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  • #1
    Charles M. Schulz
    “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.”
    Charles M. Schulz

  • #2
    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

  • #3
    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

  • #4
    Scott Adams
    “I love you like a fat kid loves cake!”
    Scott Adams

  • #5
    Virginia Woolf
    “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
    Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

  • #6
    Orson Welles
    “Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.”
    Orson Welles

  • #7
    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

  • #8
    Oscar Wilde
    “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.”
    Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance

  • #9
    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

  • #10
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #11
    Ruth Reichl
    “Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.”
    Ruth Reichl

  • #12
    Erma Bombeck
    “Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the 'Titanic' who waved off the dessert cart.”
    Erma Bombeck

  • #13
    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

  • #14
    George Bernard Shaw
    “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.”
    George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

  • #15
    W.C. Fields
    “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.”
    W.C. Fields

  • #16
    Mary Berry
    “Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice.”
    Mary Berry

  • #17
    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

  • #18
    “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”

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    Rick Riordan
    “I could have killed you.”
    “Or I could have killed you,” Percy said.
    Jason shrugged. “If there’d been an ocean in Kansas, maybe.”
    “I don’t need an ocean—”
    “Boys,” Annabeth interrupted, “I’m sure you both would’ve been wonderful at killing each other. But right now, you need some rest.”
    Food first,” Percy said. “Please?”
    Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

  • #21
    Joss Whedon
    “Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don't forget food. You can go a week without laughing.”
    Joss Whedon

  • #22
    Julia Child
    “The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.”
    Julia Child

  • #23
    Michael Pollan
    “You are what what you eat eats.”
    Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

  • #24
    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

  • #25
    Meg Cabot
    “Wait. Why am I thinking about Krispy Kremes? We’re supposed to be exercising.”
    Meg Cabot, Big Boned

  • #26
    Hélder Câmara
    “When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.”
    Dom Helder Camara, Dom Helder Camara: Essential Writings

  • #27
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “I am a better person when I have less on my plate.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #28
    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

  • #29
    A.A. Milne
    “What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.”
    A.A. Milne

  • #30
    Michael Pollan
    “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”
    Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

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