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Cannibalism Quotes

    “Why, there they are both, baked in that pie;
    Whereof their mother daintily hath fed,
    Eating the flesh that she herself hath bred.”

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
'Titus Andronicus' Act V Scene III


“Is it progress if a cannibal uses knife and fork?”

Stanislaus Lec (1909-1966)


“I believe in compulsory cannibalism....if people were forced to eat what they kill, we would have on more wars.”

Abbie Hoffman (1936-1989)


“But one can be a cannibal and still be honourable, just as one can be a glutton and still be honest. One does not exclude the other.”

Conseil in Jules Verne's 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea' (1870)


"I believe that if ever I had to practice cannibalism, I might manage if there were enough tarragon around."

James Beard (1903-1985)


“Friend Conseil, I like you much, but not enough to eat you unnecessarily.”

Ned Land in Jules Verne's 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea' (1870)


"Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on Buddhists and vegetarians, for we feed on babies, though not our own."

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)


“Cannibal: a gastronome of the old school.”

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) 'The Devil's Dictionary' (1911)



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