FOOD QUOTES SECTION
Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food and beverages, eating and drinking, food appreciation, restaurants, chefs, cooks, food critics, etc.
“Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.”
Graham Greene, author, playwright (1904-1991)
"Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper."
"Walk with those seeking Truth. Run from those who think they've found it."
“When Wine enters, out goes the Truth.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
“The object of the superior man is truth, not food.”
Confucius (551-479 BC)
“I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.”
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
“If wine tells truth -- and so have said the wise, --
It makes me laugh to think how brandy lies!”
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-94)
U.S. writer, physician
“In vino veritas.” (In wine there is truth.)
Pliny, Roman naturalist (A.D. 23-79)
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