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  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    Obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty in life... is a monster for which the corruption of society forever brings forth new food, which it devours in secret.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    Oh look, yet another Christmas TV special! How touching to have the meaning of Christmas brought to us by cola, fast food, and beer.... Who'd have ever guessed that product consumption, popular entertainment, and spirituality would mix so harmoniously?
  • Buddy Valastro
    Buddy Valastro
    American baker and reality television personality 1977-
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    Oh, my wife is a wonderful cook. She comes from a food-loving Italian family - her father owned a pizzeria!
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
    American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
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    Olympia was a town crawling with music. I was new to the whole punk scene. The culture shock continued; Olympia had bagels! We didn't have bagels in Arkansas. You could order vegetarian food all over town! It was so crazy to me - a place with so many vegetarians, the restaurants made special dishes for them?
  • W. C. Fields
    W. C. Fields
    American Actor 1879-1946
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    Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
  • Anish Kapoor
    Anish Kapoor
    British Indian sculptor 1954-
    Anish Kapoor
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    One can hardly be Indian and not know that almost every accent, which hand you eat your food with, has some deeper symbolic truth, reality.
  • Bee Wilson
    Bee Wilson
    British food writer, journalist and historian
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    One of the rudest things you can do, food-wise, is to stare at someone in the act of eating. It draws attention to the unseemly fact that eating is a bodily function - like animals, we are trapped by our hungers, but we do our best to disguise them with such civilized props as menus and forks.
  • Bridget Hall
    Bridget Hall
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    Opening a family-style restaurant with comfort food like mac 'n' cheese, ribs and burgers has always been my dream.
  • Bob Harper
    Bob Harper
    American personal trainer, reality television personality, and author 1965-
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    Our external environment no longer seems to have any firm boundaries, any limits, or any positive cues about when to stop consuming anything. I mean, there is a reason that people get fat - it's easy and cheap to get high-calorie, tasty food.
  • John Quinton
    John Quinton
    British navigator and pilot 1921-1951
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    Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.
  • Carl Honore
    Carl Honore
    Canadian journalist 1967-
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    Out of the Slow Food movement has grown something called the Slow Cities movement, which has started in Italy but has spread right across Europe and beyond. And in this, towns begin to rethink how they organize the urban landscape so that people are encouraged to slow down and smell the roses and connect with one another.
  • Carre Otis
    Carre Otis
    American model and actress 1968-
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    Part of treatment for drugs and alcohol is you abstain from these, but with eating disorders you can't abstain from food so the treatment is longer than drugs and alcohol.
  • Bill Buford
    Bill Buford
    American author and journalist
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    People have all this interest in food. But for most people, it's a mystery how to prepare food. I wanted the knowledge cooks know: the in-your-fingers knowledge you get by doing it over and over.
  • Benoit Mandelbrot
    Benoit Mandelbrot
    Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
    Benoit Mandelbrot
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    People want to see patterns in the world. It is how we evolved. We descended from those primates who were best at spotting the telltale pattern of a predator in the forest, or of food in the savannah. So important is this skill that we apply it everywhere, warranted or not.
    Source: The (Mis)Behavior of Markets Ch. 12, p. 245
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    Poets' food is love and fame.
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