Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.
We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.
Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
Marcus Fabius Quintilian
Sandwiches are wonderful. You don’t need a spoon or a plate!
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
M. F. K. Fisher
War is hell.
William Tecumseh Sherman
War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
War does not determine who is right – only who is left.
When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
Tennis and golf are best played, not watched.
You know they're not going to lose 162 consecutive games.
Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
Wrestling is ballet with violence.
Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice.
You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars.
You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it.
Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.
Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
There is always a type of man who says he loves his fellow men, and expects to make a living at it.
Edward W. Howe
There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men.
Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Men are freest when they are most unconscious of freedom. The shout is a rattling of chains, always was.
David Herbert Lawrence
Men are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one.
Men are often biased in their judgment on account of their sympathy and their interests.
George William Norris
Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.
Men aren't necessities. They're luxuries.