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Food And Eating Quotes

I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster.

Author: Joe E. Lewis

Profession: American Writer

Food probably has a very great influence on the condition of men. Wine exercises a more visible influence, food does it more slowly but perhaps just as surely. Who knows if a well-prepared soup was not responsible for the pneumatic pump or a poor one for a war?

Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799)

Profession: German Physicist, Satirist

If there were only turnips and potatoes in the world, someone would complain that plants grow the wrong way.

Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799)

Profession: German Physicist, Satirist

Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.

Author: Sophia Loren (1934)

Profession: Italian Film Actress

Choose rather to punish your appetites than be punished by them.

Author: Tyrius Maximus


It ain't what you eat, but the way how you chew it.

Author: Delbert Mcclinton


You can travel fifty thousand miles in America without once tasting a piece of good bread.

Author: Henry Miller (1891-1980)

Profession: American Author

We are digging our graves with our teeth.

Author: Thomas Moffett

Profession: American Physician

Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.

Author: Charles De Montesquieu (1689-1755)

Profession: French Jurist, Political Philosopher

No man is lonely while eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention.

Author: Christopher Morley (1890-1957)

Profession: American Novelist, Journalist, Poet

You needn't tell me that a man who doesn't love oysters and asparagus and good wines has got a soul, or a stomach either. He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.

Author: Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916)

Profession: British Novelist, Writer

Hors d'oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one's childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like -- and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d'oeuvres.

Author: Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916)

Profession: British Novelist, Writer

We know that ever woman wants to be thin. Our images of womanhood are almost synonymous with thinness.

Author: Susie Orbach


We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.

Author: George Orwell (1903-1950)

Profession: British Author, ''Animal Farm''

Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.

Author: Samuel Pepys (1633-1703)

Profession: British Diarist