The next best thing to eating food, is talking about it. And we’ve all done our fair share of that — us food editors especially. But there are some people who love food so much, who think about food in just the right way, that they articulate what we’ve always felt but haven’t been able to eloquently put into words. Those people — like M.F.K. Fisher and Julia Child — are heroes, not only for the good work they’ve done, but for the great quotes they have left behind.
In the world of health and weight loss, we hear a plethora of information about what, when, and how much we should eat. But for all this information, the discussion about our relationship with food is non-existent at best. It seems that we live in a culture that is dependent on sound information about weight loss, of which there is none. To be sure, when I say sound information about weight loss, I am speaking of information about weight loss that incorporates information pertaining to your relationship with food. Without this integral piece of information, the changes we may make in the what, when, and how much categories of our weight loss will only be first order changes. First order changes are changes in behavior, not the underlying thoughts, and feelings that support behavior.
Everyone from chefs to comedians and actors have something to say about food. Read on for our favorite food-related quotations.
Check out our favorite 40 food quotes and share yours.
40 Best Food Quotes Ever