Quotes by food

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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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
  • Bob Filner
    Bob Filner
    American politician 1942-
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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
    American politician 1949-
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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-
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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)
  • Edith Wharton
    Edith Wharton
    American Author 1862-1937
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    I despair of the Republic! Such dreariness, such whining sallow women, such utter absence of the amenities, such crass food, crass manners, crass landscape!! What a horror it is for a whole nation to be developing without the sense of beauty, and eating bananas for breakfast.
  • Andy Rooney
    Andy Rooney
    American radio and television writer 1919-2011
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    I don't like food that's too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I'd buy a painting.
  • Andy Hertzfeld
    Andy Hertzfeld
    American software engineer and innovator 1953-
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    I left General Magic in 1996 to become an Internet hobbyist - got a T-1 line to my house. At one point I had all four food banks of the Bay Area hosted from this house here.
  • Alma Guillermoprieto
    Alma Guillermoprieto
    Mexican journalist
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    I love food and I love everything involved with food. I love the fun of it. I love restaurants. I love cooking, although I don't cook very much. I love kitchens.
  • I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me.
  • Ann Veneman
    Ann Veneman
    American politician 1949-
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    I think it's important that, as a matter of course, the brain and spinal column were removed from this cow, and that would be the material that would cause concern in terms of human health. And therefore we're confident in the safety of the food supply.
  • I used to hang out by the food table at parties because you don't have to talk to anybody. If you do then you can talk about the food.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
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    I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you're going. That's family values.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead - not sick, not wounded - dead.
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