The Best Collection of Food Quotes and Sayings

November 27, 2017 (Last Updated: November 13, 2018)
the best collection of food quotes

At Food & Home Entertaining, we love to talk about food, just as much as we enjoy eating food. And obviously, we love to share food quotes.

Below is our collection of our favourite food quotes

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the best collection of food quotes

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

the best collection of food quotes

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

the best collection of food quotes

“Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” Ernestine Ulmer

the best collection of food quotes and sayings

“Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” Alan D Wolfelt

the best collection of food quotes

“Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” Harriet van Horne

the best collection of food quotes

“A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” Barbara Johnson

food quotes and sayings

“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” John Gunther

the best collection of food quotes

“Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” Federico Fellini

food quotes and sayings

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

food quotes and sayings

“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.”  Luciano Pavarotti

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

“The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.” John Walters

“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 get together to eat.” Guy Fieri

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

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

“Age and glasses of wine should never be counted.” Unknown

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

“The secret of success is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” Mark Twain

“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.” Cesar Chavez

“We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.” Anna Thomas

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

“My weaknesses have always been food and men — in that order.” Dolly Parton

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

Food, in the end, in our own tradition, is something holy. It’s not about nutrients and calories. It’s about sharing. It’s about honesty. It’s about identity.” Louise Fresco

“Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.” Sophia Loren

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