50 Fun Quotes About Food

Hey Nomsters!  We know you’re used to restaurant reviews, recipe roundups and all that jazz, but we decided to do something a little different today.  Nothing makes us happier than talking about food so we decided to share some famous words from other peeps for our latest.  So without further ado, let’s get to it!

1.  “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw

2.  “All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” – John Gunther

3.  “My weaknesses have always been food and men – in that order.” – Dolly Parton

4.  “The secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” – Mark Twain

5.  “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” – Alan D. Wolfelt

6.  “Vegetables are a must on a diet.  I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie.” – Jim Davis

7.  “First we eat, then we do everything else.” – M.F.K. Fisher

8.  “The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.” – John Walters

9.  “He was a bold man who first ate an oyster.” – Jonathan Swift

10.  “Life is uncertain.  Eat dessert first.” – Ernestine Ulmer

11.  “Wine is bottled poetry.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

12.  “A recipe has no soul, you as the cook must bring soul to the recipe.” – Thomas Keller

13.  “Cooking well does not mean cooking fancy.” – Julia Child

14.  “Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” – Harriet Van Horne

15.  “Eating together makes the food taste better.  It also makes you closer friends.”  – Roromiya Karuta

16.  “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” – François de la Rochefoucauld

17.  “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” – Federico Fellini

18.  “It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.” – Lewis Grizzard

19.  “A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” – Barbara Johnson

20.  “Great food is like great sex.  The more you have the more you want.” –  Gael Greene

21.  “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if not has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf

22.  “If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.” – Julia Child

23.  “You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” – Paul Prudhomme

24.  “There’s no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.” – Kevin James

25.  “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” – Julia Child

26.  “Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.” – M.F.K. Fisher

27.  “My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.” – Orson Welles

28.  “People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child

29.  “Food brings people together on many different levels.  It’s nourishment of the soul and body; it’s truly love.” – Giada De Laurentiis

30.  “Food is not rational.  Food is culture, habit, craving, and identity.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

31.  “I have made a lot of mistakes falling in love, and regretted most of them, but never the potatoes that went with them.” – Nora Ephron

32.  “Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people eat together.” – Guy Fieri

33.  “Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice.” – Mary Berry

34.  “I know once people get connected to real food, they never change back.” – Alice Waters

35.  “To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste.” – Heston Blumenthal

36.  “Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes. It makes people overjoyed and puts them in your debt.” – Judith Olney

37.  “I realized very early the power of food to evoke memory, to bring people together, to transport you to other places, and I wanted to be a part of that.” – José Andrés Puerta

38.  “Anyone who’s a chef, who loves food, ultimately knows that all that matters is: ‘Is it good?  Does it give pleasure?” – Anthony Bourdain

39.  “Life is too short for self-hatred and celery sticks.” – Marilyn Wann

40.  “Food is really and truly the most effective medicine.” – Joel Fuhrman

41.  “If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him…the people who give you their food give you their heart.” – Cesar Chavez

42.  “Well, food’s always the way to anybody’s heart, I think, guy or girl.” – Josh Hutcherson

43.  “Eating is so intimate.  It’s very sensual.  When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you’re inviting a person into your life.” – Maya Angelou

44.  “Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.” – Judith Viorst

45.  “All you need is love.  But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” – Charles M. Shulz

46.  “We all eat, an it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.” – Anna Thomas

47.  “So long as you have food in your mouth you have solved all questions for the time being.” – Franz Kafka

48.  “One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.” – Luciano Pavarotti

49.  “Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.” – Jo Brand

50.  “Pull up a chair.  Take a taste.  Come join us.  Life is so endlessly delicious.” – Ruth Reichl

Alright Nomsters, we hope you enjoyed our latest roundup post.  Did you have a favorite quote from above?  If yes, let us know by leaving a comment, and make sure you stay tuned for new content comin’ your way this Saturday.  Until then, browse our MD, CA and DC tabs for foodporn that will leave you droolin’ and make sure you give us a follow on instagram to feed your feed on the regular.  Until next time, friends!


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