Top 50 Delicious Food Quotes

Everyday we’re faced with 3 decision. What to eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Some of you might decide to get a take out food / go to restaurants / or (one of my favorite activity) cook your own food. Inspire by the countless Travel Quotes, it is true that travel cannot be separated with food. After all, we need to eat to stay alive right? Finally, here are Wonder Tripper best 50 food quotes that would transform you to see culinary like never before.

  1. “My weaknesses have always been food and men — in that order.” – Dolly Parton
  2. “All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.”  – John Gunther
  3. “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives.” – Oscar Wilde
  4. “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” — J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
  5. “C is for cookie, it’s good enough for me; oh cookie cookie cookie starts with C.” — Cookie Monster, Sesame Street
  6. “I am a better person when I have less on my plate.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love
  7. “Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” ― Mark Twain
  8. “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ― Charles M. Schulz
  9. “Food cannot cause you to put on weight, unless you think it can.” ― Rhonda Byrne, The Secret
  10. “Great food is like great sex. The more you have the more you want.” -Gael Greene
  11. “The belly rules the mind. -Spanish Proverb
  12. “A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something Brussels sprouts never do.”- P. J. O’Rourke”
  13. “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” -Alan D. Wolfelt
  14. “Wine is like women. It tempts you; it comforts you; it confuses you and can even turn on you when you least expect it. It can be your friend one day and your enemy the next.” – Alton Brown
  15. “The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star.” – Jean Brillat-Savarin
  16. “We never regret of having eaten too little.” – Thomas Jefferson
  17. “If you can organize your kitchen, you can organize your life.” – Louis Parrish quotes
  18. “Eat to live, don’t live to eat.” – Cicero
  19. “Every woman should have a blowtorch.”- Julia Child
  20. “Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.” – Pope John XXIII
  21. “Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.” – Fran Lebowitz
  22. “In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.” – Robin Leach
  23. “We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” ― David Mamet, Boston Marriage
  24. “I feel the end approaching. Quick, bring me my dessert, coffeeand liqueur.” – Brillat-Savarin’s great aunt Pierette
  25. “Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity. “- Voltaire
  26. “All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast. “~John Gunther
  27. “Kissing don’t last; cookery do!” – George Meredith
  28. “Just listen to your body, eat in silence and see what feels good and you will spontaneously choose the foods that are beneficial to you.” – Deepak Chopra
  29. “But when the time comes that a man has had his dinner, then the true man comes to the surface. “- Mark Twain
  30. “People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child
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    Photo Courtesy of : Flickr
  31.  “Laughter is brightest in the place where the food is.” – Irish proverb
  32. “I’ve long believed that good food, good eating, is all about risk. Whether we’re talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime ‘associates’, food, for me, has always been an adventure” – Anthony Bourdain
  33. “With enough butter, anything is good.” – Julia Child
  34. “Life, within doors, has few pleasanter prospects than a neatly-arranged and well-provisioned breakfast-table.” –  Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables
  35. “One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast.” ― Robert A. Heinlein, Friday
  36. “Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.”– Oscar Wilde
  37. “Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me”. – Audrey Hepburn 
  38. “When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?”

“What’s for breakfast?” said Pooh. “What do you say, Piglet?”
“I say, I wonder what’s going to happen exciting today?” said Piglet.
Pooh nodded thoughtfully. “It’s the same thing,” he said.” ― A.A. Milne

  1. “The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” ― Julia Child
  2. “Oh, I adore to cook. It makes me feel so mindless in a worthwhile way.” ― Truman Capote, Summer Crossing
  3. “Just the act of cooking made her feel better, because cooking was life.”  ― Stephen King, The Stand
  4. “Good french cooking cannot be produced by a zombie cook.” ― Julia Child, My Life in France
  5. “Her cuisine is limited but she has as good an idea of breakfast as a Scotchwoman.”[Sherlock Holmes, on Mrs. Hudson’s cooking.]” ― Arthur Conan Doyle, The Naval Treaty
  6. “You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” -Paul Prudhomme
  7. “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
  8. “All sorrows are less with bread.” –  Miguel de Cervantes
  9. There is no sincerer love than the love of food.- George Bernard Shaw
  10. “Always remember: If you’re alone in the kitchen and you drop the lamb, you can always just pick it up. Who’s going to know?” – Julia Child
  11. “A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” – Barbara Johnson
  12. “Animals are not ingredients” – Barbara Thompson


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