The horseman serves the horse,The neatherd serves the neat,The merchant serves the purse,The eater serves his meat;'T is the day of the chattel,Web to weave, and corn to grind;Things are in the saddle,And ride mankind.
Foras therain cometh down, and thesnow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and makethit bring forthand bud, that it maygiveseedtothe sower, and bread to the eater: So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.Bible (Old Testament)
A good eater must be a good man; fora good eater must have a good digestion, and a good digestion depends upon a good conscience.
A fire eater must eat fire even if he has to kindle it himself.Isaac Asimov
I am a great eater of beef, and I believe that does harm to my wit.william shakespeare
Say, I find not in that which is revealed to me aught forbidden for an eater to eat thereof, except that it be what dies of itself, or blood poured forth, or flesh of swine -- for that surely is unclean or what is a transgression, other than (the name of) Allah having been invoked on it. But whoever is driven to necessity, not desiring nor exceeding the limit, then surely thy Lord is Forgiving, Merciful.
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