"I'm not funny. People assume that because my books are funny, I'll be funny in real life. It's the inevitable disappointment of meeting me."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Jonathan Safran Foer on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Jonathan Safran Foer on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Jonathan Safran Foer on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Jonathan Safran Foer on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Jonathan Safran Foer on Elbert Hubbard
"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."