1001 Inspiring Quotes about Food

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about food? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 1001 most beautiful food quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

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When I’m working, I need to be pretty disciplined, but I do like to enjoy my food. I like to keep it fresh and wholesome. Preparing your own food can be a great way to unwind.

— Julia Stiles

… 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, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

You learn the value of water when the rivers are dry.You learn the value of light when the winters are prolonged.You learn the value of food when the fields are bare.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Even today with the public’s growing interest in food and diet issues, politicians rarely include food as part of their political platforms.

— Jose Andres

We need to not let food master us and take the throne of our lives. We need to make food submit to us, rather than us submitting to food. No one can serve two masters. We cannot serve money and God, and we cannot serve food and God.

— Lisa Bedrick, How to Walk Worthy of Your Calling

Flowers always make people better happier and more helpful they are sunshine food and medicine to the soul.

— Luther Burbank

I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table.

— Paul Auster

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

— Ann Wigmore

I don’t believe in depriving myself of any food or being imprisoned by a diet.

— Joely Fisher

If I liked food and disliked exercise as much as a 400 pound guy, I’d be a 400 pound guy.

— Scott Adams

Until there is a reversal of the sense of values which cares more for size and appearance than for quality, there will be no solving the problem of food pollution.

— Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution

Latin food suffers like Chinese. You can do marginal Chinese and be successful. You can do crappy Mexican and be packed.

— Aaron Sanchez

As I searched for food perfection, and as I gained weight, I began to realize that the race for perfection in anything was the path to destruction.

— Rachael Rose Steil, Running in Silence: My Drive for Perfection and the Eating Disorder That Fed It

There’s no such thing as a specific authenticity to what Mexico is, because Mexico is incredibly complex and varied, and the food is completely different if you travel 50 kilometers. It just changes all the time.

— Gael Garcia Bernal

The food industry profits from providing poor quality foods with poor nutritional value that people eat a lot of.

— Mark Hyman

More die in the United States of too much food than of too little

— John Kenneth Galbraith

I’m into the food in Vegas. I’m willing to go to nice restaurants for sushi and stuff like that.

— Britney Spears

I don’t eat a lot of junk food anymore, but I sure remember it. I used to go through boxes of Little Debbies. I liked Star Crunch, and of course those oatmeal pies.

— CeeLo Green

Like Hollywood movies, MTV and blue jeans, fast food has become one of America’s major cultural exports.

— Eric Schlosser

As a diabetic, I’m a walking picnic. I have to eat measured amounts of food at certain times.

— Elaine Stritch

My sisters like cooking at my place. It has a bit more room, and the food tastes a little bit better. A big pot of spaghetti and sauce, some warm French bread – works all the time. I think I’ve been eating pasta for 26 years.

— Tom Brady

She believed photography to be the greatest of all art forms because it was simultaneously junk food and gourmet cuisine, because you could snap dozens of pictures in a couple of hours, then spend dozens of hours perfecting just a couple of them.

— Tommy Wallach, We All Looked Up

For him (LBJ) food was not an indulgence but and intoxicant, an object he reached for to fill a gaping void, one he could never fill up.

— Jonathan Darman, Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America

The animal world seizes its food in masses little and big, and often gorges itself with it, but the vegetable, through the agency of the solvent power of water, absorbs its nourishment molecule by molecule.

— John Burroughs

And Adam ruled, for he was the King. Until the day his will to be King deserted him. Then he died, food for a stronger. And the strongest was always the King, not by strength alone, but King by cunning and luck and strength together. Among the rats.

— James Clavell, King Rat

Good food warms the heart and feeds the soul.

— A.D. Posey

Air freshener is man’s pitiful attempt to have his food smell as good, after digestion, as they did, before ingestion.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

If you want to know the value of a day, ask someone who could not find food to eat or water to drink for a whole day when he is hungry.

— Sunday Adelaja

With food still scarce, there was no longer a right to exist. You needed to earn your spot. 

— Eric Liu, Re:union

The implications of Americans devoting their lives to fast food are more profound than the fact that our kids aren’t eating well. There are real repercussions that we need to know about and think about.

— Ruth Reichl

In the middle of the night, things well up from the past that are not always cause for rejoicing–the unsolved, the painful encounters, the mistakes, the reasons for shame or woe. But all, good or bad, give me food for thought, food to grow on.

— May Sarton, At Seventy: A Journal

If invisible people eat invisible food does invisible wind blow invisible trees?

— Cecelia Ahern, If You Could See Me Now

Pasta isn’t just for Italian food anymore. Now there are tasty pasta recipes found in Asian cuisine, and it’s emerging as a newfound love for vegans.

— Marcus Samuelsson

You should have gone yourself, you ask for a Coke and they come back with orange drink. No one understands the martyrdom of the volunteers for the trip to food concession.

— Colson Whitehead, John Henry Days

How strange it is that the house of these hedonic stalwarts is filled with all the luxuries of life, right from plasma televisions to Swiss bank cheque books. So how will they notice the tonnes of food grains rotting in the northern belt?

— Faraaz Kazi

I feel if I’m healthy and happy, I look good. With a good mixture of fitness and healthy food I always feel great!

— Candice Swanepoel

I don’t eat junk food and I don’t think junk thoughts.

— Peace Pilgrim

I’m just sick of food going in the garbage.

— Tom Douglas

We all thought of chicken as lean, protein-rich food that’s good for weight watching, but the truth is chicken might actually be making us fatter!

— Kathy Freston

doctor to stout patient: You’ve been swallowing your food again.

— Anonymous

Sorry to hear about your Dad.”He shrugged. “He was seventy, and we always told him fast food would kill him.””Heart attack?””He was hit by a Pizza Express truck.

— J.A. Konrath, Whiskey Sour

Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.

— W. L. George

There is a lot of food culture that goes on in the home and in the community in non-traditional ways. Food is a lot more than restaurants.

— Eddie Huang

Progress would not have been the rarity it is if the early food had not been the late poison.

— Walter Bagehot

I love good food and I love to eat in nice restaurants. I love Japanese food. I love Gordon Ramsay in London he is pretty amazing.

— Isla Fisher

Is it possible we love and rely on food more than we love and rely on God?

— Lysa TerKeurst

For me, I just like to cut out bread. I like to keep the good carbs in my diet – I love pasta and Italian food – but I try to eat just that on the weekends and cut out carbs during the week.

— Ashley Tisdale

The food and drink that goes along with football is one of the best things: hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and dips. At the stadium I would probably get nachos, but when I’m at home we order pizza a lot.

— Marisa Miller

I feel it is an obligation to help people understand the relation of food to agriculture and the relationship of food to culture.

— Alice Waters

I’m still looking for books about them, as well as I am used to feed food every day.

— Pet Torres, Pact of Witches

Being a consultant is like flying first-class. The food is terrific, the drinks are cold. But all you can do is walk up to the pilot and say, ‘bank left.’ If you’re in management, you have the controls.

— Greg Brenneman

If we gave up eating beef we would have roughly 20 to 30 times more land for food than we have now.

— James Lovelock

It’s woman’s power, food is. You be sure you know where’n the hook is before swallerin’ it, Dru. You mind me, now.

— Lili St. Crow, Jealousy

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

— Irina Shayk

What used to be communal living has become socio-political manipulation on a planetary scale. Everything has become a tool to engineer our consciousness development at every step, ranging from breathing to food to water…

— Anita B. Sulser PhD, We Are One

The foraging for food and water, the struggle for life in a world without masters, housed in a body that man had made dependent on himself.

— Richard Matheson, I Am Legend and Other Stories

When you create an economy where you subsidize corporate profits through a welfare program and food stamps in order to keep wages low in some perverse pursuit of ‘competiveness, ‘ than you reap the fruits of the anger that you sow.

— Martin O’Malley

I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love

— Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Everything is going as planned until I notice that Ashley has barely touched her wine glass or food after ordering the priciest bottle and several of the most expensive dishes on the menu.From “My Worst Valentine’s Day.Ever: a Short Story

— Zack Love, Stories and Scripts: an Anthology

But when you kiss me there’s a spark, and I can’t remember I’m only food to be consumed like an apple and not loved like a woman.

— Phar West Nagle

We wanted a pet food based on sound scientific principles and truth, not marketing hype.

— Dick Van Patten

About eighty percent of the food on shelves of supermarkets today didn’t exist 100 years ago.

— Larry McCleary, Feed Your Brain, Lose Your Belly: Experience Dynamic Weight Loss with the Brain-Belly Connection

Indian food is like classical music raga- it takes time to build up to a crescendo.

— Shobhaa Dé, Superstar India: From Incredible to Unstoppable

Workers who pick the food we eat cannot afford to feed themselves.

— Barry Estabrook, Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit

You don’t have to live in the country and grow your own food to be green.

— Shalom Harlow

It is obvious that the greatest and most important service that is required of our agriculture under existing conditions is an enlarged production of the staple food crops.

— David F. Houston

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

I’d heard street food was a big thing here in Mexico but I didn’t think it meant the creatures that lived on the street.

— Karl Pilkington

When I feel stressed, I turn to food for comfort, but I don’t like to diet and I’m not good at it.

— Salma Hayek

I think my attitude has always been to put food on the table.

— James Garner

I think using animals for food is an ethical thing to do, but we’ve got to do it right. We’ve got to give those animals a decent life and we’ve got to give them a painless death. We owe the animal respect.

— Temple Grandin

I like to compare my mental stress capacity to a dinner plate. Most people have moderate amounts of stress in their life, like a nice balanced meal. The food represents different stresses that occur in our lives, past and present.

— L.K. Elliott, Confessions of an Ex Hot Mess

In corn, I think I’ve found the key to the American food chain. If you look at a fast-food meal, a McDonald’s meal, virtually all the carbon in it – and what we eat is mostly carbon – comes from corn.

— Michael Pollan

The early summer sky was the color of cat vomit. Of course, Tally thought, you’d have to feed your cat only salmon-flavored cat food for a while, to get the pinks right.

— Scott Westerfeld, Uglies

What poison is to food self-pity is to life.

— Oliver C. Wilson

Acumen Fund’s patient capital investment in Western Seed is intended to enhance the food security and economic independence of Kenya’s smallholder farmers.

— Jacqueline Novogratz

There’s tons of junk food for your mind on the Internet. You can sit there for three or 10 or 20 hours a day getting in online arguments with other people who also choose to waste their time.

— Henry Rollins

Just as food is fuel for the body, books are fuel for the mind.

— Jen Selinsky

I love Indian food – it’s my favourite cuisine. I love the mixture of spices and the subtle flavours. It’s really erotic the spices are so sensuous.

— Joe Perry

I didn’t feel like I had control over anything else in my life, but food was something I could control, so I did.

— Zayn Malik, Zayn: The Official Autobiography

I always say, ‘There’s a difference between cooked food and McDonald’s.’ Your mom’s homemade dinner – you enjoy this more than you enjoy the fast food that comes along and goes, and I strive to make homemade dinner every time I put out an album.

— Estelle

A lot of food shows need only to tempt. Some food shows only need to inspire, to empower. And there are a lot of shows that do that.

— Alton Brown

One way to find food for thought is to use the fork in the road, the bifurcation that marks the place of emergence in which a new line of development begins to branch off.

— William Irwin Thompson

I wrapped up my food to take home. “Let’s go. We need to discuss your favorite method of dying, because I’m going to kill you. Just so you know.”Claire grinned. “You’re welcome.”~Gray

— Patricia B. Tighe, Life In The No Dating Zone

Look, ’ said Tyrena. ‘In twentieth-century Old Earth, a fast food chain took dead cow meat, fried it in grease, added carcinogens, wrapped it in petroleum-based foam, and sold nine hundred billion units. Human beings. Go figure.

— Dan Simmons, Hyperion

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

— Daniel Gillies

If it’s dive-bombing you from the air, bury yourself in the sand. It might lose sight of you. Also, no one likes to eat food covered in sand. No one.

— Andrew Shaffer, How to Survive a Sharknado and Other Unnatural Disasters: Fight Back When Monsters and Mother Nature Attack

If you are not hungry for success, you will not make the best use of your time. It is simple and clear. People who are truly hungry for food never play with a meal when they see it.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Become a Better You

Eating crappy food isn’t a reward — it’s a punishment.

— Drew Carey

Nothing to do but work Nothing to eat but food Nothing to wear but clothes To keep one from going nude.

— Ben King

It was common knowledge that big, bad city boys spent the bulk of their time sleeping around, coiffing their hair and posting pictures of food on the internet.

— Gena Showalter, The Closer You Come

Good-quality travel and good-quality food are the two luxuries that I never have any guilt indulging in.

— Charlie Hunnam

We need to be more conversant with it because science is in our lives. It’s in everything. It’s in the food we eat. It’s in the air we breathe. It’s everywhere.

— Alan Alda

I travel around and hear from so many kids. Their parents say they were always very picky but they watch the show and they want to try stuff. The show is entertainment, but I think it has done so much for the public perception of what food can be.

— Tom Colicchio

As a matter of fact, most cases of food poisoning are never linked back to their source.

— Eric Schlosser

I’m a little self-conscious about my body. I love to wear hoodies because you can get cozy and eat some food and your belly doesn’t show!

— Jared Padalecki

Italy has great food and Barcelona has great energy.

— Stefon Harris

We’re all on each other’s food chain. All of us. It’s an individual sport. Welcome to the meaning of individual. We’re each deeply alone here. It’s what we all have in common, this aloneness.

— David Foster Wallace

If I could be doing anything, I’d be laying on the floor in my birthday suit eating junk food and watching something dumb on TV.

— Anita Baker

Give me neither poverty nor riches feed me with food convenient for me.

— Bible

The moon people do not eat by swallowing food but by smelling it. Their money is poetry – actual poems, written out on pieces of paper whose value is determined by the worth of the poem itself.

— Paul Auster, Moon Palace

The more natural or eco-based products you can introduce into your beauty regimen, the more beneficial it is for your skin. It’s similar to introducing organic food into your daily diet.

— Ivanka Trump

It is possible to live in San Francisco for $35 000 a year. Obviously that doesn’t include food or lodging.

— Kenn Carlson

I love food and I love everything involved with food. I love the fun of it. I love restaurants. I love cooking, although I don’t cook very much. I love kitchens.

— Alma Guillermoprieto

They went into stores to get food to stay alive. Looting isn’t the right word. I call it survival.

— Russel Honore

Get people back into the kitchen and combat the trend toward processed food and fast food.

— Andrew Weil

Because of technological limits, there is a certain amount of food that we can produce per acre. If we were to have intensive greenhouse agriculture, we could have much higher production.

— Ralph Merkle

The problem is when that fun stuff becomes the habit. And I think that’s what’s happened in our culture. Fast food has become the everyday meal.

— Michelle Obama

If music be the food of love play on Give me excess of it that surfeiting The appetite may sicken and so die. That strain again! it had a dying fall: O it came o’er my ear like the sweet sound.

— William Shakespeare

If food were free, why work?

— Douglas Horton

Chinese food in Texas is the best Chinese food in the United States except Boston.

— John Updike

We ought to be providing protective sanctuaries for the Kurdish rebels. That means finding some places where they can come and to which we will then be able to provide food and water and medical help.

— Les Aspin

When I started, you had cochineal food colouring that would turn things pink, but you could never make it red. Now, red is no problem – and if you look at supermarket bakery sections since ‘Bake Off’ began, you can get everything.

— Mary Berry

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

— Nikita Dudani

Why would I want a place of my own? Then I would have to things worry about, like doing laundry and having food in the fridge.

— Rafael Nadal

The monkey liked most humans. They left food cans outside their homes for his family to rummage through in the morningsun. Some yelled and threw sticks, but were slow and didn’t bite. Humans were mostly harmless.

— Cole Alpaugh, The Spy’s Little Zonbi

When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.

— Erasmus

Most of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Whether it was our mom’s homemade lasagna or a memorable chocolate birthday cake, food has a way of transporting us back to the past.

— Homaro Cantu

Nobody had ever told me junk food was bad for me. Four years of medical school, and four years of internship and residency, and I never thought anything was wrong with eating sweet rolls and doughnuts, and potatoes, and bread, and sweets.

— Robert Atkins

Just as dumb creatures are snared by food human beings would not be caught unless they had a nibble of hope.

— Petronius

Vegtables, what food eats before it becomes food.

— David Weber, Out of the Dark

Let me be the first to tell you, drinking alcohol is the worst thing to do in cold weather. Hot soup is the best because the process of digesting food helps to warm you up.

— Morgan Freeman

I drive a hybrid, moving into an electric car. I only drink tap water, never consume food that’s travelled.

— Nassim Nicholas Taleb

I was always the new kid in school, I’m the kid from a broken family, I’m the kid who had no dad showing up at the father-son stuff, I’m the kid that was using food stamps at the grocery store.

— Dave Mustaine

As the most powerful people in history, we have climbed to the top of the world food chain, so to speak. Facing not one single enemy or predator who poses to us any danger of consequence, we’ve found the only prey left: ourselves.

— Gavin de Becker

What, my dear Lady Disdain! are you yet living?Beatrice: Is it possible disdain should die while she hathsuch meet food to feed it as Signior Benedick?

— William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

From cheesecake on a stick to meat skewers to deep-fried bananas on a stick – there are no plates anymore. In Los Angeles, everything has become a corn dog. Actually, corn dogs still work. But most other food should be stickless.

— Steve Carell

Eating good food is my favourite thing in the whole world. Nothing is more blissful.

— Justine Larbalestier

To know what’s in my food means to prepare a gun, to know what I drink means to go and put ammo in the gun after cleaning it and finding it and to as last just to push the trigger and look… I’m dead. I’m now just watching my body!

— Deyth Banger

The idea behind fast food is great – people want convenience.

— Kimbal Musk

Music can also be a sensual pleasure, like eating food or sex. But its highest vibration for me is that point of taking us to a real understanding of something in our nature which we can very rarely get at. It is a spiritual state of oneness.

— Terry Riley

A year after winning the Oscar, almost to the day, I was directing a dog food commercial.

— Peter Capaldi

If you like good ol’ fashion Southern soul food then, yes, I am a good cook! My specialty is chicken dumplings and poke salad.

— Dolly Parton

Lem glowered. “Your lion friends ride into some village, take all the food and every coin they find, and call it foraging. the wolves as well, so why not us? no one robbed you, dog. You just been good and foraged.

— George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

Hopefully, imparting what’s important to me, respect for the food and that information about the purveyors, people will realize that for a restaurant to be good, so many pieces have to come together.

— Thomas Keller

Feed yourself with the food of wisdom.Wisdom is recognised by joy and peace.When you allow your ways to be light you go high.When your path supports heaviness it weighs you down.

— Raphael Zernoff

The problem is that they don’t even realize that they’re walking a new road every day. They don’t see that the fields are new and the seasons change. All they think about is food and water

— Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

Americans have a special horror of letting things happen their own way without interference. They would like to jump down their stomachs digest the food and shovel the shit out.

— William Burroughs

Whenever I’d go to restaurants, the main chef came out and was cooking for me, and he’s asking me how the food is. I get, like, VIP service, so it’s weird.

— Inbee Park

My mom was a volleyball player, and my dad was a soccer player. I never thought about it, but they always served healthy food at home, and I love it, and it kind of was a regular part of my day.

— Caroline Wozniacki

All true friendliness begins with fire and food and drink and the recognition of rain or frost. …Each human soul has in a sense to enact for itself the gigantic humility of the Incarnation. Every man must descend into the flesh to meet mankind.

— G.K. Chesterton, What’s Wrong with the World

I had to get healthy for a period in my life, so I learned a lot about food and diet.

— Cobie Smulders

Biofuels such as ethanol require enormous amounts of cropland and end up displacing either food crops or natural wilderness, neither of which is good.

— Elon Musk

The human spirit collapses not when it is deprived of food but when it is denied a dream.- Andy Paula, LifeBeyondNumbers

— Andy Paula

This story about good food begins in a quick-stop convenience market.

— Barbara Kingsolver, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

Divine providence for next dimension is a natural as rest, food and water are to our natural bodies. Rest, Arise and Eat for the challenges ahead of you are too great for you.

— Dr. Lucas D. Shallua

While food makes us live, stories are what make our lives worth living.

— Richard Kearney, On Stories

Humans love sex, we need sex, it’s how we connect, it reminds us we’re alive, it’s the third most basic human need, after food and good movie popcorn.

— Billy Crystal

‎”Well, It’s just painful to see them without nothing to eat and at the same time no God. So let’s share our food and our God.

— Jestoni Revealed

From food addiction to food serenity – freedom tastes great!

— Vera Tarman, Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction

She had not come to the shopping centre to buy shoes; she had come to buy food, and there was a big difference between shopping for food and shopping for shoes, and that difference concentrated on one word: guilt.

— Alexander McCall Smith

Hatred and food were served up in equal proportions at the Connor dining table as he was growing up.

— Bill Ward, Revenge

He swallowed his food this time and actually spoke instead of humphing

— Elle Klass, City by the Bay

When I took command in Vietnam, I gave great emphasis to food and medical care – and to the mail.

— William Westmoreland

In the newspapers the row about the prospect of genetically modified food raged on, and yet here were consumers effectively demanding lambs with four back legs.

— Rose Prince

People are getting famous now for serving food out of a truck, or for, well, pork buns. I don’t know if I’m really pleased to be a part of that. I’m somewhat terrified of what the future holds, especially in America.

— David Chang

In the constant pursuit of perfection, junk food will always be a rather painful stumbling block

— C.S. Woolley

I got food poisoning today. I don’t know when I’ll use it.

— Steven Wright

In the perfect Capitalist State there would be no food available for the non-owner save when he was actually engaged in Production, and that absurdity would, by quickly ending all human lives save those of the owners, put a term to the arrangement.

— Hilaire Belloc, The Servile State

To be interested in food but not in food production is clearly absurd.

— Wendell Berry

If only we correct our eating habits than not only we would have perfect body weight but also we can get rid of most of the diseases.- Subodh Gupta , author “7 food habits for weight loss forever”.

— Subodh Gupta, 7 Food Habits for Weight Loss Forever

My idea of good living is not about eating high on the hog. Rather, to me, good living means understanding how food connects us to the earth.

— Ruth Reichl

Bacon is so good by itself that to put it in any other food is an admission of failure. You’re basically saying, ‘I can’t make this other food taste good, so I’ll throw in bacon.’

— Penn Jillette

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

— Dolly Parton

Green meant water, green patches meant farmers and farmers meant agriculture. Agriculture meant food to eat and food to sell, which meant towns and transport. They had reached civilization.

— T.K. Naliaka, Iron Mixed with Sand Salt without Memory

Strangely enough, I don’t seem to tolerate food in great quantities or when it is too rich anymore.”“That’s perfectly all right. Most people dig their graves with their own teeth as it is.

— Andrew Ashling, The Invisible Chains – Part 1: Bonds of Hate

Like food is to the body, self-talk is to the mind. Don’t let any junk thoughts repeat in your head.

— Maddy Malhotra, How to Build Self-Esteem and Be Confident: Overcome Fears, Break Habits, Be Successful and Happy

I wrapped up my food to take home. ‘Let’s go. We need to discuss your favorite method of dying, because I’m going to kill you. Just so you know.’Claire grinned. ‘You’re welcome.’ ~Gray

— Patricia B. Tighe, Life In The No Dating Zone

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

— Dreama Walker

Even the names of the books gave me food for thought.

— Virginia Woolf

Someday we shall look back on this dark era of agriculture and shake our heads. How could we have ever believed that it was a good idea to grow our food with poisons?

— Jane Goodall, Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating

You mustn’t stand about. Come home with me to dinner.’‘No.’ More shakes his head. ‘I would rather be blown around on the river and go home hungry. If I could trust you only to put food in my mouth – but you will put words into it.

— Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall

Cloud root beer floats and moon grilled cheeses. But their favorite food is stardust.

— Michelle Cuevas, Confessions of an Imaginary Friend

We ate food that wasn’t healthy. We let dirty dishes stack up in the sink. We slept too much.We talked about everything, everything but the slaughter at the mall. Our past, our future. We planned. We dreamed.

— Dean Koontz, Odd Thomas

We should all know more, live nearer to God, and grow in grace, if we were more alone. Meditation chews the cud and extracts the real nutriment from the mental food gathered elsewhere.

— Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

Wet milling (to produce starch) is an energy-intensive way to make food; for every calorie of processed food it produces, another ten calories of fossil fuel energy are burned.

— Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

prepare your food in keeping with monastic traditions—simple, basic, healthy, balanced.

— Mary DeTurris Poust, Cravings: A Catholic Wrestles with Food, Self-Image, and God

You understand the logic behind the illogical, Alyssa. It’s in your nature to find tranquility amid the madness. And that’s what we’re doing here. We are giving our food a fighting chance.

— A.G. Howard, Splintered

Violet speaks Spanish and understands it. She loves Cuban food! My mom is very good at teaching her about our culture, whether it be the food or Spanish or explaining to her that she’s Cuban.

— Christina Milian

I don’t eat fast food often, but I love tacos. I could write prophetically about how perfect the taco is.

— Ken Baumann

An hour later, Amina stood at a pay phone in a mall hallway, where poop and perfume and the grease from the food court formed the kind of atmosphere you might find in Jupiter’s red spot

— Mira Jacob, The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing

Good children do taste better, but there are so few of them. If you can be satisfied with naughty children, you will always have food on the table. They are never in short supply.

— David Demchuk, The Bone Mother

A mathematician is an individual who believes that prophesying that his dog will die if he deprives it of food constitutes a prediction.

— Bill Gaede

My new favorite quote is, “Feed kids Cokes and french fries and you get an obesity crisis. Feed them mental junk food and you get non-readers and poor thinkers.

— Joy Hakim

When I was growing up, I was eating fast food every day. I’d drink soda non-stop, candy, just everything. It was horrible. My go-to was McDonald’s, for sure.

— Ryan Lochte

If music is food for the soul, lessons are food for knowledge what feeds the heart….. Love

— Joyce Guo

Life is nether food nor drink. But the faith of a dance dream.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Civilization transformed man from a food gatherer to a gatherer of pieces of paper: diplomas, employment contracts, money, etc.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Being a vegan is pretty easy these days, as almost every town and city has health food stores and vegetarian-friendly restaurants.

— Moby

Tell me what you do with the food you eat, and I’ll tell you who you are. Some turn their food into fat and manure, some into work and good humour, and others, I’m told, into God. So there must be three sorts of men.

— Nikos Kazantzakis

You know, rural Americans are a special people. Their labor puts food on our table and fuel in our gas tanks. Their service in our military sets a powerful example of leadership, honor and sacrifice. Their spirit of community inspires us all.

— Tom Vilsack

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

— Dorothy Day

All I have besides food is grief.

— Jael McHenry, The Kitchen Daughter

[Government] regulation is an imperfect substitute for the accountability, and trust, built into a market in which food producers meet the gaze of eaters and vice versa.

— Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto

When it was cooler, Trazada made a simple meal of sausage, cheese, and bread. She had schooled herself to wait dinner until hunger urged her to eat; it gave seasoning to poor food that no spice could furnish.(“The Generalissimo’s Butterfly”)

— Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Cautionary Tales

If you get asteroids about a kilometer in size, those are large enough and carry enough energy into our system to disrupt transportation, communication, the food chains, and that can be a really bad day on Earth.

— Neil deGrasse Tyson

E@t ur food a$ ur medicine$, otherwise u hav 2 e@t medicine$ a$ ur food”.

— santosh inani

I spent a college semester in a small town in Italy – and that is where I truly tasted food for the first time.

— Alton Brown

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

— Mark Twain

What’s the most humiliating thing? When you take someone to dinner or you cook somebody dinner and they get food poisoning. I mean, how bad do you feel?

— Wendi McLendon-Covey

I need my food to keep my energy up, so I can’t really diet.

— Sienna Miller

He who doesn’t regard agriculture will truly value it when food becomes scarce!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

I could smell the food fill up my hunger before the order was even placed.

— Phindiwe Nkosi

Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair.

— Friedrich Schiller

When they figure out how to bottle up orgasms and sell them as a food additive, I’ll be first in line.

— Nenia Campbell, Bound to Accept

If the food supply runs out, try trapping or hunting animals. For most people, this won’t be easy. If you can’t catch any animals, it’s time to throw a Donner party.

— Andrew Shaffer, How to Survive a Sharknado and Other Unnatural Disasters: Fight Back When Monsters and Mother Nature Attack

If you are poor and go without food and clothes, don’t hope for wealth in paradise, you are already forsaken

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

I love trying out different cuisines. In Delhi, I love Megu at the Leela, and TK’s at the Hyatt. I also enjoy Khan Chacha’s rolls. In Mumbai, it’s Royal China and Shiro. And in Bangalore, I like the food at Bricklane.

— Virat Kohli

When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food and the joy of living, If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies with yourself.

— Tecumseh

The people who harvest America’s food must be treated with respect and earn a living wage.

— Frances Beinecke

So somebody has talent? So what? Dime a dozen. And we’re overpopulated. Actually we have more food than we have people and more art. We’ve gotten to the point of burning food. When will we begin to burn our art?

— John Cage, Silence: Lectures and Writings

Eating more consciously now feels like a way of being. I actually think about how my food got to my plate.

— Oprah Winfrey

The brain had its own food on which it battened, and the imagination, made grotesque by terror, twisted and distorted as a living thing by pain, danced like some foul puppet on a stand and grinned through moving masks.

— Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

The truly powerful feed ideology to the masses like fast food while they dine on the most rarified delicacy of all: impunity.

— Naomi Klein

I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.

— Marcus Samuelsson

I’d like to avoid the environmental apocalypse if I could. Zombies, robots – I don’t know – I’d probably do alright hidden in the middle of the herd and sacrificing people to keep myself alive, but where you gonna hide when all the food is gone?

— Ben Peek

Chefs are at the end of a long chain of individuals who work hard to feed people. Farmers, beekeepers, bakers, scientists, fishermen, grocers, we are all part of that chain, all food people, all dedicated to feeding the world.

— Jose Andres

It’s often hard for us to imagine going without some of our luxuries like travel, dining out, or Internet, much less our basic necessities like food and water. But try for a minute to imagine how life would be with such deprivations.

— Marcus Samuelsson

Her voice is so soft. If it were a food item, it’d be a marshmallow.

— Tim Tharp, The Spectacular Now

Places of confinement providing free food and medical care are called prisons.

— John Lilly

Ish #303 “It’s a street food vendor! Stop asking for the health score rating.

— Regina Griffin

I’m very proud of the Rome episode of ‘No Reservations’ because it violated all the conventional wisdom about making television. You’re never, ever supposed to do a food or travel show in black and white.

— Anthony Bourdain

It is difficult to get organic food at most restaurants, so when possible, eat at home. When not, do your best.

— Suzanne Somers

Research has shown that even small amounts of processed food alter the chemical balance in our brain and cause negative mood swings along with noticeable dips ill energy.

— Marilu Henner

We run to place and power over the dead bodies of those who fail and fall; ay, we win the food we eat from out the mouths of starving babes.

— H. Rider Haggard, She

It’s important to have fun. Survival is more than making sure we have enough food and water.

— Scott Cramer, Night of the Purple Moon

I always made my food congenial to my constitution, and my health was always excellent.

— Giacomo Casanova

I stopped dieting on plain, boring, unsatisfying food and started eating rich, delicious meals full of flavor and, yes… fat. I got skinny on fat and realized I would never have to diet again.

— Suzanne Somers

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

— W. C. Fields

At no moment in history has a bright young girl with plenty of food and a good constitution perished from too much learning.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, The Signature of All Things

… education is the second food a parent can give a child.

— Uzoma Nnadi

What is patriotism but the love of the food one ate as a child?

— Lin Yutang

Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.

— M.F.K. Fisher

If you want your life to be a five-star reality, you have to stop settling for a fast food mentality!

— Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

I’m encouraged because you pick up any food magazine and there’s two or three recipes involving Indian spices.

— Aarti Sequeira

I’d like to have any sort of Mexican or Italian food any time of the day!

— Brenda Song

The class of citizens who provide at once their own food and their own raiment, may be viewed as the most truly independent and happy.

— James Madison

Good food is very often, even most often, simple food.

— Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

All the food we eat – every grain of rice and kernel of corn – has been genetically modified. None of it was here before mankind learned to cultivate crops. The question isn’t whether our food has been modified, but how.

— Michael Specter

Truth will not afford sufficient food to their vanity; so they have betaken, themselves to errour. Truth, Sir, is a cow which will yield such people no more milk, and so they are gone to milk the bull.

— Samuel Johnson, Life and Conversations of Dr. Samuel Johnson: Founded Chiefly Upon Boswell.

Each year, food companies use an amount of salt that is every bit as staggering as it sounds: 5 billion pounds.

— Michael Moss, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

My mom is my great supporter. It’s always nice to have her around. She can cook. It’s nice to have some home-cooked food sometimes.

— Caroline Wozniacki

There’s great food everywhere, and even McDonald’s uses nice wood now.

— Spike Jonze

Wit is the salt of conversation not the food and few things in the world are more wearying than a sarcastic attitude towards life.

— Agnes Repplier

It’s like getting an extraordinary meal after you’ve been eating junk food for a long time. The taste just sweeps through your sensibilities, bringing all-out contentment, and the sheer goodness of it makes up for every bad meal you ever had.

— Joan Bauer, Hope Was Here

Regardless of what our national credit rating is, people will always want a roof over their heads, food on their tables, fuel for their cars, and clothes on their backs.

— Robert Kiyosaki

If women cannot eat the same food as men, we cannot experience equal status in the community.

— Naomi Wolf

I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.

— Brendan Behan

We would load up the yellow Cutlass Supreme station wagon and pick blackberries during blackberry season or spring onions during spring onion season. For us, food was part of the fabric of our day.

— Mario Batali

High-quality food is better for your health.

— Michael Pollan

Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.

— W. C. Fields

21Most food goes to waste in affluent societies. When we throw leftovers into the garbage, it goes to waste. When we eat more food than we need, it goes to waist.

— Earle Gray

Children want to mimic adults. They notice when you choose to prepare fresh vegetables over calling in another pizza pie for dinner. They will see that food made with love and care outweighs going through the drive-through window.

— Marcus Samuelsson

The first step in reforming appetite is going from processed food to real food. Then, if you can afford organic or grass-fed, fantastic. But the first step is moving from processed industrial food to the real thing.

— Michael Pollan

While weight loss is important, what’s more important is the quality of food you put in your body – food is information that quickly changes your metabolism and genes.

— Mark Hyman

Man needs air, man needs water, man needs food and man needs adventure also! Adventure is a medicine for the infinite boredom.

— Mehmet Murat ildan

The problem is we are not eating food anymore, we are eating food like products. (Hungry For Change Film)

— Alejandro Junger

Regulation is necessary to protect our natural environment, keep our food and medicine safe, and ensure fair competition and fair treatment of our workers.

— Marco Rubio

You don’t command your plate to provide you with food and it does. And you don’t have to get bored if it doesn’t. Whatever has to drop into the plate must pass through your head!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

I remembered seeing a media channel where they showed picture after picture of food items I had never seen before in my life. When I asked my father what it was, he said they called it the “Two Minutes’ Hate.

— Project Itoh

The automatic stabilizer is unemployment insurance, food stamps, additional coverage of Medicaid.

— Franklin Raines

To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can’t eat it.

— Leo Tolstoy

Regardless of the nature of the conflict, one basic rule translates into most Conflict Zone “Theatres” that doesn’t make it into Movie Theaters is that the food runs out faster than the bullets.

— Victor L. Machin, epocalypse

Henry held up his taco- formerly Vlad’s- and grinned. ” Little known fact, gentlemen. Tacos are the food of genius.”pg248 Henry to Vlad & Joss

— Heather Brewer, Twelfth Grade Kills

In any compromise between food and poison, it is only death that can win. In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit.

— Ayn Rand

Mr. Gweta and his daughter were the cosmetics camouflaging an infected blackhead. The rest of the ugliness ran deep into a world where plants ate people and botanists lay at the bottom of the food chain.

— Taona Dumisani Chiveneko, Sprout of Disruption

I think I went to Italy initially for the art, architecture, food and history, but I stayed there because of the people in Cortona.

— Frances Mayes

Ahbonbon’s mission to help people be successful in both business and personal life by focusing on entrepreneurship, healthy living, and food guides.

— Lynn D. Ahbonbon

Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea, substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing about 2.2 million people each year, most of them children.

— Gro Harlem Brundtland

Share your food with the needy and you shall see that your food will taste much better!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

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

— Maya Angelou

Almost certainly, however, the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind.

— Norman Borlaug

I love food. I’m a huge food addict. I think in my past life I was a pig or something like that, but I love eating; I never stop eating.

— Justin Lee

No single food will make or break good health. But the kinds of food you choose day in and day out have a major impact.

— Walter Willet

We got so much food in America we’re allergic to food. Allergic to food! Hungry people ain’t allergic to shit. You think anyone in Rwanda’s got a fucking lactose intolerance?!

— Chris Rock

Everywhere, people are discovering that doing things more slowly often means doing them better and enjoying them more. It means living life instead of rushing through it. You can apply this to everything from food to parenting to work.

— Carl Honore

Having a roof over your head with enough food to eat is a fundamental need of all humans if they are to achieve happiness.

— Gyalwa Dokhampa, The Restful Mind

My dad gave me the gene to enjoy cooking, and to enjoy consuming good food and wine.

— Danny Meyer

It’s very difficult when you have $1.50 per day to spend on food and drink, but for people who live this reality, that money also has to cover medical expenses and education, fuel and shelter – sometimes for an entire family.

— Rachel Brosnahan

The old injunction ‘Don’t talk with your mouth full’ is based on the presumption that, however multifunctional a mouth may be, it should only perform one job at a time. Humans have found a way around this limitation in the form of food writing.

— Bee Wilson

Stay inspired by feeding your mind with positive, healthy, mental food through reading or listening to good inspirational, motivational, and educational material.

— Mensah Oteh

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.

— Anthony Bourdain

I am writing to all the churches to let it be known that I will gladly die for God if only you do not stand in my way… Let me be food for the wild beasts, for they are my way to God.

— Ignatius of Antioch

A house is no home unless it contain food and fire for the mind as well as for the body.

— Margaret Fuller

The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth – something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food – just watch it, don’t eat it.

— Ed Koch

Where men are forbidden to honour a king they honour millionaires, athletes, or film-stars instead: even famous prostitutes or gangsters. For spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.

— C.S. Lewis, Present Concerns

…if you use a standard called “biological value” to rate protein sources… soy finishes far below eggs, milk, fish, beef and chicken. The food with the highest biological value ever measured is whey protein…

— Lou Schuler, The New Rules of Lifting for Women: Lift Like a Man, Look Like a Goddess

Why do older people seem more honest, dependable? But it’s true. People think lies are like the food pyramid or Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, broad at the base. What does a ninety-year-old have to fib about?

— R.A. Nelson

People who shop in health food stores never look healthy.

— Amy Sedaris

Then he kept to the back streets, and found a place that did a very reasonable double sausage, egg, bacon and fried slice, in the hope that food could replace sleep.

— Terry Pratchett, Going Postal

We can find food and beverage companies most face the challenges in sales management due competition and nature of their product. Sales force is get tool for these companies at different level of sales.

— pepupsales.com

There’s no denying that candy is comfort food and it’s affordable.

— Dylan Lauren

The way you treat your food on your plate is a reflection of the way you treat people in your life. Learning how to dine teaches you not just how to eat but how to treat people.

— Rajiv Talreja

[On visitors after having a new baby…] “Put a lock on the door, barricade it if you have to. No one gets past that front door unless they come bearing one of two things: food or cleaning products!

— Claudine Wolk, It Gets Easier! And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers

There’s a world of difference between, “Look at this mess you made!” and “I don’t like to see food on the floor!

— Joanna Faber, How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7

Don’t talk while having food was only meant to be in integrity with food.

— Harrish Sairaman

In the inverted food chain of fame, it was the big beasts who were stalked and hunted

— Robert Galbraith, The Cuckoo’s Calling

I have always said there is only one thing that can bring our nation down – our dependence on foreign countries for food and energy. Agriculture is the backbone of our economy.

— John Salazar

I could talk food all day. I love good food.

— Tom Brady

Producing food to eat is the single most destructive environmental activity humans engage in.

— Ramez Naam

Going vegetarian – and then vegan – has calmed me down, and it has also made me physically and emotionally strong. I do crave meat once in a while, but I find that spiritually, non-vegetarian food works against my emotional health.

— Kangana Ranaut

And what the hell does that even mean? Why would you serve food for thoughgs, and what kind of food? If you serve spinach, do you get healthy thoughts? If it’s ice cream and candy, it is fun thoughts? Why do we say stupid things?

— J.D. Robb, Concealed in Death

We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.

— George Orwell

I don’t confuse my digestive system, I just season simple food with hunger

— Richard Proenneke

Talking about food is like talking about your dreams. Everyone has something to say. We all have to eat, it’s just what we eat which differs. Some people eat for fuel and I feel bad for them.

— Gael Garcia Bernal

Cooking with your kids and engaging them in hands-on activities are two ways to begin to educate children about the healthy eating, and kick start the important task to help change how the younger generation looks at food and nutrition.

— Marcus Samuelsson

I come from great stock. I didn’t come from money. My parents both worked really hard to keep food on the table and give my sister and me opportunities to play sports and see what we were good at.

— Rickie Fowler

Ounce for ounce, herbs and spices have more antioxidants than any other food group.

— Michael Greger

Oh yes, there’s lots of great food in America. But the fast food is about as destructive and evil as it gets. It celebrates a mentality of sloth, convenience, and a cheerful embrace of food we know is hurting us.

— Anthony Bourdain

I’ve got tremendous respect for different cultures, for the food and everything.

— Ian Rush

French cooking is really the result of peasants figuring out how to extract flavor from pedestrian ingredients. So most of the food that we think of as elite didn’t start out that way.

— Michael Pollan

Technology is, of course, a double edged sword. Fire can cook our food but also burn us.

— Jason Silva

Most folks don’t have but a few days to a week’s worth of food in their houses at any given time. When they run out, they’ll have to forage. Only the fools will forage in town. The smart ones will look on the outskirts.

— Edward M. Wolfe, Hell on Ice

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

— Wolfgang Puck

If you want to keep people happy, just keep the food and entertainment rolling.

— E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

Feelings are for the soul what food is for the body.

— Rudolf Steiner, How to Know Higher Worlds: A Modern Path of Initiation

That’s a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much of my own food as possible.

— Daryl Hannah

Lovers are food for each other to sustain their lives

— Munia Khan

I think the basic thing that home cooks can learn how to do is just season properly… If the home cook realized how little salt they use compared to what’s needed, it would make their food taste better.

— David Chang

The thing about all my food is that everything is a remembered flavor. Maybe it’s something I had as a child or maybe it’s something I had in Milan, but I want it to taste better than you ever thought.

— Ina Garten

If man be sensible and one fine morning, while he is lying in bed, counts at the tips of his fingers how many things in this life truly willgive him enjoyment, invariably he will find food is the first one.

— Lin Yutang

In the 21st century our tastes buds, our brain chemistry, our biochemistry, our hormones and our kitchens have been hijacked by the food industry.

— Mark Hyman

The best catering and Home food delivery in Singapore, without food borne illness, a variety of food menu and all the foods are made by the best chefs to deal your every requirement.

— Tingkat Delivery

Shadow was a couple of a hundred yards away from his motel, and he walked there, breathing the cold air, past red and yellow and blue lights advertising every kind of fast food a man could imagine, as long as it was a hamburger.

— Neil Gaiman, American Gods

If you were in paris your food might as well glitter.

— Michelle Gable, A Paris Apartment

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.

— Malin Akerman

I think I’m going to give my baby her first food on Thanksgiving, make her some organic sweet potato. I’m very excited! It’s going to be a big day and my husband is in charge of the turkey – he’s the chef of the family!

— Lily Aldridge

Those who fight for food will die in hunger, those who fight for wealth will end up poor heated, only those who seek knowledge and freedome will succeed even at there past.

— Hamzat haruna Ribah

After we bring food home from the grocery store…Dogs must think we are the greatest hunters ever!

— Ann Taylor

Avoid stress, the doctor had said. Eat lots of good food and enjoy this little mysterious bun cooking in the oven. Ha!

— Thea Harrison, Pia Does Hollywood

I’d like to thank the committee that brought this event about. It was an equal endeavor. They did the food decorations and reservations and I did the traffic flow.

— Wendy Morgan

Sex might satisfy, food might fuel, love might sustain, but without coffee, what is the point?

— Nora Roberts, Heart of the Sea

The people who misuse the Sabbath lose the blessings of spiritual food and growth promised to those who keep this commandment.

— Joseph B. Wirthlin

When we go to the store, we bring home more than food – we bring home traces of broader environmental problems. But we can use our shopping carts and dinner plates to help solve some of those problems.

— Frances Beinecke

If everyone followed through on their resolutions, the conseqences for humanity would be dire: The fast food industry would collapse, the gyms would become unbearably crowded, and lifestyle magazines would have nothing left to say.

— Amanda Foreman

The church wanted us to give out food to malnourished children, but they didn’t want us to question why they were malnourished to begin with.

— Elvia Alvarado, Don’t Be Afraid, Gringo

I love Chinese food, like steamed dim sum, and I can have noodles morning, noon and night, hot or cold. I like food that’s very simple on the digestive system – I tend to keep it light. I love Japanese food too – sushi, sashimi and miso soup.

— Shilpa Shetty

I like food too much to go on some crazy diet. French fries are my favorite downfall.

— Holly Madison

Oh my lovely princess, “Raoden whispered. “You probably mean well, but handing these people food is the worst thing you could do to them.”-Brandon Sanderson(Elantris)

— Brandon Sanderson, Elantris

The knish is a classic example of peasant food evolving into comfort food and even sophisticated fare.

— Gil Marks

In my food world, there is no fear or guilt, only joy and balance. So no ingredient is ever off-limits. Rather, all of the recipes here follow my Usually-Sometimes-Rarely philosophy. Notice there is no Never.

— Ellie Krieger, The Food You Crave: Luscious Recipes for a Healthy Life

The shorter the chain between raw food and fork, the fresher it is and the more transparent the system is.

— Joel Salatin

Complaining from lack of food doesn’t always affect my emotions. complaining from lack of knowledge, passion, creative ideas and happiness always does.

— Sameh Elsayed

She reminded him of (…) all the shivering, stupefying misery in a world that never yet had provided enough heat and food and justice for all but an ingenious and unscrupulous handful. What a lousy earth!

— Joseph Heller, Catch-22

Whatever your favorite food is, if you eat it every day for a month, you’re going to get sick of it.

— Tucker Max

Any food that requires enhancing by the use of chemical substances should in no way be considered a food.

— John H. Tobe

All food is comfort food. Maybe I just like to chew.

— Lewis Black

I want to spend my life with someone and do nice things and go on adventures, read books and have nice food and celebrate things. I don’t want to spend the rest of my life in the bedroom like some people who just go to bed and never get out again.

— Tracey Emin

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, Twelfth Night

By defining the problem as “hunger, ” the emergency food system is helping to direct our attention away from the more fundamental problem of poverty, and the even more basic problem of inequality.

— Janet Poppendieck, Sweet Charity?: Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement

We are stronger as a group than an individual. Think in a cooperative and communal way, set up local food hubs and create growing communities.

— Arthur Potts Dawson

In 49 countries around the world, including all of Europe, people have the opportunity of knowing whether or not they are eating food which contains genetically engineered ingredients. In the United States, we don’t.

— Bernie Sanders

The demons are not easily dispatched, instead attaching themselves to otherwise beautiful things, a favorite food or a love note left for you, to see how you react when they rear up.

— Thomm Quackenbush, Find What You Love and Let It Kill You

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.

— Edith Sitwell

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, Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace, and Learning the Hard Way

If you can eat with mates or friends or family, I mean, it’s such a brilliant thing isn’t it? If you feel really rubbish and you have a nice bit of food it makes you feel good, you know?

— Jamie Oliver

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

— Plato

Those men ate like food had just been invented

— Raynetta Manees, All for Love

Give your kids a bloody knife and fork and let me put some fresh food in front of them they can eat.

— Jamie Oliver

I like a quiet evening with family or friends over, great food and great discussion and a lot of laughter. That’s really what I think fills my tank.

— Anna Eshoo

What I’ve enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn – I love it!

— Jamie Oliver

Literature that awakens and inflames feelings is the food of hearts.

— Ahmed Mayouf

Health isn’t about being “perfect” with food or exercise or herbs. Health is about balancing those things with your desires. It’s about nourishing your spirit as well as your body.

— Golda Poretsky

Two of the central ingredients to our family are food and faith, so sitting down together and thanking God for the food He’s provided means everything to us. Prayer is a natural part of our lives – not only around the dinner table, but all day long.

— Phil Robertson

We are also in the process of defining how best to work together with food and other companies to address diet and physical activity factors in order to prevent chronic diseases.

— Gro Harlem Brundtland

The position is: the Gaelic language is no longer the native language; it is dead, yet food is being brought to the graveyard.

— Patrick Kavanagh

I’m pro-forwards. Do I want the Seventies to come back? No. The haircuts were terrible. Everyone stank. The food was awful.

— Douglas Coupland

Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved, nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply.

— Norman Borlaug

We took our food order to go, in greasy paper bags, and walked across Columbus Circle to Central Park. He helped me up the giant prehistoric-looking rock just off the playground.

— Camille Perri, The Assistants

Although even when I am being idle I have plenty of food for thought both early and late – thoughts both about and not about art.

— Gustav Klimt

I eat soup noodles for comfort. In fact, noodles of any kind. It’s a food that is very easy to eat; it’s very soothing and comfortable, too. If I could choose any, I’d say buckwheat was my favourite: it has a very good flavour and is healthy, too.

— Nobu Matsuhisa

I was eating bad stuff. Lots of sugar and carbs, junk food all the time. It makes you very irritated.

— Avril Lavigne

Being Necessary is food no less than cabbages and strawberry pies.

— Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two

I work hard. I focus on myself and putting food on my dinner table before anything else. I don’t worry about other artists. Worrying about the next person in a negative way is the wrong way to be.

— Meek Mill

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

— Peter O’Toole

No family should have to depend on the labor of its children to put food on the table and no person should be forced to work in captivity.

— Hilda Solis

Every decision we make – when we choose a vehicle, when we pump gas into that vehicle, when we order food – is not just a personal lifestyle choice. It’s an environmental and moral choice.

— Jane Velez-Mitchell

For the first 50 years of your life the food industry is trying to make you fat. Then, the second 50 years, the pharmaceutical industry is treating you for everything.

— Pierre Dukan

There is nothing to which men while they have food and drink cannot reconcile themselves.

— George Santayana

Oily, cold-water fish from remote, pollution-free waters (anchovies, herring, mackerel, salmon, sardines) are some of the most nutrient-rich foods on the planet: no other food comes close to their omega-3 levels.

— Mark Sisson, Primal Blueprint 21-Day Total Body Transformation: A Step-by-Step, Gene Reprogramming Action Plan

Preparing and serving food had always been a joy, for it made her appreciate the abundance of the world.

— Elizabeth Camden, Until the Dawn

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

— Heston Blumenthal

Social Security is based on a principle. It’s based on the principle that you care about other people. You care whether the widow across town, a disabled widow, is going to be able to have food to eat.

— Noam Chomsky

Fashion pictures show people looking glamorous. Travel pictures show a place looking at its best, nothing to do with the reality. In the cookery pages, the food always looks amazing, right? Most of the pictures we consume are propaganda.

— Martin Parr

I do love Italian food. Any kind of pasta or pizza. My new pig out food is Indian food. I eat Indian food like three times a week. It’s so good.

— Jennifer Love Hewitt

In fact, in many ways my mother was quite hippy-dippy, serving macrobiotic food and reading ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.’

— Kristin Scott Thomas

Fact: The plastic knife is perfect for when a person just wants to make some marks on his food and get insanely frustrated at the same time.

— Demetri Martin, This is a Book

We have sold ourselves into a fast food model of education, and it’s impoverishing our spirit and our energies as much as fast food is depleting our physical bodies.

— Ken Robinson

Let food be thy your medicine

— Hippocrates

Having someone do certain things for you is like getting someone to chew your food for you.It might be easier to swallow but it loses all its flavor…And you want the flavor!

— Ze Frank

The average person is still under the aberrant delusion that food should be somebody else’s responsibility until I’m ready to eat it.

— Joel Salatin, Folks, This Ain’t Normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World

My idea of fast food is a mallard.

— Ted Nugent

God gives every bird its food but he does not throw it into the nest.

— Josiah G. Holland

But what little we did know, we brandished wildly like cavemen’s clubs, slinging out stuff we felt tasted good. That was as intricate as ourgame plan ever was—to make food that tasted good.

— Bjorn Shen, Artichoke: Recipes & Stories from Singapore’s Most Rebellious Kitchen

I have no taste for corruptible food nor for the pleasures of this life. I desire the Bread of God, which is the Flesh of Jesus Christ, who was of the seed of David, and for drink I desire His Blood, which is love incorruptible.

— Ignatius of Antioch

I’m not afraid of total failure. In the end, we’re all just food for worms, so what are we so worried about?

— Marisha Pessl

I really love good food occasionally, but I need time to enjoy it, and I need to be hungry.

— Clare Balding

Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty.

— Alice Foote MacDougall

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

— George Miller

When I was a young boy, during the aftermath of World War II, Germany was broken and in ruins. Many people were hungry, sick, and dying. I remember well the humanitarian shipments of food and clothing that came from the Church in Salt Lake City.

— Dieter F. Uchtdorf

My mother accidentally gave me food poisoning. She fed me baby carrots for a snack before Christmas dinner – but they had expired in June! I threw up for the next 24 hours.

— Busy Philipps

I think we have to understand that sugar is an essential component of food it’s just that sugar in excess is an inappropriate and unhelpful diet.

— Andrew Lansley

People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue.

— Michael Pollan

Worries are the most stubborn habits in the world. Even after a poor man has won a huge lottery prize he will still for months wake up in the night with a start worrying about food and rent.

— Vicki Baum

It is as necessary for man to live in beauty rather than ugliness as it is necessary for him to have food for an aching belly or rest for a weary body.

— Abraham Maslow

I love good food but I follow strict rules the days I perform.

— Jose Carreras

Eat the right food at the right time for the right purpose.


I learned very early that our health is always impaired by some excess either of food or abstinence, and I never had any physician except myself.

— Giacomo Casanova

I was also supposed to quiz my various companions on a number of important matters such as nostalgia, fear of unknown animals, food fantasies, nocturnal emissions, hobbies, choice of radio program, changes in out look and so forth.

— Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

Making food is a wonderful way to spend a Friday night.

— Chrissy Teigen

Happy we were the, for we had a good house, and good food and good work.

— Richard Llewellyn, How Green Was My Valley

Sometimes I think the human animal doesn’t really need food or water to survive, only gossip.

— Steve Toltz, A Fraction of the Whole

You’ve never really know what it’s like to trust God to provide for you today, because you’ve got today provided for. And probably tomorrow too. Maybe even into next winter, with all the food socked away in that extra freezer in the garage.

— Craig Groeschel, Weird: Because Normal Isn’t Working

My roses are my jewels, the sun and moon my clocks, fruit and water my food and drink.

— Hester Lucy Stanhope

A burrito is a delicious food item that breaks down all social barriers and leads to temporary spiritual enlightenment.

— Lisi Harrison, Monster High

I don’t like food that’s too carefully arranged it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I’d buy a painting.

— Andy Rooney

I was always a junk food person, still am.

— Dolly Parton

At no point in history has a bright young girl with plenty of food and a good constitution perished from too much learning.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, The Signature of All Things

Build your life in self-controlpurity, moderation in food and drink, and obedience to the will Divine. and you will have built well !!!!

— Tanu Reshma B Singh

What hunger is in relation to food zest is in relation to life.

— Bertrand Russell

Cleaning is my favorite way to relax. I clear things out and get rid of the stuff I don’t need. When the food pantry and the refrigerator are organized, I feel less stressed.

— Jennifer Morrison

All businesses — no matter if they make dog food or software — don’t sell products, they sell solutions.

— Jay Samit, Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

Beautiful food and health are priceless.

— Bryant McGill, Voice of Reason

I am following a particular diet, and it requires me to not just eat right but also at the right time. So, I carry food from home.

— Yami Gautam

Most food you drop is still perfectly edible. If it was in your eyesight the whole time, you can pick it up and eat it.

— Mehmet Oz

I basically have the diet of a 19th-century Irish navy, apart from the litre of stout a day. It’s meat and potatoes and bread and cheese: those are my four food groups.

— Daniel Radcliffe

Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

I appreciate my my sleep In sleep my conversation is witty My home is dusted My office work is up to date The dog is even well behaved And food is on the table on timeBut then when I’m asleep I don’t have you to clutter and confuseMy hungry heart

— Nikki Giovanni

I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me – like food or water.

— Ray Charles

I peeled the skin off a grape in slippery little triangles, and I understood then that I would be undressing every item of food I could because my clothes would be staying on.

— Aimee Bender

Mothering Oxymoron: Reminding the kids to not talk with food in their mouths, yet I have food in my mouth while trying to correct them in the moment.

— Mommy Moo Moo

I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love.

— Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Without sharks, you take away the apex predator of the ocean, and you destroy the entire food chain.

— Peter Benchley

It seems like women are always in the kitchen around food and they’re serving and they’re giving and they’re enjoying and it’s part of the plentitude of life and the enrichment of life.

— Kathy Bates

Stop making things of less value your food for thought each moment of time! Your mind is precious. Mind your mind!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Karma yoga is giving food to the hungry, clothes to the needy, shelter to the homeless, education to the uneducated, medicine to the sick, and trees and cleanliness to the environment.

— Amit Ray, Yoga The Science of Well-Being

Kids with roofs and hot food have better things to do than play survival of the thuggiest.

— Ryan Graudin, The Walled City

We should all grow our own food and do our own waste processing, we really should.

— Bill Gates

It is very much in the interest of the food industry to exacerbate our anxieties about what to eat, the better to then assuage them with new products.

— Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

Consumers deserve the right to know what’s in their food – and obviously, most people want that choice. It’s hard to see how more knowledge about the products we eat every day can hurt us.

— Michael Specter

I’d love for mental illness to be seen in the way that other horrible illnesses are. When people get cancer, very few parents will say, ‘Oh I feel so bad for giving you so much unhealthy food over the years.’

— Matt Haig

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.

— Hippocrates

But I don’t begrudge anybody, because I know how hard it is to have that dream and to make it happen, whether or not it’s just to put a roof over your head and food on the table.

— Carol Burnett

A robust regional food system that benefits eaters and farmers cannot be achieved in a marketplace that is controlled, top to bottom, by a few firms and that rewards only scale, not innovation, quality, or sustainability.

— Wenonah Hauter, Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America

I have seen that technology has contributed to improved communication, that it’s contributed to better health care, that it’s contributed to better food supplies, that it has contributed to all the basic human needs.

— John Warnock

I like simple food, seasoned with just salt, pepper, oil and vinegar. Complicated food and complicated lives are never good.

— Sirio Maccioni

If you feed a man a meal you only feed him for a day-but if you teach a man to grow food you feed him for a lifetime.

— Peace Pilgrim

Amazing that the human race has taken enough time out from thinking about food or sex to create the arts and sciences.

— Mason Cooley

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

— Jerry Saltz

The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift.

— Laurie Colwin

I love to talk about cooking and recipes, but I love as much talking about how food and cooking can change the world.

— Jose Andres

Movie without romance feels like food without flavor.

— Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums.

— Peter De Vries

People need to eat whole food plant foods, primarily… whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. That diet supports our lives. We ought to live to be 90 or 100 without getting any diseases.

— John Mackey

When I was a kid, I used think that my mother has some kind of magic in her hands because the same food eaten by her hands, tasted different.And now when I am grown up.. I am sure.. she has some magic in her hands..

— Himmilicious

You can’t have a healthy civilization without healthy soil. You can’t have junk food and have healthy people.

— Joel Salatin

Animals used for food are treated like unfeeling machinery.

— Peter Dinklage

‘Shkoff’ is to eat. ‘Shkiaff’ is to slap. Like, ‘Gettouttahere I’m gonna give you a couple of shkiaffs, ‘ or, ‘Forget presentation, just shkiaff the food onto the plate.’

— Nadia Giosia

We forget that we humans are animals, inextricably connected to the world and everything in it. In the rush to bring GMO food to the world because it was good for us, nobody had asked the question whether it would be good for the world.

— Kenneth Eade, An Involuntary Spy

Not only did he unleash his emotions through rivers of tears, but for several days he denied his body food so he could pray and seek the God of heaven.

— Craig Groeschel, Weird: Because Normal Isn’t Working

Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables, preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic.

— James H. Douglas, Jr.

I love the food in Thailand because of the exotic spices they use. Their style of cooking is unique to their culture and always amazing.

— Venus Williams

I don’t want food that comes from animals that are caged up and fed antibiotics. I am really suspicious of that kind of production of meat and poultry.

— Alice Waters

What if there were health food stores on every corner in the hood, instead of liquor stores!?

— SupaNova Slom, The Remedy: The Five-Week Power Plan to Detox Your System, Combat the Fat, and Rebuild Your Mind and Body

I only like food without color, like potatoes, bread, and pasta.

— Emma Roberts

I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.

— Robert Mondavi

I don’t have a strict diet; I keep it simple. I try to eat fish, meat, veg and carbs – potatoes and rice – but I’ll try and pack it in because as I’m burning so much energy. I have to see food as an energy source.

— Anthony Joshua

War is food and drink and disease and patience and anger and hate and cold and stealth and terror as well as sweet silver and bitter iron and the glitter of arms in the sun or under the moon.

— Miles Cameron, The Dread Wyrm

The greatest lesson came with the realization that good food cannot be reduced to single ingredients. It requires a web of relationships to support it.

— Dan Barber, The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food

The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small.

— Woody Allen

Cheap food always requires expensive treatment.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

When I get a little money I buy books and if any is left I buy food and clothes.

— Desiderius Erasmus

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

— Rachael Ray

Are bacon and chocolate the foundation of a good meal? No, everybody knowsthat is a deep fryer and/or gravy. However, I have long held the notion that you can’t name a food that I can’t improve by adding either bacon or chocolate.

— Aaron Blaylock, It’s Called Helping…You’re Welcome

The physics of water is central to cooking, because food is mostly water. All steak that you cook is actually boiled on the inside.

— Nathan Myhrvold

It takes all my strength to do daily tasks. To some people, I’m just a number. I’m a projected food stamps debit card lifetime member. I’m seen as crazy or insane, but it doesn’t matter. I know I am bigger than my suffering.

— Jacquelyn Nicole Davis, Trace The Grace: A Memoir

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

I really like to sometimes go into food detox and eat very simply.

— Padma Lakshmi

The poor on the borderline of starvation live purposeful lives. To be engaged in a desperate struggle for food and shelter is to be wholly free from a sense of futility.

— Eric Hoffer

People think that food cheers you up, that a doughnut cures all ills, but this only works for trivial complaints. When real disaster strikes, food chokes you.

— Helena Dela, The Count

To share your food with your neighbour is a kind act of bonding.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

And here is the shocking plot twist: as farmers produced those extra calories, the food industry figured out how to get them into the bodies of people who didn’t really want to eat 700 more calories a day.

— Barbara Kingsolver, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

Atty’s eyes rested on Darby with all the subtlety of a dog watching his food bowl being filled!

— Tricia Murphy, Aine

As I got older and more educated about things like chemicals in food and how beef is processed, I simply stopped eating certain things because it felt like the right thing to do.

— Lindsay Wagner

The more you depend on the will and Cosmic Energy to sustain yourself, the less your food requirements; the more you depend on food, the weaker your will and the less your recourse to Cosmic Energy.

— Paramhansa Yogananda

Oh, man, ” he mumbled with a full mouth. “At least the food is good.

— James Dashner, The Maze Runner

Eating a high-nutrient diet actually makes you more satisfied with less food, and actually gives the ability to enjoy food more without overeating.

— Joel Fuhrman

When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.

— Tecumseh

Food commonly eaten for more than 150 years should be innocent until proven guilty, and food invented in the last 150 years is guilty until proven innocent.

— Miles Hassell MD

I take my food very seriously. Whenever I hear that bell, I know Mrs. Norris is hankerin’ for some spam.

— Sandy Ward Bell, Parked at the Mansfields’

I’m not a machine. I get really motivated, then I fall off the wagon and want to eat Chinese food and sit on my couch and gain five or 10 pounds!

— Shemar Moore

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

— Marya Hornbacher, Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

In the Seventies, my children played in the street, read politically incorrect stories, ate home-cooked food and occasional junk and, yes, were sometimes smacked.

— Laurie Graham

He knew why he and the other children received ice cream only when newspaper photographers came to visit, and why food and clothing donated for the children got furtively resold outside the orphanage gate.

— Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

It’s like spicy food – sometimes you have to tone it down so more people can enjoy it.

— Kenneth Edmonds

I lost my mind. I lunged at him and inhaled all of his fries standing up a foot away from the trash can. No food is as delicious as food you eat standing a foot away from a trash can. Ask any possum.

— Mindy Kaling, Why Not Me?

You wrestle one night, get up the next morning and fly out to the next city. You try to work out, you try to get some food into you and, lo and behold, you have to go work again. You are living out of a suitcase.

— Bill Goldberg

Good food is healthy food. Food is supposed to sustain you so you can live better, not so you can eat more. Some people eat to live, and some people live to eat.

— Yolanda Adams

Eating together is the most intimate form of kinship. By scripting a work where we share the same kind of food with fish, I’m scripting our interrelationship with them.

— Natalie Jeremijenko

I’ve always been interested in the industrialization of our food it’s been an issue for me from an environmental and animal rights and human health perspective.

— Richard Linklater

If you still persist in writing, “Good food at it’s best”, you deserve to be struck by lightning, hacked up on the spot and buried in an unmarked grave.

— Lynne Truss, Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

Promises are like silly jokes, told around a table when the food is good and no one has anything to lose by telling a lie or two – lies should have been a synonym for the word ‘promise’ in dictionaries, but only a few people knew it.

— Cameron Jace, Jar of Hearts

Being on food stamps can be demeaning. Cashiers know the difference between the new plastic SNAP cards and a credit card. Some food stamp recipients say some cashiers have made them feel uncomfortable and embarrassed.

— Donna Brazile

Heifer.”“Rich man’s whore!”“At least mine can cook the food he eats. And replaces it, too.”“Now see, Dee-Ann Smith. That was just mean!

— Shelly Laurenston, Big Bad Beast

The US head of state grew up on food stamps. The British head of state grew up on the postage stamps.

— Johann Hari

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

— W. C. Fields

The human beings also passed canteens, which guards would fill with water. When food came in, the human beings were quiet and trusting and beautiful. They shared.

— Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Slaughterhouse-Five

All developmental activities for the common man such as education, healthcare, shelter and food distribution should be handled by reputed private sector institutions. It should be a competitive market in order to prevent the formation of monopolies.

— N. R. Narayana Murthy

Milan, for me, is a city of discovery. You can find some amazing gardens behind some great houses; I also love finding beautiful galleries and incredible shops, but you have to explore. And the food is amazing.

— Francisco Costa

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed.

— A. J. Liebling

I have learned to have very modest goals for society and myself things like clean air green grass children with bright eyes not being pushed around useful work that suits one’s abilities plain tasty food and occasional satisfying nookie.

— Paul Goodman

Why the hell didn’t faerie food come with a warning written in bold letters: MADE IN LA LA LAND. EATING WILL OPEN YOU UP TO FAERIE ATTACKS.

— Cherie Colyer, Hold Tight

All living beings, not just animals, but plants and microorganisms, perceive. To survive, an organic being must perceive – it must seek, or at least recognize, food and avoid environmental danger.

— Lynn Margulis

Diet food is for lazy people.

— Ice-T

Danger is the snack food of a true sleuth.

— Mac Barnett, The Ghostwriter Secret

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

— Delia Smith

I made the connection between food and weight, but feeling good or bad was a separate issue.

— Robin Quivers

If you are going to go to the trouble of choosing healthy food for your plate, shouldn’t you also choose healthy people for your life?

— Ramani Durvasula, You Are WHY You Eat: Change Your Food Attitude, Change Your Life

Tis an old maxim in the schools That flattery’s the food of fools – Yet now and then your men of wit Will condescend to take a bit.

— Jonathan Swift

One must know combinations, one must have a true knowledge of food to be in the moment.

— Charlie Trotter

Being a billionaire helps when you live in a slum and have to eat scraps of food and drink dirty water.

— Anthony T. Hincks

Food is part of God’s creating. A right relationship with food points us toward Him…. The table is not only a place where we can become present to God. The table is also a place where He becomes present to us.

— Lauren F. Winner

I will never forget experiencing Venice for the first time. It feels like you are transported to another time – the art, music, food and pure romance in the air is like no other place.

— Elizabeth Berkley

Writing about food is my default.

— Ruth Reichl

I’ve had a lot of food but if you don’t jiggle me too much you can have your wicked way with me.

— Samantha Young, An On Dublin Street Christmas

Your spiritual life needs food . . . where do you find [this]? In the Bible, the Word of God. The Bible reveals Christ, who is the Bread of Life for your hungry soul, and the Water of Life for your thirsty heart.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

The ‘practical’ man, as this word is often used, is one who recognizes only the material needs, who realizes that men must have food for the body, but is oblivious of the necessity of providing food for the mind.

— Bertrand Russell, The Problems of Philosophy

I can testify to what UNICEF means to children because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II.

— Audrey Hepburn

My favorite comfort food would have be braised beef. You know, beef, slow-cooked in a Dutch oven or in a slow cooker until it falls apart with simple mushrooms, some onions and lots of fresh thyme and garlic.

— Tyler Florence

If you have food on your table, clothes on your back, a roof on your head, and a dream in your heart, you have everything you need in life.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Nothing scares me more than a failed attempt. The last thing I want is to end up in a wheelchair, eating pulverized food and being watched around the clock by some sassy nurse who has a not-so-secret obsession with cheesy reality TV.

— Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes

I’d love to give my girls a traditional Thanksgiving with turkey and all that jazz, but we’ve raised them to love Tuscan food so much that they don’t care for it. My favorite is a nice polenta with beef stew and broccoli rabe on the side.

— Debi Mazar

The selling of food matters as much as the food itself… if not more.

— Michael Moss, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

Canada is the place where maple syrup is its own food group.

— Jenny McWha

A good food is mouthwatering when you see it and finger licking when you eat it.

— Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Their life is about getting enough money to put food on the table to feed their children, and that’s it.

— Ellen Burstyn

Locavore?” But before he could answer, I figured it out. “Someone who eats food produced locally? As opposed to locovore, someone who eats crazy people?

— Mari Donne, The Boys and the Bees

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.

— Margaret Fuller

Americans today spend less on food, as a percentage of disposable income (10%), than any other industrialized nation… meaning that we could afford to spend more on food if we chose to.

— Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

At the end of the day, it seems like there’s a critic archetype for food movies, like with ‘Ratatouille’ or anything. You know, if you were doing a puppet show about chefs, one puppet would be the chef, one would be the critic.

— Jon Favreau

Of the animals I saw, I could write volumes. All were wild; for the Great Race’s mechanised culture had long since done away with domestic beasts, while food was wholly vegetable or synthetic.

— H.P. Lovecraft

Try not to eat after 7 P.M. Try to stay away from heavy food in the night, like hamburgers and chicken nuggets. Eat that stuff in the morning or early afternoon.

— Irina Shayk

The newborn has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breatfeeding satisfies all three.

— Grantly Dick-Read

Fast food chains spend a large amount of marketing to get the attention of children. People form their eating habits as children so they try to nurture clients as youngsters.

— Eric Schlosser

At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind.

— Michael Pollan

I fall short of her standards. She made me buy cat food that hasn’t been tested on animals. My cats took one bite of it, spit it out, and yelled, “Did no one test this?

— Paula Poundstone, The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness

The way I see it, love is an amusement park, and food its souvenir.

— Stephanie Klein

Man can live about forty days without food about three days without water about eight minutes without air … but only for one second without hope.

— Hal Lindsey

Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.

— Edmund Burke

I feel very passionate about maintaining the same level of standard and respect for the food as an Iron Chef myself.

— Alex Guarnaschelli

It was gross enough for fast food restaurants to ban, but apparently our government wants so-called pink slime to be a staple in your kids’ lunches.

— Jane Velez-Mitchell

Civilization depends on our expanding ability to produce food efficiently, which has markedly accelerated thanks to science and technology.

— Nina Fedoroff

We have these weapons of mass destruction on every street corner, and they’re called donuts, cheeseburgers, French fries, potato chips, junk food. Our kids are living on a junk food diet.

— Joel Fuhrman

If the food that one ate the night before were somehow able to be seen and identified through one’s clothes throughout the day, millions of employees would each fast ten or so days before their payday.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

From the described experiment it is clear that the mere act of eating, the food even not reaching the stomach, determines the stimulation of the gastric glands.

— Ivan Pavlov

What a cool job to be part of – whether it’s doing lighting or acting or serving food on set. You’re part of telling a story that hopefully has an essential component, and that’s super exciting to me.

— Laura Dern

All food eaten in anticipation of a kiss is delicious.

— Maggie Stiefvater, The Dream Thieves

Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities.

— Lewis Mumford

I love Italian food; it’s soulful like French food. Italian food is original and homey; it’s market-driven, but also can be locally sourced.

— Daniel Boulud

My quest these days is to find my long lost inner child, but I’m afraid if I do, I’ll end up with food in my hair and way too in love with the cats.

— Kenny Loggins

I was born in Paris, and it’s a beautiful place, but London feels like home. I like the village feeling, I like running in the parks – even the food isn’t as bad as it used to be.

— Eva Green

May we eat only foods that nourish us and prevent illnes.. May we accept this food for the realization of the way of understanding and love.

— Thich Nhat Hanh, Living Buddha, Living Christ

You can’t get decent Mexican food in DC.

— Michael Crichton, State of Fear

The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite. Without this, it is impossible to accumulate, within the allotted span, enough experience of eating to have anything worth setting down.

— A. J. Liebling

A holy fast is the food of faith.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Stocks may come and stocks may go, but food goes on forever.

— Beatrice Fairfax

At school, I was brought up on revolting food – sausages, sausages and Spam – but at home, I had the most wonderful sponge puddings, which I don’t indulge in very often now.

— David Blunkett

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, food packaging makes up twenty percent of our solid waste nationwide.

— Colin Beavan, No Impact Man

As long as there’s pasta and Chinese food in the world, I’m okay.

— Michael Chang

More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.

— J. K. Galbraith

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

— Taylor Swift

People will travel anywhere for good food – it’s crazy.

— Rene Redzepi

We know that without food we would die. Without fellowship, life is not worth living.

— Laurie Colwin

When I’m out, maybe I’m looking at the fried chicken, but I know I need to order the grilled. But I’m still from the country. I love my fried food and my neck bones and all that, too.

— Adrian Peterson

The food was so good that with each passing course, our conversation devolved further into fragmented celebrations of its deliciousness:’I want this dragon carrot risotto to become a person so I can take it to Las Vegas and marry it.

— John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

Irony is a gift of the gods, the most subtle of all the modes of speech. It is an armour and a weapon; it is a philosophy and a perpetual entertainment; it is food for the hungry of wit and drink to those thirsting for laughter…

— W. Somerset Maugham

Whatever I’m doing, I’m in that moment and I’m doing it. The rest of the world’s lost. If I’m cooking some food or making soup, I want it to be lovely. If not, what’s the point of doing it?

— Sade Adu

Now we’re going to save a bunch of dirty meatsacks from a bunch of dirty cannibals? Why don’t we rescue some orphaned kittens and put food out for stray puppies while we’re at it?

— Julie Kagawa, The Eternity Cure

Waves are the voices of tides. Tides are life, ” murmured Niko. “They bring new food for shore creatures, and take ships out to sea. They are the ocean’s pulse, and our own heartbeat.

— Tamora Pierce, Sandry’s Book

In the 1970s, British food was beginning to get good, whereas in France it was just starting its long, sad decline. My most memorable meals, however, have been in Italy.

— Sebastian Faulks

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

— J.R.R. Tolkien

Basically I’m a female human being with brown hair, enjoy precision, reading the news, eating delicious food with my delicious friends and laughing at ridiculous things that don’t translate while you are desperately trying to make them.

— Tig Notaro

I was mischievous. I wasn’t bad. I stole food so we could eat. My mother didn’t know. I used to tell her some man gave me $10 to sweep out the yard. I was like Robin Hood. I took from the rich and gave to the poor. Me.

— Mr. T

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

If you know how it is to be without food then you will appreciate your daily provisions.

— Lailah GiftyAkita

In the modern food landscape, the Krafts, Monsantos, and Archer Daniels Midlands are standing in the way of food democracy.

— Brian Halweil, Eat Here: Reclaiming Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket

I want to make wines that harmonize with food – wines that almost hug your tongue with gentleness.

— Robert Mondavi

I’ve noticed the customers in health food stores. They are pale skinny people who usually look half dead. In a steak house you see robust ruddy people. They’re dying of course but they look terrific.

— Bill Cosby

My mom fed us a lot of processed food when we were kids, like chicken fingers, grilled cheese sandwiches and quesadillas. I make those treats for my family, too, but I use organic cheeses and whole wheat bread and tortillas.

— Kourtney Kardashian

As food is to the body, so is The Word to the Spirit of a disciple

— Christian Michael, The Art of Bible Study

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

— Socrates

The lack of access to proper nutrition is not only fueling obesity, it is leading to food insecurity and hunger among our children.

— Tom Vilsack

GM has never been about feeding the world or tackling environmental problems. It is and has always been about control of the global food economy by a tiny handful of giant corporations. It’s not wicked to question that process. It is wicked not to.

— Zac Goldsmith

From Japan to Thailand, I keep discovering amazing talent, cuisine and food markets.

— Daniel Boulud

Go ahead, look at the message. You know you want to.”“No, it doesn’t matter.”“Then why do you keep staring at it like it’s the last piece of food on earth?

— Victoria Michaels, Trust in Advertising

Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases, new hires qualify for food stamps.

— Patricia Ireland

I try to work out twice a week. I don’t restrict myself from any food in my diet I think it’s all about balance. I’m also very lucky with my genetics and metabolism.

— Sara Sampaio

Eat your food slowly and chew each bite completely (20-30 chomps is ideal) to facilitate proper digestion.

— Mark Sisson, Primal Blueprint 21-Day Total Body Transformation: A Step-by-Step, Gene Reprogramming Action Plan

People can act so nice, bringing you food and all, but in the end they are nothing but buzzards. Waiting to pick your bones.

— Lee Smith, On Agate Hill

There are four things a child needs: plenty of love nourishing food regular sleep and lots of soap and water.

— Ivy Baker Priest

I’m at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I’ve just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.

— Rodney Dangerfield

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

— Robert Redford

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

— Carmen Electra

I became a fanatic about healthy food in 1944.

— Gloria Swanson

Working with food was fraught with anxiety when I was a girl. Like all farmers, we were at the mercy of the weather, and we lived in fear of crop failure.

— Bobbie Ann Mason

A good host is someone who really takes care of everyone, from the food to their daily programme. I can’t.

— Christian Louboutin

I have never seen a food writer mention this, but all shrimp imported into the United States must first be washed in chlorine bleach to kill bugs. What this does for the taste, I do not know, but I think we should be told.

— Charles Clover, The End of the Line: How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat

America is a country of abundance, but our food culture is sad – based on huge portions and fast food. Let’s stop with the excuses and start creating something better.

— David Chang

Believe, my child. Faith is the food of survival.

— Tobsha Learner, The Witch of Cologne

Most fast food is fried. Fried food tastes great, and people don’t seem to care about the fat aspect.

— Eric Schlosser

I always say centered food equals centered behavior.

— Marilu Henner

Cheerfulness is as natural to the heart of man in strong health as color to his cheek and wherever there is habitual gloom there must be either bad air unwholesome food improperly severe labor or erring habits of life.

— John Ruskin

I like putting my money into things like food and shelter. I’m probably a bad example of an investor.

— Simon Baker

Taste as you go. When you taste the food throughout the cooking process you can make adjustments as you go.

— Anne Burrell

There must always be two kinds of art: escape-art, for man needs escape as he needs food and deep sleep, and parable-art, that art which shall teach man to unlearn hatred and learn love.

— W.H. Auden

Why not add benefits for making healthy food choices, provide a transition bonus for getting off food stamps, or increase job training opportunities and income – raising minimum wage?

— Donna Brazile

Sustainability is best illustrated by those who sell food … just so they afford something to eat.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Yes, people need food and education. But one of the cornerstones of any society is a well-functioning legal system.

— Cherie Blair

About 20 per cent of the population believe themselves to have a food allergy and only about five per cent actually do.

— John Warner

I’d rather have a good food – lots and lots of different varieties of good foods – than search for something perfect.

— Bee Wilson

Managing perfect body weight is not a complicated rocket science. Our body is made up of food which we eat during our day to day life. If we are overweight or obese at the moment then one thing is certain that the food which we eat is unhealthy.

— Subodh Gupta, 7 habits of skinny woman

God has provided food for every bird, but He doesn’t throw it in their nests

— Mizan Chaudhury

If you keep on eating unhealthy food than no matter how many weight loss tips you follow, you are likely to retain weight and become obese. If only you start eating healthy food, you will be pleasantly surprised how easy it is to lose weight.

— Subodh Gupta, 7 habits of skinny woman

We know there is a deep reservoir of food wisdom out there, or else humans would not have survived to the extent we have. Much of this food wisdom is worth preserving and reviving and heeding.

— Michael Pollan

Revel in grossness. Leave food in your teeth. Proudly display feminine hygiene products.

— Jennifer Ziegler, How Not to Be Popular

The term ‘Xiaokang’ is used today to refer to a society where people can receive education, get paid through work, have access to medical services and old-age support, have a shelter and more than enough food and clothing, and lead a well-off life.

— Li Keqiang

It’s really not that hard to put food on the table if that’s what you decide to do.

— Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle

Find the Key ! Find the Key ! If you want to open the Doors of Heaven ! Without which, you can at best, look from outside, like the pauper looking in through the window at your food when hungry. Find the Key !

— AainaA-Ridtz

I wonder Why we make huge revolutions and then the result is zero of hopes, freedom or even to find the food !

— عبير المعداوي

I said to my friends that if I was going to starve, I might as well starve where the food is good.

— Virgil Thomson

Gratitude is the best food to start and sustain you. Hankering creates hunger, unhappiness, bellyache, headache and heartache – and often leaves a bitter taste

— Rasheed Ogunlaru

As a chef and father, it kills me that children are fed processed foods, fast food clones, foods loaded with preservatives and high-fructose corn syrup.

— Jose Andres

I get a delivery of a diet food during the week, which doesn’t mean that I don’t eat the occasional Krispy Kreme doughnut.

— Lauren Graham

Any healthy man can go without food for two days–but not without poetry.

— Charles Baudelaire

HEALTHY EATING isn’t about counting fat grams, dieting, cleanses, and antioxidants; Its about eating food untouched from the way we find it in nature in a balanced way; Whole foods give us all that we need to perfectly nourish ourselves.

— Pooja Mottl

The eligibility for food stamps has widened and widened welfare has been widened – unemployment insurance and disability insurance. These are all incentives not to work.

— Lawrence Kudlow

And he, like many jaded people, had few pleasures left in life save good food and drink.

— Honoré de Balzac

Some people ate less food less often when they each had a home than they now do as hobos.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

…eating is the purest mode of consumption. Our purchases are statements about our social class, our friends, and our beliefs. Buying something as continually necessary as food is an ongoing act of self-definition.

— Evan D.G. Fraser

You think about some of the most memorable meals you’ve ever had; the food will be good but it will often be about locating a mental memory and taste is inexorably linked to all the other senses and memory, so ultimately it is all about taste.

— Heston Blumenthal

Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction.

— John Owen

I was an overweight kid, and my father struggled with his weight, too. We would go for a ride on his motorcycle on Sunday morning to get doughnuts, to make pizza together, or go get ice cream. I quickly learned that food equalled love and attention.

— Jillian Michaels

Everybody has their role in the food world and what they choose to appreciate. I’m not a fine dining chef. I appreciate it. I think Thomas Keller is amazing. But I really like where I’m at I like what I do. I like how it makes people feel.

— Guy Fieri

You know you poor when you eatin’ breakfast food late. You fryin’ toast? At nine o’clock at night? With bacon? You’re broke.

— Bernie Mac

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— Smack Amusements

The table was covered with food like roast chicken, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, roast turkey, roast liquorice and, the centrepiece, a roasted knight.

— Elias Zapple, Jellybean the Dragon

Our food is among the most intimate connections we make with the earth.

— Gene Baur, Living the Farm Sanctuary Life: How to Eat Healthier, Live Longer, and Feel Better Every Day by Bringing Home the Happiest Place on Earth

If you have food in your jaws you have solved all questions for the time being.

— Franz Kafka, Investigations of a Dog

I love good food and I love to eat in nice restaurants. I love Japanese food. I love Gordon Ramsay in London he is pretty amazing.

— Isla Fisher

Big food companies flatter us by telling us how busy we are and they simultaneously convince us that we are helpless. I am moderately busy, but not all that helpless. Neither are you.

— Jennifer Reese, Make the Bread, Buy the Butter: What You Should and Shouldn’t Cook from Scratch — Over 120 Recipes for the Best Homemade Foods

Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life.

— W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham

For food to be romantic, it should be light. Too many times people plan a romantic meal, and the food is too heavy.

— Jose Andres

Tokyo would probably be the foreign city if I had to eat one city’s food for the rest of my life, every day. It would have to be Tokyo, and I think the majority of chefs you ask that question would answer the same way.

— Anthony Bourdain

I’ll go further and say she was one of the best cooks in the world! The compimentary expression, “This food will make you slap yo’ Aint Emma” was apt in her case.

— Mars Hill, The Moaner’s Bench: A Novel

You have not achieved anything in life if you have not enjoyed the food made by your mom..

— Himmilicious

When a couple came to class together, it meant something else entirely – food as a solution, a diversion, or, occasionally, a playground.

— Erica Bauermeister, The School of Essential Ingredients

You might try doing what my folks did. Twice a week they would go out for a special meal. . . with wine good food and soft lighting. Dad took Tuesday and Mom took Thursday.

— Anonymous

How is it that food STILL contains calories that make you gain weight in the 21st CENTURY?! It’s like scientists aren’t even trying!

— Tanya Masse

[Our children] had the privilege of growing up where they’d raised a lot of food. They were never hungry. They could share their food with people. And so you share your lives with people.

— Ella Baker

Everything is an echo of something I once read.Dream, hope, and celebrate life!Love always comes back in a song.One thing we all have in common is a love for food and drink.Memories never die, and dreams never end!What is time?

— John Siwicki

A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion.

— Alfred Nobel

Tell me what you do with the food you eat, and I’ll tell you who you are. Some turn their food into fat and manure, some into work and good humor, and others, I’m told, into God.” – Zorba.

— Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek

I am naturally slim, actually thin. So, for years I have been trying to get some curves. I tried eating food that would increase my weight, but I only ended up putting fat around my stomach. So, now I have made peace with my body.

— Kangana Ranaut

Every single living thing is food to at least one living thing.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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

— Buzz Aldrin

For the sake of argument and illustration I will presume that certain articles of ordinary diet, however beneficial in youth, are prejudicial in advanced life, like beans to a horse, whose common ordinary food is hay and corn.

— William Banting

I’m really not a TV junkie… OK, I kind of am a TV junkie, but I’m much more of a movie junkie – my junk food is romantic comedies I’ve seen a million times.

— Alison Brie

Any food that refuses to digest in your body is unwanted for your health

— ETC Wanyanwu

Maybe a person’s time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.

— Frank A. Clark

Making changes in the fast food that makes up such a significant part of the American diet, even if the numbers aren’t impressive, will have important health up sides.

— David Perlmutter

God created the universe in such a manner that all in common might derive their food from it, and that the Earth should also be a property common to all.

— Saint Ambrose

Fast food is popular because it’s convenient, it’s cheap, and it tastes good. But the real cost of eating fast food never appears on the menu.

— Eric Schlosser

The most dangerous food is wedding cake.

— James Thurber

LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.

— Henry Fielding

I am going to put death in all their food and watch them die.

— Shirley Jackson, We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Ethical vegetarians eat only plant-based food in order to show compassion toward animals and other humans and to benefit the planet.

— Sharon Gannon, Yoga and Vegetarianism: The Path to Greater Health and Happiness

I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink.

— Klaus Kinski

I love doing demonstrations. I think to be a great chef you have to be a great teacher. I love doing classes with people who love food and enjoy food, bringing them all around one table so to speak.

— Michael Symon

And by the way, my belief is that if men were the ones getting pregnant, abortions would be easier to get than food poisoning in Moscow

— Dennis Miller

As I see it, fast food outfits have targeted small children with their advertising in a very effective way. You know, it’s clowns and kid’s toys and bright colors and things like that.

— Anthony Bourdain

By eating many fruits and vegetables in place of fast food and junk food, people could avoid obesity.

— David H. Murdock

You know, if I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough, I would be convinced we’re in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we’ve got to do something about the unemployed.

— Ronald Reagan

There is absolutely no substitute for the best. Good food cannot be made of inferior ingredients masked with high flavor. It is true thrift to use the best ingredients available and to waste nothing.

— James Beard

In the rather informal survey I have taken over the years on intensity of interest in food by profession, lawyers rank only a few trades below concert pianists….

— Calvin Trillin, The Tummy Trilogy: American Fried; Alice, Let’s Eat; Third Helpings

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

Provision as much pure and organic food as you can, and let the rest go by.

— Laurie Colwin

We provide food that customers love, day after day after day. People just want more of it.

— Ray Kroc

It is a miracle if we can find true friends, and it is a miracle if you have enough food to eat, and it is a miracle if you get to spend your days and evenings doing whatever it is you like to do… Lemony Snicket, The Lump of Coal

— Shirley A. Moore

Communists and Muslims are not the enemies to fear in this land, Fly. It is the food consumption that will eventually blow up in everyone’s faces.

— Rawi Hage, Carnival

Arcadio had seen her many times working in her parents’ small food store but he had never taken a good look at her because she had that rare virtue of never existing completely except at the opportune moment.

— Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

Rationally, factory farming is so obviously wrong, in so many ways. In all of my reading and conversations, I’ve yet to find a credible defense of it. But food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, and identity.

— Jonathan Safran Foer

What makes the food that we do at Alinea so interesting on the outside is that we really don’t let ourselves say no to an idea.

— Grant Achatz

Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man.

— Leonardo da Vinci

Subsisting on a diet drawn from one food group isn’t healthy or gratifying. Even eating cupcakes 24/7 eventually would get old!

— Jenna McCarthy

The biggest and most deadly ‘tax’ rate on the poor comes from a loss of various welfare state benefits – food stamps, housing subsidies and the like – if their income goes up.

— Thomas Sowell

Music is my breath, blood and food – without music I would perish; the actor in me would die.

— Dhanush

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

— Dione Lucas

We’ve built, drilled, and shipped indiscriminately across our oceans, with little consideration for the natural environment that is critical to the health of many of our other ocean uses, like food and recreation.

— Philippe Cousteau, Jr.

your relationship with air—that’s key. You can’t break up with air. You’re kind of stuck together. Only slightly less crucial is water. And then food. You can’t be dropping food to hang with someone else. You need to strike up an agreement with it.

— Ned Vizzini

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

— Israelmore Ayivor

What I miss most about Mexico isn’t the food or the customs it’s my family and the way we’d all sit around chatting together.

— Javier Hernandez

Our food is transformed from the moment when its sowed, cultured, grown, until its ready to serve.Our desires are likewise.

— JKJaiswal

To a man with an empty stomach food is god.

— Mahatma Gandhi

You thought you knew what food was, you thought it was elemental. You forgot how much restaurant there was in restaurant food and how much home was in homemade.

— Jonathan Franzen, The Corrections

He left the drapes open, watched the lights of the cars and of the fast food joints through the window glass, comforted to know there was another world out there, one he could walk to anytime he wanted.

— Neil Gaiman, American Gods

I was on a strict diet to stay in shape for ‘Jack Reacher, ‘ but each day on set in New Orleans, catering dropped off delicious food at my trailer.

— Cobie Smulders

My food demons are Chinese food, sugar, butter.

— Kirstie Alley

When two kids are being completely berserk, and they’re naked and throwing food around, sometimes I just let it go because I can see a future where they’re going to be dressed, and they’re going to be at school. So I kind of let stuff go sometimes.

— Louis C. K.

The heaven of a grasshopper is the wheat field; the heaven of man is the same place, the very earth itself where we get our food and build our happiness!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Pasta is the one food I can’t live without. It’s the food I eat to fuel my running.

— Joe Bastianich

This isn’t just a food product—it is a lifestyle change that encourages you to step out of your comfort zone.

— Tilly Dunn, Exit Stage Left

Life is too short to eat food that doesn’t taste good.

— Alana Chernila, The Homemade Pantry: 101 Foods You Can Stop Buying and Start Making

You have an impeccable argument if you said that Singapore, Hong Kong, and Tokyo are food capitals. They have a maximum amount of great stuff to eat in the smallest areas.

— Anthony Bourdain

On a very local scale, a refrigerator is the center of the universe. On the inside is food essential to life, and on the outside of the door is a summary of the life events of the household.

— Robert Fulghum

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

— Mark Twain

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I am a big car enthusiast. I totally understand guys like Jay Leno who have a thousand cars. But asking me my favorite car would be like asking my favorite song or favorite food – it changes everyday.

— Casey James

We also have the right to food in India.

— Tanmaya Guru

Gratitude is food for a weary soul.

— Renae A. Sauter, An Empowered Life: Mind/Body/Spirit Empowerment

All the food we eat, whether Brussels sprouts or pork bellies, has been modified by mankind. Genetic engineering is only one particularly powerful way to do what we have been doing for eleven thousand years.

— Michael Specter

It was wonderful how food brought men of different classes and kinds together, from the old to the young, from workers to their superiors.

— Sudha Nair, The Wedding Tamasha

Anyone, any type of story, it doesn’t have to be a crime victim, you don’t have to let yourself be food for the media.

— Bernhard Goetz

The world produces enough food for everyone. Why are one billion people going hungry?

— Orlando Bloom

If you think it is spiritual to burn food in front of starving people in hopes that your gods will bring this back to you in triplicate, you are missing the point and sowing animosity from all sides.

— Thomm Quackenbush, Pagan Standard Times: Essays on the Craft

The disparity between a restaurant’s price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.

— Bryan Q. Miller

As long as you’re in the food business, why not make sweets?

— Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

Saying of the ProphetFoodNobody has eaten better food than that won by his own labour.

— Idries Shah, Caravan of Dreams

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

— Bethenny Frankel

We sing a little song before we eat, a little blessing before we eat, and it’s really – we’re thanking the Lord and the Earth for the food that we eat, and it really brings you together in a profound kind of way.

— Phil Lesh

The reasons for food insecurity are many and varied. But part of the problem is the global farming systems.

— Marcus Samuelsson

If you can’t afford the good food or if you can’t afford health care or if you don’t have a job or if your car is dangerous because you can’t get it fixed and you DIE, you just lost the game-bzzzzz-thanks for playing extreme capitalism.

— Marc Maron, Attempting Normal

I always like to say that our brand or our philosophy has always been kind of this marriage between the ‘food as indulgence, ‘ and it’s also been about ‘food as health, ‘ that food is vitality.

— John Mackey

Food can be expressive and therefore food can be art.

— Grant Achatz

My mother tells me I do not chew my food enough; she says I am making it harder for my body to get the essential nutrients it needs. If she were here, I would remind her that I am eating a blueberry Pop-Tart.

— Joe Dunthorne, Submarine

I used to make my own food and ate on my own in my room.

— Victoria Wood

I’d figured out that it wasn’t just about food and shelter. Obviously, that was important, butit was the people that I met, the people who made a difference, that kept me going.That made my world.

— Melody J. Bremen, The Boy Who Painted the World

I would never be able to lead the insane lifestyle I do, traveling all over the world, if I wasn’t eating food that was simple and healthy.

— Alain Ducasse

Asking questions is what brains were born to do, at least when we were young children. For young children, quite literally, seeking explanations is as deeply rooted a drive as seeking food or water.

— Alison Gopnik

All foreign food is doomed to be consumed in India not so much by Indians as by a voracious Indian sensibility, which demands infinite versions of Indian food, and is unmoved by difference.

— Amit Chaudhuri, Calcutta: Two Years in the City

You feel better when you’re eating food that retains nutritional value.

— Amber Heard

All the nut eaters and food faddists I have ever known, died early after a long period of senile decay – Winston Churchill

— Stuart Finlay, What Churchill Would Do

Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing to the eye and even more flavorful than before.

— Marilyn vos Savant

Tupperware? I don’t know. That’s what my mom did.”“Well, my mom had to bring bigger containers for food when the family ate outdoors. But she usedthis when she and Dad . . .

— Maisey Yates, Unexpected

Attitudes toward food have completely changed.

— Giada De Laurentiis

My relationship with food is intimate. I don’t eat and tell.

— CeeLo Green

What the mass media offer is not popular art but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food forgotten and replaced by a new dish.

— W. H. Auden

Indian food has been huge in the UK forever and ever, but that’s because it has a historical rooting. America, I think is really ripe for it. There’s been so much interest in Indian culture.

— Aarti Sequeira

Words, they say, are the food of minds. But, like other foods, they can do little by themselves.

— Idries Shah, Observations

Liberty is like rich food and strong wine: the strong natures accustomed to them thrive and grow even stronger on them; but they deplete, inebriate and destroy the weak.

— Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply.

— Charlotte Perkins Gilman

In this so called high-society there is value of a dress but not of a person.So give me less food but give me on a big table.

— Vikram Singh Slathia

Of the good in you I can speak, but not of the evil.For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst?Verily when good is hungry it seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters.

— Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

I would like to see people more aware of where their food comes from. I would like to see small farmers empowered. I feed my daughter almost exclusively organic food.

— Anthony Bourdain

Working in front of the camera keeps me alive. I couldn’t care less about actors’ trailers and food on sets and stuff like that – I just want to act.

— Chow Yun-Fat

Always look for the best ingredients, treat the food you cook with respect, always read the entire recipe first, be organized, and have fun.

— April Bloomfield

Your relationship to food is but a reflection of your relationship to yourself, as is everything in your life.

— Marianne Williamson

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

The food in the South is as important as food anywhere because it defines a person’s culture.

— Fannie Flagg

It’s easy for Americans to forget that the food they eat doesn’t magically appear on a supermarket shelf.

— Christopher Dodd

Ax-man. Cardboard isn’t one of the major food groups, remember?”-Marco

— Katherine Applegate

Diet corresponding to blood type, not food hype.

— T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

There was a moment of silence and then Sutherland breathed, “But, darling! Gossip is the food of the gods.

— Andrew Holleran

Cornflakes was mainly build because of the reason masturbating. The creator thought that if you eat healty food you won’t masturbate… is he right?

— Deyth Banger

Simple natural food is far better than sophisticated food with artificial flavors.

— Dr Sivakumar Gowder

Read, re-read! Every word you read is a food for thy soul!

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

You, as a food buyer, have the distinct privilege of proactively participating in shaping the world your children will inherit.

— Joel Salatin, Holy Cows and Hog Heaven: The Food Buyer’s Guide to Farm Friendly Food

I need protein from food rather than just protein supplements. I changed my diet.

— Travis Barker

The mistakes we make when we are young are just as important to us as food or air. Without learning how to do things the wrong way, we can never learn how to do them the right way.

— J.A. Brimingham, Dylan’s Prize

We are already producing enough food to feed the world. We already have technology in place that allows us to produce more than we can find a market for.

— Jeremy Rifkin

I thought, you know the food and the diet thing is one way to start yourself onto a healthy lifestyle, but if you don’t move, if you don’t start exercising you’re gonna deteriorate.

— Warren Cuccurullo

There is more in you of good than you know, child of the kindly West. Some courage and some wisdom, blended in measure. If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

— J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.

— Lucretius

Knowledge is the food of the soul.

— Plato

When fast food is not a treat but a dietary staple, the children surf the internet all day in dark corners of the room and are bombarded with latest gadgets. Things replace parental standards.

— Diane Abbott

In general, the more food we eat in its natural state – without additives – and the less it is refined, the healthier it will be for us. Food can affect the mind, and deficiencies of certain elements in the body can promote mental depression.

— Ezra Taft Benson

No food is edible, if you don’t feel like eatingStanding is incredible, if you hate sitting

— Munia Khan

There are apothecaries’ shops, where prepared medicines, liquids, ointments, and plasters are sold; barbers’ shops, where they wash and shave the head; and restaurateurs, that furnish food and drink at a certain price.

— Hernan Cortes

We need to eliminate the concept of division by class, skills, race, income, religion, and nationality. Every human requires food and water to survive and every human has a heart that bleeds, loves, and grieves.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

As people move further away from a meat-based diet, I think the focus will shift to using grains as the central focus of our food supply.

— Daniel Humm

My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it.

— Michael Pollan

I’ve realized that I’m more important than food is. I love a big slice of pizza, but I love myself more. Being thin is about changing the way you think about yourself. It’s about saying that you deserve to be healthy.

— Valerie Bertinelli

When the average American says, “I’m starving, ” it is a prelude to a midnight raid on a well-stocked refrigerator or a sudden trip to the nearest fast food restaurant.

— Carolyn Custis James, The Gospel of Ruth: Loving God Enough to Break the Rules

The food you eat can be either the safe & most powerful medicine or the slowest poison.

— Sukhraj Dhillon, A simple solution to america’s weight problem A simple solution to america’s wei

The question isn’t why organic food is so darned expensive, it’s really about why chemically sprayed, poisoned food is so cheap.

— Mango Wodzak, The Eden Fruitarian Guidebook

The adults said the only good food was the bacon, but the kids knew better. They had never had a more fun breakfast in their lives. Although they had to agree the bacon was very good. Then again, it was bacon. It was always good.

— Ella Minster

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

— Franz Kafka

From 9-5 you put food on your table. Before 9 and after 5 you make your fortune!!!

— Eric Knellinger

if you think they didn’t go crazy in tiny rooms just like you’re doing now without women without food without hope then you’re not ready.

— Charles Bukowski, Love Is a Dog from Hell

There’s a lot of processed food in America and I know that can make some tourists who’re used to fresh food feel sick.

— Wolfgang Puck

I love fresh fruit and vegetables. I’m not a strict dieter. I don’t think that anything in life should be so regimented that you’re not having fun or can’t enjoy like everybody else. Just know that fresh food is always going to be better for you.

— Carrie Ann Inaba

Chinese food tries to engage the mind, not just the palate. To provoke the intellect.

— Nicole Mones

Hong Kong is a wonderful, mixed-up town where you’ve got great food and adventure. First and foremost, it’s a great place to experience China in a relatively accessible way.

— Anthony Bourdain

Our livelihood is intimately tied to the food we eat, water we drink and places where we recreate. That’s why we have to promote responsibility and conservation when it comes to our natural resources.

— Mark Udall

If food is labeled, some people might choose to eat stuff that’s genetically modified. They might decide they love it. But give us a choice.

— Ziggy Marley

Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and the junk food as far away as possble.

— Krista Scott-Dixon, Fuck Calories and Other Dietary Heresies

Heavenly Father, ‘ Kevin says, ‘we thank you for this beautiful day. For these beautiful children. For this food we’re about to eat. Bless it to our bodies. Let it strengthen us to do your will and be your light in the world. Amen.

— Christy Wilson Beam, Miracles from Heaven: A Little Girl, Her Journey to Heaven, and Her Amazing Story of Healing

Sports fans have been mistreated for a long time. They have overpaid for inferior food and they have had poor service.

— Dave Checketts

I don’t believe in twisting yourself into knots of excuses and explanations over the food you make.

— Julia Child

I understand human needs. I grew up where far too many people lived day to day without elemental needs like food and shelter.

— Naveen Jain

What they discovered was that not only fish, but spiders and many insects can taste their food by the structures that are most likely to first come in contact with the food. And this in many invertebrate species turns out to be the feet.

— Karen Shanor, Bats Sing, Mice Giggle: The Surprising Science of Animals’ Inner Lives

Organic food production has existed for thousands of years (since the beginning of agriculture) and it will continue as long as humans live on the planet.

— David Wolfe, Longevity Now: A Comprehensive Approach to Healthy Hormones, Detoxification, Super Immunity, Reversing Calcification, and Total Rejuvenation

It was my Uncle George who discovered that alcohol was a food well in advance of modern medical thought.

— P. G. Wodehouse

It is a sinful abomination for one part of the world’s Christians to grow richer year by year while our brothers and sisters ache and suffer for lack of minimal health care, minimal education, and even—in some cases—enough food to escape starvation.

— Ronald J. Sider, Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity

Something is broken when the food comes on a Styrofoam tray wrapped in slippery plastic, a carcass of a being whose only chance at life was a cramped cage. That is not a gift of life; it is a theft.

— Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants

The experience of being cared for is profound, and it nourishes the soul as much as the food does the body.

— Mariska Hargitay

A butler supplies food to nourish your body, but a writer nourishes your mind through writing.

— Debasish Mridha

Carbohydrate density is simple to calculate — just divide the quantity of carbohydrate in food by the weight of the food. The more carbs packed into a given gram of food, the higher its carbohydrate density.

— Andrew Weil

Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

— Jim Rohn

Jason had joked that dust bunnies under the bed were pets he didn’t mind keeping: they never whined for food and didn’t require a litter box. They also didn’t wake you up at night by barking at passing raccoons.

— Erik Bundy, Magic and Murder Among the Dwarves

A safe, affordable and plentiful supply of food is a national security issue.

— Doug Ose

If the first requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite, the second is to put in your apprenticeship as a feeder when you have enough money to pay the check but not enough to produce indifference of the total.

— A. J. Liebling

I only get fat when I eat food cooked by other chefs. At home, my wife does all the cooking. She makes simple things like soups and salads. We both like steamed tofu.

— Alain Ducasse

Urban conservationists may feel entitled to be unconcerned about food production because they are not farmers. But they can’t be let off so easily, for they are all farming by proxy.

— Wendell Berry

Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman’s punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.

— Helen Rowland

In Kenya women are the first victims of environmental degradation, because they are the ones who walk for hours looking for water, who fetch firewood, who provide food for their families.

— Wangari Maathai

I simply believe food is too good to throw away – and Christmas leftovers can be a gastronomic opportunity for the well-skilled kitchen forager. With a little imagination, there are a million ways to use up leftovers rather than bin them.

— Tristram Stuart

What is food to one man is bitter poison to others

— Titus Lucretius Carus

take free food or tea from anyone talking about Godand find Heavenits gotta be out therefor there must be Godand how could any talk of good or God be wrong

— Dito Montiel, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

Invalid food choices lead to invalid people.

— Mango Wodzak

Poor means when we lack things in our lives. There are two types of poverty. …those that need food and shelter and those that need God in their lives. We are called to service to help both group of people as much as we can.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

Poor food and water for dinner, a bent arm for a pillow – that is where joy resides. For me, wealth and renown without honor are nothing but drifting clouds.

— Confucius, The Analects

Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.

— Finley Peter Dunne

My goal in ‘Live to Cook’ is to make great food more approachable for home cooks.

— Michael Symon

Three Italians sitting around a kitchen table without food or drink is a sure sign of trouble.

— A.A. Freda, Goodbye, Rudy Kazoody

Like all food, whether you’re talking about Persian food, or Chinese food, or Swedish food, it’s always a reflection of wars, trading, a bunch of good and a bunch of bad. But what’s left is always the food story.

— Marcus Samuelsson

Innovations that are guided by smallholder farmers, adapted to local circumstances, and sustainable for the economy and environment will be necessary to ensure food security in the future.

— Bill Gates

Today it [high fructose corn syrup] is the most valuable food product refined from corn, accounting for 530 million bushels every year. (A bushel of corn yields 33 pounds of fructose)

— Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

Modern food may be the most compelling lie humans have ever told.

— Mark Schatzker, The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor

You is blessin’ folks with your dollars and service, but a dollar bill and plate of food ain’t changin’ a life. That takes love.

— Denver Moore

Though my appetite for food grew frail, my hunger for books was constant.

— Diane Setterfield

McDonald’s revolutionized fast food. They introduced a way to eat food without knives, forks or plates. Most fast foods can be eaten while steering the wheel of a car and the restaurants are usually drive through.

— Eric Schlosser

More than any other in Western Europe, Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.

— Joseph Lelyveld

The Specters feast as vampires feast on blood, but the Specters’ food is attention. A conscious and informed interest in the world. The immaturity of children is less attractive to them.

— Philip Pullman, The Subtle Knife

… just as food is necessary to the life of the body, so good reading is necessary to the life of the soul.

— Pope John XXIII

The church is a storehouse of spiritual food whereby the inner man is fed, nourished, and developed into maturity. If it fails, it is not fulfilling its purpose as a church.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.

— Emily Dickinson

Friends? Your friends? If you lock them together in a room with no food for a week…Then you could see what it is, friends! …

— Art Spiegelman, Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale: My Father Bleeds History

There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit, or become a children’s playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree.

— Ray Bradbury

I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead.

— Woody Allen

Food safety involves everybody in the food chain.

— Mike Johanns

Diet food is not a meal its a medicine.

— Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Money spent on carbon cuts is money we can’t use for effective investments in food aid, micronutrients, HIV/AIDS prevention, health and education infrastructure, and clean water and sanitation.

— Bjorn Lomborg

I like being able to go to a local pub and have great food and particularly love pubs that welcome my dogs.

— Kevin Spacey

My 50th birthday approaching felt like a big milestone to me. I’ve lived half a century. If I write about food and use my life as a fulcrum to move the story along, maybe I’ve lived long enough to fashion a narrative that has a happy ending.

— Kate Christensen

but the effort of setting the table, heating up the food and then washing the dishes seemed to him tonight a superhuman one.

— José Saramago, Seeing

If music be the food of love, play on.

— William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

While toxic food is bad for your health and well-being, so are negative and unethical people.

— Frank Sonnenberg, Follow Your Conscience: Make a Difference in Your Life & in the Lives of Others

Never order food in excess of your body weight.

— Erma Bombeck

I say grace. I’m a big believer in grace. I happen to believe in a God that made all the food and so I’m pretty grateful for that and I thank him for that. But I’m also thankful for the people that put the food on the table.

— Alton Brown

Mr. Bird flung his food away and leaped to his feet, glaring around at no one in particular. ‘I am not a dog!’ he shouted agrily, his gold earrings flashing in the firelight.

— Tim Powers, On Stranger Tides

Shop often, shop hard, and spend for the best stuff available – logic dictates that you can make delicious food only with delicious ingredients.

— Mario Batali

The truth is, most of the genuinely tragic episodes of lost food are things that are somewhat outside the reach of the home cook, even a home cook like me who has been known to overreach from time to time.

— Nora Ephron, I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman

They eat the dainty food of famous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman’s octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach.

— Luigi Barzini

Morgan was looking at the food in front of her suspiciously, as if it intended to merely reside for a bit inside her, then liberate itself at a most inconvenient time.

— Lynn Kurland, Princess of the Sword

Each city in the southeastern part of the United States has its own unique type of specialty food that can be only found in that city, and it all happens to be called ‘barbecue’.

— Jim Gaffigan

In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.

— Percy Bysshe Shelley

Of the good in you I can speak, but not of the evil.For what is evil but good tortured by it’s own hunger and thirst?Verily when good is hungry it seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters.

— Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

There’s less need to slowly acclimate these guys to the tank, ” Bailey said. “They’ll be food pretty soon, so their happiness is less important than the shark’s.

— Dave Eggers, The Circle

Yet food is something that is taken for granted by most world leaders despite the fact that more than half of the population of the world is hungry.

— Norman Borlaug

I’m going to put death in all their food and watch them die.

— Shirley Jackson, We Have Always Lived in the Castle

All the food that is put into the stomach that the system cannot derive benefit from, is a burden to nature in her work.

— Ellen G. White

There are three types of friends: those like food without which you can’t live those like medicine which you need occasionally and those like an illness which you never want.

— Solomon ibn Gabirol

It’s simple: Women who pick at their food hate sex. Women who suck the meat off of lobster claws, order (and finish) dessert- these are the women who are going to rip your clothes off and come back for seconds.

— Elizabeth Bard, Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes

If food is poetry, is not poetry also food?

— Joyce Carol Oates

One time, I went to a restaurant and I asked the waiter for some food for thought. He left, came back, and tried shoving a sirloin in my ear.

— Travis J. Dahnke, Write like no one is reading

The quality of our thoughts and emotions impact our body more than the quality of the food which we eat.

— Maddy Malhotra, How to Build Self-Esteem and Be Confident: Overcome Fears, Break Habits, Be Successful and Happy

When we link our eating and our prayer and begin to see food as part of a much bigger picture, rather than the focal point of our entire lives, we reshape the way we think, the way we act, and the way we interact.

— Mary DeTurris Poust, Cravings: A Catholic Wrestles with Food, Self-Image, and God

It was deeper than some boy thinking she was cute. It was more like she was food and he was hungry. It was as if Mars needed her to survive.

— Randy Russell, Dead Rules

Nature is a dream state at this point, that we almost don’t have a real relationship to it unless it’s people living off the land and killing our own food and going for it.

— Catherine Opie

Try as we might, each of us can eat only about 1500 pounds of food a year. What this means for the food industry is that its natural rate of growth is somewhere around 1% every year (growth of American population).

— Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

Delight is all around us you know, from the food we eat, to the night sky, to the dreams we have. It surrounds us with every moment, you just have to stop and take it in whenever you can.

— Jonathan Maas, City of Gods II: Horsemen

It’s difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn’t available.

— Ronald Reagan

Perhaps more than any other, the food industry is very sensitive to consumer demand.

— Michael Pollan

Well, the most terrible fear that anybody should have is not war, is not a disease, not cancer or heart problems or food poisoning – it’s a man or a woman without a sense of humor.

— Jonathan Winters

We can choose food that doesn’t lead to illnesses like diabetes and cancer. We can choose food that doesn’t contribute to water pollution and climate change. And we can choose food that keeps local economies vibrant and farmers on their land.

— Frances Beinecke

Her model of self-control with food is why I have never had an issue in this area.  Praise God for my mom’s good example in how to eat.

— Lisa Bedrick, Thoughts on Christian Motherhood

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

— Robin Leach

In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are the two most interesting food towns. In New Orleans, they don’t have a bad deli. There’s no mediocrity accepted.

— Mario Batali

There is more food in a pennyworth of bread than in a gallon of ale.

— Joseph Livesey, A Lecture on Malt Liquor

People need to look at wildlife conservation in its totality. As soon as you lose the apex predator, it has harmful consequences right down the food chain.

— Thomas Kaplan

But it is only people who have plenty of money who can despise it. To the rest of us it is important. It can at least put food in our stomachs clothes on our backs, and it can at least feed our dreams.

— Mary Balogh, Slightly Sinful

A writer can do without food for a few hours, but not without the sight of books.

— Pawan Mishra

In the hands of food manufacturers, cheese has become an ‘ingredient.’

— Michael Moss

We’ve gotten so far away from our food source. It’s been hijacked from us. But if you get soil, plant something in it and water it, you can feed yourself. It’s that simple.

— Ron Finley

You know I don’t care about what I eat. I love food so much, I can’t affect the way I eat.

— Tyler Posey

I am forever walking upon these shores, Betwixt the sand and the foam, The high tide will erase my food prints, And the wind will blow away the foam, But the sea and the shore will remain forever.

— Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam

Perhaps the most hillarious yet true advice I ever gave on marriage is this one. Don’t marry because of Love, marry because of food Love fades, beauty wanes but hungry doesn’t

— Seun Ajibade

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

— Anthony Bourdain

Every time you use the word ‘healthy, ‘ you lose. The key is to make yummy, delicious food that happens to be healthy.

— Marcus Samuelsson

I’m not sure why it is, but I love food more than just about anything else.

— Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

I’m at the age when food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact I’ve just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.

— Rodney Dangerfield

By helping the poor, we must be able to remove their poverty. By extending help to one here and one there in the form of providing food will not remove poverty.

— Periyar E.V. Ramasamy

I resent when I go out to dinner and they try to sell me the healthy food for the same price as the good food.

— Jim Gaffigan

Indigo has a purifying, stabilizing, cleansing effect when fear, repression, and obsessions have disturbed your mental body. Indigo food vibrations are: blackberries, blue plums, blueberries, purple brocoli, beetroot, and purple grapes.

— Tae Yun Kim, The First Element: Secrets to Maximizing Your Energy

Like the practice of breath control, meditation on the forms of God, repetition of mantras, food restrictions, etc., are but aids for rendering the mind quiescent.

— Ramana Maharshi

Walking out into the night with a water fey was all kinds of stupid. Heck, Kelpies eat people. They may not play with their food as creatively as the Each Uisge, but dead is dead.

— E.J. Stevens, Shadow Sight

My dad makes food with very few delicate flavours.

— Yotam Ottolenghi

Grass is food for elephants, but a cushion for lions.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

If I agree to dispose of any part of our land to the white people I would feel guilty of taking food away from our children’s mouths, and I do not wish to be that mean.

— Sitting Bull

As the dry thirst for water, the starving hunger for food and lungs demand air to breathe, the one thing a soul truly craves is freedom.

— Adrian G. Hilder, The General’s Legacy – Part Two: Whiteland King

One of the most radical and revolutionary things you can do is grow your own food and eat from the land.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

The processed food industry hijacked our palates by using three highly addictive weapons — sugar, salt and wheat.

— Nancy S. Mure

My inner caveman demands she knows I’m a good provider. I’ll get her the best booth, order any food she wants, kill potential predators, and buy her the best cave on the block”.

— Bijou Hunter, Bourbon Blues

I love really good food and I don’t ever want to spend too much for it, but I like hanging out and having really good, tasty, interesting food.

— Kris Allen

The only secret to food combination is a balance of protein, carbs and fat – they all play a key role in our health.

— Jorge Cruise

The concept of being a locavore, or one who chooses whenever possible to incorporate locally grown or locally produced food into one’s nutrition plan, is of great importance.

— Tyler Florence

A lot of local food is very tasty. I’m very happy to eat it. I just don’t think it’s the same thing as saving the world.

— Tyler Cowen

Humans are more dependent on learning for survival than other species, We have no instincts that automatically find us food and shelter !

— Bruce H. Lipton

Of course I love cooking Eastern European food because I’m a Jew, but I also love making roast chicken. I love making Hungarian goulash. There are a lot of egg noodles in my cooking.

— Judy Gold

My best hostess tip is to have good food and really good music!

— Jennifer Aniston

Man’s survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until the invention of agriculture, must have been precarious because of his inability to ensure his food supply.

— Norman Borlaug

Giving kids clothes and food is one thing but it’s much more important to teach them that other people besides themselves are important and that the best thing they can do with their lives is to use them in the service of other people.

— Dolores Huerta

Popeye was right about spinach: dark green, leafy vegetables are the healthiest food on the planet. As whole foods go, they offer the most nutrition per calorie.

— Michael Greger

I was afraid of Korean food when I moved to L.A., let alone sushi. I remember thinking either sink or swim. Living here in Studio City, Ventura Blvd. is the Mecca of sushi restaurants. What you thought was so exotic is just run of the mill.

— Parvesh Cheena

The search for the soul mate, the perfect partner to complete you, is a bit like searching for the perfect food when you’ve got a giant ulcer in your stomach. No matter what you find, it will never be good enough.

— Vironika Tugaleva, The Love Mindset: An Unconventional Guide to Healing and Happiness

Let us not be like the forest fox foraging for food for itself forever!Let us be like the assiduous ant, always accumulating ample assets for all ants with altruism and all-round assistance.

— Ankala V Subbarao

Every major food company now has an organic division. There’s more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.

— Michael Pollan

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.

— Kamand Kojouri

All I ever wanted to do was to make food accessible to everyone to show that you can make mistakes – I do all the time – but it doesn’t matter.

— Jamie Oliver

If you go back in American history, oysters were the food of poor people. New York was filled with oyster saloons in the 1800s.

— Ruth Reichl

Well, it’s very easy for me to gain weight, but even though I tried not eating for a week when I was really young, I couldn’t do it any longer because I liked my food too much.

— Amanda Seyfried

Peruvian food is so simple yet amazingly flavored with their traditional spices.

— L’Wren Scott

My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better at night if I can improve an individual’s knowledge about food and wine, and do it on a daily basis.

— Emeril Lagasse

Health food makes me sick.

— Calvin Trillin

Gujarat is truly vibrant. Be it handicrafts, folk music, art, costumes or food – the state offers the best of everything.

— Shreya Ghoshal

It is the deep, salty stickiness of food that intrigues me more than any other quality.

— Nigel Slater, The Kitchen Diaries: A Year in the Kitchen with Nigel Slater

The problem with living in a fast-food nation is that we expect food to be cheap.

— Alice Waters

Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.

— Leonardo da Vinci

The most terrible fear that anybody should have is not war, is not a disease, not cancer or heart problems or food poisoning – it’s a man or a woman without a sense of humor.

— Jonathan Winters

Any healthy man can go without food for two days – but not without poetry.

— Charles Baudelaire

Original, in French: La bonne cuisine est la base du véritable bonheur. English: Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.

— Auguste Escoffier

My mother never met a gadget she didn’t like. There were tube pans for baking the angel food cakes my father could have after his first heart attack, and Bundt pans and loaf pans and baking pans and grilling pans.

— Janet Fitch

I adore cock and champagne together. My favourite food group.

— D.J. Manly, Island Heat

Garnish your food with romance.

— Amanda Mosher, Better to be able to love than to be loveable

She is such a health food nut she thinks a grape is wine in pill form.

— Elmer Pasta

Eating healthy nutritious food is the simple and right solution to get rid of excess body weight effortlessly and become slim and healthy forever.

— Subodh Gupta, 7 habits of skinny woman

I really like having someone who knows about food and what goes well together make a meal for me.

— Alice Waters

I guess the higher up on the food chain you go, the admiration isn’t just for the hungry, but for the ones that go the extra mile to take a bite.

— Angela Richardson, Pieces of Truth

What I’ve been developing is a vegan fast food chain and vegan food markets.

— Heather Mills

I don’t like posh hotels. I like small, eclectic hotels, and luxury for me would mean really good company with good food in a really funky, beautiful house in the middle of a field where someone came and serviced the place for us.

— Amanda Donohoe

I don’t know what it is about the 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.

— Mitch Albom, For One More Day

If we want our generation to function as watchdogs, we should teach the lions to stop acting as supreme and give all kinds of creatures a a fair share of food and resources.

— Saaif Alam

The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose.

— Garrison Keillor

In World War II, jazz absolutely was the music of freedom, and then in the Cold War, behind the Iron Curtain, same thing. It was all underground, but they needed the food of freedom that jazz offered.

— Herbie Hancock

Fussing over food was important. It gave a shape to the day: breakfast, lunch, dinner; beginning, middle, end.

— Robert Hellenga, Philosophy Made Simple

As food nourishes the body, beauty nourishes the spirit.

— Ginger Gilmour, Memoirs of the Bright Side of the Moon

If you want to help a hungry poor man sleeping on the bench, don’t ever wake him up; put the food on the bench, put some money and leave the place without looking at your back!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

From the simple stringing together of lemon garlands for the goddess Durga, to dividing the prasadam or blessed foods for the children first, I came to associate food not only with feminity, but also with purity and divinity.

— Padma Lakshmi

Creativity is an inherently human trait that allowed us to dominate our environment and make our way to the top of the food chain.

— Harry Hoover, Born Creative: Free Your Mind, Free Yourself

She used to diet on any kind of food she could lay her hands on.

— Arthur Baer

In the absence of organized religion, faith abounds, in the form of song and art and food and strong arms.

— Elizabeth Alexander, The Light of the World

Be thankful that you have clothes to wear, food to eat and a place to sleep.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Is there any place on earth that smells better than a Laundromat? It’s like a rainy Sunday when you don’t have to get out from under your covers, or like lying back on the grass your father’s just mowed–comfort food for your nose.

— Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper

It was my Uncle George who discovered alcohol was a food well in advance of modern medical thought.

— P.G. Wodehouse

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

— Maya Angelou

The elevator shaft was a kind of heat sink. Hot food was cold by the time it arrived. Cold food got colder. No one knew what would happen to ice cream, but it would probably involve some rewriting of the laws of thermodynamics.

— Terry Pratchett, Lords and Ladies

The demon got up. The demon said Fool. To think you can eat their food and not talk to them. To think you can take their money and not be afraid of them. To think you can depend on their company and not suffer from them.

— Joanna Russ, On Strike Against God

God gave our first parents the food He designed that the race should eat. It was contrary to His plan to have the life of any creature taken. There was to be no death in Eden. The fruit of the trees in the garden was the food man’s wants required.

— Ellen G. White

We weren’t ashamed to enjoy food and alcohol in moderation – why were we so afraid of sex?

— Sierra Simone, Priest

The Travel Channel had success with their ‘Food Paradise’ series, ’10 Best Places to Pig Out’ and those types of specials, so they knew there was a market for comfort food and wanted to develop a show around it.

— Adam Richman

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

Fish is the only food that is considered spoiled once it smells like what it is.

— P.J. O’Rourke

Humans are thought to be at the top of the food chain…But there are beings who hunt them as food.These monsters who feed on the dead flesh of humans.They are called……Ghouls.

— Sui Ishida, Tokyo Ghoul, tome 1

Oh no, Nick” Jaime said in tones of supremely unconvincing shock, “how could you? When my back was turned for one momement. And my food was so delicious.

— Sarah Rees Brennan, The Demon’s Covenant

Junk food drags you down.

— Miranda Lambert

We farm workers are closest to food production. We were the first to recognize the serious health hazards of agriculture pesticides to both consumers and ourselves.

— Cesar Chavez

Is Elizabeth Taylor fat? Her favorite food is seconds.

— Joan Rivers

I would love having Winnie-the-Pooh stay here at the house. We could talk of food and what we were eating next. Maybe ponder that over a little morsel… and then take a little nap and dream of desserts.

— Tony DiTerlizzi

If hot food is they key to maintaining an expedition’s stamina, then low grade gut-rot alcohol is the key to sustaining its sense of pleasure.

— Tahir Shah, House of the Tiger King: The Quest for a Lost City

People in my neighborhood are so disconnected from the fresh food supply that kids don’t know an eggplant from a sweet potato. We have to show them how to get grounded in the truest sense of the word.

— Ron Finley

The food we were given was no more than eatable, but the patron was not mean about drink; he allowed us two litres of wine a day each, knowing that if a plongeur is not given two litres he will steal three.

— George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London

How we grow food has enormous effects on the environment – climate change as well as pollution of air, water, and soil.

— Marion Nestle

It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they’ll keep coming back.

— Dave Thomas

Growing up eating fruits and vegetables fresh from our farm added a lot to the way I taste and look at food today, and I wanted the same for my kids and other kids.

— Camila Alves

I’m nutty for nutrition. I’ve become one of those people who can’t stop talking about the connection between food and health. Now that I know how much changing what you eat can transform your life, I can’t stop proselytizing.

— Robin Quivers

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.

— Mitch Albom

Pizza is like the entire food pyramid!

— Madeline Oles

Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat.

— Alex Levine

When a man is small he loves and hates food with a ferocity which soon dims. At six years old his very bowels will heave when such a dish as creamed carrots or cold tapioca appear before him.

— M. F. K. Fisher

Great sex and awesome food is what conquered the beast, not beauty. The key to happiness is to fuck like a porn star and cook like a five star chef.

— Travis Luedke

The fact that over 50 per cent of the residents of Toronto are not from Canada, that is always a good thing, creatively, and for food especially. That is easily a city’s biggest strength, and it is Toronto’s unique strength.

— Anthony Bourdain

Philosophy is an amazing tissue of really fine thinking and incredible, puerile mistakes. It’s like one of those rubber ‘bones’ they give dogs to chew, damned good for the mind’s teeth, but as food – no bloody good at all.

— Olaf Stapledon, Odd John

Mankind: A quality of life upgrade is available to each and every one of you. It should give you a quality of life upgrade, which means no drugs, no alcohol, no fast food – unless, of course, it’s a mallard.

— Ted Nugent

I think Australian food is probably some of the best in the world.

— Karrie Webb

I don’t want to talk to you no more, you empty headed animal food trough wiper. I fart in your general direction. Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries.

— Graham Chapman, Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Book): Mønti Pythøn Ik Den Hølie Gräilen

I really see food as subjective. It’s a creative outlet. It’s something that you do for fun. It’s a gray area. It’s not black and white or right and wrong.

— Graham Elliot

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and the by-product from one food can be perfect for making another.

— Yotam Ottolenghi

You shut your door to these poor women, ” he said so they could hear him, “and you’ll answer for it the rest of your lives. You won’t sleep. You’ll choke on drinks. The food you eat’ll block up your bowels and you’ll die of your own shit.

— Glendon Swarthout, The Homesman

We have to bring children into a new relationship to food that connects them to culture and agriculture.

— Alice Waters

The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body.

— Pat Buchanan

Chicken and horse meat are the best foods for weightlifters, and good food is important.

— Ilya Ilyin

The food you eat can be either the safest & most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison

— Ann Wigmore

You couldn’t get worse food, or food more detached from nature, if you tried. If you have an apple, you’re connected to an apple tree. If you have a dish of set custard and half a glace cherry you’re not connected to anything.

— Jo Walton, Among Others

My biggest pet peeve is when you go to a fine restaurant, and it’s like a mausoleum inside. Good food should be joyful. There should be laughter and chatter, not people sitting there like they’re in a funeral-parlor waiting room.

— Jim Harrison

The true scientist no longer attempts to disprove the pull of gravity, or the rotation of the earth, or the motion of heavenly bodies, or the sequence of the seasons, or man’s need of food and water, or the function of the heart.

— Ezra Taft Benson

Bob had a dog buscuit stuck to his head. “How does he always get food stuck to him?” I asked Morelli. “I don’t know, ” Morelli said. “It’s a Bob mystery. I think stuff falls out of his mouth and he rolls in it. I’m not sure.”-Morelli And Stephanie

— Janet Evanovich, To the Nines

I asked Elsie how much food they needed from outside the community. ‘Flour and sugar, ‘ she said, and then thought a bit. ‘Sometimes we’ll buy pretzels as a spl

— Barbara Kingsolver, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

Avoid food products containing ingredients that are A) unfamiliar B) unpronounceable C) more than five in number or that include D) high-fructose corn syrup

— Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto

It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.

— Hunter S. Thompson

We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.

— Napoleon Hill

I was born into it and there was nothing I could do about it. It was there like air or food or any other element. The only question with wealth is what you do with it.

— John D. Rockefeller