Food Quotes

Woody allen - thought: why does man kill? he kills for food....
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick - - Not wounded - - Dead.
Woody Allen

Marcus tullius cicero - cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food...
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
God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
J. G. Holland
A nuclear power plant is infinently safer than eating, because 300 people choke to death on food every year.
Dixie Lee Ray

I am not a glutton - I am an explorer of food.
Erma Bombeck
A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.
Margaret Mead
Sham Harga had run a succesful eatery for many years by always smiling, never extending credit, and realizing that most of his customers wanted meals properly balanced between the four food groups: sugar, starch, grease and burnt crunchy bits.
Terry Pratchett, Men at Arms
There is nothing like good food, good wine, and a bad girl.
Fortune cookie
Your food stamps will be stopped effective March, 1992, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances.
Greenville County (S. C.) Department of Social Services, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993
Jim rohn - words do two major things they provide food for...
To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse.
Barbara Tuchman
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - - But not without poetry.
Charles Baudelaire
Health food makes me sick.
Calvin Trillin
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it.
Katharine Whitehorn
What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.
Lucretius
Food is the most primitive form of comfort.
Sheila Graham
Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
Cathy Guisewite
It would be nice if the Food and Drug Administration stopped issuing warnings about toxic substances and just gave me the names of one or two things still safe to eat.
Robert Martin Fuoss
The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.
Peter De Vries
Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.
W. C. Fields
I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
Michael Palin
Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him of the entire weekend.
Zenna Schaffe
Potatoes are to food what sensible shoes are to fashion.
Linda Wells
Public and private food in America has become eatable, here and there extremely good. Only the fried potatoes go unchanged, as deadly as before.
Luigi Barzini
I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled, and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or a ragout.
Jonathan Swift, "A Modest Proposal".
There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) act 1
Mothers, food, love, and career, the four major guilt groups.
Cathy Guisewite
Conversation is food for the soul.
Mexican Prove
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Thought Why does man kill He kills for food. And not only food frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success.... Such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.
Nikola Tesla
When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food.
Desiderius Erasmus
Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life.
W. Somerset Maugham
Good food ends with good talk.
Geoffrey Neighor, Northern Exposure, Duets, 1993
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded: dead.
Woody Allen
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.
Hunter S. Thompson
Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.
Finley Peter Dunne
A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Margaret Fulle