Food Quotes

I eat merely to put food out of my mind

N.F. Simpson

Large, naked raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who lie in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter.

Fran Lebowitz

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

It would be nice if the Food and Drug Administration stopped issuing warnings about toxic substances and just gave me the names of one or two things still safe to eat

Robert Fuoss

We think fast food is equivalent to pornography, nutritionally speaking.

Steve Elbert

Facts are to the mind what food is to the body

Edmund Burke

Never order food in excess of your body weight.

Erma Bombeck

If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.

Joseph Wood Krutch

If we're not willing to settle for junk living, we certainly shouldn't settle for junk food.

Sally Edwards

Food is an important part of a balanced diet.

Fran Lebowitz

There is enough for all. The earth is a generous mother; she will provide in plentiful abundance food for all her children if they will but cultivate her soil in justice and in peace.

Bourke Coekran

God comes to the hungry in the form of food.

Mahatma Gandhi

Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction

John Owen

Vienna. It means nothing to me but to Orson Welles, it was the setting for one of his finest performances - and a place to get huge plates of cheap rich food. I followed the footsteps of my hero, which are still visible in the concrete, to the world famous Ferris wheel.

Derren Victor Brown

There can be no permanent progress in the battle against hunger until the agencies that fight for increased food production and those that fight for population control unite in a common effort.

Norman Ernest Borlaug

High above the lake a bomber flies. From the rowing boats Children look up, women, an old man. From a distance They appear like young starlings, their beaks Wide open for food.

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht

Margarine? Thats not food. I Cant Believe Its Not Butter? I can. If youre planning on using margarine in anything, you can stop reading now, because I wont be able to help you.

Anthony Michael

Meals make the society, hold the fabric together in lots of ways that were charming and interesting and intoxicating to me. The perfect meal, or the best meals, occur in a context that frequently has very little to do with the food itself.

Anthony Michael

Gardening, like sex and food, lies somewhere between art and nature, being wholly neither but partly both.

Roger Grounds

Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food

Hippocrates

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

I love dogs. They live in the moment and don't care about anything except affection and food. They're loyal and happy. Humans are just too damn complicated.

David Duchovny

The average housewife goes to the restaurant to relax and enjoy the food. But when Eva walks in, she becomes the center of attention.

Eva Gabor
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