Food Quotes

Marcus tullius cicero - cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food...
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

Margaret fulle - a house is no home unless it contains food and...
Thought: why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only for food: frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen, Without Feathers
Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
Fran Lebowitz
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates

What is food to one, is to others bitter poison.
Lucretius, De Rerum Natura
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 will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded: dead.
Woody Allen
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
W. H. Auden
Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Clive Lewis
Zenna schaffe - give a man a fish and he has food for a day;...
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
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
Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.
Quintilian
If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny.
Thomas Jefferson
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
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
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
The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food.
Assyrian Prove
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
I like neither new clothes nor new kinds of food.
Albert Einstein
Mothers, food, love, and career, the four major guilt groups.
Cathy Guisewite
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
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".
In the cage there is food, not much, but there is food - Outside are only great stretches of freedom.
Nicanor Parra
When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food.
Desiderius Erasmus
Potatoes are to food what sensible shoes are to fashion.
Linda Wells
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
Mark Twain
Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
Cathy Guisewite
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
Conversation is food for the soul.
Mexican Prove
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick - - Not wounded - - Dead.
Woody Allen
God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
J. G. Holland
Food is the most primitive form of comfort.
Sheila Graham
When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.
Dom Helder Camara
A day out - Of - Doors, someone I loved to talk with, a good book and some simple food and music - - That would be rest.
Roosevelt, Eleano
From the oyster to the eagle, from the swine to the tiger, all animals are to be found in men and each of them exists in some man, sometimes several at the time. Animals are nothing but the portrayal of our virtues and vices made manifest to our eyes, the visible reflections of our souls. God displays them to us to give us food for thought.
Victor Hugo
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it.
Katharine Whitehorn
Health food makes me sick.
Calvin Trillin