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A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Food
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Food
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Abstain from beans.
~ Plutarch | ( Greek essayist, and biographer. ) | 46-120 | Food
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Cheese is milk's leap toward immortality.
~ Clifton Fadiman | (American editor and writer. ) | 1904-1999 | Food
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Eating is touch carried to the bitter end.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Food
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Edible. Good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Food
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Food probably has a very great influence on the condition of men. Wine exercises a more visible influence, food does it more slowly but perhaps just as surely. Who knows if a well-prepared soup was not responsible for the pneumatic pump or a poor one for a war?
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg | ( German scientist ) | 1742-1799 | Food
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.
~ Peter de Vries | (American editor and novelist. ) | 1910-1993 | Food
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
God comes to the hungry in the form of food.
~ Mahatma Gandhi | ( Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism. ) | 1869-1948 | Food
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Food
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
I can reason down or deny everything, except this perpetual Belly: feed he must and will, and I cannot make him respectable.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Food
quotes Division : American poets   
     
I have found it to be the most serious objection to coarse labors long continued, that they compelled me to eat and drink coarsely also.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Food
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead -- not sick, not wounded -- dead.
~ Woody Allen | (American director, actor and comedian. ) | 1935-? | Food
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
If there were only turnips and potatoes in the world, someone would complain that plants grow the wrong way.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg | ( German scientist ) | 1742-1799 | Food
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Let the stoics say what they please, we do not eat for the good of living, but because the meat is savory and the appetite is keen.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Food
quotes Division : American poets   
     
More die in the United States from too much food that from too little.
~ John Kenneth Galbraith | ( Canadian-American economist. ) | 1908-2007 | Food
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Food
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
~ Virginia Woolf | ( British novelist and essayist. ) | 1882-1941 | Food
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
One should eat to live, not live to eat.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Food
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Food
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Food
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Sadder than destitution, sadder than a beggar is the man who eats alone in public. Nothing more contradicts the laws of man or beast, for animals always do each other the honor of sharing or disputing each other's food.
~ Jean Baudrillard | (French sociologist, and philosopher. ) | 1929-2007 | Food
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Taking food alone tends to make one hard and coarse. Those accustomed to it must lead a Spartan life if they are not to go downhill. Hermits have observed, if for only this reason, a frugal diet. For it is only in company that eating is done justice; food must be divided and distributed if it is to be well received.
~ Walter Benjamin | ( German philosopher. ) | 1892-1940 | Food
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind.
~ Thomas Hobbes | ( British philosopher. ) | 1588-1679 | Food
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
The healthy stomach is nothing if it is not conservative. Few radicals have good digestions.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Food
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Food
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Food
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
There is such a thing as food and such a thing as poison. But the damage done by those who pass off poison as food is far less than that done by those who generation after generation convince people that food is poison.
~ Paul Goodman | (American author, poet and critic. ) | 1911-1972 | Food
quotes Division : Critics   
     
Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
~ Marcus Tulius Cicero | ( Writer, politician and great roman orator. ) | 106-43 BC | Food
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
To eat is to appropriate by destruction.
~ Jean-Paul Sartre | ( French writer and philosopher. ) | 1905-1980 | Food
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.
~ George Orwell | ( British novelist, essayist, and critic. ) | 1903-1950 | Food
quotes Division : Critics   
     
We seldom report of having eaten too little.
~ Thomas Jefferson | ( Third president of the United States. ) | 1743-1826 | Food
quotes Division : American writers   
     
When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
~ Euripides | ( Greek tragic poet. ) | BC 480-BC 406 | Food
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Worthless people love only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
~ Socrates | ( Greek philosopher of Athens ) | 469 - 399 BC | Food
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
You can travel fifty thousand miles in America without once tasting a piece of good bread.
~ Henry Miller | ( American author. ) | 1891-1980 | Food
quotes Division : American writers   
     

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