I’m continuing my indulgence T13 series today with quotes about food by famous writers.
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- Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm. ~Ambrose Bierce
- The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese. ~G.K. Chesterton
- There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won’t, and that’s a wife who can’t cook and will. ~Robert Frost
- Everything I eat has been proved by some doctor or other to be a deadly poison, and everything I don’t eat has been proved to be indispensable for life. But I go marching on. ~George Bernard Shaw
- Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside. ~Mark Twain
- Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. ~Mark Twain
- All sorrows are less with bread. ~Miguel de Cervantes
- A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will’s freedom after it. ~Aldous Huxley
- Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist. ~G. K. Chesterton
There is no love sincerer than the love of food. ~George Bernard Shaw
- Sacred cows make the best hamburger” ~Mark Twain
- Don’t let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine. ~Anthony Trollope
- It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes. ~Douglas Adams
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