World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 Eating Quotes, Quotations, and Sayings
134 Eating Quotes

And in that day did the Lord God of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth: And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die.

Bible Quotes , Source: Isaiah (ch. XXII, v. 12-13)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

And in this mountain shall the Lord of hosts make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.

Bible Quotes , Source: Isaiah (ch. XXV, v. 6)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

When they were filled, he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost.

Bible Quotes , Source: John (ch. VI, v. 12)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

He asked water, and she gave him milk; she brought forth butter in a lordly dish.

Bible Quotes , Source: Judges (ch. V, v. 25)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. IV, v. 4)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body more than raiment?

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. VI, v. 25)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

(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.)

Bible Quotes , Source: Philippians (ch. III, v. 18-19)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XV, v. 17)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

A warmed-up dinner was never worth much. [Fr., Un diner rechauffe ne valut jamais rien.]

Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux Quotes , Source: Lutrin (I, 104)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are. [Fr., Dis moi ce que tu manges, je te dirai ce que tu es.]

Anthelme Brillat-Savarin Quotes , Source: Physiologie du Gout

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

First come, first served.

Henry Brinklow Quotes , Source: Complaint of Roderyck Mors

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

That famish'd people must be slowly nurst, And fed by spoonfuls, else they always burst.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto II, st. 158)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Man is a carnivorous production, And must have meals, at least one meal a day; He cannot live, like woodcocks, upon suction, But, like the shark and tiger, must have prey; Although his anatomical construction Bears vegetables, in a grumbling way, Your laboring people think beyond all question, Beef, veal, and mutton better for digestion.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto II, st. 67)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

All human history attests That happiness for man,--the hungry sinner!-- Since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto XIII, st. 99)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Better halfe a loafe than no bread.

William Camden Quotes , Source: Remaines--Proverbs (p. 293)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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!

Lewis Carroll (pseudonym of Rev. Charles L. Dodgson) Quotes , Source: Through the Looking Glass, The Walrus and the Carpenter

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

The stomach carries the heart, and not the heart the stomach. [Sp., Tripas llevan corazon, que no corazon tripas.]

Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra) Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (ch. II, 47)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra) Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (ch. XXIV)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Trust no one unless you have eaten much salt with him. [Lat., Nemini fidas, nisi cum quo prius multos modios salis absumpseris.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Amicitia (19, 67)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: Rhetoricorum Ad C. Herennium (IV, 7)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

For he on honey-dew hath fed, And drunk the milk of Paradise.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes , Source: Kubla Khan

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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!

William Augustus Croffut Quotes , Source: Clam Soup

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

A friendly swarry, consisting of a boiled leg of mutton with the usual trimmings.

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (ch. XXXVII)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

The true Amphitryon.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Amphitryon (act IV, sc. 1)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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.

Henry Fielding Quotes , Source: Grub Street Opera (act III, sc. 2), "The Roast Beef of Old England"

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes