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A loaf of bread, the Walrus said, Is what we chiefly need: Pepper and vinegar besides Are very good indeed-- Now if you're ready, Oysters, dear, We can begin to feed! (Quote by - Lewis Carroll)

All sorrows are good (or are less) with bread. (Quote by - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra)

The stomach carries the heart, and not the heart the stomach. (Quote by - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra)

The proof of the pudding is in the eating. (Quote by - Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra))

Trust no one unless you have eaten much salt with him. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Oh, dainty and delicious! Food for the gods! Ambrosia for Apicius! Worthy to thrill the soul of sea-born Venus, Or titillate the palate of Silenus! (Quote by - William Augustus Croffut)

A friendly swarry, consisting of a boiled leg of mutton with the usual trimmings. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

The true Amphitryon. (Quote by - John Dryden)

When I demanded of my friend what viands he preferred, He quoth, "A large cold bottle, and a small hot bird!" (Quote by - Eugene Field)

When mighty roast beef was the Englishman's food It ennobled our hearts and enriched our blood-- Our soldiers were brave and our courtiers were good. Oh! the roast beef of England. And Old England's roast beef. (Quote by - Henry Fielding)

Fools make feasts, and wise men eat them. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

What will not luxury taste? Earth, sea, and air, Are daily ransack'd for the bill of fare. Blood stuffed in skins is British Christians' food, And France robs marshes of the croaking brood. (Quote by - John Gay)

Blest be those feasts, with simple plenty crowned, Where all the ruddy family around Laugh at the jests or pranks that never fail Or sigh with pity at some mournful tale. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

Here, dearest Eve, he exclaims, "here is food." "Well," answered she, with the germ of a housewife stirring within her, "we have been so busy to-day that a picked-up dinner must serve." (Quote by - Nathaniel Hawthorne)

Here is bread, which strengthens man's heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life. (Quote by - Matthew Henry)

He rolls it under his tongue as a sweet morsel. (Quote by - Mathew Henry)

He pares his apple that will cleanly feed. (Quote by - George Herbert)

A cherefull looke makes a dish a feast. A cheerful look makes a dish a feast. (Quote by - George Herbert)

Gluttony kills more then the sword. Gluttony kills more than the sword. (Quote by - George Herbert)

Tis not the food, but the content, That makes the table's merriment. (Quote by - Robert Herrick)

Out did the meate, out did the frolick wine. (Quote by - Robert Herrick)

God never sendeth mouth but he sendeth meat. (Quote by - John Heywood)

Born but to banquet, and to drain the bowl. (Quote by - Homer)

Good, well-dress'd turtle beats them hollow,-- It almost makes me wish, I vow, To have two stomachs, like a cow! And lo! as with the cud, an inward thrill Upheaved his waistcoat and disturb'd his frill, His mouth was oozing, and he work'd his jaw-- "I almost that that I could eat one raw." (Quote by - Thomas Hood)


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