Eating And Drinking Quotes

Eating And Drinking Quotes by Kenneth Grahame, Winston Churchill, Socrates, Catherine Wilson, David Bailey, Samuel Johnson and many others.

Banquets are always pleasant things, consisting mostly, as they do, of eating and drinking; but the specially nice thing about a banquet is, that it comes when something‘s over, and there’s nothing more to worry about, and to-morrow seems a long way off.
I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.
Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
Epicureanism did inspire libertine culture in isolated sects, but Epicurus himself rejected an ethics of sensory indulgence, and he would have disowned latter-day ‘Epicureanism’ as a fussy, expensive, unphilosophical approach to eating and drinking.
It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body; for instance, to be over much occupied about exercise, about eating and drinking, about easing oneself, about sexual intercourse.
One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.
They’re [sportsmen] willing to give up a lot of other things that perhaps we all enjoy doing: eating and drinking and playing or whatever. They give up an awful lot to perform at the highest level.
A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.
I am not motivated by recognition, I just do things I like doing – racing, shagging, eating and drinking.
David Coulthard
A Who’s Who of pesticides is therefore of concern to us all. If we are going to live so intimately with these chemicals eating and drinking them, taking them into the very marrow of our bones – we had better know something about their nature and their power.
The activities of drawing, eating and drinking, all involve assimilations by the self of desirable elements from the world, a transfer of goodness from without to within.
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.
As I sat at the Cafe I said to myself, They may talk as they please about what they call pelf, They may sneer as they like about eating and drinking, But help it I cannot, I cannot help thinking How pleasant it is to have money, heigh-ho! How pleasant it is to have money!
It’s hard to believe that you did so many drugs for so long. That’s what I find really hard. And didn’t really consider it. It was eating and drinking and taking drugs and having sex. It was just part of life.
Without the assistance of eating and drinking, the most sparkling wit would be as heavy as a bad soufflГ©, and the brightest talent as dull as a looking-glass on a foggy day.
Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.
Unquiet meals make ill digestions.
We must eat to live, and not live to eat.
There is a difference between eating and drinking for strength and from mere gluttony.
Death induces the sensual person to say: Let us eat and drink, because tomorrow we shall die – but this is sensuality‘s cowardly lust for life, that contemptible order of things where one lives in order to eat and drink instead of eating and drinking in order to live.
Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.
To be always intending to make a new and better life but never to find time to set about it is as to put off eating and drinking and sleeping from one day to the next until you’re dead.
Among the liveliest of my memories are those of eating and drinking; and I would sooner give up some of my delightful remembered walks, green trees, cool skies, and all, than to lose my images of suppers eaten on Sabbath evenings at the end of those walks.
I hope you’re very careful working, eating and drinking when the heat is so great–there are temptations there which at home you are free from–beware the juicy fruits, and the cooling ades, and cordials, and do not eat ice-cream, it is so very dangerous.
It was my Fat Elvis period. I was eating and drinking like a pig. I was depressed and I was crying out for help. It’s real. And I meant it.
He hath eaten me out of house and home.
Wine lovers know that putting some effort into understanding and appreciating wine pays big dividends. Skillful tasting unlocks wine’s treasures. It adds an extra dimension to the basic routines of eating and drinking, turning a daily necessity into a celebration of life.
What does this patch-sewing mean you ask? Eating and drinking. The heavy cloak of the body is always getting torn. You patch it with food and other ego-satisfactions.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
People ask me: “Why do you write about food, and eating, and drinking? Why don’t you write about the struggle for power and security, and about love, the way the others do?” . . . The easiest answer is to say that, like most other humans, I am hungry.
I like any cereal. I like the idea of just eating and drinking with one hand without looking.