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Consuming Passions

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Consuming Passions

By Jonathon Green

Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780449902080, 316pp.

Publication Date: October 12, 1986

Description
A compendium of wit and witticisms on the topic of food and feasting, from writers and celebrities throughout the ages

Such quotes include:
Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are. Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Civilized adults do not take apple juice with dinner. Fran Lebowitz
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast. Oscar Wilde
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside. Mark Twain
The trouble with the world is that everybody in it is three drinks behind. Humphrey Bogart
You can never be too rich or too thin. The Duchess of Windsor
I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond. Mae West
Life is too short to stuff mushrooms. Shirley Conrant