You've got to take the bitter with the sour.
Life... is like a grapefruit. It's orange and squishy, and has a few pips in it, and some folks have half a one for breakfast.
Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I don't know.
W. H. Auden
It's a lot like nature. You only have as many animals as the ecosystem can support and you only have as many friends as you can tolerate the bitching of.
Randy K. Milholland
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep.
The best doctor in the world is the veterinarian. He can't ask his patients what is the matter-he's got to just know.
Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you're a consultant.
I was a vegetarian until I started leaning toward the sunlight.
I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some.
And I find chopsticks frankly distressing. Am I alone in thinking it odd that a people ingenious enough to invent paper, gunpowder, kites and any number of other useful objects, and who have a noble history extending back 3,000 years haven't yet worked out that a pair of knitting needles is no way to capture food?
He who gathers crops in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.
Proverbs 10:5 (New International Version)
We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are.
Food probably has a very great influence on the condition of men. Wine exercises a more visible influence, food does it more slowly but perhaps just as surely. Who knows if a well-prepared soup was not responsible for the pneumatic pump or a poor one for a war?
Georg C. Lichtenberg
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
I went into a McDonald's yesterday and said, 'I'd like some fries.' The girl at the counter said, 'Would you like some fries with that?
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
Harriet Van Horne
Fish, to taste right, must swim three times - in water, in butter and in wine.
Practice safe eating - always use condiments.
Some he will assign to be commanders of thousands and commanders of fifties, and others to plow his ground and reap his harvest, and still others to make weapons of war and equipment for his chariots.
1 Samuel 8:12 (New International Version)
Melon is a good fruit: you eat, you drink, you wash your face.
Rich, fatty foods are like destiny: they too, shape our ends.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
There is a lot more juice in grapefruit than meets the eye.
He told them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field."
Luke 10:2 (New International Version)
I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o'clock in the morning.
Red meat is not bad for you. Now blue-green meat, that's bad for you!
As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it.
One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.
Luciano Pavarotti and William Wright, Pavarotti, My Own Story
For seven days celebrate the Feast to the LORD your God at the place the LORD will choose. For the LORD your God will bless you in all your harvest and in all the work of your hands, and your joy will be complete.
Deuteronomy 16:15 (New International Version)
You can say this for ready-mixes - the next generation isn't going to have any trouble making pies exactly like mother used to make.
The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
Large, naked raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who lie in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter.
There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will.
Then the land will yield its harvest, and God, our God, will bless us.
Psalm 67:6 (New International Version)
Recipe: A series of step-by-step instructions for preparing ingredients you forgot to buy, in utensils you don't own, to make a dish the dog wouldn't eat.
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.
Avoid fruit and nuts. You are what you eat.
The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you're hungry again.
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
Give a man a fish, and he'll eat for a day. Give a fish a man, and he'll eat for weeks!
Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka and Toshihiro Kawabata
Never eat more than you can lift.
"As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease."
Genesis 8:22 (New International Version)
Sleeper - the farm of the future
What food have you eaten that you never want to again?
What of your breakfast came from Yorkshire?
What is a "balanced meal"?
What can you cook, from memory, without looking it up first (Toast doesn't count)?
We tend to think only of an agricultural harvest but what other kinds of harvest might there be?
Why should we celebrate Harvest when we live in a city?
At what age did you make the connection between Bambi and venison?
What is the best use of a field (no, not an electromagnetic one, Alice)?
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