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Over 4,600 Quotes About Food, Beverages, Agriculture and the Pleasures of the Table
“I believe in compulsory cannibalism....if people were forced to eat what they kill, we would have on more wars.”
Abbie Hoffman (1936-1989)
“A single glass of champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced, the imagination is agreeably stirred; the wits become more nimble. A bottle produces the contrary effect. Excess causes a comatose insensibility. So it is with war: and the quality of both is best discovered by sipping.”
Winston Churchill (1871-1947)
‘The Wit of Sir Winston’ (1965)
“War is probably the single most powerful instrument of dietary change in human experience.”
Sidney Mintz, historian
‘The American Scholar’ (Summer 2006)
“The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.”
Neal Barnard, M.D.
“A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around.”
E. W. Howe
“Everybody's a pacifist between wars. It's like being a vegetarian between meals.”
Colman McCarthy, Columnist, ‘The Washington Post’
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