"I think a lot of food shows, especially when we started 'Good Eats' back in the late '90s, they were still really about food. 'Good Eats' isn't about food, it's about entertainment. If, however, we can virally infect you with knowledge or interest, then all the better."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Alton Brown on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Alton Brown on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Alton Brown on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Alton Brown on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Alton Brown on William Shakespeare
"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."