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Famous Quotes on Lunchtime and Well-Being

Motivational Quotes on the Benefits of Eating Lunch

by Whitney Hopler, Communications Manager

Making time to eat well at lunch is vital to well-being. Research reveals that people who eat healthy lunches achieve more academically than those who don’t eat lunch or eat unhealthy midday meals. Let these famous quotes on lunchtime and well-being motivate you to invest in your body, mind, and relationships by eating a good lunch every day:

“If you can’t be happy at the prospect of lunch, you are unlikely to be happy about anything.” – Robert Johnson

“The lunch break helps you stay focused and energized throughout the day by recharging both your body and your mind. When you plan your lunch you have the opportunity to be healthy and nutritious, but you can also be creative with your lunchtime options and activities so that you will look forward to and make time for lunch.” – Miriam Jacobs

“I believe in stopping work and eating lunch.” – L’Wren Scott

“Destiny may ride with us today, but there is no reason for it to interfere with lunch.” – Peter the Great

“When you’re at a lunch, enjoy being – I’m always on my phone when I’m at lunch or with things here or there. I’ve learned to put the phone down and be present.” – Khloe Kardashian

“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words, like ‘What about lunch?’” – A. A. Milne

“I think that lunch is one of the most enjoyable and important things in the day. But you need to create the space and the time to do just that.” – Lidia Bastianich

“We must have courage, faith, and lunch together sometime soon.” – Ashleigh Brilliant

“I have to die. If it is now, well then I die now; if later, then now I will take my lunch, since the hour for lunch has arrived – and dying I will tend to later.” – Epictetus

“Luncheon: as much food as one’s hand can hold.” – Samuel Johnson

“Even when I am writing I usually take a break around lunchtime and go for a little walk to clear out my head.” – Patricia Cornwell

“At lunch you order steamed vegetables because you’re remembering that you have a heart too. You feel humbled by your heart, it works so hard. You want to thank it. You give your heart a little pat.” – Aimee Bender

“My idea of heaven is a lunch outside on a beautifully sunny Sunday afternoon. It’s the time to gather everyone together.” – Cate Blanchett

“More business decisions occur over lunch and dinner than at any other time, yet no MBA courses are given on the subject.” – Peter Drucker

“I want to safeguard the value of lunch. For me, it is sacred. My family and I always have lunch and dinner together. And we always sit down. Food does not taste the same if you are standing up!” – Brunello Cucinelli

“One should never refuse an invitation to lunch.” – Edouard de Pomiane

“When people you greatly admire appear to be thinking deep thoughts, they probably are thinking about lunch.” – Douglas Adams

“The midday meal is a well-intentioned scheme and has to be implemented effectively.” -Pallam Raju

“The sun looks down on nothing half so good as people laughing together over a meal.” – C. S. Lewis

“You learn a lot about someone when you share a meal together.” – Anthony Bourdain

“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.” – Luciano Pavarotti

“Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast.” – Melody Beattie

“Great things come from out luncheon meetings which consist of a sandwich, a cup of soup, and a good idea or two.” – T. Boone Pickens

“I love sandwiches. Let’s face it, life is better between two pieces of bread.” – Jeff Mauro