Food Quotes, Proverbs & Sayings



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

Eat to live and not live to eat.
Proverb

An apple-pie without some cheese is like a kiss without a squeeze.
Proverb

I eat to live, to serve, and also, if it so happens, to enjoy, but I do not eat for the sake of enjoyment.
Mahatma Gandhi

Food is so fundamental, more so than sexuality, aggression, or learning, that it is astounding to realize the neglect of food and eating in depth psychology.
James Hillman

An army marches on its stomach.
Napoleon I

A meal without flesh is like feeding on grass.
Proverb

A cucumber should be well sliced, and dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out, as good for nothing.
Samuel Johnson

The nearer the bone, the sweeter the flesh.
Proverb

To eat well in England you should have breakfast three times a day.
W. Somerset Maugham

Many’s the long night I’ve dreamed of cheese – toasted, mostly.
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Don’t eat too many almonds; they add weight to the breasts.
Colette

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

I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster.
Joe E. Lewis

Bread is the staff of life.
Proverb

We think fast food is equivalent to pornography, nutritionally speaking.
Steve Elbert

Kissing don’t last: cookery do!
George Meredith

He who eats alone chokes alone.
Proverb

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.
Fanny Fern

All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.
John Gunther

If there is anything we are serious about, it is neither religion nor learning, but food.
Lin Yutang

Eat little, sleep sound.
Iranian Proverb

He that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.
English Proverb

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

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

A good eater must be a good man; for a good eater must have a good digestion, and a good digestion depends upon a good conscience.
Benjamin Disraeli

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain

Sex is good, but not as good as fresh, sweet corn.
Garrison Keillor

One should eat to live, not live to eat.
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