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Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food & beverages, eating & drinking and pleasures of the table
"If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home."
“He that would travel much, should eat little.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
“Milk is valued for giving a part of its whiteness to the skin of women. Poppea, wife of Domitius Nero, took 500 nursing asses everywhere in her traveling party, and soaked herself completely in a bath of this milk, in the belief that it would make her skin more supple.”
“We've been sold on the idea that travel is no longer a luxury. It's a staple, like soymilk.”
James Morris, ‘Wilson Quarterly’ (Winter 2007)
“Rail travel at high speed is not possible because passengers, unable to breathe, would die of asphyxia.”
Dr. Dionysus Lardner (1793-1859), Professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy at University College, London
“You can travel fifty thousand miles in America without once tasting a piece of good bread.”
Henry Miller, American writer (1891-1980)
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