Beverages & Food Quotes


"The correct order of beverages is starting with the most temperate and ending with the most heady."
Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)
'The Physiology of Taste'

 

“Potable, n. Suitable for drinking. Water is said to be potable; indeed, some declare it our natural beverage, although even they find it palatable only when suffering from the recurrent disorder known as thirst, for which it is a medicine.”
Ambrose Bierce, American writer (1842-1914)

 

Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.”
Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)

 

“No nation is drunken where wine is cheap, and none sober where the dearness of wine substitutes ardent spirits as the common beverage"
Thomas Jefferson (3rd President of U.S.)

 

“Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.”
Woody Allen, 'Without Feathers'

 

 

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