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Food Quotes

22 of the best book quotes about food
  1. #1
    “Now let me see,” he thought, as he took his last lick of the inside of the jar, “where was I going, Ah, yes, Eeyore.” He got up slowly. And then, suddenly, he remembered. He had eaten Eeyore’s present!
  2. #2
    “Oh, my sainted aunt! Don’t mention that disgusting stuff in front of me! Do you know what breakfast cereal is made of? It’s made of all those little curly wooden shavings you find in pencil sharpeners!”
  3. #3
    “I love Twinkies, and the reason I am saying that is because we are all supposed to think of reasons to live.”
  4. #4
    “There is something about very cold weather that gives one an enormous appetite. Most of us find ourselves beginning to crave rich steaming stews and hot apple pies and all kinds of delicious warming dishes; and because we are all a great deal luckier than we realize, we usually get what we want—or near enough.”
  5. #5
    “The only meals they could afford were bread and margarine for breakfast, boiled potatoes and cabbage for lunch, and cabbage soup for supper.”
  6. #6
    “Everything in this room is edible. Even I’m edible. But, that would be called canibalism. It is looked down upon in most societies.”
  7. #7
    “Frying chicken always makes me feel a little better about life.”
  8. #8
    “Yippeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!” And at the same time, his long bony body rose up out of the bed and his bowl of soup went flying into the face of Grandma Josephine, and in one fantastic leap, this old fellow of ninety-six and a half, who hadn’t been out of bed these last twenty years, jumped on to the floor and started doing a dance of victory in his pajamas.”
  9. #9
    “Whipped cream isn’t whipped cream at all if it hasn’t been whipped with whips, just like poached eggs isn’t poached eggs unless it’s been stolen in the dead of the night.”
  10. #10
    “Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.”
  11. #11
    “Try them, try them, and you may! Try them and you may, I say.”
  12. #12
    “I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-Am.”
  13. #13
    “Could you ask your friend to do his exercises somewhere else? I shall be having lunch directly, and don’t want it bounced on just before I begin. A trifling matter, and fussy of me, but we all have our little ways.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
    concepts
    UniquenessFood
  14. #14
    “Good things come to those who find it and shove it in their mouth!”
  15. #15
    “It’s been many years since I had such an exemplary vegetable.”
  16. #16
    “The sun looks down on nothing half so good as a household laughing together over a meal.”
  17. #17
    “‘When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,’ said Piglet at last, ‘What’s the first thing you say to yourself?’
    ‘What’s for breakfast?’ said Pooh. ‘What do you say, Piglet?’
    ‘I say, I wonder what’s going to happen exciting today?’ said Piglet.
    Pooh nodded thoughtfully. ‘It’s the same thing,’ he said.”
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    characters
    PigletPooh
    concept
    Food
  18. #18
    “Anyone who gives you a cinnamon roll fresh out of the oven is a friend for life.”
  19. #19
    “The sweetest honey is loathsome in its own deliciousness. And in the taste destroys the appetite. Therefore, love moderately.”
  20. #20
    “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Hobbit
    character
    Thorin
    concepts
    Being HappyFood
  21. #21
    “A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.”
  22. #22
    “I suppose I ought to eat or drink something or other; but the great question is ‘What?’”
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