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Posted in Food humour and Quote Unquote with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 16, 2008 by ashthefoodie

 

 

 

 

I WILL BE THANKFUL
“I will be thankful
For the food you gave me God
I will be thankful
For the water that you gave
Me to drink to take my thirst away
God”
Lord Byron

 

“All human history attests that happiness for men….the hungry sinner!…since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner.”

“Rice is born in water and must die in wine.”

“A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.”

“I’m trying to eat better. And, I do feel wise after drinking tea. After eating vegetables, I just feel hungry.”

“Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-brothels. There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one’s belt buckled.”

“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.”

“Welcome to the Church of the Holy Cabbage. Lettuce pray.”

“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.”
James Beard (1903-1985)

“If there is anything we are serious about, it is neither religion nor learning, but food.”
Lin Yutang,
My Country and My People

“Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.”
Woody Allen, ‘Without Feathers’

Thus Spake “All human history attests that happiness for men….the hungry sinner!…since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner.”  “Rice is born in water and must die in wine.” “A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.” “I’m trying to eat better. And, I do feel wise after drinking tea. After eating vegetables, I just feel hungry.” Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-brothels. There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one’s belt buckled.”

 “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.”

 “Welcome to the Church of the Holy Cabbage. Lettuce pray.”

 “Mutton is to lamb, what a millionaire uncle is to his poverty stricken nephew” 

 “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.”
James Beard (1903-1985)

 “If there is anything we are serious about, it is neither religion nor learning, but food.”
Lin Yutang,
My Country and My People

“Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.”
Woody Allen,
‘Without Feathers’

HUMOR-i

A Buddhist Monk walks up to the New York City hot dog vendor and says “make me one with everything”.
The Monk hands the vendor a $20 bill.
The vendor puts the bill into his pocket and the Monk inquires about his change.
The vendor says change must come from within