FOOD QUOTES SECTION
Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food and beverages, eating and drinking, food appreciation, restaurants, chefs, cooks, food critics, etc.
“There's more old Drunkards than old Doctors.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
“Everything I eat has been proved by some doctor or other to be a deadly poison, and everything I don't eat has been proved to be indispensable to life.....But I go marching on.”
George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright (1856-1950)
“When gourmandism turns into gluttony, voracity, or perversion, it loses its name, its attributes, and all of its meaning, and becomes fit subject for the moralist who can preach upon it or the doctor who can cure it with his prescriptions.”
Jean-Antheleme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)
‘The Physiology of Taste’ (1825)
Famous last words:
“Doctor, do you think it could have been the sausage?”
Paul Claudel. French writer (1868-1955)
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