Quotes: food

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  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    A human being is primarily a bag for putting food into.
  • Luther Burbank
    Luther Burbank
    American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
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    Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
  • Charles Cooley
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    A cat cares for you only as a source of food, security and a place in the sun. Her high selfsufficiency is her charme.

    Source: Life and the student (1927)

  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret Mead
    American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
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    A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.
  • Alfred Nobel
    Alfred Nobel
    Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist 1833-1896
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    A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion.
  • Margaret Fuller
    Margaret Fuller
    American writer 1810-1850
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    A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
  • Jamie Oliver
    Jamie Oliver
    British celebrity chef and restaurateur 1975-
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    All I ever wanted to do was to make food accessible to everyone; to show that you can make mistakes - I do all the time - but it doesn't matter.
  • Arthur Winter
    Arthur Winter
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    Although there is a great deal of controversy among scientists about the effects of ingested food on the brain, no one denies that you can change your cognition and mood by what you eat.
  • A. J. Liebling
    A. J. Liebling
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    An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    Any healthy man can go without food for two days - but not without poetry.
  • Arguably the only goods people need these days are food and happiness.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life.
  • Pearl S. Buck
    Pearl S. Buck
    American novelist 1892-1973
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    At my age the bones are water in the morning until food is given them.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parent, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
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