Food Quotes

God gives all birds their food but does not drop it into their nests

Danish Proverb

Facts are to the mind what food is to the body

Edmund Burke

If junk food is the devil, then a sweet orange is as scripture.

Audrey Foris

I no longer prepare food or drink with more than one ingredient.

Cyra McFadden

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

J. R. R. Tolkien

What is food to one, is to others bitter poison.

Lucretius

Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.

M. F. K. Fisher

There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.

George Santayana

There is no love sincerer than the love of food.

George Bernard Shaw

Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.

Maya Angelou

Appetite, craving for food, is a constant and powerful stimulator of the gastric glands.

Ivan Pavlov

Money may be the husk of many things but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintance, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or happiness.

Henrik Ibsen

Food safety involves everybody in the food chain.

Mike Johanns

Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.

Charles Caleb Colton

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.

J. G. Holland

In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

Food is our common ground, a universal experience.

James Beard

Food probably has a very great influence on the condition of men. Wine exercises a more visible influence, food does it more slowly but perhaps just as surely. Who knows if a well-prepared soup was not responsible for the pneumatic pump or a poor one for a war?

Georg C. Lichtenberg

Memory is a crazy woman that hoards colored rags and throws away food.

Austin O'Malley

A human can be healthy without killing animals for food. Therefore if he eats meat he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Knowledge is the food of the soul.

Plato

Books cannot always please, however good; Minds are not ever craving for their food.

George Crabbe
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