Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
M.F.K. FISHER, An Alphabet for Gourmets
Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.
M.F.K. FISHER, introduction, Vin et Fromage
War is a beastly business, it is true, but one proof we are human is our ability to learn, even from it, how better to exist.
M.F.K. FISHER, introduction (to revised edition), How to Cook a Wolf