80 Quotes About Food

Quotes About Food

1. I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead. – Oscar Wilde

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

3. It’s difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn’t available. – Ronald Reagan

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

5. Beware the hobby that eats. – Benjamin Franklin

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

7. Animals are my friends… and I don’t eat my friends. – George Bernard Shaw

8. A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. – Leo Tolstoy

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

10. Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive. – George Bernard Shaw

11. I won’t eat anything green. – Kurt Cobain

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

13. Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults. – Mitch Hedberg

14. Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water. – W. C. Fields

15. Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It’s too controversial. – Erma Bombeck

16. 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

17. Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them. – Sai Baba

18. Never order food in excess of your body weight. – Erma Bombeck

19. I don’t like food that’s too carefully arranged it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I’d buy a painting. – Andy Rooney

20. Vegetarians are cool. All I eat are vegetarians – except for the occasional mountain lion steak. – Ted Nugent

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

22. Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

24. We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun. – George Orwell

25. Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage. – Woody Allen

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

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

28. One should eat to live, not live to eat. – Moliere

29. I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead. – Woody Allen

30. I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning. – John Barrymore

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

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

33. 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

34. 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

35. If you’re going to America, bring your own food. – Fran Lebowitz

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

37. Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us. – Peter De Vries

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

39. 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

40. When I was trying to impress Kate I was trying to cook these amazing fancy dinners and what would happen was I would burn something, something would overspill, something would catch on fire and she would be sitting in the background trying to help, and basically taking control of the whole situation, so I was quite glad she was there at the time. – Prince William

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

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

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

44. My idea of fast food is a mallard. – Ted Nugent

45. The most dangerous food is wedding cake. – James Thurber

46. Sandwiches are wonderful. You don’t need a spoon or a plate! – Paul Lynde

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

48. Is Elizabeth Taylor fat? Her favorite food is seconds. – Joan Rivers

49. Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing to the eye and even more flavorful than before. – Marilyn vos Savant

50. I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don’t overeat. – Tyra Banks

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

52. I love all kinds of bread. Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips. – Tyra Banks

53. My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better at night if I can improve an individual’s knowledge about food and wine, and do it on a daily basis. – Emeril Lagasse

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

55. It’s easy for Americans to forget that the food they eat doesn’t magically appear on a supermarket shelf. – Christopher Dodd

56. Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go. – Truman Capote

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

58. If food were free, why work? – Douglas Horton

59. An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed. – A. J. Liebling

60. I said to my friends that if I was going to starve, I might as well starve where the food is good. – Virgil Thomson

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

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

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

64. LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites. – Henry Fielding

65. I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook. – Robert Mondavi

66. I eat a variety of foods like vegetables, fruit and beef for protein and iron. – Sasha Cohen

67. Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved, nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply. – Norman Borlaug

68. The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food. – Cyril Connolly

69. Food should be fun. – Thomas Keller

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

71. Get people back into the kitchen and combat the trend toward processed food and fast food. – Andrew Weil

72. We would load up the yellow Cutlass Supreme station wagon and pick blackberries during blackberry season or spring onions during spring onion season. For us, food was part of the fabric of our day. – Mario Batali

73. In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are the two most interesting food towns. In New Orleans, they don’t have a bad deli. There’s no mediocrity accepted. – Mario Batali

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

75. I never eat in a restaurant that’s over a hundred feet off the ground and won’t stand still. – Calvin Trillin

76. Human beings do not eat nutrients, they eat food. – Mary Catherine Bateson

77. Food simply isn’t important to me. – Alice Paul

78. Our minds are like our stomaches they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite. – Quintilian

79. I can make dressing – or stuffing. Y’all call it stuffing up here, we call it dressing down there. It’s really good dressing. That family recipe was passed on, and I love to make that. – Edie Brickell

80. I always say centered food equals centered behavior. – Marilu Henner

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