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Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison. Clive Lewis

Dr. Karen Jenson Vampires like you aren't a species, you're just infected, a virus, a sexually transmitted disease. Frost I'll tell you what we are, sister. We're the top of the f***ing food chain. Blade

Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals. Finley Peter Dunne

A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. Margaret Fuller

What is food to one man is bitter poison to others. Lucretius

Words do two major things They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness. Jim Rohn

What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish. W. H. Auden

I am not a glutton - I am an explorer of food. Erma Bombeck

Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top up's. Peter J. Davies

The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food. Assyrian Proverb

The murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums. Peter De Vries

Any healthy man can go without food for two days - but not without poetry. Charles Baudelaire

At my age the bones are water in the morning until food is given them. Pearl Buck

Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites. Quintilian

I like neither new clothes nor new kinds of food. Albert Einstein

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board. Henry David Thoreau, "Walden," the Conclusion

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest. J. G. Holland

To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse. Barbara Tuchman

Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life. W. Somerset Maugham

A day out-of-doors, someone I loved to talk with, a good book and some simple food and music -- that would be rest. Roosevelt, Eleanor

I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled, and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or a ragout. Jonathan Swift, "A Modest Proposal"

I no longer prepare food or drink with more than one ingredient. Cyra McFadden

When you don't have any money, the problem is food. When you have money, it's sex. When you have both, it's health. If everything is simply jake, then you're frightened of death. J. P. Donleavy

Fish is the only food that is considered spoiled once it smells like what it is. P. J. O'Rourke

Mothers, food, love, and career, the four major guilt groups. Cathy Guisewite

There is no love sincerer than the love of food. George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) act 1

It's difficult to see that people are starving in this country because food isn't available.(1986) Ronald Reagan

I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead- not sick, not wounded - dead. Woody Allen

It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top. Hunter S. Thompson

You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients. Julia Child

Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him of the entire weekend. Zenna Schaffer

Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers. Socrates

One cannot fix one's eyes on the commonest natural production without finding food for a rambling fancy. Jane Austen

LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites. Henry Fielding

A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it. Katharine Whitehorn

Thought Why does man kill He kills for food. And not only food frequently there must be a beverage. Woody Allen

Conversation is food for the soul. Mexican Proverb

There is nothing like good food, good wine, and a bad girl. Fortune cookie

Sham Harga had run a succesful eatery for many years by always smiling, never extending credit, and realizing that most of his customers wanted meals properly balanced between the four food groups: sugar, starch, grease and burnt crunchy bits. Terry Pratchett, Men at Arms

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Food is our common ground, a universal experience. James Beard, O Magazine, November 2003

I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller. Michael Palin

Your food stamps will be stopped effective March, 1992, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances. Greenville County (S.C.) Department of Social Services, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993

In the cage there is food, not much, but there is food-outside are only great stretches of freedom. Nicanor Parra

Health food makes me sick. Calvin Trillin

Food is the most primitive form of comfort. Sheila Graham

What is food to one, is to others bitter poison. Lucretius, De Rerum Natura

From the oyster to the eagle, from the swine to the tiger, all animals are to be found in men and each of them exists in some man, sometimes several at the time. Animals are nothing but the portrayal of our virtues and vices made manifest to our eyes, the visible reflections of our souls. God displays them to us to give us food for thought. Victor Hugo

But I have always liked bird dogs better than kennel-fed dogs myself--you know, one that will get out and hunt for food rather than sit on his fanny and yell. Charles E. Wilson

Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly. M. F. K. Fisher, O Magazine, November 2003

Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. W. C. Fields

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. J. R. R. Tolkien

There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage. J. W. Alexander

Good food ends with good talk. Geoffrey Neighor, Northern Exposure, Duets, 1993

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water. W.C. Fields

His house was perfect, whether you liked food, or sleep, or work, or story-telling, or singing, or just sitting and thinking, best, or a pleasant mixture of them all. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again. Margaret Mead

Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups. Cathy Guisewite

You think Nature is some Disney movie Nature is a killer. Nature is a bitch. It's feeding time out there 24 hours a day, every step that you take is a gamble with death. If it isn't getting hit with lightning today, it's an earthquake tomorrow or some deer tick carrying Lime disease. Either way, you're ending up on the wrong end of the food chain. Jeff Melvoin

The poor on the borderline of starvation live purposeful lives. To be engaged in a desperate struggle for food and shelter is to be wholly free from a sense of futility. Eric Hoffer, "The True Believer", 1951