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The 71 Best Quotes About Eating

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

The belly rules the mind. Spanish Proverb

You Are What You Eat

Small helpings, no seconds, no snacking, and a little bit of everything. Julia Child

To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art. François de La Rochefoucauld

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

We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly. Anna Thomas

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

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


When engaged in eating, the brain should be the servant of the stomach. Agatha Christie

Everything I eat has been proved by some doctor or other to be a deadly poison, and everything I don’t eat has been proved to be indispensable for life. But I go marching on. George Bernard Shaw

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

I can’t stand people that do not take food seriously. Oscar Wilde

We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink. Epicurus

So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being. Franz Kafka

I Love Eating

Life is too short not to eat well. Unknown

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

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

Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity. Voltaire

Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale. Elsa Schiaparelli

A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will’s freedom after it. Aldous Huxley

When in doubt, ingest carbs. Rachel Cohn

Spaghetti Sophia Loren

No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut. Channing Pollock

For the first time I know what it is to eat. I have gained four pounds. I get frantically hungry, and the food I eat gives me a lingering pleasure. I never ate before in this deep carnal way… I want to bite into life and to be torn by it. Anaïs Nin

I am not a glutton- I am an explorer of food. Erma Bombeck

Food, glorious food! Lionel Bart

There’s a friendly tie of some sort between music and eating. Thomas Hardy

I eat merely to put food out of my mind. N.F. Simpson

Hunger is the best sauce in the world. Cervantes

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

There’s going to be food? Ok, I’ll come. Unknown

My body is a temple where food goes to worship. Unknown

Practice safe eating — always use condiments. Unknown

Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be engaged in lightly. M.F.K. Fisher

Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. Ernestine Ulmer


Strength is the ability to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands and then eat just one of those pieces. Judith Viorst

A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand. Barbara Johnson

What could be more important than a little something to eat? Winnie the Pooh

If you are what you eat, then I only want to eat the good stuff. Remy, Ratatouille

If it has four legs and it’s not a table, eat it. Cantonese Saying

A human being is primarily a bag for putting food into… George Orwell

Miss Piggy Eating

My weaknesses have always been food and men — in that order. Dolly Parton

We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie. David Mamet

Worries go down better with soup. Jewish Proverb

Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico and the Far East, eating only in Hard Rock Cafes and McDonalds? Or do we want to eat without fear, tearing into the local stew, the humble taqueria’s mystery meat, the sincerely offered gift of a lightly grilled fish head? I know what I want. I want it all. I want to try everything once. Anthony Bourdain

My favorite animal is steak. Fran Lebowitz

You know how I feel about tacos. It’s the only food shaped like a smile. A beef smile. My Name is Earl

Goofy Eating

We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are. Adelle Davis

Mac and cheese, that’s God’s best handiwork. Bones

There are people who strictly deprive themselves of each and every eatable, drinkable, and smokable which has in any way acquired a shady reputation. They pay this price for health. And health is all they get for it. How strange it is. It is like paying out your whole fortune for a cow that has gone dry. Mark Twain

The meal is not over when I’m full. The meal is over when I hate myself. Louis C.K.

If only it was as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate. Diogenes the Cynic

I work out because it’s good for me. Also, because I like to eat. A lot. Unknown


Sleep ’til you’re hungry, eat ’til you’re sleepy. Unknown

I am not hungry. But, I am bored. Therefore, I shall eat. Unknown

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

If you ate pasta and antipasto, would you still be hungry? Unknown

There is not a thing that is more positive than bread. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

After a full belly all is poetry. Frank McCourt

The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating. John Walters

I am on a seafood diet. I see food and I eat it. Unknown

Food is my best friend. Unknown

Keep calm and eat whatever you want. Unknown

I Love Lucy Eating Hobby

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