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Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food & beverages, eating & drinking and pleasures of the table
“We never eat to anybody's health, always drink to it. Why should we not stand up now and then and eat a tart to somebody's success?”
Jerome K. Jerome
“Quit worrying about your health. It'll go away.”
Robert Orben (1927--) American humorist.
“It is impossible to read English novels without realizing how important a part food plays in the mental as in the physical life of the Englishman.”
Elisabeth Luther Cary (1867-1936) American critic
"If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health."
"The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not."
"Attention to health is life’s greatest hindrance."
Plato (427-347 B.C.)
“Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.”
“The kitchen is the great laboratory of the household, and much of the 'weal and woe' as far as regards bodily health, depends on the nature of the preparations concocted within its walls.”
Isabella Beeton (1836-1865)
‘The Book of Household Management’ (1861)
“It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.”
Dorothy Canfield Fisher (1879-1958) American writer.
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