“Improvements in dentistry are surely among the few unambiguous benefits brought to the human race by the twentieth century.”
A.N. Wilson, 'The Victorians' (2002)
“Eating food when too hot is injurious, as weakening the nerves of the teeth and stomach by the stimulus of heat.”
Catharine E. Beecher
'Miss Beecher’s Domestic Receipt-Book' (1846)
“Eating pears cleans the teeth.”
“Hot things, sharp things, sweet things, cold things
All rot the teeth, and make them look like old things.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
“If your slave commits a fault, do not smash his teeth with your fists; give him some of the (hard) biscuit which famous Rhodes has sent you.”
Marcus Valerius Martialis, Roman poet
1st century B.C.
“No kind of beverage should be taken hot -- it injures the teeth and impairs digestion.”
Sarah Josepha Hale, 'The Good Housekeeper' (1839)
You are here > Home >
Please feel free to link to any pages of FoodReference.com from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: [email protected]
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2018 James T. Ehler and www.FoodReference.com unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.
You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission.
Quotes about food and.....
FoodReference.com (since 1999)
Home | Food Articles | Food_Trivia | Today_in_Food_History | Food_Timeline | Recipes | Cooking_Tips | Videos | Food_Quotes | Who’s_Who | Food_Poems | Culinary_Schools_&_Tours | Food_Trivia_Quizzes | Free_Magazines | Food_Festivals
FOOD QUOTES SECTION
Over 4,600 Quotes About Food, Beverages, Agriculture and the Pleasures of the Table