Cheese Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old cheese quotes, cheese sayings, and cheese proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

How can anyone govern a nation that has two hundred and forty six different kinds of cheese? Charles De Gaulle
Good cheese needs good companions. James Beard
Never commit yourself to a cheese without having first examined it. T. S. Eliot
A slice of pie without cheese is like a kiss without a squeeze. Stephen King
Each sort of cheese reveals a pasture of a different green, under a different sky. Italo Calvino
Cheese, like oil, makes too much of itself. Jerome K. Jerome
What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone? Bertolt Brecht
Cheese, wine, and a friend must be old to be good. Cuban Proverb
The misers cheese is wholesomest. Benjamin Franklin
An aristrocracy is like cheese. The older it is the higher it becomes. David Lloyd George
It is for the inconsistent, unsteady disciples whose cheese is falling off their cracker. Brennan Manning
Beauty is a valuable asset, but it is not the whole cheese. Ginger Rogers
Give me a good sharp knife and a good sharp cheese and I’m a happy man. George R. R. Martin
Wine and cheese are ageless companions,like aspirin and aches, or June and moon,or good people and noble ventures. M. F. K. Fisher
A cheese may disappoint. It may be dull, it may be naive, it may be oversophisticated. Yet it remains cheese, milk's leap toward immortality. Clifton Fadiman
Cheese for dessert is rather like Paradise lost in that everyone thinks he ought to like it, but still you don't notice too many people actually curling up with it. Peg Bracken
Cheese has always been a food that both sophisticated and simple humans love. M. F. K. Fisher
A meal without cheese is like a beautiful woman who lacks an eye. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
The quicker you let go of old cheese, the sooner you find new cheese. Spencer Johnson
My whole family is lactose intolerant and when we take pictures we can't say cheese. Jay London
A dessert without cheese is like a beauty with only one eye. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. Jeremy Paxman
When cheese gets its picture taken, what does it say? George Carlin