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Quotations by Subject: Food
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You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans.
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Ronald Reagan (1911 - 2004), quoted in Observer, March 29 1981
There ain't no such thing as wrong food.
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Sean Stewart, Perfect Circle, 2004
If hunger makes you irritable, better eat and be pleasant.
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Sefer Hasidim
Food is the most primitive form of comfort.
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Sheila Graham
Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.
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Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC), from Plutarch, How a Young Man Ought to Hear Poems
Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
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Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)
Make hunger thy sauce, as a medicine for health.
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Thomas Tusser, 1524
I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks.
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Totie Fields
At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.
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W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965)
There are few things so pleasant as a picnic eaten in perfect comfort.
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W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965), The Razor's Edge, 1943
I once read cooking is something you do for your family. But when youíre alone you sometimes have to treat yourself like family. And now that my apartmentís redolent with the smell of food it feels more like a home than a box where I hang my hat.
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Waiter Rant, Waiter Rant, 01-10-10
He hath eaten me out of house and home.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), "King Henry IV Part II", Act 2 scene 1
The sweetest honey Is loathsome in his own deliciousness And in the taste confounds the appetite.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Romeo and Juliet
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