Quotes by food

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  • Fran Lebowitz
    Fran Lebowitz
    American journalist 1951-
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    Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Food probably has a very great influence on the condition of men. Wine exercises a more visible influence, food does it more slowly but perhaps just as surely. Who knows if a well-prepared soup was not responsible for the pneumatic pump or a poor one for a war?
  • John Cage
    John Cage
    American composer and music 1912-1992
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    Food, one assumes, provides nourishment; but Americans eat it fully aware that small amounts of poison have been added to improve its appearance and delay its putrefaction.
  • Carla Hall
    Carla Hall
    American chef and television personality 1964-
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    For me, I love the flavors of Southern food, and people usually think of Southern food as heavy and fattening, but it doesn't have to be.
  • Bobby Flay
    Bobby Flay
    American celebrity chef and restaurateur 1964-
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    For me, it's all about moderation. I don't kick things out of my diet, like carbs. But I'm not going to eat fast food.
  • Bahman Ghobadi
    Bahman Ghobadi
    Iranian-Kurdish film director, producer and writer 1969-
    Bahman Ghobadi
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    For me, it's better to live without looking over your shoulder, worrying about who is controlling your phone, maybe poisoning your food.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
    Gloria Steinem
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    For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable.
  • Bill Buford
    Bill Buford
    American author and journalist
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    For reasons I didn't understand, I felt I needed to learn how to cook the food of France and knew that I was going to have to get over to the country: to Paris, I'd always assumed.
  • Arthur Schwartz
    Arthur Schwartz
    American composer and film producer 1900-1984
    Arthur Schwartz
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    For the most part this is a place to find down-to-earth advice on everyday cooking, eating, food shopping, cooking equipment, and nice things to put on your table.
  • Alice Hamilton
    Alice Hamilton
    American physician, research scientist, and author 1869-1970
    Alice Hamilton
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    From the first I became convinced that what I must look for was lead dust and lead fumes, that men were poisoned by breathing poisoned air, not by handling their food with unwashed hands.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    Given the cultural barriers to intersex conversation, the amazing thing is that we would even expect women and men to have anything to say to each other for more than ten minutes at a stretch. The barriers are ancient - perhaps rooted, as some paleontologist may soon discover, in the contrast between the occasional guttural utterances exchanged in male hunting bands and the extended discussions characteristic of female food-gathering groups.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    God comes to the hungry in the form of food.
  • Bobby Flay
    Bobby Flay
    American celebrity chef and restaurateur 1964-
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    Habaneros have a great fruity flavor, but the challenge is that you have to deflect the heat in order to taste the flavor. If you don't, you're dead. They should really have a warning sign on them. Deflect the habanero's heat by pairing it with sweet food.
  • Thomas Malthus
    Thomas Malthus
    English cleric and scholar 1766-1834
    Thomas Malthus
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    Had population and food increased in the same ratio, it is probable that man might never have emerged from the savage state.
    Source: An Essay on The Principle of Population (1798) XVIII, 11, 16
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.
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