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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862+2
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+1
A human being is primarily a bag for putting food into.
American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926+1
Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.
'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.
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 1901-19780
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.
Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist 1833-18960
A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion.
American writer 1810-18500
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
American musician 1941-0
A lot of people don't have much food on their table
But they got a lot of forks and knives
And they gotta cut somethingSource: Bob Dylan (1962)
A t American weddings, the quality of the food is in inverse proportion to the social position of the bride and groom.
British celebrity chef and restaurateur 1975-0
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.
All these bacteria that coat our skin and live in our intestines, they fend off bad bacteria. They protect us. And you can't even digest your food without the bacteria that are in your gut. They have enzymes and proteins that allow you to metabolize foods you eat.
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.
An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed.
And I find chopsticks frankly distressing. Am I alone in thinking it odd that a people ingenious enough to invent paper, gunpowder, kites and any number of other useful objects, and who have a noble history extending back 3,000 years haven't yet worked out that a pair of knitting needles is no way to capture food?