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Though your threshing floor grind a hundred thousand bushels of corn, not for that reason will your stomach hold more than mine. (Quote by - Quintus Horatius Flaccus)

The consummate pleasure (in eating) is not in the costly flavour, but in yourself. Do you seek for sauce for sweating? (Quote by - Quintus Horatius Flaccus)

A stomach that is seldom empty despises common food. (Quote by - Horace)

Free livers on a small scale; who are prodigal within the compass of a guinea. (Quote by - Washington Irving)

Think of the man who first tried German sausage. (Quote by - Jerome K. Jerome)

For I look upon it, that he who does not mind his belly will hardly mind anything else. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

For a man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Digestive cheese, and fruit there sure will be. (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

Yet shall you have to rectify your palate, An olive, capers, or some better salad Ushering the mutton; with a short-legged hen, If we can get her, full of eggs, and then, Limons, and wine for sauce: to these a coney Is not to be despaired of for our money; And though fowl now be scarce, yet there are clerks, The sky not falling, think we may have larks. (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

The master of art or giver of wit, Their belly. (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

In their palate alone is their reason of existence. (Quote by - Decimus Junius Juvenal)

To eat at another's table is your ambition's height. (Quote by - Decimus Junius Juvenal)

And lucent syrops, tinct with cinnamon. (Quote by - John Keats)

A woman asked a coachman, "Are you full inside?" Upon which Lamb put his head through the window and said, "I am quite full inside; that last piece of pudding at Mr. Gillman's did the business for me." (Quote by - Charles Lamb)

He hath a fair sepulchre in the grateful stomach of the judicious epicure--and for such a tomb might be content to die. (Quote by - Charles Lamb)

If you wish to grow thinner, diminish your dinner, And take to light claret instead of pale ale; Look down with an utter contempt upon butter, And never touch bread till its toasted--or stale. (Quote by - Henry S. Leigh)

Your supper is like the Hidalgo's dinner; very little meat, and a great deal of tablecloth. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

I am glad that my Adonis hath a sweete tooth in his head. (Quote by - John Lyly (Lylie or Lyllie))

O hour, of all hours, the most blesse'd upon earth, The bless'd hour of our dinners! (Quote by - Lord Lytton)

We may live without poetry, music and art; We may live without conscience, and live without heart; We may live without friends; we may live without books; But civilized man cannot live without cooks. He may live without books,--what is knowledge but grieving? He may live without hope,--what is hope but deceiving? He may live without love,--what is passion but pining? But where is the man that can live without dining? (Quote by - Lord Lytton)

Ye diners out from whom we guard our spoons. (Quote by - Thomas Babington Macaulay)

I am a shell-fish just come from being saturated with the waters of the Lucrine lake, near Baiae; but now I luxuriously thrust for noble pickle. (Quote by - Marcus Valerius Martial)

You praise, in three hundred verses, Sabellus, the baths of Ponticus, who gives such excellent dinners. You wish to dine, Sabellus, not to bathe. (Quote by - Marcus Valerius Martial)

Philo swears that he has never dined at home, and it is so; he does not dine at all, except when invited out. (Quote by - Marcus Valerius Martial)

Mithriades, by frequently drinking poison, rendered it impossible for any poison to hurt him. You, Cinna, by always dining on next to nothing, have taken due precaution against ever perishing from hunger. (Quote by - Marcus Valerius Martial)

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