"When I got to France I realized I didn't know very much about food at all. I'd never had a real cake. I'd had those cakes from cake mixes or the ones that have a lot of baking powder in them. A really good French cake doesn't have anything like that in it - it's all egg power."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Julia Child on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Julia Child on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Julia Child on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Julia Child on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Julia Child on Benjamin Franklin
"The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they're right if you love to be with them all the time."
"Being tall is an advantage, especially in business. People will always remember you. And if you're in a crowd, you'll always have some clean air to breathe."
"In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport."
"In the 1970s we got nouvelle cuisine, in which a lot of the old rules were kicked over. And then we had cuisine minceur, which people mixed up with nouvelle cuisine but was actually fancy diet cooking."
"I think one of the terrible things today is that people have this deathly fear of food: fear of eggs, say, or fear of butter. Most doctors feel that you can have a little bit of everything."