Foodie Quotes, Sayings
Foodies don’t just eat to survive. They eat to connect with family and friends, explore different cultures, and taste new and exciting flavors. For them, food is a passion. And as you’ll see by these foodie quotes and sayings, the experience of eating is something to be savored and celebrated.
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Throughout history, people have said many wise and witty things about food. From the simple observation that “life is too short to eat bad food” to the more philosophical proclamation that “food is the poetry of the earth,” these quotes and sayings capture the essence of the foodie’s relationship with eating.
1.) People who love to eat are always the best people.
2.) Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.
3.) One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
4.) Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.
5.) Food is a gift and should be treated reverentially — romanced and ritualized and seasoned with memory.
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6.) I love you like a fat kid loves cake!
7.) Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.
8.) Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart.
9.) The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.
10.) Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
11.) My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.
12.) The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later, you’re hungry again.
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13.) All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.
Charles M. Schulz
14.) We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.
15.) Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie.
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16.) First we eat, then we do everything else.
17.) A little chocolate a day keeps the doctor at bay.
18.) Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.
19.) Life is too short for self-hatred and celery sticks.
20.) I am not a glutton — I am an explorer of food.
21.) The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
22.) A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.
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23.) Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.
24.) All sorrows are less with bread.
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
25.) You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.
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26.) A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.
27.) All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.
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28.) To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste.
29.) A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.
30.) We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.
31.) I realized very early the power of food to evoke memory, to bring people together, to transport you to other places, and I wanted to be a part of that.
José Andrés Puerta
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32.) Life is a combination of magic and pasta.
33.) Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.
Jonathan Safran Foer
34.) You can’t just eat good food. You’ve got to talk about it too. And you’ve got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food.
35.) Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
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36.) After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.
37.) Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
38.) The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.
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39.) There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
George Bernard Shaw
40.) Love is in the sensual details.
41.) Cooking is at once child’s play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.
42.) Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
Harriet van Horne
43.) Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.
Alan D. Wolfelt
44.) There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
George Bernard Shaw
45.) Food brings people together on many different levels. It’s nourishment of the soul and body; it’s truly love.
Giada De Laurentiis
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46.) Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.
47.) Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
48.) If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him. The people who give you their food give you their heart.
49.) It’s fun to get together and have something good to eat at least once a day. That’s what human life is all about — enjoying things.
50.) Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
51.) Food is everything we are. It’s an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It’s inseparable from those from the get-go.
52.) I know once people get connected to real food, they never change back.
53.) Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people eat together.
54.) What’s the good of resisting temptation? There’ll always be more.
55.) My weaknesses have always been food and men — in that order.
56.) One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.
57.) If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
58.) The only thing I like better than taking about food is eating.
59.) What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.
60.) The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.
61.) The belly rules the mind.
62.) One who eats alone cannot discuss the taste of food with others.
63.) What satisfies hunger is good food.
64.) A fish should swim thrice: in water, in sauce, and in wine.
65.) A small kitchen makes a big home.
We hope these foodie quotes and sayings have inspired you to make the most of your next meal. Bon appetit!