Sabtu, 9 Mei 2009


It's amazing how pervasive food is. Every second commercial is for food. Every second TV episode takes place around a meal. In the city, you can't go ten feet without seeing or smelling a restaurant. There are 20 foot high hamburgers up on billboards. I am acutely aware of food, and its omnipresence is astounding.
Adam Scott, The Monkey Chow Diaries, June 2006
Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.
Adelle Davis (1904 - 1974)
We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are.
Adelle Davis (1904 - 1974)
Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.
Alice May Brock
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.
Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755 - 1826), The Physiology of Taste, 1825
Health food makes me sick.
Calvin Trillin (1935 - )
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 (1935 - )
I no longer prepare food or drink with more than one ingredient.
Cyra McFadden
He who comes first, eats first. [Familiar as: First come first served.]
Eike von Repkow (~1220), Sachsenspiegel
Bear in mind that you should conduct yourself in life as at a feast.
Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
Preach not to others what they should eat, but eat as becomes you, and be silent.
Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
Fran Lebowitz (1950 - )
My favorite animal is steak.
Fran Lebowitz (1950 - )
Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
Good food ends with good talk.
Geoffrey Neighor, Northern Exposure, Duets, 1993
There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), Man and Superman (1903) act 1
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease.
George Dennison Prentice
It's important to begin a search on a full stomach.
Henry Bromel, Northern Exposure, The Big Kiss, 1991
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien (1892 - 1973)
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
James Beard
I went into a McDonald's yesterday and said, 'I'd like some fries.' The girl at the counter said, 'Would you like some fries with that?'
Jay Leno (1950 - )
The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.
Jules Renard (1864 - 1910)
You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients.
Julia Child (1912 - 2004)
Water is the most neglected nutrient in your diet but one of the most vital.
Kelly Barton
A dinner lubricates business.
Lord William Stowell
What is food to one, is to others bitter poison.
Lucretius (96 BC - 55 BC), De Rerum Natura
Man is what he eats.
Ludwig Feuerbach
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
M. F. K. Fisher
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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