Eating Quotes

I'm not sure what makes pepperoni so good - if it's the pepper or the oni.

Ulrik Stephens

Happiness is a bowl of cherries and a book of poetry under a shade tree.

Astrid Alauda

All sorrows are less with bread.

Miguel de Cervantes

This special feeling towards fruit, its glory and abundance, is I would say universal.... We respond to strawberry fields or cherry orchards with a delight that a cabbage patch or even an elegant vegetable garden cannot provoke

Jane Grigson

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

Christopher Morley

Fish, to taste right, must swim three times - in water, in butter, and in wine

Polish Proverb

The spirit cannot endure the body when overfed, but, if underfed, the body cannot endure the spirit.

St Frances de Sales

Breadbaking is one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with one of the world's sweetest smells... there is no chiropractic treatment, no Yoga exercise, no hour of meditation in a music-throbbing chapel, that will leave you emptier of bad thoughts than this homely ceremony of making bread

M.F.K. Fisher

I'll bet what motivated the British to colonize so much of the world is that they were just looking for a decent meal.

Martha Harrison

Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.

Harriet van Horne

But when the time comes that a man has had his dinner, then the true man comes to the surface

Mark Twain

Soup and fish explain half the emotions of human life

Sydney Smith

Don't forget that the flavors of wine and cheese depend upon the types of infecting microˆrganisms

Martin H. Fischer

Soup is liquid comfort

Unknown

There are only ten minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bread deals with living things, with giving life, with growth, with the seed, the grain that nurtures. It is not coincidence that we say bread is the staff of life.

Lionel Poilane

As the days grow short, some faces grow long. But not mine. Every autumn, when the wind turns cold and darkness comes early, I am suddenly happy. It's time to start making soup again

Leslie Newman

My soul is dark with stormy riot, Directly traceable to diet.

Samuel Hoffenstein

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

Carrie Latet

A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish.

W. H. Auden

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.

William Blake

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

Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.

Fran Lebowitz

I have clearly noticed that often I have one opinion when I lie down and another one when I stand up, especially when I have eaten little and when I am tired.

G. C. Lichtenberg

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Updated On : December 03, 2013
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