Eating Quotes

And in that day did the Lord God of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth: And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die.

Bible

I keep eating for fear I will be hungry.

Mason Cooley

Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.

Wallace Irwin

To be always intending to live a new life, but never find time to set about it - this is as if a man should put off eating and drinking from one day to another till he be starved and destroyed

Sir Walter Scott

The proof of the pudding is in the eating. By a small sample we may judge of the whole piece.

Miguel de Cervantes

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of the television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.

Johnny Carson

It is the sign of a dull mind to dwell upon the cares of the body, to prolong exercise, eating and drinking, and other bodily functions. These things are best done by the way; all your attention must be given to the mind.

Epictetus

I'm trying to eat better. And, I do feel wise after drinking tea. After eating vegetables, I just feel hungry.

Carrie Latet

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

Christopher Morley

After all the trouble you go to, you get about as much actual "food" out of eating an artichoke as you would from licking 30 or 40 postage stamps.

Miss Piggy

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

Luciano Pavarotti

No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut.

Channing Pollock

Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity

Voltaire

Gluttons no longer gorge themselves; they are simply suffering from one of a variety of eating disorders

Frank Furedi

If I like myself at this weight, then this is what I'm going to be. I don't have an eating disorder.

Courteney Cox

Philosophy! Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think they can digest without eating!

Iris Murdoch

What she didn't understand, she being spiritual and seeing religion as spirit, was that it took religion to save me from the spirit world, from orbiting the earth like Lucifer and the angels, that it took nothing less than touching the thread off the misty interstates and eating Christ himself to make me mortal man again and let me inhabit my own flesh and love her in the morning.

Walker Percy

More people have probably died from eating dodgy Chinese food than contracting some form of avian flu. The last thing we want is for the Daleks from Defra to start suggesting that they want to exterminate wildlifeas is their normal response when confronted with such a problem. We do not want any proposal that migrating birds are going to be destroyed because of alarmist figures and notions that appear in the Tory press.

Tony Banks

The directors of Synthank were eating an enormous luncheon to celebrate the launching of their new product. Some of them wore the plastic face-masks popular at the time. All were elegantly slender, despite the rich food and drink they were putting away. Their wives were elegantly slender, despite the food and drink they too were putting away. An earlier and less sophisticated generation would have regarded them as beautiful people, apart from their eyes.

Brian Wilson Aldiss

Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.

Bob Filner

There is a strange and mighty race of people called the Americans who are rapidly becoming the coldest in the world because of this cruel, man-eating idol, lucre.

Edward Dahlberg

The main problem in marriage is that for a man sex is a hunger like eating. If the man is hungry and canít get to a fancy French restaurant, he goes to a hot dog stand. For a woman, what is important is love and romance

Unknown

The biggest disease of the mind is over-thinking, especially too much thinking about others. Thinking too much is like eating too much. The heaviness makes it impossible to remain light and flexible.

Unknown

Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating only the top half of each slice.

Barbra Streisand
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