Full Stomach Quotes


“A fully gorged belly never produced a sprightly mind.”
Jeremy Taylor (1613-1667)

 

“How good one feels when one is full -- how satisfied with ourselves and with the world! People who have tried it, tell me that a clear conscience makes you very happy and contented; but a full stomach does the business quite as well, and is cheaper, and more easily obtained.”
Jerome K. Jerome, 'Three Men In A Boat' (1889)

 

“When the stomach is full, it is easy to talk of fasting.”
Saint Jerome (347-420)

 

“They are all but stomachs, and we all but food; They eat us hungerly, and when they are full, They belch us.”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

 

“A full Belly is the Mother of all Evil.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) ‘Poor Richard's Almanac’

 

“A full Belly brings forth every Evil.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) ‘Poor Richard's Almanac’

 

“A full Belly makes a dull Brain: The Muses starve in a Cook's Shop.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) ‘Poor Richard's Almanac’

 

“Hold your Council before Dinner; the full Belly hates Thinking as well as Acting.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) ‘Poor Richard's Almanac’

 

 

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