“We are fighting Germany, Austria and drink, and as far as I can see, the greatest of these three deadly foes is drink.”
David Lloyd George (1863-1945) British politician
“I didn't fight my way to the top of the food chain to be a vegetarian.”
“Throughout history, the Poles have defended Europe. They would fight, and - between battles - they would eat and drink.”
E. de Pomiand
“Food Throwers: Begun usually by estranged couples, once this victual flinging starts, everyone will do it...Should your dinner party have become an out of control concussion match with opponents catapulting croutons and petits pois across the mahogany, don't fight it, go with it. And when you have the desire to quell the uprising approach the original perpetrator from behind. There, slowly crown her with the contents of the fresh fruit salad bowl. But be warned. Although this immobilizes and rivits everyone's attention it also gives them new ideas.”
J.P. Donleavy, ‘The Unexpurgated Code’ (1975)
“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”
Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (1835-1910)
“Give them great meals of beef and iron and steel, they will eat like wolves and fight like devils.”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) ‘King Henry V’
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