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Food And Eating Quotes

A store of grain, Oh king is the best of treasures. A gem put in your mouth will not support life.

Author: Hitopadesa

Profession: Sanskrit Fable From Panchatantra

The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind.

Author: Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)

Profession: British Philosopher

Most of us are either too think to enjoy eating, or too fat to enjoy walking.

Author: Edgar Watson Howe (1853-1937)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.

Author: Kin Hubbard (1868-1930)

Profession: American Humorist, Journalist

We seldom report of having eaten too little.

Author: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Profession: Third President of the USA

A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

He who cannot eat horsemeat need not do so. Let him eat pork. But he who cannot eat pork, let him eat horsemeat. It's simply a question of taste.

Author: Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971)

Profession: Soviet Premier

Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we may diet.

Author: Harry Kurnitz

Profession:

I judge a restaurant by the bread and by the coffee.

Author: Burt Lancaster (1913-1994)

Profession: American Actor

The act of putting into your mouth what the earth has grown is perhaps your most direct interaction with the earth.

Author: Frances Moore Lappe

Profession:

Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.

Author: Fran Lebowitz (1951)

Profession: American Journalist

Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat.

Author: Fran Lebowitz (1951)

Profession: American Journalist

If you're going to America, bring your own food.

Author: Fran Lebowitz (1951)

Profession: American Journalist

Food is an important part of a balanced diet.

Author: Fran Lebowitz (1951)

Profession: American Journalist