Let’s kick off the Quotes section with some from a variety of people, specifically about food:
Food comes first, then morals.
(Bertolt Brecht, “Threepenny Opera,” act 2 scene 3)
All sorrows are less with bread.
(Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra)
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.
Food, glorious food!
The first taste is with the eyes.
Goodness is a decision for the mouth to make.
(Lu Yu, “Ch’a Ching”)
Most seafoods… should be simply threatened with heat and then celebrated with joy.
(Jeff Smith, The Frugal Gourmet)
A man’s palate can, in time, become accustomed to anything.
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
(J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Hobbit”)
Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don’t forget food. You can go a week without laughing.
I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food.