Food Quotes

Dom helder camara - when i give food to the poor, they call me a...
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

Katharine whitehorn - a food is not necessarily essential just because...
To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse.
Barbara Tuchman
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
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

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
Potatoes are to food what sensible shoes are to fashion.
Linda Wells
Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Clive Lewis
What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.
Lucretius
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
Charles e. wilson - but i have always liked bird dogs better than...
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".
Health food makes me sick.
Calvin Trillin
Thought Why does man kill He kills for food. And not only food frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen
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
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
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 no longer prepare food or drink with more than one ingredient.
Cyra McFadden
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
Conversation is the enemy of good wine and food.
Alfred Hitchcock
When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food.
Desiderius Erasmus
A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Margaret Fulle
The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.
Peter De Vries
At my age the bones are water in the morning until food is given them.
Pearl Buck
Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
Cathy Guisewite
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - But not without poetry.
Charles Baudelaire
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
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
God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
J. G. Holland
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
James Beard, O Magazine, November 2003
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
Mark Twain
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
Food is the most primitive form of comfort.
Sheila Graham
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - - But not without poetry.
Charles Baudelaire
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
What is food to one, is to others bitter poison.
Lucretius, De Rerum Natura