Bread Quotes

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Bread Quotes

It isn’t bread that feeds you; it is life and the spirit that feed you through bread.

Angelus Silesius

Lava bread makes you passionate.

Anne Carson

It is the savor of bread broken with comrades that makes us accept the values of war.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

This supernatural bread and this consecrated chalice are for the health and salvation of mankind.


Steal a loaf of bread and they hang you, steal a land and they’ll make you king.

David Gemmell

Bread takes the effort of kneading but also requires sitting quietly while the dough rises with a power all its own.

David Richo

If you cast your bread upon the water and you have faith, you’ll get back cash. If you don’t have faith, you’ll get soggy bread.

Don King

If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second.

Edward Bellamy

Bread for today is bread enough.

Edward Mckendree Bounds

Bread is like dressed, hats and shoes – in other words, essential!

Emily Post

Bread that must be sliced with an axe is bread that is too nourishing.

Fran Lebowitz

Dry bread at home is better then rost meate abroad.

George Herbert

If we are going to ask for our daily bread, we’ve got to take the time to receive it and eat it. God provide, but we’ve got to slow down long enough to taste and see.

Glennon Doyle Melton

While earning your daily bread, be sure you share a slice with those less fortunate.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

When we break bread and give it to each other, fear vanishes and God becomes very close.

Henri Nouwen

As we have seen, bread, and especially dry bread, evokes secretion of considerably larger quantities of saliva than meat.

Ivan Pavlov

If you have extraordinary bread and extraordinary butter, it’s hard to beat bread and butter.

Jacques Pepin

Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.

James Beard

Most brown bread is merely white bread with a fake tan.

Joel Fuhrman

Bread of flour is good; but there is bread, sweet as honey, if we would eat it, in a good book.

John Ruskin

The bread while becoming by virtue of Christ’s words the body of Christ does not cease to be bread.

John Wycliffe

Bread is the staff of life.

Jonathan Swift

Today’s bread does not eliminate yesterday’s hunger, much less that of tomorrow.

Jose Saramago

Half a loaf is better than no bread.

Julia McNair Wright

The whiter the bread, the quicker you’re dead because white bread lacks vitamin E and lecithin.

Kent Hovind

For if you bake bread with indifference, you bake a bitter bread that feeds but half man’s hunger.

Khalil Gibran

Bread, milk and butter are of venerable antiquity. They taste of the morning of the world.

Leigh Hunt

My piece of bread only belongs to me when I know that everyone else has a share, and that no one starves while I eat.

Leo Tolstoy

Bread is the king of the table and all else is merely the court that surrounds the king. The countries are the soup, the meat, the vegetables, the salad, but bread is king.

Louis Bromfield

Cast your bread upon the waters, and after many days it will come back buttered.

Louisa May Alcott

Bread is a celebration.

Lynne Rossetto Kasper

The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water is indescribable in its evocations of innocence and delight.

M. F. K. Fisher

To a hungry man, a piece of bread is the face of God.

Mahatma Gandhi

A man’s bread and butter is only insured when he works for it.

Marcus Garvey

Bread is for us a kind of successor to the motherly breast, and it has been over the centuries responsible for billions of sighs of satisfaction.

Margaret Visser

Here is bread, which strengthens man’s heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life.

Matthew Henry

A slice of bread eaten is a million times more nourishing than a loaf of bread imagined.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Our bread and water are of one table: the progeny of Adam are as a single soul.

Muhammad Iqbal

Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.

Nikolai Berdyaev

To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.

Pearl S. Buck

What a piece of bread looks like depends on whether you are hungry or not.


If you can break bread with a guy, you will actually go the extra mile on the court; that just happens.

Steven Adams

Instead of loaves of bread, many times God gives out handfuls of purpose.

T. D. Jakes

The Angel’s bread is made the Bread of man today.

Thomas Aquinas

Eaten bread is forgotten.

Thomas Fuller

Behind every morsel of bread, fruits, or meat is a large amount of transformed fossil fuels.

Vaclav Smil

Our bread is not only the Word of God, our meat is not only to do His will, our bread is also…the difficulties that are in our way.

Watchman Nee

We can grow good wheat and make good bread only if we understand that we do not live by bread alone.

Wendell Berry


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