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Man is a carnivorous production, And must have meals, at least one meal a day; He cannot live, like woodcocks, upon suction, But, like the shark and tiger, must have prey; Although his anatomical construction Bears vegetables, in a grumbling way, Your laboring people think beyond all question, Beef, veal, and mutton better for digestion.

Lord Byron

We must eat to live, and not live to eat.

Henry Fieding

Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.

Adlai Stevenson

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.

Lucille Ball

To be always intending to live a new life, but never find time to set about it - this is as if a man should put off eating and drinking from one day to another till he be starved and destroyed

Sir Walter Scott

We load up on oat bran in the morning so we'll live forever. Then we spend the rest of the day living like there's no tomorrow.

Lee Iacocca

The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put on friendship and tenderness towards parents and friends.

Samuel Johnson

The way you cut your meat reflects the way you live.


That the threat is now intense is not a reason to abandon our quest for knowledge. It is a reason to hold it more tightly, in spite of the need for action to preserve our freedom, in spite of the distractions of living in turmoil, that it may not be lost or brushed aside by the demands of the hour. We would not neglect our duty to our country and our fellows to strive mightily to preserve our ways and our lives. There is an added duty, not inconsistent, not less. It is the duty to so live that there may be a reason for living, beyond the mere mechanisms of life. It is the duty to carry on, under stress, the search for understanding.

Vannevar Bush

If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.

Simone de Beauvoir

Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and in any shape

George Santayana

Hard work is painful when life is devoid of purpose. But when you live for something greater than yourself and the gratification of your own ego, then hard work becomes a labor of love.

Steve Pavlina

We live today in a world in which nobody believes choices should have consequences. But may I tell you the great secret that our culture seeks to deny? You cannot escape the consequences of your choices. Time runs in only one direction.

Stephen L. Carter

The earth is given as a common for men to labor and live in.

Thomas Jefferson

The Earth is the Cradle of the Mind -- but one cannot eternally live in a cradle.

Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky
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