Food Quotes about Flies


“Tart Words make no Friends: a spoonful of honey will catch more flies than Gallon of Vinegar.”

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) ‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
 

 

“...instead of offering me a Garibaldi biscuit, she asked me with that faint lisp of hers, to 'have some squashed flies, George'.”

H.G. Wells in 'Tono-Bungay'  (1909)
 

 

"Aioli (garlic mayonnaise) epitomizes the heat, the power, and the joy of the Provençal sun, but it has another virtue - it drives away flies."

Frédéric Mistral (1891)
 

 

“The busy Man has few idle Visitors; to the boiling Pot the Flies come not.”

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) ‘Poor Richard's Almanac’

 

 

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