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75+ Best Food Quotes to Satisfy Your Cravings

Every culture places a high value on food. In addition to being necessary for survival, eating together allows people to connect and exchange stories about their lives.

Food unites people all around the world, whether it is at formal meals or gatherings around campfires. The best and quickest method to understand another culture is frequently through their cuisine.

75+ Food Quotes for Foodies

Enjoy these quotations about food that serve as a reminder to eat well because life is too short. These charming, straightforward, and motivational ideas are ideal for imparting to loved ones such as friends and family.

25 Quotes On Food

1. “Sometimes I think, ‘What is Friend?’ and then I say, ‘Friend is someone to share the last cookie with.’” Cookie Monster

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

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3. “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives.” Oscar Wilde

4. “A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring the soul to the recipe.” Thomas Keller

5. “Laughter is brightest in the place where food is.” Irish Proverb

6. “Food for us comes from our relatives, whether they have wings or fins or roots. That is how we consider food. Food has a culture. It has a history. It has a story. It has relationships.” Winona LaDuke

7. “Food can be very transformational, and it can be more than just about a dish. That’s what happened to me when I first went to France. I fell in love. And if you fall in love, well, then everything is easy.” Alice Waters

8. “Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.” Oscar Wilde

9. “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

10. “The way you make an omelet reveals your character.” — Anthony Bourdain

11. “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” Federico Fellini 

12. “If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat… The people who give you their food give you their heart.” – Cesar Chavez

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13. “A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.” Aesop

14. “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” Ernestine Ulmer

15. “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 Bourdaine

16. “Tell me what to eat, and I will tell you what you are.” Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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

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

19. “Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” Orson Welles

20. “The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.” Maya Angelou

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

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

23. “Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart.” Erma Bombeck

24. “Life is too short for self-hatred and celery sticks.” Marilyn Wann

25. “Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.” Mark Twain

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26. “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

27. “Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.” Sophia Loren

28. “A party without cake is just a meeting.” Julia Child

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

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

31. “There’s not a better feeling in the world than a warm pizza on your lap.” Kevin James

32. “Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn’t illegal.”Voltaire

33. “Winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin paired with a roast chicken.” Alex Guarnaschelli

34. “He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.” Jonathan Swift

35. “You can tell a lot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans.” Ronald Reagan

36. “I suppose there are people who can pass up free guacamole, but they’re either allergic to avocado or too joyless to live.” Frank Bruni

37. “It’s okay to eat fish because they don’t have any feelings.”Kurt Cobain

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

39. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates

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

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41. “You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” Paul Prudhomm

42. “My love for you is pizza shaped. Won’t you have a slice? It’s circular, so there’s enough to go around.” Dora J. Arod

43. “The belly rules the mind.” Spanish Proverb

44. “Health food may be good for the conscience, but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.”Robert Redfor

45. “If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.”Julia Child

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

47. “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.” Mother Teresa

48. “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

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49. “Large, naked, raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who live in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter.” Fran Lebowitz

50. “My mama always said, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Forrest Gump

51. “We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrup.” – “Buddy” in Elf

52. “An onion can make people cry but there’s never been a vegetable that can make people laugh.” Will Rogers

53. “My idea of fast food is a mallard.” Ted Nugen

54. “Never eat more than you can lift.” Miss Piggy

55. “Anyone who’s a chef, who loves food, ultimately knows that all that matters is: Is it good? Does it give you pleasure?” Anthony Bourdain

56. Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving, and identity.” Jonathan Sofran Foer

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

58. “Food brings people together on many different levels. It’s the nourishment of the soul and body; it’s true love.” – Giada De Laurentiis

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

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60. “I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food.” Erma Bombeck

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61. “First we eat, then we do everything else.” M.F.K. Fisher

62. “At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind.” Michael Pollan

63. “Food may be essential as fuel for the body, but good food is fuel for the soul.” Malcom Forbes

64. “Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.” Auguste Escoffier

65. “Bad bread wrecks my outlook on life.” Jeffrey Steingarten

66. “Eat, as nobody is watching. Enjoy food like that’s the only thing left in your world.” Nikita Dudani

67. “You can be miserable before you have a cookie and you can be miserable after you eat a cookie but you can’t be miserable while you are eating a cookie.” Ina Garten

68. “Where there is cake, there is hope. And there is always cake.” Dean Koontz

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69. “There’s nothing better than cake but more cake.” Harry S. Truman

70. “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” Alan D. Wolfet

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

72. “All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” John Gunther

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

74. “Cooking is like love, it should be entered into with abandon, or not at all.” Harriet Vorne Horne

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75. “Well, food always the way to anybody’s heart, I think, guy or the girl.” Josh Hutcherson

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