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Soup is just a way of screwing you out of a meal.
Jay Leno

An American can eat anything on the face of this earth as long as he has two pieces of
bread.
Bill Cosby

Drink is more a disease than a vice.
Mahatma Gandhi

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as
bacon.
Doug Larson

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

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relatives.
Oscar Wilde

Everything you see I owe to pasta.
Sophia Loren

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

My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have
been wrecked.
Sir Winston Churchill

Whiskey when you're sick makes you well. Whiskey makes you sick when you're well.
Irish proverb

You know you've had too much to eat for Christmas dinner when you slump down onto a
beanbag and realize... there is no beanbag.
David Letterman

I was a vegetarian until I started leaning toward the sunlight.
Rita Rudner

Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.
Ovid

White bread: I cringe every time I see a child eating a sandwich made out of American white
bread. Give them whole wheat or rye if you love them.
Marlene Dietrich

Onion treats seven ailments.
Russian proverb

We got so much food in America we're allergic to food. Allergic to food! Hungry people ain't
allergic to shit. You think anyone in Rwanda's got a f***ing lactose intolerance?
Chris Rock

I love Thanksgiving turkey; it's the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Drink because you are happy, but never because you are miserable.
G. K. Chesterton

I didn't fight my way to the top of the food chain to be a vegetarian.
Erma Bombeck

You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six.
Yogi Berra

Nourish the mind like you would your body. The mind cannot survive on junk food.
Jim Rohn

The federal government has sponsored research that has produced a tomato that is perfect
in every respect, except that you can't eat it. We should make every effort to make sure this
disease, often referred to as "progress", doesn't spread.
Andy Rooney

How can a nation be called great if its bread tastes like kleenex?
Julia Child

Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.
Louis Pasteur

Presently we were aware of an odour gradually coming towards us, something musky,
savoury, mysterious; a hot drowsy smell that lulls the senses, and yet enflames them -
the truffles were coming.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Here's to alcohol, the cause of, and solution to, all life's problems.
Homer Simpson

If you find a better way to be happy than by overeating, your body will naturally return to its
balanced state.
Deepak Chopra

I said to my wife, "I can't eat this beef stew." She said, "Shut up! It's custard pie!"
Tommy Cooper

Water is the only drink for a wise man.
Henry David Thoreau

First the man takes a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes the man.
Japanese proverb

I understand the big food companies are developing a tearless onion. I think they can do
it - after all, they've already given us tasteless bread.
Robert Orben

Vegetarian – that's an old Indian word meaning lousy hunter.
Andy Rooney

Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good
cut of meat.
Fran Lebowitz

Hamburgers: the cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast.
Samuel L. Jackson, Pulp Fiction

Fish is the only food that is considered spoiled once it smells like what it is.
P. J. O'Rourke

The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread.
Steven Wright

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

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