If one's life is simple, contentment has to come. Simplicity is extremely important for happiness. Having few desires, feeling satisfied with what you have, is very vital: satisfaction with just enough food, clothing, and shelter to protect yourself from the elements. And finally, there is an intense delight in abandoning faulty states of mind and in cultivating helpful ones in meditation.
Meditation is that exercise of the mind by which it recalls a known truth,--as some kinds of creatures do their food; to be ruminated upon.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me
Yesterday I saw a child wearing a T-shirt that said, "If you love me, don't feed me junk food." I was delighted to see this, but I also know how difficult it can be to feed our children well, particularly when the foods that are most convenient and the most heavily advertised are often the ones we should avoid. Joel Fuhrman's new book is a blessing, because it makes it so much easier. It is excellent, and full of clarity, wisdom, and guidance you can trust. It can indeed give you the power to shape your child's health destiny
Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
News is like food: it is the cooking and serving that makes it acceptable, not the material itself
The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose
Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement and love without penalties.
We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun
During one of my treks through Afghanistan, we lost our corkscrew. We were compelled to live on food and water for several days.
The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined. If beef is your idea of real food for real people you would better live real close to a real good hospital
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral
Then God said, I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food. And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds of the air and all the creatures that move on the ground--everything that has the breath of life in it--I give every green plant for food.
I advance no exaggerated or fanciful claim for Vegetarianism. It is not, as some have asserted, a panacea for human ills; it is something much more rational -- an essential part of the modern humanitarian movement, which can make no true progress without it. Vegetarianism is the diet of the future, as flesh-food is the diet of the past.
He makes grass grow for the cattle, and plants for man to cultivate - bringing forth food from the earth: wine that makes glad the heart of man.
Even more importantly, it is wine, food and the arts. Incorporating those three enhances the quality of life.
I am on a seafood diet. I see food and I eat it.
If food is your best friend, it is also your worst enemy.
Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness
What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life.
I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.
The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth - something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food - just watch it, do not eat it.
In eating, a third of the stomach should be filled with food, a third with drink and the rest left empty.
Whatever will satisfy hunger is good food.