Quotes by food
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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
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.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
A human being is primarily a bag for putting food into.
American-British author 1951-
Clearly, some time ago makers and consumers of American junk food passed jointly through some kind of sensibility barrier in the endless quest for new taste sensations. Now they are a little like those desperate junkies who have tried every known drug and are finally reduced to mainlining toilet bowl cleanser in an effort to get still higher.
South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
Climate change, demographics, water, food, energy, global health, women's empowerment - these issues are all intertwined. We cannot look at one strand in isolation. Instead, we must examine how these strands are woven together.
American poet 1830-1886
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.
American journalist 1951-
If you're going to America, bring your own food.
American country music singer, musician, and actress 1948-
In my garden, which is a big garden, I have one part that is my bird garden, and every morning, 365 days a year, they get buckets of food - for the birds, for the squirrels, the chipmunks and the turtles in the summer.
English writer 1709-1784
No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. A man in a jail has more room, better food and commonly better company.
American journalist and humorist 1886-1969
She used to diet on any kind of food she could lay her hands on.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer and poet 1860-1935
The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply.
American celebrity chef and restaurateur 1964-
'The Food Network' was just starting in New York, and I was getting lots of attention from Mesa Grill. They had no money, so if you couldn't get there by subway, you couldn't be on. It wasn't like TV was something I really wanted to do - but I knew it would be great publicity for my restaurants.
Charles Horton Cooley
American sociologist 1864-1929
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)
American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
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.
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