Eating And Drinking Quotes by Kenneth Grahame, Winston Churchill, Socrates, Catherine Wilson, David Bailey, Samuel Johnson and many others.
In doing zazen it is desirable to have a quiet room. You should be temperate in eating and drinking, forsaking all delusive relationships. Setting everything aside, think of neither good nor evil, right nor wrong. Thus having stopped the various functions of your mind, five up even the idea of becoming a Buddha.
We must eat to live, and not live to eat.
There is a difference between eating and drinking for strength and from mere gluttony.