food has more power than we care to admit; whether it's Adam taking a bite of that forbidden fruit or siblings fighting over the last piece of chicken, or Bae giving an attitude because the pizza delivery guy is late, we can't deny that some of the greatest moments in life, including Twitter meltdowns, have been because of food. While some have taken their understanding of food to the next level, others have also found innovative ways to change the world through its production. Here are 15 Quotes by writers who found the right words to describe the joy I feel when I have crispy French fries in my mouth.

Brilliant quotes about food

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

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

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

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

5. “The preparation of good food is merely another expression of art, one of the joys of civilized living.” - Dione Lucas

6. “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

7. "Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice.” - Mary Berry

8. We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” - David Mamet

For the love of deliciousness

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

10. “Ice-cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn't illegal.” - Voltaire


“Anything is good if it's made of chocolate.” - Jo Brand

12. “I don't know what it is about food your mother makes for you, especially when it's something that anyone can make - pancakes, meatloaf, tuna salad - but it carries a certain taste of memory.” - Mitch Albom

13. “If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.” - Abraham Lincoln


“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

15. “I know the look of an apple that is roasting and sizzling on the hearth on a winter's evening, and I know the comfort that comes of eating it hot, along with some sugar and a drench of cream... I know how the nuts taken in conjunction with winter apples, cider, and doughnuts, make old people's tales and old jokes sound fresh and crisp and enchanting.” - Mark Twain