Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin


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  • ''Tell me what you eat and I'll tell you who you are.''
    Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826), French jurist, gastronome. La Physiologie du Goût, introduction, aph. 4 (1826). Brillat-Savarin's aphorism was echoed by the philosopher Ludwig Feurerbach, quoted in 1850: "Man is what he eats"Mitself probably the precursor of the expression, "You are what you eat."
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