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Before most people had ever tasted a potato, the Royal Society debated the practicality of making it a staple crop in Ireland (ironically, as a hedge against famine).
Bill Bryson
Source: Seeing further: the story of science & the Royal Society

Coffee and love taste best when hot.

Durian: tastes like heaven ... smells like hell.

Eat less, taste more.

Fish, to taste right, must swim three times: in water, in butter and in wine.

Fruits of the same tree have different tastes; children of the same mother have various qualities.

Half an orange tastes as sweet as a whole one.

Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.
Charlotte Brontë

I've grown up with my parents' music tastes, listening to Fleetwood Mac and the Rolling Stones.
Saoirse Ronan

If it tastes good, spit it out.
(unknown author)

If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
Mao Tse-Tung

No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Samuel Johnson

Once you taste a pineapple, you'll never go for any other fruit.
Swahili: Ukila nanasi, tunda lingine basi

One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life.
Jane Austen
Source: Mansfield Park (1814)

When I kiss you, I can taste your soul.
Carrie Latet

When I kiss you, it will be an important event - one of those things which stand out among their surroundings like the first time you tasted li-chee.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Source: Have His Carcase
Quoted: Lord Peter Wimsey

While it is February one can taste the full joys of anticipation. Spring stands at the gate with her finger on the latch.
Patience Strong

Who has tasted a sour apple, will have the more relish for a sweet one.

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