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#1. The stove, the bins, the cupboards, I had learned forever, make an inviolable throne room. From them I ruled; temporarily I controlled. I felt powerful, and I loved that feeling. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#2. First we eat, then we do everything else. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#3. Perhaps they should feel this safe sand blow away so that their heads are uncovered for a time, so that they will have to taste not only the solid honesty of my red borscht, but the new flavor of the changing world. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#4. A writing cook and a cooking writer must be bold at the desk as well as the stove. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#5. If I were rich, I would buy him a new black suit ... If I had next week's allowance and had not spent this week's on three Cherry Flips ... - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#6. In spite of all the talk and study about our next years, all the silent ponderings about what lies within them ... it seems plain to us that many things are wrong in the present ones that can be, must be, changed. Our texture of belief has great holes in it. Our pattern lacks pieces. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#7. There is communion of more than our bodies when bread is broken and wine drunk. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#8. I was horribly self-conscious; I wanted everybody to look at me and think me the most fascinating creature in the world, and yet I died a small hideous death if I saw even one person throw a casual glance at me. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#9. Having bowed to the inevitability of the dictum that we must eat to live, we should ignore it and live to eat ... - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#10. No yoga exercise, no meditation in a chapel filled with music will rid you of your blues better than the humble task of making your own bread. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#11. I let myself exist mainly through my children ... [but] I could not even guess at the lives my children led. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#12. After rare beef and wine, when the lobes turn red, was the time to ask favours or tell bad news. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#13. For me there is too little of life to spend most of it forcing myself into detachment from it. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#14. Dining partners, regardless of gender, social standing, or the years they've lived, should be chosen for their ability to eat - and drink! - with the right mixture of abandon and restraint. They should enjoy food, and look upon its preparation and its degustation as one of the human arts. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#15. Painting, it is true, was undergoing a series of -isms reminiscent of the whims of a pregnant woman. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#16. Like most humans, I am hungry ... our three basic needs, for food and security and love, are so mixed and mingled and entwined that we cannot straightly think of one without the others. So it happens that when I write of hunger, I am really writing about love and the hunger for it ... - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#17. It's really fine that you found a good archivist to do the basically difficult and at times harrowing work of cleaning out old papers. I hope you keep her digging into all the old boxes as long as there is ONE left. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#18. Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#19. Put Rachel facing the door, in a faint subtle effort to make her know that if he had only had enough money and had managed to finish the thesis, he might well have asked her to be his hostess and share her life with him. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#20. Our dispassionate acceptance of attrition ... [can] be matched by a full use of everything that has ever happened in all the long wonderful-ghastly years to free a person's mind from his body. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#21. Probably one of the most private things in the world is an egg before it is broken. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#22. It is easy to think of potatoes, and fortunately for men who have not much money it is easy to think of them with a certain safety. Potatoes are one of the last things to disappear, in times of war, which is probably why they should not be forgotten in times of peace. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#23. I have spent my life in a painstaking effort to tell about things as they are to me, so that they will not sound like autobiography but simply like notes, like factual reports. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#24. As I remember, the worst result of a World War II block was a flood of Argentine Gin. Sensitive martini-boys and Gibson-girls still shudder ... - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#25. I am more modest now, but I still think that one of the pleasantest of all emotions is to know that I, I with my brain and my hands, have nourished my beloved few, that I have concocted a stew or a story, a rarity or a plain dish, to sustain them truly against the hungers of the world. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#26. We sink too easily into stupid and overfed sensuality, our bodies thickening even more quickly than our minds. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#27. All men are hungry. They always have been. They must eat, and when they deny themselves the pleasures of carrying out that need, they are cutting off part of their possible fullness, their natural realization of life, whether they are poor or rich. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#28. I cannot count the good people I know who, to my mind, would be even better if they bent their spirits to the study of their own hungers. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#29. But if I must be alone, I refuse to be alone as if it were something weak and distasteful, like convalescence. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#30. You may feel that you have eaten too much ... But this pastry is like
feathers - it is like snow. It is in fact good for you, a digestive! - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#31. I think that when two people are able to weave that kind of invisible thread of understanding and sympathy between each other, that delicate web, they should not risk tearing it. It is too rare, and it lasts too short a time at best ... - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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