Quotes and Sayings about Food



"Another nice thing was that I would type out letters home for the admiral's stewards. They would then feed me the same food the admiral ate."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Food, Home, Letters)

"Italy in the first years got food, for the first year or the first periods got food. Then we got raw materials and then we got tool machines, let's say, instruments for working."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Food, First, Italy, Machines, Years)

"If we eat any food, or drink any beverage, we must recite a blessing over them before and after."
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Related: Food)

"Many rock musicians are excellent cooks, I've found, and those that are prefer to eat their own cooking in the studio. I encourage this behavior as I also enjoy the benefits of fresh food."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Food, Behavior, Benefits, Cooking, Musicians)

"I will continue to distribute blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing and food on a regular basis, in the hope that my modest efforts will give some comfort to those people we are able help."
- Mohamed Al-Fayed
(Related: Food, People, Hope, Comfort, Help, Will)

"Jay Leno is not a guy who likes change. He eats the same food every day."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Food, Change, Day)

"I went in saying I wanted to be the food guy."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Food, Saying)

"You know the great irony is that people think you have to have money to enjoy fine food, which is a shame."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Money, Food, People, Irony, Shame)

"I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Food, Oysters, Want, Will)

"Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Food, Man)

"The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Food)

"I like to eat good food. I cook and collect wine. I like going for long walks when I can."
- Eric Allman
(Related: Food, Wine)

"I saw 'Food, Inc.' last night - it was like a horror movie. I'm definitely thinking about my food supply now and how I want to grow my own."
- Lauren Ambrose
(Related: Food, Horror, Night, Now, Thinking, Want)

"I'm a musician first, a food-lover second, a dirty mouth with feet, and a girl last time I checked."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Time, Food, Feet, First)

"Everything is just better in California - the wine, the food, fruits and vegetables, the comforts of living. Even the instrumentalists are generous and curious. Everything is wonderful."
- Beth Anderson
(Related: Food, Living, Wine)

"But my answer to that question would have to be, aside from the obvious, which is the people and the relationships that you garner over a long period of time but the catering. The catering. They're the best. So it's the food."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Food, Time, People, Obvious, Question, Relationships)

"We're the biggest food and agriculture company in the world."
- Dwayne Andreas
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Company, World)

"I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that's living."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Food, Care, Cats, Flowers, Living)

"The first meal was an object lesson of much variety. My father produced several kinds of food, ready to eat, without any cooking, from little tin cans that had printing all over them."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Food, Father, Cooking, First, Printing, Variety)

"It's my first presenting role so I'll be nervous, but it's going to be great fun. I can't wait to sample the food and meet the celebrities. Hopefully I can inject some of my own glamour."
- Nicole Appleton
(Related: Food, First, Fun, Glamour)

"We ought to be providing protective sanctuaries for the Kurdish rebels. That means finding some places where they can come and to which we will then be able to provide food and water and medical help."
- Les Aspin
(Related: Food, Medical, Help, Water, Will)

"I just love Chinese food. My favourite dish is number 27."
- Clement Atlee
(Related: Love, Food)

"What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Art, Food, Entertainment, Media, Popular)

"I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Food, Poetry, Money, Work, Poets)

"While it is true that we must seek value added industries like food processing plants and call center operations, we must do what is necessary to expand and develop our economic profile."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Food, Plants, Value)

"Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Change, Life, Nature, End, Man)

"I never found either this or the Northern Shrike return to such prey for food. I have seen them alight on the same thorn bush afterwards, but never made any use of this kind of food."
- John Bachman
(Related: Food)

"She used to diet on any kind of food she could lay her hands on."
- Arthur Baer
(Related: Diet, Food)

"Progress would not have been the rarity it is if the early food had not been the late poison."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Food, Progress, Poison)

"I do adore food. If I have any vice it's eating. If I was told I could only eat one food for the rest of my life, I could put up with sausage and mash forever."
- Colin Baker
(Related: Food, Life, Eating, Rest, Vice)

"I love all kinds of bread. Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Love, Food, Want)

"I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don't overeat."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Food, Love, Want)

"For the sake of argument and illustration I will presume that certain articles of ordinary diet, however beneficial in youth, are prejudicial in advanced life, like beans to a horse, whose common ordinary food is hay and corn."
- William Banting
(Related: Food, Diet, Life, Argument, Will, Youth)

"Meat consumption is just as dangerous to public health as tobacco use... It's time we looked into holding the meat producers and fast-food outlets legally accountable."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Health, Time, Public)

"In my own life, I decided to leave meat off my plate in medical school, but was a bit slow to realise that dairy products and eggs are not health foods either."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Health, Medical, Life, School)

"Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Body, Building, Fish, Giving)

"If beef is your idea of 'real food for real people,' you'd better live real close to a real good hospital."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Food, People, Idea)

"I'd like to be rich. I'd like a lot of money to put into my physicals and to buy food for all my friends."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: Food, Money, Friends)

"The only kind of seafood I trust is the fish stick, a totally featureless fish that doesn't have eyeballs or fins."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Trust, Fish)

"Animal substance seems to be the first food of all birds, even the granivorous tribes."
- William Bartram
(Related: Food, Birds, First)

"They eat the dainty food of famous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach."
- Luigi Barzini
(Related: Food, Beach, Deserted, Famous, Oil, Pleasure)

"Public and private food in America has become eatable, here and there extremely good. Only the fried potatoes go unchanged, as deadly as before."
- Luigi Barzini
(Related: Food, America, Public)

"The passion of the Italian or the Italian-American population is endless for food and lore and everything about it."
- Mario Batali
(Related: Food, Passion, Population)

"We would load up the yellow Cutlass Supreme station wagon and pick blackberries during blackberry season or spring onions during spring onion season. For us, food was part of the fabric of our day."
- Mario Batali
(Related: Food, Day, Spring)

"There are pockets of great food in Spain, but there are also pockets of very mediocre food in Spain, and the same in Morocco and the same in Croatia and the same in Germany and the same in Austria."
- Mario Batali
(Related: Food, Germany, Spain)

"In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are the two most interesting food towns. In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli. There's no mediocrity accepted."
- Mario Batali
(Related: Food, America, Mediocrity)

"Human beings do not eat nutrients, they eat food."
- Mary Catherine Bateson
(Related: Food)

"Any healthy man can go without food for two days - but not without poetry."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Food, Poetry, Man)

"Food is our common ground, a universal experience."
- James Beard
(Related: Experience, Food)

"I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Food, Men, Society, Women, Beer, Irreverence, Old, Summer, Winter)

"I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Food, Jobs)

"I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Food, Jobs)

"UNICEF has repeatedly called on governments to ensure basic services for children and this includes providing food where the need exists."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Food, Children)

"Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me."
- Sarah Bernhardt
(Related: Food, Wine, Words)

"Our children's health and well-being are dependent on our commitment to promoting food access and good eating habits at home, at school and in the community."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Food, Health, Home, Children, Commitment, Community, Eating, Habits, School)

"Initially charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest I was held for 36 hours, was beaten by cops and made to stand spread eagled against the cell wall for 12 hours with no food or water, until I collapsed. Everyone was strip searched on the way in."
- John Blair
(Related: Food, Police, Water)

"I woke up find a rather noisy multi-lingual meeting going on. This was great as everyone could participate and even though everything had to be translated into about four different languages it never became boring. After a while the meeting broke up and everyone went for food."
- John Blair
(Related: Food, Meeting)

"I wouldn't hunt a person down for food. But if he were already dead."
- Yasmine Bleeth
(Related: Food)

"I don't enjoy traveling in America. I don't like the food, the cars. It is not exotic enough. It all tastes a bit like airline food."
- Carla Bley
(Related: Food, America, Traveling)

"In our short walks we passed the kitchen where food was prepared for the nurses and doctors. There we got glimpses of melons and grapes and all kinds of fruits, beautiful white bread and nice meats, and the hungry feeling would be increased tenfold."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Food, Doctors, Feeling, Kitchen, Nurses)

"Never order food in excess of your body weight."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Food, Body, Excess, Order, Weight)

"As it has been told to me, my Dad had some kind of deal with Dick Clark. But when we got here, that fell through. So we were out here with no job, no furniture, no food."
- Danny Bonaduce
(Related: Dad, Food, Job)

"Relief organizations both large and small are coordinating deliveries of food, clothing, water, and other basic necessities to those impacted by Katrina."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Food, Water)

"Food is the moral right of all who are born into this world."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Food, Right, World)

"Without food, man can live at most but a few weeks; without it, all other components of social justice are meaningless."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Food, Justice, Man)

"Yet food is something that is taken for granted by most world leaders despite the fact that more than half of the population of the world is hungry."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Food, Fact, Leaders, Population, World)

"Man's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until the invention of agriculture, must have been precarious because of his inability to ensure his food supply."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Food, Time, Survival, Agriculture, Invention, Man)

"Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved, nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Food, Civilization, Today)

"Almost certainly, however, the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Food, First, Justice, Mankind)

"I am but one member of a vast team made up of many organizations, officials, thousands of scientists, and millions of farmers - mostly small and humble - who for many years have been fighting a quiet, oftentimes losing war on the food production front."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Food, War, Fighting, Losing, Production, Quiet, Scientists, Years)

"The prejudice was so bad in the United States at that time that a dark person with a white person would not be served in a restaurant. My father, mother, and I would try it occasionally. We would sit there, and the food would never come."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Food, Time, Mother, Father, Prejudice, states, United)

"The food we ate was Indian, and both my mother and father were very deep into the ancient philosophy of India, so it could well have been an Indian household."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Food, Mother, Father, Deep, Philosophy)

"Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Music, Food, Clothes, First, Want)

"When service members are discharged, we should express our gratitude for their profound personal sacrifice, not hand them a bill for their hospital food."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Food, Sacrifice, Gratitude, Service)

"The Paris peace talks kept a roof over my head and food on the table and clothes on my back because if something was said going in or coming out, I had the rent for the month."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Food, Peace, Clothes, Paris)

"I could talk food all day. I love good food."
- Tom Brady
(Related: Food, Love, Day, Talk)

"My sisters like cooking at my place. It has a bit more room, and the food tastes a little bit better. A big pot of spaghetti and sauce, some warm French bread - works all the time. I think I've been eating pasta for 26 years."
- Tom Brady
(Related: Food, Time, Cooking, Eating, Sisters, Years)

"A fly cannot go in unless it stops somewhere; therefore weapons, fuel, food, money will not go to Afghanistan unless the neighbors of Afghanistan are working, are cooperating, either being themselves the origin or the transit."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Money, Food, Afghanistan, Being, Neighbors, Weapons, Will)

"Furthermore I will just have to see what the future will bring me. But a change of food whets the appetite."
- Jonathan Brandis
(Related: Change, Food, Appetite, Future, Will)

"The future of our nation depends on our ability to produce food and fiber to sustain the world."
- Phil Bredesen
(Related: Food, Ability, Future, Nation, World)

"There was still food rationing in England and life was difficult all through my 2 year stay in Oxford."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Food, Life, England)

"My grandmother was the greatest cook in the world. She could just go in there, the whole kitchen would look like a tornado hit it and then she'd come out with the best food. Then she'd sit at the table and she wouldn't eat!"
- Edie Brickell
(Related: Food, Kitchen, World)

"Mostly I enjoy the restaurants (my husband is a chef), though I wish we had a wider diversity of ethnic food."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Food, HusbDiversity, Restaurants)

"Some of the food in Liquor is food I've really eaten filtered through a veil of fiction."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Food, Fiction, Liquor)

"I like visiting people's homes on Saint Joseph's Day, when people set up altars, serve food as a tribute to the saint, and invite the public - I enjoy that much more than Mardi Gras."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Food, People, Day, Public, Tribute)

"I kept thinking, 'Somebody has to make a food show that is actually educational and entertaining at the same time... a show that got down to the 'why things happen.' Plus, I hated my job - I didn't think it was very worthwhile."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Food, Time, Job, Thinking)

"A lot of food shows need only to tempt. Some food shows only need to inspire, to empower. And there are a lot of shows that do that."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Food)

"We must then build a proper relationship between the richest and the poorest countries based on our desire that they are able to fend for themselves with the investment that is necessary in their agriculture, so that Africa is not a net importer of food, but an exporter of food."
- Gordon Brown
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Countries, Desire, Investment)

"When the farmer can sell directly to the consumer, it is a more active process. There's more contact. The consumer can know, who am I buying this from? What's their name? Do they have a face? Is the food they are selling coming out of Mexico with pesticides?"
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Food, Selling, Buying, Name)

"Jobs for every American is doomed to failure because of modern automation and production. We ought to recognize it and create an income-maintenance system so every single American has the dignity and the wherewithal for shelter, basic food, and medical care. I'm talking about welfare for all. Without it, you're going to have warfare for all."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Medical, Food, Failure, American, Care, Dignity, Income, Jobs, Production, Talking, Welfare)

"Debbie Gibson and dog food. I've always dreamed of this."
- Julie Brown
(Related: Food)

"Workers organized and fought for worker rights and food safety, Social Security and Medicare - they fought to change government. And they won."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Change, Food, Government, Rights, Safety, Security, Workers)

"The thing about being in America is when you are driving with the sun on your back, there's hip hop. I never used to be into hip hop, but there's hip hop in the food, soul food, there's hip hop in the cars."
- Vanessa Brown
(Related: Food, Soul, America, Being, Driving, Sun)

"The development of the food industry for both domestic and export markets relies on a regulatory framework that both protects the consumer and assures fair trading practices in food."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Food, Development)

"We are also in the process of defining how best to work together with food and other companies to address diet and physical activity factors in order to prevent chronic diseases."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Diet, Food, Work, Order)

"Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea, substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing about 2.2 million people each year, most of them children."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Food, People, Cause, Children, Killing)

"I mean, on the food chain, do instruments really rate? I don't think so."
- Peabo Bryson
(Related: Food)

"The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body."
- Pat Buchanan
(Related: Food, Body, Mind)

"If I agree to dispose of any part of our land to the white people I would feel guilty of taking food away from our children's mouths, and I do not wish to be that mean."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Food, People, Children, Land)

"I love shopping, especially food shopping."
- Emma Bunton
(Related: Food, Love)

"Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul."
- Luther Burbank
(Related: Food, Soul, People, Flowers, Medicine)

"Facts are to the mind what food is to the body."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Food, Body, Facts, Mind)

"But I don't begrudge anybody, because I know how hard it is to have that dream and to make it happen, whether or not it's just to put a roof over your head and food on the table."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Food, Dream)

"Their life is about getting enough money to put food on the table to feed their children, and that's it."
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Food, Life, Money, Children)

"How is it that mercury is not safe for food additives and Over the Counter drug products, but it is safe in our vaccines and dental amalgams?"
- Dan Burton
(Related: Food, Mercury)

"Compassion is a call, a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Food, Nature, Compassion, Hunger)

"My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner, especially spicy food."
- David Byrne
(Related: Food, Time, Day, Favorite, Spicy)

"Not addicted to gluttony or drunkenness, this people who incur no expense in food or dress, and whose minds are always bent upon the defence of their country, and on the means of plunder, are wholly employed in the care of their horses and furniture."
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Related: Food, People, Care, Country, Dress, Gluttony, Horses)

"Put your nose into the Bible everyday. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian."
- Kirk Cameron
(Related: Food, Christian, Bible, Spiritual, Vow)

"I've talked to some drummers who seem to have a very hard time staying in shape on the road, including some drummers touring with high-profile acts that don't have to live on fast food every night."
- Matt Cameron
(Related: Food, Time, Night, Road)

"Justice requires that everyone should have enough to eat. But it also requires that everyone should contribute to the production of food."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Food, Justice, Production)

"We cover hamburgers, chicken, veggie burgers, salads, we've got a pretty broad range. To me, McDonald's isn't only about the food. It's about the prices, it's about the way we eat."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Food, Pretty)

"Mr. Speaker, less than 10 percent of our Nation's children walk or ride their bicycles to school, and too many schools continue to invite fast-food vendors into their cafeterias."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Bicycles, Children, Nation, School, Schools)

"The whole action of the laws tended to increase the number of consumers of food and to diminish the number of producers, was due the invention of the Malthusian theory of population."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Food, Action, Invention, Laws, Population, Theory)

"Food can become such a point of anxiety - not because it's food, but just because you have anxiety. That's how eating disorders develop."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Food, Anxiety, Eating)

"I love good food but I follow strict rules the days I perform."
- Jose Carreras
(Related: Food, Love, Rules)

"I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself."
- Johnny Carson
(Related: Food, Sex, Day, Drinking, Man, Right, Smoking)

"I learned very early that our health is always impaired by some excess either of food or abstinence, and I never had any physician except myself."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Food, Health, Abstinence, Excess)

"I always made my food congenial to my constitution, and my health was always excellent."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Food, Health, Constitution)

"In our house we repeated the pattern of thousands of other homes. There were a few books and a lot of music. Our food and our furniture were no different from our neighbors'."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Food, Music, Books, Neighbors)

"He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Food)

"As long as there's pasta and Chinese food in the world, I'm okay."
- Michael Chang
(Related: Food, World)

"It seems the most logical thing in the world to believe that the natural resources of the Earth, upon which the race depends for food, clothing and shelter, should be owned collectively by the race instead of being the private property of a few social parasites."
- Ralph Chaplin
(Related: Food, Being, Earth, Property, Race, World)

"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."
- Ray Charles
(Related: Food, Music, Heart, Blood, Force, Necessity, Water)

"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
(Related: Food, People, Heart, Friend, Want)

"You start making movies and people start seeing when you go to places, and all of a sudden you are getting clothes for free and all of a sudden you are getting food for free."
- Morris Chestnut
(Related: Food, Movies, People, Clothes)

"There were different challenges along the way. Certainly the food shortage was unpleasant."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Food)

"Most of the food imported to Russia came from China."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Food, Russia)

"I don't let it bother me too much if someone doesn't like me. I just figure there's no accounting for taste. It's not me, it's my acting. It's like if someone doesn't like someone's food, they just don't like my acting."
- Anna Chlumsky
(Related: Food, Acting, Taste)

"The Iraqi Free Press, which did not exist 18 months ago because there was no such thing as the Iraqi Free Press, broke a story about the U.N. Oil-for-Food scandal, which could potentially turn out to be the largest scandal in history."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: History, Months, Oil, Press, Scandal)

"Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Food, Body, Mind)

"Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Food, God, Soul, Body, World)

"Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food."
- Frank Howard Clark
(Related: Food, Money, Time)

"If I can wake up everyday before I die and know that I don't have to serve anyone food or drinks, I will be happy!"
- Kelly Clarkson
(Related: Food, Drinks, Will)

"I live in a kind of gay bubble. I live in a gay house, I drive a gay car. I eat gay food."
- Julian Clary
(Related: Food, Car, Gay)

"The vast amount of waste and sheer stupidity in government - from the Pentagon to the Food and Drug Administration - could fill committee agendas for years."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Food, Government, Committee, Stupidity, Waste, Years)

"I eat a variety of foods like vegetables, fruit and beef for protein and iron."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Variety)

"Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Work, Dreams, Exercise, Practice, Variety)

"I'm good in the kitchen. I can cook seafood, collard greens, black-eyed peas."
- Monique Coleman
(Related: Kitchen)

"I remember once I read a book on mental illness and there was a nurse that had gotten sick. Do you know what she died from? From worrying about the mental patients not being able to get their food. She became a mental patient."
- Ornette Coleman
(Related: Food, Being, Illness)

"Basically, though, I believe in eating well, not eating too much but eating a variety of foods."
- Joan Collins
(Related: Eating, Variety)

"And I think of that again as I've written in several of my beauty books, a lot of health comes from the proper eating habits, which are something that - you know, I come from a generation that wasn't - didn't have a lot of food."
- Joan Collins
(Related: Beauty, Food, Health, Books, Eating, Habits)

"When I go on Japanese Airlines, I really love it because I like Japanese food."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Food, Love)

"As the earth spins through space, a view from above the North Pole would encompass most of the wealth of the world - most of its food, productive machines, doctors, engineers and teachers. A view from the opposite pole would encompass most of the world's poor."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Food, Wealth, Doctors, Earth, Machines, Poor, Space, Teachers, World)

"The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Food, Vice, Worship)

"Amazing that the human race has taken enough time out from thinking about food or sex to create the arts and sciences."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Food, Time, Sex, Race, Thinking)

"We were raised in an Italian-American household, although we didn't speak Italian in the house. We were very proud of being Italian, and had Italian music, ate Italian food."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Food, Music, Being)

"One of the glories of New York is its ethnic food, and only McDonald's and Burger King equalize us all."
- John Corry
(Related: Food)

"Anyway, I lived on the streets and did pretty good until I got caught stealing, what was it? I kicked in a restaurant window, went in and took all the food that I wanted, and while coming out I was grabbed."
- Gregory Corso
(Related: Food, Pretty)

"There are apothecaries' shops, where prepared medicines, liquids, ointments, and plasters are sold; barbers' shops, where they wash and shave the head; and restaurateurs, that furnish food and drink at a certain price."
- Hernando Cortes
(Related: Food, Shops)

"I have trouble with seafood because it tastes like a dock."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Trouble)

"I know it's not cat food, but what exactly is it that they put inside of tinned ravioli?"
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Food)

"When once an Indian sees that his food is secure, he does not care what the chief or any one else says."
- George Crook
(Related: Food, Care)

"I thought, you know the food and the diet thing is one way to start yourself onto a healthy lifestyle, but if you don't move, if you don't start exercising you're gonna deteriorate."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Diet, Food, Thought)

"I went from 118 pounds to 135 pounds in a few months. But, I still didn't know anything about food."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Food, Months)

"I'm doing it by enjoying what I do in the gym, really enjoying my foods."
- Warren Cuccurullo
"The Americans have always been food, sex, and spirit revivalists."
- Edward Dahlberg
(Related: Food, Sex, Americans, Spirit)

"I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Age, Food, Life, Sex, Fact, Kitchen)

"Everyone would talk about their diets and working out and what it made me do was go to craft services where all the food for the cast and crew was and I would eat."
- Kristin Davis
(Related: Food, Talk)

"Though I love the luxury of the Waldorf Towers, room service there doesn't do soul food."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Food, Love, Soul, Luxury, Service)

"You can give men food and leisure and amusements and good conditions of work, and still they will remain unsatisfied. You can deny them all these things, and they will not complain so long as they feel that they have something to die for."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Food, Men, Work, Leisure, Will)

"It is easier to have faith that God will support each House of Hospitality and Farming Commune and supply our needs in the way of food and money to pay bills, than it is to keep a strong, hearty, living faith in each individual around us - to see Christ in him."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Faith, Food, Money, God, Christ, Hospitality, Living, Needs, Support, Will)

"Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Food, Soul, Body)

"If a State has reliable scientific information that demonstrates that a warning is needed for a particular food, then in the interest of public health, it should share that information with the FDA and petition for a new national standard."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Food, Health, Information, Interest, Public, State)

"I think I was immediately fed, so food became a very important part of my life."
- Dom DeLuise
(Related: Food, Life)

"For the first few years we lived in a tiny rented cottage at the bottom of a friend's garden. We often joked that there was plenty of film in the fridge, but not too much food!"
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: Friend, Film, First, Garden, Years)

"The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? Like 'Republican party' or 'airplane food.'"
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Food, Actor, Party)

"One has got to choose between the two evils, also between the lesser of the two evils in the matter of food, and therefore vegetarian food has got to he taken by man in order to sustain human life."
- Morarji Desai
(Related: Food, Life, Man, Order)

"I can spend hours in a grocery store. I get so excited when I see food, I go crazy. I spend hours arranging my baskets so that everything fits in and nothing gets squashed. I'm really anal about it, actually."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Food, Nothing)

"Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Food, Fame)

"Talking up a storm about food is so easy for me, it's second nature."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Food, Nature, Talking)

"We are offering to the American public a line of delicious Italian-American foods. They will be available through the Internet, shopping networks and national store distribution."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: American, Internet, Public, Will)

"It is important to experiment and endlessly seek after creating the best possible flavors when preparing foods. That means not being afraid to experiment with various ingredients."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Being)

"Be curious, learn and read as much as you can about food. Don't worry about making money. Focus on learning at various venues before you settle down for a steady position."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Food, Money, Focus, Learning, Worry)

"I came literally to the table with a wealth of knowledge by simply understanding how food should taste."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Food, Knowledge, Wealth, Taste, Understanding)

"I can now focus on a huge audience through TV, books, cookware and foods."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Books, Focus, Now)

"It's easy for Americans to forget that the food they eat doesn't magically appear on a supermarket shelf."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Food, Americans, Forget)

"If you go out to dinner with someone, you find out what they prefer in food. We ought to be able to have a conversation to find out what people prefer when it comes to sex."
- Betty Dodson
(Related: Food, Sex, People, Conversation)

"Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables, preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic."
- James H. Douglas
(Related: Food, Work, Deep, Generations, Harvest, Land, Respect, Work ethic)

"You're raising a kid and you give it food and shelter and, most importantly, you give it the feeling that it's special. I think people react to celebrities like that - I mean, they treat celebrities like children."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Food, People, Children, Feeling)

"I love dogs. They live in the moment and don't care about anything except affection and food. They're loyal and happy. Humans are just too damn complicated."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Love, Food, Affection, Care, Dogs)

"You know, nobody eats in England. Three or four pints of English beer a night fills you. I can't say I'm very impressed with the food in America. it's all sort of bland. Like turkey sandwiches."
- Anne Dudley
(Related: Food, America, Beer, EnglEnglish, Night, Turkey)

"Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals."
- Finley Peter Dunne
(Related: Food)

"Kolkata is a great city, has great food and great people. We had some problems finding the kind of old buildings we were looking for, and even handling the crowds, but on the whole it was fun shooting there."
- Sanjay Dutt
(Related: Food, People, Crowds, Fun, Old, Problems)

"It's like spicy food - sometimes you have to tone it down so more people can enjoy it."
- Kenneth Edmonds
(Related: Food, People, Spicy)

"I've often said that the most important thing you can give your children is wings. Because, you're not gonna always be able to bring food to the nest. You're... sometimes... they're gonna have to be able to fly by themselves."
- Elizabeth Edwards
(Related: Food, Children)

"I promised her an interesting life and good food, and the rest is history."
- Bob Ehrlich
(Related: History, Life, Food, Rest)

"I still like being in North of England and I keep a place there. But there are a lot of things about the Continent that are to be preferred. The social institutions work better, women have a better position in society and the food is another thing."
- Andrew Eldritch
(Related: Food, Society, Women, Work, Being, England)

"No matter where I've been overseas, the food stinks, except in Italy."
- Carmen Electra
(Related: Food, Italy)

"Food is a passion. Food is love."
- Hector Elizondo
(Related: Food, Love, Passion)

"The poorer is a family, the greater is the proportion of the total outgo which must be used for food... The proportion of the outgo used for food, other things being equal, is the best measure of the material standard of living of a population."
- Ernst Engel
(Related: Family, Food, Being, Living, Measure, Population)

"With rising incomes, the share of expenditures for food products declines. The resulting shift in expenditures affects demand patterns and employment structures."
- Ernst Engel
(Related: Food)

"I call it an old-fashioned seafood house for the new millennium. We are trying to update what we know as old fish houses and places like that, which are great, but I want to give it a new, fresh look with updated versions of the classics we all love."
- Todd English
(Related: Love, Fish, Houses, Old, Trying, Want)

"Until we can fully grasp the extent of corruption and fraud involved in the administration of the Oil-for-Food program, and until the United Nations decides to cooperate in the investigation, no American taxpayer dollars should go to the United Nations."
- John Ensign
(Related: American, Corruption, Fraud, Investigation, Nations, Oil, United)

"Not to like ice cream is to show oneself uninterested in food."
- Joseph Epstein
(Related: Food)

"When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Food, Money, Books, Clothes)

"When the show is over we still have to pay our rent, we have to buy food. We have to do all the same things that you do."
- Jamie Farr
(Related: Food)

"I couldn't care less about actors' trailers and food on sets and stuff like that - I just want to act."
- Chow Yun Fat
(Related: Food, Act, Actors, Care, Want)

"My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Experience, Food, Tools, Trade)

"The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whiskey."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Work, Food, Tools)

"We wouldn't think of going to our doctor and saying 'Treat me the way doctors treated people in the 19th Century', and yet that's what we're demanding in food production."
- Nina Fedoroff
(Related: Food, People, Doctors, Production, Saying)

"LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites."
- Henry Fielding
(Related: Food, Delight, Favorite, Word)

"Fast sex, like fast food, is cheap, but it doesn't nourish the body - or the soul."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Food, Sex, Soul, Body)

"Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Food, Nothing, Prohibition, Water)

"Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Food, Nothing, Water)

"I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Food, Wine)

"However, as a parent, as a grandparent, as a former educator, I know that these practices alone when we are dealing with young children are insufficient. We will never control this rising epidemic without greater accountability from the food industry."
- Bob Filner
(Related: Food, Control, Children, Will)

"Congress is headed in the wrong direction with this bill which removes any and all incentives from the food industry to improve their products for children."
- Bob Filner
(Related: Food, Children, Congress, Direction, Wrong)

"I don't believe in depriving myself of any food or being imprisoned by a diet."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Diet, Food, Being)

"Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly."
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Related: Food, Act, Being, Sharing)

"When I go on stage man I just want people to have fun, I don't want people to think about their problems, I want people to get energy and nutrition and food from that so they can go back into the real world and work on their problems."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Food, Work, People, Energy, Fun, Man, Problems, Want, World)

"If my daughter wants to get into this business, I would support that decision. She's going to have a hard time not being in it. She loves food and she's around it all the time."
- Bobby Flay
(Related: Food, Time, Business, Daughter, Decision, Being, Support)

"James Bond is quite serious about his drinks and clothing and cigarettes and food and all that sort of thing. There is nothing wry or amused about James Bond."
- Ken Follett
(Related: Food, Drinks, Nothing)

"The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Death, Life, Love, Food, Facts, Sleep)

"It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life."
- Emmet Fox
(Related: Food, Life, Character, Mind)

"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Food, Home, Body, Fire, Mind)

"Let me be the first to tell you, drinking alcohol is the worst thing to do in cold weather. Hot soup is the best because the process of digesting food helps to warm you up."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Food, Alcohol, Drinking, First, Weather)

"A house is no home unless it contain food and fire for the mind as well as for the body."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Food, Home, Body, Fire, Mind)

"Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - a house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Food, Home, Body, Fire, Mind)

"Italy will always have the best food."
- Diane von Furstenberg
(Related: Food, Italy, Will)

"The average housewife goes to the restaurant to relax and enjoy the food. But when Eva walks in, she becomes the center of attention."
- Eva Gabor
(Related: Food, Attention, Housewife, Relax)

"More die in the United States of too much food than of too little."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Food, states, United)

"I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: Death, Food, Heart, Country, Hunger)

"I have an enormous fondness for delicious food. It's very comforting."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Food)

"I like food. I like eating. And I don't want to deprive myself of good food."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Food, Eating, Want)

"And though various organizations in America and England collected money and sent food parcels to these refugees, nothing was ever received by the Spanish."
- Martha Gellhorn
(Related: Food, Money, America, England, Nothing)

"I used to work a lot on food issues and every time somebody predicted that production would be inadequate they got egg on their face a year or two later."
- Susan George
(Related: Food, Time, Work, Production)

"Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties."
- W. L. George
(Related: Food, Love, Cats, Labor)

"If you have good food, people will come to your restaurant."
- Mickey Gilley
(Related: Food, People, Will)

"The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply."
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman
(Related: Food)

"People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food."
- Dorothy Gilman
(Related: Food, Dreams, People)

"President Obama is the most successful food stamp president in American history. I would like to be the most successful paycheck president in American history."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Food, History, Successful, American, President)

"We're taking up some science experiments, some crystal growth things, we have a refrigerator that carries up some samples, new samples that go into the station, we bring the old ones home; we have a lot of clothing, we have a lot of food-U.S. and Russian food."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Food, Science, Home, Growth, Old)

"Anorexia, you starve yourself. Bulimia, you binge and purge. You eat huge amounts of food until you're sick and then you throw up. And anorexia, you just deny yourself. It's about control."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Food, Control)

"There is such a thing as food and such a thing as poison. But the damage done by those who pass off poison as food is far less than that done by those who generation after generation convince people that food is poison."
- Paul Goodman
(Related: Food, People, Poison)

"As farmers or owners, the poor peasants possess a piece of land. The excellent means of transport enables them often to sell their goods. At the very worst they can mostly provide their own food."
- Herman Gorter
(Related: Food, Land, Poor)

"Islands are known to differ in the food supply available to ground finches, mainly seeds."
- Peter R. Grant
(Related: Food, Islands)

"I love Caribbean food. It's a great melting pot of so many cultures including the Native Americans."
- Bob Greene
(Related: Love, Food, Americans, Native Americans)

"Food is my thing, I do not smoke or drink, so food is my vice."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Food, Vice)

"No, I love Montreal... I think I love Montreal more than Montreal loves me... I love the food there."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Food, Love)

"Also we will be carrying food and clothes for the Expedition Two crew. And as well as spare parts for the EVA that will be conducted from the station in the following months."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Food, Clothes, Months, Will)

"I love food and I love everything involved with food. I love the fun of it. I love restaurants. I love cooking, although I don't cook very much. I love kitchens."
- Alma Guillermoprieto
(Related: Food, Love, Cooking, Fun, Restaurants)

"Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Food, Love, Career, Guilt, Mothers)

"When you're starting out as an actor, there isn't much food around. I was lucky to have a hit pretty early on. I didn't starve too long."
- Steve Guttenberg
(Related: Food, Actor, Pretty)

"The foodstuff, carbohydrate, is essentially a packet of hydrogen, a hydrogen supplier, a hydrogen donor, and the main event during its combustion is the splitting off of hydrogen."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
"I was well warned about English food, so it did not surprise me, but I do wonder sometimes, how they ever manage to prise it up long enough to get a plate under it."
- Margaret Halsey
(Related: Food, English, Wonder)

"From the first I became convinced that what I must look for was lead dust and lead fumes, that men were poisoned by breathing poisoned air, not by handling their food with unwashed hands."
- Alice Hamilton
(Related: Food, Men, First)

"Food might be more immediately important than history but if you don't understand what's been done to you - by your own people and the so-called "they" - you can never get around it."
- Henry Hampton
(Related: Food, History, People)

"With all of the holiday cheer in the air, it's easy to overlook the ingredients in the foods. Ingredients such as salt, sugar, and fat - all of which leads to diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, strokes, heart disease, and cancer."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Heart, Blood, Cancer, Disease, Holiday, Pressure)

"That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much of my own food as possible."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Food, Goal)

"You know how you wake up in the morning and sometimes you look gorgeous and other times you look like you got hit by a mack truck? I realized that my mack truck is food. If I have no sugar, yeast or wine, I have no undereye bags and my skin is perfect."
- Mariska Hargitay
(Related: Food, Skin, Wine)

"You don't have to live in the country and grow your own food to be green."
- Shalom Harlow
(Related: Food, Country)

"Pigs eat grass if they are very hungry, but they can't use it as a regular source of food."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Food)

"Unfortunately, the food industry has not yet faced this situation and begun taking measures to avoid exploiting our weakness for not knowing when we have had enough."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Food, Weakness)

"When a woman gives birth to a child, the child needs to be able to digest the mother's milk; but when this child is old enough to begin to eat other foods, there is some switching off of this ability to consume milk."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Mother, Ability, Needs, Old, Woman)

"I don't know of any cases where as a result of religious precepts a population have found themselves enjoying less food than they would have if they didn't follow this particular religion."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Food, Religion, Population, Religious, Result)

"Like most North Americans, I'd been raised on the notion that milk is the first food, and everybody must like it because it's so good and so important for growing up and for being healthy."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Food, Americans, Being, First, Growing up)

"Food, like sex, is one of the principal kinds of human activity that engage people when they wonder about how to account for different kinds of human behaviour."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Food, Sex, People, Wonder)

"I used to get criticized for putting food in novels."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: Food)

"Next to fried foods, the South has suffered most from oratory."
- Brooks Hays
(Related: Oratory)

"Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Food, Conversation, Wit)

"Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs."
- Martin Heidegger
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Bombs, Countries, Famine, Now, Production)

"There is no way that writers can be tamed and rendered civilized or even cured. The only solution known to science is to provide the patient with an isolation room, where he can endure the acute stages in private and where food can be poked in to him with a stick."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Food, Science, Isolation, Solution, Writers)

"For me, first, it's finding quiet in my life - and I do that through yoga and meditation. It's also been a matter of changing the way I eat, because I think what we eat can inform who we are; food is a chemical and a drug to a certain extent."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Food, Life, First, Meditation, Quiet, Yoga)

"The impetus behind going to graduate school was a year after graduating from college spent in Dallas working at the dog food factory and Bank America and not having met success in my chosen field, which at that point was being an actress."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Food, Success, America, Being, College, School)

"We tend to connect bad food and bad habits with romance and sex."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Food, Sex, Romance, Habits)

"Research has shown that even small amounts of processed food alter the chemical balance in our brain and cause negative mood swings along with noticeable dips ill energy."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Food, Negative, Balance, Cause, Energy, Research)

"I always say centered food equals centered behavior."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Food, Behavior)

"Foods high in bad fats, sugar and chemicals are directly linked to many negative emotions, whereas whole, natural foods rich in nutrients - foods such as fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes - contribute to greater energy and positive emotions."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Negative, Positive, Emotions, Energy)

"Healthful whole foods improve our brain function as well."
- Marilu Henner
"I left General Magic in 1996 to become an Internet hobbyist - got a T-1 line to my house. At one point I had all four food banks of the Bay Area hosted from this house here."
- Andy Hertzfeld
(Related: Food, Banks, Internet, Magic)

"I do love Italian food. Any kind of pasta or pizza. My new pig out food is Indian food. I eat Indian food like three times a week. It's so good."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Food, Love)

"Food is your body's fuel. Without fuel, your body wants to shut down."
- Ken Hill
(Related: Food, Body)

"We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Food, Care, Environment, Importance)

"God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest."
- J. G. Holland
(Related: God, Food)

"We can no more do without spirituality than we can do without food, shelter, or clothing."
- Ernest Holmes
(Related: Food, Spirituality)

"They went into stores to get food to stay alive. Looting isn't the right word. I call it survival."
- Russel Honore
(Related: Food, Survival, Right, Word)

"If food were free, why work?"
- Douglas Horton
(Related: Food, Work)

"The high food value of field beans and the shortage of supply due to the light yields of 1915 and 1916 render them of great importance in the regions to which they are adapted."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Importance, Light, Value)

"In the southern half of the country perhaps no crop has larger possibilities for quick increase of production of food for both men and animals than the sweet potato."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Men, Animals, Country, Possibilities, Production, Quick)

"It is obvious that the greatest and most important service that is required of our agriculture under existing conditions is an enlarged production of the staple food crops."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Obvious, Production, Service)

"Rice at present prices provides more food for the money than most of the other cereals."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Money, Present)

"The ease with which barley may be substituted directly for wheat in human food and its usefulness to replace wheat milling by-products as feed in the production of the milk supply render its abundant production important."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, May, Production, Usefulness)

"The importance to the nation of a generously adequate food supply for the coming year cannot be overemphasized, in view of the economic problems which may arise as a result of the entrance of the United States into the war."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, War, Importance, May, Nation, Problems, Result, states, United)

"The usefulness of cow-peas and soy-beans as human food has been recognized only recently in this country."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Country, Usefulness)

"The value of the beans for oil production, as well as for human food, has become recognized so quickly and so generally during the past year that the crop has acquired a commercial standing far in excess of its previous status."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Excess, Oil, Past, Production, Value)

"The duty of the individual farmer, at this time, is to increase his production, particularly of food crops."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Time, Duty, Production)

"Corn is the leading food and feed crop of the United States in geographic range of production, acreage, and quantity of product. The vital importance of a large acreage of this crop, properly cared for, therefore, is obvious."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Importance, Leading, Obvious, Production, Quantity, states, United)

"I maintain that the existing corn laws are bad, because they have given a monopoly of food to the landed interest over every other class and over every other interest in the kingdom."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: Food, Class, Interest, Laws)

"In Great Britain the price of food is at a higher level than in any other country, and consequently, the British artisan labours at a disadvantage in proportion to the higher rate of his food."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: Food, Country)

"Our people are unemployed and anxious to work for the food which foreigners can give us."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: Food, Work, People, Foreigners)

"We ought, therefore, to lessen the price of food to our manufacturers, and place them more on a level with the manufacturers who have cheaper food, and also much lighter taxation."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: Food, Taxation)

"Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases, new hires qualify for food stamps."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Food)

"You walk off the plane in Rio, and your blood temperature goes up. The feel of the wind on your face, the water on your skin, the taste of the food, the music, the sexuality; Brazilians are very comfortable in their sexuality."
- Amy Irving
(Related: Food, Music, Blood, Sexuality, Skin, Taste, Water, Wind)

"All artists are people of growth. It's like food, you take the good and leave the rest."
- Andrew Jack
(Related: Food, People, Growth, Artists, Rest)

"If you have a busy natural foods store in your community, give their bulk cornmeal a try: high turnover means the product will most likely be fresh. And if the cornmeal is organic, all the better."
- Jeremy Jackson
(Related: Community, Will)

"I fed them every day. So it was a papa that kept food on the table for them. I did that. I did my part."
- Joseph Jackson
(Related: Food, Day)

"The standardization of world culture, with local popular or traditional forms driven out or dumbed down to make way for American television, American music, food, clothes and films, has been seen by many as the very heart of globalization."
- Fredric Jameson
(Related: Food, Music, Heart, American, Clothes, Culture, Globalization, Popular, Television, World)

"When I was 19, I made my first good week's pay as a club musician. It was enough money for me to quit my job at the factory and still pay the rent and buy some food. I freaked."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Money, Food, First, Job)

"Most people are satisfied with the junk food being sold as music."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Food, Music, People, Being)

"This president has said this has to be a priority for our nation, protecting our food supply from terrorist acts, so he continues to provide the funding that is necessary."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Food, Nation, President)

"We're going to do everything possible to make sure that food safety is always paramount, and that we work with the industry as aggressively as we can to make sure that we're paying attention to the food-safety issues."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Food, Work, Attention, Safety)

"Food safety involves everybody in the food chain."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Food, Safety)

"I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians."
- Elton John
(Related: Love, Food, History, Life, People)

"No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned... a man in a jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Food, Being, Chance, Company, Man, Will)

"Anybody who finds it easy to make money on the horses is probably in the dog food business."
- Franklin P. Jones
(Related: Business, Food, Money, Horses)

"I can get whatever I want to eat and when you, you know, you forget to eat you sometimes pick up fast food."
- Star Jones
(Related: Food, Forget, Want)

"So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Food, Time, Being, Questions)

"We'd go out in Larry's hippie van and drive out all around Dallas. He loved Chinese food, he'd go in and say. Remember me Major Nelson, me and my friends here are making this show called Dallas, have you got a table for us? It would work every time."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Time, Work, Food, Friends)

"Then you get to be involved with all the people, meet all the beautiful girls, get all the good food, get ready and locked in before all the crowds hit."
- Paul Kantner
(Related: Food, People, Crowds, Girls)

"One can hardly be Indian and not know that almost every accent, which hand you eat your food with, has some deeper symbolic truth, reality."
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Food, Truth, Reality)

"America is becoming more and more dependent upon imports from foreign manufacturers than we are exports from our country in all fields: in appliances, in clothing, even food. This year America may become for the first time in its history a net food importer."
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: Food, History, Time, America, Country, First, May)

"The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose."
- Garrison Keillor
(Related: Food, Brother, Childhood)

"Now the restaurants have begun to catch up with the wine-making; there are numerous great restaurants in Napa Valley, and it's wonderful because the people are there for just that: great food and great wine."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Food, People, Now, Restaurants, Wine)

"Hopefully, imparting what's important to me, respect for the food and that information about the purveyors, people will realize that for a restaurant to be good, so many pieces have to come together."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Food, People, Information, Respect, Will)

"But once in a while you might see me at In and Out Burger; they make the best fast food hamburgers around."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Food)

"Food should be fun."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Food, Fun)

"A dead cow or sheep lying in a pasture is recognized as carrion. The same sort of a carcass dressed and hung up in a butcher's stall passes as food."
- John Harvey Kellogg
(Related: Food, Lying, Sheep)

"The deepest need of men is not food and clothing and shelter, important as they are. It is God."
- Thomas R. Kelly
(Related: Food, Men, God)

"All my jobs have been with food in one way or another since 1948. My parents were in the hotel business, and I just loved the warm hearted people who worked so hard with such good humor."
- Graham Kerr
(Related: Food, Humor, Business, People, Jobs, Parents)

"I don't enjoy good food. I don't enjoy flashy cars. I don't care if I live in a dump. I don't enjoy good clothes. This is the best I've dressed in months."
- Jack Kevorkian
(Related: Food, Care, Clothes, Months)

"Well, sometimes if I go out to dinner with my family, people will come up to me and put their hand across my plate for me to shake, sometimes when I have a bite of food in my mouth. I find this a bit disturbing."
- Abdul Qadeer Khan
(Related: Food, Family, People, Will)

"Don't you have a machine that puts food into the mouth and pushes it down?"
- Nikita Khrushchev
(Related: Food, Machine)

"Nothing to do but work, Nothing to eat but food, Nothing to wear out but clothes, To keep one from going nude."
- Benjamin Franklin King
(Related: Food, Work, Clothes, Nothing)

"I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink."
- Klaus Kinski
(Related: Food, Dream, Hunger, Wishes)

"Money is kind of a base subject. Like water, food, air and housing, it affects everything yet for some reason the world of academics thinks it's a subject below their social standing."
- Robert Kiyosaki
(Related: Money, Food, Reason, Water, World)

"The truly powerful feed ideology to the masses like fast food while they dine on the most rarified delicacy of all: impunity."
- Naomi Klein
(Related: Food, Ideology)

"Although even when I am being idle I have plenty of food for thought both early and late - thoughts both about and not about art."
- Gustav Klimt
(Related: Art, Food, Thought, Thoughts, Being)

"Food fighters in Japan think of themselves as athletes. They have a higher recognition of the game and are constantly thinking about records. I probably won't continue for long because it puts pressure on the body. But I am at the age where I can perform my best."
- Takeru Kobayashi
(Related: Age, Food, Athletes, Body, Pressure, Thinking)

"People think that if you have a huge appetite, then you'll be better at it. But actually, it's how you confront the food that is brought to you. You have to be mentally and psychologically prepared."
- Takeru Kobayashi
(Related: Food, People, Appetite)

"The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth - something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food - just watch it, don't eat it."
- Edward Koch
(Related: Food, Weight)

"Yes, we are all different. Different customs, different foods, different mannerisms, different languages, but not so different that we cannot get along with one another. If we will disagree without being disagreeable."
- J. Martin Kohe
(Related: Being, Will)

"More and more surveys in the US are indicating a change in values taking place among consumers, who become more concerned about quality of life, food, health and the environment."
- David Korten
(Related: Change, Health, Food, Life, Quality, Values, Environment)

"The world spends $40 billion a year on pet food."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Food, Pet, World)

"Just a little help, a small security force, a bit of food, can save lives."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Food, Force, Help, Security)

"We provide food that customers love, day after day after day. People just want more of it."
- Ray Kroc
(Related: Food, Love, People, Day, Want)

"If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Beauty, Food, Earth, End, Joy, Will)

"Monks will have three begging bowls for their food: one for water, one for liquid food, one for dry food."
- Satish Kumar
(Related: Food, Water, Will)

"That was my childhood. I grew up with the monks, studying Sanskrit and meditating for hours in the morning and hours in the evening, and going once a day to beg for food."
- Satish Kumar
(Related: Food, Childhood, Day, Evening)

"First I would probably place men at the bottom of the food chain. On a grander scale, I would say they're reacting to change. Feminism has got to be part of that."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: Food, Men, Change, Feminism, First)

"It's a funny thing about me. I don't have any interest in food most of the time now, although when I was a kid I was always hungry."
- Alan Ladd
(Related: Food, Funny, Time, Interest, Now)

"If somebody has a chance to put my food in their mouth, that tells the story."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Food, Chance)

"I've always done food that can work in a set time frame. The message I'm trying to get across is, it doesn't have to take three days to do this. With planning, you can do a lot and really have quality food every day."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Food, Time, Work, Quality, Day, Planning, Trying)

"I guess I feel that I was following my instincts, and at the same time being guided by the best. I became totally intrigued with Louisiana - the people, the food. It is a part of my life. Everything that has happened for me since moving here has just been icing on the cake."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Time, Food, Life, People, Being)

"I came here because the city has a tradition and is a very respected food city."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Food, Tradition)

"I'm working harder than ever now, and I'm putting on my pants the same as I always have. I just get up every day and try to do a little better than the day before, and that is to run a great restaurant with great food, great wine, and great service. That's my philosophy."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Food, Day, Now, Philosophy, Service, Wine)

"You know, for 300 years it's been kind of the same. There are restaurants in New Orleans that the menu hasn't changed in 125 years, so how is one going to change or evolve the food?"
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Change, Food, Restaurants, Years)

"Those other 10 o'clock shows that come on, all you get from them is headaches and nightmares when you go to bed! At least we give you food, know what I mean?"
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Food)

"My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better at night if I can improve an individual's knowledge about food and wine, and do it on a daily basis."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Food, Knowledge, Day, Night, Philosophy, Sleep, Wine)

"Music is one of those things that is constantly going in my head all the time. It's sort of like the evolution and creation of doing food, or my philosophy about wine. It's always beating in my head, so it keeps the spirit moving."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Music, Food, Time, Creation, Evolution, Philosophy, Spirit, Wine)

"Neither does man have gills for living in a water environment; yet it is not sinful to explore the depths of the oceans in search of food or other blessings."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Food, Blessings, Environment, Living, Man, Oceans, Water)

"Each of us needs something - food, liquor, pot, whatever - to help us survive. Dracula needs blood."
- Frank Langella
(Related: Food, Blood, Help, Liquor, Needs)

"As a consequence while we had a roof over our heads, food on the table, and clothes to wear to school we were constantly conscious of being of modest means."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Food, Being, Clothes, School)

"At one point I had to shove as much food in my body as possible to pack on calories. My trainer wanted me to do six meals a day and not go two hours without eating. If I would cheat on eating one day, I could tell - I'd drop a few pounds."
- Taylor Lautner
(Related: Food, Body, Day, Eating)

"I was eating bad stuff. Lots of sugar and carbs, junk food all the time. It makes you very irritated."
- Avril Lavigne
(Related: Food, Time, Eating)

"In England and America people tend to graze all day long, but I think it's such a waste to be constantly picking at food because you then can't enjoy a proper full meal when the time comes."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Food, Time, People, America, Day, England, Waste)

"We use competitive markets to arrange for delivery of our food supply."
- Kenneth Lay
(Related: Food)

"Today, there are also buyers and sellers of all these energy commodities, just like there are buyers and sellers of food commodities and many other commodities."
- Kenneth Lay
(Related: Food, Energy, Today)

"Men do not have to cook their food; they do so for symbolic reasons to show they are men and not beasts."
- Edmund Leach
(Related: Men, Food)

"Whoever would have guessed that in the land of cheap sausages and mashed potatoes there could be such a change which would actually bring the French from Paris every weekend to invade Britain en masse to eat great food and drink great wine."
- Robin Leach
(Related: Change, Food, Land, Paris, Weekend, Wine)

"In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine."
- Robin Leach
(Related: Food, Life, Work, Italy, Wine)

"Don't make jokes about food."
- David Lean
(Related: Food, Jokes)

"Food is an important part of a balanced diet."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Diet, Food)

"If you're going to America, bring your own food."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Food, America)

"When you get to fifty-two food becomes more important than sex."
- Tom Lehrer
(Related: Food, Sex)

"I used to hang out by the food table at parties because you don't have to talk to anybody. If you do then you can talk about the food."
- Jennifer Jason Leigh
(Related: Food, Talk)

"More than any other in Western Europe, Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people."
- Joseph Lelyveld
(Related: Food, People, Country, Europe)

"I don't try to match wine with food, I just drink what I like. And I think a lot of people are going towards that now, which never used to be in the past."
- Mario Lemieux
(Related: Food, People, Now, Past, Wine)

"We sing a little song before we eat, a little blessing before we eat, and it's really - we're thanking the Lord and the Earth for the food that we eat, and it really brings you together in a profound kind of way."
- Phil Lesh
(Related: Food, Earth, Song)

"I was an organizer in the Food, Agricultural and Tobacco Workers Union down in North Carolina."
- Al Lewis
(Related: Food, Workers)

"An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed."
- A. J. Liebling
(Related: Food, American, Blind, Leading, Teaching)

"It makes me so angry - there's enough food in the world but people are starving. It's all political."
- Judith Light
(Related: Food, People, World)

"Many Americans are unaware that we still have a large population of working families, elderly, and children who rely on emergency food pantries, shelters, and other resources to meet their nutritional needs."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: Food, Americans, Children, Elderly, Needs, Population)

"The UN Commission on Human Rights, whose membership in recent years has included countries - such as Libya and Sudan - which have deplorable human rights records, and the recent Oil-for-Food scandal, are just a few examples of why reform is so imperative."
- John Linder
(Related: Countries, Rights, Human rights, Oil, Reform, Scandal, Years)

"Not like Chinese food, where you eat it and then you feel hungry an hour later."
- Ray Liotta
(Related: Food)

"My quest these days is to find my long lost inner child, but I'm afraid if I do, I'll end up with food in my hair and way too in love with the cats."
- Kenny Loggins
(Related: Food, Love, Cats, End, Hair, Quest)

"There are no golden geese. There are only fat geese eating the food that could nourish more athletic opportunities for women."
- Donna A. Lopiano
(Related: Food, Women, Eating, Geese)

"If we gave up eating beef we would have roughly 20 to 30 times more land for food than we have now."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Food, Eating, Land, Now)

"What is food to one man is bitter poison to others."
- Lucretius
(Related: Food, Man, Poison)

"I don't have a dime left. I am dependent on my friends for food and a small old-age pension."
- Bela Lugosi
(Related: Food, Friends, Old)

"Food was a constant topic of conversation in our household."
- Paul Lynde
(Related: Food, Conversation)

"Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty."
- Alice Foote MacDougall
(Related: Food, Life, Hardship, Pain, Poverty, Privacy, Spiritual)

"The class of citizens who provide at once their own food and their own raiment, may be viewed as the most truly independent and happy."
- James Madison
(Related: Food, Class, May)

"I do not know that any writer has supposed that on this earth man will ultimately be able to live without food."
- Thomas Malthus
(Related: Food, Earth, Man, Will, Writer)

"We have reduced sales tax on food. Now we want it eliminated."
- Joe Manchin
(Related: Food, Tax, Now, Sales, Want)

"I eat whatever I want, junk food included."
- Vanessa Marcil
(Related: Food, Want)

"The one thing that I'm in charge of in this wedding is the food."
- Rob Mariano
(Related: Food, Wedding)

"The music I do is food... that will be your dinner."
- Ziggy Marley
(Related: Music, Food, Will)

"With Jack Abramoff under indictment, a number of readers have suggested that now he might flip and try to offer the feds some figures higher up the food-chain."
- Joshua Micah Marshall
(Related: Food, Now)

"There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn't take money. It doesn't take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be, everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: Food, Money, People, Control, Being, Importance, May, Needs, Passion, Self)

"I grew up on food stamps. I come from a very humble background. And I've had many friends that have been destitute - you know, running into trouble - and places like The Midnight Mission have given them hope and have fed them and gotten them back on the right path."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: Food, Hope, Friends, Midnight, Mission, Right, Running, Trouble)

"As a matter of fact, I've been to Italy many times before I met my husband, which he can't even imagine that I could possibly know anything about Italian food. But, you know, Italian food's really basic, and there's so many different variations on it that what my husband did is he broke it down for me."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: Food, HusbFact, Italy)

"What I used to do between writing fits was feed my kids, ride my horse and go shopping for cat and dog food."
- Anne McCaffrey
(Related: Food, Kids, Writing)

"On this National Agriculture Day, when we all should be taking time to thank and pay tribute to America's farmers, ranchers and their families who produce the food for our tables, we are finding those same people in dire need of our help and support."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Food, Time, People, Agriculture, America, Day, Help, Support, Tribute)

"I had no accomplishments except surviving. But that isn't enough in the community where I came from, because everybody was doing it. So I wasn't prepared for America, where everybody is glowing with good teeth and good clothes and food."
- Frank McCourt
(Related: Food, Accomplishments, America, Clothes, Community)

"A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Food, Country, Question, Taste)

"Many people in the world today are not starving because there is an inherent inability to produce food, they are starving because they are caught in the middle of political fights and blockades that have been used as weapons."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Food, People, Today, Weapons, World)

"Because of technological limits, there is a certain amount of food that we can produce per acre. If we were to have intensive greenhouse agriculture, we could have much higher production."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Limits, Production)

"Food is available, but it cannot be shipped into an area, so the people in that area suffer the consequences."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Food, People, Consequences)

"If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home."
- James A. Michener
(Related: Home, Religion, Food, People, Fear)

"On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners."
- George Mikes
(Related: Food, People, England, Manners)

"The disparity between a restaurant's price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill."
- Bryan Miller
(Related: Food, Quality)

"The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you're hungry again."
- George Miller
(Related: Food, Eating, Trouble)

"No man's brain is so dull, and no man's eye so blind, that they cannot catch food for dreams."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Dreams, Food, Blind, Eye, Man)

"Even though I grew up as a Sephardic Jew in Brooklyn where we ate Syrian food and went to temple, it was still America."
- Isaac Mizrahi
(Related: Food, Temple, America)

"Most of my life I was occupied with American television and American food. My ethnicity was my choice. It still is."
- Isaac Mizrahi
(Related: Life, Food, American, Choice, Television)

"If you ever want to eat a tuna sandwich again, don't go to a tuna factory. I visited one where they had two lines: one was the human food line and one was the cat food line - and they didn't look any different."
- Mark Mobius
(Related: Food, Want)

"I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook."
- Robert Mondavi
(Related: Food, Mother, Being, Wine)

"Even more importantly, it's wine, food and the arts. Incorporating those three enhances the quality of life."
- Robert Mondavi
(Related: Food, Life, Quality, Wine)

"I always knew the importance of it, since I was three or four years old my mother used to feed me wine and water. I grew up with wine as liquid food."
- Robert Mondavi
(Related: Food, Mother, Importance, Old, Water, Wine, Years)

"If you go back to the Greeks and Romans, they talk about all three - wine, food, and art - as a way of enhancing life."
- Robert Mondavi
(Related: Art, Life, Food, Talk, Wine)

"I want to make wines that harmonize with food - wines that almost hug your tongue with gentleness."
- Robert Mondavi
(Related: Food, Tongue, Want)

"A human being has been given an intellect to make choices, and we know there are other food sources that do not require the killing of a creature that would protest being killed."
- Mary Tyler Moore
(Related: Food, Being, Choices, Intellect, Killing, Protest)

"Well, there are certain foods that I prefer not to eat because they're just such a jolt to the system."
- Mary Tyler Moore
"You've got all these books on self help, getting to know yourself, doing the right thing, eating the so-called right foods, even down to what books you have on your shelves. People are encouraged to look to themselves first as opposed to being a part of society."
- Samantha Morton
(Related: Society, People, Being, Books, Eating, First, Help, Right, Self)

"My friends gave me the first songs which was the first food in my soul for me."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Food, Soul, First, Friends, Songs)

"We are not hungry... Why foist this food upon us? We don't want to be choked. We have enough."
- Robert Mugabe
(Related: Food, Want)

"Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Food, Travel)

"Simply because my people are hungry, that is no justification to give them poison, to give them genetically modified food that is intrinsically dangerous to their health."
- Levy Mwanawsa
(Related: Food, Health, People, Justification, Poison)

"It takes four months to ship food aid and 40 percent of the cost is in the shipping. People cannot eat shipping costs. We have had people die when there are surpluses in the markets."
- Andrew Natsios
(Related: Food, People, Months)

"Language is like songs, like food, like dance-it is the expression of what we think."
- Holly Near
(Related: Food, Dance, Expression, Language, Songs)

"In recent years personal injury attorneys and trial lawyers have attacked the food industry with numerous lawsuits alleging that these businesses should pay monetary damages to those who, of their own accord, consume too much of a legal, safe product."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Food, Legal, Injury, Lawyers, Years)

"Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Love, Power, Food, Health, Men, Desire, Entertainment, Necessity, Will)

"Now, there is always a tremendous fear of science and progressing forward into areas of the unknown and it is a valid fear. Some of the genetic alterations of food are a little edgy."
- Nick Nolte
(Related: Food, Science, Fear, Now)

"I did what I did not to make money but to help prevent the defeat of a new system which had, at great cost, given ordinary people food and fares which they could afford, a good education and a health service."
- Melita Norwood
(Related: Education, Food, Health, Money, People, Defeat, Help, Service)

"My idea of fast food is a mallard."
- Ted Nugent
(Related: Food, Idea)

"Mankind: A quality of life upgrade is available to each and every one of you. It should give you a quality of life upgrade, which means no drugs, no alcohol, no fast food - unless, of course, it's a mallard."
- Ted Nugent
(Related: Food, Life, Quality, Alcohol, Drugs)

"If food is poetry, is not poetry also food?"
- Joyce Carol Oates
(Related: Food, Poetry)

"And let's be clear: It's not enough just to limit ads for foods that aren't healthy. It's also going to be critical to increase marketing for foods that are healthy."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Marketing)

"They are the video equivalent of junk food."
- John J. O'Connor
(Related: Food)

"And on a Canadian set, everybody is equal. You get paid the same. You live together in barracks. You have a communal kitchen. You buy and cook your own food."
- Sandra Oh
(Related: Food, Kitchen)

"All I ever wanted to do was to make food accessible to everyone; to show that you can make mistakes - I do all the time - but it doesn't matter."
- Jamie Oliver
(Related: Food, Time, Mistakes)

"What I've enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn - I love it!"
- Jamie Oliver
(Related: Food, Love, People, Ideas, Interest, Meeting, Sharing)

"Australia is so cool that it's hard to even know where to start describing it. The beaches are beautiful; so is the weather. Not too crowded. Great food, great music, really nice people. It must be a lot like Los Angeles was many years ago."
- Mary-Kate Olsen
(Related: Food, Music, People, Weather, Years)

"It is not an exaggeration to say that play is as basic to your child's total development as good food, cleanliness, and rest."
- Joanne E. Oppenheim
(Related: Food, Development, Cleanliness, Exaggeration, Play, Rest)

"Older people shouldn't eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get."
- Robert Orben
(Related: Health, Food, People)

"I do not like onions. It's so funny because I am probably one of the least picky eaters ever. Pretty much any type of new food, I'll try it, I'll eat it. But onions, and pork. Pork and onions."
- Stacie Orrico
(Related: Funny, Food, Pretty)

"We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun."
- George Orwell
(Related: Food, Machine, May)

"You have to find a balance with food in your life - you can't take out food. It can be absolutely terrifying."
- Carre Otis
(Related: Food, Life, Balance)

"Part of treatment for drugs and alcohol is you abstain from these, but with eating disorders you can't abstain from food so the treatment is longer than drugs and alcohol."
- Carre Otis
(Related: Food, Alcohol, Drugs, Eating, Treatment)

"Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction."
- John Owen
(Related: Food, Destruction, Exercise, Man, May, Poison, Temptation)

"Avoid fried foods, which angry up the blood."
- Satchel Paige
(Related: Blood)

"I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller."
- Michael Palin
(Related: Love, Art, Food, Artist)

"The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite."
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.
(Related: Food, Appetite, Writing)

"My weaknesses have always been food and men - in that order."
- Dolly Parton
(Related: Food, Men, Order)

"We waited until we perfected the dog food, and then we worked on the cat food. Even though it's not going through the roof the way the dog food is, I think it will catch on eventually."
- Dick Van Patten
(Related: Food, Will)

"We donate a lot of food to rescue organizations."
- Dick Van Patten
(Related: Food)

"People don't like to feed live mice and rats to their snakes. Now we have a regular meat food that they will eat. Ninety percent of the snakes will eat this food and love it."
- Dick Van Patten
(Related: Food, Love, People, Now, Will)

"It's more than just high quality food for the family table; it's growing the food in a way that does not harm the environment. That gives me emotional well-being that is important to me."
- Robert Patterson
(Related: Family, Food, Quality, Environment, Harm)

"If we as a society are willing to have a preference for organic food, the farmer can pass on the savings."
- Robert Patterson
(Related: Society, Food)

"I've always preferred food be on the blander side."
- Alexandra Paul
(Related: Food)

"Unless everyone grasps the importance of having only two children per couple, wars won't be over just oil anymore, they will be over water and food."
- Alexandra Paul
(Related: Food, Children, Importance, Oil, Water, Will)

"I don't always buy organic food. It is more expensive."
- Alexandra Paul
(Related: Food)

"Food simply isn't important to me."
- Alice Paul
(Related: Food)

"It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man's mouth water; also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Food, Appetite, Man, Sight, Water)

"From the described experiment it is clear that the mere act of eating, the food even not reaching the stomach, determines the stimulation of the gastric glands."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Food, Act, Eating)

"Edible substances evoke the secretion of thick, concentrated saliva. Why? The answer, obviously, is that this enables the mass of food to pass smoothly through the tube leading from the mouth into the stomach."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Food, Leading)

"Appetite, craving for food, is a constant and powerful stimulator of the gastric glands."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Food, Appetite)

"How large and varied is the educational bill of fare set before every young gentleman in Great Britain; and to judge by the mental stamina it affords him in most cases, what a waste of good food it is!"
- James Payn
(Related: Food, Gentleman, Waste)

"When it came to foods it was a guessing game."
- Tony Perez
"It's almost seems as though there's a battle going on between the public and all the fast-food establishments, and, believe me, I think it's very tasty food."
- Regis Philbin
(Related: Food, Battle, Public)

"Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling your life so full of meaningful things that you'll hardly have time to think about food."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Food, Life, Time)

"I don't eat junk foods and I don't think junk thoughts."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Thoughts)

"Woe to us if we get our satisfaction from the food in the kitchen and the TV in the den and the sex in the bedroom with an occasional tribute to the cement blocks in the basement!"
- John Piper
(Related: Food, Sex, Kitchen, Satisfaction, Tribute)

"Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food."
- Robert M. Pirsig
(Related: Food, Metaphysics)

"And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul."
- Plato
(Related: Food, Soul, Knowledge)

"Perhaps more than any other, the food industry is very sensitive to consumer demand."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food)

"When you go to the grocery store, you find that the cheapest calories are the ones that are going to make you the fattest - the added sugars and fats in processed foods."
- Michael Pollan
"At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food, Home)

"Corn is an efficient way to get energy calories off the land and soybeans are an efficient way of getting protein off the land, so we've designed a food system that produces a lot of cheap corn and soybeans resulting in a lot of cheap fast food."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food, Energy, Land)

"People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Environmental, Food, People)

"Fairness forces you - even when you're writing a piece highly critical of, say, genetically modified food, as I have done - to make sure you represent the other side as extensively and as accurately as you possibly can."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food, Writing)

"My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food, Money, Time, Work)

"High-quality food is better for your health."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food, Health)

"In addition to contributing to erosion, pollution, food poisoning, and the dead zone, corn requires huge amounts of fossil fuel - it takes a half gallon of fossil fuel to produce a bushel of corn."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food, Fossil fuel, Pollution, Zone)

"In corn, I think I've found the key to the American food chain. If you look at a fast-food meal, a McDonald's meal, virtually all the carbon in it - and what we eat is mostly carbon - comes from corn."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food, American, Key)

"Every major food company now has an organic division. There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Company, Now)

"I don't do yoga. I bite the hella outta my nails. I smoke, I eat all the wrong food, I don't exercise."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Food, Exercise, Wrong, Yoga)

"We had no electricity, no gas. Food was probably our greatest entertainment - the most fun thing that we could do was food."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food, Electricity, Entertainment, Fun)

"We trust something in a grocery store and assume it's good. We don't learn about the most precious thing in life-the food we put in our body. Educate yourself!"
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food, Trust, Life, Body)

"When I travel I normally eat club sandwiches or I bring my own food. When you go into a new town, it's very had to find a good place to eat."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Travel, Food)

"You don't need a silver fork to eat good food."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food)

"I wait for the next opportunity to have something to do with food. If I get rested, my mind just starts creating new dishes - click, click, click."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food, Opportunity, Mind)

"Cajun is country food by farmers and fisherman that arrived in Louisiana from Acadiana, Canada."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food, Canada, Country)

"Creole is New Orleans city food. Communities were created by the people who wanted to stay and not go back to Spain or France."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food, People, France, Spain)

"After failing four times and after working for other people and realizing that nobody paid attention to the food like they should have, we wanted to just pay attention to the food and service."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food, People, Attention, Service)

"I think the most wonderful thing in the world is another chef. I'm always excited about learning new things about food."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food, Learning, World)

"I'd like to have the first restaurant that can deliver incredible quality food to your table at your house at any time-right where you live."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food, Quality, Time, First)

"I opened my own restaurant when I was 17. I went broke, then traveled around the country, learning about different kinds of foods, had three other restaurants that went broke. It didn't all start just a few years ago!"
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Country, Learning, Restaurants, Years)

"In '71 or '72 I returned to New Orleans and stayed there. I started cooking Louisiana food. Of all the things I had cooked, it was the best-and it was my heritage."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food, Cooking)

"If you have acid in food, you need to sugar it. At a high temperature, the acids are changed to sugar."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food)

"Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite."
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian
(Related: Change, Food, Appetite, Variety)

"The trouble is that after nine years as a Jack of all trades and Master of the Dominican Order, I have no expertise on anything except airports and exotic foods."
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Related: Expertise, Order, Trouble, Years)

"The automatic stabilizer is unemployment insurance, food stamps, additional coverage of Medicaid."
- Franklin Raines
(Related: Food, Unemployment)

"I hid myself in food."
- Gordon Ramsay
(Related: Food)

"The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food."
- William Winwood Reade
(Related: Food, Habit, Curiosity, May, Spirit)

"You know, if I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough, I would be convinced we're in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we've got to do something about the unemployed."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Food, Medical, People, Attention)

"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Food, People, Country)

"Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Food, Health, Conscience, Hell, May, Taste)

"At the New York Athletic Club they serve amazing food. People go there, get healthy, and then eat themselves to death - which is, I suppose, the right way to do it."
- Oliver Reed
(Related: Death, Food, People, Right)

"You can't very well live in a castle while your kin is on the poor side of town and barely have enough food. Some want you to get to the top and rely on you making it for them, too."
- Martha Reeves
(Related: Food, Poor, Want)

"The facility of obtaining food is beneficial in two ways to the owners of capital, it at the same time raises profits and increases the amount of consumable commodities."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Food, Time)

"After all the fertile land in the immediate neighbourhood of the first settlers were cultivated, if capital and population increased, more food would be required, and it could only be procured from land not so advantageously situated."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Food, First, Land, Population)

"We can have technology, prosperity, nice homes and cars, but at the same time we must be conscious of what we are dumping into the water, the air and our food."
- Kevin Richardson
(Related: Food, Time, Technology, Prosperity, Water)

"Quantity in food is more to be regarded than quality. A full meal is a great enemy both to study and industry."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Food, Quality, Enemy, Quantity, Study)

"The food isn't too bad. It's very different from the food that the astronauts ate in the very early days of the space program."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Food, Space)

"Back in 1983, the United States government approved the release of the first genetically modified organism. In this case, it was a bacteria that prevents frost on food crops."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Food, Government, First, states, United)

"Europe will not accept genetically modified foods. It doesn't make any difference in the final analysis what Brussels does, what Washington does, or what the World Trade Organization does."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Difference, Europe, Trade, Washington, Will, World)

"We are already producing enough food to feed the world. We already have technology in place that allows us to produce more than we can find a market for."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Food, Technology, World)

"They're now turning those seeds into intellectual property, so they have a virtual lock on the seeds upon which we all depend for our food and survival."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Food, Survival, Now, Property)

"The public should know that the liability issues here have yet to be resolved, or even raised. If you're a farmer and you're growing a genetically engineering food crop, those genes are going to flow to the other farm."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Food, Engineering, Public)

"The interesting thing is, while we die of diseases of affluence from eating all these fatty meats, our poor brethren in the developing world die of diseases of poverty, because the land is not used now to grow food grain for their families."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Food, Eating, Land, Now, Poor, Poverty, World)

"The industry's not stupid. The industry knows that if those foods are labeled "genetically engineered," the public will shy away and won't take them."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Public, Will)

"The American public is not aware that there might be potential allergenic and toxic reactions. With regular food, at least people know which foods they have an allergy to."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Food, People, American, Potential, Public)

"Many of the genetically modified foods will be safe, I'm sure. Will most of them be safe? Nobody knows."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Will)

"In this country, the health concerns and the environmental concerns are as deep as in Europe. All the surveys show that. But here, we didn't have the cultural dimension. This is a fast-food culture."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Environmental, Health, Country, Culture, Deep, Europe)

"Music can also be a sensual pleasure, like eating food or sex. But its highest vibration for me is that point of taking us to a real understanding of something in our nature which we can very rarely get at. It is a spiritual state of oneness."
- Terry Riley
(Related: Food, Music, Nature, Sex, Eating, Oneness, Pleasure, Spiritual, State, Understanding)

"To see those babies with no food for three of four days, old people sitting in the hot sun, when you see these poor people, you cannot help but being compassionate or affected."
- Geraldo Rivera
(Related: Food, People, Babies, Being, Help, Old, Poor, Sun)

"Is Elizabeth Taylor fat? Her favorite food is seconds."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Food, Favorite)

"Humor is imperative, more important than food. You have a choice when someone dies. You can lie down or get back into life. Do something for someone else."
- Doris Roberts
(Related: Humor, Food, Life, Lie, Choice)

"Security for agriculture merits serious concern by not only the agricultural community but our nation as a whole. The risk to the U.S. food supply and overall economy is real."
- Pat Roberts
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Community, Concern, Economy, Nation, Risk, Security)

"I think the average citizen is going to see no less than a $1,500 or more increase in what it's going to cost for basic living next year,... Taking sales tax off food isn't going to take care of all of that, but I think it's a way that we can help."
- Ann Robinson
(Related: Food, Care, Tax, Help, Living, Sales)

"There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments."
- Chris Rock
(Related: Women, Food, Compliments, Water)

"Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Food, Awareness, Light, Mind, Understanding, Words)

"I don't like food that's too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I'd buy a painting."
- Andy Rooney
(Related: Food, Time, Cooking, Painting)

"Customers want good value, but they care more than ever how food and clothing products are made."
- Stuart Rose
(Related: Food, Care, Value, Want)

"I don't have any illusions that what we are doing is sticking the the bottle. I don't think that's what we are doing. We are trying to make sure that the genie has friends, has food to eat, a way to grow."
- Hilary Rosen
(Related: Food, Friends, Trying)

"Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman's punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Food, Consequences, Man, Punishment, Woman)

"The two things that could have been better is number one, to get major military force into the community almost immediately to make sure that there was law and order. Number two, we had enough helicopters to airlift food into the centers of population and those places."
- Warren Rudman
(Related: Food, Community, Force, Law, Military, Order, Population)

"Whoever eats anything at a wedding luncheon? They make the food out of papier mache. My salad had been used four or five times this week."
- Peter Ruric
(Related: Food, Wedding)

"The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Government, Food, People, Clothes, Duty, First)

"I believe in using words, not fists. I believe in my outrage knowing people are living in boxes on the street. I believe in honesty. I believe in a good time. I believe in good food. I believe in sex."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Food, Time, Sex, People, Honesty, Living, Words)

"Our budget works to reduce and eliminate the risk of attacks at our ports, rails, in the skies, our food supply and roads by allowing for increases in many of the programs and agencies to help protect these important areas of commerce and travel."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Food, Travel, Commerce, Help, Risk)

"I have always said there is only one thing that can bring our nation down - our dependence on foreign countries for food and energy. Agriculture is the backbone of our economy."
- John Salazar
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Countries, Dependence, Economy, Energy, Nation)

"Know why certain foods, such as truffles, are expensive. It's not because they taste best."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Taste)

"Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing to the eye and even more flavorful than before."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Food, Eye)

"What makes cookbooks interesting is to find out about the people and the culture that invented the food."
- Vincent Schiavelli
(Related: Food, People, Culture)

"Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Food, Delight, Despair, End, Murder, Revenge)

"Years down the line, I became a food stylist."
- Sally Schneider
(Related: Food, Years)

"Using lots of fresh foods, fruits and vegetables, helps to keep the menu buoyant - I don't know if that's the right word, but it keeps a balance of freshness and health."
- Sally Schneider
(Related: Health, Balance, Right, Word)

"I had all kinds of food issues, including health concerns and weight concerns."
- Sally Schneider
(Related: Food, Health, Weight)

"But all that being said about modulation, if you're serving people delicious food, they won't complain."
- Sally Schneider
(Related: Food, People, Being)

"Confit is the ultimate comfort food, and trendy or not, it is dazzling stuff."
- Sally Schneider
(Related: Food, Comfort)

"I also think it's very important to consider how the food will feel to the person eating it."
- Sally Schneider
(Related: Food, Eating, Will)

"So we got there at 6 a.m. We'd be shooting by 6:45. We wouldn't break for lunch, we'd just pass food around all day. And we would just rock and roll 'til 4, then Matty Libatique, our great cinematographer, would say, "Outta light, guys" - and that was it."
- Joel Schumacher
(Related: Food, Day, Light)

"For the most part this is a place to find down-to-earth advice on everyday cooking, eating, food shopping, cooking equipment, and nice things to put on your table."
- Arthur Schwartz
(Related: Food, Advice, Cooking, Eating)

"I'm a real food know-it-all."
- Arthur Schwartz
(Related: Food)

"We have by far the most expensive health system in the world. We spend 50 percent more per person than the next most costly nation. Americans spend more on health care than housing or food."
- Kathleen Sebelius
(Related: Food, Health, Americans, Care, Nation, World)

"I swear I want to be a food model."
- Amy Sedaris
(Related: Food, Want)

"People who shop in health food stores never look healthy."
- Amy Sedaris
(Related: Food, Health, People)

"Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food, love or exercise."
- Hans Selye
(Related: Love, Food, Exercise, Man, Stress)

"In a country with an overabundance of food, no one should go hungry because of a lack of funds or technical and professional knowledge. We have the food, and we have the networks; we now need to support the providers."
- Jose Serrano
(Related: Food, Knowledge, Country, Support)

"If music be the food of love, play on."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Food, Music, Love, Play)

"I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you're going. That's family values."
- Al Sharpton
(Related: Family, Food, Life, Mother, Values)

"There is no sincerer love than the love of food."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Food, Love)

"Oh, the tiger will love you. There is no sincerer love than the love of food."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Food, Love, Will)

"The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food."
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(Related: Food, Feelings, Misery)

"Obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty in life, is a monster for which the corruption of society forever brings forth new food, which it devours in secret."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Beauty, Society, Food, Life, Corruption)

"In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Food, Censure, Drama, Hatred, Order, Self)

"Penn State is a leader in food science."
- Don Sherwood
(Related: Food, Science, Leader, State)

"Of course, I also gave him the ineffable pleasures of pipe smoking. And no children, because when this character was created I did not yet have the four children I later had. I must add I also gave him a certain taste for food."
- Georges Simenon
(Related: Food, Character, Children, Smoking, Taste)

"They know they got the TV ad, they know they got the name recognition, they know that they can do a tie in with McDonald's or some fast food outlet and the money is just gonna flow in."
- Gene Siskel
(Related: Food, Money, Name)

"It was dog food. Beef livers with onions in a can. You open it up and it looks like vomit."
- Tom Sizemore
(Related: Food, Open)

"This is mainly because I spend a lot of time writing and so don't have much time to read; I hate to waste that time reading what may turn out to be junk food for the mind, when there's so much real writing to be read."
- John Sladek
(Related: Food, Time, Hate, May, Mind, Reading, Waste, Writing)

"Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed... I think food is, actually, very beautiful in itself."
- Delia Smith
(Related: Food, Eating)

"Although a food processor is not an absolutely essential piece of equipment, because you can certainly chop, grate, slice, knead and mix everything by hand, it does do all these things very quickly and efficiently and saves you time and energy."
- Delia Smith
(Related: Food, Time, Energy)

"Many people submit to excessive appetites without realizing that they do not need to eat so much food."
- Kate Smith
(Related: Food, People)

"We must oppose programs that would take food from the mouths of younger generations to buy prescription drugs for old people, and we must do it... for the children."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: Food, People, Children, Drugs, Generations, Old)

"Somewhere near you, somebody right now is trying to help the indigent and poor - providing food, shelter, clothing or simple kindness."
- Tony Snow
(Related: Food, Help, Kindness, Now, Poor, Right, Trying)

"The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes, foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two."
- Tony Snow
(Related: Business, Peace, Oil)

"On long haul flights I always drink loads and loads of water and eat light and healthy food."
- Lisa Snowdon
(Related: Food, Light, Water)

"I like to eat and I love the diversity of foods."
- David Soul
(Related: Love, Diversity)

"The food is absolutely atrocious, and parents have no idea. Parents are giving their kids three dollars and saying, 'Okay, see you later. Go off to school and have a good lunch.'"
- Morgan Spurlock
(Related: Food, Idea, Giving, Kids, Parents, Saying, School)

"I also like to eat very much, so I like all different types of foods."
- Peter Steele
"For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Food, Inferiority, First, May, World)

"I think it's important that people think about what they are doing and that includes what they are eating. I am 61 now and attitudes towards drinking and driving have changed radically since I was a student. People change their notion of what is responsible. They will increasingly ask about the carbon content of their food."
- Nicholas Stern
(Related: Change, Food, People, Content, Drinking, Driving, Eating, Now, Will)

"I've always liked Atlanta. And not just for the strip clubs, but the shopping and the food."
- Jon Stewart
(Related: Food)

"Russia will occupy most of the good food lands of central Europe while we have the industrial portions. We must find some way of persuading Russia to play ball."
- Henry L. Stimson
(Related: Food, Europe, Play, Russia, Will)

"My feeling is that labels are for canned food... I am what I am - and I know what I am."
- Michael Stipe
(Related: Food, Feeling)

"I've always felt that sexuality is a really slippery thing. In this day and age, it tends to get categorized and labeled, and I think labels are for food. Canned food."
- Michael Stipe
(Related: Food, Age, Day, Sexuality)

"As far as luxury goes, about the only thing I do is... I go first class all the way. I live on the road, so when I'm out there, I'm getting the nice hotel suite, I'm getting the luxury car, I'm eating the good food, and I make sure I take care of myself on the road."
- Trish Stratus
(Related: Car, Food, Care, Class, Eating, First, Luxury, Road)

"Caesar salad is one of my favourite lunch foods. You can shovel it in and talk at the same time."
- Janet Street-Porter
(Related: Time, Talk)

"Sometimes I've looked at a plate of food and wondered if it wouldn't look better as a hat."
- Janet Street-Porter
(Related: Food)

"I would like to have you quote me, Erich von Stroheim, as having said on this day of this month of this year this one thing: you Americans are living on baby food."
- Erich von Stroheim
(Related: Food, Americans, Baby, Day, Living)

"Preparing food is not just about yourself and others. It is about everything!"
- Shunryu Suzuki
(Related: Food)

"I became a fanatic about healthy food in 1944."
- Gloria Swanson
(Related: Food)

"I was not created to be occupied by eating delicious foods like tied up cattle."
- Ali ibn Abi Talib
(Related: Eating)

"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself."
- Tecumseh
(Related: Food, Life, Strength, Fault, Joy, Lies, Light, Living, Reason)

"I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything."
- Nikola Tesla
(Related: Food, Love, Success, Heart, Creation, Emotions, Forget, Friends, Man, Sleep)

"You define a good flight by negatives: you didn't get hijacked, you didn't crash, you didn't throw up, you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food. So you are grateful."
- Paul Theroux
(Related: Food)

"It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they'll keep coming back."
- Dave Thomas
(Related: Food, Value)

"If you don't want women to do whatever they need to do then you must provide them with food, you must provide them with shelter and their basic human rights."
- Emma Thompson
(Related: Women, Food, Rights, Human rights, Want)

"It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top."
- Hunter S. Thompson
(Related: Food, Civilization, Law, Right, Sea)

"One way to find food for thought is to use the fork in the road, the bifurcation that marks the place of emergence in which a new line of development begins to branch off."
- William Irwin Thompson
(Related: Food, Thought, Development, Road)

"I said to my friends that if I was going to starve, I might as well starve where the food is good."
- Virgil Thomson
(Related: Food, Friends)

"There is no reasoning, no process of inference or comparison; there is no thinking about things, no putting two and two together; there are no ideas - the animal does not think of the box or of the food or of the act he is to perform."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Food, Ideas, Act, Thinking)

"The most dangerous food is wedding cake."
- James Thurber
(Related: Food, Wedding)

"In later years, I craved foods that were almost always fattening."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Years)

"Where's my food? When is it coming? What did I order, anyway?"
- Lawrence Tierney
(Related: Food, Order)

"When we had the infamous mealtime scenes, food fights would inevitably develop."
- Charlene Tilton
(Related: Food)

"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world."
- J. R. R. Tolkien
(Related: Food, Gold, Song, World)

"A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite."
- Leo Tolstoy
(Related: Life, Food, Animals, Appetite, Killing, Man)

"To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it."
- Leo Tolstoy
(Related: Art, Food, Work, Men, People, Majority, Saying)

"The food was interesting. My background is Russian, so cheese and potatoes are my love. There was plenty of that. And fried cheese! It is really, really, really good. And really, really, really bad for you. It's like an artery on a plate."
- Michelle Trachtenberg
(Related: Food, Love)

"The food in such places is so tasteless because the members associate spices and garlic with just the sort of people they're trying to keep out."
- Calvin Trillin
(Related: Food, People, Trying)

"When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere."
- Calvin Trillin
(Related: Food, Policy, Kitchen, Preparation, Saying, Visit)

"Health food makes me sick."
- Calvin Trillin
(Related: Food, Health)

"One must know combinations, one must have a true knowledge of food to be in the moment."
- Charlie Trotter
(Related: Food, Knowledge)

"In both business and personal life, I've always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry."
- Ivanka Trump
(Related: Business, Design, Travel, Food, Life, World)

"Refrain at all times from such Foods as cannot be procured without violence and oppression."
- Thomas Tryon
(Related: Oppression, Violence)

"To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse."
- Barbara Tuchman
(Related: Food, Libraries)

"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
(Related: Food, Life, Success, Fight)

"Life excites me-just little, normal, everyday things. Getting out of bed. Getting dressed. Making food. I find it all exciting."
- Liv Tyler
(Related: Life, Food, Bed)

"If there is to be any hope of prosperity for this country it is by reversing that policy which made us simply the kitchen garden for supplying the British with cheap food."
- Eamon de Valera
(Related: Food, Policy, Hope, Country, Garden, Kitchen, Prosperity)

"Oh yes, after the war, and we were all starving - we had no proper food or anything - no proper shoes."
- Ninette de Valois
(Related: Food, War)

"The demand for beef in Canada remains strong because I think people in America, in North America, know that we have a very strong food safety system and that our food is safe to eat."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Food, People, America, Canada, Safety)

"We are doing everything we can to protect the food supply. And I can tell you that we're making decisions based upon sound science and good public policy, given the circumstances that we are now in."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Food, Science, Policy, Circumstances, Decisions, Now, Public, Public policy, Sound)

"I'm confident that we have measures in place. And the additional measures that we announced yesterday will be even more protective of our food supply in this country."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Food, Country, Will, Yesterday)

"I think it's important that, as a matter of course, the brain and spinal column were removed from this cow, and that would be the material that would cause concern in terms of human health. And therefore we're confident in the safety of the food supply."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Food, Health, Cause, Concern, Safety)

"I also believe that it's the right thing to do, to maintain strong consumer confidence in our food systems. And I believe that the consumer should have strong confidence in our food systems."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Food, Confidence, Right)

"Somewhere between 50 to 60 percent of the food you eat has been touched by immigrant hands, and it is fair to say some of them are not here as they should be here. But if you didn't have these folks, you would be spending a lot more - three, four or five times more - for food, or we would have to import food and have all the food security risks."
- Tom Vilsack
(Related: Food, Security)

"Poor, darling fellow - he died of food. He was killed by the dinner table."
- Diana Vreeland
(Related: Food, Poor)

"The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums."
- Peter De Vries
(Related: Food, Museums, Restaurants)

"Murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums."
- Peter De Vries
(Related: Food, Museums, Restaurants)

"The food in Europe is pretty disappointing. I like fried chicken. But other than that Europe is great."
- Donnie Wahlberg
(Related: Food, Europe, Pretty)

"For a couple of days after chemotherapy, food tastes really bland, even the best foods. I haven't been sick, but have been a little tired. I haven't lost any weight."
- Grete Waitz
(Related: Food, Weight)

"It's not good enough to give it tender, loving care, to supply it with breakfast foods, to buy it expensive educations. Those things don't mean anything unless this generation has a future. And we're not sure that it does."
- George Wald
(Related: Care, Future)

"In all works on Natural History, we constantly find details of the marvellous adaptation of animals to their food, their habits, and the localities in which they are found."
- Alfred Russel Wallace
(Related: Food, History, Animals, Habits)

"I feel good now. I've gained all my weight back after getting stoned for three weeks and not eating and not sleeping much. I've been coming by my mom's and eating food."
- Marc Wallice
(Related: Food, Mom, Eating, Now, Weight)

"There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others."
- J. Donald Walters
(Related: Food, Love, Appreciation, Kindness, Language, Nationality, Support)

"The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating."
- John Walters
(Related: Food, Eating, Talking)

"If I've got food and water, as long as I can exercise my mind and keep it nimble, then I'll be okay."
- Rob Walton
(Related: Food, Exercise, Mind, Water)

"I think things like food, the food of the south is sort of the common tie that binds us all, Black and White, the sense memories. It's a very particular part of the country."
- Sela Ward
(Related: Food, Country, Memories, Sense)

"About 20 per cent of the population believe themselves to have a food allergy and only about five per cent actually do."
- John Warner
(Related: Food, Population)

"I have seen that technology has contributed to improved communication, that it's contributed to better health care, that it's contributed to better food supplies, that it has contributed to all the basic human needs."
- John Warnock
(Related: Food, Health, Technology, Care, Communication, Needs)

"So, what's it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don't recommend it."
- Bill Watterson
(Related: Food, World)

"The less food, the more time to talk, the more to talk about."
- Damon Wayans
(Related: Time, Food, Talk)

"I think Australian food is probably some of the best in the world."
- Karrie Webb
(Related: Food, World)

"Get people back into the kitchen and combat the trend toward processed food and fast food."
- Andrew Weil
(Related: Food, People, Kitchen)

"It's all about who's where on the food chain. When I'm the story editor, I expect my writers to follow my vision. When I'm working for another editor, I'm obliged to follow their vision."
- Len Wein
(Related: Food, Vision, Writers)

"I moved to New York last year and I love it. It's a huge change and I've always wanted to spend time there. It's like a more intense London, and everything's up a few notches. The lights are brighter, the pace is faster and the food's better."
- Rachel Weisz
(Related: Change, Love, Time, Food, London)

"If you see a black family, it's looting, but if it's a white family they are looking for food."
- Kanye West
(Related: Family, Food)

"We had the best food any battlefield ever had."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: Food)

"When I took command in Vietnam, I gave great emphasis to food and medical care - and to the mail."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: Food, Medical, Care, Mail, Vietnam)

"A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it."
- Katherine Whitehorn
(Related: Food)

"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Food, Dying, Want)

"I refuse to go into a fast-food outlet - to use the toilet even - in case anyone got the wrong idea and thought I was sneaking in a quick burger."
- Jonny Wilkinson
(Related: Thought, Idea, Quick, Wrong)

"A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible "lifestyles" turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind."
- George Will
(Related: Food, Society, Choice, Living, Mind)

"The wonderful thing about Food for Thought is that it lets you keep your hand in theater and be in front of a live audience without a commitment of six months, or even three months."
- Treat Williams
(Related: Food, Thought, Commitment, Months, Theater)

"I had been playing for about a year and a half when the Beach Boys formed. When our folks went to Mexico on business, we would take the food money they had left us and we would rent instruments."
- Carl Wilson
(Related: Food, Money, Business, Beach, Boys)

"Certain foods no longer agree with me. If I eat French fries, I might feel sick to my stomach."
- Carnie Wilson
"If I could only remember that the days were, not bricks to be laid row on row, to be built into a solid house, where one might dwell in safety and peace, but only food for the fires of the heart."
- Edmund Wilson
(Related: Food, Peace, Heart, Safety)

"I love to cook comfort food. I'll make fish and vegetables or meat and vegetables and potatoes or rice. The ritual of it is fun for me, and the creativity of it."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Love, Food, Creativity, Comfort, Fish, Fun, Ritual)

"It was my Uncle George who discovered that alcohol was a food well in advance of modern medical thought."
- P. G. Wodehouse
(Related: Food, Medical, Thought, Alcohol)

"I think people are smart enough to sort it out. They know when they're watching one of these food fight shows where journalists sit around and yell and scream at each other, versus serious issue reporting."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Food, People, Fight)

"You can be enticed by food, wooed by food, sex, money, or instruments."
- Bernie Worrell
(Related: Food, Money, Sex)

"If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce. The reason being that if I have soy sauce, I can flavor a lot of things."
- Martin Yan
(Related: Food, Being, Reason)

"I also have a lot of preserved foods, things that will keep for a long time like dried fish, seaweed or lotus seed."
- Martin Yan
(Related: Time, Fish, Will)

"I don't like to waste anything. Any food left over from the night before is always eaten the next day."
- Martin Yan
(Related: Food, Day, Night, Waste)

"I normally don't eat junk food."
- Martin Yan
(Related: Food)

"As long as the food is well prepared and not overdone, I think it tastes good. It doesn't matter if it's Chinese, Japanese, anything."
- Martin Yan
(Related: Food)

"Three things are needed for a good life, good friends, good food, and good song."
- Jason Zebehazy
(Related: Food, Life, Friends, Song)

"Quarreling over food and drink, having neither scruples nor shame, not knowing right from wrong, not trying to avoid death or injury, not fearful of greater strength or of greater numbers, greedily aware only of food and drink - such is the bravery of the dog and boar."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Death, Food, Strength, Bravery, Injury, Numbers, Right, Shame, Trying, Wrong)