Quotes: Eating, Food

(the consumption of edibles)

1. Consuming food.
2. Having or taking a meal.
Any nourishing substance that is eaten, drunk, or otherwise taken into the body to sustain life, to provide energy, promote growth, etc.


Edibility Gap
The diets prescribed
That reek of virtue,
Have nothing in them
That will hurt you.
But as you drearily
Slake your hunger,
You sigh for that stuff
You ate when younger.
—Robert Gordon

Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow ye diet.
—William Gilmore Beymer

To eat is human; to digest, divine.
—C. T. Copeland

By eating what is sufficient man is enabled to work; he is hindered from working and becomes heavy, idle, and stupid if he takes too much. As to bodily distempers occasioned by excess, there is no end of them.
—Thomas R. Jones

He who does not mind his belly will hardly mind anything else.
—Samuel Johnson

When it comes to eating, you can sometimes help yourself more by helping yourself less.
—Richard Armour

Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
—Mark Twain

A fat kitchen, a lean will.
—Benjamin Franklin

A handwritten sign was seen on a soft-drink vending machine: “Beware! This machine is coinivorous!”

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