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Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food & beverages, eating & drinking and pleasures of the table
“Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade.”
“His wit's as thick as Tewksbury mustard.”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
'King Henry IV'
"I am a great eater of beef, and i believe that does harm to my wit."
“’T is an old maxim in the schools, That flattery ’s the food of fools; Yet now and then your men of wit Will condescend to take a bit”
Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)
“Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.”
William Hazlitt (1778-1830)
“Without the assistance of eating and drinking, the most sparkling wit would be as heavy as a bad souffle, and the brightest talent as dull as a looking-glass on a foggy day.”
Alexis Soyer 19th century French chef
‘The Modern Housewife’ (1851)
"Eat cress and gain wit."
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