“I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.”
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
“You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a firefly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart.”
Fred Allen, comedian (1894-1956)
“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.”
George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright (1856-1950)
‘Man and Superman’
“One must always welcome guests sincerely, with a certain effusion of the heart, for when they come to your table they must already be happy with you.”
‘La Petite Cuisine du baron Brisse’ (1870)
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