Breakfast Sayings and Quotes

You can tell a lot about a person by what they order for breakfast. Pancakes or waffles? Granola or Oatmeal? Check out the collection of wise and humorous breakfast quotes, praising the most important meal of the day.

To me, breakfast is my most important meal. It's often the meal you play a game on. I make sure I have oatmeal, milk, and fruit. It's the fuel you use to hopefully do your best, so eating right is a big part of being a professional athlete. I wish I paid more attention to it earlier in my life. Andrew Luck
Breakfast was only worth having when somebody else made it for you. Caroline B Cooney
Breakfast without orange juice is like a day without sunshine. Anita Bryant
When you have bacon and eggs for breakfast, the chicken makes a contribution, the pig makes a commitment. Fred Shero
Breakfast cereals that come in the same colors as polyester leisure suits make oversleeping a virtue. Fran Lebowitz
Breakfast is everything. The beginning, the first thing. It is the mouthful that is the commitment to a new day, a continuing life. A A Gill
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and I definitely have a hearty breakfast before I do anything. Mayer Hawthorne
Hope makes a good breakfast. Eat plenty of it. Ian Fleming
The little energy you obtained from your breakfast can ignite your willingness to kick start. Don't overlook the little energy you have now by fixing eyes on a supposed magical influence farther away! Israelmore Ayivor
Breakfast is a notoriously difficult meal to serve with a flourish. Clement Freud
Don't eat breakfast cereals that change the color of your milk. Michael Pollan
One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast. Robert A. Heinlein
Breakfast alone by gaslight is about as ghastly as champagne in daylight. Jessie Douglas Kerruish
It is more important to eat some carbohydrates at breakfast, because the brain needs fuel right away, and carbohydrate is the best source. Andrew Weil
If you look upon ham and eggs and lust, you have already committed breakfast in your heart. C.S. Lewis
All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast. John Gunther
We had our breakfasts whatever happens in a house, robbery or murder, it doesn't matter, you must have your breakfast. Wilkie Collins
Breakfast is always the best time for something juicy, sweet and fresh - it just feels like the right way to open the day. There's no right way, though, when it comes to choosing the fruit. Yotam Ottolenghi
Have a smile for breakfast, you'll be sh—ting joy by lunch. Joe Abercrombie
When you have something for breakfast, you're not going to be starving by lunch. Bruce Barton
Everyone's favorite breakfast dish can be prepared in a moment's time with just a few ingredients and minimum effort. Marcus Samuelsson
I think its important to start the day with a proper breakfast. Hanneli Mustaparta
A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it. Anne Spencer
Not eating breakfast is the worst thing you can do, that's really the take-home message for teenage girls. Bruce Barton
Breakfast is the one meal at which it is permissible to read the paper. Amy Vanderbilt
Like a breakfast time or lunch time, you must have a thinking time! Without eating and thinking we cannot stick to the existence; without them we cannot stay in the port of this universe! Mehmet Murat ildan
I have eaten the plums / that were in the icebox / and which you were probably saving for breakfast. / Forgive me they were delicious / so sweet and so cold. Bartlett
I'll bet you think an egg is something you casually order for breakfast. Well, I did once. But that was before the egg and I. Claudette Colbert
Never work before breakfast; if you have to work before breakfast, eat your breakfast first. Josh Billings
In due time the tea was spread forth in handsome style; and neither ham, tart, nor marmalade was wanting among its accompaniments. Charlotte Bronte
A good breakfast is no substitute for a large dinner. Chinese Proverb
Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper. Adelle Davis
Life, within doors, has few pleasanter prospects than a neatly arranged and well-provisioned breakfast table Nathaniel Hawthorne
The American does not drink at meals a sensible man should. Indeed he has no meals. He stuffs for ten minutes rice a day. Rudyard Kipling
The law may...depend on what the judge has had for breakfast. Robert M. Hutchins
For instance, my breakfast was for a long time bread and milk (no tea), and I ate it out of a two-penny earthen porringer, with a pewter spoon. But mark how luxury will enter families, and make a progress, in spite of principle; being called one morning to breakfast Benjamin Franklin
Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast. Marlene Dietrich
The critical time in marriage is breakfast. A.P. Herbert
I went to a restaurant that served 'breakfast at any time.' I ordered French toast during the Renaissance. Steven Wright
Fibroids? Isn't that a breakfast cereal? Victoria Wood
I used this product called 'I Can't Believe It's Not Butter' 'cause sometimes, when I'm eating toast, I like to be incredulous. 'How was breakfast?' ' Unbelievable.' Demetri Martin
I used to have a friend who said that if she didn't have breakfast she would be ravished by 11 o'clock. Maureen Gourlay
In England, people actually try to be brilliant at breakfast. That is so dreadful of them! Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast. Oscar Wilde
A bad review may spoil your breakfast but you shouldn't allow it to spoil your lunch. Kingsley Amis
Why is it that however old one gets it is always exciting to have breakfast on train? Canon Roger Lloyd
Those were such breakfasts as made history. Canon Roger Lloyd
Of all the meals that glad my day / My morning one's the best; / Purveyed me on a silver tray, / Immaculately dressed. / I rouse me when the dawn is bright; / I leap into the sea, / Returning with a rare delight / To honey, toast and tea. Robert William Service
I sit here with my cereal / and swear it's water into wine. / Salt swims with milk, / changing the flavor from Honeycombs to you. Sarah Anne Dennis
A breakfast, merits; ever giving / Cheerful notice we are living / Another day refreshed by sleep, / When its festival we keep. Charles Lamb
Bread and milk for breakfast, / And woolen frocks to wear, / And a crumb for robin redbreast / On the cold days of the year. Christina Georgina Rossetti
Sweet yawn and a stretch / in cold morning's aroma / sumptuous breakfast. Didar Bhaizanov
A glossary of things is opened as / The breakfast is about to be made / The kitchen is cleaned and so is the stove / Eggs are broken into two, scrambled eggs are on the menu today / With toast, bread is toasted brown! Seema Ali
The table is set up and children are washed up / Breakfast is served hot / Time means mercy, children are given jam and toast; reminding me of the beauty of the early morning post! / Love is so kind and so is Allah / Hours and minutes tend to be redefined / Morning's rhythm and rhyme into great times! Seema Ali
Your morning sets up the success of your day… I use my first hour awake for my morning routine of breakfast and meditation to prepare myself. Carolyn Ghosn
Everyone runs around trying to find a place where they still serve breakfast because eating breakfast, even if it's 5 o'clock in the afternoon, is a sign that the day has just begun and good things can still happen. Jonathan Goldstein
Breakfast is everything. The beginning, the first thing. It is the mouthful that is the commitment to a new day, a continuing life. A. A. Gill