Feasting Quotes

Feasting Quotes by Leonard Ravenhill, Sam Storms, Mason Cooley, Garth Stein, Zedd, James Beard and many others.

Quit playing, start praying. Quit feasting, start fasting. Talk less with men, talk more with God. Listen less to men, listen to the words of God. Skip travel, start travail.
Leonard Ravenhill
Worship is first and foremost a feasting on all that God is for us in Jesus… [One] in which God is the host, the cook, the waiter, and the meal itself.
Sam Storms
In the great cities, winter glitters with art and feasting. But poetry, the country cousin, sees only the dearth of the fields.
Mason Cooley
But what is worse, smelling the roast and not feasting, or not smelling the roast at all?
Garth Stein
The problem with my eyes is that they have been famished, but now they are feasting.
Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.
James Beard
Fasting is not nearly so deadly as feasting.
J. Harold Smith
All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
Khalil Gibran
We expect too much at Christmas. It’s got to be magical. It’s got to go right. Feasting. Fun. The perfect present. All that anticipation. Take it easy. Love’s the thing. The rest is tinsel.
Pam Brown
The turnpike road to people’s hearts, I find,
Lies through their mouths or I mistake mankind.
John Wolcot
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
Melody Beattie
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.” ~
Norman Vincent Peale
Feasting is also closely related to memory. We eat certain things in a particular way in order to remember who we are. Why else would you eat grits in Madison, New Jersey?
Jeff Smith
Fasting and feasting are universal human responses, and any meal, shared with love, can be an agape.
Elise M. Boulding
For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.
William Jewett Tucker
The Sun, each second, transforms four million tons of itself into light, giving itself over to become energy that we, with every meal, partake of. For four million years, humans have been feasting on the Sun’s energy stored in the form of wheat or reindeer.
Brian Swimme
Rob Brezsny
The only players that are having fun are those having a good year, feasting on pitching or blowing down hitters and garnering all the adulation that goes with it. But, if you’re not hitting or not throwing well, or are injured, you better look for fun someplace else.
Dave Winfield
The purpose of the Lord’s Supper is to receive from Christ the nourishment and strength and hope and joy that come from feasting our souls on all that He purchased for us on the cross, especially His own fellowship.
John Piper
Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.
William Shakespeare
The harp is an insipid instrument–no good for dancing, feasting, or marching, only for sitting primly in a parlor or on a cloud.
Mason Cooley
Our traditions have been waking up on Christmas morning and feasting on a southern breakfast. I’m from the South. We eat grits and biscuits and gravy and eggs with Ritz crackers and country ham, bacon, you name it. – Leigh
Leigh-Allyn Baker
An ambassador should study the welfare of his country, and not spend his time in feasting and riot.
Christmas was close at hand, in all his bluff and hearty honesty; it was the season of hospitality, merriment, and open-heartedness; the old year was preparing, like an ancient philosopher, to call his friends around him, and amidst the sound of feasting and revelry to pass gently and calmly away.
Charles Dickens
Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.
Samuel Pepys
Every missionary who is proclaiming the name and gospel of Jesus Christ will be blessed by daily feasting from the Book of Mormon.
Henry B. Eyring
And here we must narrowly watch ourselves, seeing that banquets can scarcely be celebrated blamelessly, for almost always luxury accompanies feasting; and when the body is swallowed up in the delight of refreshing itself, the heart relaxes to empty joys.
Pope Gregory I
Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast.
Melody Beattie
A woman after my own heart. (Stryker) You’re absolutely right about that. Nothing would please me more than ripping that organ out of you and feasting on it. (Zephyra)
Sherrilyn Kenyon
If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.
Ernest Hemingway
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Melody Beattie
I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
Jon Stewart
People go through life blindly, ignoring death like revellers at a party feasting on fine foods. They ignore that later they will have to go to the toilet, so they do not bother to find out where there is one. When nature finally calls, they have no idea where to go and are in a mess.
Ajahn Chah