February 03, 2015
Chocolate is revered around the world and it is quoted in many different ways. Some turn to chocolate to improve health, others for romance and still others to get themselves through difficult times in their lives. Since ancient times, chocolate has been held in the highest esteem by cultures around the world.
We thought it would be fun to share some of the quotes we’ve been collecting ~ all relating to chocolate. Perhaps you have a favorite? Share it with us in the comment section, on Facebook or via Twitter.
Chocolate and Health
"The superiority of chocolate, both for health and nourishment, will soon give it the same preference over tea and coffee in America which it has in Spain." - Thomas Jefferson
"Chocolate is a perfect food, as wholesome as it is delicious, a beneficent restorer of exhausted power. It is the best friend of those engaged in literary pursuits." - Baron Justus von Liebig
"If you are not feeling well, if you have not slept, chocolate will revive you. But you have no chocolate! I think of that again and again! My dear, how will you ever manage?" - Marquise de Sévigné
"All of the evil that people have thrust upon chocolate is really more deserved by milk chocolate, which is essentially contaminated. The closer you get to a pure chocolate liquor (the chocolate essence ground from roasted cacao beans) the purer it is, the more satisfying it is, the safer it is, and the healthier it is." - Arnold Ismach, The Darker Side of Chocolate
"It has been shown as proof positive that carefully prepared chocolate is as healthful a food as it is pleasant; that it is nourishing and easily digested... that it is above all helpful to people who must do a great deal of mental work." - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Chocolate and History
"Never mind about 1066 William the Conqueror, 1087 William the Second. Such things are not going to affect one?s life ... but 1932 the Mars Bar and 1936 Maltesers and 1937 the Kit Kat - these dates are milestones in history and should be seared into the memory of every child in the country." - Roald Dahl
"Caramels are only a fad. Chocolate is a permanent thing." - Milton Snavely Hershey
Chocolate and Friends
"There's nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with chocolate." - Linda Grayson
"I never met a chocolate I didn't like." - Deanna Troi, Star Trek: The Next Generation
Chocolate and Love
"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." - Charles M. Schulz
"Forget love ... I'd rather fall in chocolate!" – Anonymous
"It's not that chocolates are a substitute for love. Love is a substitute for chocolate. Chocolate is, let's face it, far more reliable than a man." - Miranda Ingram
"Nothing is more romantic than chocolate." - Ted Allen, Queer Eye For The Straight Guy
Chocolate and Science
"Look, there's no metaphysics on earth like chocolates." - Fernando Pessoa
"Chemically speaking, chocolate really is the world's perfect food." - Michael Levine, The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars
Chocolate and Therapy
"My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished 2 bags of M&M's and a chocolate cake. I feel better already." - Dave Barry
"Make a list of important things to do today. At the top of your list, put "eat chocolate." Now, you'll get at least one thing done today." - Gina Hayes
"Any sane person loves chocolate." - Bob Greene
"The 12-step chocoholics program: Never be more than 12 steps away from chocolate!" - Terry Moore
"Life is like a box of chocolates ... You never know what you're gonna get." - Forrest Gump
Chocolate and Humor
"Nine out of ten people like chocolate. The tenth person always lies." - John Q. Tullius
"Researchers have discovered that chocolate produces some of the same reactions in the brain as marijuana. The researchers also discovered other similarities between the two but can't remember what they are." - Matt Lauer
"I owe it all to little chocolate donuts." - John Belushi
Which was your favorite quote? Did these quotes make you feel as though you could use a box of chocolates? Valentines Day is coming up. Perhaps you’ll get yourself a box from our Love & Kisses Valentine collection to make life just a bit sweeter. The last day for standard shipping orders is February 9 so order soon. Orders over $75 will receive free standard shipping.
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