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    To abstain that we may enjoy is the epicurianism of reason.
    [Fr., L'abstenir pur jouir, c'est l'epicurisme de la raison.]

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Gluttony kills more then the sword.
[Gluttony kills more than the sword.]

Gluttony kills more then the sword.
[Gluttony kills more than the sword.]

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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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And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured
against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness:
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And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured
against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness:
And the children of Israel said unto them, Would to God we had
died by the hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, when we sat by
the flesh pots, and when we did eat bread to the full; for ye
have brought us forth into this wilderness, to kill this whole
assembly with hunger.

by Bible Found in: Eating Quotes,
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Bread is the staff of life.

Bread is the staff of life.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Eating Quotes,
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(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you
even weeping, that they are read more

(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you
even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ:
Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose
glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.)

by Bible Found in: Eating Quotes,
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Their best and most wholesome feeding is upon one dish and no
more and the same plaine and simple: read more

Their best and most wholesome feeding is upon one dish and no
more and the same plaine and simple: for surely this hudling of
many meats one upon another of divers tastes is pestiferous. But
sundrie sauces are more dangerous than that.

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Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat
and drink that they may live.

Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat
and drink that they may live.

by Socrates Found in: Eating Quotes,
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A dinner lubricates business.

A dinner lubricates business.

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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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