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Alcohol is the monarch of liquids.
— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin —

Those who have been too long at their labor, who have drunk too long
at the cup of voluptuousness, who feel they have become temporarily
inhumane, who are tormented by their families, who find life sad and
love ephemeral ... they should all eat chocolate and they will be
comforted.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Taste, which enables us to distinguish all that has a flavor from that which is insipid.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

When I need a word and do not find it in French, I select it from other tongues, and the reader has either to understand or translate me. Such is my fate.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

It has been shown as proof positive that carefully prepared chocolate is as healthful a food as it is pleasant; that it is nourishing and easily digested ... that it is above all helpful to people who must do a great deal of mental work.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

You first parents of the human race ... who ruined yourself for an apple, what might you have done for a truffled turkey?

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Some dishes are of such indisputable excellence that their appearance alone is capable of arousing a level-headed man's degustatory powers. All those who, when presented with such a dish, show neither the rush of desire, nor the radiance of ecstasy, may justly be deemed unworthy of the honors of the sitting, and its related delights.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Alcohol is the monarch of liquids.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Those from whom nature has withheld taste invented trousers.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Truffle isn't exactly aphrodisiac but under certain circumstances it tends to make women more tender and men more likable

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

To know how to eat well, one must first know how to wait.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Gluttony is mankind's exclusive prerogative.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

No man under forty can be dignified with the title of gourmet.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

La de couverte d'un mets nouveau fait plus pour le bonheur du genre humain que la de couverte d'une e toile. The discoveryof a newdish doesmore for thehappiness of mankind than the discovery of a star.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Gastronomers of the year 1825, who find sateity in the lap of abundance, and dream of some newly-made dishes, you will not enjoy the discoveries which science has in store for the year 1900, such as foods drawn from the mineral kingdom, liqueurs produced by the pressure of a hundred atmospheres; you will never see the importations which travelers yet unborn will bring to you from that half of the globe which has still to be discovered or explored. How I pity you!

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Those truffled turkeys, of which the reputation and the price are still increasing, appear like beneficient stars, and make the eyes sparkle of all sorts of gourmands of every category, whilst their faces beam with delight and they themselves dance with pleasure.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Frying gives cooks numerous ways of concealing what appeared the day before and in a pinch facilitates sudden demands, for it takes little more time to fry a four-pound carp than to boil an egg.

— Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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