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Oh the tiger will love you. There is no sincerer love than the love of food.

Miss a meal if you have to but don't miss a book.

There is no sincerer love than the love of food.

If music be the food of love, play on.

Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight dinner soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays I go Fridays.

When I get a little money I buy books, and if any is left I buy food and clothes.

As long as I have rice to eat and pure water to drink I can find joy within.

I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love.

Human beings can withstand a week without water, two weeks without food, many years of homelessness, but not loneliness. It is the worst of all tortures, the worst of all sufferings.

Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.

The biggest seller is cookbooks, and the second is diet books – how not to eat what you’ve just learned how to cook.

At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done. We will be judged by "I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in."

I know it's not cat food, but what exactly is it that they put inside of tinned ravioli?

To lengthen thy life lessen thy meals.

I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts.

Orson Welles

Vegetarian: an old Indian word for bad hunter.

In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.

The easiest beneficence is a smile. The simplest release is to have a vegetarian meal.

The synthesis of pure calming food is breathing pure air, listening to good sounds, looking at good sights, and touching pure objects.

Nobody can write the life of a man, but those who have eat, and drunk, and lived in social intercourse with him.

American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it.

Dave Barry

Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch.

Orson Welles

It's okay to eat fish because they don't have any feelings.

Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup only less filling.

Dave Barry

To eat meat is just a habit after we were born. In fact, we are not born to eat meat.

Hope is a good breakfast, but a bad supper.

Amazing that the human race has taken enough time out from thinking about food or sex to create the arts and sciences.

My wife dresses to kill. She cooks the same way.

Henny Youngman

He that waits upon fortune is never sure of a dinner.

Nature can be modified by nurture, even dogs can cease to relish meat when they are trained to relish only vegetarian food.

I don't like food that's too carefully arranged, it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I'd buy a painting.

The only kind of seafood I trust is the fish stick, a totally featureless fish that doesn't have eyeballs or fins.

Give food to the hungry, water to the thirsty and clothes to the naked. Then God will be pleased.

My three addictions of choice are food, love and work.

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food, therefore if he eats meat he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin, what else does a man need to be happy?

Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.

I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.

Rodney Dangerfield

Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.

Sometimes it's just easier to say yes to that extra snack or dessert because, frankly, it is exhausting to keep saying no. It's exhausting to plead with our kids to eat just one more bite of vegetables.

I want to get a vending machine with fun sized candy bars, and the glass in front is a magnifying glass. You'll be mad but it will be too late.

Mitch Hedberg

I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.

I wanted to be a skinny little ballerina, but I was a voluptuous little Italian girl whose dad had meatballs on the table every night.

A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes through many to make sure of one.

Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.

Advertising nourishes the consuming power of men. It sets up before a man the goal of a better home, better clothing, better food for himself and his family. It spurs individual exertion and greater production.

Winston Churchill

An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.

Albert Einstein

Ignorance and error are necessary to life like bread and water.

Hunger is the best pickle.

Did you ever see the customers in health-food stores? They are pale skinny people who look half-dead. In a steak house you see robust ruddy people. They're dying, of course, but they look terrific.

With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink and my bent arm for a pillow - I have still joy in the midst of all these things.

The danger is not lest the soul should doubt whether there is any bread, but lest, by a lie, it should persuade itself that it is not hungry.

Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.   

The sun looks down on nothing half so good as a household laughing together over a meal.

C. S. Lewis

When you rise in the morning give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food, and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.


A dish fit for the gods.

Do not blame the food because you have no appetite.

We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love.

There is more hunger in the world for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead.

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty, than the person who has nothing to eat.

Mother Teresa

Eat to please thyself but dress to please others.

All great change in America begins at the dinner table.

Cloquet hated reality, but realized it was still the only place to get a good steak.

Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.

There are people in the world so hungry that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.

Sex is like having dinner: sometimes you joke about the dishes, sometimes you take the meal seriously.

The gift of food to the hungry is the noblest of all gifts.

We can't get to the $4 trillion in savings that we need by just cutting the 12 percent of the budget that pays for things like medical research and education funding and food inspectors and the weather service. And we can't just do it by making seniors pay more for Medicare.

Just as the soul fills the body so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body so God gives food to the world.

The food here is terrible and the portions are too small.

We like food ... This is too much to eat at one time. You'd get sick.

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

J. R. R. Tolkien

No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail, for being in a ship is being in a jail with the chance of being drowned... a man in a jail has more room better food and commonly better company.

Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

Charity does not mean that the land should be full of beggars. We can provide some support and means for the beggars but provide food clothing and other conveniences in such a way that you are not encouraging laziness and begging.

Water is the medicine for indigestion, it is invigorating when the food that is eaten is well digested, it is like nectar when drunk in the middle of a dinner, and it is like poison when taken at the end of a meal.

I have trouble with seafood because it tastes like a dock.

I'm not asking any of you to make drastic changes to every single one of your recipes or to totally change the way you do business. But what I am asking is that you consider reformulating your menu in pragmatic and incremental ways to create healthier versions of the foods that we all love.

Michelle Obama

We begin to see therefore the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.

Mother Nature clearly intended for us to get our food from the "patty" group which includes hamburgers fish sticks and McNuggets- foods that have had all of their organs safely removed.

A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.

There's cleanliness to how I eat now. I'm much more in tune with my body so now that I'm so in tune based on having become a semivegan I can tell what foods affect energy levels. I can tell when I've been eating particularly high nutrient foods or I can tell when my glycemic levels are all over the place.

Music is the fourth great material want first food then clothes then shelter then music.

Food cooked in water should not be used the next day, it becomes harmful.

Tofu hot dogs are actually scarier than real hot dogs. It's like wanting the worst possible meat product, without even the thrill of it actually being meat.

What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.

Not necessity not desire - no the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health food a place to live entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.

Friedrich Nietzsche

If a smoker blows air on a white handkerchief he will find yellow spots on it. This is a sign of disease. Smoking leads to cancer. Drinking is a demonic quality. It makes you intoxicated and to forget yourself. Consuming non-vegetarian food is also a bad quality.

I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead.

The main facts in human life are five: birth food sleep love and death.

Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.

Rain which falls upon the sea is useless, so is food for one who is satiated, in vain is a gift for one who is wealthy, and a burning lamp during the daytime is useless.

I do yoga, I do Bikram, and I run, and I eat really healthy.

Lady Gaga

I do the same exercises I did 50 years ago and they still work. I eat the same food I ate 50 years ago and it still works.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.

I don't want to hear the specials. If they're so special put 'em on the menu.

Innovations that are guided by smallholder farmers adapted to local circumstances and sustainable for the economy and environment will be necessary to ensure food security in the future.

In cultivating human values emphasis should also be placed on avoiding wastage of money food and time.

We take food for granted but it isn't a luxury for many people.

The first duty of government is to see that people have food fuel and clothes. The second that they have means of moral and intellectual education.

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.

It is significant to note that those who live on vegetarian food are less prone to diseases whereas non-vegetarians are subject to more diseases. Why? Because animal food is incompatible with the needs of the human body.

There is no way that writers can be tamed and rendered civilized or even cured. The only solution known to science is to provide the patient with an isolation room where he can endure the acute stages in private and where food can be poked in to him with a stick.

Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on, its delight is murder and its end is despair.

Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.

It was the Law of the Sea they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that we all enter the food chain and not always right at the top.

If you live on the level of the Body and the Individual you will get entangled in food fun and frolic ease envy and pride. Forget it ignore it overcome it -- You will have peace joy and calm. In the Divine Path there is no chance of failure, it is the Path of Love.

When human body itself is made of flesh where is the need to consume the flesh of birds and animals? You should partake of only sacred food. Only then you will have sacred feelings.

In the matter of acquiring food different kinds of strength abilities and skills are used by us but these very same skills are used by animals and birds as well.

It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available.

Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.

More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.

Avoid fried foods which angry up the blood.

This body is the residence of God. The food you take is the offering you make to him. Your act of bathing is the ceremonial bathing of Him who is in You. The ground you walk on is His domain. The joy you gain is His gift. The grief you experience is His lesson. Remember Him ever in sun and rain day and night asleep and awake.

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

Is Elizabeth Taylor fat? Her favorite food is seconds.

If I like a food I'll eat it even if I know it's not good for me.

If you're using first-class land for biofuels then you're competing with the growing of food. And so you're actually spiking food prices by moving energy production into agriculture.

Love is your life your friend your relative your food and your everything. Heart that is filled with love can never be polluted. Love is nectarine. Once you fill it in your heart the poison of evil will have no place in it.

Even when a person has all of life's comforts - good food good shelter a companion - he or she can still become unhappy when encountering a tragic situation.

Once during Prohibition I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.

We should all grow our own food and do our own waste processing we really should.

The nature of the food determines the nature of one' s thoughts feelings and actions.

Never order food in excess of your body weight.

I am proud to be an American. Because an American can eat anything on the face of this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.

An egg boiled very soft is not unwholesome.

All wholesome food is caught without a net or a trap.

I did not consume any food drink or product from any of the hotels for fear of sabotage. The cooler was full of incredibly top-secret and potentially illegal water cereals jams bread salt pepper butter etc.

It has been well said that the food one consumes determines one's thoughts. By eating the flesh of various animals the qualities of these animals are imbibed. How sinful is it to feed on animals which are sustained by the same five elements as human beings! This leads to demonic tendencies besides committing the sin of inflicting cruelty on animals.

A limit should be placed on the food that we take.

Too much food results in dullness of mind.

The reason it's called "Grape Nuts" is that it contains "dextrose " which is also sometimes called "grape sugar" and also because "Grape Nuts" is catchier in terms of marketing than "A Cross Between Gerbil Food and Gravel " which is what it tastes like.

A man who encounters the following three is unfortunate, the death of his wife in his old age the entrusting of money into the hands of relatives and depending upon others for food.

If you're going to America bring your own food.

Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

For sacred thoughts and sacred deeds sacred food is essential.

My weaknesses have always been food and men - in that order.

Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.

Is it a coincidence that in 1998 Barack Obama talks about a majority coalition of welfare recipients and in 2012 we got a record number of Americans on food stamps while he's president? I don't think it's a coincidence.

Meat eating is also very bad. If you partake animal food you will develop animal qualities. As is the food so is the head. So you should have regulation of food. Then the fourth one is gambling. Those in the spiritual field should immediately give up smoking drinking meat eating and gambling. All these four are bad qualities.

And let's be clear: It's not enough just to limit ads for foods that aren't healthy. It's also going to be critical to increase marketing for foods that are healthy.

Green Eggs and Ham was the story of my life. I wouldn't eat a thing when I was a kid, but Dr. Seuss inspired me to try cauliflower!

And what Socrates is the food of the soul? Surely I said knowledge is the food of the soul.

You know if I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough I would be convinced we're in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we've got to do something about the unemployed.

Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them.

A basin of nice smooth gruel - thin, but not too thin.

The class of citizens who provide at once their own food and their own raiment may be viewed as the most truly independent and happy.

Knowledge that is not put into practice is like food that is not digested.

So long as you have food in your mouth you have solved all questions for the time being.

From the time of our birth till the time this body perishes we are making many attempts to earn money and acquire food. In this process of amassing wealth we are adopting means and methods which are adopted also by the birds and animals.

I have been stressing the vital importance of people giving up this habit of eating non-vegetarian food even from my boyhood days. Meat eating fosters animal qualities in man making him descend to the demoniac level, it is a heart-rending sight to see cows being slaughtered to serve as food for man.

Food should not be too salty too hot too bitter too sweet too sour.

The problem is when that fun stuff becomes the habit. And I think that's what's happened in our culture. Fast food has become the everyday meal.

Do not throw coins when beggars stretch their hands for alms, help them to become self-reliant. Provide food and shelter love and care for the sick and aged.

There is no water like rainwater, no strength like one's own, no light like that of the eyes, and no wealth more dear than food grain.

Man degrades himself by consuming intoxicating drinks and non-vegetarian food and by indulging in smoking. These noxious habits affect the brain also.

Life has to be lived through for the sake of the chance to unfold the virtues.Otherwise man is a burden upon the earth a consumer of food.

The food that one eats has to be pure free from the subtle evils radiated by the persons who collect the materials who cook the dishes and who serve them.

I was always a junk food person still am.

Don't waste money Don't waste time Don't waste food Don't waste energy.

I believe in using words not fists. I believe in my outrage knowing people are living in boxes on the street. I believe in honesty. I believe in a good time. I believe in good food. I believe in sex.

Food is an important part of a balanced diet.

I do remember how it was to be poor. I do remember that in my early years we had to grow and raise all of our food even our animals. And I remember in my early life we didn't even have electricity. So it was very very hard times then.

A wise man should not divulge the formula of a medicine which he has well prepared, an act of charity which he has performed, domestic conflicts, private affairs with his wife, poorly prepared food he may have been offered, or slang he may have heard.


In order to have sacred thoughts give up the vices like consumption of non-vegetarian food smoking and drinking intoxicants.

Food conditions the nature of the mind. Mind guides the thinking. Thinking results in action. Actions lead to commensurate or matching results and effects. This chain of action between the food we eat and the results of our actions highlights the fact that meat eating leads to beastly actions and the concomitant evil effects.

I love inventive food but I want the classic dishes to taste like how I remember them. I get a little bummed out when there is too much fancy stuff going on and it doesn't resemble the original dish at all.

Drew Barrymore

The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron isn't it? Like 'Republican party' or 'airplane food.'

To say that a work of art is good but incomprehensible to the majority of men is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it.

Leo Tolstoy

In the richest country in the history of the world this Obama economy has crushed the middle class. Family income has fallen by $4 000 but health insurance premiums are higher food prices are higher utility bills are higher and gasoline prices have doubled. Today more Americans wake up in poverty than ever before.

Mitt Romney

No bird casts the seed on land to grow food for itself nor do beasts plough and enclose fields claiming - this is mine this is for my children and children's children -.

Residing in a small village devoid of proper living facilities serving a person born of a low family unwholesome food a frowning wife a foolish son and a widowed daughter burn the body without fire.


By Forbearance you cultivate Love. You have come today to your own home. This is your home, not Mine. My home is your heart. So do not try to have your lunch elsewhere but in your home where you get this day food consecrated by Me the Prasad.

Sai Baba

Even if we give parents all the information they need and we improve school meals and build brand new supermarkets on every corner, none of that matters if, when families step into a restaurant, they can't make a healthy choice.

Michelle Obama