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FOOD QUOTES SECTION
Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food & beverages, eating & drinking and pleasures of the table
“A man who drinks only water has a secret to hide from his fellow men.”
Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet
“So far I've always kept my diet secret but now I might as well tell everyone what it is. Lots of grapefruit throughout the day and plenty of virile young men at night."
Angie Dickinson (Film Actress)
“The secret of success is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake those, you've got it made.”
Groucho Marx (1890-1977)
“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.”
“The dishes of the present day are very light, and they have a particular delicacy and perfume. The secret has been discovered of enabling us to eat more and to eat better, as also to digest more rapidly....The new cookery is conductive to health, to good temper, and to long life....Who could enumerate all the dishes of the new cuisine? It is an absolutely new idiom. I have tasted viands prepared in so many ways and fashioned with such art that I could not imagine what they were.”
Louis Sebastien Mercier; ‘Tableau de Paris’, 1781-82
“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”
Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (1835-1910)
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