"I love poking fun at myself. I have a rather mean sense of humor."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Alton Brown on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Alton Brown on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Alton Brown on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Alton Brown on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Alton Brown on Henry Ward Beecher
"The thing that helped me get into the film business was that I went to school in Athens, Georgia and managed to get on, um, working on music videos for a band called R.E.M. and that kind of opened up a lot of doors for me."
"I like television. I still believe that television is the most powerful form of communication on Earth - I just hate what is being done with it."
"A balanced diet may be the best medicine. I was eating too much good eats. But people consider that part of your job, you know? Eat. And I do!"
"I say grace. I'm a big believer in grace. I happen to believe in a God that made all the food and so I'm pretty grateful for that and I thank him for that. But I'm also thankful for the people that put the food on the table."
"The worst food you'll ever eat will probably be prepared by a 'cook' who calls himself a 'chef.' Mark my words."