Always eat grapes downward – that is eat the best grapes first; in this way there will be none better left on the bunch, and each grape will seem good down to the last. If you eat the other way, you will not have a good grape in the lot.

A warmed-up dinner was never worth much.

Hunger is the best sauce in the world

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Trust no one unless you have eaten much salt with him.

A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will’s freedom after it.

We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons.

The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.

It is, in my view, the duty of an apple to be crisp and crunchable, but a pear should have such a texture as leads to silent consumption.

Anyhow, the hole in the doughnut is at least digestible

Shipping is a terrible thing to do to vegetables. They probably get jet-lagged, just like people

Oh, dainty and delicious! Food for the gods! Ambrosia for Apicius! Worthy to thrill the soul of sea-born Venus, Or titillate the palate of Silenus!

That famish’d people must be slowly nurst, And fed by spoonfuls, else they always burst.

There are only ten minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat

Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God: and arebecome such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat. For every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is ababe. But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both goodand evil.

Soup is liquid comfort

Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are

A philosopher is a person who doesn’t care which side his bread is buttered on; he knows he eats both sides anyway.

And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness: And the children of Israel said untothem, Would to God we had died by the hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh pots, and when we did eat bread to the full;for ye have brought us forth into this wilderness, to kill this whole assembly with hunger.

Philosophy! Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think they can digest without eating!

A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something Brussels sprouts never do.

The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.

The majority of those who put together collections of verses or epigrams resemble those who eat cherries or oysters: they begin by choosing the best and end by eating everything.

The story of barbecue is the story of America: Settlers arrive on great unspoiled continent, discover wondrous riches, set them on fire and eat them.

Happiness is a bowl of cherries and a book of poetry under a shade tree.

Out did the meate, out did the frolick wine.

Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

Kissing don’t last; cookery do!

If we’re not willing to settle for junk living, we certainly shouldn’t settle for junk food.

If only it was as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate

Food is an important part of a balanced diet.

The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you’re hungry again.

To be always intending to live a new life, but never find time to set about it – this is as if a man should put off eating and drinking from one day to another till he be starved and destroyed

I have clearly noticed that often I have one opinion when I lie down and another one when I stand up, especially when I have eaten little and when I am tired.

Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-brothels. There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one’s belt buckled.

Good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.

Those who forget the pasta are condemned to reheat it

And I find chopsticks frankly distressing. Am I alone in thinking it odd that a people ingenious enough to invent paper, gunpowder, kites and anynumber of other useful objects, and who have a noble history extending back 3,000 years haven’t yet worked out that a pair of knitting needles isno way to capture food?

Anyone who eats thee meals a day should understand why cookbooks outsell sex books three to one.

Acorns were good till bread was found.

The woman just ahead of you at the supermarket checkout has all the delectable groceries you didn’t even know they carried

The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.

He who eats alone chokes alone

Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.

If soup isn’t hot enough to make a grown man wince, it’s undrinkable

Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

Chili represents your three stages of matter: solid, liquid, and eventually gas

And in that day did the Lord God of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth: And behold joy andgladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die.

Tis not the food, but the content, That makes the table’s merriment.

If you ate pasta and antipasto, would you still be hungry?

A three-year-old gave this reaction to her Christmas dinner: “I don’t like the turkey, but I like the bread he ate.

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.

I do not like broccoli. And I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I’m President of the United States and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli.

If I have done the hardest possible day’s work, and then come to sit down in a corner and eat my supper comfortably –why, then I don’t think I deserve any reward for my hard day’s work –for am I not now at peace? Is not my supper good?

Oil and potatoes both grow underground so french fries may have eventually produced themselves, had they not been invented.

The way you cut your meat reflects the way you live.

For he on honey-dew hath fed, And drunk the milk of Paradise.

If junk food is the devil, then a sweet orange is as scripture.

He was a very valiant man who first adventured on eating oysters.