Facts about Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin was a famous Lawyer from France, who lived between April 1, 1755 and February 2, 1826.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 21 quotes who is written / told by Jean.

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Famous quotes by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (21)


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"Hearing, which, by the motion of the air, informs us of the motion of sounding or vibrating bodies"
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"Those persons who suffer from indigestion, or who become drunk, are utterly ignorant of the true principles of eating and drinking"
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"The discovery of a new dish confers more happiness on humanity, than the discovery of a new star"
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"All languages had their birth, their apogee and decline"
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"The number of flavors is infinite, for every soluble body has a peculiar flavor, like none other"
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"I will only observe, that that ethereal sense - sight, and touch, which is at the other extremity of the scale, have from time acquired a very remarkable additional power"
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"I am essentially an amateur medecin, and this to me is almost a mania"
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"The torrent of centuries rolling over the human race, has continually brought new perfections, the cause of which, ever active though unseen, is found in the demands made by our senses, which always in their turns demand to be occupied"
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"The senses are the organs by which man places himself in connexion with exterior objects"
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"The German Doctors say that persons sensible of harmony have one sense more than others"
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"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"
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"The first thing we become convinced of is that man is organized so as to be far more sensible of pain than of pleasure"
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"The centuries last passed have also given the taste important extension; the discovery of sugar, and its different preparations, of alcoholic liquors, of wine, ices, vanilla, tea and coffee, have given us flavors hitherto unknown"
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"Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are"
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"Nothing is more pleasant than to see a pretty woman, her napkin well placed under her arms, one of her hands on the table, while the other carries to her mouth, the choice piece so elegantly carved"
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"All men, even those we call savages, have been so tormented by the passion for strong drinks, that limited as their capacities were, they were yet able to manufacture them"
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"Vegetables, which are the lowest in the scale of living things, are fed by roots, which, implanted in the native soil, select by the action of a peculiar mechanism, different subjects, which serve to increase and to nourish them"
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"The sense of smell, like a faithful counsellor, foretells its character"
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"The sense of smell explores; deleterious substances almost always have an unpleasant smell"
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"Taste, which enables us to distinguish all that has a flavor from that which is insipid"
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"Sight and touch, being thus increased in capacity, might belong to some species far superior to man; or rather the human species would be far different had all the senses been thus improved"


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