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Category: Food and Drink.

The repository contains 74 quotes in the category “Food and Drink.”
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Imagine a flower: A climbing orchid, to be exact; the one of some twenty thousand varieties that produces something edible. Now imagine that its blooms must be pollinated either by hand or a small variety of Mexican bee, and that each bloom only opens for one day a year. Now imagine the fruit of this orchid, a pod, being picked and cured, sitting in the sun all day, sweating under blankets all night for months until, shrunken and shriveled, it develops a heady, exotic perfume and flavor. Now imagine that this fruit’s name is synonymous with dull, boring, and ordinary. How vanilla got this bad rap I for one will never know.

Alton Brown
1962 —     

Wine is like women. It tempts you; it comforts you; it confuses you and can even turn on you when you least expect it. It can be your friend one day and your enemy the next.

Alton Brown
1962 —     

With the exception of tax attorneys, nothing hangs onto the edge of a martini glass better than shrimp.

Alton Brown
1962 —     

You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.

Woody Allen
1935 —     

Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

Benjamin Franklin
1706 — 1790

There cannot be good living where there is not good drinking.

Benjamin Franklin
1706 — 1790

There is no love sincerer than the love of food.

George Bernard Shaw
1856 — 1950

Whever you see the word cuisine used instead of the word food, be prepared to pay an additional eighty percent.

George Carlin
1937 — 2008

Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.

Mark Twain
1835 — 1910

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

Never refuse wine. It is an odd but universally held opinion that anyone who doesn’t drink must be an alcoholic.

P. J. O’Rourke
1947 —     

When we win, I’m so happy I eat a lot. When we lose, I’m so depressed I eat a lot. When we’re rained out, I’m so disappointed I eat a lot.

Tommy Lasorda
1927 —     

Grub first, then ethics.

Bertolt Brecht
1898 — 1956

If wine tells the truth, and so have said the wise, it makes me laugh to think how brandy lies!

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
1809 — 1894

To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.

Chancellor Otto von Bismarck
1815 — 1898

There are sixteen cans of coffee here; together they hold a total of thirteen and a half pounds of coffee. Doesn’t that seem like cheating?

Andy Rooney
1919 — 2011

The other day they asked me about mandatory drug testing. I said I believed in drug testing a long time ago. All through the sixties I tested everything.

Bill “The Spaceman” Lee
1946 —     

A woman drove me to drink and I didn’t even have the decency to thank her.

W. C. Fields
1880 — 1946

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.

W. C. Fields
1880 — 1946

I never eat breakfast on an empty stomach.

W. C. Fields
1880 — 1946

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