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Quotations: Food

Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen

One cannot fix one's eyes on the commonest natural production without finding food for a rambling fancy.
Jane Austen

They eat the dainty food of gamous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach.
Luigi Barzini

Public and private food in America has become eatable, here and there extremely good. Only the fried potatoes go unchanged, as deadly as before.
Luigi Barzini

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

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

At my age the bones are water in the morning until food is given them.
Pearl Buck

When I gave food to the poor, they called me a saint. When I asked why the poor were hungry, they called me a communist.
Dom Helder Camara

When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food, and the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies with yourself.
Tecumseh Shawnee Chief

Did you ever see the customers in health-food stores? They are pale, skinny people who look half dead. In a steak house, you see robust, ruddy people. They're dying, of course, but they look terrific.
Bill Cosby

I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.
W. C. Fields

Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.
W. C. Fields

God comes to the hungry in the form of food.
Mahatma Gandhi

Food is the most primitive form of comfort.
Sheila Graham

We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.
Napoleon Hill

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
J. G. Holland

Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
Fran Lebowitz

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

I no longer prepare food or drink with more than one ingredient.
Cyra McFadden

Good food ends with good talk.
Geoffrey Neighor

Fish is the only food that is considered spoiled once it smells like what it is.
P. J. O'Rourke

The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food.
Russian Proverb

A dog knows the places he is thrown food.
African Proverb

Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Jim Rohn

Most of you have been where I am tonight. The crash site of unrequited love. You ask yourself, How did I get here? What was it about? Was it her smile? Was it the way she crossed her legs, the turn of her ankle, the poignant vulnerability of her slender wrists? What are these elusive and ephemeral things that ignite passion in the human heart? That's an age-old question. It's perfect food for thought on a bright midsummer's night.
Martin Sage

What garlic is to food, insanity is to art.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens

The most solid advice for a writer is this, I think: Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.
William Saroyan

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

Health food makes me sick.
Calvin Trillin

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

Learning acquired in youth arrests the evil of old age; and if you understand that old age has wisdom for its food, you will so conduct yourself in youth that your old age will not lack for nourishment.
Leonardo da Vinci

The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.
Peter De Vries

Experience is food for the brain.
Bill Watterson

So, what's it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don't recommend it.
Bill Watterson

Learn to let your intuition—gut instinct—tell you when the food, the relationship, the job isn’t good for you (and conversely, when what you’re doing is just right).
Oprah Winfrey

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