FOOD QUOTES SECTION
Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food and beverages, eating and drinking, food appreciation, restaurants, chefs, cooks, food critics, etc.
“Women never dine alone. When they dine alone they don't dine.”
Henry James (1843-1916)
“We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink, for dining alone is leading the life of a lion or wolf.”
Epicurus (341?-270 BC)
“In general, I think, human beings are happiest at table when they are very young, very much in love or very alone.”
M. F. K. Fisher (1908-1992)
'An Alphabet for Gourmets' (1949)
“Oh, the pleasure of eating my dinner alone!”
“Sadder than destitution, sadder than a beggar is the man who eats alone in public. Nothing more contradicts the laws of man or beast, for animals always do each other the honor of sharing or disputing each other's food.”
Jean Baudrillard, French philosopher
“He who eats alone chokes alone.”
Arab Proverb, H. L. Mencken
‘Dictionary of Quotations’ (1942)
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