You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars.
My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.
If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
—Carl Sagan in Cosmos
When hungry, eat your rice; when tired, close your eyes. Fools may laugh at me, but wise men know what I mean.
Be nice. Funny. Smart. Generous. Kind. Feed your body with good food. Your soul with good friends. And your mind with new things.
—Jillian Dodd in Love Me
Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
—G. K. Chesterton
If one doesn't have a character like Abraham Lincoln or Joan of Arc, a diet simply disintegrates into eating exactly what you want to eat, but with a bad conscience.
—Maria Augusta Trapp
Eating is never so simple as hunger.
Man does not live by bread alone.
Man does not live by bread alone, but he also does not live long without it.
No man was ever more than about nine meals away from crime or suicide.
The worm in the radish doesn't think there is anything sweeter.
Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline, the first often tasting like the second.
A waist is a terrible thing to mind.
If you don't have any money, the problem is food. When you have money, it's sex. When you have both, it's health. If everything is simply jake, then you're frightened of death.
—J. P. Donleavy