Food Quotes

Albert einstein - i like neither new clothes nor new kinds of food....
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

W. c. fields - once, during prohibition, i was forced to live...
Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
Cathy Guisewite
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - - But not without poetry.
Charles Baudelaire

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Thought: Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen
Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
Fran Lebowitz
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
To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse.
Barbara Tuchman
Nikola tesla - i do not think there is any thrill that can go...
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates
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
The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.
Peter De Vries
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
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
Mark Twain
Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Clive Lewis
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
Potatoes are to food what sensible shoes are to fashion.
Linda Wells
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
There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) act 1
Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.
Finley Peter Dunne
Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.
Quintilian
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
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it.
Katharine Whitehorn
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
James Beard, O Magazine, November 2003
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
Conversation is food for the soul.
Mexican Prove
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
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
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
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
I am not a glutton - I am an explorer of food.
Erma Bombeck
Food is the most primitive form of comfort.
Sheila Graham
Health food makes me sick.
Calvin Trillin
Conversation is the enemy of good wine and food.
Alfred Hitchcock
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
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
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