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Appetite quotes

Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the
moment, but there is death in them at the end.
Tryon Edwards

There's no better sauce than a good appetite.
Mexican proverb

A waiting appetite kindles many a spite.
English proverb

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
Charles Dickens

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he
participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral.
Leo Tolstoy

A woman's appetite is twice that of a man's; her sexual desire, four times; her intelligence,
eight times.
Charles Dickens

The undisciplined are slaves to moods, appetites and passions.
Stephen R. Covey

Instead of hating the people you think are war-makers, hate the appetites and disorder in
your own soul, which are the causes of war. If you love peace, then hate injustice, hate
tyranny, hate greed - but hate these things in yourself, not in another.
Thomas Merton

He who restrains his appetite avoids debt.
Chinese proverb

Appetite comes with the first mouthful and a quarrel starts with a word.
Arabic proverb

Our colleges ought to have lit up in us a lasting relish for a better kind of man, a loss of
appetite for mediocrities.
William James

Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense
of responsibility at the other.
Ronald Reagan

Money may be the husk of many things but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not
appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintance, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty;
days of joy, but not peace or happiness.
Henrik Ibsen

Prohibition... goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control mans' appetite
through legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not even crimes.
Abraham Lincoln

Appetite comes with eating.
French proverb

The appetites of the stomach and the palate, far from diminishing as men grow older, go on
increasing.
Cicero

When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us - power over our sleep, our
appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Dale Carnegie

It is difficult to satisfy one's appetite by painting by painting pictures of cakes.
Chinese proverb

Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at
the beginning.
Igor Stravinsky

An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-
preservation and life.
Jose Marti

I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
Lord Byron

Appetite comes with eating - but thirst goes away with drinking.
Francois Rabelais

We all have hometown appetites. Every other person is a bundle of longing for the simplicities
of good taste once enjoyed on the farm or in the hometown left behind.
Clementine Paddleford

Sex is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite to be
satisfied with as little restraint or false modesty as the other.
Marquis de Sade

I try to feed my hunger rather than my appetite.
Ginger Rogers