Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.— Hippocrates
Breathtaking Food And Eating quotations
A large percentage of those living in developed societies are told what brand of soda they should drink, what cigarettes they should smoke, what clothes and shoes they should wear, what they should eat and what brand of food they should buy. Their political ideas are supplied in the same way. Every year a trillion dollars is spent on advertising.
Show me who your friends are, and I will tell you what you are.
I became a vegetarian after realizing that animals feel afraid, cold, hungry and unhappy like we do. I feel very deeply about vegetarianism and the animal kingdom. It was my dog Boycott who led me to question the right of humans to eat other sentient beings.
Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.
Life is a combination of magic and pasta.
Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.
A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.
Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.
Heaven grew weary of the excessive pride and luxury of China.
.. I am from the Barbaric North. I wear the same clothing and eat the same food as the cowherds and horse-herders. We make the same sacrifices and we share.. our riches. I look upon the nation as a new-born child and I care for my soldiers as though they were my brothers.
We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.
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.
Having a good home, eating good food, wearing good clothes, are a means to living well; they are not the goals of our life. The quality of your life is decided by how peaceful and joyful you are.
Peace begins in the kitchens and pantries, gardens and backyards, where our food is grown and prepared. The energies of nature and the infinite universe are absorbed through the foods we eat and are transmuted into our thoughts and actions.
If the divine creator has taken pains to give us delicious and exquisite things to eat, the least we can do is prepare them well and serve them with ceremony.
Blueberries, strawberries and blackberries are true super foods.
Naturally sweet and juicy, berries are low in sugar and high in nutrients - they are among the best foods you can eat.
Cucumber should be well sliced, dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out.
Taking all vegetable-eating nations together .
. . they are a larger and much better formed race than the flesh eaters.
So you can settle the fuck down. My mother used to say, "Primero comemos, entonces lo demás." That means, "first we eat, then we do everything else."
When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can't eat money.
With maternal love, life makes a promise at dawn that it can never hold.
You are forced to eat cold food until your days end. After that, each time a woman holds you in her arms and against her chest, these are merely condolences. You always come back to yell at your mother's grave like an abandoned dog. Never again, never again, never again.
Whoever would have guessed that in the land of cheap sausages and mashed potatoes there could be such a change which would actually bring the French from Paris every weekend to invade Britain en masse to eat great food and drink great wine.
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food;
therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.
I despair of the Republic! Such dreariness, such whining sallow women, such utter absence of the amenities, such crass food, crass manners, crass landscape!! What a horror it is for a whole nation to be developing without the sense of beauty, and eating bananas for breakfast.
I do not like eating meat because I have seen lambs and pigs killed.
I saw and felt their pain. They felt the approaching death. I could not bear it. I cried like a child. I ran up a hill and could not breathe. I felt that I was choking. I felt the death of the lamb.
The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine, or the slowest form of poison
Drinking freshly made juices and eating enough whole foods to provide adequate fiber is a sensible approach to a healthful diet.
The meat industry spends hundreds of millions of dollars lying to the public about their product. But no amount of false propaganda can sanitize meat. The facts are absolutely clear: Eating meat is bad for human health, catastrophic for the environment, and a living nightmare for animals
The people who give you their food give you their heart.
Good food is a right, not a privilege.
It brings children into a positive relationship with their health, community and environment.
One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.
If your blood is formed from eating the foods I teach [fruits and green-leaf vegetables] your soul will shout for joy and triumph over all misery of life. For the first time you will feel a vibration of vitality through your body (like a slight electric current) that shakes you delightfully.