“Every better future that one wishes for mankind is also necessarily a worse future in some respects, for it is fanatical to believe that a new, higher stage of mankind would unite all the merits of earlier stages and would, for example, also have to produce the highest form of art [cheese]. Rather, each season has its own merits and charms, and excludes those of the other seasons.” — Fritz Nietzsche

“I want my illustrations for Dante to be like the faint markings of moisture in a divine cheese . . . Mysticism is cheese; Christ is cheese, better still, mountains of cheese!” — Salvador Dalí

“A dessert without cheese is like a beautiful woman with only one eye.” — Brillat-Savarin

Cheese consumes all but itself.” — Proverb

“True believers may be likened to those mites in the cheese which eat their way into it, and penetrate into the centre by feeding upon all that lies in their way as they advance. We eat our way into the word of God, we live upon what we learn, tunnelling through the truth with receptive minds.” — Spurgeon

“Hast thou not poured me out like milk and curdled me like cheese? “ — Job 10:10

O, he is as tedious
As a tired horse, a railing wife;
Worse than a smoky house: I had rather live
With cheese and garlic in a windmill, far,
Than feed on cates and have him talk to me
In any summer-house in Christendom.

— Hotspur, in King Henry IV, Part I

“Progress might have been alright once but it has gone on too long.” — Ogden Nash

“The history of the world is the discipline of the uncontrolled natural will, bringing it into obedience to a universal principle and conferring subjective freedom.” — Hegel

“He who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not cannot be otherwise.” — Thoreau

“Cheese without a rind is like a maiden without shame.” — Italian proverb

“Why will a person eat of some cheese and still wish to remain ignorant of the nature of that cheese?” — Saint Hildegard, twisted





 

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