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Mouth Food Quotes

“If the elbow had been placed closer to the hand, the forearm would have been too short to bring the glass to the mouth; and if it had been closer to the shoulder, the forearm would have been so long that it would have carried the glass beyond the mouth.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
 

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 you have no Honey in your Pot, have some in your Mouth.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) ‘Poor Richard's Almanac’


“Keep your mouth wet, feet dry.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) ‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
 

“Ecstasy is a glass of tea and a piece of sugar in the mouth.”
Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837)
 

“...smell and taste are in fact but a single composite sense, whose laboratory is the mouth and its chimney the nose....”
Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)
 

“Mother's words of wisdom: 'Answer me! Don't talk with food in your mouth!'”
Erma Bombeck (1927-1996)
 

“Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”
Ernest Hemmingway
 

“The act of putting into your mouth what the earth has grown is perhaps your most direct interaction with the earth.”
Frances Moore Lappe, 'Diet for a Small Planet'
 

“Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-brothels. There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one's belt buckled.”
Frederic Raphael (1931- ) British author
 

“Put not your Knife to your mouth unless it be to eat an Egge.”
Hannah Woolley, 17th-century etiquette expert, 'Guide to ladies, gentlewomen and maids'
 

“No coffee can be good in the mouth that does not first send a sweet offering of odor to the nostrils.”
Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)
 

“Do not stuff too large mouthfuls in both cheeks. Do not keep your hand too long in the platter and put it in only when the other has withdrawn his hand from the dish.”
Italian book, ‘The Fifty Courtesies of the Table’ (1480)

 

 

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