„I love words very much. I've always loved to talk, and I've always love words — the words that rest in your mouth, what words mean and how you taste them and so on. And for me the spoken word can be used almost as a gesture.“
— Martha Graham American dancer and choreographer 1894 - 1991
„You can talk about your wins and losses but at the end of the day, you’ve tasted that darkness of being KO’d stiff, and you will taste it again on March 5th.“
— Conor McGregor Irish mixed martial artist and boxer 1988
"UFC 197 press conference" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75xAdA3uVeY (January 2016), Ultimate Fighting Championship, Zuffa, LLC
„Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste.“
— Lucille Ball American actress and businesswoman 1911 - 1989
Quoted in Eleanor Harris, The Real Story of Lucille Ball, ch. 1 (1954)
„Once we have tasted the juice of words, our mind can no longer pass them by. We drink thought from them.“
— Joseph Joubert French moralist and essayist 1754 - 1824
„The truest words are never wasted
I'm letting go just show me how
I'm getting closer I can taste it
This time, our time.“
— Anastacia American singer-songwriter 1968
„The word taste has different meanings, which it is easy to mistake. There is a difference between the taste which in certain objects has an attraction for us, and the taste that makes us understand and distinguish the qualities we judge by.“
— François de La Rochefoucauld French author of maxims and memoirs 1613 - 1680
— Leonardo Da Vinci, Leonardo on Painting: An Anthology of Writings by Leonardo Da Vinci with a Selection of Documents Relating to His Career
— Al Capone American gangster 1899 - 1947
Misquoted in Forbes (6 October 1986), actually attributed to humorist Professor Irwin Corey (1953) http://quoteinvestigator.com/2013/11/03/kind-gun/
„There's nothing to gain when there's nothing to be lost.
There's nothing to gain if you stay behind and count the cost.
Make the decision that you can be who you can be,
You can be.
Tasting the fruit come to the Liberty Tree.“
— Peter Gabriel English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian 1950
Shaking the Tree
„You can never get rid of God as long as you continue to use words, because all words are part of the Word.“
— Northrop Frye Canadian literary critic and literary theorist 1912 - 1991
Context: You can never get rid of God as long as you continue to use words, because all words are part of the Word. (p. 871)
— Zhuangzi classic Chinese philosopher -369 - -286 a.C.
Context: A trap is for fish: when you've got the fish, you can forget the trap. A snare is for rabbits: when you've got the rabbit, you can forget the snare. Words are for meaning: when you've got the meaning, you can forget the words. Where can I find someone who's forgotten words so I can have a word with him?... Variant: "Where can I find a man who has forgotten words? He is the one I would like to talk to."