Quotes of Digest

“ A strong and secure man digests his experiences just as he digests his meat, even when he has some bits to swallow. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Some books are to be tasted; others to be swallowed; and some few to be chewed and digested. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ I have never seasoned a truth with the sauce of a lie in order to digest it more easily. ”

- Marguerite Yourcenar

“ It may be doubtful, at first, whether a person is an enemy or friend. Meat, if not properly digested, becomes poison; But poison, if used rightly, may turn medicinal. ”

- Saskya Pandita

“ What do a few lives on TV matter? They can be swallowed, digested and excreted, or follow people when they doze off to sink into oblivion. ”

- Zhang Jie

“ Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life. ”

- Charles de Gaulle

“ Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till grief be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ What do a few lies on TV matter? They can be swallowed, digested and excreted, or follow people when they doze off to sink into oblivion. ”

- Zhang Jie

“ We do not talk — we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests. ”

- Henry Miller

“ To eat is human, to digest divine. ”

- Charles T. Copeland

“ Philosophy! Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think they can digest without eating! ”

- Iris Murdoch

“ Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the brains, to range the thoughts, the matter to digest, to cull fit phrases, and reject the rest. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Edible. Good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest. ”

- Havelock Ellis

“ A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ Science when well-digested is nothing but good sense and reason. ”

- Stanilaus

“ It has been a bitter moritification for me to digest the conclusion that the 'race is for the strong' and that I shall probably do little more but be content to admire the strides others made in science. ”

- Charles Darwin

“ To save the theatre, the theatre must be destroyed; the actors and actresses must all die of the plague. They poison the air, they make art impossible. It is not drama that they play, but pieces for the theatre. We should return to the Greeks, play in the open air; the drama dies of stalls and boxes and evening dress, and people who come to digest their dinner. ”

- Eleonora Duse

“ The whole visible universe is but a storehouse of images and signs to which the imagination will give a relative place and value; it is a sort of pasture which the imagination must digest and transform. ”

- Charles Baudelaire
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