72+ Best Food Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Food is something that people and animals eat, or plants absorb, to keep them alive. Inspirational food quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

If you’re searching for best quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of health quotes, sports quotes and happiness quotes.

Most Famous Food Quotes

You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food. Paul Prudhomme

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. Charles M. Schulz

Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul. Dorothy Day

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. J.R.R. Tolkien

Good food ends with good talk. Geoffrey Neighbor

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

Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are. Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin

I love you like a fat kid loves cake! Scott Adams

People who love to eat are always the best people. Julia Child

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

Food brings people together on many different levels. It’s nourishment of the soul and body; it’s truly love. Giada De Laurentiis

Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch. Orson Welles

To me, good food is the sole reason we are on this Earth. Esi Edugyan

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations. Oscar Wilde

I know once people get connected to real food, they never change back. Alice Waters

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

To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art. François de la Rochefoucauld

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

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. Anthony Bourdain

Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious. Ruth Reichl

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

Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart. Erma Bombeck

Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving, and identity. Jonathan Safran Foer

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

Food delights us, food unites us, food embodies the soil, the sea, and the weather, the farmer’s sweat, and the fisherman’s toil. Don George

Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It’s a grain. It’s like, like, grits, but with high self esteem. James Patterson

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

I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food. W.C. Fields

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. Hippocrates

A fit, healthy body that is the best fashion statement. Jess C Scott

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

Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice. Mary Berr

Food is your body’s fuel. Without fuel, your body wants to shut down. Ken Hill

Probably one of the most private things in the world is an egg before it is broken. M.F.K. Fisher

The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body. Pat Buchanan

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

It’s okay to eat fish because they don’t have any feelings. Kurt Cobain 

Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don’t forget food. You can go a week without laughing. Joss Whedon

Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside. Mark Twain

The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook. Julia Child

Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly. M. F. K. Fisher

You are what what you eat eats. Michael Pollan

Food to a large extent is what holds a society together and eating is closely linked to deep spiritual experi­ences.­ P­eter Farb

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

Food is not simply organic fuel to keep body and soul together, it is a perishable art that must be savored at the peak of perfec­tion. E.A. Bucchianeri

I am a better person when I have less on my plate. Elizabeth Gilbert

Food is the moral right of all who are born into this world. Norman Borlaug

Wait. Why am I thinking about Krispy Kremes? We’re supposed to be exercising. Meg Cabo

Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed I think food is, actually, very beautiful in itself. Delia Smith

We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie. David Mamet

Eating is always a decision, nobody forces your hand to pick up food and put it into your mouth. Albert Ellis

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

Food is strength, and food is peace, and food is freedom, and food is a helping hand to people around the world whose goodwill and friendship we want. John F. Kennedy

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

Eat, as nobody is watching. Enjoy food like that’s the only thing left in your world. Nikita Dudani

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. Michael Pollan

Where there is cake, there is hope. And there is always cake. Dean Koontz

Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside. Mark Twain

Good food is healthy food. Food is supposed to sustain you so you can live better, not so you can eat more. Some people eat to live, and some people live to eat. Yolanda Adams

Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn’t illegal. Voltaire

When you don’t have food in your life, just for a day, it makes you realize you’re lucky to have it the next day. So the day after fasting, the music that comes out will be very joyous. Chris Martin

I am at the moment writing a lengthy indictment against our century. When my brain begins to reel from my literary labors, I make an occasional cheese dip. John Kennedy Toole

I like food. I like eating. And I don’t want to deprive myself of good food. Sarah Michelle Gellar

I hate people who are not serious about meals. It is so shallow of them. Oscar Wilde

People will travel anywhere for good food it’s crazy. Rene Redzepi

I am not a glutton I am an explorer of food. Erma Bombeck

I get way too much happiness from good food. Elizabeth Olsen

There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won’t, and that’s a wife who can’t cook and will. Robert Frost

Eating good food is my favorite thing in the world. Nothing is more blissful. Justine Larbalestier

How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese? Charles de Gaulle

I hope you enjoy reading this collection of beautiful food quotes. Let me know which one you like most.