FOOD QUOTES SECTION
Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food and beverages, eating and drinking, food appreciation, restaurants, chefs, cooks, food critics, etc.
"If the divine creator has taken pains to give us delicious and exquisite things to eat, the least we can do is prepare them well and serve them with ceremony."
Fernand Point (1897-1955)
“The sweetest honey
Is loathsome in his own deliciousness
And in the taste confounds the appetite.”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) ‘Romeo and Juliet’
“For me, a plain baked potato is the most delicious one....It is soothing and enough.”
M.F.K. Fisher (1908-1992)
“Talking of Pleasure, this moment I was writing with one hand, and with the other holding to my Mouth a Nectarine -- how good how fine. It went down all pulpy, slushy, oozy, all its delicious embonpoint melted down my throat like a large, beatified Strawberry.”
John Keats (1795-1821)
“I eat at this German-Chinese restaurant and the food is delicious. The only problem is that an hour later you're hungry for power.”
The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection, AApex Software, 1994.
“New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin.”
Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1884
“Heaped on the floor were turkeys, geese, game, poultry, brawn, great joints of meat, sucking pigs, long wreaths of sausages, mince-pies, plum-puddings, bartrels of oysters, re-hot chestnuts, cherry-cheeked apples, juicy oranges, luscious pears, immense twelfth-cakes, and seething bowls of punch that made the chamber dim with their delicious steam.”
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) ‘A Christmas Carol’, 1843
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