100 Inspiring Food Quotes


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I love cooking varieties of cuisines including African delicacies, European Dishes, American Recipes and many others. There is nothing as enjoyable as cooking for your family and having a nice delicious meal with them. To be a good cook, you must open your mind and explorer outside the box, get inspiration from other cooking experts and come up with your own recipe other could try out.

I have listed out below some famous quotes on food, some would giggle you and others will make you laugh and also motivate you.

Quotes about Food

1. Laughter is brightest in the place where the food is – Irish Proverb

2. Animals feed; man eats; only a man of wit knows how to eat – Jean Anthelme

3. The chief pleasure in eating does not consist in costly seasoning, or exquisite flavor, but in yourself – Horace

4. Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork – English Proverb

5. Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul – Dorothy Day

6. 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

7. In ‘The Republic’ he [Plato] states that the enjoyment of food is not a true pleasure because the purpose of eating is to relieve pain & hunger – Mark Kurlansky

8. If I have one addiction in life, it’s probably food – Liam Hemsworth

9. Food is an important part of a balanced diet – Fran Lebowitz

10. You can’t just eat good food. You’ve got to talk about it too. And you’ve got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food – Kurt Vonnegut

11. There is no sincerer love than the love of food – George Bernard Shaw

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

13. 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

14. Food is like sex: When you abstain, even the worst stuff begins to look good – Beth McCollister

15. Everything you see I owe to spaghetti – Sophia Loren

16. After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives – Oscar Wilde

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

18. People want honest, flavourful food, not some show-off meal that takes days to prepare – Ted Allen

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

20. Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate – Alan D. Wolfelt

inspired food quotes
inspired food quotes

Inspiring Food Quotes

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

22. One cannot think well, love well and sleep well if one has not dined well – Virginia Woolf

23. Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It’s a grain. It’s like, like, grits, but with high self-esteem – James Patterson

24. First we eat, then we do everything else – M.F.K. Fisher

25. Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are – Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

26. Never eat more than you can lift – Miss Piggy

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

28. Food is our common ground, a universal experience – James Beard

29. People who love to eat are always the best people – Julia Child

30. I’ve long believed that good food, good eating, is all about risk. Whether we’re talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime associates, food, for me, has always been an adventure – Anthony Bourdain

31. I just inhaled kimchi ramen. Nose on fire. Next chapter may be obscured by tears – MCM

32. If soup isn’t hot enough to make a grown man wince, it’s undrinkable – Terri Guillemets

33. When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste – Laiko Bahrs

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

35. If we’re not willing to settle for junk living, we certainly shouldn’t settle for junk food – Sally Edwards

36. Hunger is a good cook – Proverb

37. There ain’t no such thing as wrong food – Sean Stewart

38. Eating is always a decision, nobody forces your hand to pick up food and put it into your mouth – Albert Ellis, Michael Abrams, Lidia Dengelegi

39. A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch – James Beard

40. He who eats alone chokes alone – Arabian Proverb

quotes on food
quotes on food

Quotes on Food

41. Food is the most primitive form of comfort – Sheila Graham

42. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper – Adelle Davis

43. Plant a radish, get a radish, never any doubt. That’s why I love vegetables, you know what they’re about – Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt

44. A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe – Thomas Keller

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

46. Soup is just a way of screwing you out of a meal – Jay Leno

47. Condensed milk is wonderful. I don’t see how they can get a cow to sit down on those little cans – Fred Allen

48. Cheese is milk’s leap toward immortality – Clifton Fadiman

49. I’m pretty sure that eating chocolate keeps wrinkles away because I have never seen a 10 year old with a Hershey bar and crows feet – Amy Neftzger

50. An onion can make people cry, but there has never been a vegetable invented to make them laugh – Will Rogers

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

52. If there were only turnips and potatoes in the world, someone would complain that plants grow the wrong way – Georg C. Lichtenberg

53. When a man’s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor – Euripides

54. After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations – Oscar Wilde

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

56. No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention – Christopher Morley

57. Good food ends with good talk – Geoffrey Neighor

58. The sweetest honey Is loathsome in his own deliciousness And in the taste confounds the appetite – William Shakespeare

59. Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon – Doug Larson

60. A little chocolate a day keeps the doctor at bay – Marcia Carrington

Famous food quotes
Famous food quotes

Famous Food Quotes

61. If you maintain a healthy diet, or at least are smart about your food choices, you’ll still see the pounds come off – Misty May-Treanor

62. Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first – Ernestine Ulmer

63. You can tell a lot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans – Ronald Reagan

64. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but Cabbage with a College Education – Mark Twain

65. To eat is to appropriate by destruction – Jean-Paul Sartre

66. We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons – Alfred E. Newman

67. Rice is born in water and must die in wine – Italian Proverb

68. We don’t get fat because we overeat; we overeat because we’re getting fat – Gary Taubes

69. All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt – Charles M. Schulz

70. Food is everything we are. It’s an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It’s inseparable from those from the get-go – Anthony Bourdain

71. There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments – Chris Rock

72. Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate – Jo Brand

73. Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don’t forget food. You can go a week without laughing – Joss Whedon

74. Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch – Orson Welles

75. Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments – Bethenny Frankel

76. I am a better person when I have less on my plate – Elizabeth Gilbert

77. If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee – Abraham Lincoln

78. Ice-cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn’t illegal – Voltaire

79. Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart – Erma Bombeck

80. There is no love sincerer than the love of food – George Bernard Shaw

best food quotes
best food quotes

Best Food Quotes

81. 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

82. I hate people who are not serious about meals. It is so shallow of them – Oscar Wilde

83. What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow – A.A. Milne

84. Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice – Mary Berry

85. We don’t get fat because we overeat; we overeat because we’re getting fat – Gary Taubes

86. He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else – Samuel Johnson

87. For me, the good food starts with good product – Jean-Georges Vongerichten

88. Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed… I think food is, actually, very beautiful in itself – Delia Smith

89. Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist – G. K. Chesterton

90. Vegetables are food of the earth, but fruits taste of the heavens – Terri Guillemets

91. After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations – Oscar Wilde

92. If soup isn’t hot enough to make a grown man wince, it’s undrinkable – Terri Guillemets

93. When a man’s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor – Euripides

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

95. Food is not just eating energy. It’s an experience – Guy Fieri

96. Food, to me, is always about cooking and eating with those you love and care for – David Chang

97. One should eat to live, not live to eat – Moliere

98. I get way too much happiness from good food – Elizabeth Olsen

99. Eating good food is my favourite thing in the whole world. Nothing is more blissful – Justine Larbalestier

100. Patience is the secret to good food – Gail Simmons



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