Food quotes and quotations
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
Good food ends with good talk.
Man is what he eats.
There ain't no such thing as wrong food.
Health food makes me sick.
I went into a McDonald's yesterday and said, 'I'd like some fries.' The girl at the counter said, 'Would you like some fries with that?'
If hunger makes you irritable, better eat and be pleasant.
Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch.
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.
My favorite animal is steak.
Food is the most primitive form of comfort.
Fish is the only food that is considered spoiled once it smells like what it is.
P. J. O'Rourke
Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
G. K. Chesterton
You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients.
The art of dining well is no slight art, the pleasure not a slight pleasure.
Michel de Montaigne
He who comes first, eats first. [Familiar as: First come first served.]
Eike von Repkow
Never eat more than you can lift.
I no longer prepare food or drink with more than one ingredient.
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien
A dinner lubricates business.
Lord William Stowell
Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.
Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
Water is the most neglected nutrient in your diet but one of the most vital.
We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are.
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
M. F. K. Fisher
Preach not to others what they should eat, but eat as becomes you, and be silent.
Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
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.
I like rice. Rice is great if you're hungry and want 2000 of something.
Make hunger thy sauce, as a medicine for health.
At my age the bones are water in the morning until food is given them.
Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.
Alice May Brock
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks.
Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
George Bernard Shaw
My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.
At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.
W. Somerset Maugham
Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans.
Bear in mind that you should conduct yourself in life as at a feast.
The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.
He hath eaten me out of house and home.
What is food to one, is to others bitter poison.
It's important to begin a search on a full stomach.