"I first became a vegetarian when I was nine, in response to an argument made by a radical babysitter. My great change - which lasted a couple of weeks - was based on the very simple instinct that it's wrong to kill animals for food."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Jonathan Safran Foer on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Jonathan Safran Foer on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Jonathan Safran Foer on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Jonathan Safran Foer on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Jonathan Safran Foer on Benjamin Franklin
"There's no being wrong in seeing something in art, only being disagreed with."
"Literature has drawn a funny perimeter that other art forms haven't."
"Food is not just what we put in our mouths to fill up it is culture and identity. Reason plays some role in our decisions about food, but it's rarely driving the car."
"Maybe one day the world will change, that we'll be in a luxurious position of being able to debate whether or not it's inherently wrong to eat animals, but the question doesn't matter right now."
"When it comes to meat, change is almost always cast as an absolute. You are a vegetarian or you are not."