"I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand."
- Benjamin Franklin
"The King who cannot rule his diet, will hardly rule his realm in peace and quiet."
- Passage from the "Rule of Health of Salerno", author unknown
"We never repent of having eaten too little."
- Thomas Jefferson
"To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art."
- La Rochefoucauld
"He that takes medicine and neglects diet, wastes the skill of the physician."
- Chinese Proverb
"The wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food."