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Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food & beverages, eating & drinking and pleasures of the table
“Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.”
Bernard Baruch (1870-1965)
“To me apples are fruit. To Cezanne they were mountains.”
David Smith, artist, sculptor. (1906-1965)
“With an apple I will astonish Paris.”
Paul Cézanne, French Artist (1839-1906)
“There's small choice in rotten apples.”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
'The Taming of the Shrew'
"How many apples fell on Newton's head before he took the hint? Nature is always hinting at us. It hints over and over again. And suddenly we take the hint."
Robert Frost (1874-1963)
"I know the look of an apple that is roasting and sizzling on the hearth on a winter's evening, and I know the comfort that comes of eating it hot, along with some sugar and a drench of cream... I know how the nuts taken in conjunction with winter apples, cider, and doughnuts, make old people's tales and old jokes sound fresh and crisp and enchanting."
"There was an Old Person of Chili,
Whose conduct was painful and silly;
He sate on the stairs, eating apples and pears,
That imprudent Old Person of Chili."
Edward Lear, English artist, writer; known for his 'literary nonsense' & limericks (1812-1888)
"You cannot sell a blemished apple in the supermarket, but you can sell a tasteless one provided it is shiny, smooth, even, uniform and bright."
"An apple is an excellent thing -- until you have tried a peach."
George du Maurier (1834-1896)
"Comfort me with apples: for I am sick of love."
The Song of Solomon 2:5
“Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman’s punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.”
English-American writer (1876-1950)
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