Greek Food Quotes


“Thou hadst better eat salt with the Philosophers of Greece, than sugar with the Courtiers of Italy.”

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
 

 

“Triptolemus, one of the principal figures in Greek religion, is said to be the inventor of the plow and of agriculture, and therefore the real father of what we call civilization.”

M.F.K. Fisher (1949)
in her translation of ‘The Physiology of Taste’
 

 

 

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