Food Quotes

Zenna schaffe - give a man a fish and he has food for a day;...
There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) act 1

Cathy guisewite - mothers, food, love, and career, the four major...
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
What is food to one, is to others bitter poison.
Lucretius, De Rerum Natura
Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.
Finley Peter Dunne

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
Potatoes are to food what sensible shoes are to fashion.
Linda Wells
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
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
In the cage there is food, not much, but there is food - Outside are only great stretches of freedom.
Nicanor Parra
Sheila graham - food is the most primitive form of comfort....
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
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
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
Thought: why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only for food: frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen, Without Feathers
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
The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food.
Assyrian Prove
Good food ends with good talk.
Geoffrey Neighor, Northern Exposure, Duets, 1993
Conversation is the enemy of good wine and food.
Alfred Hitchcock
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
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
James Beard, O Magazine, November 2003
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
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - But not without poetry.
Charles Baudelaire
To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse.
Barbara Tuchman
Thought Why does man kill He kills for food. And not only food frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it.
Katharine Whitehorn
A nuclear power plant is infinently safer than eating, because 300 people choke to death on food every year.
Dixie Lee Ray
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
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates
The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.
Peter De Vries
Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
Fran Lebowitz
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
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - - But not without poetry.
Charles Baudelaire
I am not a glutton - I am an explorer of food.
Erma Bombeck
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
Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Clive Lewis