"When we eat together, when we set out to do so deliberately, life is better, no matter what your circumstances."
- Thomas Keller
"I like a cook who smiles out loud when he tastes his own work.
Let God worry about your modesty; I want to see your enthusiasm."
- Robert Farrar Capon
"The preparation of good food is merely another expression of art, one of the joys of civilized living…"
- Dione Lucas
"When something's well done, it's usually the steak."
- Anthony T. Hincks
"After a full belly all is poetry."
- Frank McCourt
"Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly."
- M.F.K. Fisher
"Desserts are the fairytales of the kitchen, a happily ever after to supper."
- Terri Guillemets
"Cakes are like books: There are new ones you want to read and old favorites you want to reread."
- Ellen Rose
"Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious."
- Ruth Reichl
"The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest."
- William Blake
"Man's hunger for freedom is as great, if not greater, than his hunger for food."
- Marty Rubin
"Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
- Charles Dickens
Ana Gomez Bernaus
"Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I am not a glutton - I am an explorer of food."
- Erma Bombeck
Mark T Smith
"I am a better person when I have less on my plate."
- Elizabeth Gilbert, "Eat, Pray, Love"
"We know that without food we would die. Without fellowship, life is not worth living."
- - Laurie Colwin
"Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough."
- Oprah Winfrey
"You gonna eat your tots?"
"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food."
"Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper."
- Adelle Davis
"One should eat to live, not live to eat."
"Food makes me happy. Make me work round the clock, but just feed me first!
- Deepika Padukone
Kevin Jay Stanton
"So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being."
- Franz Kafka
"f you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating."
- Leigh Hunt
"You are what what you eat"
- Michael Pollan
"For me, cooking is the only way I know how to show my love. That's why I am so passionate about food. It's such a love language."
- Ayesha Curry
"Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is."
- Ernest Hemingway, "The Old Man and the Sea"
"Your body is not a temple, it's an amusement park. Enjoy the ride."
- Anthony Bourdain, "Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly"
"Thanksgiving reminds us that no matter what befalls us in life, we can take the charred remnants and we can reconstruct a life unimaginably richer than that from which the shards and pieces fell."