24 Best Quotes Ever About Food

A definitive graphic collection of the pithiest, smartest things ever said about cooking and eating.

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

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“Food is an important part of a balanced diet.” – Fran Lebowitz

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

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“Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.” – Mark Twain

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“If you’re afraid of butter, use cream” – Julia Child

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“The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.” – Calvin Trillin

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‘Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.’ – Harriet Van Horne

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


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“Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.” – Jonathan Swift

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“Cheese is milk’s leap toward immortality.” – Clifton Fadiman

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“Rice is great if you’re really hungry and want to eat two thousand of something.” – Mitch Hedberg

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“Cucumber should be well sliced, and dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out,” – Samuel Johnson

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Judith Olney – ‘Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes.It makes people overjoyed, and puts them in your debt.’

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

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“Only A Fool Argues With A Skunk, A Mule Or A Cook.” – Cowboy Saying.

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Henry James – “Americans will eat garbage provided you sprinkle it liberally with ketchup.”

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M.F.K. Fisher – ‘First we eat, then we do everything else.’

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

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“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” – Orson Welles

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“Ice-cream is exquisite – what a pity it isn’t illegal.” – Voltaire

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Erma Bombeck – ‘I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food’

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“What I say is that, if a fellow really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.” – A. A. Milne

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

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Julia Child – ‘People who love to eat are always the best people.’

Original graphics by Chris Ritter for BuzzFeed.
Source: buzzfeed.com

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3 comments

  1. I just love it! Will post a few on FB for fun 🙂

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