Here’s a compiled list of the 15 Best Food Quotes we’ve seen. Yes, Mark Twain is included. He had something to say about everything, including food.
Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts!
We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.
Kissing don’t last; cookery do!
~ George Meredith
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
~ Mark Twain
The way you cut your meat reflects the way you live.
Worries go down better with soup.
~ Jewish Proverb
Sex is good, but not as good as fresh, sweet corn.
~ Garrison Keillor
Rice is born in water and must die in wine.
~ Italian Proverb
What is patriotism but the love of the food one ate as a child?
~ Lin Yutang
The story of barbecue is the story of America: Settlers arrive on great unspoiled continent, discover wondrous riches, set them on fire and eat them.
~ Vince Staten
Tell me what you eat, I’ll tell you who you are.
~ Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
There is no sight on earth more appealing than the sight of a woman making dinner for someone she loves.
~ Thomas Wolfe
Fish, to taste right, must swim three times – in water, in butter, and in wine.
~ Polish Proverb
A three-year-old gave this reaction to her Christmas dinner: “I don’t like the turkey, but I like the bread he ate.”
~ Author Unknown
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
~ Doug Larson
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