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Appetite Quotes


These are some of the best 'Appetite' quotations and sayings.

A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty.

All philosophy lies in two words: Sustain and Abstain

Animals feed, man eats; die man of intellect alone knows how to eat.

Animals feed; man eats. - Only the man of intellect and judgment knows how to eat.

Choose rather to punish your appetites than to be punished by them.

For the sake of health, medicines are taken by weight and measure; so ought food to be, or by some similar rule.

Good cheer is no hindrance to a good life.

If you are surprised at the number of our maladies, count our cooks.

Let not thy table exceed the fourth part of thy revenue: let thy provision be solid, and not far fetched, fuller of substance than art: be wisely frugal in thy preparation, and freely cheerful in thy entertainment: if thy guests be right, it is enough; if not, it is too much: too much is a vanity; enough is a feast.

Now good digestion wait on appetite, and health on both.

Reason should direct and appetite obey.

Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and temperance prevents from indulging to excess

The lower your senses are kept, the better you may govern them. - Appetite and reason are like two buckets - when one is up, the other is down. - Of the two, I would rather have the reason-bucket uppermost.

There aid so few that resist the allurements and luxuries of the table, that the usual civilities at a meal are very like being politely assisted to the grave.