Food Quotes

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.
Adelle Davis

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

Toots Shore’s restaurant is so crowded nobody goes there anymore.
Yogi Berra

Food without wine is a corpse; wine without food is a ghost; united and well mitched they are as body and soul, living partners.
Andre Simon

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?
Jay Leno

Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
Harriet Van Horne

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

Fish, to taste right, must swim three times – in water, in butter and in wine.
Polish proverb

A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.
James Beard

It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate – you know someone’s fingers have been all over it.
Julia Child

Heart disease has changed my eating habits, but I still cook bacon for the smell.
George Carlin

So hungry I could eat a horse.

I don’t even butter my bread; I consider that cooking.
Katherine Cebrian

God sends meat, and the Devil sends cooks.
John Taylo

Food, one assumes, provides nourishment; but Americans eat it fully aware that small amounts of poison have been added to improve its appearance and delay its putrefaction.
John Cage

Always start out with a larger pot than what you think you need.
Julia Child

If you’re happy, you eat. If you’re sad, you eat. You lose a job, you eat. You get a job, you eat. It’s, you know, it’s addiction.
Barbara Cook

If people take the trouble to cook, you should take the trouble to eat.
Robert Morley

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

Dieting: A system of starving yourself to death so you can live a little longer.
Jan Murray

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

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

If you live on donuts, rest assured you will not do well.

I got food poisoning today.  I don’t know when I’ll use it
Steven Wright

Hunger: One of the few cravings that cannot be appeased with another solution.
Irwin Van Grove

Empty wine bottles have a bad opinion of women.
Ambrose Bierce

When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste.
Laiko Bahrs

Nothing helps scenery like bacon and eggs.
Mark Twain

Health food makes me sick.
Calvin Trillin

How can you eat anything with eyes?
Will Kellogg

It was a brave man that ate the first oyster.

Practice safe eating – always use condiments.

On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners.

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

I do not like broccoli. And I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. I am President of the United States, and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli.
George Bush

No soldier can fight properly unless he is properly fed on beef and beer.
Duke of Marlborough

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

I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation.
Madam Benoit

I like my coffee like I like my women. In a plastic cup.
Eddie Izzard

We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.
Epicurus, ancient Greek philosopher

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