"Justice requires that everyone should have enough to eat. But it also requires that everyone should contribute to the production of food."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Elias Canetti on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Elias Canetti on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Elias Canetti on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Elias Canetti on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Elias Canetti on Benjamin Franklin
"He who is obsessed by death is made guilty by it."
"There is no such thing as an ugly language. Today I hear every language as if it were the only one, and when I hear of one that is dying, it overwhelms me as though it were the death of the earth."
"All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams."
"The paranoiac is the exact image of the ruler. The only difference is their position in the world. One might even think the paranoiac the more impressive of the two because he is sufficient unto himself and cannot be shaken by failure."
"The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness."