Eating Quotes

He was a very valiant man who first adventured on eating oysters.

James I

Proust had his madeleines; I am devastated by the scent of yeast bread rising.

Bert Greene

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

George Carlin

A converted cannibal is one who, on Friday, eats only fishermen

Emily Lotney

A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.

Aldous Huxley

What is stronger than a mother's love? The smell of spring onions on your girl's breath.

Unknown

Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-brothels. There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one's belt buckled.

Frederic Raphael

Quotations are a columnist's bullpen. Stealing someone else's words frequently spares the embarrassment of eating your own.

Peter Anderson

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of the television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.

Johnny Carson

It takes great passion and great energy to do anything creative, especially in the theater. You have to care so much that you can't sleep, you can't eat, you can't talk to people. It's just got to be right. You can't do it without that passion.

Agnes George DeMille

Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating only the top half of each slice.

Barbra Streisand

If we're not supposed to eat animals ... how come they're made out of meat?

Anonymous

Some men are born to feast, and not to fight; Whose sluggish minds, e'en in fair honor's field, Still on their dinner turn-- Let such pot-boiling varlets stay at home, And wield a flesh-hook rather than a sword.

Joanna Baillie

Tis not her coldness, father, That chills my labouring breast; It's that confounded cucumber I've ate and can't digest.

Richard Harris Barham

I sing the sweets I know, the charms I feel, My morning incense. and my evening meal, The sweets of Hasty-Pudding.

Joel Barlow

And she said, As the Lord thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse: and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die.

Bible

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Bible

Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

Bible

That famish'd people must be slowly nurst, And fed by spoonfuls, else they always burst.

Lord Byron

Trust no one unless you have eaten much salt with him.

Cicero

For he on honey-dew hath fed, And drunk the milk of Paradise.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A friendly swarry, consisting of a boiled leg of mutton with the usual trimmings.

Charles Dickens

When I demanded of my friend what viands he preferred, He quoth, "A large cold bottle, and a small hot bird!"

Eugene Field

Blest be those feasts, with simple plenty crowned, Where all the ruddy family around Laugh at the jests or pranks that never fail Or sigh with pity at some mournful tale.

Oliver Goldsmith

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Updated On : December 03, 2013
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