Quotations on Appetite

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In my experience, problems most frequently arise from those who report for television, with little field experience in your area but an insatiable appetite for a sound bite.
- Alvin Adams
(Keywords: Experience, Appetite, Problems, Sound, Television)

I was gaining weight very rapidly and read about the idea of restricting carbohydrates as an alternative to going hungry. I had a big appetite, so that was the only thing I would even consider.
- Robert Atkins
(Keywords: Idea, Appetite, Weight)

It is true I gained muscular vigour, but with it a prodigious appetite, which I was compelled to indulge, and consequently increased in weight, until my kind old friend advised me to forsake the exercise.
- William Banting
(Keywords: Friend, Appetite, Exercise, Old, Weight)

Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the most monstrous and foolish, the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Beauty, Appetite, Satisfaction)

Furthermore I will just have to see what the future will bring me. But a change of food whets the appetite.
- Jonathan Brandis
(Keywords: Change, Food, Appetite, Future, Will)

I have learned that you can't have good advertising without a good client, that you can't keep a good client without good advertising, and no client will ever buy better advertising than he understands or has an appetite for.
- Leo Burnett
(Keywords: Advertising, Appetite, Will)

The object of self-love is expressed in the term self; and every appetite of sense, and every particular affection of the heart, are equally interested or disinterested, because the objects of them all are equally self or somewhat else.
- Joseph Butler
(Keywords: Heart, Affection, Appetite, Self, Sense)

God Almighty is, to be sure, unmoved by passion or appetite, unchanged by affection; but then it is to be added that He neither sees nor hears nor perceives things by any senses like ours; but in a manner infinitely more perfect.
- Joseph Butler
(Keywords: God, Affection, Appetite, Passion, Senses)

Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.
- Robin G. Collingwood
(Keywords: Purpose, Appetite, Desire, Intention, Parenthood, Will)

Any man today who returns from work, sinks into a chair, and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger.
- Bill Cosby
(Keywords: Work, Appetite, Danger, Man, Today)

Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse; it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: God, Appetite, Hair, Worry)

Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end.
- Tryon Edwards
(Keywords: Death, Appetite, End, Forbidden, May)

I was taught a lot of Bible at home and had a voracious appetite for reading the Bible.
- Amy Grant
(Keywords: Home, Bible, Appetite, Reading)

A child's appetite for new toys appeal to the desire for ownership and appropriation: the appeal of toys comes to lie not in their use but in their status as possessions.
- Christopher Lasch
(Keywords: Lie, Appetite, Desire, Ownership, Possessions)

America, which has the most glorious present still existing in the world today, hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Keywords: America, Appetite, Future, Present, Today, World)

An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.
- Jose Marti
(Keywords: Life, Death, Sacrifice, Appetite, Glory, Instinct, Self)

The other two things are... well, I had a huge appetite for old black and white movies on BBC 2. At the weekends they used to run matinees, and the more romantic the better.
- Ewan McGregor
(Keywords: Movies, Appetite, Old, Romantic)

Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.
- Marshall McLuhan
(Keywords: Action, Appetite, Enjoyment, Expression, Will, World)

Men are as we have always known them, neither better nor worse from the hearts of rogues there springs a latent honesty, from the depths of honest men there emerges a brutish appetite - a thirst for extermination, a desire for blood.
- Frederica Montseny
(Keywords: Men, Honesty, Appetite, Blood, Desire)

It's probably fair to say that Obama's ideas were too big for America's appetite. It would have been nice had he made a few incremental repairs to the economy and left the transformative events for a less stressful time.
- Kathleen Parker
(Keywords: Time, Ideas, America, Appetite, Economy, Events)

The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.
(Keywords: Food, Appetite, Writing)

It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man's mouth water; also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion.
- Ivan Pavlov
(Keywords: Food, Appetite, Man, Sight, Water)

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
(Keywords: Change, Food, Appetite, Variety)

Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
- Ronald Reagan
(Keywords: Government, Appetite, Baby, End, canal, Responsibility, Sense)

We continue to recognize the greater ability of some to earn more than others. But we do assert that the ambition of the individual to obtain for him a proper security is an ambition to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Keywords: Power, Wealth, Ability, Ambition, Appetite, Security)

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Keywords: Life, Wisdom, Actions, Appetite, Firmness, Mind, Talk, Words)

The public has an appetite for anything about imagination - anything that is as far away from reality as is creatively possible.
- Steven Spielberg
(Keywords: Imagination, Appetite, Public, Reality)

Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning.
- Igor Stravinsky
(Keywords: Work, Inspiration, Appetite, Beginning, Eating)

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.
- Leo Tolstoy
(Keywords: Life, Food, Animals, Appetite, Killing, Man)

As we become purer channels for God's light, we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world. A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is, but toward creating the world that could be.
- Marianne Williamson
(Keywords: God, Appetite, Fighting, Light, Sweetness, World)

It could be my British need for discipline that makes me admire the American appetite for freedom and passion.
- Steve Winwood
(Keywords: Discipline, American, Appetite, Freedom, Passion)

When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink, and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings, neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society, and cast off all regard to religion, their case is much to be pitied.
- John Woolman
(Keywords: Family, Men, Religion, Society, Appetite, Disorder, Duty, Feeling, Neglect, Pleasure)









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