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Death & Food Quotes

“Death is a cold Lasagne
Suspended in deep freeze.”

10cc, 'Life is a Minestrone'
 

    "I pray that death may strike me
    In the middle of a large meal.
    I wish to be buried under the tablecloth
    Between four large dishes.
    And I desire that this short inscription
    Should be engraved on my tombstone.
    'Here lies the first poet
    Ever to die of indigestion'"
    Marc Antoine D├ęsaugiers (1772-1827) French poet
     

"She died with a knife in her hand in her kitchen, where she had cooked for fifty years, and the death was solemnly listed in the newspaper as that of an artist."
Janet Flanner on the death of Mother Soret (creator of 'chicken in half mourning')
 

"When I die I want to decompose in a barrel of porter and have it served in all the pubs in Dublin. I wonder would they know it was me?"
J.P. Donleavy
 

"What will be the death of me are buillabaisses, food spiced with pimiento, shellfish, and a load of exquisite rubbish which I eat in disproportionate quantities."
Emile Zola, French writer (1840-1902)
 

“Govern well thy appetite, lest Sin
Surprise thee, and her black attendant Death.”

John Milton, (1608-1674) 'Paradise Lost'
 

    “Since garlic then hath powers to save from death,
    Bear with it though it makes unsavory breath.”

    Salerno Regimen of Health (12th century)
     

“A man accustomed to American food and American domestic cookery would not starve to death suddenly in Europe, but I think he would gradually waste away, and eventually die."
Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens)
‘A Tramp Abroad’

 

“Dieting: A system of starving yourself to death so you can live a little longer.”
Jan Murray
 

“Wine is a living liquid containing no preservatives. Its life cycle comprises youth, maturity, old age, and death. When not treated with reasonable respect it will sicken and die."
Julia Child (1912-2004)
 

“Poor, darling fellow - he died of food. He was killed by the dinner table.”
Diana Vreeland
editor ‘Harpers Bazaar’ (1906-1989)

 

 

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