Eating Quotes

When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste

Laiko Bahrs

And the barrel of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the Lord, which he spake by Elijah.

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For, behold, the Lord, the Lord of hosts, doth take away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, the whole stay of bread, and the whole stay of water.

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And in that day did the Lord God of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth: And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die.

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And in this mountain shall the Lord of hosts make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.

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He asked water, and she gave him milk; she brought forth butter in a lordly dish.

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Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body more than raiment?

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A warmed-up dinner was never worth much.

Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are

Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

First come, first served.

Henry Brinklow

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

Better halfe a loafe than no bread.

William Camden

A loaf of bread, the Walrus said, Is what we chiefly need: Pepper and vinegar besides Are very good indeed-- Now if you're ready, Oysters, dear, We can begin to feed!

Lewis Carroll

All sorrows are good or are less with bread

Cervantes

Oh, dainty and delicious! Food for the gods! Ambrosia for Apicius! Worthy to thrill the soul of sea-born Venus, Or titillate the palate of Silenus!

William Augustus Croffut

When mighty roast beef was the Englishman's food It ennobled our hearts and enriched our blood-- Our soldiers were brave and our courtiers were good. Oh! the roast beef of England. And Old England's roast beef.

Henry Fielding

Fools make feasts, and wise men eat them.

Benjamin Franklin

What will not luxury taste? Earth, sea, and air, Are daily ransack'd for the bill of fare. Blood stuffed in skins is British Christians' food, And France robs marshes of the croaking brood.

John Gay

Here is bread, which strengthens man's heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life.

Matthew Henry

I want every peasant to have a chicken in his pot on Sundays.

Matthew Henry

He pares his apple that will cleanly feed.

George Herbert

Gluttony kills more then the sword.

George Herbert

Tis not the food, but the content, That makes the table's merriment.

Robert Herrick

The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.

Julia Child

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Updated On : December 03, 2013
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