Food Quotes

You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.-Paul Prudhomme

 

 

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

 

 

Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.-Dorothy Day

 

 

 

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

 

 

Food is our common ground, a universal experience.-James Beard

 

 

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

 

 

 

The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating.-John Walters

 

 

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.-Doug Larson

 

 

There is no sincerer love than the love of food.-George Bernard Shaw

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

There’s no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.-Kevin James

 

 

Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.-Sandra Lee

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants. – A. Whitney Brown

 

 

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

 

 

 

One should eat to live, not live to eat.-Moliere

 

 

Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.-Ludwig van Beethoven

 

 

So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.-Franz Kafka

 

 

 

Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.-M. F. K. Fisher

 

 

Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.-Jo Brand

 

 

I like food. I like eating. And I don’t want to deprive myself of good food.-Sarah Michelle Gellar

 

 

 

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

 

 

Every meal should end with something sweet. Maybe it’s jelly on toast at breakfast, or a small piece of chocolate at dinner – but it always helps my brain bring a close to the meal.-Irvine

 

 

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

 

 

 

Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct.-Denis Leary

 

 

The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.-Calvin Trillin

 

 

Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.-Jonathan Swift

 

 

If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant?-Martin Scorsese

 

 

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.-Samuel Butler

 

 

My weaknesses have always been food and men – in that order.-Dolly Parton

 

 

I tried to bake a cake for my mother’s birthday – it took me four hours. It was terrible, and I cried for three days.-Rachael Ray

 

 

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

 

 

Wine is bottled poetry.-Robert Louis Stevenson

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

I like to say, ‘Chop suey’s the biggest culinary joke that one culture has ever played on another,’ because chop suey, if you translate into Chinese, means ‘tsap sui,’ which, if you translate back, means ‘odds and ends.’-Jennifer Lee

 

 

My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner, especially spicy food.-David Byrne

 

 

Food should be fun.-Thomas Keller

 

 

 

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

 

 

Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.-M. F. K. Fisher

 

 

I’m not an amazing cook. But I can follow a recipe!-Rachel McAdams

 

 

The most dangerous food is wedding cake.-James Thurber

 

 

I like to use ‘I Can’t Believe it’s Not Butter’ on my toast in the morning, because sometimes when I eat breakfast, I like to be incredulous. How was breakfast? Unbelievable.-Demetri Martin

 

 

When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure, when I really enjoy my life. – Monica Bellucci

 

 

 

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

 

 

What I’ve enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn – I love it!-Jamie Oliver

 

 

I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.-Erma Bombeck

 

 

Stop being a vegan and start enjoying what you eat.-Jamie Oliver

 

 

Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.-Robert Redford

 

 

More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.-John Kenneth Galbraith

 

 

I still eat a burger at a counter with ketchup dripping down my face.-Scarlett Johansson

 

 

You learn to cook so that you don’t have to be a slave to recipes. You get what’s in season and you know what to do with it.-Julia Child

 

 

Too many people just eat to consume calories. Try dining for a change.-John Walters

 

 

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

 

I think steak is the ultimate comfort food, and if you’re going out for one, that isn’t the time to scrimp on calories or quality.-Tom Colicchio

 

 

If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts.-W. Somerset Maugham

 

 

Understand, when you eat meat, that something did die. You have an obligation to value it – not just the sirloin but also all those wonderful tough little bits.-Anthony Bourdain

 

 

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