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eating Quotes

43 of the best book quotes about eating
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“I thought that if I did not eat and drink then death would simply follow, but in practice I found that thirst becomes such a frantic obsession that it takes a greater resolve than mine to resist it.”
Christopher Priest
author
The Prestige
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death
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reality
resistance
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drinking
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“When Augustus came out on the porch the blue pigs were eating a rattlesnake—not a very big one.”
Augustus McCrae
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“Today [...] eat whatever you want [...] If you wish, you may eat with both hands and both feet. So get in there and munch. Have a big munch-er-oo!”
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“I eat words! Delicious words! I gobble the words that you make. Words like rod taste like turds, but billow tastes like cake.”
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“Whereas chimpanzees spend five hours a day chewing raw food, a single hour suffices for people eating cooked food.”
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“Actually, I am a failed anorexic. I have anorexic thinking, but I can’t seem to muster the behavior”
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“That’s all I seem to do now. I have to work to keep you alive, to feed you. I haven’t smiled once since you were born. Go to sleep.”
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“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like and do what you’d rather not.”
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“My baby will be here! He will want to eat.”
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“On Monday he at through one apple.”
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″ That night he had a stomachache!”
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“Whatever the weather served, that was what they ate.”
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″ The only thing different about Chewandswallow was its weather. It came three times a day, at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Everything that everyone ate came from the sky”
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“Knowledge is a thing that one cannot have enough of. It is the fruit of wisdom, to be eaten carefully and digested fully, unlike that lunch you are bolting down, little friend.”
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“She looked neither left nor right for she had eyes only for the sweet grass, and before she knew it SHE FELL IN THE CANAL!”
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″ Hendrika loved Mr. Hofstra so she ate more to please him. But she was unhappy.”
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“Poor unhappy Hendrika. She longed to see something besides the house, the barn, and the windmill. Instead she ate and ate and ate. And she grew fat and then fatter, and then very very very fat. She grew so fat that she could barely move.”
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“ ‘Eat, eat, Hendrika,’ he would say. ‘The more you eat the more creamy white milk you can give me.’ ”
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“Hendrika was an unhappy cow.... All winter and all summer she did nothing but eat.”
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“Well, I might just try one if they’re all the way from Jupiter.”
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“Lola won’t eat carrots, of course. She says carrots are for rabbits.”
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“All was quiet in the deep dark wood. The mouse found a nut and the nut was good.”
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“I love to eat cloud.”
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“I know these are not fish sticks. These are ocean nibbles from the supermarket under the sea--mermaids eat them all the time.”
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“You see? Everyone is afraid of me! But now my tummy’s beginning to rumble, and my favorite food is- gruffalo crumble!”
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“Mothers always fuss about the way you eat. You can hardly eat any way that pleases them.”
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“And then he ate all the biscuits and all the cake, until there was nothing left to eat on the table.”
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“Well, a princess! I love to eat princesses, but I have already eaten a whole castle today. I am a very busy dragon. Come back tomorrow.”
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″‘Mamma! Papa!’ called Bill. ‘Come see what Captain Cook has done.’ Captain Cook had done it all right. He had discovered the bowl of goldfish on the dining-room window sill. By the time Mrs. Popper reached over to lift him away, he had already swallowed the last of the goldfish.”
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“He ate all the supper that was cooking in the saucepans... and all the food in the fridge, and all the packets and tins in the cupboard.. and then he drank all the milk, and all the orange juice, and all Daddy’s beer, and all the water in the tap.”
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“This was it! This was the exciting smell that had urged them on. With wild snorts of happiness they buried their noses in the long grass. They bit and tore great mouthfuls- frantically, as if they were afraid it might not last. Oh, the salty goodness of it! Not bitter at all, but juicy-sweet with rain.”
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“I don’t know what to do. I’ve got nothing for Daddy’s supper, the tiger has eaten it all.”
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“Oh, the stuff that I could eat!”
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“Thank you for my nice tea. I think I’d better go now.”
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“I could eat three bowls of goolash, half a pound of wuzzled wheat.”
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“I could eat a frittered flum.”
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“I could eat a goose-moose burger, fifteen pickles and a purple plum!”
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As he gobbled the cakes on his plate, the greedy ape said as he ate, “The greener green grapes are the keener keen apes are to gobble green grape cakes. They’re GREAT!”
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″ I haven’t seen him. I haven’t seen any rabbits anywhere. I would not eat a rabbit. Don’t ask me anymore questions.”
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“Everyone get forks and plates and platters and bowls. Pasta for all at Strega Nona’s house. Big Anthony has made the magic pasta pot work.”
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“Big Anthony was a hero! He scooped out pasta and filled the plates and platters and bowls. ”
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“It’s called making yourself homeless. And so here I am sitting in this doorway which is now my bedroom, hoping some kind of punter will give me a bit of small change so I can eat.”
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“you have captivating flavors and a tantalizing smell, a bit like candied apple, and a bit like caramel.”

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