Rudeness is a sauce to his good wit, Which gives men stomach to digest his words, With better appetite.
Lafayette is a young man of royal birth, with liberal politics and what Jefferson later called "a canine appetite for fame." Someone said he was "a statue in search of a pedestal." But he was intoxicated with, [had] a rather theoretical love of, liberty. It was theoretical because liberty wasn't known to many Europeans. [Lafayette] was a great romantic and he fell in love with America, the concept of America that the French had. This wild new world where you could start the world over, to use Tom Paine's phrase.lafayette, gilbert du motier, marquis de
Coquetry whets the appetite; flirtation depraves it. Coquetry is the thorn that guards the rose—easily trimmed off when once plucked. Flirtation is like the slime on water-plants, making them hard to handle, and when caught, only to be cherished in slimy waters.
Our colleges ought to have lit up in us a lasting relish for the better kind of man, a loss of appetite for mediocrities, and a disgust for cheapjacks. We ought to smell, as it were, the difference of quality in men and their proposals when we enter the world of affairs about us.william james
Love is an appetite which, like all other appetites, is destroyed for the moment by its gratification.George Bernard Shaw
Coquetry whets the appetite; flirtation depraves it. Coquetry is the thorn that guards the rose easily trimmed off when once plucked. Flirtation is like the slime on water-plants, making them hard to handle, and when caught, only to be cherished in slimy waters.
Put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.
There is another form of temptation, more complex in its peril. … It originates in an appetite for knowledge. … From this malady of curiosity are all those strange sights exhibited in the theatre. Hence do we proceed to search out the secret powers of nature (which is beside our end), which to know profits not, and wherein men desire nothing but to know.
His thirst he slakes at some pure neighboring brook, Nor seeks for sauce where appetite stands cook.Charles Churchill
A woman dictates before marriage in order that she may have an appetite for submission afterwards.
I take it to be axiomatic that people are revolted by witnessing the shameless gratification of an appetite they do not share.Quentin Crisp
The commonest and cheapest sounds, as the barking of a dog, produce the same effect on fresh and healthy ears that the rarest music does. It depends on your appetite for sound. Just as a crust is sweeter to a healthy appetite than confectionery to a pampered or diseased one.Henry David Thoreau
Barring love and war, few enterprises are undertaken with such abandon, or by such diverse individuals, or with so paradoxical a mixture of appetite and altruism, as that group of avocations known as outdoor recreation. It is, by common consent, a good thing for people to get back to nature. But wherein lies the goodness, and what can be done to encourage its pursuit?aldo leopold
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
How frighteningly few are the persons whose death would spoil our appetite and make the world seem empty.
The sweetest honey Is loathsome in his own deliciousness, And in the taste confounds the appetite.william shakespeare
It is saying less than the truth to affirm that an excellent book (and the remark holds almost equally good of a Raphael as of a Milton) is like a well-chosen and well-tended fruit tree. Its fruits are not of one season only. With the due and natural intervals, we may recur to it year after year, and it will supply the same nourishment and the same gratification, if only we ourselves return to it with the same healthful appetite.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
...those things, which engage us, merely by their novelty , cannot attach us for any length of time, curiosity is the most superficial of all affections ; it changes its object perpetually, it has an appetite which is very sharp, but very easily satisfied; and it has always an appearance of giddiness , restlessness , and anxiety .
China is an old nation with a colourful history. Its booming economy has triggered an appetite and a curiosity around the world for its art and culture , one that continues to grow. I can, however, tell people that it is a show with no actor .
Epicurean cooks Sharpen with cloyless sauce his appetite.
Read o'er this; And after, this: and then to breakfast with What appetite you have.
appetite comes with eating, says Angeston. But the thirst goes away with drinking.françois rabelais