“Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.”
Voltaire (Pen name of Francois Marie Arouet, French writer and philosopher, one of the leaders of the Enlightenment)
“Food for all is a necessity. Food should not be a merchandise, to be bought and sold as jewels are bought and sold by those who have the money to buy. Food is a human necessity, like water and air, it should be available.”
Pearl Buck (1892-1973)
American Nobel Prize winning author
“If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second.”
Edward Bellamy, American writer (1850-1898)
“Central heating, French rubber goods and cookbooks are three amazing proofs of man's ingenuity in transforming necessity into art, and, of these, cookbooks are perhaps most lastingly delightful.”
M.F.K. Fisher (1908-1992) ‘Serve It Forth’ (1937)
“Man has to eat to live; and to this primary condition of life he raises no particular objection. Man, indeed, eats and drinks with gusto; and not unfrequently, let it be confessed, without actual necessity.”
Frederick W. Hackwood, ‘Good Cheer’ (1911)
You are here > Home >
Please feel free to link to any pages of FoodReference.com from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: [email protected]
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2018 James T. Ehler and www.FoodReference.com unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.
You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission.
Quotes about food and.....
FoodReference.com (since 1999)
Home | Food Articles | Food_Trivia | Today_in_Food_History | Food_Timeline | Recipes | Cooking_Tips | Videos | Food_Quotes | Who’s_Who | Food_Poems | Culinary_Schools_&_Tours | Food_Trivia_Quizzes | Free_Magazines | Food_Festivals
FOOD QUOTES SECTION
Over 4,600 Quotes About Food, Beverages, Agriculture and the Pleasures of the Table