Food quotes

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

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

I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead.
Oscar Wilde

I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.
Benjamin Franklin

Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.
– Audrey Hepburn

I always encourage people to get out there, travel the world, see new things, experience new people, experience new food, experience new culture. What happens is that helps you to grow and be your best self.
– Karamo Brown

After a natural disaster, safe drinking water is a priority. Humans can live longer without food than water, so communication about clean water is essential to help avoid the risk of cholera, dysentery, malnutrition, famine, and death.
– Tae Yoo

Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed… I think food is, actually, very beautiful in itself.
– Delia Smith

Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are God. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are God.
Christopher Hitchens

We are delightfully trapped by our memories. I can’t drink a bottle of Chateauneuf-du-Pape Vieux Telegraphe without revisiting a hotel bistro in Luzerne, Switzerland, where I ate a large bowl of a peppery Basque baby goat stew. A sip and a bite. A bite and sip. Goose bumps come with the divine conjunction of food and wine.
– Jim Harrison

If you have good food, people will come to your restaurant.
– Mickey Gilley

It was interesting to think that the very first liquid ever poured on the Moon, and the first food eaten there, were communion elements.
Buzz Aldrin

Nobody in Singapore drinks Singapore Slings. It’s one of the first things you find out there. What you do in Singapore is eat. It’s a really food-crazy culture, where all of this great food is available in a kind of hawker-stand environment.
– Anthony Bourdain

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

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
– Doug Larson

The equal right of all citizens to health, education, work, food, security, culture, science, and wellbeing – that is, the same rights we proclaimed when we began our struggle, in addition to those which emerge from our dreams of justice and equality for all inhabitants of our world – is what I wish for all.
Fidel Castro

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
– Luther Burbank

I’m just someone who likes cooking and for whom sharing food is a form of expression.
Maya Angelou

The Horny Toad in Cave Creek has great food. When I’m in Arizona, I have at least one meal there. I have a daughter who lives out there, and Dee Dee Wood, who was the choreographer on ‘Mary Poppins,’ lives out there. I still get out there once in a while, but not in the summer.
– Dick Van Dyke

Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.
– Irina Shayk

I love food. I’m a big food person. I’m really passionate about eating good food all the time.
– Dreama Walker

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

When a man’s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
– Euripides

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Aesop

Food makes travel so exceptional, because you get to taste what it’s actually supposed to taste like. To eat the real Pad Thai or finally have a proper curry is something pretty amazing.
– Meghan Markle

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
– Hippocrates

My feeling is that labels are for canned food… I am what I am – and I know what I am.
– Michael Stipe

Wine is bottled poetry.
– Robert Louis Stevenson

Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.
– Bethenny Frankel

Food is everything we are. It’s an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It’s inseparable from those from the get-go.
– Anthony Bourdain

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

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

You can tell alot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans.
Ronald Reagan

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

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

It’s okay to eat fish because they don’t have any feelings.
Kurt Cobain

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

There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
– Chris Rock

Hey, I used to eat at McDonald’s: I liked the taste of the food, especially the French fries.
– Eric Schlosser

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

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

I am a sucker for those old traditional places, and Rome is as good as it gets, particularly when you throw in Italian food.
Roger Federer

There’s nothing more romantic than Italian food.
– Elisha Cuthbert

And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
Plato

My favorite food from my homeland is Guinness. My second choice in Guinness. My third choice – would have to be Guinness.
– Peter O’Toole

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

You entertain people who are satisfied. Hungry people can’t be entertained – or people who are afraid. You can’t entertain a man who has no food.
Bob Marley

Who doesn’t like to get dressed up and eat good food?
– Victoria Arlen

A waffle is like a pancake with a syrup trap.
– Mitch Hedberg