145 Fried Chicken Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of fried chicken quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about fried food.

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The Most Famous Fried Chicken Quotes (Best in 2024)

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The idiot who invented instant grits also thought of frozen fried chicken, and they ought to lock him up before he tries to freeze-dry collards. — Lewis Grizzard

All I ever wanted was a Virginia farm, no end of cream and fresh butter and fried chicken - not one fried chicken, or two, but unlimited fried chicken. — Robert E. Lee

Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat. — Neal Barnard

I love long walks on the beach, big dicks, and fried chicken. — Jujubee

Kentucky Fried Chicken.. KFC... Keep Fooling Customers. — Jay Leno

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

Only a rank degenerate would drive 1,500 miles across Texas without eating a chicken fried steak. — Larry Mcmurtry

The South, to me, is fried chicken and catfish caviar --- that's grits --- and good-looking women. — Erk Russell

I think no matter what the occasion may be, you can never go wrong by showing up at the dinner table with a hot plate of fried chicken. — Paula Deen

The food in Europe is pretty disappointing. I like fried chicken. But other than that Europe is great. — Donnie Wahlberg

Short Fried Chicken Quotes

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  • Roasted chicken, boiled chicken, smoked chicken, fried chicken, I love them all! — Onew
  • I love the smell of fried chicken. — Giancarlo Esposito
  • I love sushi, I love fried chicken, I love steak. But there is a limit to my love. — Jonathan Safran Foer
  • I'm a sucker for fried chicken - I really love it. — Padma Lakshmi
  • The Westboro Baptist Church is no more a church than Church's Fried Chicken is a church. — Jon Stewart
  • If a mans gonna eat fried chicken, he's gotta get greasy. — Unknown
  • Ray Charles has always been a big part of my life. — Darius Rucker
  • Even when I get the fried-chicken special of the day, I have to dig into it like it's filet mignon. — Viola Davis
  • I really love fried chicken. — Padma Lakshmi
  • Even the fried chicken is great cold. — Padma Lakshmi

Kentucky Fried Chicken Quotes

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I think that one of the problems that exists in the United States and in many places in the world is that people don't believe that they can make a difference. So a lot of times we're defeated before we even start. We've become consumers of a world vision, of Kentucky Fried Chicken, of McDonalds. — Assata Shakur

In Pakistan anti-American protesters set a Kentucky Fried chicken restaurant on fire. The protesters mistakenly thought they were attacking high-ranking U.S. military official Colonel Sanders. — Jimmy Fallon

Engineers are really good at labeling and branding things. If we had named Kentucky Fried Chicken, it would have been Hot Dead Birds. — Vinton Cerf

Here's what the kids get. They get free McDonald's and Kentucky Fried Chicken for a year, and 52 six-packs of Pepsi. And I'm thinking, well, actually, it might be healthier if they were taking steroids. — David Letterman

I was working at Kentucky Fried Chicken when my math teacher said, "You're failing in school, you're messing up, why don't you just try this?" I said, "Alright, let me try it," and I started going to acting classes and I loved it. I thought, "I may not make it but I love doing it." — John Leguizamo

If we could buy these properties and then invest in the Black community, with our own McDonald's, with our own Kentucky Fried Chickens, it was gonna be a great move. — Solomon Burke

If I'm not training then, gosh, anything: donuts... Kentucky Fried Chicken 20-piece hot wings... corned beef hash and eggs... But because I'm training, I'm eating very healthily: almond milk... Ezekiel bread... chicken... fish... I'm on a strict diet. — Mark Wahlberg

[On Los Angeles:] This city is a hundred years old but try and find some trace of its history. Every culture is swallowed up and spat out as a franchise. Taco Bell. Benihana of Tokyo. Numero Uno Pizza. Pup 'N' Taco. Kentucky Fried Chicken. Fast food sushi. Teriyaki Bowl. — Anne Finger

For the past seventeen years I have been experimenting with lager. I am a lager user and one drug leads to another. If you do lager, as night follows day, you'll end up doing Kentucky Fried Chicken. — Ben Elton

The hour of noon has passed,' said Judge Fang. 'Let us go and get some Kentucky Fried Chicken. — Neal Stephenson

Fried Food Quotes

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I love you like a fat kid love cake. — 50 Cent

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Next to fried foods, the South has suffered most from oratory. — Brooks Hays

Don't eat fried food, it angries up the blood. — Satchel Paige

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Avoid fried foods, which angry up the blood. — Satchel Paige

Most fast food is fried. Fried food tastes great, and people dont seem to care about the fat aspect. — Eric Schlosser

Stop eating 'dead' foods: junk, fried, and fast foods, as well as processed carbs. They’re loaded with sugar and other additives. The more live foods we eat (fruits and vegetables), the more alive we feel. The more dead foods we eat...well, you get the idea. — Tony Horton

I think it's too soon to say that, and I think, basically - most of the people that I ran across and most of the studies that I saw suggest people don't go to McDonald's to eat healthy food. They go to eat fries and cheeseburgers. — Michael Specter

Nothing makes me happy quite like a boatload of freshly fried fast food, smothered in good old MSG. — Becca Fitzpatrick

The time will come when this luscious golden tomato, rich in nutrition, a delight to the eye, a joy to the palate whether fried, baked, broiled or even eaten raw will form the foundation of a great garden industry. — Robert Johnson

Ordinary folk prefer familiar tastes - they'd sooner eat the same things all the time - but a gourmet would sample a fried park bench just to know how it tastes. — Walter Moers

Chicken Quotes

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Last time I was down South I walked into this restaurant, and this white waitress came up to me and said: 'We don't serve colored people here.' "I said: 'that's all right, I don't eat colored people. Bring me a whole fried chicken. — Dick Gregory

A house should not be built so close to another that a chicken from one can lay an egg in the neighbor's yard, nor so far away that a child cannot shout to the yard of his neighbor. — Julius Nyerere

Is slavery - owner, victim, profit, and domination - exclusive to the human race? Have blacks, Jews, women and children been the only victims of this atrocity? Have not cows been enslaved? What about pigs, chickens, turkeys, fish, sheep? If they’re not enslaved, then what are they? Free? — Gary Yourofsky

I don't have a religion. I ain't nothing wrong with church as long as they selling chicken. Cause I read the Quran, I read the Kabalah, I read the Bible. They all got the same three basic principles: Love God, love your neighbor as yourself, and...As far as me being, I live by those principles. — Kevin Gates

I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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I'm too drunk to taste this chicken — Colonel Sanders

Grasshopper always wrong in argument with chicken. — Bertrand Russell

As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I'll take roast chicken and dumplings. — Hattie McDaniel

From the time I can first recall the rain falling on the red clay in Florida. I wanted to make things. When my brothers and sisters were making mud pies, I would be making ducks and chickens with the mud. — Augusta Savage

A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders. — Larry Elder

Eating Chicken Quotes

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If you want to save a species, simply decide to eat it. Then it will be managed - like chickens, like turkeys, like deer, like Canadian geese. — Ted Nugent

I was eating in a Chinese restaurant downtown. There was a dish called Mother and Child Reunion. It's chicken and eggs. And I said, I gotta use that one. — Paul Simon

I eat only white foods: eggs, sugar, grated bones, the fat of dead animals; veal, salt, coconut, chicken cooked in white water; fruit mold, rice, turnips; camphorated sausage, dough, cheese (white), cotton salad, and certain fish (skinless). — Erik Satie

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Am I eating chicken or tuna? — Jessica Simpson

When a poor man eats a chicken, one of them is sick. — Yiddish Proverbs

The one who pats the chicken, eats the egg. — Albanian Proverbs

One day, I just thought, if you see a bird with a broken leg, you really have the urge to do something about it and help the bird, then at the same time you go to a restaurant and eat a chicken or something. It doesn't make any sense. — Patrik Baboumian

Don't count your chickens before they egg. — Ross O'Donovan

Come, my pretender, my fritter, my bubbler, my chicken biddy! Oh succulent one, it is but one turn in the road and I would be a cannibal! — Anne Sexton

I'm not a strict vegetarian. I do eat beef and pork. And chicken. But not fish 'cause that's disgusting! How do you know when fish goes bad? It smells like fish either way! 'Hey this smells like a dumpster, lets eat it!' — Jim Gaffigan

French Fries Quotes

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I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots. — Johnny Depp

If the right to vote were expanded to seven year olds … its policies would most definitely reflect the ‘legitimate concerns’ of children to have ‘adequate’ and ‘equal’ access to ‘free’ french fries, lemonade and videos. — Hans-Hermann Hoppe

In New York I pretty much live in diners - I order French Fries, Diet Coke floats and lots of coffee. — Lana Del Rey

Blood may be thicker than water, but it is still sticky, unpleasant and generally nauseating. — Janeane Garofalo

I am a child of America. If ever I'm sent to Death Row for my revolutionary 'crimes,' I'll order as my last meal: a hamburger, french fries, and a coke. — Jerry Rubin

Tracy: Stop eating people's old french fries, little pigeon. Have some self-respect. Don't you know you can fly? — Tina Fey

French fries kill more people than guns and sharks, yet nobody's afraid of French fries. — Robert Kiyosaki

I eat a cheeseburger with French fries almost every day. — Cameron Diaz

Unbelievable as it may seem, one-third of all vegetables consumed in the United States come from just three sources: french fries, potato chips, and iceberg lettuce. — Marion Nestle

French fries. I love them. Some people are chocolate and sweets people. I love French fries. That and caviar. — Cameron Diaz

Poultry Quotes

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Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips. — Charles Dickens

I do all of the grocery shopping in my little family. I buy cheese, of many different kinds, sliced packaged meats and poultry, bagels, immense quantities of eggs, pre-made fried chicken. Milk. Bacon. It is insane how much dairy, deli and bakery stuff I buy. — Ben Stein

The sleeping fox catches no poultry. — Benjamin Franklin

Our job is to ensure that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, accurately labeled for the benefit of the American consumers, and to make sure that they are in compliance with all federal laws. — Mike Johanns

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry. — George Eliot

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry. — T. S. Eliot

Remember when you tried to convince me to feed a poultry pie to the mallards in the park to see if you could breed a race of cannibal ducks?" "They ate it too," Will reminisced. "Bloodthirsty little beasts. Never trust a duck. — Cassandra Clare

My Day Clothes are almost worne out...send the poor printer a few gammons, or some meal, some butter, cheese, poultry, etc. — John Peter Zenger

Do not compute the totality of your poultry population until all the manifestations of incubation have been entirely completed. — William Jennings Bryan

All my life, I have been sickened by everything connected with meat-, fish-, and poultry eating. As a child, I saw apparently nice, kind people wring the necks of fowls, and I thought it foul; and I wondered if I could ever exert any influence to help bring such unworthiness to an end. — Percy Grainger

Chicken Wings Quotes

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Left wing, chicken wing, it don't make no difference to me. — Woody Guthrie

Left wing. Right wing. Chicken wing. — Woody Guthrie

You want a drumstick? Like a ice cream cone or a chicken wing!? — Billie Joe Armstrong

I was kind of like the Rhea Perlman of the bar. I was like Carla on “Cheers.” People were more afraid of me. There was a point where I got a little surly. There were only so many chicken wings I could serve before losing the smile on my face. — Melissa Rauch

It’s the same reason I don’t get Hooters. Why do we need to enjoy chicken wings and boobies at the same time? Yes, they are a natural and beautiful part of the human experience. And so are boobies. But why at the same time? — Tina Fey

I have the right to life, liberty and chicken wings. — Mindy Kaling

I don’t mind hot and spicy. Actually find that appealing in a girl. And chicken wings. — Julie James

Now there is something about [Tuukka] you probably don’t know and that is he loves chicken wings more than any person I’ve ever met in my life. If he could eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner he would. — Brad Marchand

I've heard a lot of crack stories. I heard a RZA crack story, up close and personal, over a platter of 100 chicken wings that only him and his friend ate. It was a good day. — Vince Staples

I have mostly been eating chicken wings. I only stick to things I can spell. — Boo Weekley

Frying Pans Quotes

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Not on morality, but on cookery, let us build our stronghold: there brandishing our frying-pan, as censer, let us offer sweet incense to the Devil, and live at ease on the fat things he has provided for his elect! — Thomas Carlyle

Nobody owns life, but anyone who can pick up a frying pan owns death. — William S. Burroughs

Naturally, the workers are perfectly free; the manufacturer does not force them to take his materials and his cards, but he says to them..'If you don't like to be frizzled in my frying- pan, you can take a walk into the fire. — Friedrich Engels

The frying pan you should give to your enemy. Food should not be prepared in fat. Our bodies are adapted to a stone age diet of roots and vegetables. — Denis Parsons Burkitt

History is an alternating series of frying pans and fires. — Peter Esterhazy

Out of the frying pan, into the fire. — Tertullian

We feel free when we escape - even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire. — Eric Hoffer

It is splendid to be a great writer, to put men into the frying pan of your words and make them pop like chestnuts. — Gustave Flaubert

I don't often get a chance to have a frying pan in the show. — Tommy Emmanuel

As mayor, I'm in the frying pan. I'm just sitting here on the griddle now, and I've got to really think, you know, do I want to stay here on the griddle? — Anthony A. Williams

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More Fried Chicken Quotes

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I love chicken. I love chicken products: fried chicken, roasted chicken, chicken nuggets - whatever. And going to Japan, I would see that these chicken were smoked and then grilled and then have this amazing crispy skin. — David Chang

We have some breaking news from our dedicated kale coverage desk here at NPR.Starting now, Chick-fil-A has kale on its menu next to the spicy chicken sandwich and the waffle fries. It's called the Superfood Side. — Ari Shapiro

Nothing rekindles my spirits, gives comfort to my heart and mind, more than a visit to Mississippi... and to be regaled as I often have been, with a platter of fried chicken, field peas, collard greens, fresh corn on the cob, sliced tomatoes with French dressing... and to top it all off with a wedge of freshly baked pecan pie. — Craig Claiborne

That little boy is driving well and he's putting well. He's doing everything it takes to win. So, you know what you guys do when he gets in here? You pat him on the back and say congratulations and enjoy it and tell him not serve fried chicken next year. Got it? [...] Or collard greens or whatever the hell they serve. — Fuzzy Zoeller

Obviously as I'm getting older, I'm seeing changes in my body that I may not like... but I do love food, and I'm from the South. I'm not gonna lie, I eat fried chicken, I love macaroni and cheese, and I love grits. — Erin Andrews

When I was younger, I ate nothing but fried food. Everything was fried, from oysters to chicken to potatoes to vegetables. When you die in New Orleans, they deep fry you before they put you in the coffin. When we baptize children in New Orleans, we baptize them with a bordelaise sauce; we don't use water. — Richard Simmons

Buckethead [former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist] is probably twice as good a guitar player as me and Slash combined, and can stand having fried chicken rubbed up against his face all night for a couple of hours. — Dave Mustaine

You don't know what the pattern of flour and chicken is going to be, but you know you're going to get some good fried chicken. — Ben Affleck

In a way that somebody else converts to Judaism or becomes a Hare Krishna, I belong to the church of fried chicken. — Padma Lakshmi

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

I've never even been into those supplements or any of that. I don't even drink energy shakes. I'm not into that kind of stuff. You just get me an In-N-Out burger and some Popeye's fried chicken and I'm straight. — Paul Pierce

The reality is that our economy now consists of driving 250 million vehicles around the suburbs and malls and eating fried chicken. We don't manufacture much. We just burn up ever scarcer petroleum in the ever-expanding suburbs built with mortgage money lent to people who haven't a clue. — Joe Bageant

Now, have I ever been tempted to break into a Krispy Kreme doughnut store in the middle of the night? Oh, yeah. God help us if I had a mini-bar stocked with cheesecake and chicken-fried steak. — Mike Huckabee

I love chicken fingers, I love French fries. I love desserts. I'm not just into dessert or just into savoury food. I love it all. I'm a pig. I love food. So it takes a lot of discipline to eat healthy. — Holly Madison

I'm a pop enigma. I live and breathe every element in life. I rock a bespoke suit and I go to Harold's for fried chicken. It's all these things at once, because, as a taste maker, I find the best of everything. — Kanye West

Am I tough? Am I strong? Am I hard-core? Absolutely. Did I whimper with pathetic delight when I sank my teeth into my hot fried-chicken sandwich? You betcha. — James Patterson

Don't worry about what candidates have done or said, just vote for the Democrats. Then, afterwards, you can go eat fried chicken. — Michelle Obama

Life was just a tire swing. 'Jambalaya' was the only song I could sing. Blackberry pickin', eatin' fried chicken, And I never knew a thing about pain. Life was just a tire swing. — Jimmy Buffett

When I make fried chicken I always serve masses and masses of fresh mangos. It's a great combination. — Truman Capote

You put some Vaseline under your eyes at night and under your chin, and you put a little bit on your chest and you'll avoid stretch marks and I'll get you some Vaseline, you can change your oil and fry chicken with it, too, but you best make sure you have something. — Tyler Perry

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