Food Quotes

Food is like sex: when you abstain, even the worst stuff begins to look good.

Beth McCollister

I'm on a seafood diet. I see food and I eat it.


I wonder at those who think about their body's food, but do not think about their soul's food. They keep away disturbing food from their belly, but fill up their hearts with destructive subjects.

Hasan ibn Al

Not necessity, not desire /no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything /health, food, a place to live, entertainment /they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Everyone understands that water is essential to life. But many are only just now beginning to grasp how essential it is to everything in life ñ food, energy, transportation, nature, leisure, identity, culture, social norms, and virtually all the products used on a daily basis.

World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Whatever will satisfy hunger is good food.

Chinese Proverb

In eating, a third of the stomach should be filled with food, a third with drink and the rest left empty.


The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth - something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food - just watch it, do not eat it.

Edward Koch†

I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink.

Klaus Kinski

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

Bertrand Russell

They eat the dainty food of famous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach.

Luigi Barzini

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

Edward Grandpa

Even more importantly, it is wine, food and the arts. Incorporating those three enhances the quality of life.

Robert Mondavi

He makes grass grow for the cattle, and plants for man to cultivate - bringing forth food from the earth: wine that makes glad the heart of man.

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