202+ Best Quotes For Your Food Startup [2021]

202+ Best Quotes For Your Food Startup [2021]

Looking for inspirational quotes for your food startup?

Whether you’re looking for motivation, a witty instagram caption, or something to win over your team and customers, we have you covered.

We put together a list of 202+ best quotes for your food startup [2021].

Here they are:

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Inspirational Quotes

“Be adaptable. You cannot prepare yourself for all of the challenges you face ahead, you can only stay fixed on your vision, but be nimble with tactics.” – Ross Mackay, founder of Daring Foods

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“Perfection doesn’t exist, and moving quickly and learning from the market holds a great amount of value as well.” – Isabelle Steichen & Alexandra Dempster, founder of Lupii

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“Find smarter people to ask for advice and help.” – Isabelle Steichen & Alexandra Dempster, founder of Lupii

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“The process of launching the business was a lot like putting together a puzzle with a couple pieces always missing. It may feel like you need more of the details ironed out before you can start, but I assure you that starting is the most crucial step in learning more concrete details about your concept.” – Andrea Slinde, founder of Golden Root

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“Your vision is a flame that you hold in your hands. It is your responsibility to protect your vision, refine your vision, and communicate your vision to others. You are obligated to keep the flame alive by sharing it with others.” – Andrea Slinde, founder of Golden Root

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“Becoming more focused on solutions has helped alter the way I think and act, and as a result, I have been more capable of welcoming the support and advice that people are willing to give.” – Andrea Slinde, founder of Golden Root

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“The main lesson we learned from those days is that an early launch with opportunity to learn is more valuable than a late launch with loads of market research.” – Enric Miquel Pico, founder of KÜiK Meal

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“If starting again, we’d probably spend more time in the streets talking to our customers.” – Enric Miquel Pico, founder of KÜiK Meal

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“Choose the right people, keep it simple and small. It’s easy to fall into the “growth trap”, but when turbulent times rise, everything will fall.” – Enric Miquel Pico, founder of KÜiK Meal

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“Food can be very transformational, and it can be more than just about a dish. That’s what happened to me when I first went to France. I fell in love. And if you fall in love, well, then everything is easy.” – Alice Waters

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“Wine is bottled poetry.” –Robert Luis Stevenson

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"If the fries is right, then we have a deal!" - Unknown

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“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” ― Orson Welles

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“If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.” – Julia Child

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"Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving, and identity.” – Jonathan Sofran Foer

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"Your diet is a bank account. A good option is a good investment." - Unknown

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“My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.” – Orson Welles

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“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” – Dough Larson

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“Wait. Why am I thinking about Krispy Kremes? We’re supposed to be exercising.” ― Meg Cabot, Big Boned

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“The belly rules the mind.” – Spanish Proverb

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“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child

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"I have hunger management issues." - Unknown

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“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives.” – Oscar Wilde

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“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

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“Never eat more than you can lift.” – Miss Piggy

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“My best hostess tip is to have good food and really good music.” – Jennifer Aniston

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“The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.” ― Julia Child

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“Part of the secret of success is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” –Mark Twain

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“Probably one of the most private things in the world is an egg before it is broken.” ― M.F.K. Fisher

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“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” –Charles M. Shulz

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“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve to have a what-the-hell attitude.” –Julia Child

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“Eating good food is my favourite thing in the world. Nothing is more blissful.” – Justine Larbalestier

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“Life is too short for self-hatred and celery sticks.” – Marilyn Wann

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"If no one catches you eating it, then it has no calories. This, my friend, is the first rule of my diet." - Unknown

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“Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the 'Titanic' who waved off the dessert cart.” ― Erma Bombeck

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“The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.” – Maya Angelou

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“I love you like a fat kid loves cake!” ― Scott Adams

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“Anyone who’s a chef, who loves food, ultimately knows that all that matters is: ‘Is it good? Does it give pleasure?’” – Anthony Bourdain

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"I love Instagram because it allows me to maintain a record of every meal I partake." - Unknown

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“Food brings people together on many different levels. It’s nourishment of the soul and body; it’s truly love.” – Giada De Laurentiis

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"Who needs love when you can eat all the chocolate in the world." - Unknown

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“In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.” – Julia Child

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“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.” –Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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"Food is really and truly the most effective medicine." - Unknown

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"There’s absolutely no need for me to go to the gym. The name of the cashier at the Mcdonald’s I frequent is Jim, so same thing!" - Unknown

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“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.” ― Charles M. Schulz

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“I watch cooking change the cook, just as it transforms the food.” – Laura Esquivel

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“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” –James Beard

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"Take food as your medicine before you take medicine as your food." - Unknown

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“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien

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Professional Quotes

"Calories don’t count during the weekends." - Unknown

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“The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.” – John Walters

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“What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.” ― A.A. Milne

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“Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.” ― Christopher Hitchens, The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever

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“I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food.” – Erma Bombeck

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“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates

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"Love and sausage are alike. I can never get enough of both." - Unknown

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“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” – Charles M. Schulz

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"Note to self: “Eyes on the fries!”" - Unknown

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“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.” – Mother Teresa

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“Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It's a grain. It's like, like, grits, but with high self-esteem.” ― James Patterson, The Angel Experiment

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“The secret of food lies in memory – of thinking and then knowing what the taste of cinnamon or steak is.” – Jerry Saltz

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“So long as you have food in your mouth you have solved all questions for the time being.” –Franz Kafka

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“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf

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“The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love, and death.” – E.M. Forster

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"Magic happens in the kitchen during lunch time and dinner time." - Unknown

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“You are what what you eat eats.” ― Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

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“Never eat more than you can life.” – Miss Piggy

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"First, we eat breakfast. Then, we change the world." - Unknown

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“Great food is like great sex. The more you have the more you want.” – Gael Greene

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“Am I tough? Am I strong? Am I hard-core? Absolutely. Did I whimper with pathetic delight when I sank my teeth into my hot fried-chicken sandwich? You betcha.” ― James Patterson

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"When you eat food with your family and friends, it always tastes better!" - Unknown

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“A waffle is like a pancake with a syrup trap.” –Mitch Hedberg

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“I am a better person when I have less on my plate.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

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"Eating spaghetti requires so much attention. That’s why you can never feel lonely while eating it." - Unknown

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“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” –Orson Welles

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“Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” – Federico Fellini

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“Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” – Alan D. Wolfet

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“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” ― Ruth Reichl

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“This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” ― William Shakespeare, Hamlet

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“Food for us comes from our relatives, whether they have wings or fins or roots. That is how we consider food. Food has a culture. It has a history. It has a story. It has relationships.” – Winona LaDuke

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“The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.” –John Walters

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“A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement” ― Jess C Scott

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“Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.” – Oscar Wilde

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“Eating is so intimate. It’s very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you’re inviting a person into your life.” – Maya Angelou

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"Why am I eating cake? Because it’s somebody’s birthday somewhere out there!" - Unknown

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“Truly, love is delightful and pleasant food, supplying, as it does, rest to the weary, strength to the weak, and joy to the sorrowful. It in fact renders the yoke of truth easy and its burden light.” – Saint Bernard

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“Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.” – Sophia Loren

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“To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste.” – Heston Blumenthal

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“I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.” – W.C. Fields

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“Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It’s a grain. It’s like, like, grits, but with high self-esteem.” – James Patterson

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"If you do not eat well, then you won’t be able to think well, love well, and sleep well." - Unknown

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"I’ve always been fond of hashtags. They remind me of waffles!" - Unknown

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“If soup isn’t hot enough to make a grown man wince, it’s undrinkable.” – Terri Guillemets

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"In order to achieve a balanced diet, one must hold a cookie in each hand." - Unknown

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“Do you know what breakfast cereal is made of? It's made of all those little curly wooden shavings you find in pencil sharpeners!” ― Roald Dahl

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“Bachelor’s fare: bread and cheese, and kisses.” – Jonathan Swift

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“My weaknesses have always been food and men – in that order.” – Dolly Parton

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“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” – John Gunther

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“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat… The people who give you their food give you their heart.” – Cesar Chavez

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Life Quotes

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates

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"Food is the ultimate pacifier. I feel like I can forgive anyone after a scrumptious meal." - Unknown

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“Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.” – Sandra Lee

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“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” – James Beard

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“A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” – Barbara Johnson

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“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” –Ruth Reichl

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“There is no sincere love than the love of food.” –George Bernard Shaw

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“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

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“The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight.” – M.F.K Fisher

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“Sometimes me think, ‘What is Friend?’ and then me say, ‘Friend is someone to share the last cookie with.’” –Cookie Monster

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“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” ― W.C. Fields

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“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.” ― Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance

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“You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” – Paul Prudhomm

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“Large, naked, raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who live in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter.” – Fran Lebowitz

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“We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” ― David Mamet, Boston Marriage

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"Sorry, I'm in a relationship—with food!" - Unknown

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"Most people eat to live. On the contrary, I live to eat." - Unknown

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"Eat whatever you want, and if someone tries to lecture you about your weight, eat them too!" - Unknown

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"Whenever you see me seemingly thinking deep thoughts, I’m probably just thinking about food." - Unknown

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"Come on, hog it out!" - Unknown

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"I love you to the fridge and back." - Unknown

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“Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” – Harriet van Horne

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“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” – Julia Child

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“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

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“Anyone who’s a chef, who loves food, ultimately knows that all that matters is: ‘Is it good? Does it give you pleasure?” – Anthony Bourdaine

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“Food may be essential as fuel for the body, but good food is fuel for the soul.” – Malcom Forbes

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"I feel like stripping whenever I see good food." - Unknown

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“Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

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“I could have killed you.” “Or I could have killed you,” Percy said. Jason shrugged. “If there’d been an ocean in Kansas, maybe.” “I don’t need an ocean—” “Boys,” Annabeth interrupted, “I’m sure you both would’ve been wonderful at killing each other. But right now, you need some rest.” Food first,” Percy said. “Please?” ― Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

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“When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.” ― Dom Helder Camara, Dom Helder Camara: Essential Writings

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“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” – Jim Davis

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"You know what’s better than blabbering about food? Yup, eating!" - Unknown

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“Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.” – Judith Viorst

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“Cooking is like love, it should be entered into with abandon, or not at all.” – Harriet Vorne Horne

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“The way you make an omelet reveals your character.” – Anthony Bourdaine

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“Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart.” – Erma Bombeck

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“Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn’t illegal.” – Voltaire

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“Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” – Ernestine Ulmer

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“I’ve long believed that good food, good eating, is all about risk. Whether we’re talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime associates, food, for me, has always been an adventure.” – Anthony Bourdaine

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“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” –Julia Child

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“First we eat, then we do everything else.” – M.F.K. Fisher

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“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

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“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” – Orson Welles

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“I know once people get connected to real food, they never change back.” – Alice Waters

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“A party without cake is just a meeting.” – Julia Child

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"Food is always more satisfying after a day’s hard work." - Unknown

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“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” George Bernard Shaw

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“I’m pretty sure that eating chocolate keeps wrinkles away because I have never seen a 10 year old with a Hershey bar and crows feet.” – Amy Neftzger

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“Laughter is brightest in the place where food is.” – Irish Proverb

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“Well, food’s always the way to anybody’s heart, I think, guy or girl.” – Josh Hutcherson

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Positive Quotes

“Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice.” ― Mary Berry

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"If you’re hungry and you want thousands of something, then eat rice!" - Unknown

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"I’m the best when it comes to eating meat." - Unknown

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"If you combine wine and dinner, the new word is winner." - Unknown

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“At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind.” – Michael Pollan

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“You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” – Paul Prudhomme

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“Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.” –Jo Brand

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“Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

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"Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first." - Unknown

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“Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don't forget food. You can go a week without laughing.” ― Joss Whedon

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“Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.” – Auguste Escoffier

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"Everything tastes good when you’re hungry." - Unknown

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“Food is an important part of a balanced diet.” – Fran Lebowitz

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“I realized very early the power of food to evoke memory, to bring people together, to transport you to other places, and I wanted to be a part of that.” – José Andrés Puerta

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“Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.” – Sophia Loren

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“Food is really and truly the most effective medicine.” – Joel Fuhrman

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“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… The people who give you their food give you their heart.” – Cesar Chavez

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"If you combine good flavors, food turns into an orchestra." - Unknown

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"I like my coffee black like my soul." - Unknown

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"Good food is the foundation of happiness." - Unknown

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“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” –Virginia Woolf

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“The secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” – Mark Twain

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“A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.” – Thomas Keller

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"If it’s made of chocolate, then I’m going to eat it!" - Unknown

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“Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.” – Mark Twain

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“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” –J.R.R. Tolkien

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"To eat is human, to digest, divine." - Unknown

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“Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don't believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; take your pills. Exercise because it's good for you even if every step weighs a thousand pounds. Eat when food itself disgusts you. Reason with yourself when you have lost your reason.” ― Andrew Solomon, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression

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"If my plate is full, I'm happy." - Unknown

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“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” –Hippocrates

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“Winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin paired with a roast chicken.” – Alex Guarnaschelli

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“I love you like a fat kid loves cake.” –Scott Adams

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“We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.” – Anna Thomas

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"Halt your work and eat lunch!" - Unknown

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“You can’t just eat good food. You’ve got to talk about it too. And you’ve got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food.” – Kurt Vonnegut

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"Donut worry, be happy." - Unknown

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“A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring the soul to the recipe.” – Thomas Keller

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"Sorry, if it’s not on the plate, then it can wait." - Unknown

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“There’s not a better feeling in the world than a warm pizza on your lap.” – Kevin James

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“Butter is the most delicate of foods among barbarous nations, and one which distinguishes the wealthy from the multitude at large.” – Pliny

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"My head is full of thoughts about food. Don’t judge, it’s a thing." - Unknown

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"To eat is to appropriate by destruction." - Unknown

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"Never break a promise! On the other hand, you can break as many pie crust as you want." - Unknown

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“One cannot think well, love well and sleep well unless one has dined well.” – Virginia Woolf

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“Tell me what to eat, and I will tell you what you are.” – Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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"There is no love more sincere than my love for food." - Unknown

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"Despite what psychologists say, it’s totally okay to replace love with food." - Unknown

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“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.” – Luciano Pavarotti

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"Broken cookies have no calories!" - Unknown

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"I’m feeling heroic today. I think I might go rescue some alcohol trapped in some kind of bottle later." - Unknown

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