- Kind Hearts and Coronets, 1949:
"Revenge is a dish which people of taste prefer to eat cold."
- The Godfather, 1972:
Don Corleone nodded.
"Revenge is a dish that tastes best when it is cold," he said.
- Star Trek II, The Wrath of Kahn, 1982:
Kirk, old friend, do you know the Klingon proverb,
"Revenge is a dish best served cold"?