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Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food & beverages, eating & drinking and pleasures of the table
"No poems can live long or please that are written by water-drinkers."
Horace, Roman lyric poet (65 -8 B.C.)
“A man who drinks only water has a secret to hide from his fellow men.”
Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet
“I never drink water. I'm afraid it will become habit-forming.”
W.C. Fields (1880-1946)
“Water is the only drink for a wise man.”
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
“Potable, n. Suitable for drinking. Water is said to be potable; indeed, some delcare it our natural beverage, although even they find it palatable only when suffering from the recurrent disorder known as thirst, for which it is a medicine.”
Ambrose Bierce, American writer (1842-1914)
“Wine is the drink of the gods, milk the drink of babes, tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts."
John Stuart Blackie (1809-1895)
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