Quotes on Food

James Beard

"A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch."

George Burns

"Personally I stay away from natural foods. At my age I need all the preservatives I can get."

Sam Ewing

"It's not the minutes we spent at the table that put on weight. It's the seconds."

"If we are what we eat, why aren't we new, improved, fat-free, and light?"

"Half of all home accidents happen in the kitchen, and the family has to eat them."

"When a menu has practically everything on it, the restaurant should replace it with a clean one."

Matt Lauer

"Researchers have discovered that chocolate produces some of the same reactions in the brain as marijuana. The researchers also discovered other similarities between the two but can't remember what they are."

Fran Lebowitz

"Food is an important part of a balanced diet."

Alex Levine

"Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffiene, sugar and fat."

Miss Piggy

"Never eat more than you can lift."

P.J. O'Rourke

"Fish is the only food that is considered spoiled once it smells like what it is."

Mark Twain

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

Oscar Wilde

"Whenever cannibals are on the brink of starvation, Heaven, in it's infinite mercy, sends them a fat missionary."

"I often take exercise. Why only yesterday I had my breakfast in bed."

Steven Wright

"I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol."

"If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their feet, what happens if you strap toast on the back of a cat and drop it?"

"I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time". So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance."