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    Jonathan Swift

    He was a bold man that first eat an oyster.

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    Mae West

    I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.

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    Kenneth H. Cooper

    There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.

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    Dorothy Day

    Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.

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    Amy Sedaris

    People who shop in health food stores never look healthy.

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    Robert Mondavi

    I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.

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    Carre Otis

    I am not naturally that thin, so I had to go through everything from using drugs to diet pills to laxatives to fasting. Those were my main ways of controlling my weight.

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    Vanessa Carlton

    Food can become such a point of anxiety - not because it's food, but just because you have anxiety. That's how eating disorders develop.

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    Sally Schneider

    Confit is the ultimate comfort food, and trendy or not, it is dazzling stuff.

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    Sai Baba

    Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them.

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    Tipper Gore

    Our society's strong emphasis on dieting and self-image can sometimes lead to eating disorders. We know that more than 5 million Americans suffer from eating disorders, most of them young women.

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    George Orwell

    We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.

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    Quintilian

    Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.

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    Cyril Connolly

    The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food.

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    Karrie Webb

    I think Australian food is probably some of the best in the world.

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    Maimonides

    No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means.

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    Bryan Miller

    The disparity between a restaurant's price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.

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    Erma Bombeck

    I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.

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    James Thurber

    The most dangerous food is wedding cake.

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    Rachel Hunter

    I'm very girly. I love to talk about diets, exercise, kids, make-up.

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    Daryl Hannah

    That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much of my own food as possible.

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    Jo Brand

    Anything is good if it's made of chocolate.

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    Fran Drescher

    I have been dairy free for several years, and I started because I felt it was going to reduce my allergies, which it did, and help me lose weight, which it did.

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    Kurt Cobain

    It's okay to eat fish because they don't have any feelings.

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    Sophie Ellis Bextor

    I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time. I don't believe in diets. Have four pints one night, be healthy the next.

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    Sophia Loren

    Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.

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    Fran Lebowitz

    If you're going to America, bring your own food.

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    Jackie Gleason

    The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you're off it.

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    Tom Brady

    I could talk food all day. I love good food.

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    Joe E. Lewis

    I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster.

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    Martin Yan

    If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce. The reason being that if I have soy sauce, I can flavor a lot of things.

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    Emeril Lagasse

    My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better at night if I can improve an individual's knowledge about food and wine, and do it on a daily basis.

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    W. Somerset Maugham

    If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts.

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    W. C. Fields

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

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    William Powell

    I highly recommend worrying. It is much more effective than dieting.

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    Douglas Horton

    If food were free, why work?

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    Suzanne Somers

    I started dieting. I dieted, dieted, dieted and tried all the diets and I would lose and then I would go back to normal eating and would put it on and then some.

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    John Mortimer

    I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward.

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    Tyra Banks

    I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don't overeat.

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    Jack LaLanne

    If you've got a big gut and you start doing sit-ups, you are going to get bigger because you build up the muscle. You've got to get rid of that fat! How do you get rid of fat? By changing your diet.

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    Woody Allen

    Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.

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    Jenny Craig

    I don't believe in fad diets.

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    Oscar Wilde

    I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead.

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    Ronald Reagan

    It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available.

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    Alma Guillermoprieto

    I love food and I love everything involved with food. I love the fun of it. I love restaurants. I love cooking, although I don't cook very much. I love kitchens.

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    Jerry Brown

    It looks to me to be obvious that the whole world cannot eat an American diet.

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    Andrew Weil

    Get people back into the kitchen and combat the trend toward processed food and fast food.

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    Mario Batali

    We would load up the yellow Cutlass Supreme station wagon and pick blackberries during blackberry season or spring onions during spring onion season. For us, food was part of the fabric of our day.

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    Robert Redford

    Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.

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    Erma Bombeck

    Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.

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    Gro Harlem Brundtland

    Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases.

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    Tyra Banks

    I love all kinds of bread. Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.

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    Henry Fielding

    LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.

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    Courteney Cox

    If I like myself at this weight, then this is what I'm going to be. I don't have an eating disorder.

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    Ray Kroc

    We provide food that customers love, day after day after day. People just want more of it.

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    Thomas Keller

    Food should be fun.

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    Dolly Parton

    My weaknesses have always been food and men - in that order.

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    Alice Paul

    Food simply isn't important to me.

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    William Banting

    I am now in that happy comfortable state that I do not hesitate to indulge in any fancy in regard to diet, but watch the consequences, and do not continue any course which adds to weight or bulk and consequent discomfort.

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    Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.

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    Gene Tierney

    I followed the same diet for 20 years, eliminating starches, living on salads, lean meat, and small portions.

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    Joseph Lelyveld

    More than any other in Western Europe, Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.

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    Paul Prudhomme

    You don't need a silver fork to eat good food.

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    Gene Tunney

    A boxer's diet should be low in fat and high in proteins and sugar. Therefore you should eat plenty of lean meat, milk, leafy vegetables, and fresh fruit and ice cream for sugar.

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    Mike Ditka

    Some people are willing to pay the price and it's the same with staying healthy or eating healthy. There's some discipline involved. There's some sacrifices.

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    Mike Ditka

    You see people who have been very heavy in their life who have taken that body, trimmed it down, firmed it up through discipline, exercise and being able to say no. Eating properly, that all comes into it.

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    Michael Pollan

    High-quality food is better for your health.

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    Jamie Oliver

    What I've enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn - I love it!

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    Finley Peter Dunne

    Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.

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    Keith Emerson

    We can all put weight on or lose weight.

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    Helena Rubinstein

    Leave the table while you still feel you could eat a little more.

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    George Bernard Shaw

    Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.

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    Bruce Froemming

    Dieting is murder on the road. Show me a man who travels and I'll show you one who eats.

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    Diane von Furstenberg

    Italy will always have the best food.

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    David Soul

    I like to eat and I love the diversity of foods.

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    Franz Kafka

    So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.

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    Ken Hill

    Food is your body's fuel. Without fuel, your body wants to shut down.

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    Edie Brickell

    I can make dressing - or stuffing. Y'all call it stuffing up here, we call it dressing down there. It's really good dressing. That family recipe was passed on, and I love to make that.

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    Andy Rooney

    I don't like food that's too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I'd buy a painting.

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    Neal Barnard

    Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat.

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    Pat Buchanan

    The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body.

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    John Corry

    One of the glories of New York is its ethnic food, and only McDonald's and Burger King equalize us all.

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    Hank Stram

    You can't be fat and fast, too; so lift, run, diet and work.

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    Leo Tolstoy

    A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.

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    John Walters

    Too many people just eat to consume calories. Try dining for a change.

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    Gro Harlem Brundtland

    A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual right and an essential condition for sustainable development, especially in developing countries.

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    Bill Toomey

    As I mentioned previously, the tools that allow for optimum health are diet and exercise.

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    Moliere

    One should eat to live, not live to eat.

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt

    I do love Italian food. Any kind of pasta or pizza. My new pig out food is Indian food. I eat Indian food like three times a week. It's so good.

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    Phil Donahue

    Miss Child is never bashful with butter.

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    Joan Rivers

    Is Elizabeth Taylor fat? Her favorite food is seconds.

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    Dave Barry

    Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, only less filling.

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    Roland Joffe

    Sitting down to a meal with an Indian family is different from sitting down to a meal with a British family.

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    Ted Nugent

    Vegetarians are cool. All I eat are vegetarians - except for the occasional mountain lion steak.

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    Sasha Cohen

    I eat a variety of foods like vegetables, fruit and beef for protein and iron.

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    Denis Leary

    Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct.

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    Yogi Berra

    You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six.

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    Mike Ditka

    So, when it comes to eating healthy, it's just doing the right thing. And it's not something you have to do 365 days a year, but I think it's something you have to do 25 days a month. Let's put it that way.

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    Benjamin Franklin

    Beware the hobby that eats.

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    Marilyn vos Savant

    Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing to the eye and even more flavorful than before.

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    James Talent

    Each of us should take personal responsibility for our diet, and our children's diet, and the government's role should be to make certain it provides the best information possible to help people stay healthy.

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    Ted Nugent

    My idea of fast food is a mallard.

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    Susan Lucci

    I love spaghetti and meatballs... I eat a lot.

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    Linford Christie

    Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as well as increasing levels of exercise.

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    Frank A. Clark

    Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar

    I like food. I like eating. And I don't want to deprive myself of good food.

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    Truman Capote

    Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.

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    Cesar Chavez

    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.

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    Hattie McDaniel

    As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I'll take roast chicken and dumplings.

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    Samuel Butler

    Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.

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    Ronald Reagan

    You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans.

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    William J. Clinton

    I haven't eaten at a McDonald's since I became President.

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    Calvin Trillin

    The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.

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    Cameron Diaz

    French fries. I love them. Some people are chocolate and sweets people. I love French fries. That and caviar.

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    M. F. K. Fisher

    Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.

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    Norman Borlaug

    Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved, nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply.

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    Calvin Trillin

    Health food makes me sick.

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    Damon Wayans

    The less food, the more time to talk, the more to talk about.

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    M. F. K. Fisher

    Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.

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    Mario Batali

    In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are the two most interesting food towns. In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli. There's no mediocrity accepted.

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    Jack LaLanne

    Do you know how many calories are in butter and cheese and ice cream? Would you get your dog up in the morning for a cup of coffee and a donut?

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    A. J. Liebling

    An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed.

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    Woody Allen

    I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead.

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    Robin Leach

    In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.

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    Lee Haney

    The circuit training program along with a healthy clean diet is the way to excellent results.

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    Jason Zebehazy

    Three things are needed for a good life, good friends, good food, and good song.

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    Joan Collins

    I don't believe in dieting.

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    John Kenneth Galbraith

    More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.

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    Mitch Hedberg

    Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.

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    George Bernard Shaw

    Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.

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    George Bernard Shaw

    There is no sincerer love than the love of food.

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    John Walters

    The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating.

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    Christopher Dodd

    It's easy for Americans to forget that the food they eat doesn't magically appear on a supermarket shelf.

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    Orson Welles

    My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.

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    Bruce Barton

    Cereal eating is almost a marker for a healthy lifestyle. It sets you up for the day, so you don't overeat.

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    Peter De Vries

    Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.

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    Ed Smith

    It seems every year, people make the resolution to exercise and lose weight and get in shape.

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    David Byrne

    My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner, especially spicy food.

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    Kurt Cobain

    I won't eat anything green.

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    Vanessa Hudgens

    I don't go long without eating. I never starve myself: I grab a healthy snack.

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    Edward Koch

    The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth - something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food - just watch it, don't eat it.

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    Lois Capps

    My experience as a school nurse taught me that we need to make a concerted effort, all of us, to increase physical fitness activity among our children and to encourage all Americans to adopt a healthier diet that includes fruits and vegetables, but there is more.

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    Joely Fisher

    I don't believe in depriving myself of any food or being imprisoned by a diet.

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    Monica Bellucci

    When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure, when I really enjoy my life.

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    Marcelene Cox

    Eating without conversation is only stoking.

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    Aesop

    A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.

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    James Beard

    Food is our common ground, a universal experience.

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    Jack LaLanne

    The only way you get that fat off is to eat less and exercise more.

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    Leigh Hunt

    If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.

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    Michelle Obama

    And let's be clear: It's not enough just to limit ads for foods that aren't healthy. It's also going to be critical to increase marketing for foods that are healthy.

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    Gina Gershon

    Feeding is a very important ritual for me. I don't trust people who don't like to eat.

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    Warren Cuccurullo

    I thought, you know the food and the diet thing is one way to start yourself onto a healthy lifestyle, but if you don't move, if you don't start exercising you're gonna deteriorate.

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    Michael Pollan

    Every major food company now has an organic division. There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.

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    Peace Pilgrim

    I don't eat junk foods and I don't think junk thoughts.

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    Naomi Campbell

    I never diet. I smoke. I drink now and then. I never work out.

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    Mary Catherine Bateson

    Human beings do not eat nutrients, they eat food.

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    Eva Herzigova

    I'm lucky, I don't like sweets, not even chocolate.

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    Totie Fields

    I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks.

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    Calvin Trillin

    I never eat in a restaurant that's over a hundred feet off the ground and won't stand still.

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    Paul Lynde

    Sandwiches are wonderful. You don't need a spoon or a plate!

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    Carol Alt

    If I'm making a movie and get hungry, I call time-out and eat some crackers.

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    Virgil Thomson

    I said to my friends that if I was going to starve, I might as well starve where the food is good.

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    Jim Davis

    Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.

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    Joan Rivers

    Diets, like clothes, should be tailored to you.

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    Alexander Pope

    What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease.

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    Lee Haney

    A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way to go after each holiday. It is the key to fighting high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses.

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    Marilu Henner

    I always say centered food equals centered behavior.

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    Erma Bombeck

    Never order food in excess of your body weight.

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