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Acorns were good till bread was found.

Acorns were good till bread was found.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Eating Quotes,
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For, as a surfeit of the sweetest things
The deepest loathing to the stomach brings,
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For, as a surfeit of the sweetest things
The deepest loathing to the stomach brings,
Or as the heresies that men do leave
Are hated most of those they did deceive,
So thou, my surfeit and my heresy,
Of all be hated, but the most of me!

by William Shakespeare Found in: Eating Quotes,
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Philo swears that he has never dined at home, and it is so; he
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Philo swears that he has never dined at home, and it is so; he
does not dine at all, except when invited out.

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Some men are born to feast, and not to fight;
Whose sluggish minds, e'en in fair honor's field,
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Some men are born to feast, and not to fight;
Whose sluggish minds, e'en in fair honor's field,
Still on their dinner turn--
Let such pot-boiling varlets stay at home,
And wield a flesh-hook rather than a sword.

by Joanna Baillie Found in: Eating Quotes,
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If you wish to grow thinner, diminish your dinner,
And take to light claret instead of pale ale;
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If you wish to grow thinner, diminish your dinner,
And take to light claret instead of pale ale;
Look down with an utter contempt upon butter,
And never touch bread till its toasted--or stale.

by Henry S. Leigh Found in: Eating Quotes,
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Keep a good table and attend to the ladies.
[Fr., Tenez bonne table et soignez les femmes.]

Keep a good table and attend to the ladies.
[Fr., Tenez bonne table et soignez les femmes.]

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Fat paunches have lean pates, and dainty bits
Make rich the ribs, but backrout quite the wits.

Fat paunches have lean pates, and dainty bits
Make rich the ribs, but backrout quite the wits.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Eating Quotes,
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He hath eaten me out of house and home; he hath put all of my
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He hath eaten me out of house and home; he hath put all of my
substance into that fat belly of his.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Eating Quotes,
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Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
[Lat., Esse oportet ut vivas, non vivere ut edas.]

Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
[Lat., Esse oportet ut vivas, non vivere ut edas.]

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