Food Quotes

Mark twain - part of the secret of success in life is to eat...
The poor on the borderline of starvation live purposeful lives. To be engaged in a desperate struggle for food and shelter is to be wholly free from a sense of futility.
Eric Hoffer, "The True Believer", 1951

Johnny carson, people magazine special issue - i knew a man who gave up smoking, drinking, and...
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
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
There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) act 1

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
Thought Why does man kill He kills for food. And not only food frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen
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
Mothers, food, love, and career, the four major guilt groups.
Cathy Guisewite
Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.
Quintilian
Socrates - children today are tyrants. they contradict their...
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
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
James Beard, O Magazine, November 2003
To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse.
Barbara Tuchman
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
In the cage there is food, not much, but there is food - Outside are only great stretches of freedom.
Nicanor Parra
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
Health food makes me sick.
Calvin Trillin
Words do two major things They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Jim Rohn
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - But not without poetry.
Charles Baudelaire
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
The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.
Peter De Vries
Thought: why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only for food: frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen, Without Feathers
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick - - Not wounded - - Dead.
Woody Allen
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien
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
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
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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".
Food is the most primitive form of comfort.
Sheila Graham
God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
J. G. Holland
I no longer prepare food or drink with more than one ingredient.
Cyra McFadden
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
M. F. K. Fisher, O Magazine, November 2003
Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
Fran Lebowitz
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
A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Margaret Fulle
His house was perfect, whether you liked food, or sleep, or work, or story - Telling, or singing, or just sitting and thinking, best, or a pleasant mixture of them all.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
Conversation is the enemy of good wine and food.
Alfred Hitchcock