decided that I'm going to work like a donkey and provide amazing support for the family.
I was a naturally aggressive left-back, a cut-throat tackler.
I came up from a difficult background.
Cooking is about passion, so it may look slightly temperamental in a way that it's too assertive to the naked eye.
Kitchens are hard environments and they form incredibly strong characters.
Would I swap what I have achieved as a cook if I could have been as successful as a footballer? Definitely.
I am what I am. A fighter.
I don't run restaurants that are out of control. We are about establishing phenomenal footholdings with talent.
I still love football, though, and I think cooking is like football. It's not a job, it's a passion. When you become good at it, it's a dream job and financially you need never to worry. Ever.
My father was a swim teacher. We used to swim before school, swim after school.
I am a chef who happens to appear on the telly, that's it.
I mean, families are weird.
When you're a chef, you graze. You never get a chance to sit down and eat. They don't actually sit down and eat before you cook. So when I finish work, the first thing I'll do, and especially when I'm in New York, I'll go for a run. And I'll run 10 or 15k on my - and I run to gain my appetite.
When you find a guy who is powerful, a big father figure, you latch onto him immediately.
I've had a lot of success; I've had failures, so I learn from the failure.
It's vulgar, coming from where I do, to talk about money.
No one saw the recession coming.
Swearing is industry language. For as long as we're alive it's not going to change. You've got to be boisterous to get results.
I act on impulse and I go with my instincts.
We are about creating a new wave of talent. We are the Manchester United of kitchens now. Am I playing full-time in the kitchen? I am a player-coach.
When you cook under pressure you trade perfection.
I'm not trying to take New York by storm. I just want to sneak in there, keep my head down, batten down the hatches and cook.
Cooking today is a young man's game, I don't give a bollocks what anyone says.
I cook, I create, I'm incredibly excited by what I do, I've still got a lot to achieve.
Running started as a way of relaxing. It's the only time I have to myself. No phones or e-mails or faxes.
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