You don't get ulcers from what you eat. You get them from what's eating you.
The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving.
But is it such a bad thing to live like this for just a little while? Just for a few months of one's life, is it so awful to travel through time with no greater ambition than to find the next lovely meal? Or to learn how to speak a language for no higher purpose than that it pleases your ear to hear it? Or to nap in a garden, in a patch of sunlight, in the middle of the day, right next to your favourite fountain? And then to do it again the next day?
Zen masters say you cannot see your reflection in running water, only in still water.
There is nothing more luxurious than eating while you read—unless it be reading while you eat. Amabel did both: they are not the same thing, as you will see if you think the matter over.
The best ideas will eat at you for days, maybe even weeks, until something, some incident, some impulse, triggers you to finally express them.
All worries are less with wine.
My heart is lost; the beasts have eaten it.
Many obese people spend a significant amount of their energy on suppressing the urge to tell some of the people who are staring at them that they do not eat as much and as frequently as they seem to.
If you really want to eat, keep climbing. The fruits are on the top of the tree. Stretch your hands and keep stretching them. Success is on the top, keep going.
There are better people in the world, do not let the worst do the worst to you, you deserve the best in life.
People like to warn you that by the time you reach the middle of your life, passion will begin to feel like a meal eaten long ago, which you remember with great tenderness.
Everything's so repressive now - it's the No generation. You can't do anything, you can't eat anything, you have to abstain.
The meals were served in a large hall, in which Moctezuma was accustomed to eat, and the dishes quite filled the room, which was covered with mats and kept very clean.
I thought I'd become an actress, but then I realized I eat too much.
Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.
Dragonflies kill their prey in the air and eat it on the wing. They feed on aerial plankton, which consists of any sort of small living thing that happens to be aloft - mosquitoes, midges, moths, flies, ballooning spiders.
I do try to eat healthy, and I find that's easiest when I just avoid the Doritos aisle at the grocery store.
I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale, drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale.
I don't eat dairy, and I've been gluten-free ever since I took a blood test that showed I have a mild allergy to gluten.