Food Quotes

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.
    (Jean Brillat-Savarin)

Food, glorious food!
    (from “Oliver!”)

The first taste is with the eyes.
    (French proverb)

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.
    (Napoleon Bonaparte)

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.
    (Joss Whedon)

I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food.
    (Irma Bombeck)

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