Quotation Explorer - 'Digestion'

There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage.
The host took care to produce one or another of these whenever the current subjects seemed about used up, so that the conversation gathered new life and at the same time steered clear of political arguments, which are hindersome to both ingestion and digestion. - Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
In understanding the basics of digestion, you'll discover who's in charge. Here's a hint. It's not you. - Nancy S. Mure
Talking about unpleasant things during a meal is not good for digestion, not good for health. - Betty Jamie Chung
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
I don't know a better preparation for life than a love of poetry and a good digestion.
DIGESTION, n. The conversion of victuals into virtues. When the process is imperfect, vices are evolved instead -- a circumstance from which that wicked writer, Dr. Jeremiah Blenn, infers that the ladies are the greater sufferers from dyspepsia. - Ambrose Bierce
I know nothing grander, better exercise, better digestion, more positive proof of the past, the triumphant result of faith in human kind, than a well-contested American national election. - Walt Whitman
Air freshener is man’s pitiful attempt to have his food smell as good, after digestion, as they did, before ingestion. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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