Food Quotes

Katharine whitehorn - a food is not necessarily essential just because...
Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
Cathy Guisewite

J. martin kohe - yes, we are all different. different customs,...
To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse.
Barbara Tuchman
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
Health food makes me sick.
Calvin Trillin

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
What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.
Lucretius
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
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
Luigi barzini - public and private food in america has become...
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
The murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums.
Peter De Vries
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
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
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates
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
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
Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.
Quintilian
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
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
When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food.
Desiderius Erasmus
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
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
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
James Beard, O Magazine, November 2003
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
God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
J. G. Holland
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
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 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
I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
Michael Palin
Thought Why does man kill He kills for food. And not only food frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen
Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Clive Lewis
Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.
Finley Peter Dunne
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded: dead.
Woody Allen
A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Margaret Fulle
Mothers, food, love, and career, the four major guilt groups.
Cathy Guisewite