Notecards: Food

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Wine Style A (12 designs; black text)

Quotes include:
1. “Only the first bottle is expensive” [French proverb]; After that, who cares?
2. I have enjoyed great health at a great age because everyday since I can remember I have consumed a bottle of wine except when I have not felt well. Then I have consumed two bottles. (A Bishop of Seville Baron)
3. I cook with wine; sometimes I even add it to the food!! (W.C. Fields)
4. In victory, you deserve champagne, in defeat, you need it. (Napoleon)
5. Drink wine, and you will sleep well. Sleep, and you will not sin. Avoid sin, and you will be saved. Ergo, drink wine and be saved. (Medieval German saying)
6. Wine is the most civilized thing in the world. (Ernest Hemingway)
7. Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance. (Ben Franklin)
8. I think it is a great error to consider a heavy tax on wines as a tax on luxury. On the contrary, it is a tax on the health of our citizens. (Thomas Jefferson)
9. Compromises are for relationships, not wine. (Sir Robert Scott Caywood)
10. Wine had such ill effects on Noah’s health that it was all he could do to live 950 years. Show me a total abstainer that ever lived that long. (Will Rogers)
11. When wine enters, out goes the truth. (Benjamin Franklin)
12. Wine is sunlight, held together by water. (Galileo Galilei)

Wine Style B (12 designs; black text)

Quotes include:
1. A mind of the caliber of mine cannot derive its nutrient from cows. (George Bernard Shaw)
2. You haven't drunk too much wine if you can still lie on the floor without holding on. (Dean Martin)
3. I have lived temperately....I double the doctor's recommendation of a glass and a half of wine each day and even treble it with a friend. (Thomas Jefferson)
4. If a life of wine, women and song becomes too much, give up the singing. (Anonymous)
5. The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure; the second of intoxication; the third of disgust. (Anacharsis, Scythian philosopher, 6th century B.C.)
6. The best wine is the oldest, the best water the newest. (William Blake, 1757-1827)
7. If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good? (Cardinal Richeleu)
8. Take counsel in wine, but resolve afterwards in water. (Benjamin Franklin)
9. Where there is no wine there is no love. (Euripides)
10. When a man drinks wine at dinner, he begins to be better pleased with himself. (Plato)
11. When you ask one friend to dine, give him your best wine! When you ask two, the second best will do! (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)
12. There are no standards of taste in wine... Each man's own taste is the standard, and a majority vote cannot decide for him or in any slightest degree affect the supremacy of his own standard. (Mark Twain).

Wine Style C (12 designs; black text)

Quotes include:
1. Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages. (Louis Pasteur)
2. A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine. (Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, “The Physiology of Taste”, 1825)
3. Wine gives great pleasure, and every pleasure is of itself a good. (Samuel Johnson, Boswell's "Life of Johnson", 1778)
4. Wine makes a symphony of a good meal. (Fernande Garvin, “The Art of French Cooking”)
5. Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized. (Andre Simon, "Commonsense of Wine")
6. Whenever a man is tired, wine is a great restorer of strength. (Homer, The Iliad)
7. Wine to me is passion. It's family and friends. It's warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It's culture. It's the essence of civilization and the art of living. (Robert Mondavi, "Harvests of Joy")
8. In water one sees one's own face; but in wine one beholds the heart of another. (French proverb)
9. One not only drinks the wine, one smells it, observes it, tastes it, sips it and--one talks about it. (King Edward VII)
10. May our love be like good wine, grow stronger as it grows older. (Old English Toast)
11. Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul. (Alexander Pope)
12. Eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart. (Ecclesiastes 9:7)