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The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for steak to coo. - Julia Child

The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for steak to coo. ⏤ Julia Child

There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap. - Steve Martin

There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap. ⏤ Steve Martin

Your diet is a bank account, good food choice are good investments. -

Your diet is a bank account, good food choice are good investments.

People who love to eat are always the best people - Julia Child

People who love to eat are always the best people ⏤ Julia Child

The day each family keeps aside food to feed one hungry person or animal or bird every day, nobody will go hungry in this world. There is enough food to feed every hungry stomach. Mankind just doesn't have the heart for it. - Ruzbeh N Bharucha

The day each family keeps aside food to feed one hungry person or animal or bird every day, nobody will go hungry in this world. There is enough food to feed every hungry stomach. Mankind just doesn't have the heart for it. ⏤ Ruzbeh N Bharucha

One should eat to live, not live to eat. - Benjamin Franklin

One should eat to live, not live to eat. ⏤ Benjamin Franklin

Growing you own food is like printing your own money! -

Growing you own food is like printing your own money!

If you want breakfast in bed, sleep in the kitchen. - Unknown

If you want breakfast in bed, sleep in the kitchen. ⏤ Unknown

I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that’s living. - Ursula Andress

I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that’s living. ⏤ Ursula Andress

We once grew good without chemicals. We never grew food without bees. -

We once grew good without chemicals. We never grew food without bees.

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

Luther Burbank, environmentalist

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

J.R.R. Tolkien, writer

He who eats alone chokes alone.

Arabic Proverbs,

More die in the United States from too much food that from too little.

John Kenneth Galbraith, economist

Coffee should be black as Hell, strong as death, and sweet as love.


There is no love sincerer than the love of food.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Hunger is the best sauce.

Italian Proverbs,

It's okay to eat fish because they don't have any feelings.

Kurt Cobain, musician

Don't dig your grave with your knife and fork.

English Proverbs,

Worthless people love only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.

Socrates, philosopher

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

W. C. Fields, comedian

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

Sophia Loren, actress

Your child will live a life ten years younger than you because of the landscape of food that we've built around them.

Jamie Oliver, chef

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, theologian

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

Euripides, poet

Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.

Johnny Carson, comedian

Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.

Ludwig van Beethoven, composer

No man is lonely while eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention.

Christopher Morley, author

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

Naomi Klein, journalist

Hungry bear doesn't dance.

Bulgarian proverbs,

Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

The one way to get thin is to re-establish a purpose in life.

Cyril Connolly, intellectual

I found there was only one way to look thin, hang out with fat people.

Rodney Dangerfield, comedian

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

John Kenneth Galbraith, economist

Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food, love or exercise.

Hans Selye, scientist

Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat.

Alex Levin,

The most dangerous food to eat is a wedding cake.


The first law of dietetics seems to be if it tastes good, it’s bad for you.

Isaac Asimov, scientist

It is a difficult matter to argue with the belly since it has no ears.

Cato The Elder, historian

It isn't so much what's on the table that matters, as what's on the chairs.

W. S. Gilbert, dramatist

Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.

Fran Lebowitz, journalist

Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.

Sophia Loren, actress

I eat like a vulture. Unfortunately the resemblance doesn't end there.

Groucho Marx, comedian

My body is like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don't think about it, I just have it.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor

The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? Like 'Republican party' or 'airplane food.'

Johnny Depp, actor

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

Lewis Mumford, sociologist

You define a good flight by negatives: you didn't get hijacked, you didn't crash, you didn't throw up, you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food. So you are grateful.

Paul Theroux, novelist

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

Yogi Berra, athlete

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

Aesop, author

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

Jose Carreras, musician

A good meal ought to begin with hunger.


Appetite comes with eating; the more one has, the more one would have.


Gluttony kills more than the sword.


Man shall not live by bread alone.


Half-starved spiders prey'd on half-starved flies.

Charles Churchill, poet

The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind.

Thomas Hobbes, philosopher

Food is an important part of a balanced diet.

Fran Lebowitz, journalist

You get fat in the moments between when you know you should stop and when you do.

Michael Lipsey,

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

George Orwell, author

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

Virginia Woolf, author

I couldn't relate to kid stuff. 'Jimmy doesn't like me!' Who cares? I was worried we didn't have gas money or food. Those were my concerns.

Leighton Meester, actress

Anything is good if it's made of chocolate.

Jo Brand, comedian

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

Julia Child, chef

Cooking is at once child's play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.

Craig Claiborne, editor

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

Roald Dahl, novelist

Hunger is a good cook.


The healthy stomach is nothing if it is not conservative. Few radicals have good digestions.

Samuel Butler, poet

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

Lord (George Gordon) Byron, poet

Square meals often make round people.

E. Joseph Cossman, businessman

One should eat to live, not live to eat.

Benjamin Franklin, politician

A store of grain, Oh king is the best of treasures. A gem put in your mouth will not support life.


We seldom report of having eaten too little.

Thomas Jefferson, president

A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.

Samuel Johnson, author

Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat.

Fran Lebowitz, journalist

If you're going to America, bring your own food.

Fran Lebowitz, journalist

If there were only turnips and potatoes in the world, someone would complain that plants grow the wrong way.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg, scientist

Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.

Samuel Pepys, writer

Our lives are not in the lap of the gods, but in the lap of our cooks.

Lin Yutang, author

I'm too lazy and I like food and I like my free time too much to spend it working out!

Katherine Heigl, actress

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

Sienna Miller, actress

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

Dolly Parton, musician

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

Winston Churchill, statesman

I love you like a fat kid loves cake!

Scott Adams, cartoonist

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

Michael Pollan, educator

The passion of the Italian or the Italian-American population is endless for food and lore and everything about it.

Mario Batali, celebrity

High-quality food is better for your health.

Michael Pollan, educator

He that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.


I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead -- not sick, not wounded -- dead.

Woody Allen, director

I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning.

John Barrymore, actor

Put a knife to thy throat, if you're a man given to appetite.


Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.

Les Brown, motivational speaker

Eating is touch carried to the bitter end.

Samuel Butler, poet

A cheese may disappoint. It may be dull, it may be naive, it may be oversophisticated. Yet it remains cheese, milk's leap toward immortality.

Clifton Fadiman, writer

God comes to the hungry in the form of food.

Mahatma Gandhi, leader

Choose rather to punish your appetites than be punished by them.

Tyrius Maximus,

You can travel fifty thousand miles in America without once tasting a piece of good bread.

Henry Miller, author

There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is hunger for love, for kindness, for thoughtfulness; and this is the great poverty that makes people suffer so much.

Mother Theresa, saint

But for the sake of some little mouthful of flesh, we deprive a soul of the sun and light and of that proportion of life and time it had been born into the world to enjoy.

Plutarch, philosopher

Lunch is for wimps.

Oliver Stone, director

Hunger is not only the best cook, but also the best physician.

Source Unknown,

Every 10 seconds we lose a child to hunger. This is more than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.

Josette Sheeran,

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, president

We have reduced sales tax on food. Now we want it eliminated.

Joe Manchin, politician

People who shop in health food stores never look healthy.

Amy Sedaris, actress

I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth.

Kristen Bell, actress

I like to use 'I Can't Believe it's Not Butter' on my toast in the morning, because sometimes when I eat breakfast, I like to be incredulous. How was breakfast? Unbelievable.

Demetri Martin, comedian

But it's really hard to eat good when you're traveling because you see fast food and you want to go to this restaurant and that restaurant.

Nicole Polizzi, celebrity

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,

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

Woody Allen, director

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

Frank A. Clark,

If music be the food of love, play on.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

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

Calvin Trillin, journalist

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

Avril Lavigne, musician

As it has been told to me, my Dad had some kind of deal with Dick Clark. But when we got here, that fell through. So we were out here with no job, no furniture, no food.

Danny Bonaduce, actor

Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.

Cathy Guisewite, cartoonist

I like to eat and I love the diversity of foods.

David Soul, actor

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

Mark Twain, author

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

Ronald Reagan, president

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

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

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

Voltaire, writer

The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a star.

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin,

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

Erma Bombeck, journalist

This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

The first time you see something that you have never seen before, you almost always know right away if you should eat it or run away from it.

Scott Adams, cartoonist

The thought of two thousand people crunching celery at the same time horrified me.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Neither does man have gills for living in a water environment; yet it is not sinful to explore the depths of the oceans in search of food or other blessings.

Walter Lang, director

A dead cow or sheep lying in a pasture is recognized as carrion. The same sort of a carcass dressed and hung up in a butcher's stall passes as food.

John Harvey Kellogg, businessman

It makes me so angry - there's enough food in the world but people are starving. It's all political.

Judith Light, actress

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, actress

Oh yes, after the war, and we were all starving - we had no proper food or anything - no proper shoes.

Ninette de Valois, dancer

We can no more do without spirituality than we can do without food, shelter, or clothing.

Ernest Holmes, theologian

When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure, when I really enjoy my life.

Monica Bellucci, actress

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

Michael Pollan, educator

Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.

Mitch Hedberg, comedian

Seven's a banquet nine a brawl.


Much meat, much disease.


We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police.

Jeff Arder,

Talk of joy: there may be things better than beef stew and baked potatoes and home-made bread -- there may be.

Ray Stannard Baker [David Grayson],

Public and private food in America has become eatable, here and there extremely good. Only the fried potatoes go unchanged, as deadly as before.

Luigi Barzini, journalist

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, journalist

Sadder than destitution, sadder than a beggar is the man who eats alone in public. Nothing more contradicts the laws of man or beast, for animals always do each other the honor of sharing or disputing each other's food.

Jean Baudrillard, sociologist

A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart, who looks at her watch.

James Beard, author

Yogi ordered a pizza. The waitress asked How many pieces do you want your pie cut? Yogi responded, Four. I don't think I could eat eight.

Yogi Berra, athlete

Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.N.B.: Eat, Drink and be merry. See also Luke 12:19


Edible. Good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

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

Alice May Brock,

I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. I am President of the United States, and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli.

George Bush,

The right diet directs sexual energy into the parts that matter.

Barbara Cartland, novelist

For its merit I will knight it, and then it will be Sir-Loin.

Charles II, royalty

The soup is never hot enough if the waiter can keep his thumb in it.

William Collier,

To eat is human, to digest divine.

Charles T. Copeland,

There are flood and drought over the eyes and in the mouth, dead water and dead sand contending for the upper hand. The parched eviscerate soil gapes at the vanity of toil, laughs without mirth. This is the death of the earth.

TS (Thomas Stearns) Eliot, poet

I can reason down or deny everything, except this perpetual Belly: feed he must and will, and I cannot make him respectable.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Let the stoics say what they please, we do not eat for the good of living, but because the meat is savory and the appetite is keen.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks.

Totie Fields,

Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.

M. F. K. Fisher, writer

When I write of hunger, I am really writing about love and the hunger for it, and warmth and the love of it . . . and it is all one.

M. F. K. Fisher, writer

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

M. F. K. Fisher, writer

The food here is so tasteless you could eat a meal of it and belch and it wouldn't remind you of anything.

Redd Foxx, actor

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