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Good bread cannot be baked out of bad wheat.
Who has two meals may accept nothing from a charity kitchen.
Wine is the cause of a great deal, and so is childhood.
Eat what you like but dress in the fashion!
Who eats fat sleeps in the attic;
who eats greens may sleep on a dunghill unafraid.
No one drinks from a glass without examining it first.
A man should not drink from a glass and then give it to another.
Eating induces sleep.
There can be no joy without food and drink.
Till you are forty there is profit in eating,
from then on drinking prospers.
Talk not while you eat, lest windpipe anticipate gullet (and life be in danger)!
If, after eating, you do not walk four cubits before bed, your food will stay undigested.
Food to a man is like oil to a lamp.
Eat that you may live!
The less you eat, the less sick you will be.
The wise man says: I will eat to live, and the fool says: I will live to eat.
When young I ate so that I could write;
in old age I write so that I may eat.
The less you eat in the evening,
the sounder you will sleep.
Eating is the best of prayers.
Eating without drinking is like an undressed wound.
Do not offer your food to one who has no appetite for it!
Food is not to be treated with scorn.
Who eats even plain bread and salt with his friend
should be grateful to him.
A cheerful heart is an unending banquet.
Any man that has a heart will long for homeland
more than for his sustenance.