Food Quotes

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Every civilization revolves around food. Apart from the fact that food is necessary for survival, eating draws people together to share their lives and tales.

Food brings people together all across the world, from meeting around campfires to formal meals. Food is frequently the finest and quickest method to learn about another culture.

So take a snack and enjoy today’s food quotations from famous chefs, cooks, and diners.

120+ Food Quotes As Civilization Revolves Around Food

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.___Virgina Woolfe

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.___Virgina Woolfe

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.― Charles M. Schulz


There is no love sincerer than the love of food.___George Bernard Shaw


Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving, and identity.__Jonathan Sofran Foer

Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving, and identity.__Jonathan Sofran Foer

You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food. – Paul Prudhomme


If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.― J.R.R. Tolkien


Food is our common ground, a universal experience.___James Beard

Food is our common ground, a universal experience.___James Beard

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.― Virginia Woolf


Food may be essential as fuel for the body, but good food is fuel for the soul.___Malcom Forbes


Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.___Hippocrates

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.___Hippocrates

I love you like a fat kid loves cake!― Scott Adams


Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.___Alan D. Wolfet

Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.___Alan D. Wolfet

Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness. – Auguste Escoffier


If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.___J.R.R. Tolkien

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.___J.R.R. Tolkien

Quotes about Food

You can’t just eat good food. You’ve got to talk about it too. And you’ve got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food.___Kurt Vonnegut


Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart.― Erma Bombeck

Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the 'Titanic' who waved off the dessert cart.― Erma Bombeck

Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.― Orson Welles


Large, naked, raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who live in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter.___Fran Lebowitz


Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.___Dorothy Day

Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.___Dorothy Day

Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It’s a grain. It’s like, like, grits, but with high self-esteem.― James Patterson


Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.___Ludwig van Beethoven


Laughter is brightest in the place where food is.___Irish Proverb

Laughter is brightest in the place where food is.___Irish Proverb

I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.― W.C. Fields


A party without cake is just a meeting.___Julia Child


A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement.― Jess C Scott

A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement.― Jess C Scott

Food for us comes from our relatives, whether they have wings or fins or roots. That is how we consider food. Food has a culture. It has a history. It has a story. It has relationships.__Winona LaDuke


Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.___Sofia Loren

Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.___Sofia Loren

Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate. – Allen D. Wolfelt


Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice.― Mary Berry


Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn’t illegal.___Voltaire


If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.___Mother Teresa

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.___Mother Teresa

Probably one of the most private things in the world is an egg before it is broken.― M.F.K. Fisher


If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant?___Martin Scorcese


Food is the moral right of all who are born into this world.___Norman Borlaug


Food is the most primitive form of comfort.__Sheila Graham


The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.___E.M. Forster

The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.___E.M. Forster

If music be the food of love, play on. – William Shakespeare


Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don’t forget food. You can go a week without laughing.― Joss Whedon


There has never been a sadness that can’t be cured by breakfast food.___Ron Swanson

There has never been a sadness that can’t be cured by breakfast food.___Ron Swanson

The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful medicine or the slowest form of poison.___Ann Wigmore


You are what you eat eats.― Michael Pollan


I get way too much happiness from good food. – Elizabeth Olsen


To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste.___Heston Blumenthal

To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste.___Heston Blumenthal

I realized very early the power of food to evoke memory, to bring people together, to transport you to other places, and I wanted to be a part of that.___José Andrés Puerta


Well, food’s always the way to anybody’s heart, I think, guy or girl.___Josh Hutcherson


Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.___Jo Brand

Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.___Jo Brand

Sometimes you have to move paste things, and the best way to do that is by sharinng your life with people over food.___Andrew Zimmern, The Zimmern List


My weaknesses have always been food and men – in that order.___Dolly Parton


What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.― A.A. Milne

What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.― A.A. Milne

Eating good food is my favorite thing in the world. Nothing is more blissful.___Justine Larbalestier


The gift of food to the hungry is the noblest of all gifts.___Sathya Salbaba


Life is a combination of magic and pasta.___Federico Fellini

Life is a combination of magic and pasta.___Federico Fellini

The way you make an omelet reveals your character.___Anthony Bourdain


I’ve long believed that good food, good eating, is all about risk. Whether we’re talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime associates, food, for me, has always been an adventure.___Anthony Bourdain


Winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin paired with a roast chicken.___Alex Guarnaschelli

Winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin paired with a roast chicken.___Alex Guarnaschelli

Stop being a vegan and start enjoying what you eat.___Jamie Oliver


The kitchen is a sacred space. – Marc Forgione


Food is music to the body, music is food to the heart .__Gregory David Roberts


Food delights us, food unites us, food embodies the soil, the sea and the weather, the farmer’s sweat and the fisherman’s toil.__Don George


Food is strength, and food is peace, and food is freedom, and food is a helping hand to people around the world whose good will and friendship we want.___John F. Kennedy


Quotes From Chefs

Food should be fun.– Thomas Keller

Food should be fun.– Thomas Keller

Food brings people together on many different levels. It’s nourishment of the soul and body; it’s truly love.___Giada De Laurentiis


Food can be very transformational, and it can be more than just about a dish. That’s what happened to me when I first went to France. I fell in love. And if you fall in love, well, then everything is easy.____Alice Waters


A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring the soul to the recipe.___Thomas Keller


Never be a food snob. Learn from everyone you meet: the fish guy at your market, the lady at the local diner, farmers, cheese makers. Ask questions, try everything and eat up!___Rachael Ray


Good food and a warm kitchen is what makes a house a home.___Rachael Ray


It’s a food of love thing, baby.___Emeril Lagasse


About Eating

Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.___Oscar Wilde


One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.___Luciano Pavarotti


If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat… The people who give you their food give you their heart.___Caesar Chavez


The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.___Maya Angelou


We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.___Anna Thomas


Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct.___Dennis Leary


A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.___Lord Byron


To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.– Fancois de la Rouchefoucald


If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.___Leigh Hunt


Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.___Adelle Davis


All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.___John Gunther

About Cooking

The belly rules the mind.– Spanish Proverb


He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.__Jonathan Swift


First we eat, then we do everything else.___M.F.K. Fisher


The secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.___Mark Twain


The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.__John Walters


Human beings do not eat nutrients, they eat food.___Mary Catherine Bateson


So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.___Franz Kafka


The most indespensible ingredient of all good home cooking: love for those you are cooking for.___Sofia Loren


There are two activities in life in which we can lovingly and carefully put something inside of someone we love. Cooking is the one we can do three times a day for the rest of our lives, without pills. In both activities, practice makes perfect.___Mario Batali


In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.___Julia Child


Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy.___Mary Berry


Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors – it’s how you combine them that sets you apart.__Wolfgang Puck


Cooking is like love, it should be entered into with abandon, or not at all.___Harriet Vorne Horne


Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.___Guy Fieri


Food was a labor of love you felt by cooking it and eating it.___George Tillman, Jr.


I’m a home cook and love to read about food, but I’m not trained as a chef. I’m just really into cooking and passionate about it.___Ted Allen


Cooking is an expression that crosses boundaries. – Ranveer Brar


I watch cooking change the cook, just as it transforms the food.___Laura Esquivel


I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.__W.C. Fields


I prefer cooking to baking. Baking, to me, is very precise, and it’s about perfection.___Ree Drummond


Cooking done with care is an act of love. – Craig Claiborne


Cooking requires confident guesswork and improvisation—experimentation and substitution, dealing with failure and uncertainty in a creative way.___Paul Theroux


Cooking demands attention, patience, and above all, a respect for the gifts of the earth. It is a form of worship, a way of giving thanks.__Judith B. Jones


Humorous Food Quotes

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.___Charles Schulz


Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.___Mark Twain


I’m pretty sure that eating chocolate keeps wrinkles away because I have never seen a 10 year old with a Hershey bar and crows feet.___Amy Neftzger


You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.__Yogi Berra


After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives.__Oscar Wilde


Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.__Jim Davis


Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.___Orson Welles


The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.___Julia Child


Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. – Ernestine Ulmer


Life is too short for self-hatred and celery sticks.___Marilyn Wann


My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.___Orson Welles


Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart.___Erma Bombeck


A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand. – Barbara Johnson


Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.___W.C. Fields


I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food.___Erma Bombeck


The Food and Drug Administration announced today that while one ounce of Special K with four ounces of milk is a good dietary source of protein, one ounce of Special K with five ounces of milk is deadly poison.____Norm Macdonald


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