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FOOD
[ Also see Bread Cheese Cooking Doughnuts Eating Eggs Vegetables ]

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
      - Aesop

He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth;
  And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth man's heart.
      - Bible, Psalms (ch. CIV, v. 14-15)

I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.
      - A. Whitney Brown

What most moved him was a certain meal on beans.
      - Robert Browning

I just hate health food.
      - Julia Child

Life is too short to stuff a mushroom.
      - Shirley Conran, Superwoman

Fang drops so much food on his ties we keep them in the refrigerator.
      - Phyllis Diller

Do not arouse disdainful mind when you prepare a broth of wild grasses; do not arouse joyful mind when you prepare a fine cream soup.
      - Dogen

Bread that must be sliced with an axe is bread that is too nourishing.
      - Fran Lebowitz

Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
      - Fran Lebowitz

Inhabitants of underdeveloped nations and victims of natural disasters are the only people who have ever been happy to see soy beans.
      - Fran Lebowitz

Unbought feasts.
  [Lat., Dapes inemptae.]
      - Proverb, (Latin)

Meat eaten without either mirth or music is ill of digestion.
      - Sir Walter Scott

Mellow nuts have the hardest rind.
      - Sir Walter Scott

There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
      - George Bernard Shaw

There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
      - George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

A good, honest, wholesome, hungry breakfast.
      - Izaak Walton, The Compleat Angler
         (pt. I, ch. V)

Our lives are not in the lap of the gods, but in the lap of our cooks.
      - Lin Yutang, The Importance of Living


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