Food Quotes

Thomas jefferson - if people let government decide what foods they...
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
James Beard, O Magazine, November 2003

Greenville county (s. c.) department of social services, the world almanac and book of facts, 1993 - your food stamps will be stopped effective march,...
For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? Verily, when good is hungry is seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
Potatoes are to food what sensible shoes are to fashion.
Linda Wells
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

I am not a glutton - I am an explorer of food.
Erma Bombeck
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
Henry David Thoreau, "Walden, " the Conclusion
Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.
Quintilian
But I have always liked bird dogs better than kennel - Fed dogs myself - - You know, one that will get out and hunt for food rather than sit on his fanny and yell.
Charles E. Wilson
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
Nicanor parra - in the cage there is food, not much, but there is...
Thought Why does man kill He kills for food. And not only food frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen
I knew a man who gave up smoking, drinking, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.
Johnny Carson, people magazine special issue
Health food makes me sick.
Calvin Trillin
Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
Cathy Guisewite
Words do two major things They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Jim Rohn
When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food.
Desiderius Erasmus
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it.
Katharine Whitehorn
Conversation is food for the soul.
Mexican Prove
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
The murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums.
Peter De Vries
Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.
Finley Peter Dunne
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
There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage.
J. W. Alexande
Yes, we are all different. Different customs, different foods, different mannerisms, different languages, but not so different that we cannot get along with one another. If we will disagree without being disagreeable.
J. Martin Kohe
The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.
Peter De Vries
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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
Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Clive Lewis
Good food ends with good talk.
Geoffrey Neighor, Northern Exposure, Duets, 1993
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
I like neither new clothes nor new kinds of food.
Albert Einstein
A nuclear power plant is infinently safer than eating, because 300 people choke to death on food every year.
Dixie Lee Ray
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".
A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Margaret Fulle
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
Mark Twain
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - - But not without poetry.
Charles Baudelaire
To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse.
Barbara Tuchman
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