104 Food Supply Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of food supply quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about food security.

The Most Famous Food Supply Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Food is a product of supply and demand, so try to figure out where the supplies are fresh, the suppliers are creative, and the demanders are informed. — Tyler Cowen

Undoubtedly the desire for food has been and still is one of the main causes of political events. — Bertrand Russell

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

The world's population will multiply more rapidly than the available food supply. — Thomas Malthus

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

The requisites of government are that there be sufficiency of food, sufficiency of military equipment, and the confidence of the people in their ruler. — Confucius

It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available. — Ronald Reagan

Supplements can be a useful tool for addressing specific nutrient deficiencies or supporting certain health goals. — Rhonda Patrick

The quality of our food is just as important as the quantity. — Steven Gundry

Supplements can be a useful tool for addressing nutrient deficiencies or supporting specific health goals. — Steven Gundry

Short Food Supply Quotes

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  • In the last analysis civilization is based upon the food supply. — Will Durant
  • The cultivation of the mind is a kind of food supplied for the soul of man. — Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • A safe, affordable and plentiful supply of food is a national security issue. — Doug Ose
  • The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply. — Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • We use competitive markets to arrange for delivery of our food supply. — Kenneth Lay
  • Islands are known to differ in the food supply available to ground finches, mainly seeds. — Peter R. Grant
  • Keep as near as ever you can to the first sources of supply—fruits and vegetables. — Benjamin Ward Richardson
  • It's a foolish culture that entrusts its food supply to simpletons. — Joel Salatin
  • No food or drug will ever do for you what a fresh supply of oxygen will. — Tony Robbins
Food supply quote Don't look for a partner who is eye candy. Look for a partner who is soul food.
Don't look for a partner who is eye candy. Look for a partner who is soul food.

Feed Food Quotes

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Everyone has a doctor in him or her; we just have to help it in its work. The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well. Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food. But to eat when you are sick, is to feed your sickness. — Hippocrates

Feed the body food and drink, it will survive today. Feed the soul art and music, it will live forever. — Julie Andrews

A newborn baby 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. Breastfeeding satisfies all three. — Grantly Dick-Read

Food supply quote The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for steak to coo.
The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for steak to coo.

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

Vegan food is soul food in its truest form. Soul food means to feed the soul. And, to me, your soul is your intent. If your intent is pure, you are pure. — Erykah Badu

Another nice thing was that I would type out letters home for the admiral's stewards. They would then feed me the same food the admiral ate. — Jack Adams

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

If you are what you eat then feed me dope. — Big Daddy Kane

The nourishment of body is food, while the nourishment of the soul is feeding others. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

The ease with which barley may be substituted directly for wheat in human food and its usefulness to replace wheat milling by-products as feed in the production of the milk supply render its abundant production important. — David F. Houston

You wouldn't go very long without eating food; don't let your spirit starve either. Feed on the Word of God every day. — Victoria Osteen

Food Security Quotes

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Consolidate the foundation of food security in an all-round way, firmly adhere to the red line of 1.8 billion mu of arable land, and ensure that the rice bowl of Chinese is firmly in their own hands. — Xi Jinping

We simply can no longer afford to deny the full potential of one half of the population. The world needs to tap into the talent and wisdom of women. Whether the issue is food security, economic recovery, health, or peace and security, the participation of women is needed now more than ever. — Michelle Bachelet

You can't escape the taste of the food you had as a child. In times of stress, what do you dream about? Your mother's clam chowder. It's security, comfort. It brings you home. — Jacques Pepin

Food supply quote There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.
There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.

"Who is secure in all his basic needs? Who has work, spiritual care, medical care, housing, food, occasional entertainment, free clothing, free burial, free everything? The answer might be nuns and monks, but the standard reply is 'prisoners'" — Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn

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

Sustainable energy + food security + healthy environment = full employment + better future. — Phil Harding

Food supply quote One should eat to live, not live to eat.
One should eat to live, not live to eat.

It seems to me that our three basic needs, for food and security and love, are so mixed and mingled and entwined that we cannot straightly think of one without the others. — M. F. K. Fisher

A cat cares for you only as a source of food, security and a place in the sun. — Charles Horton Cooley

We must prepare for a changing climate by incorporating climate preparedness into every aspect of our planning - for food, water, health, energy, even national security. We must reduce our emissions to prevent even more dangerous change. — Katharine Hayhoe

And Mocha's berry, from Arabia pure, In small fine china cups, came in at last. Gold cups of filigree, made to secure the hand from burning, underneath them place. Cloves, cinnamon and saffron, too, were boiled Up with the coffee, which, I think, they spoiled. — Lord Byron

Food Production Quotes

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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 — Chrissie Hynde

The linear 'Take - Make - Dispose' system, which depletes natural resources and generates waste, is deeply flawed and can be productively replaced by a restorative model in which waste does not exist as such but is only food for the next cycle — Ellen MacArthur

I haven't bought any leather articles for a very long time. My ideal is to be able to avoid all animal products, in food as well as clothing. — Martina Navratilova

Food supply quote I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that’s living.
I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that’s living.

Whenever anyone grows tired of the secondhand sort of existence that depends on purchased products, and wants to resume the intimate relationship with nature that man once enjoyed, the kukui-nut stands ready to furnish him with food, flavor, tannin, oil, paint, varnish, medicine, and magic. — Euell Gibbons

In my own life, I decided to leave meat off my plate in medical school, but was a bit slow to realise that dairy products and eggs are not health foods either. — Neal Barnard

If the Americans like to eat GMO products, let them eat it then. We don't need to do that; we have enough space and opportunities to produce organic food. — Dmitry Medvedev

Food supply quote The day each family keeps aside food to feed one hungry person or animal or bird
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.

If you have a busy natural foods store in your community, give their bulk cornmeal a try: high turnover means the product will most likely be fresh. And if the cornmeal is organic, all the better. — Jeremy Jackson

If you're using first-class land for biofuels, then you're competing with the growing of food. And so you're actually spiking food prices by moving energy production into agriculture. — Bill Gates

Look for foods that create beauty from the inside out. Instead of coating yourself in chemical laden beauty products, why not try to get healthy skin from the foods you eat. — David Wolfe

Customers want good value, but they care more than ever how food and clothing products are made. — Stuart Rose

Food Banks Quotes

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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. — Alanis Obomsawin

I left General Magic in 1996 to become an Internet hobbyist - got a T-1 line to my house. At one point I had all four food banks of the Bay Area hosted from this house here. — Andy Hertzfeld

Poverty is on the increase - due to welfare cuts - and demand for food banks has rocketed. — Nicola Sturgeon

Food supply quote People who love to eat are always the best people
People who love to eat are always the best people

In this country that grows more food than any other nation on this earth, it is unthinkable that any child should go hungry. — Sela Ward

There are genuinely sufficient resources in the world to ensure that no one, nowhere, at no time, should go hungry. — Ed Asner

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

Food supply quote We once grew good without chemicals. We never grew food without bees.
We once grew good without chemicals. We never grew food without bees.

A hungry man can't see right or wrong. He just sees food. — Pearl S. Buck

America, which leads the world in so many ways, can end childhood hunger within its borders. — Pierce Brosnan

And while other passions in your life may at some point begin to bank their fires, the shared happiness of good homemade food can last as long as we do. — Marcella Hazan

One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that we as individuals can make a difference. Ending hunger in America is a goal that is literally within our grasp. — Jeff Bridges

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More Food Supply Quotes

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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. — Fidel Castro

Eight hours daily labour is enough for any human being, and under proper arrangements sufficient to afford an ample supply of food, raiment and shelter, or the necessaries and comforts of life, and for the remainder of his time, every person is entitled to education, recreation and sleep. — Robert Owen

Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the energy can control whole continents; who controls money can control the world. — Henry A. Kissinger

Food supply quote Growing you own food is like printing your own money!
Growing you own food is like printing your own money!

Now you can see some truth in the comment from Henry Kissinger: Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the energy can control whole continents; who controls money can control the world. — Alex Jones

Food price inflation is running at 13% in Ireland. The people creating policy are laughably unserious. The government is borrowing money to give to farmers to destroy the food supply. This is Robert Mugabe economic policy. — Philip Pilkington

Food supply quote If you want breakfast in bed, sleep in the kitchen.
If you want breakfast in bed, sleep in the kitchen.

Japan had few of the natural resources required to become an industrialized nation — limited and poor-quality supplies of coal, very little oil, scant quantities of natural gas, and a shortage of many metals. It remains the world’s largest importer of natural gas and the third-largest importer of oil. It was the thirst for these products, notably iron and oil, that caused Japan to rampage across Southeast Asia in the ’30s and ’40s. It had already occupied Taiwan, Korea, Manchuria, and then China too. As each domino fell, the expanding empire and growing Japanese population required more oil, more coal, more metal, more rubber, and more food. — Tim Marshall

The invention of agriculture caused the human food supply to increase in quantity and deteriorate in quality, but food industrialization multiplied this effect. — Daniel Lieberman

He is The Bread sown in the virgin, leavened in the Flesh, molded in His Passion, baked in the furnace of the Sepulchre, placed in the Churches, and set upon the Altars, which daily supplies Heavenly Food to the faithful. — Peter Chrysologus

If your homeland were invaded by aliens who cut down the forests, poisoned the water and air and contaminated the food supply, would you resist? — Derrick Jensen

Many more people could ride out the storm-tossed waves in their economic lives if they had their year's supply of food…and were debt-free. Today we find that many have followed this counsel in reverse: they have at least a year's supply of debt and are food-free. — Thomas S. Monson

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

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

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

The prodigious waste of human life occasioned by this perpetual struggle for room and food, was more than supplied by the mighty power of population, acting, in some degree, unshackled, from the constant habit of emigration. — Thomas Malthus

Devastation could arise insidiously, rather than suddenly, through unsustainable pressure on energy supplies, food, water and other natural resources. Indeed, these pressures are the prime 'threats without enemies' that confront us. — Martin Rees

If there is to be any hope of prosperity for this country it is by reversing that policy which made us simply the kitchen garden for supplying the British with cheap food. — Eamon de Valera

THE TEACHER AS A NECESSARY EVIL. Let us have as few people as possible between the productive minds and the hungry and recipient minds! The middlemen almost unconsciously adulterate the food which they supply. It is because of teachers that so little is learned, and that so badly. — Friedrich Nietzsche

The fight to save family farms isn't just about farmers. It's about making sure that there is a safe and healthy food supply for all of us. It's about jobs, from Main Street to Wall Street. It's about a better America. — Willie Nelson

We're facing growing climate change, more floods, more droughts, more crisis on a planetary level, and the systems we put in place in the twentieth century are just not going to work. We've run out of stuff. Our big problems are going to be energy supplies and food supplies. This is not a right-left issue. — Margaret Atwood

It is quite affecting to observe how much the olive tree is to the country people. Its fruit supplies them with food, medicine and light; its leaves, winter fodder for the goats and sheep; it is their shelter from the heat and its branches and roots supply them with firewood. The olive tree is the peasant's all-in-all. — Fredrika Bremer

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

The first and most important impact of climate change on human civilisation will be an acute and permanent crisis of food supply. Eating regularly is a non-negotiable activity and countries that cannot feed their people are unlikely to be reasonable about it. — Sayings

I attempted to see famines as broad "economic" problems (concentrating on how people can buy food, or otherwise get entitled to it), rather than in terms of the grossly undifferentiated picture of aggregate food supply for the economy as a whole. — Amartya Sen

Ati sarvatra varjayet: Excess of anything is bad. Some of us are attracted to Good. But the universe tries to maintain balance. So what is good for some may end up being bad for others... Agriculture is good for us humans as it gives us an assured supply of food, but it is bad for the animals that lose their forest and grazing land. — Amish Tripathi

Security for agriculture merits serious concern by not only the agricultural community but our nation as a whole. The risk to the U.S. food supply and overall economy is real. — Pat Roberts

I think it's important that, as a matter of course, the brain and spinal column were removed from this cow, and that would be the material that would cause concern in terms of human health. And therefore we're confident in the safety of the food supply. — Ann Veneman

It is easier to have faith that God will support each House of Hospitality and Farming Commune and supply our needs in the way of food and money to pay bills, than it is to keep a strong, hearty, living faith in each individual around us - to see Christ in him. — Dorothy Day

There was something immensely comforting, I found, about a crumpet - so comforting that I've never forgotten about them and have even learned to make them myself against those times when I have no other source of supply. — Peg Bracken

Most people, it seems, think that Robinson Crusoe when he landed on his Island had nothing to keep him from starvation or anything else. As a matter of fact he had twelve raft loads of supplies that he took off the wrecked ship. He had as much food and furniture as if he had had a delicatessen store and Fifth Avenue outside his hut. — Will Cuppy

It's not good enough to give it tender, loving care, to supply it with breakfast foods, to buy it expensive educations. Those things don't mean anything unless this generation has a future. And we're not sure that it does. — George Wald

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

I'm a wealthy man now. I've got a flat, a car, I have enough money to buy food. I skate to make the people happy. If somebody skates to earn money, I don't care. I skate for the people. Besides, it's pleasant to supply Russia with gold medals. — Evgeni Plushenko

The high food value of field beans and the shortage of supply due to the light yields of 1915 and 1916 render them of great importance in the regions to which they are adapted. — David F. Houston

We don't really have any that protect the food supply from farm to table. We have a food safety system that's piecemeal, largely divided between two agencies that don't talk to each other very much. Neither agency can enforce regulations from the farm to the table. — Marion Nestle

Beyond domestic animals and our response to their fealty and affection, we have a peculiar charge concerning the wild animals which supply our clothes, food and adornments. — S. Parkes Cadman

Beyond all our Blackberries and iPhones, we're dangerously separated from our food and water supplies. — Eric Kripke

The air that people breathe in many Chinese cities has become dangerously polluted. Their food supply is subject to constant contamination scandals. Now it appears that not merely stagnant ponds but the water people draw from deep underground is already tainted. — James Fallows

For the record, I am sticking with my claim that the simultaneous degradation of air quality, water quality, water supply, food safety, soil quality, and other environment-related variables is the main challenge to China's continued development. — James Fallows

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