Food Quotes

Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates
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

Geoffrey neighor, northern exposure, duets, 1993 - good food ends with good talk....
Woody allen - thought: why does man kill? he kills for food....
When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food.
Desiderius Erasmus
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it.
Katharine Whitehorn

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
Food is the most primitive form of comfort.
Sheila Graham
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
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
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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
I no longer prepare food or drink with more than one ingredient.
Cyra McFadden
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
Conversation is the enemy of good wine and food.
Alfred Hitchcock
Victor hugo - from the oyster to the eagle, from the swine to...
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
Health food makes me sick.
Calvin Trillin
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
Mark Twain
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
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
To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse.
Barbara Tuchman
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien
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
The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.
Peter De Vries
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
I like neither new clothes nor new kinds of food.
Albert Einstein
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
Mothers, food, love, and career, the four major guilt groups.
Cathy Guisewite
What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.
Lucretius
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