Food Quotes

Sheila graham - food is the most primitive form of comfort....
At my age the bones are water in the morning until food is given them.
Pearl Buck

Michael palin - i am not a great cook, i am not a great artist,...
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded: dead.
Woody Allen
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - But not without poetry.
Charles Baudelaire
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
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - - But not without poetry.
Charles Baudelaire
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
Conversation is the enemy of good wine and food.
Alfred Hitchcock
George bernard shaw, man and superman (1903) act 1 - there is no love sincerer than the love of food....
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
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
When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food.
Desiderius Erasmus
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
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien
A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Margaret Fulle
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
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
In the cage there is food, not much, but there is food - Outside are only great stretches of freedom.
Nicanor Parra
Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.
Quintilian
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
Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
W. C. Fields
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".
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 rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food.
Assyrian Prove
God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
J. G. Holland
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
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
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
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
Mark Twain
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
Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Clive Lewis
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
Thought Why does man kill He kills for food. And not only food frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen
Potatoes are to food what sensible shoes are to fashion.
Linda Wells
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