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  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A continual feast of commendation is only to be obtained by merit or by wealth: many are therefore obliged to content themselves with single morsels, and recompense the infrequency of their enjoyment by excess and riot, whenever fortune sets the banquet before them.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
    Aesop
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    A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain are music for his banquet
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
    Robert Louis Stevenson
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    Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    It is better to rise from life as from a banquet - neither thirsty nor drunken.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    It's best to rise from life like a banquet, neither thirsty or drunken.
  • Adelbert von Chamisso
    Adelbert von Chamisso
    German poet and botanist 1781-1838
    Adelbert von Chamisso
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    My vanity was flattered by having been mistaken for our revered sovereign. I ordered a banquet to be got ready for the following evening, under the trees before my house, and invited the whole town.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
    Robert Louis Stevenson
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    Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.
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