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900 Most Famous Food Quotes Of All Time (2023)

1. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.


2. “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.“ — James Beard


3. I think about food literally all day every day. It’s a thing.


4. “The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love, and death.”


5. “My mama always said, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”


6. “In heaven, after antipasti, the first course will be pasta.”


7. Always crust your instincts.


8. “If we’re not meant to have midnight snacks, why is there a light in the fridge?” ― Unknown


9. “As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.”


10. “The oldest form of theater is the dinner table.” – Michael J. Fox


11. Part of the secret to success in life is to eat what you like.


12. Life is short. Eat more donuts.


13. Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.


14. “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” — Jim Davis


15. “We have friends in Italy who have these old stoves, and they turn out the most beautiful food. All you really need is time, the best ingredients, and love.”


16. “Cooking is about life. It gives us what we need to keep going, and it gives us something to share with other people.” – Joan Bauer


17. “Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” – Mark Twain


18. “Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.”


19. “Cooking is like love: it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” ― Harriet Van Horne


20. “If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant?”


21. “For me, the cooking life has been a long love affair, with moments both sublime and ridiculous.” – Anthony Bourdain


22. “Anyone who’s a chef, who loves food, ultimately knows that all that matters is: ‘Is it good? Does it give pleasure?’” - Anthony Bourdain


23. “Well, foods always the way to anybody’s heart, I think, guy or girl.”


24. “The shared meal elevates eating from a mechanical process of fueling the body to a ritual of family and community, from the mere animal biology to an act of culture.”


25. “Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes.


26. “ When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste.” ~Laiko Bahrs


27. “Bad food is made without pride, by cooks who have no pride, and no love. Bad food is made by chefs who are indifferent, or who are trying to be everything to everybody, who are trying to please everyone… Bad food is fake food… food that shows fear and lack of confidence in people’s ability to discern or to make decisions about their lives.”


28. Call me Kim Carbdashian.


29. “Good food gives you energy, and life is all about energy.” — Joe Wicks


30. ”No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” – Julia Child


31. “I could have killed you.”


32. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.” – Henry David Thoreau


33. “Age and glasses of wine should never be counte­d.”�­�Unkno­wn


34. Food shared is happiness multiplied.


35. “I am at the moment writing a lengthy indictment against our century. When my brain begins to reel from my literary labors, I make an occasional cheese dip.”


36. “If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… The people who give you their food give you their heart.”


37. “The ‘classic’ pig is inspired by northern Italy. It is made up of meat and fat, rosemary and garlic, salt and lots of black pepper.”


38. “Dessert is like a feel-good song and the best ones make you dance.” - Edward Lee


39. “Carbs are the answer. No matter the question.” ― Unknown


40. “If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.” -Cesar Chavez


41. Life is a combination of magic and pasta.


42. “Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life — and travel — leaves marks on you.” – Anthony Bourdain


43. “Calvin: Why are you crying mom? Mom: I’m cutting up an onion.­ Calvi­n: It must be hard to cook if ­you an­thrpomorphis­ize yo­ur vegetables.” ― Bill Watterson


44. “Good food is an experience and a pleasure that makes life richer.” – Authentic Food Quest


45. “Parla come magni,' It means, 'Speak the way you eat,' or in my personal translation: 'Say it like you eat it.' It's a reminder - when you're making a big deal out of explaining something, when you're searching for the right words - to keep your language as simple and direct as Roman rood. Don't make a big production out of it. Just lay it on the table.”


46. There’s no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.


47. “It takes forty muscles to frown, and only twelve to jam a cupcake in your mouth and get over it.” - Sarah Ockler


48. ” But when the time comes that a man has had his dinner, then the true man comes to the surface.” ~Mark Twainawesome food quotes


49. “No matter where I’ve been overseas, the food stinks, except in Italy.”


50. The secret of being a good actor is the love for food” - Yash Chopra.


51. “How would your life be different if...You were conscious about the food you ate, the people you surround yourself with, and the media you watch, listen to, or read? Let today be the day...You pay attention to what you feed your mind, your body, and your life. Create a nourishing environment conducive to your growth and well-being today.”


52. “The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight.” - M.F.K. Fisher


53. “Anybody who believes that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach flunked geography. ”


54. “Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter-faction, the vegans, are a persistent irritant to any chef worth a damn.


55. ” There is no sight on earth more appealing than the sight of a woman making dinner for someone she loves.” ~Thomas Wolfe


56. “If you're afraid of butter, use cream.”


57. “If we shake out all of the crumbs from all of the keyboards in the world, we can end world hunger.”― Matthew Dolkart


58. “Popcorn is one of the only situations in which you eat the result of an explosion.”


59. “Food is music to the body, music is food to the heart.” — Gregory David Roberts


60. “While Leo fussed over his helm controls, Hazel and Frank relayed the story of the fish-centaurs and their training camp.


61. Pilates? I thought you said pie and lattes!


62. “I love the simplicity, the ingredients, the culture, the history and the seasonality of Italian cuisine. In Italy people do not travel. They cook the way grandma did, using fresh ingredients and what is available in season.”


63. “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign” – Robert Louis Stevenson


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


65. “Boys,” Annabeth interrupted, “I’m sure you both would’ve been wonderful at killing each other. But right now, you need some rest.”


66. “I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.” —A. Whitney Brown


67. “Chefs are cooking blind, for strangers whose memories are unknown.” ― Bee Wilson


68. “Sometimes the only answer to death is lunch.”


69. “Separate pots of simmering French and Italian soup stocks­… Bo­wls of various Chinese sp­ice bl­ends… Trimmed and marinating lamb shanks, a common ingredie­nt in ­Turkish cooking… And the foundation of all Indian cuisin­e- toa­sting the starter spices!” ― Yuto Tsukuda


70. “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.”


71. “Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.”


72. “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives.”


73. “Great food is like great sex. The more you have the more you want.”


74. “An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.” ~Albert Einstein


75. “My love is pizza shaped. Won’t you have a slice? It’s circular, so there’s enough to go around.”


76. “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai


77. “I think food, culture, people and landscape are all absolutely inseparable.”


78. Eat, drink and live free. There’s no telling what might happen tomorrow.


79. “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.”


80. “I am not one to turn down macaroni and cheese, even late at night. I love Italian food. I love pasta.”


81. “Life is too short for self-hatred and celery sticks.” - Marilyn Wann


82. “The repetitive phases of cooking leave plenty of mental space for reflection, and as I chopped and minced and sliced I thought about the rhythms of cooking, one of which involves destroying the order of the things we bring from nature into our kitchens, only to then create from them a new order.” -Michael Pollan


83. When life hands you lemons, give them back. You deserve chocolate.


84. “If I am in Italy, I’m going to have a cappuccino and two small brioches and then a mix of orange and grapefruit. I don’t drink tea in Italy.”


85. “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.”


86. “I have heard that the French like to say, “Nobody grows old during a happy occasion at the dining table.­” �­�� James Hauenstein


87. “Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you're a consultant.”


88. “Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.”


89. “One of the greatest pleasures of my life has been that I have never stopped learning about Good Cooking and Good Food.” ― Edna Lewis


90. “In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.”


91. “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


92. “Everything you see I owe to pasta.”


93. “If God had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers.” - Linda Henley


94. “The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” – Ann Wigmore


95. “Probably one of the most private things in the world is an egg before it is broken.”


96. “A human being is primarily a bag for putting food into.” — George Orwell


97. “Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.”


98. “I just love Italian, and I think, from being Italian, I just love Italian food.”


99. “So long as you have food in your mouth you have solved all questions for the time being.”


100. “If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it.” – Common Sense


101. “Hunger makes you restless. you dream about food — not just any food, but perfect food, the best food, magical meals, famous and awe-inspiring, the one piece of meat, the exact taste of buttery corn, tomatoes so ripe they split and sweeten the air, beans so crisp they snap between the teeth, gravy like mother’s milk singing to your bloodstream.” ~Dorothy Allis


102. “I love all kinds of bread. Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.” — Tyra Banks


103. “The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.”― John Walters


104. Another one bites the crust.


105. “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 eat togeth­er.” -Guy Fieri


106. The secret ingredient is always cheese.


107. I may settle for everything but with food there is no compromise.


108. “Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the 'Titanic' who waved off the dessert cart.”


109. “My love for you is pizza shaped. Won’t you have a slice? It’s circular, so there’s enough to go around.”


110. “To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste.”


111. “The dinner hour is a sacred, happy time when everyone should be together and relaxed.” – Julia Child


112. “Back when I was modeling, the first time I went to Italy, I was having cappuccinos every day, and I gained 15 pounds. And I felt gorgeous!”


113. “You can do irrefutably impossible things with the right amount of planning and support from intelligent and hardworking people and pizza.”


114. Good food never fails in bringing people together.


115. “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” ― Julia Child


116. “Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.” – Sandra Lee


117. If you want to avoid heartache, fall in love with food. It’ll never break your heart.


118. “Food is an important part of a balanced diet.” - Fran Lebowitz


119. Burger is always better.


120. “Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart.”


121. “Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands — and then eat just one of the pieces.” ~Judith Viorst


122. “Health is a relationship between you and your body.” – Terri Guillemets


123. “I just don’t want to look back and think I could’ve eaten that.” ― Unknown


124. “Shipping is a terrible thing to do to vegetables. They probably get jet-lagged, just like people. -Elizabeth Berry


125. “I don't know what it is about food your mother makes for you, especially when it's something that anyone can make - pancakes, meat loaf, tuna salad - but it carries a certain taste of memory.”


126. “There’s not a better feeling in the world than a warm pizza on your lap.”


127. “The cucumber and the tomato are both fruit; the avocado is a nut. To assist with the dietary requirements of vegetarians, on the first Tuesday of the month a chicken is officially a vegetable.”


128. “Anyone who’s a chef, who loves food, ultimately knows that all that matters is: ‘Is it good? Does it give pleasure?” –Anthony Bourdain


129. “Eat, as nobody is watching. Enjoy food like that’s the only thing left in your world.” – Nikita Dudani


130. “Italian food is my favorite food. It’s the most sophisticated eating system.”


131. There’s nothing more romantic than a serene walk to the fridge.


132. “I hate France. It's like the whole country's on a diet”


133. Lifes is uncertain. Eat dessert first


134. “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.”


135. “He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.”


136. I get way too much happiness from good food.


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


138. “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.”


139. “I read recipes the same way I read science fiction. I get to the end and say to myself “well, that’s not going to happen­” �­� Rita Rudner


140. “Eating is so intimate. It’s very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you’re inviting a person into your life.”


141. “There are three possible parts to a date, of which at least two must be offered: entertainment, food, and affection. It is customary to begin a series of dates with a great deal of entertainment, a moderate amount of food, and the merest suggestion of affection. As the amount of affection increases, the entertainment can be reduced proportionately. When the affection IS the entertainment, we no longer call it dating. Under no circumstances can the food be omitted.”


142. “Real cooking is more about following your heart than following recipes.” - Unknown


143. “Healthy eating should not preclude the odd cake. But it’s good to be able to wait: if not for a whole year, at least for an hour or two.” - Bee Wilson


144. “There are times when wisdom cannot be found in the chambers of parliament or the halls of academia but at the unpretentious setting of the kitchen table.” – E. A. Bucchianeri


145. “First we eat, then we do everything else.” – M.F.K. Fisher


146. The only way to ruin my day is to cancel lunch plans.


147. “I know the look of an apple that is roasting and sizzling on the hearth on a winter’s evening, and I know the comfort that comes of eating it hot, along with some sugar and a drench of cream… I know how the nuts taken in conjunction with winter apples, cider, and doughnuts, make old people’s tales and old jokes sound fresh and crisp and enchanting.” ~Mark Twain


148. Life is about exploring the pasta-billities.


149. “In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.” - Julia Child


150. “your body is not a temple, it's an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.”


151. “…no one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.­” Julia Child


152. “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” — Ernestine Ulmer


153. “I think preparing food and feeding people brings nourishment not only to our bodies but to our spirits. Feeding people is a way of loving them, in the same way that feeding ourselves is a way of honoring our own createdness and fragility.”


154. “The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.” —John Walters


155. “You have to be romantic to invest yourself, your money, and your time in cheese.” – Anthony Bourdain


156. “A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, but an obsession about female obedience. Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women’s history; a quietly mad population is a tractable one.”


157. “Part of the secret of success is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”


158. “Cooking is a caring and nurturing act. It’s kind of the ultimate gift for someone, to cook for them. It creates all this beautiful stuff, conver­sation­, appreciation, romance. All the most important things in life you do around a dinner table.” -Curtis Stone


159. “She spoke of evenings in the country making popcorn on the porch. Once this would have gladdened my heart but because her heart was not glad when she said it I knew there was nothing in it but the idea of what one should do.”


160. “I believe it’s a cook’s moral obligation to add more butter given the chance.” ― Michael Ruhlman


161. “Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people: it does for me.” ― Audrey Hepburn


162. “The preparation of good food is merely another expression of art, one of the joys of civilized living…”


163. “To invite people to dine with us is to make ourselves responsible for their well-being for as long as they are under our roofs.” – J. A. Brillat-Savarin


164. “I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food.”


165. “It’s okay to play with your food.” – Emeril Lagasse


166. “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.” — Cesar Chavez


167. “The belly rules the mind.” - Spanish Proverb


168. There’s no we in fries.


169. “What you feel like eating at any given moment is what you should have.” – Ferran Adria


170. “Unless you are a pizza, the answer is yes, I can live without you.”


171. “No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” - Julia Child


172. I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.


173. “No rules. Don’t be afraid to do whatever you want. Cooking doesn’t have to have rules. I don’t like it that way.” – Masaharu Morimoto


174. “Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.”


175. “All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.”


176. Either I eat all my food or I eat all my food. There is no in between.


177. “The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star.” – J.A. Brillat-Savarin


178. “All food is the gift of the gods and has something of the miraculous, the egg no less than the truffle.” ― Sybille Bedford


179. “But if you're gonna dine with them cannibals


180. “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” - Doug Larson


181. “Eating good food is my favourite thing in the world. Nothing is more blissful.” - Justine Larbalestier


182. If I share my food with you, it's a big deal.


183. “You are what what you eat eats.”


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


185. Don’t go bacon my heart.


186. “The air in Provence is impregnated with the aroma of garlic, which makes it very healthful to breathe.”~Alexandre Dumas


187. “Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.” ― Quintilian


188. Does this make your heart MELT?


189. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide


190. “A waffle is like a pancake with a syrup trap.”


191. “A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.” - Thomas Keller


192. “The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.” - Calvin Trillin


193. Probably the best meat eater in the world.


194. “Never eat more than you can life.”


195. Say yes to more cheese.


196. “Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”


197. “There’s nothing better than cake but more cake.” ― Harry S. Truman


198. “Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” –Orson Welles


199. “The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve to have a what-the-hell attitude.” – Julia Child


200. “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” - Alan D. Wolfelt | Food Quotes - Sophisticated Gourmet


201. “Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.” -Anthony Bourdain


202. Carbs might be my soulmate


203. “Good food is very often, even most often, simple food.” — Anthony Bourdain


204. Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken” - Jonathan Swift.


205. “The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you’re hungry again.”


206. “Anything is good if it's made of chocolate.”


207. “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.”


208. “No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.” ~Laurie Colwin


209. “I always say that I don’t believe I’m a chef. I try to be a storyt­eller.­” – Jose Andres


210. Healthy Food = Happy Food; Happy Food = Happy Body; Happy Body = Happy Mind.


211. “I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.” ~A. Whitney Brown


212. “Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.”


213. “Doe­sn’t have to be pretty, It just has to taste g­ood.” ― Anonymous


214. The only thing I like better than talking about Food is eating


215. ” Strawberries are the angels of the earth, innocent and sweet with green leafy wings reaching heavenward.” ~Jasmine Heiler


216. “The stove is the shrine where I convene with my ancestors.” – Adam Ragusea


217. “Instead of past, present and future, I’d prefer chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry.” – Ashleigh Brilliant


218. First, we eat. Then, we do everything else.


219. “If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet” – Rachel Wolchin


220. Hard work should be rewarded by good food.


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


222. “Food is a gift and should be treated reverentially--romanced and ritualized and seasoned with memory.”


223. “You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” ― Paul Prudhomme


224. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust


225. “I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variat­ion” -Madam Benoit


226. “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


227. “If I spoke Italian, I’d be in Italy in a minute. I love the food, I love the way people live there. I mean, it really is my idea of paradise.”


228. “How can a nation be called great if its bread tastes like kleenex?”


229. “Life itself is full, not only of charm and warmth and comfort but of sorrow and tears. But whether we are happy or sad, we must be fed.” -Laurie Colwin


230. “Some hae meat and canna eat,


231. “You learn a lot about someone when you share a meal together.”


232. “I eat a variety of foods like vegetables, fruit and beef for protein and iron.” — Sasha Cohen


233. “Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-­brothe­ls. There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one’s belt buckled.” ― Frederic Raphael


234. “Or I could have killed you,” Percy said.


235. “Love means never having to say “Should we get dessert?” ― Unknown


236. “I, personally, think there is a real danger of taking food too seriously. Food should be part of the bigger picture.” – Anthony Bourdain


237. ” All sorrows are less with bread. ” ~Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote


238. “Let them eat cake.” ― Marie Antoinette


239. “To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste.” - Heston Blumenthal


240. “Success is the sum of small efforts—repeated day-in and day-out.” – Robert Collier


241. “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.”


242. “Let food be thy medicine, thy medicine shall be thy food.” – Hippocrates


243. “The discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a conste­llatio­n. The universe is too full­ of stars.”― Benjamin Franklin


244. “Give me wine to wash me clean of the weathe­r-stai­ns of cares.”― Ralph Waldo Emerson


245. “I learned early on that setting a table is so much more than laying down knifes and forks. It is creating a setting for food and conver­sation­, setting a mood that lingers long after what was served and who said what ­was fo­rgotten.” -Peri Wolfman


246. “To a hungry person, every bitter food is sweet. When the preferable is not available, the available becomes preferable!”


247. “Salt is born of the purest of parents: the sun and the sea.” -Pythagoras


248. “When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need”. – Ayurvedic Proverb


249. “You have to taste a culture to understand it” – Deborah Cater


250. “Cooking is like love, it should be entered into with abandon, or not at all.”


251. “Cooking is like snow skiing: If you don’t fall at least 10 times, then you’re not skiing hard enough.” - Guy Fieri


252. “The gentle art of gastronomy is a friendly one. It hurdles the language barrier, makes friends among civilized people, and warms the heart.” -Samuel Chamberlain


253. “The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.”


254. “Butter is the most delicate of foods among barbarous nations, and one which distinguishes the wealthy from the multitude at large.” - Pliny


255. “Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.”


256. “I find the height of my purpose working with my hands, collab­oratin­g with farmers, serving my community. That farmer that needs you to buy his bell peppers is the same as the homeless guy on the street asking for mon­ey. Ev­erybody’s just trying to get their needs met.” – Erick Williams


257. A well balanced meal is a slice in both hands.


258. “People who love to eat are always the best people.” - Julia Child


259. “This is every cook’s opinion No savory dish without an onion, But lest your kissing should be spoiled Your onions must be fully boiled.” ~Jonathan Swift


260. I like people who love to eat. They’re the best kind of people in the world.


261. “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” – Federico Fellini


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


263. “Cooking is about life. It gives us what we need to keep going, and it gives us something to share with other people­.” �­�� Joan Bauer


264. Food is really and truly the most effective medicine.


265. “Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: Frequently there must be a beverage.”


266. “Italy has great food and Barcelona has great energy.”


267. “Those pizzas I ate were for medicinal purposes.” ― Amy Neftzger


268. “You can’t make everyone happy. You’re not pizza.” ― Unknown


269. Great food is like great sex. The more you have the more you want.


270. “My best hostess tip is to have good food and really good music.” - Jennifer Aniston


271. Beware the hobby that eats - Benjamin Franklin.


272. “What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.”


273. “Winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin paired with a roast chicken.”


274. “People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child


275. “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.”


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


277. I am sorry for what I said when I was hungry.


278. “Leave your drugs in the chemist’s pot if you can heal the patient with food.” ― Hippocrates


279. “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”


280. “In victory, you deserve Champagne. In defeat you need it.” - Napoleon Bonaparte


281. “All food is comfort food. Maybe I just like to chew.” – Lewis Black


282. “The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.” ~Steven Wright


283. “There ain’t a body, be it mouse or man, that ain’t made better by a little soup.�­�� ― Kate DiCamillo


284. “Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.” – Seneca


285. “Life itself is the proper binge.”


286. “To me, life without veal stock, pork fat, sausage, organ meat, demi-glace, or even stinky cheese is a life not worth living.”


287. “A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring the soul to the recipe.”


288. “While it is true that many people simply can't afford to pay more for food, either in money or time or both, many more of us can. After all, just in the last decade or two we've somehow found the time in the day to spend several hours on the internet and the money in the budget not only to pay for broadband service, but to cover a second phone bill and a new monthly bill for television, formerly free. For the majority of Americans, spending more for better food is less a matter of ability than priority. p.187”


289. “I lurched away from the table after a few hours feeling like Elvis in Vegas – fat, drugged, and completely out of it.” ― Anthony Bourdain


290. “The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.” – Maya Angelou


291. “I am not a glutton - I am an explorer of food”


292. Carbe diem.


293. “in the abstract art of cookin­g, ing­redien­ts trump appliances, passion su­persed­es exp­ertise, cr­eativi­ty tri­umphs over technique, spontaneity inspires invention, and wine makes ­even t­he worst culinary disaster taste delicious.” ― Bob Blumer


294. “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


295. “Food is an important part of a balanced diet.”


296. “As for butter versus margarine, I trust cows more than chemists.” ~Joan Gussow


297. “I know once people get connected to real food, they never change back.” – Alice Waters


298. “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 | Food Quotes - Sophisticated Gourmet


299. There is no greater love than the love of food.


300. “No man is lonely while eating spaghetti:


301. “We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup.”


302. “A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.”


303. “What you feel like eating at any given moment is what you should have.”― Ferran Adria


304. “No one who cooks, cooks alone. A cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.’ -Laurie Colwin


305. “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.”


306. Eat less from the box, more from the earth.


307. “A party without cake is just a meeting.”


308. No matter how full I am, I still have room for dessert.


309. Bliss on a plate.


310. “I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.” - W.C. Fields


311. Eat whatever you want, and if someone tries to lecture you about your weight, eat them too!


312. “I once went to Alba, Italy, during their white truffle festival, and I was like, ‘Just leave me here!'”


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


314. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” — Hippocrates


315. “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” – Ernestine Ulmer


316. “The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.”


317. “People would eat a boot if it was home made.�­�� ― Elizabeth Bowen


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


319. “Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, the vegans ... are the enemy of everything good and decent in the human spirit.”


320. “When you feel like eating boiled eggs, if you have some truffles in the house, put them in a basket with the eggs and the next day you will have the best boiled eggs you have ever tasted in your gastronomic life.” ~M. Des Ombiaux


321. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” –Hippocrates


322. “The secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” -Mark Twain


323. My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard.


324. “My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.” - Orson Welles


325. “Comfort food is hearty. When hearts are heavy, they need gravit­ationa­l and emotio­nal equilibrium: meat loaf and mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, chicken pot pie, red beans and rice, creamy risotto. Food that reassures us that we will survive.” -Sarah Ban Breathnach


326. “If soup isn’t hot enough to make a grown man wince, it’s undrinkable.”


327. “An apple is an excellent thing — until you have tried a peach.” ~George du Maurier


328. “If I’m in Italy at a certain time of year, I’ll make sure to try fresh porcini mushrooms in risotto, or puntarelle, a sort of curled chicory leaf that’s only available for a few weeks in May.”


329. “Human beings do not eat nutrients, they eat food.” — Mary Catherine Bateson


330. I am a better person when I have less on my plate.


331. “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” –Virginia Woolf


332. “Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.”


333. The first sip of a hot beverage is always the scariest sip.


334. “Some people who are obsessed with food become gourmet chefs. Others become eating disorders.”


335. “Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero


336. “There’s no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box in your lap.” ― Kevin James


337. “Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.” - Ludwig van Beethoven


338. “Don’t take a butcher’s advice on how to cook meat. If he knew, he’d be a chef.” ~Andy Rooney


339. “Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it’s a start.” – Anthony Bourdain


340. “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine


341. “The home is a sacred place where you can communicate with the four elements of the universe: earth, water, air, and fire. You mix it with your love and emotions and create magic. Through cooking, you raise your spiritual level and balance yourself in a world that is materi­alisti­c.” -Laura Esquivel


342. “Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.” – Jo Brand


343. The only thing better than talking about food is eating it.


344. “Wherever I go, I am Italian. The way I talk, the way I eat, the way femininity is important to me. The way I love Italian food.”


345. “I have made a lot of mistakes falling in love, and regretted


346. “Growing up, I learned life’s important lessons at the dinner table.” – Chef John Besh


347. “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” – Julia Child


348. In the mood for noods.


349. “Food is not simply organic fuel to keep body and soul together, it is a perishable art that must be savored at the peak of perfec­tion.” – E.A. Bucchianeri


350. “In the Army, the drill sergeants said, “Eat it now and taste it later.­” �­� Joseph Perry Grassi


351. “If God had created celery, it would only have two stalks, because that’s the most that almost any recipe ever calls for.” ― skint foodie


352. “It was the greatest thing in the world getting fat. Every meal out was an event. Or we’d go to Italy and we’d have pasta, truffles, and dessert and then plan the next incredible meal. It was a happy-go-lucky time. I never had so much fun.”


353. “He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.” — Samuel Johnson


354. Hunger is a good cook


355. When I cannot eat, I talk about eating.


356. “Cooking is an observation-based process that you can’t do if you’re so completely focused on a recipe.” - Alton Brown


357. Sorry—I’m in a relationship. With food.


358. Age and glasses of wine should never be counted.


359. “Ice-cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn't illegal.”


360. “The people who give you their food give you their heart.” ― Caesar Chavez


361. Cheese is the glue that holds my life together


362. “Don’t be afraid of cooking, as your ingredients will know and misbehave. Enjoy your cooking and the food will behave; moreover it will pass your pleasure on to those who eat it.” ― Fergus Henderson


363. “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.”


364. “Someone who eats pancakes and jam can’t be so awfully dangerous. You can talk to him.”


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


366. “Food simply isn’t important to me.” ― Alice Paul


367. “There ain’t a body, be it mouse or man, that ain’t made better by a little soup.” – Kate DiCamillo


368. Sugar, spice, and everything nice.


369. If you're not supposed to have midnight snacks, then why is there a light in the fridge?


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


371. “Hearts can't be broken because they're made of marzipan.”


372. “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.” – Oscar Wilde


373. “Le bonheur est dans la cuisine – happiness is in the kitchen.” – Paul Bocuse


374. “Like a child who saves their favourite food on the plate for last, I try to save all thoughts of you for the end of the day so I can dream with the taste of you on my tongue.”


375. “I will say that the food in both Japan and Italy was immaculate. I don’t remember having bad food in either country.”


376. Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner” - Sophia Loren.


377. “Sex is good, but not as good as fresh sweet corn.”


378. Wine is bottled poetry - Robert Louis Stevenson


379. Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.


380. “All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” - John Gunther


381. “Every day is National Donut Day if you put your mind to it.” ― Unknown


382. “Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.” ― M.F.K. Fisher


383. “Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.”


384. “My mind says ‘abs’ but my heart says ‘cheese fries’.” ― Unknown


385. There is nothing more romantic than Italian food.


386. “All food starting with p is comfort food: pasta, potato chips, pretzels, peanut butter, pastrami, pizza, pastry.” – Sara Paretsky


387. Give me all the bacon and eggs you have. —Ron Swanson


388. “Espresso is a miracle of chemistry in a cup.”


389. “Good food is a celebration of life.” ― Sophia Loren


390. and Hungry!


391. “Italian food’s really basic, and there’s so many different variations on it that what my husband did is he broke it down for me.”


392. “My weaknesses have always been food & men- in that order.” ― Dolly Parton


393. Your diet is a bank account. A good option is a good investment.


394. “You are what you eat, so don’t be fast, cheap, easy, or fake.” – Unknown


395. I like hashtags because they look like waffles.


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


397. “My weaknesses have always been food and men – in that order.”


398. “I find that other countries have this or this, but Italy is the only one that has it all for me. The culture, the cuisine, the people, the landscape, the history. Just everything to me comes together there.”


399. “It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.” – Lewis Grizzard


400. “I could talk food all day. I love good food.” — Tom Brady


401. “The most powerful social media… it is not the internet, it is not Facebook – it is food. This connects all human beings.” – Alex Atala


402. “A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.”


403. “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin


404. I love pizza. I want to marry it, but it would just be to eat her family at the wedding.


405. “Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.” ~‘Proverbs’ 31:6-7


406. “We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.”


407. “Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don't forget food. You can go a week without laughing.”


408. Television + food, a match made in heaven.


409. “He who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not cannot be otherwise.”


410. “Food to a large extent is what holds a society together and eating is closely linked to deep spiritual experi­ences.­” -P­eter Farb


411. “Abs are temporary. Chocolate is forever.” ― Unknown


412. “Don't wreck a sublime chocolate experience by feeling guilty.” - Lora Brody


413. “My weaknesses have always been food and men - in that order.” - Dolly Parton


414. “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.” – Adelle Davis


415. “Health food may be good for the conscience, but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.”


416. “If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.”


417. “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 and William Wright, Pavarotti, My Own Story


418. “Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around.”


419. Life is like ice cream. Enjoy before it melts.


420. “You can be miserable before you have a cookie and you can be miserable after you eat a cookie but you can’t be miserable while you are eating a cookie.”


421. “Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.” — Dorothy Day


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


423. “The greatest wealth is Health.” – Unknown


424. “Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” – Orson Welles


425. “I think preparing food and feeding people brings nourishment not only to our bodies but to our spirits. Feeding people is a way of loving them, in the same way that feeding ourselves is a way of honoring our own createdness and fragility.” – Shauna Niequist


426. “There are times when wisdom cannot be found in the chambers of parliament or the halls of academia but at the unpret­entiou­s setting of the kitc­hen table.”― E.A. Bucchianeri


427. “A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement”


428. “A perfect martini should be made by filling a glass with gin then waving it in the general direction of Italy.” – Noël Coward


429. “For me, almost always, the answer was cake.” ― Diana Abu-Jaber


430. “Bachelor’s fare: bread and cheese, and kisses.” - Jonathan Swift


431. “Food is a gift and should be treated reverentially–romanced and ritualized and seasoned with memory.” ― Chris Bohjalian


432. “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.”


433. “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 eat together.” ― Guy Fieri


434. “The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine, or the slowest form of poison.” ― Ann Wigmore


435. “Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.”


436. Just like Carrie Bradshaw, I love a good Burger.


437. “An alcoholic is someone you don’t like who drinks as much as you do.” ~Dylan Thomas


438. “I suppose there are people who can pass up free guacamole, but they’re either allergic to avocado or too joyless to live.”


439. Issa snack.


440. “My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked.”


441. Food always feels like luxury when you’re hungry.


442. “When dealing with complex transportation issues, the best thing to do is pull up with a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out.”


443. “Where there is cake, there is hope. And there is always cake.”


444. “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 shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.”


445. “We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.” – Anna Thomas


446. “Unless you are a pizza, the answer is yes, I can live without you.” ― Bill Murray


447. “A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.” – Thomas Keller


448. “I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don’t overeat.” — Tyra Banks


449. “All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” – John Gunther


450. “The secret of food lies in memory - of thinking and then knowing what the taste of cinnamon or steak is.” - Jerry Saltz


451. “People who love to eat are always the best people.” —Julia Child


452. “Good food is an amazing blessing.” — Brenda Knight


453. “A paring knife can be as creative as a paintbrush. Scraping, slicing, shredding, stirring, simmering, sauteing are all sleights of hand that switch your conscious mind onto artistic, automatic pilot.” -Sara Ban Breathnach


454. Don’t be upsetti, eat some spaghetti


455. “I cook a lot of Italian food. Bucatini Pomodoro is my best: it’s a fat spaghetti with tomato, olive oil, and reminds me of getting married in Italy.”


456. “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


457. “Good food should be a right not a privilege.” — Alice Waters


458. Spread love as thick as you would Nutella


459. “Eating is always a decision, nobody forces your hand to pick up food and put it into your mouth.” — Albert Ellis


460. “We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” ― David Mamet


461. I love to sleep, because it’s like a time machine for breakfast.


462. “Cooking is the ultimate giving.” – Jamie Oliver


463. “You can tell a lot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans.”


464. “Well, food’s always the way to anybody’s heart, I think, guy or girl.”


465. “Italy will always have the best food.”


466. “In Italy, food is an expression of love. It is how you show those around you that you care for them. Having a love for food means you also have a love for those you are preparing it for and for yourself.”


467. “Every pizza is a personal pizza if you try hard and believe in yourself.” ― Bill Murray


468. He was a bold man who first ate an oyster - Jonathan Swift.


469. “Tables create conversations.” – Authentic Food Quest


470. “I know once people get connected to real food, they never change back.” - Alice Waters


471. “Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.” – Anthony Bourdain


472. “Every now and then, I'll run into someone who claims not to like chocolate, and while we live in a country where everyone has the right to eat what they want, I want to say for the record that I don't trust these people, that I think something is wrong with them, and that they're probably - and this must be said - total duds in bed.”


473. “A food’s value is based on how good it tastes.” — Homaro Cantu


474. “Food is the most primitive form of comfort.” ― Sheilah Graham Westbrook


475. You want a pizza this?


476. “Initially let your food do the talking. You’ll be surprised how far you go in a short period of time.” ― Gordon Ramsay


477. “Do you know what breakfast cereal is made of? It's made of all those little curly wooden shavings you find in pencil sharpeners!”


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


479. I make ice cream disappear. What’s your superpower?


480. “A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something Brussels sprouts never do.” ~P. J. O’Rourke


481. “Comfort food is the food that makes us feel good – satisfied, calm, cared for, and carefree. It’s food that fills us up emotionally and physically. … Finding comfort in food is a basic human experience.” – Ellie Krieger


482. One does not need silver cutlery to eat delectable food.


483. Being a foodie is difficult because all you want to do is eat - sometimes your friends’ food as well.


484. “Anyone who’s a chef, who loves food, ultimately knows that all that matters is: ‘Is it good? Does it give pleasure?’”


485. “Eating is so intimate. It’s very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you’re inviting a person into your life.” - Maya Angelou


486. “He showed the words “chocolate cake” to a group of Americans and recorded their word associations. “Guilt” was the top response. If that strikes you as unexceptional, consider the response of French eaters to the same prompt: “celebration.”


487. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien


488. Even breakfast should begin with the desert.


489. You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.


490. “Life is like eating artichokes; you have got to go through so much to get so little.” ~Thomas Aloysius (Tad) Dorgan


491. “Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” –Ruth Reichl


492. “Old people shouldn’t eat health foods. They need all the preservatives they can get.” ~Robert Orben


493. “You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity.”


494. Oh, did you say exercise? I thought you said extra fries!


495. “The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.”


496. “The­re’s also some really solid kneading to be done here, which is the best cure for a troubled heart: hands in the dough, window wide, something jaunty on the radio.” ― Ella Risbridger


497. “A potato may look like a dirty stone, but cutting it and frying it will get you French Fries, a side dish for any burger­.” �­�� Andrew Zimmer


498. “Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.”


499. Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.


500. ” Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside. ” ~Mark Twain


501. “Never eat more than you can life.” - Miss Piggy


502. “I learned a long time ago that trying to micromanage the perfect vacation is always a disaster. That leads to terrible times.” – Anthony Bourdain


503. “I know once people get connected to real food, they never change back.”


504. “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.”


505. “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.”


506. “You only live once… Lick the bowl!” ― Unknown


507. “Invest in what’s real. Clean as you go. Drink while you cook. Make it fun. It doesn’t have to be compli­cated. It will be what it will be.” ― Gwyneth Paltrow


508. A burger is meant to be eaten like you love it.


509. “Tell me what to eat, and I will tell you what you are.”


510. “The belly rules the mind.”


511. “When I ponder my mind I consistently find It is glued On food.” — Ogden Nash


512. “Cooking is about surren­der.�­� ― Tembi Locke


513. “If you think of someone's good qualities as the umeboshi in an onigiri it's as if their qualities are stuck to their back! Maybe the reason people get jealous of each other is because they can see so clearly the umeboshi on other people's backs.”


514. “Good food ends with good talk.” – Geoffrey Neighbor


515. “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.”


516. “Cooking is about surrender.” – Tembi Locke


517. “Cooking is a caring and nurturing act. It’s kind of the ultimate gift for someone, to cook for them.” – Curtis Stone


518. Thank you, horseradish, for being neither a radish nor a horse. What you are is a liar food” - Jimmy Fallon.


519. “I’d rather have leftover pizza than leftover feelings.” ―Sarah Burgess


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


521. I will stop eating ice cream out of the container once I make it completely level.


522. “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.”


523. “Without experimentation, a willingness to ask questions and try new things, we shall surely become static, repetitive, and moribund.”


524. “Food like love is a deeply emotional matter.” ― Julia Child


525. “We live in a world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru


526. “The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve to have a what-the-hell attitude.”


527. “Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It's a grain. It's like, like, grits, but with high self-esteem.”


528. “Hos­pitali­ty is one form of worship.” -The Talmud


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


530. “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 eat together.” – Guy Fieri


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


532. “I love you like a fat kid loves cake!”


533. “Comfort food is hearty. When hearts are heavy, they need gravitational and emotional equilibrium: meatloaf and mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, chicken pot pie, red beans and rice, creamy risotto. Food that reassures us that we will survive.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach


534. Eat gelato like there’s no tomorrow!


535. “Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.”


536. “That without experimentation, a willingness to ask questions and try new things, we shall surely become static, repetitive, moribund.”


537. Some days I eat salads and go to the gym. Some days I eat cupcakes and refuse to put on pants. It’s called balance.


538. “It is the man who drinks the first bottle of saké; then the second bottle drinks the first, and finally it is the saké that drinks the man.”~Japanese proverb


539. “Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling your life so full of meaningful things that you’ll hardly have time to think about food.” ― Peace Pilgrim


540. “People who love to eat are always the best people.”


541. “Laughter is brightest in the place where food is.”


542. Let’s gain some weight!


543. “Healthy eating is a way of life, so it’s important to establish routines that are simple, realistically, and ultimately livable.” – Horace


544. “The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.” – Chinese Proverb


545. “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something


546. “I won’t be impressed with technology until I can download food.” ― Unknown


547. “Cooking is an expression that crosses boundaries." - Ranveer Brar


548. “Tofu tacos are not Mexican. I think putting tofu on anything and calling it Mexican is an insult to my people.”


549. “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” ― Aland D. Wolfelt


550. At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind” - Michael Pollan.


551. “To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location, and the company as it is about the taste.” – Heston Blumenthal


552. “Cooking well does not mean cooking fancy”- Julia Child


553. “It’s okay to play with your food.” ― Emeril Lagasse


554. “Like I said before, your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.”


555. “Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don't believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; take your pills. Exercise because it's good for you even if every step weighs a thousand pounds. Eat when food itself disgusts you. Reason with yourself when you have lost your reason.”


556. “If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.” — William Shakespeare


557. “I am a great eater of beef, and I believe that does harm to my wit.” ~William Shakespeare


558. “If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.”


559. “A party without a cake is really just a meeting.” ― Julia Child


560. “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” – James Beard


561. “Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.” - Sophia Loren


562. “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” ― Doug Larson


563. “I’ve come to appreciate cooking over the years. It’s an art, I’m convinced of it, just as noble as painting or poetry. It’s not appreciated simply because the product disappears so quickly” ― Kazuo Ishiguro


564. Being in love with food isn’t a statement. It is an emotion.


565. “Food brings people together on many different levels. It’s nourishment of the soul and body; it’s truly love.”


566. “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” -Federico Fellini


567. “A recipe has no soul, You as the cook must bring soul to the recipe” - Thomas Keller.


568. “Sometimes me think, ‘What is Friend?’ and then me say, ‘Friend is someone to share the last cookie with.’”


569. “By choosing healthy over skinny you are choosing self-love over self-judgement.” – Steve Maraboli


570. “Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.”


571. “The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight.”


572. “Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving, and identity.” – Jonathan Safran Foer


573. “First we eat, then we do everything else.”


574. “Food is my drug of choice.” — Barbara Grizzuti Harrison


575. “It's so beautifully arranged on the plate - you know someone's fingers have been all over it.”


576. If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him…the people who give you their food give you their heart.- Cesar Chavez


577. Vitello tonnato is a classic dish from Italy’s Piedmont region that, frankly, sounds patently insane: veal slices dressed in a creamy sauce made from canned tuna and capers. The brain may say no, but the mouth disagrees.


578. “The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”


579. Donut kill my vibe.


580. Every pizza is a personal pizza if you believe in yourself.


581. Seconds, thirds... who's counting?


582. “Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.” – M. F. K. Fisher


583. “How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?”


584. “I pray you, do not fall in love with me, for I am falser than vows made in wine.” - William Shakespeare


585. “Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.”


586. “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” - Ernestine Ulmer


587. “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” ― George Bernard Shaw


588. “It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.” — Emmet Fox


589. “Wine is bottled poetry.”


590. Calories? I think you mean delicious points


591. “The only thing that will make a souffle fall is if it knows you’re afraid of it.” ― James Beard


592. I’m on a seafood diet. I see food, I eat it.


593. “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” -Alan D. Wolfelt


594. “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.”


595. “You don’t have to eat less, you just have to eat right.” – Unknown


596. There is no better feeling than a warm pizza box on your lap.


597. “One of the 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


598. “Meals make the society, hold the fabric together in lots of ways that were charming and interesting and intoxicating to me. The perfect meal, or the best meals, occur in a context that frequently has very little to do with the food itself.”


599. “What nicer thing can you do for somebody than make them breakfast?” – Anthony Bourdain


600. “Food is a part of our contract with life.” — Bryant McGill


601. “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” - Jim Davis


602. “I love you like a fat kid loves cake.”


603. “The social joys of making a meal with friends are known to all who have done so.” ― Billy Bake


604. “If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food.” – Errick McAdams


605. “Food is really and truly the most effective medicine.” - Joel Fuhrman


606. “A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.”


607. “I want them to bite into a cookie, and think of me, and smile. Food is love. Food has a power. I knew it in my mind, but now I know it in my heart.” - Jael McHenry


608. Found love in a hopeless plate.


609. “Americans can eat garbage, provided you sprinkle it liberally with ketchup, mustard, chili sauce, Tabasco sauce, cayenne pepper, or any other condiment which destroys the original flavor of the dish.” ~Henry Miller


610. “Bad bread wrecks my outlook on life.”


611. “Italian food really reflects the people. It reflects like a prism that fragments into regions.”


612. “I like food. I like eating. And I don’t want to deprive myself of good food.” — Sarah Michelle Gellar


613. “If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce. The reason being that if I have soy sauce, I can flavor a lot of things.” — Martin Yan


614. “Alcohol makes other people less tedious, and food less bland, and can help provide what the Greeks called entheos, or the slight buzz of inspiration when reading or writing. The only worthwhile miracle in the New Testament—the transmutation of water into wine during the wedding at Cana—is a tribute to the persistence of Hellenism in an otherwise austere Judaea. The same applies to the seder at Passover, which is obviously modeled on the Platonic symposium: questions are asked (especially of the young) while wine is circulated. No better form of sodality has ever been devised: at Oxford one was positively expected to take wine during tutorials. The tongue must be untied. It's not a coincidence that Omar Khayyam, rebuking and ridiculing the stone-faced Iranian mullahs of his time, pointed to the value of the grape as a mockery of their joyless and sterile regime. Visiting today's Iran, I was delighted to find that citizens made a point of defying the clerical ban on booze, keeping it in their homes for visitors even if they didn't particularly take to it themselves, and bootlegging it with great brio and ingenuity. These small revolutions affirm the human.”


615. “People would eat a boot if it was homemade.” – Elizabeth Bowen


616. “I get way too much happiness from good food.” — Elizabeth Olsen


617. “The stove is the shrine where I convene with my ancest­ors” ― Adam Ragusea


618. French fries are those potatoes who went to Harvard.


619. Being a grown-up is the best, you don’t need permission to have dessert for dinner.


620. “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” ~George Bernard Shaw, The Revolutionist’s Handbook,Man and Superman


621. Home is wherever I’m with food.


622. “The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one.”


623. “Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.”


624. “Cooking is a craft, I like to think, and a good cook is a craftsman—not an artist. There’s nothing wrong with that: the great cathedrals of Europe were built by craftsmen—though not designed by them. Practicing your craft in expert fashion is noble, honorable and satisfying.”


625. “Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.” – Julia Child


626. “I don’t need an ocean—”


627. “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”


628. “You're thinking I'm one of those wise-ass California vegetarians who is going to tell you that eating a few strips of bacon is bad for your health. I'm not. I say its a free country and you should be able to kill yourself at any rate you choose, as long as your cold dead body is not blocking my driveway.”


629. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller


630. “I am not a glutton - I am an explorer of food.” - Erma Bombeck


631. “The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.” - Maya Angelou


632. “The only clubs I’m interested in are sandwiches.” ―Unknown


633. “Love, love, and cherish life. Also, just eat the cake.” ― Aaron Paul


634. “Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventur­es.” -M.F.K. Fisher


635. “You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” -Paul Prudhomme


636. “I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not.” – Coco Chanel


637. “I love you like a fat kid loves cake.” –Scott Adams


638. “Don't let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.”


639. I just want someone to look at me the way I look at food.


640. “Elsewhere the paper notes that vegetarians and vegans (including athletes) 'meet and exceed requirements' for protein. And, to render the whole we-should-worry-about-getting-enough-protein-and-therefore-eat-meat idea even more useless, other data suggests that excess animal protein intake is linked with osteoporosis, kidney disease, calcium stones in the urinary tract, and some cancers. Despite some persistent confusion, it is clear that vegetarians and vegans tend to have more optimal protein consumption than omnivores. ”


641. In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is strength, in water there is bacteria” - David Auerbach.


642. “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.”


643. “When I got to Italy, the first thing I did was put my little basil plants in the ground and watch them turn into big, healthy bushes.”


644. “All sorrows are less with bread. ”


645. “No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.”


646. “After a good dinner, one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.” – Oscar Wilde


647. “eat, baby.


648. “Truly, love is delightful and pleasant food, supplying, as it does, rest to the weary, strength to the weak, and joy to the sorrowful. It in fact renders the yoke of truth easy and its burden light.”


649. “Wait. Why am I thinking about Krispy Kremes? We’re supposed to be exercising.”


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


651. “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.”


652. I’m soy into you.


653. “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”


654. “Cooking was magic and music combined. The crack of shells, the hiss of pancetta hitting a hot pan, the metallic clang of a whisk beating the side of a bowl, even the rythmic thwack of a cleaver against a wooden cutting board.­” �­� Kerri Maniscalco


655. “1 billion people in the world are chronically hungry. 1 billion people are overweight.”


656. Count the memories, not the calories.


657. “Good food is very often, even most often, simple food.” – Anthony Bourdain


658. “I watch cooking change the cook, just as it transforms the food.” - Laura Esquivel


659. “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd


660. “There is no sincere love than the love of food.”


661. “Have you tried the cinnamon things?" Poppet asks. "They're rather new. What are they called, Widge?"


662. “Wine is bottled poetry.” –Robert Luis Stevenson


663. “Italian food is all about ingredients and it’s not fussy and it’s not fancy.”


664. “One should eat to live, not live to eat.” ― Moliere


665. “I grew up in Italy, so for me, Naples pizza is the only type of pizza that there really is.”


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


667. “Good food is the basis of true happiness.” — Auguste Escoffier


668. “You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.”


669. “Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.” - Jonathan Safran Foer


670. “Cooking is an art and also science.” ― Mohith Agadi


671. “Eating is an agricultural act.”


672. When you mix good flavors, then the food turns into orchestra.


673. “Sen­sualit­y is the real food for the soul.” ― Lebo Grand


674. “Pizza is like the entire food pyramid!” ― Madeline Oles


675. “An onion can make people cry but there’s never been a vegetable that can make people laugh.”


676. The closest I’ve been to a diet this year is erasing food searches from my browser history.


677. “Life is too short. If we’re in Italy, have pizza and pasta.”


678. “Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.”~Bernard Baruch


679. “The way you make an omelet reveals your character.” – Anthony Bourdain


680. A slice of pie without cheese is like a kiss without a squeeze.


681. “I have to admit that I have a massive weakness for Italian food, which is not very light but so good!”


682. If you combine wine and dinner, the new word is winner.


683. “My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.” -Orson Welles


684. My friends tell me that cooking is easy, but it’s not easier than not cooking.


685. “Time is money, money is power, power is pizza, and pizza is knowledge, let’s go!” ― Aubrey Plaza


686. “There is no sincere love than the love of food.” –George Bernard Shaw


687. Square box, round pizza, triangular slice, it’s so misleading.


688. “Hollywood cools, and when it cools you have to go to where the work is. I ran off to Italy to do spaghetti westerns.”


689. Food is the best medicine.


690. “You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.”


691. 9 out of 10 people love chocolate. And the 10th person is always lying.


692. “Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.”


693. “Sometimes the greatest meals on vacations are the ones you find when Plan A falls through.” – Anthony Bourdain


694. “The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.”


695. Wining and dining.


696. Nine out of ten people love chocolate, and the 10th person is always lying.


697. Who needs friends when you can eat all the snacks you want?


698. “The most important thing to remember about food labels is that you should avoid foods that have labels.” ― Joel Fuhrman


699. “Espresso is to Italy, what champagne is to France.”


700. “Pre­paring a dish or a meal is not merely an effort to satisfy physical hunger but often a quest for the good l­ife.” ― Janet Theophano


701. “My best hostess tip is to have good food and really good music.”


702. “This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!�­� – Julia Child


703. “If you stop for lunch elsewhere in the world, you tend to eat a sandwich, and a bad one. Italy is unique for the style of life. I think everyone envies it a bit.”


704. “When a man’s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.” — Euripides


705. To live a full life, you have to fill your stomach first


706. “This above all: to thine own self be true,


707. “Food is the only beautiful thing that truly nourishes.” — Richard Gere


708. “The social joys of making a meal with friends are known to all who have done so.” – Billy Bake


709. ” It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate – you know someone’s fingers have been all over it.” ~Julia Child


710. “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”- J.R.R. Tolkein


711. “There was something sort of bleak about her tone, rather as if she had swallowed an east wind. This I took to be due to the fact that she probably hadn't breakfasted. It's only after a bit of breakfast that I'm able to regard the world with that sunny cheeriness which makes a fellow the universal favourite. I'm never much of a lad till I've engulfed an egg or two and a beaker of coffee.


712. “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.”


713. “Laughter is brightest in the place where food is good.” -Irish Proverb


714. “It’s an irritating reality that many places and events defy description. Angkor Wat and Machu Picchu, for instance, seem to demand silence, like a love affair you can never talk about. For a while after, you fumble for words, trying vainly to assemble a private narrative, an explanation, a comfortable way to frame where you’ve been and what’s happened. In the end, you’re just happy you were there — with your eyes open — and lived to see it.”


715. “Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico and the Far East, eating only in Hard Rock Cafes and McDonalds? Or do we want to eat without fear, tearing into the local stew, the humble taqueria's mystery meat, the sincerely offered gift of a lightly grilled fish head? I know what I want. I want it all. I want to try everything once.”


716. “It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.” -Lewis Grizzard


717. “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.”


718. I’m not like other girls. I know what I want for dinner. I’ve been thinking about it since lunch.


719. “Life is a combination of magic and pasta” - Federico Fellini


720. “If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him...the people who give you their food give you their heart.” - Cesar Chavez


721. “Life is too short, and I’m Italian. I’d much rather eat pasta and drink wine than be a size 0.”


722. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” – David Mitchell


723. “Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories.” ― Buddy Valastro


724. “A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.”


725. “Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” - Harriet van Horne


726. “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”


727. An avocado a day keeps the doctor away.


728. Donut kill my vibe


729. “Food is the most primitive form of comfort.” -Sheilah Graham


730. “Another day, another 13,000 calories.” —Andy Lassner


731. “It seems to me that our three basic needs, for food and security and love, are so entwined that we cannot think of one with out the other.” -M. F. K Fisher


732. “Anyone who’s a chef, who loves food, ultimately knows that all that matters is: ‘Is it good? Does it give you pleasure?”


733. “We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.”


734. Good food, good life.


735. “Eve­rythin­g you see, I owe­ to sp­aghett­i.”-Sophia Loren


736. “If God gives you a Quiznos, can I have a bite? No way. You have to pray for your own food.”


737. “Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life.” – Michael Palin


738. “Cake and pie may taste like heaven, but you’ll regret them when you turn 37!” – Unknown


739. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn


740. “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw


741. “My idea of fast food is a mallard.”


742. “Food is a pretty good prism through which to view humanity.” – Jonathan Gold


743. “I love pizza; you can’t really go wrong with pizza.”


744. “Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious!” – Ruth Reichl


745. “Eating good food is my favourite thing in the world. Nothing is more blissful.”


746. “Banish the onion from the kitchen and the pleasure flies with it. Its presence lends color and enchantment to the most modest dish; its absence reduces the rarest delicacy to hopeless insipidity, and dinner to despair.” ~Elizabeth Robbins Pennell


747. “Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes. It makes people overjoyed and puts them in your debt.” ― Judith Olney


748. “Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It’s a grain. It’s like, like, grits, but with high self-esteem.”


749. “Knowledge is the food of the soul.”


750. “Food is a central activity of mankind and one of the single most significant trademarks of a culture.” ― Mark Kurlansky


751. “Great food is like great sex. The more you have the more you want.” - Gael Greene


752. “Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education.”


753. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”


754. “When chickens get to live like chickens, they'll taste like chickens, too.”


755. Ways to my heart: 1. Buy me food 2. Make me food 3. Be food


756. “You learn a lot about someone when you share a meal together.” – Anthony Bourdain


757. “The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.” –John Walters


758. “Food is the moral right of all who are born into this world.” — Norman Borlaug


759. “If you are a chef, no matter how good a chef you are, it’s not good cooking for yourself; the joy is in cooking for others. It’s the same with music.” - will.i.am


760. “I do love Italian food. Any kind of pasta or pizza.”


761. Patience is the secret to good food


762. “I breathe in slowly. Food is life. I exhale, take another breath. Food is life. And that's the problem. When you're alive, people can hurt you. It's easier to crawl into a bone cage or a snowdrift of confusion. It's easier to lock everybody out.


763. “I’m a big believer in winging it. I’m a big believer that you’re never going to find perfect city travel experience or the perfect meal without a constant willingness to experience a bad one.” – Anthony Bourdain


764. “Plans should be ephemeral, so be prepared to move away from them.” – Anthony Bourdain


765. “Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life — and travel — leaves marks on you.”


766. “Grilling, broiling, barbecuing – whatever you want to call it – is an art, not just a matter of building a pyre and throwing on a piece of meat as a sacrifice to the gods of the stomach.” ~James Beard


767. Laughter is brightest where food is best. – Irish Proverb


768. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain


769. “Italian food is seasonal. It is simple. It is nutritionally sound. It is flavorful. It is colorful. It’s all the things that make for a good eating experience, and it’s good for you.”


770. “What kind of person doesn't let you have gummi bears?”


771. “If I’m an advocate for anything, it’s to move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river. The extent to which you can walk in someone else’s shoes or at least eat their food, it’s a plus for everybody. Open your mind, get up off the couch, move.”


772. “The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.­” �­� Calvin Trillin


773. “There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will.”


774. “I am a better person when I have less on my plate.”


775. “Food can become such a point of anxiety – not because it’s food, but just because you have anxiety. That’s how eating disorders develop.” ― Vanessa Carlton


776. “Life is too short for self-hatred and celery sticks.”


777. “Food is really and truly the most effective medicine.”


778. “I’m a big pasta fan. I’m a big Italian food fan. Anything Italian – I love cheese, mozzarella. Mozzarella is my favorite, so I have to say anything Italian, I’ll take it.”


779. “I watch cooking change the cook, just as it transforms the food.”


780. “A man taking basil from a woman will love her always.” ~Sir Thomas Moore


781. “You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans. ”


782. “Don't wreck a sublime chocolate experience by feeling guilty.


783. Gigi Hadid eats a burger once a week and so do I.


784. “She glanced down at the contents of her plate. Just tell him what it is. Simple. Look at it and say what it is. "Sloppy Joe," she managed.


785. “Cooking with kids is not just about ingredients, recipes, and cooking. It’s about harnessing imagination, empowerment, and creativity.” - Guy Fieri


786. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” – Proverb


787. “You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” - Paul Prudhomme


788. “There’s no “we” in ice cream.” ― Unknown


789. Fish, to taste right, must swim three times—in water, in butter and in wine.


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


791. “I think that lunch is one of the most enjoyable and important things in the day. But you need to create the space and the time to do just that. And in Italy, we do that.”


792. “If God had intended us to follow recipes, he wouldn’t have given us grandm­others­.” ~Linda Henley


793. “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”


794. “Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it’s a start.”


795. “One cannot think well, love well and sleep well unless one has dined well.”


796. “Cooking should be a carefully balanced reflection of all the good things of the earth.”~Jean & Pierre Troisgros


797. “If you’re not in a good mood, the only thing you should make is a reserv­ation.­” —Carla Hall


798. You had me at 'pizza.'


799. “Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands -- and then eat just one of the pieces.” - Judith Viorst


800. “Food is an important part of a balanced diet.” — Fran Lebowitz


801. “My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” — Orson Welles


802. “Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn’t illegal.”


803. “Food may be essential as fuel for the body, but good food is fuel for the soul.”


804. “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.”


805. “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.”


806. “Eat, as nobody is watching. Enjoy food like that’s the only thing left in your world.”


807. “The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nouris­hment, festivity, safety, and s­atisfa­ction.” -Laurie Coldwin


808. “I used to think the skills my mother and grandmother had were small and insign­ifican­t, because the world taught me that black food was small ­and in­significant. But now I realize what we contribute to food in America is vast. Right now that’s all I want to cook, and I want to cook it on a level that resonates with me, beyond whether it tastes good.” – Mashama Bailey


809. “Good food is a right, not a privilege. It brings children into a positive relationship with their health, community and environment.” ― Alice Waters


810. “I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.” ― Robert Mondavi


811. “… food is not simply organic fuel to keep body and soul together, it is a perishable art that must be savoured at the peak of perfec­tion." ― E.A. Bucchianeri


812. I lost some weight once, but I found it again in the fridge.


813. “The way you make an omelet reveals your character.”


814. “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.”


815. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu


816. “This magical, marvelous food on our plate, this sustenance we absorb, has a story to tell. It has a journey.” -Joel Salatin


817. “Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.”


818. People who love to eat are always the best people


819. “If we shake out all of the crumbs from all of the keyboards in the world, we can end world hunger.”—Matthew Dolkart


820. “A healthy outside starts from the inside.” – Robert Urich


821. My dinner stomach is full, but my dessert stomach still has room.


822. “I think preparing food and feeding people brings nourishment not only to our bodies but to our spirits. Feeding people is a way of loving them, in the same way that feeding ourselves is a way of honoring our own createdness and fragil­ity.�­� ― Shauna Niequist


823. Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving, and identity.


824. “If God had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers.” ~Linda Henley


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


826. “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” –Charles M. Shulz


827. “New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin.”


828. “Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice.”


829. “It’s in the nature of Italians to live life with a positive tone and to celebrate the invitations that come along in life. Italian food is so conducive to all of that.”


830. “The secret of food lies in memory – of thinking and then knowing what the taste of cinnamon or steak is.”


831. “Never eat more than you can lift.”


832. “So long as you have food in your mouth you have solved all questions for the time being.” – Franz Kafka


833. “There’s nothing more romantic than Italian food.”


834. “This magical, marvelous food on our plate, this sustenance we absorb, has a story to tell. It has a journey.” – Joel Salatin


835. “Beware of people who don’t eat; in general they are envious, foolish, or nasty. Abstinence is an anti-social virtue.”~Grimod de la Reynière


836. “Destiny may ride with us today, but there is no reason for it to interfere with lunch.” – Peter the Great


837. “As I got closer to the fence, I held my shirt over my nose to block the smell. One stallion waded through the muck and whinnied angrily at me. He bared his teeth, which were pointed like a bear's.


838. “The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest marriages on earth, and one of the shortest lived.” – Bernard DeVoto


839. “Am I tough? Am I strong? Am I hard-core? Absolutely.


840. “Anyone who says that money cannot buy happiness has clearly never spent their money on pizza.” ― Andrew W.K.


841. “I hate people who are not serious about meals. It is so shallow of them.”


842. “What you eat in private you wear in public.” – Unknown


843. “A Paradox, the doughnut hole. Empty space, once, but now they've learned to market even that. A minus quantity; nothing, rendered edible. I wondered if they might be used-metaphorically, of course-to demonstrate the existence of God. Does naming a sphere of nothingness transmute it into being?”


844. “Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before.” – Dalai Lama


845. “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.”


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


847. I followed my heart and it led me to the fridge.


848. “Where there is cake, there is hope. And there is always cake.” ― Dean Koontz


849. “I always say centered food equals centered behavior.” ― Marilu Henner


850. “How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese­?” ­– Charles de Gaulle


851. “For a Spaniard, Italy is the best place to live. You’ve got all the beauty, history, art, good food, and fashion.”


852. “In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.”


853. Food is an important part of a balanced diet.


854. “It seems that the more places I see and experience, the bigger I realize the world to be. The more I become aware of, the more I realize how relatively little I know of it, how many places I have still to go, how much more there is to learn.”


855. “Part of the secret of success is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” –Mark Twain


856. “After a full belly all is poetry.”


857. “Whoever thought a tiny candy bar should be called fun size was a moron.”


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


859. “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.” - Jose Andres Puerta


860. “The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating” - John Walters


861. “Cooking is like love, it should be entered into with abandon, or not at all” - Harriet Vorne Horne


862. Everything tastes good when you’re on a diet.


863. “It seems that the more places I see and experience, the bigger I realize the world to be. The more I become aware of, the more I realize how relatively little I know of it, how many places I have still to go, how much more there is to learn.” – Anthony Bourdain


864. “As for rosemary, I let it run all over my garden walls, not only because my bees love it but because it is the herb sacred to remembrance and to friendship, whence a sprig of it hath a dumb language.” ~Sir Thomas More


865. “Some say it is better to have eaten and lost than never to have eaten at all.”


866. “Romance is the icing, but love is the cake.” ― Julia Child


867. “A pizza slice a day keeps sadness away.” ― Jet Paacal


868. “Give me all the bacon and eggs you have.” – Ron Swanson


869. “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


870. “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.”


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


872. “Life is too short for self-hatred and celery sticks.” – Marilyn Wann


873. “In Italy, food is an expression of love. It is how you show those around you that you care for them. Having a love for food means you also have a love for those you are preparing it for and for yourself.” ― Joe Bastianich


874. A waffle is like a pancake with a syrup trap” - Mitch Hedberg.


875. “I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.”


876. “A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch. ”


877. “The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking, you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” - Julia Child


878. “It’s okay to eat fish because they don’t have any feelings.”


879. “It was time to take the pumpkin out of the pot and eat it. In the final analysis, that was what solved these big problems of life. You could think and think and get nowhere, but you still had to eat your pumpkin. That brought you down to earth. That gave you a reason for going on. Pumpkin.”


880. “There’s nothing better than cake but more cake.”


881. “Good food is very often, even most often, simple food.”


882. “If I’m an advocate for anything, it’s to move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river. The extent to which you can walk in someone else’s shoes or at least eat their food, it’s a plus for everybody. Open your mind, get up off the couch, move.” – Anthony Bourdain


883. “Either give me more wine or leave me alone.” - Rumi


884. “I grew up in Italy, and our country is a country of great agriculture and food produce. It wasn’t like I was urban and only knew about high-heeled shoes and purses and never knew where my eggs came from.”


885. “Food is the most primitive form of comfort.” – Sheilah Graham Westbrook


886. “Butter is the most delicate of foods among barbarous nations, and one which distinguishes the wealthy from the multitude at large.”


887. “Well, food’s always the way to anybody’s heart, I think, guy or girl.” - Josh Hutcherson


888. “At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind.”


889. “Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.” ~Samuel Butler


890. “I like a cook who smiles out loud when he tastes his own work. Let God worry about your modesty. I want to see your enthus­iasm.�­�� – Robert Farrar Capon


891. “My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner, especially spicy food.” — David Byrne


892. If you cant' feed a hundred people, then just feed one - Mother Teresa.


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


894. “Any food that requires enhancing by the use of chemical substances should in no way be considered a food.” – John H. Tobe


895. “The key to my heart looks a whole lot like a plate of pasta.” ― Unknown


896. “This wasn’t a strange place; it was a new one.” – Paulo Coelho


897. “My idea of fast food is a mallard.” ― Ted Nugent


898. Brunch without champagne is just a sad breakfast.


899. “I think people in Italy live their lives better than we do. It’s an older country, and they’ve learned to celebrate dinner and lunch, whereas we sort of eat as quickly as we can to get through it.”


900. “The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love, and death.” - E.M. Forster


901. “Drink heavily with locals whenever possible.”


902. “All food starting with p is comfort food: pasta, potato chips, pretzels, peanut butter, pastrami, pizza, pastry.” –Sara Paretsky


903. “The beet is the most intense of vegetables. The radish, admittedly, is more feverish, but the fire of the radish is a cold fire, the fire of discontent not of passion. Tomatoes are lusty enough, yet there runs through tomatoes an undercurrent of frivolity. Beets are deadly serious.


904. Tasty food brings eternal bliss


905. “She told herself that she wasn’t a fancy cook but that she could “mix groceries well enough to scare hunger away from starving a man.” -Maya Angelou


906. Let’s talk about brunch, baby. Let’s talk about you and me.


907. When you think you see your food coming at a restaurant, and then you realize it’s not yours.


908. “There is no sight on earth more appealing than the sight of a woman making dinner for someone she loves.” — Thomas Wolfe


909. “Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.”


910. “Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn’t illegal.” - Voltaire


911. “Anybody who believes that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach flunked geography.” ~Robert Byrne


912. “Life’s too short. Start with Dessert!” – Barbra Streisand


913. “To identify with others is to see something of yourself in them and to see something of them in yourself--even if the only thing you identify with is the desire to be free from suffering.”


914. “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”


915. “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.”


916. “Bachelor’s fare: bread and cheese, and kisses.”

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