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"Show not yourself valiant in wine, for many has it undone!" ~~ Ben Sira 31:25
"Prepare tasty dishes to each according to his taste; think not that what is sweet to your palate is sweet to your neighbor’s!" ~~ Mishle Assaf
"Talk not while you eat, lest windpipe anticipate gullet (and life be in danger)!" ~~ Talmud, Ta’anit
"Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he’s buying. " ~~ Fran Lebowitz
"Man does not live by bread alone. " ~~ Deuteronomy (Devarim) 8:3
"If food, which is ephemeral, requires a blessing before and after you eat it, how much more so the Torah, which is everlasting! " ~~ Talmud, Berakkhot
"To a hungry man everything bitter is sweet. " ~~ Proverbs (Mishle) 27:7
"How exceeding strong is wine! It makes all to err that drink it." ~~ I Esdras 3:18
"A lot of wine is harmful but a little is good." ~~ Derekh Eretz R.
"Three things are good in a little measure and bad in large: yeast, salt, and hesitation." ~~ Talmud, Berakot 34a
"Eat a third and drink a third and leave the remaining third of your stomach empty. Then, when you get angry, there will be sufficient room for your rage. " ~~ Talmud, Gittin
"Yeast, salt and recalcitrance are good only in small doses." ~~ Talmud, Berakhot