When hungry, eat your rice; when tired, close your eyes. Fools may laugh at me, but wise men know what I mean.
If one doesn't have a character like Abraham Lincoln or Joan of Arc, a diet simply disintegrates into eating exactly what you want to eat, but with a bad conscience.
—Maria Augusta Trapp
Eating is never so simple as hunger.
A waist is a terrible thing to mind.
There's something I've noticed about food: whenever there's a crisis, if you can get people to eating normally, things get better.
If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.
The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd druther not.
Fake food — I mean those patented substances chemically flavored and mechanically bulked out to kill the appetite and deceive the gut — is unnatural, almost immoral, a bane to good eating and good cooking.
Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration.
Loneliness is like starvation: you don't realize how hungry you are until you begin to eat.
—Joyce Carol Oates in Faithless
I never eat in a restaurant that's over a hundred feet off the ground and won't stand still.
Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.
The meal is not over when I'm full. The meal is over when I hate myself.