Food Quotes

A collection of some of my favourite quotes about food that I have come across! Feel free to email me with your favourite quotes if you would like me to share them.

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

"A good meal makes a man feel more charitable toward the world than any sermon." -Arthur Pendenys

"If you keep GOOD FOOD in your fridge you will eat GOOD FOOD." -Errick McAdams

"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." -Michael Pollan

"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

"Eggs Benedict is genius. It's eggs covered in eggs. I mean, come on, that person should be the president." -Wylie Dufresne

"Desserts are like mistresses. They are bad for you. So if you are having one, you might as well have two." -Chef Alain Ducasse

"Breadmaking is one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with one of the world's sweetest smells...there is no chiropractic treatment...no hour of meditation in a music-throbbing chapel that will leave you emptier of bad thoughts than this homely ceremony of making bread." -M.F.K. Fisher

"All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast."
-John Gunther

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

"No man is lonely while eating spaghetti: it requires so much attention." -Christopher Morley

"Waffles are like pancakes with syrup traps." -Mitch Hedberg


"It's fun to get together and have something good to eat at least once a day. That's what human life is all about - enjoying things." -Julia Child

"We may live without friends; we may live without books; but civilized man cannot live without cooks." -Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

"The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star."
-Anthelme Brillat Savarin
"Food is the most intimate thing you can buy. Unlike clothes and shoes that dress the outside, food goes into your body and builds who you become." -Ani Phyo

"The pleasures of the table belong to all ages, all conditions, all countries, and to each and every day." -Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

"A cookbook is only as good as its poorest recipe."
Julia Child

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