A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
My body, now close to fifty years of age, has become an old tree that bears bitter peaches, a snail which has lost its shell, a bagworm separated from its bag; it drifts with the winds and clouds that know no destination. Morning and night I have eaten traveler's fare, and have held out for alms a pilgrim's wallet.Matsuo Basho
The Grizzly bear is huge and wild; He has devoured the infant child. The infant child is not aware He has been eaten by the bear.
Among the Ibo the art of conversation is regarded very highly, and proverbs are the palm-oil with which words are eaten.Chinua originally Albert Chinualumogo Achebe
El pan comido y la compan? |a deshecha. With the bread eaten, the company breaks up.Miguel de Cervantes
For me, it's about the desire to win. My audience becomes a crowd of wild animals and I have to be the lion-tamer or be eaten.Billy Connolly
I don't trust anybody who's never eaten bread with the salt of tears.Takeshi Kaiko
[T]he handsomest, the wittiest, the most brilliant and the most charming of poets. On the last occasion when I happened to catch sight of him, looking into a case of stuffed birds at South Kensington Museum, he had eaten five large chocolate creams in the space of two minutes. He had a career tragic in the extreme and, as I believe, is now dead.theo marzials
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion .antisthenes
Fifteen minutes out of Mexico City for Tokyo a passenger aboard a 747 screamed that he was being eaten by red-hot ants, and managed to open the emergency door at 23,000 feet. He had been to the washroom and drunk from the faucet there before takeoff. It was, after all, labeled DRINKING WATER.john brunner
Plants, animals, and stars are all kept in place, bridled along appointed ways, with one another, and through the midst of one another killing and being killed, eating and being eaten, in harmonious proportions and quantities.john muir
Even then he had those piercing cat's eyes of his and when he had said something, finished up by saying: "If I'm wrong, put me right." And so I began to understand that you didn't speak for the sake of speaking , to say that you had done this or that, what you had eaten or drunk, but to work out an idea, to find out what makes the world go round.cesare pavese
When I was 4 years old ... I dreamt that I'd been eaten by a wolf, and to my great surprise I was in the wolf's stomach and not in heaven.bertrand russell
The Old Nawabi Jewel [Bhopal], today capital of Madhya Pradesh, brought to mind the capital of Andhra Pradesh. Nizami Hyderabad was the only Muslim state that outsized Bhopal. Both offer a rich built and culinary Nawabi heritage, and both offer glimpses of varieties of food eaten in all the corners of their respective states.
The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf.Marshall McLuhan
In Greece and a number of other countries it is customary to eat something on Good Friday to which vinegar is added, in memory of the vinegar that Christ was offered on the cross. To this good soup the vinegar adds a symbolic touch… Unlike [today] Good Friday, when it is to be found throughout Lent , the Hot Cross Bun was originally eaten only on Good Friday.
The Church of England associates them with Good Friday, that day when the symbolism of the cross is all important. But you can find some references to them being eaten during Lent.
Jesus Christ who, as it turns out, was born of a virgin, cheated death, and rose bodily into the heavens can now be eaten in the form of a cracker.
O they have lived long on the alms-basket of words. I marvel thy master hath not eaten thee for a word; for thou art not so long by the head as honorificabilitudinitatibus: thou art easier swallowed than a flap-dragon.william shakespeare
1,000 children have been killed, and their bodies are left in the streets and are being eaten by wild hyenas . . . You can see the heaped-up bodies of murdered children, most of them aged eleven to thirteen, lying in the gutter, as you drive out of Addis Ababa.
And if they had observed the Torah and the Gospel and that which is revealed to them from their Lord, they would certainly have eaten from above them and from beneath their feet. There is a party of them keeping to the moderate course; and most of them -- evil is that which they do.