„Socrates said, "Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live."“
— Plutarch ancient Greek historian and philosopher 46 - 127
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), How a Young Man ought to hear Poems, 4
— Socrates classical Greek Athenian philosopher -469 - -399 до н.э.
Plutarch, Plutarch Moralia, How the Young Man Should Study Poetry Variant translation: Base men live to eat and drink, and good men eat and drink to live.
„Death induces the sensual person to say: Let us eat and drink, because tomorrow we shall die – but this is sensuality’s cowardly lust for life, that contemptible order of things where one lives in order to eat and drink instead of eating and drinking in order to live.“
— Sören Kierkegaard Danish philosopher and theologian, founder of Existentialism 1813 - 1855
1840s, Three Discourses on Imagined Occasions (1845), p. 83
— Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955
— Gabriel Iglesias American actor 1976
Hot & Fluffy (2007)
„Everyone has to find what is right for them, and it is different for everyone. Eating for me is how you proclaim your beliefs three times a day. That is why all religions have rules about eating. Three times a day, I remind myself that I value life and do not want to cause pain to or kill other living beings. That is why I eat the way I do.“
— Natalie Portman Israeli-American actress 1981
On vegetarianism. Interview with The New Zealand Herald (5 May 2011), quoted in “Natalie Portman: 'Eating For Me Is How You Proclaim Your Beliefs'”, in ecorazzi.com http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/05/05/natalie-portman-my-beliefs-are-reflected-in-how-i-eat/.
— Oprah Winfrey American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist 1954
— Thierry Henry French association football player 1977
„You have to eat before you drink! If you remember nothing else I've said tonight, remember to eat before you drink!“
— Paul F. Tompkins American actor 1968
Driven to Drink (1998)
„The real question is whether all your pondering and analyses will convince you that life is worth living. That's what it all comes down to.“
— Brian Greene American physicist 1963
The Fabric of the Cosmos : Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality (2004), p. 3