1. "One has to know the size of one's stomach."
- Friedrich Nietzsche, Ecce Homo
2. "Damn the human stomach, this fat betrayor of ideals"
- Gregory Maguire, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
- Noah Gordon, The Cole Trilogy: The Physician
- Ken Englade, A Family Business: A Chilling Tale of Greed as One Family Commits Unspeakable Crimes Against the Dead
5. "When engaged in eating, the brain should be the servant of the stomach."
- Quote by Agatha Christie
6. "The wide world is full of likable people who get kicked in the stomach regularly."
- John D. MacDonald, The Deep Blue Good-Bye
7. "People eyed one another suspiciously, and the streets smelled of a silence that knotted your stomach."
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind
8. "You cram these words into mine ears against The stomach of my sense."
- William Shakespeare, The Tempest
9. "stomach as he stood to the side."
- Jack Higgins, The Killing Ground
10. "Children couldn’t stomach the truth, adults believed. Children had to be protected from the harsh realities of the world."
- Orson Scott Card, Earth Afire