Food Revenge Quotes

"Living well is the best revenge."

George Herbert (1593-1633) English poet.


Dinners are given mostly in the middle classes by way of revenge.”

William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)
‘The Book of Snobs’ (1847)


“A violin is the revenge exacted by the intestines of a dead cat.”

Ambrose Bierce, American writer & journalist strongly influenced by Poe (1842-1914)


“Our trouble is that we drink too much tea. I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient, which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats.”

J. B. Priestley, British author (1894-1984) ‘Observer’, May 15, 1949 Logo

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