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Calvin Trillin Quotes and Sayings

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Health food makes me sick.
- Calvin Trillin

Related topics: Diet

I never did very well in math - I could never seem
to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally.
- Calvin Trillin

The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for
thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers.
The original meal has never been found.
- Calvin Trillin

I never eat in a restaurant that's over a hundred feet
off the ground and won't stand still.
- Calvin Trillin

 

The shelf life of the average trade book is somewhere between milk and yogurt.
- Calvin Trillin

As far as I'm concerned, "whom" is a word that was
invented to make everyone sound like a butler.
- Calvin Trillin

The food in such places is so tasteless because the
members associate spices and garlic with just the sort
of people they're trying to keep out.
- Calvin Trillin

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When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated
under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better.
A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying,
as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere.
- Calvin Trillin

The question about those aromatic advertisements that
perfume companies are having stitched into magazines these days is this:
under the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment,
is smelling up the place a constitutionally protected form of expression?
- Calvin Trillin

The greatest wealth is health.
- Virgil PHOTO

He who takes medicine and neglects his diet
wastes the skill of his doctors.
- Chinese Proverb PHOTO

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who has health has hope,
and he who has hope has everything.
- Anonymous

Without health, life is not life;
it is only a state of languor and suffering -
an image of death.
- The Buddha

Health is the greatest possession.
Contentment is the greatest treasure.
Confidence is the greatest friend.
Non-being is the greatest joy.
- Lao Tzu

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
- The Buddha

Good humor is the health of the soul,
sadness is its poison.
- Lord Chesterfield

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

Peace, Love, Health, Comfort, Joy, and the Light of Spirit -
all the rest is nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is health that is real wealth,
and not pieces of gold and silver.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The greatest force in the human body
is the natural drive of the body to heal itself -
but that force in not independent of the belief system.
Everything begins with belief.
What we believe is the most powerful option of all.
- Norman Cousins

Health is the greatest gift,
contentment the greatest wealth,
faithfulness the best relationship.
- The Buddha

You are to have implicit confidence in your own ability,
knowing that it is the nature of thought
to externalize itself in your health and affairs,
knowing that you are the thinker.
- Ernest Holmes

A man too busy to take care of his health is like
a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
- Spanish Proverb

My health may be better preserved if I exert myself less,
but in the end doesn't each person give his life for his calling?
- Clara Schumann

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life
in which chance has placed us,
but is always the result of a good conscience,
good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
- Thomas Jefferson

Whenever you choose to carry resentment and hatred,
you are shouldering an immense burden that damages
your happiness, and often your health.
Does it matter that your resentment and hatred are "justified?"
Only you suffer - not the person you resent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is
as friendly to the mind as to the body.
- Joseph Addison

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
- Carl Jung

To keep the body in good health is a duty...
otherwise we shall not be able
to keep our mind strong and clear.
- The Buddha

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health
of the body is that it is so difficult to do without
destroying the health of the mind.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The first wealth is health.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wish for healing has always been half of health.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Know the best and highest choices for health
and more often choose those things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What is called genius is the
abundance of life and health.
- Henry David Thoreau

Man does not live by soap alone; and hygiene,
or even health, is not much good unless you can take a healthy view of it or,
better still, feel a healthy indifference to it.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

My own gratitude list begins with health, family, friends,
and the beauty around me - from the butterflies and rainbows,
to the dolphins, to the birds, to the works produced by the human hand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lord, grant comfort, joy and health
to those I call friend,
to those I call enemy,
and to those I have cursed by my indifference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

People who don't know how to keep themselves healthy
ought to have the decency to get themselves buried,
and not waste time about it.
- Henrik Ibsen

I've made a promise to myself to be a 100% healthy person if nothing else.
- Picabo Street

I stand before you a totally healthy person.
- Melissa Etheridge

I believe it is important for people to create a healthy
mental environment in which to accomplish daily tasks.
- Darren L. Johnson

My body is like breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
I don't think about it, I just have it.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

The body is a sacred garment.
- Martha Graham

I'm still healthy as can be.
- Darrell Royal

You know, all that really matters is that the people
you love are happy and healthy.
Everything else is just sprinkles on the sundae.
- Paul Walker

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I believe that if you're healthy, you're capable of doing everything.
There's no one else who can give you health but God,
and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me.
- Pedro Martinez

The way you think, the way you behave,
the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
- Deepak Chopra

Healthy people live with their world.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

I sit on my duff, smoke cigarettes and watch TV.
I'm not exactly a poster girl for healthy living.
- Lexa Doig

My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be
surrounded by loved ones.
- Kiana Tom

I had my moments when I got very frightened that I would not recover.
- Fran Drescher

I eat really healthy, and if I'm tired,
I take a nap.
- Casper Van Dien

The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at
seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
- Jean Kerr

I became a fanatic about healthy food in 1944.
- Gloria Swanson

Rest when you're weary.
Refresh and renew yourself, your body,
your mind, your spirit.
Then get back to work.
- Ralph Marston

True silence is the rest of the mind,
and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body,
nourishment and refreshment.
- William Penn

Your body hears everything your mind says.
- Naomi Judd

When you are young and healthy, it never occurs to
you that in a single second your whole life could change.
- Annette Funicello

Release your burdens - your fears, regrets,
guilts, shames, embarrassments, angers.
One by one, pick up each memory or fear that troubles you,
hold it close, and release it to the Universe.
Release each incident from your past that still bothers you.
Release each fear - your fears about your health,
your family, your job, and every other fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Suppose our gratitude could be zero-based gratitude.
With zero-based gratitude,
we would be grateful for everything we had each day -
regardless of whether it was more or less than yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude, I can be grateful for all the people,
the love, the food, the shelter, the services,
the health, that I am blessed with today,
regardless of what I had yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude,
I can be grateful each day for the gift of life itself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What the public expects and what is healthy for an
individual are two very different things.
- Esther Williams

I have a healthy body, free of the chemicals that once controlled it.
- Lorna Luft

You know, true love really matters, friends really matter,
family really matters.
Being responsible and disciplined and healthy really matters.
- Courtney Thorne Smith

A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others.
Be a carrier.
- Tom Stoppard

Arguments are healthy.
They clear the air.
- John Deacon

My New Year's resolution is to stick to a good workout
plan that will keep me healthy and happy.
- James Lafferty

I believe that how you feel is very important to how you look -
that healthy equals beautiful.
- Victoria Principal


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