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Eating Quotes


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

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Better halfe a loafe than no bread.

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

Bread is the staff of life.

By eating what is sufficient man is enabled to work; he is hindered from working and becomes heavy, idle, and stupid if he takes too much. - As to bodily distempers occasioned by excess, there is no end of them.

For a man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.

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

He hath eaten me out of house and home.

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

Let us eat and drink; for tomorrow we shall die.

Man shall not live by bread alone

One should eat to live, not live to eat.

Simple diet is best; for many dishes bring many diseases; and rich sauces are worse than even heaping several meats upon each other.

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

The chief pleasure in eating does not consist in costly seasoning, or exquisite flavor, but in yourself. Do you seek for sauce by labor?

The difference between a rich man and a poor man, is this - the former eats when he pleases, and the latter when he can get it.

The nearer the bone, the sweeter the meat.

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

The turnpike road to most people's hearts, I find, lies through their mouths, or I mistake mankind.

They are as sick that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing. It is no mean happiness, therefore, to be seated in the mean: superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer.

They say fingers were made before forks, and hands before knives.


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