"The kitchen's a laboratory, and everything that happens there has to do with science. It's biology, chemistry, physics. Yes, there's history. Yes, there's artistry. Yes, to all of that. But what happened there, what actually happens to the food is all science."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Alton Brown on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Alton Brown on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Alton Brown on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Alton Brown on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Alton Brown on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."