FOOD QUOTES SECTION
Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food and beverages, eating and drinking, food appreciation, chefs, restaurants, cooks, food critics, etc.
“Seeing is deceiving. It's eating that's believing.”
James Thurber (1894-1961)
American writer and cartoonist.
“As long as you represent me as praising alcohol I shall not complain. It is, I believe, the greatest of human inventions, and by far - much greater than Hell, the radio or the bichloride tablet.”
H.L. Mencken (1880-1956) American editor and critic.
“I believe I once considerably scandalized her by declaring that clear soup was a more important factor in life than a clear conscience.”
'Saki', pen name of Scottish writer Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916)
“We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.”
“I strongly believe that culinary love is not about having a French Passport, but about what you feel.”
“I am a strong partisan of second causes, and I believe firmly that the entire gallinaceous order (fowl) has been merely created to furnish our larders and our banquets.”
Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)
‘Physiologie du gout’
“Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) (1832-1898)
“Nouvelle Cuisine, roughly translated, means: I can't believe I paid ninety-six dollars and I'm still hungry.”
“When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.”
“I don't believe you have to be a cow to know what milk is.”
“I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly. Tunafish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock.”
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
“Anybody who believes that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach flunked geography.”
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