Food quotes and sayings

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

Food has replaced sex in my life, now I can’t even get into my own pants.
Anonymous

Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
Albert Einstein

The breakfast slimes, angel food cake, doughnuts and coffee, white bread and gravy cannot build an enduring nation.
Martin H. Fischer

It would be nice if the Food and Drug Administration stopped issuing warnings about toxic substances and just gave me the names of one or two things still safe to eat.
Robert Fuoss

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

Strawberries are the angels of the earth, innocent and sweet with green leafy wings reaching heavenward.
Jasmine Heiler

The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.
Chinese Proverb

If soup isn’t hot enough to make a grown man wince, it’s undrinkable.
Grey Livingston

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

If God had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers.
Linda Henley

Avoid fruit and nuts. You are what you eat.
Jim Davis

Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.
Ambrose Bierce

Good food ends with good talk.
Geoffrey Neighor

Food is very important. I love it when they come and cook on the set.
Maggie Rizer

I love you like a fat kid loves cake.
Anonymous

Food is so primal, so essential a part of our lives, often the mere sharing of recipes with strangers turns them into good friends. That’s why I love this community.
Jasmine Heiler

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

Fish, to taste right, must swim three times – in water, in butter, and in wine.
Polish Proverb

That’s something I’ve noticed about food: whenever there’s a crisis if you can get people to eating normally things get better.
Madeleine L’Engle

Never work before breakfast; if you have to work before breakfast, eat your breakfast first.
Josh Billings

Shipping is a terrible thing to do to vegetables. They probably get jet-lagged, just like people.
Elizabeth Berry

He was a bold man that first eat an oyster.
Jonathan Swift

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

Health food makes me sick.
Calvin Trillin

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

Vegetables are the food of the earth; fruit seems more the food of the heavens.
Sepal Felicivant

If I had the choice between smoked salmon and tinned salmon, I’d have it tinned. With vinegar.
Harold Wilson

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

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