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Letter "D" » digests
«Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.»
«Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.»
Author: Francis Bacon, Sr.
, chew up
, swallow up
«Now I begin to feel that all that is important comes in quietness and waiting; and that activity should be only the working out, the digesting and putting forth of what one learned, so that one may become empty again to receive more.»
«The whole visible universe is but a storehouse of images and signs to which the imagination will give a relative place and value; it is a sort of pasture which the imagination must digest and transform.»
«Music is the best means we have of digesting time.»
«That Quantity that is sufficient, the Stomach can perfectly concoct and digest, and it sufficeth the due Nourishment of the Body.»
Author: Benjamin Franklin
, The Body
«A strong and secure man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds alike) just as he digests his meat, even when he has some bits to swallow.»
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
, just as
, swallow up
«A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.»
Author: George Bernard Shaw
«The men of experiment are like the ant; they only collect and use. But the bee . . . gathers its materials from the flowers of the garden and of the field, but transforms and digests it by a power of its own.»
Author: Leonardo da Vinci
, flower garden
, flower power
, The Ants
, The Field
, The Flowers
, The Garden
, The Men
«To eat is human, to digest, divine»