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Food and Politics Quotes

"The destiny of nations depends on the manner in which they feed themselves."
Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
‘The Physiology of Taste’ (1825)

 

"Political issues are decided at table. Talleyrand has often been indebted for his successes to the skillful creations of Antonin CarĂªme."
Lucien Tendret, French lawyer (1825-1896)

 

"Monsieur Guizot assures us that while he was ambassador in London, his cook was more useful to him politically than his secretaries."
Lucien Tendret, French lawyer (1825-1896)

 

"I won't eat anything that has intelligent life, but I'd gladly eat a network executive or a politician."
Marty Feldman (American actor)

 

“An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.”
Albert Einstein

 

“To preside over a political chamber or to hold a post in an embassy, is to take a course in gastronomy.”
Antonin Careme (Marie-Antoine Careme (1783-1833)

 

“How can one make friends without exquisite dishes!  It is mainly through the table that one governs!”
Jean-Jacques Regis de Cambaceres, French politician.

 

“Because of the media hype and woefully inadequate information, too many people nowadays are deathly afraid of their food, and what does fear of food do to the digestive system? I am sure that an unhappy or suspicious stomach, constricted and uneasy with worry, cannot digest properly. And if digestion is poor, the whole body politic suffers.”
Julia Child (1912-2004)

 

 

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