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FOOD QUOTES SECTION
Over 4,600 Quotes About Food, Beverages, Agriculture and the Pleasures of the Table
“Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.”
Graham Greene, author, playwright (1904-1991)
"Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper."
"Walk with those seeking Truth. Run from those who think they've found it."
“When Wine enters, out goes the Truth.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
“The object of the superior man is truth, not food.”
Confucius (551-479 BC)
“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)
“If wine tells truth -- and so have said the wise, --
It makes me laugh to think how brandy lies!”
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-94)
U.S. writer, physician
“In vino veritas.” (In wine there is truth.)
Pliny, Roman naturalist (A.D. 23-79)
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