Food Quotes

Before eating, always take a little time to thank the food. When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us. If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come. Take only what you need and leave the land as you found it. All plants are our brothers and sisters. They talk to us and if we listen, we can hear them.


Most gulls dont bother to learn more than the simplest facts of flight how to get from shore to food and back again.

Richard Bach

The scotch egg is such a Scottish food. It's as though a great Scottish chef said "I need a tasty snack. Let's take an egg... and wrap it in meat! Makes it a bit harder".

Bill Bailey

The soul of man is nourished by learning, as the body is by food.

Bartholomew of San Concordio

When your luck deserts you, even cold food burns.

Zambian Proverb

The soul is often hungrier than the body and no shop can sell it food.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Julia Child

If food is your best friend, it's also your worst enemy.

Edward "Grandpa" Jones

Food has replaced sex in my life; now, I can't even get into my own pants.


I'm allergic to food. Every time I eat it breaks out into fat.

Jennifer Greene Duncan

Every major food company now has an organic division. There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.

Michael Pollan

Because of technological limits, there is a certain amount of food that we can produce per acre. If we were to have intensive greenhouse agriculture, we could have much higher production.

Ralph Merkle

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.

Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty.

Alice Foote MacDougall

What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life

Bertrand Russell
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