Food is a subject many people are passionate about – here are a selection of random musings on sustenance (both solid and liquid) from the great and the good.
"I went to a restaurant that serves' breakfast at any time." So I ordered French toast during the renaissance "
"Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch"
"Never eat more than you can lift"
"Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside"
"When we drink coffee, ideas march in like the army"
Honore de Balzac
"How can I govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?"
Charles de Gaulle, 1962
"There's nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with chocolate"
Linda Grayson, The Pickwick Papers
"I had the heart to touch my breakfast. I told Jeeves to drink it himself"
"I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food"
"After eating chocolate you feel godlike, as though you can conquer enemies, lead armies, entice lovers"
"Donuts. Is there anything they can not do?"
"The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you're hungry again"