"The way the bankers have kind of toppled the way money is distributed, and taken most of it into their own hands, is as good as Stalin or Hitler."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Mario Batali on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Mario Batali on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Mario Batali on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Mario Batali on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Mario Batali on Mark Twain
"Bologna is the best city in Italy for food and has the least number of tourists. With its medieval beauty, it has it all."
"Finishing food is about the tiny touches. In the last seconds you can change everything."
"As they say in Italy, Italians were eating with a knife and fork when the French were still eating each other. The Medici family had to bring their Tuscan cooks up there so they could make something edible."
"I come from an Italian family. One of the greatest and most profound expressions we would ever use in conversations or arguments was a slamming door. The slamming door was our punctuation mark."
"The kitchen really is the castle itself. This is where we spend our happiest moments and where we find the joy of being a family."