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Raise your glass to 2014! Quotes for your New Year's toasts

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Intro: New Year's celebrations are often followed by us stating our top New Year's resolutions. Quotes highlighting the role that food, drink and dieting play get a lot of play this time a year. So here is some food for thought as you think up New Year's toasts for 2014.

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Sometimes the wisest words we will ever utter during our New Year's celebrations were spoken by others first. If you're celebrating New Year's and have been tapped to give the toast, here are some food and drink quotes to get you started off in the right direction.

Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough. Mark Twain

Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness. William Shakespeare

If you want an interesting party sometime, combine cocktails and a fresh box of crayons for everyone. Robert Fulghum

At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely. W. Somerset Maugham

What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest? Aeschylus

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Top New Year's Resolutions: Quotes About Dieting

And of course, our top New Year's resolutions always seem to center around cutting out those naughty, calorie-laden foods and drinks. Quotes of this nature can be used for toasts and wise sayings for 2014.

A year from now, you're going to weigh more or less than what you do right now. Phil McGraw, The Ultimate Weight Loss Solution

Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose! Karl Lagerfeld

Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, only less filling. Dave Barry

The best diet is the one you don't know you're on. Brian Wansink, Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think

I think of dieting, then I eat pizza. Lara Stone

I highly recommend worrying. It is much more effective than dieting. William Powell

Happy celebrating and Happy New Year!

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