Beds & Food Quotes

“Some sensible person once remarked that you spend the whole of your life either in your bed or in your shoes. Having done the best you can by shoes and bed, devote all the time and resources at your disposal to the building up of a fine kitchen. It will be, as it should be, the most comforting and comfortable room in the house.”
Elizabeth David (1913-1992)
‘French Country Cooking’

 

“For my part, now, I consider supper as a turnpike through which one must pass, in order to go to bed.”
Oliver Edwards, quoted in 'The Life of Samuel Johnson' by James Boswell (1791)
 

“He that sups upon salad, goes not to bed fasting.”
Thomas Fuller, English clergyman(1608-1661)
 

“Hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun, and with him rise weeping.”
William Shakespeare, ‘Winter's Tale’ (1564-1616)
 

“My own remedy is always to eat, just before I step into bed, a hot roasted onion, if I have a cold.”
attributed to George Washington

 

 

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