Eating Quotes

The spirit cannot endure the body when overfed, but, if underfed, the body cannot endure the spirit.

St Frances de Sales

Breadbaking is one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with one of the world's sweetest smells... there is no chiropractic treatment, no Yoga exercise, no hour of meditation in a music-throbbing chapel, that will leave you emptier of bad thoughts than this homely ceremony of making bread

M.F.K. Fisher

I'll bet what motivated the British to colonize so much of the world is that they were just looking for a decent meal.

Martha Harrison

Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.

Harriet van Horne

But when the time comes that a man has had his dinner, then the true man comes to the surface

Mark Twain

Soup and fish explain half the emotions of human life

Sydney Smith

Don't forget that the flavors of wine and cheese depend upon the types of infecting microˆrganisms

Martin H. Fischer

Soup is liquid comfort


There are only ten minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As the days grow short, some faces grow long. But not mine. Every autumn, when the wind turns cold and darkness comes early, I am suddenly happy. It's time to start making soup again

Leslie Newman

My soul is dark with stormy riot, Directly traceable to diet.

Samuel Hoffenstein

I'm trying to eat better. And, I do feel wise after drinking tea. After eating vegetables, I just feel hungry.

Carrie Latet

A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish.

W. H. Auden

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.

William Blake

It is the sign of a dull mind to dwell upon the cares of the body, to prolong exercise, eating and drinking, and other bodily functions. These things are best done by the way; all your attention must be given to the mind.


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Updated On : December 03, 2013
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