31 Quotes That Prove Food Really Is Life

Sure, there are days you try to start off with a smoothie the color of radioactive swamp water. And yeah, “snacking” on seven almonds is good for you, blah blah. But deep down, in all our hearts...we just want cheese fries. In fact, we have so many feelings about food, glorious food, we wrote them down (on Instagram, natch). Below, 33 quotes that will ring true for anyone who has never “forgotten” to eat lunch.

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Carbs are the answer. No matter the question.

The heart wants what the heart wants. (Cookies. It’s always cookies.)

My favorite flavor of cake is more.

Fries before guys…and pretty much everything else.

I just want someone to look at me the way I look at food.

There’s no “we” in ice cream.

Home is wherever I’m with food.

How dare you say the words “clean eating” in front of my friends*?

*Pizza, fries, ice cream

Love means never having to say "Should we get dessert?"

The key to my heart looks a whole lot like a plate of pasta.

Questions to ask on a first date: Are you a normal ice-cream cone licker or one of those people who bites right into it like some kind of animal?

Eating a croissant. Expectation: Fancy and French. Reality: Crumb apocalypse.

Clean eating journal. Day 1: I am a goddess and my body is a temple. Day 3: Well, that was fun.

Abs are temporary. Chocolate is forever.

When the going gets tough, the tough eats Cherry Garcia for dinner.

Q: What do you call a person who actually likes dark chocolate more than milk chocolate? A: A liar.

The best things in life are free*.

*Does not apply to pizza.

When in Rome, eat your weight in gelato.

Fun size is for quitters.

"Things worth having are worth waiting for." –Me, preheating the oven.

Me eating fries: I should eat more salad.

Me eating salad: These fries are terrible.

The only clubs I’m interested in are sandwiches.

Love is an open door…to a really good bakery.

Every day is National Doughnut Day if you put your mind to it.

Diet tip: Don’t.

My mind says “abs” but my heart says “cheese fries.”

I’ve forgotten a lot of things in life. A meal has never been one of them.

Relationship status: chocolate.

Life hack #321: Keep cake fresh by eating it in one sitting.

The best things in life are cheese.

All you need is lunch.

sarah stiefvater

Wellness Director

Sarah Stiefvater is PureWow's Wellness Director. She's been at PureWow for ten years, and in that time has written and edited stories across all categories, but currently focuses...