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More people have probably died from eating dodgy Chinese food than contracting some form of avian flu. The last thing we want is for the Daleks from Defra to start suggesting that they want to exterminate wildlifeas is their normal response when confronted with such a problem. We do not want any proposal that migrating birds are going to be destroyed because of alarmist figures and notions that appear in the Tory press.

Tony Banks

The directors of Synthank were eating an enormous luncheon to celebrate the launching of their new product. Some of them wore the plastic face-masks popular at the time. All were elegantly slender, despite the rich food and drink they were putting away. Their wives were elegantly slender, despite the food and drink they too were putting away. An earlier and less sophisticated generation would have regarded them as beautiful people, apart from their eyes.

Brian Wilson Aldiss

I love dogs. They live in the moment and don't care about anything except affection and food. They're loyal and happy. Humans are just too damn complicated.

David Duchovny

Fame is a fickle food Upon a shifting plate.

Emily Dickinson

Clinical ecology [is] a new branch of medicine aimed at helping people made sick by a failure to adapt to facets of our modern, polluted environment. Adverse reactions to processed foods and their chemical contaminants, and to indoor and outdoor air pollution with petrochemicals, are becoming more and more widespread and so far these reactions are being misdiagnosed by mainstream medical practitioners and so are not treated effectively.

Richard Mackarness

The average housewife goes to the restaurant to relax and enjoy the food. But when Eva walks in, she becomes the center of attention.

Eva Gabor

Hospitality, n. The virtue which induces us to feed and lodge certain persons who are not in need of food and lodging.

Ambrose Bierce

If food is poetry, is not poetry also food?

Joyce Carol Oates

In terms of fast food and deep understanding of the culture of fast food, I'm your man.

Bill Gates

Food should be enjoyed rather than endured.

Steve Hamilton

I no longer prepare food or drink with more than one ingredient.

Cyra McFadden

Good food ends with good talk.

Geoffrey Neighor

Laughter is brightest where food is best.

Irish Proverb

Food is a central activity of mankind and one of the single most significant trademarks of a culture.

Mark Kurlansky

Revenge is barren of itself; itself is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its saiety, despair.

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

After a cold night, a bird can be on the verge of starvation. They need food.

David Mann

If a man earnestly seeks a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from animal food.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Here, dearest Eve," he exclaims, "here is food." "Well," answered she, with the germ of a housewife stirring within her, "we have been so busy to-day that a picked-up dinner must serve

Nathaniel Hawthorne

I don't like to eat snails. I prefer fast food.

Strange de Jim

And, of course, the funniest food of all, kumquats.

George Carlin

And, of course, the funniest food of all, kumquats.

George Carlin

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?

Bill Bryson

I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead - not sick, not wounded - dead.

Woody Allen

There is no love sincerer than the love of food.

George Bernard Shaw
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