Food Quotes

“A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.” – Aesop

“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” – John Gunther

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” – Charles M. Shulz

“Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.” –Jo Brand

“Anyone who’s a chef, who loves food, ultimately knows that all that matters is: ‘Is it good? Does it give pleasure?’” – Anthony Bourdain

“A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.” – Thomas Keller

“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” – Orson Welles

“A waffle is like a pancake with a syrup trap.” – Mitch Hedberg

“Eating good food is my favourite thing in the world. Nothing is more blissful.” – Justine Larbalestier

“Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale. – Elsa Schiaparelli

“Eating is so intimate. It’s very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you’re inviting a person into your life.” – Maya Angelou

“Food brings people together on many different levels. It’s nourishment of the soul and body; it’s truly love.” – Giada De Laurentiis

“Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.” – Dorothy Day

“Food, in the end, in our own tradition, is something holy. It’s not about nutrients and calories. It’s about sharing. It’s about honesty. It’s about identity.” – Louise Fresco

“Food is an important part of a balanced diet.” – Fran Lebowitz

“Food is art, and food is love. And we should show love and appreciation for those who cook it by eating it with relish.” – Mark Bittman

“Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” – James Beard

“Food is really and truly the most effective medicine.” – Joel Fuhrman

“Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” – Alan D. Wolfelt

“Food is your body’s fuel. Without fuel, your body wants to shut down.” – Ken Hill

“Food should be fun.” – Thomas Keller

“He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.” – Jonathan Swift

“I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food.” – Erma Bombeck

“I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.” – W.C. Fields

“I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.” – Erma Bombeck

“I could talk food all day. I love good food.” – Tom Brady

“If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat? – John Cleese

“I like food. I like eating. And I don’t want to deprive myself of good food.” – Michelle Gellar

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” – Mother Teresa

“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.” – Cesar Chavez

“I haven’t eaten at a McDonald’s since I became President.” – William J. Clinton

“I know once people get connected to real food, they never change back.” – Alice Waters

“I love you like a fat kid loves cake.” – Scott Adams

“In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.” – Julia Child

“Instead of going out to dinner, buy good food. Cooking at home shows such affection. In a bad economy, it’s more important to make yourself feel good.” – Ina Garten

“It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.” – Lewis Grizzard

“It’s okay to eat fish because they don’t have any feelings.” – Kurt Cobain

“Laughter is brightest in the place where the food is.” – Irish Proverb

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates

“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” – Dough Larson

“Most of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Whether it was our mom’s homemade lasagna or a memorable chocolate birthday cake, food has a way of transporting us back to the past.” – Homaro Cantu

“My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.” – Orson Welles

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” – M.F.K. Fisher

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf

“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.” – Luciano Pavarotti

“One should eat to live, not live to eat.” – Moliere

“Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child

“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” – Ruth Reichl

“So long as you have food in your mouth you have solved all questions for the time being.” – Franz Kafka

“Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.” – Sophia Loren

“Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.” – Judith Viorst

“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

“The belly rules the mind.” – Spanish Proverb

“The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.” – Maya Angelou

“The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body.” – Pat Buchanan

“The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love, and death.” – E.M. Forster

“The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.” – John Walters

“There is no sincere love than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw

“The secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” – Mark Twain

“The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight.” – M.F.K Fisher

“Truly, love is delightful and pleasant food, supplying, as it does, rest to the weary, strength to the weak, and joy to the sorrowful. It in fact renders the yoke of truth easy and its burden light.” – Saint Bernard

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” – Jim Davis

“When a man’s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.” – Euripides

“Wine is bottled poetry.” – Robert Luis Stevenson

“You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six”.- Yogi Berra

“You can tell alot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans.” – Ronald Reagan

“You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” – Paul Prudhome

“You gotta shuck a lot of oysters to make a pearl necklace.” – Gary Estep

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