“A good eater must be a good man; for a good eater must have a good digestion, and a good digestion depends upon a good conscience.”
Benjamin Disraeli, 'The Young Duke' (1831)
“I believe I once considerably scandalized her by declaring that clear soup was a more important factor in life than a clear conscience.”
'Saki', pen name of Scottish writer Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916)
“I have always eaten animal flesh with a somewhat guilty conscience.”
“Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.”
‘The Junk Food Companion’ by Eric Spitznagel (1999)
“Good cookery is the food of a pure conscience.”
Des Essarts, French actor in Comedie-Francaise (1740-1793) ‘Larousse Gastronomique’ (1961)
“How good one feels when one is full -- how satisfied with ourselves and with the world! People who have tried it, tell me that a clear conscience makes you very happy and contented; but a full stomach does the business quite as well, and is cheaper, and more easily obtained.”
Jerome K. Jerome, ‘Three Men In A Boat’ (1889)
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