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“Mozzarella has to be perfect and impeccably sourced or it's like eating a blind whale's eyeball.”
Adrian Anthony (A.A.) Gill, British writer (1954- )
“Wine comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
That's all we shall know for truth
Before we grow old and die
I lift the glass to my mouth,
I look at, and I sigh.”
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) Irish dramatist, poet.
“If the eyes are tired and burn, rest them and bathe them in the following simple yet excellent wash: To a quart of soft, boiled water add a tablespoonful of the best Brandy and a teaspoonful of salt.”
Mrs Humphrey, ‘How to Be Pretty Though Plain’ (London, 1899)
“There is a lot more juice in a grapefruit than meets the eye.”
“A dinner which ends without cheese is like a beautiful woman with only one eye.”
Jean-Antheleme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)
“Champagne's funny stuff. I'm used to whiskey. Whiskey is a slap on the back, and champagne's a heavy mist before my eyes.”
Jimmy Stewart, ‘The Philadelphia Story’
“A Georgia peach, a real Georgia peach, a backyard great-grandmother's orchard peach, is as thickly furred as a sweater, and so fluent and sweet that once you bite through the flannel, it brings tears to your eyes.”
Melissa Fay Greene, ‘Praying for Sheetrock’
“Their [the waiters'] eyes sparkled and their pencils flew as she proceeded to eviscerate my wallet - pate, Whitstable oysters, a sole, filet mignon, and a favorite salad of the Nizam of Hyderabad made of shredded five-pound notes.”
S. J. Perelman, ‘The Rising Gorge’ (1961)
“A cat will look down to a man. A dog will look up to a man. But a pig will look you straight in the eye and see his equal.”
“The only kind of seafood I trust is the fish stick, a totally featureless fish that doesn’t have eyeballs or fins.”
Dave Barry, Miami Herald Columnist
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