Subject: Food/Drink » Eating

At the all-you-can-eat barbecue, you have to pay the regular dinner price if you eat less than you can.


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

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

I went to a restaurant that serves “breakfast at any time,” so I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.

(1955 – ) comedian, actor & writer

I don’t believe in dining on an empty stomach.

(1880 – 1946) comedian, actor, juggler & writer

Why would you want to sleep in on a Sunday when you can go pay $18 for eggs? Now, you’re thinking.

(1968 – ) American stand-up comedian

I’m a light eater. As soon as it's light, I start to eat.

(1925 – ) American professional football player

Beware the hobby that eats.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Who bothers to cook TV dinners? I suck them frozen.

(1935 – ) movie actor, director & comedian

No man is lonely while eating spaghetti.

(1890 – 1957) author & journalist

If you can eat anything you want to, what’s the fun in eating anything you want to?

(1956 – ) movie actor

When my mother had to get dinner for eight she'd just make enough for 16 and only serve half.

(1895 – 1964) comedian (wife & partner of George Burns)

The other day my wife asked me to take her someplace real expensive to eat, so I took her to the airport.

stand-up comedian

The laziest man I ever met put popcorn in his pancakes so they would turn over by themselves.

(1880 – 1946) comedian, actor, juggler & writer

He goes through groceries like an earth remover.

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

Ask not what you can do for your country; ask what’s for lunch.

(1915 – 1985) stage & film actor & director

I’m on a seafood diet… I see food, I eat it.

(1946 – ) singer, songwriter, author & actress

I want to keep fighting because it is the only thing that keeps me out of the hamburger joints. If I don’t fight, I’ll eat this planet.

(1949 – ) American boxing champion

The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for 30 years she served nothing but leftovers… the original meal was never found.

(1959 – ) British/American actress, comedian, director, author & screenwriter

Rose: I just can’t eat a greasy cheeseburger in the middle of the day anymore. Doesn’t it bloat you?

Doris: Bloat me? No, it doesn’t bloat me! Actually I thought it went real well with the spare ribs I had for breakfast.

Life is uncertain… eat dessert first.

(1925 – ) American writer

When I was pregnant, my friends sneered: ‘Eating for two, are we?’… I said, get lost, I’m not cutting down.

(1957 – ) British stand-up comedian

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