Quotations on Food

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You know the great irony is that people think you have to have money to enjoy fine food, which is a shame.
- Ted Allen
(Keywords: Money, Food, People, Irony, Shame)

I'm a musician first, a food-lover second, a dirty mouth with feet, and a girl last time I checked.
- Tori Amos
(Keywords: Time, Food, Feet, First)

What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
- W. H. Auden
(Keywords: Art, Food, Entertainment, Media, Popular)

I love all kinds of bread. Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.
- Tyra Banks
(Keywords: Love, Food, Want)

As it has been told to me, my Dad had some kind of deal with Dick Clark. But when we got here, that fell through. So we were out here with no job, no furniture, no food.
- Danny Bonaduce
(Keywords: Dad, Food, Job)

Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Keywords: Music, Food, Clothes, First, Want)

A fly cannot go in unless it stops somewhere; therefore weapons, fuel, food, money will not go to Afghanistan unless the neighbors of Afghanistan are working, are cooperating, either being themselves the origin or the transit.
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Keywords: Money, Food, Afghanistan, Being, Neighbors, Weapons, Will)

Furthermore I will just have to see what the future will bring me. But a change of food whets the appetite.
- Jonathan Brandis
(Keywords: Change, Food, Appetite, Future, Will)

Jobs for every American is doomed to failure because of modern automation and production. We ought to recognize it and create an income-maintenance system so every single American has the dignity and the wherewithal for shelter, basic food, and medical care. I'm talking about welfare for all. Without it, you're going to have warfare for all.
- Jerry Brown
(Keywords: Medical, Food, Failure, American, Care, Dignity, Income, Jobs, Production, Talking, Welfare)

Workers organized and fought for worker rights and food safety, Social Security and Medicare - they fought to change government. And they won.
- Sherrod Brown
(Keywords: Change, Food, Government, Rights, Safety, Security, Workers)

We are also in the process of defining how best to work together with food and other companies to address diet and physical activity factors in order to prevent chronic diseases.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Diet, Food, Work, Order)

And I think of that again as I've written in several of my beauty books, a lot of health comes from the proper eating habits, which are something that - you know, I come from a generation that wasn't - didn't have a lot of food.
- Joan Collins
(Keywords: Beauty, Food, Health, Books, Eating, Habits)

I thought, you know the food and the diet thing is one way to start yourself onto a healthy lifestyle, but if you don't move, if you don't start exercising you're gonna deteriorate.
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Keywords: Diet, Food, Thought)

I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Keywords: Age, Food, Life, Sex, Fact, Kitchen)

It is easier to have faith that God will support each House of Hospitality and Farming Commune and supply our needs in the way of food and money to pay bills, than it is to keep a strong, hearty, living faith in each individual around us - to see Christ in him.
- Dorothy Day
(Keywords: Faith, Food, Money, God, Christ, Hospitality, Living, Needs, Support, Will)

I love dogs. They live in the moment and don't care about anything except affection and food. They're loyal and happy. Humans are just too damn complicated.
- David Duchovny
(Keywords: Love, Food, Affection, Care, Dogs)

I promised her an interesting life and good food, and the rest is history.
- Bob Ehrlich
(Keywords: History, Life, Food, Rest)

The poorer is a family, the greater is the proportion of the total outgo which must be used for food... The proportion of the outgo used for food, other things being equal, is the best measure of the material standard of living of a population.
- Ernst Engel
(Keywords: Family, Food, Being, Living, Measure, Population)

My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.
- William Faulkner
(Keywords: Experience, Food, Tools, Trade)

The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whiskey.
- William Faulkner
(Keywords: Work, Food, Tools)

I don't believe in depriving myself of any food or being imprisoned by a diet.
- Joely Fisher
(Keywords: Diet, Food, Being)

The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
- E. M. Forster
(Keywords: Death, Life, Love, Food, Facts, Sleep)

I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me.
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Keywords: Death, Food, Heart, Country, Hunger)

I love Caribbean food. It's a great melting pot of so many cultures including the Native Americans.
- Bob Greene
(Keywords: Love, Food, Americans, Native Americans)

When I was 19, I made my first good week's pay as a club musician. It was enough money for me to quit my job at the factory and still pay the rent and buy some food. I freaked.
- Billy Joel
(Keywords: Money, Food, First, Job)

I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians.
- Elton John
(Keywords: Love, Food, History, Life, People)

Anybody who finds it easy to make money on the horses is probably in the dog food business.
- Franklin P. Jones
(Keywords: Business, Food, Money, Horses)

We'd go out in Larry's hippie van and drive out all around Dallas. He loved Chinese food, he'd go in and say. Remember me Major Nelson, me and my friends here are making this show called Dallas, have you got a table for us? It would work every time.
- Steve Kanaly
(Keywords: Time, Work, Food, Friends)

Money is kind of a base subject. Like water, food, air and housing, it affects everything yet for some reason the world of academics thinks it's a subject below their social standing.
- Robert Kiyosaki
(Keywords: Money, Food, Reason, Water, World)

Although even when I am being idle I have plenty of food for thought both early and late - thoughts both about and not about art.
- Gustav Klimt
(Keywords: Art, Food, Thought, Thoughts, Being)

Food fighters in Japan think of themselves as athletes. They have a higher recognition of the game and are constantly thinking about records. I probably won't continue for long because it puts pressure on the body. But I am at the age where I can perform my best.
- Takeru Kobayashi
(Keywords: Age, Food, Athletes, Body, Pressure, Thinking)

More and more surveys in the US are indicating a change in values taking place among consumers, who become more concerned about quality of life, food, health and the environment.
- David Korten
(Keywords: Change, Health, Food, Life, Quality, Values, Environment)

If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Keywords: Beauty, Food, Earth, End, Joy, Will)

Music is one of those things that is constantly going in my head all the time. It's sort of like the evolution and creation of doing food, or my philosophy about wine. It's always beating in my head, so it keeps the spirit moving.
- Emeril Lagasse
(Keywords: Music, Food, Time, Creation, Evolution, Philosophy, Spirit, Wine)

You know, for 300 years it's been kind of the same. There are restaurants in New Orleans that the menu hasn't changed in 125 years, so how is one going to change or evolve the food?
- Emeril Lagasse
(Keywords: Change, Food, Restaurants, Years)

I loved fencing and dancing and elocution.
- Emeril Lagasse
(Keywords: Time, Food, Life, People, Being)

Whoever would have guessed that in the land of cheap sausages and mashed potatoes there could be such a change which would actually bring the French from Paris every weekend to invade Britain en masse to eat great food and drink great wine.
- Robin Leach
(Keywords: Change, Food, Land, Paris, Weekend, Wine)

The music I do is food... that will be your dinner.
- Ziggy Marley
(Keywords: Music, Food, Will)

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.
- James A. Michener
(Keywords: Home, Religion, Food, People, Fear)

No man's brain is so dull, and no man's eye so blind, that they cannot catch food for dreams.
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Keywords: Dreams, Food, Blind, Eye, Man)

Most of my life I was occupied with American television and American food. My ethnicity was my choice. It still is.
- Isaac Mizrahi
(Keywords: Life, Food, American, Choice, Television)

If you go back to the Greeks and Romans, they talk about all three - wine, food, and art - as a way of enhancing life.
- Robert Mondavi
(Keywords: Art, Life, Food, Talk, Wine)

Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Keywords: Love, Power, Food, Health, Men, Desire, Entertainment, Necessity, Will)

I did what I did not to make money but to help prevent the defeat of a new system which had, at great cost, given ordinary people food and fares which they could afford, a good education and a health service.
- Melita Norwood
(Keywords: Education, Food, Health, Money, People, Defeat, Help, Service)

Older people shouldn't eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get.
- Robert Orben
(Keywords: Health, Food, People)

I do not like onions. It's so funny because I am probably one of the least picky eaters ever. Pretty much any type of new food, I'll try it, I'll eat it. But onions, and pork. Pork and onions.
- Stacie Orrico
(Keywords: Funny, Food, Pretty)

I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
- Michael Palin
(Keywords: Love, Art, Food, Artist)

It's more than just high quality food for the family table; it's growing the food in a way that does not harm the environment. That gives me emotional well-being that is important to me.
- Robert Patterson
(Keywords: Family, Food, Quality, Environment, Harm)

People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue.
- Michael Pollan
(Keywords: Environmental, Food, People)

Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian
(Keywords: Change, Food, Appetite, Variety)



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