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Quotes About Food

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

William Shakespeare
“This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.”
William Shakespeare, Hamlet

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

Scott Adams
“I love you like a fat kid loves cake!”
Scott Adams

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

Oscar Wilde
“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.”
Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance

Christopher Hitchens
“Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.”
Christopher Hitchens, The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever

Virginia Woolf
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

Mahatma Gandhi
“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”
Mahatma Gandhi

James Patterson
“Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It's a grain. It's like, like, grits, but with high self-esteem.”
James Patterson, The Angel Experiment

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

Andrew Solomon
“Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don't believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; take your pills. Exercise because it's good for you even if every step weighs a thousand pounds. Eat when food itself disgusts you. Reason with yourself when you have lost your reason.”
Andrew Solomon, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression

M.F.K. Fisher
“Probably one of the most private things in the world is an egg before it is broken.”
M.F.K. Fisher
tags: egg, food

Jarod Kintz
“It’s absolutely unfair for women to say that guys only want one thing: sex. We also want food.”
Jarod Kintz, $3.33

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

Writers fish for the right words like fishermen fish for, um, whatever those aquatic creatures
“Writers fish for the right words like fishermen fish for, um, whatever those aquatic creatures with fins and gills are called. 
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Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

George Bernard Shaw
“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.”
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

Meg Cabot
“Wait. Why am I thinking about Krispy Kremes? We’re supposed to be exercising.”
Meg Cabot, Big Boned

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

Roald Dahl
“Do you know what breakfast cereal is made of? It's made of all those little curly wooden shavings you find in pencil sharpeners!”
Roald Dahl

Joss Whedon
“Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don't forget food. You can go a week without laughing.”
Joss Whedon

James Patterson
“Am I tough? Am I strong? Am I hard-core? Absolutely.
Did I whimper with pathetic delight when I sank my teeth into my hot fried-chicken sandwich? You betcha.”
James Patterson

Elizabeth Gilbert
“I am a better person when I have less on my plate.”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

Judith Martin
“There are three possible parts to a date, of which at least two must be offered: entertainment, food, and affection. It is customary to begin a series of dates with a great deal of entertainment, a moderate amount of food, and the merest suggestion of affection. As the amount of affection increases, the entertainment can be reduced proportionately. When the affection IS the entertainment, we no longer call it dating. Under no circumstances can the food be omitted.”
Judith Martin

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

Lora Brody
“Don't wreck a sublime chocolate experience by feeling guilty.
Chocolate isn't like premarital sex. It will not make you pregnant.
And it always feels good.”
Lora Brody

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

Julia Child
“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”
Julia Child

Jarod Kintz
“I wish my stove came with a Save As button like Word has. That way I could experiment with my cooking and not fear ruining my dinner.
”
Jarod Kintz, Who Moved My Choose?: An Amazing Way to Deal With Change by Deciding to Let Indecision Into Your Life

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