“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” – James Beard

“Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors – it’s how you combine them that sets you apart.” – Wolfgang Puck

“First we eat, then we do everything else.” – M.F.K. Fisher

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

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates

“Eating well is a form of self-respect.” – Alice Waters

“The secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” – Mark Twain

“Laughter is brightest where food is best.” – Irish Proverb

“Food is not just eating energy. It’s an experience.” – Guy Fieri

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.” – Auguste Escoffier

“The only thing I like better than talking about Food is eating.” – John Walters

“Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” – Ernestine Ulmer

“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him – the people who give you their food give you their heart.” – Cesar Chavez

“One must eat to live, not live to eat.” – Moliere

“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” – Julia Child

“A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.” – Thomas Keller

“You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” – Paul Prudhomme

“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

“Food, like a loving touch or a glimpse of divine power, has that ability to comfort.” – Norman Kolpas

“Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people eat together.” – Guy Fieri

“Food is memories.” – Jose Andres

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces – just good food from fresh ingredients.” – Julia Child

“Food is an important part of a balanced diet.” – Fran Lebowitz

“Food should be fun.” – Thomas Keller

“Food, to me, is always about cooking and eating with those you love and care for.” – David Chang

“Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.” – Dorothy Day

“Cooking is like love, it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” – Harriet van Horne

“The way you make an omelet reveals your character.” – Anthony Bourdain

“Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” – Harriet van Horne