Food

Feeling a bit hungry? Here are some proverbs and quotes about food.

Injera – Ethiopian food


 

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A meal of bread, cheese and beer constitutes the perfect food.

Queen Elizabeth I

Because of technological limits, there is a certain amount of food that we can produce per acre. If we were to have intensive greenhouse agriculture, we could have much higher production.

Ralph Merkle

Chemically speaking, chocolate really is the world's perfect food.

Michael Levine

Fast food may appear to be cheap food and, in the literal sense it often is, but that is because huge social and environmental costs are being excluded from the calculations.

Prince Charles

He who has plenty of pepper may season his food as he likes.

Latin

He who plants a coconut tree plants vessels and clothing, food and drink, a habitation for himself and a heritage for his children.


I have always said there is only one thing that can bring our nation down - our dependence on foreign countries for food and energy. Agriculture is the backbone of our economy.

John Salazar

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

Thorin
The Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien

If you are looking for a fly in your food it means that you are full.

South African

Imagine Italian food without tomatoes, Greek food without eggplant, Thai and Indonesian foods without peanut sauce, curries without chilies, hamburgers without French fries or ketchup, African food without cassava.

At Home
Bill Bryson
Effect of the distribution of new world crops

It is vitally important that we can continue to say, with absolute conviction, that organic farming delivers the highest quality, best-tasting food, produced without artificial chemicals or genetic modification, and with respect for animal welfare and the environment, while helping to maintain the landscape and rural communities.

Prince Charles

Man's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until the invention of agriculture, must have been precarious because of his inability to ensure his food supply.

Norman Borlaug

Mushrooms are the food of the gods.

Greek proverb

Now, more than ever, we need to connect the dots between climate, poverty, energy, food and water. These issues cannot be addressed in isolation.

Ban Ki-moon

Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar, and fat.

Alex Levine

Rather three days without food than a day without tea.

Chinese proverb

The black dog gets the food; the white dog gets the blame.


The impact of climate change on agriculture could result in problems with food security and may threaten livelihood activities upon which much of the population depends.

Ian Pearson

There is more in you of good than you know, child of the kindly West. Some courage and some wisdom, blended in measure. If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. But sad or merry, I must leave it now. Farewell!

Thorin
The Hobbit - Chapter 18 - The Return Journey
J.R.R. Tolkien

These things are just plain annoying. After all the trouble you go to, you get about as much actual 'food' out of eating an artichoke as you would from licking 30 or 40 postage stamps.

Miss Piggie

We used to be a nation of farmers, but now it's less than two percent of the population in the United States. So a lot of us don't know a lot about what it takes to grow food.

Judith Redmond


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