Quotes: food

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  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable.
  • Bill Buford
    Bill Buford
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    For reasons I didn't understand, I felt I needed to learn how to cook the food of France and knew that I was going to have to get over to the country: to Paris, I'd always assumed.
  • Arthur Schwartz
    Arthur Schwartz
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    For the most part this is a place to find down-to-earth advice on everyday cooking, eating, food shopping, cooking equipment, and nice things to put on your table.
  • Alice Hamilton
    Alice Hamilton
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    From the first I became convinced that what I must look for was lead dust and lead fumes, that men were poisoned by breathing poisoned air, not by handling their food with unwashed hands.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    God comes to the hungry in the form of food.
  • Bobby Flay
    Bobby Flay
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    Habaneros have a great fruity flavor, but the challenge is that you have to deflect the heat in order to taste the flavor. If you don't, you're dead. They should really have a warning sign on them. Deflect the habanero's heat by pairing it with sweet food.
  • Thomas Malthus
    Thomas Malthus
    English cleric and scholar 1766-1834
    Thomas Malthus
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    Had population and food increased in the same ratio, it is probable that man might never have emerged from the savage state.
    Source: An Essay on The Principle of Population (1798) XVIII, 11, 16
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    He who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not cannot be otherwise.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    High above the lake a bomber flies.
    From the rowing boats
    Children look up, women, an old man. From a distance
    They appear like young starlings, their beaks
    Wide open for food.
    Source: Poems, 1913-1956 This Summers Sky [Der Himmel dieses Sommers], (195
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.
  • Bob Filner
    Bob Filner
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    However, as a parent, as a grandparent, as a former educator, I know that these practices alone when we are dealing with young children are insufficient. We will never control this rising epidemic without greater accountability from the food industry.
  • Ann Veneman
    Ann Veneman
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    I also believe that it's the right thing to do, to maintain strong consumer confidence in our food systems. And I believe that the consumer should have strong confidence in our food systems.
  • Susan Sarandon
    Susan Sarandon
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    I believe in using words, not fists... I believe in my outrage knowing people are living in boxes on the street. I believe in honesty. I believe in a good time. I believe in good food. I believe in sex.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    I complain to one of my fellow servers that I don't understand how she can go so long without food. Well, I don't understand how you can go so long without a cigarette, she responds in a tone of reproach. Because work is what you do for others; smoking is what you do for yourself.
    Source: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America (2001) Ch. 1: Serving in Florida (p. 31)