Philosophical Quotes About Food

Real nutrition comes from soybeans, almonds, rice, and other healthy vegetable sources, not from a cow's udder.
Ingrid Newkirk

Anything is good if it's made of chocolate.
Jo Brand

The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food.
Cyril Connolly

Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.
Peter De Vries

Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.
Finley Peter Dunne

If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.
Leigh Hunt

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
Samuel Butler

When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure, when I really enjoy my life.
Monica Bellucci

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
Doug Larson

I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning.
John Barrymore

One should eat to live, not live to eat.

I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.
Julia Child

Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct.
Denis Leary

The most dangerous food is wedding cake.
James Thurber

I don't like food that's too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I'd buy a painting.
Andy Rooney

Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.
Sophia Loren

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
Virginia Woolf

Wine is bottled poetry.
Robert Louis Stevenson

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.
Leo Tolstoy

My weaknesses have always been food and men - in that order.
Dolly Parton

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

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

Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.
George Bernard Shaw

You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans.
Ronald Reagan

Eating is so intimate. It's very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you're inviting a person into your life.
Maya Angelou

Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man.
Leonardo da Vinci

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Benjamin Franklin

Diets play with your mind rather than your body, so if I'm doing a diet, I think about food more than if I'm just eating normally.
Caroline Flack

Food is not just eating energy. It's an experience.
Guy Fieri

The disparity between a restaurant's price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.
Bryan Q. Miller

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

Your relationship to food is but a reflection of your relationship to yourself, as is everything in your life.
Marianne Williamson

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 affection, they draw the conclusion that they are God.
Christopher Hitchens

We have food all around us all the time, and if we haven't eaten for three hours, we think we're starving. You're not starving - human beings can go for 30 days without food.
Jocko Willink

God gave our first parents the food He designed that the race should eat. It was contrary to His plan to have the life of any creature taken. There was to be no death in Eden. The fruit of the trees in the garden was the food man's wants required.
Ellen G. White

Every country can be defined through their food, their music and their language. That's the soul of a country.
Quincy Jones

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