115 Best Cheese Quotes That Aren't Too Cheesy

Here are the best quotes about cheese for you.

Cheese is a favorite ingredient that every child loves.

Cheese is a milk-based product. It is produced in many varieties, with different colors, textures and tastes, which is your favorite?

There are close to 1800 varieties of cheese across the globe. Gruyere from Bern, Switzerland, is unofficially named as the best cheese in the world, have you ever tried it?

Here we bring a collection of cheese quotes that will make you drool, and quickly search for your nearest cheese dish. For an extra dose of cheese, check these [breakfast quotes] and [farm quotes] too!

Famous Yummy Quotes About Cheese

Cheese is one the most sought after ingredients in grocery shopping. If you haven't picked up cheese you are either dieting or you are just wasting a week. These yummy cheese quotes from Anthony Bourdain and more will make you think of cheese every time you pick your groceries!

1.“When the waiter brought the cheese-board, there was a large carrot carved in the shape of a mermaid sitting between the Dolcelatte and the Pecorino."

-Michelle Lovric, 'The Undrowned Child'.

2."You have to be a romantic to invest yourself, your money, and your time in cheese."

-Anthony Bourdain, 'Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine To The World Of Food And The People Who Cook'.

3."I've long believed that good food, good eating, is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime associates, food, for me, has always been an adventure."

-Anthony Bourdain, ' Kitchen Confidential: Adventures In The Culinary Underbelly'.

4."To me, life without veal stock, pork fat, sausage, organ meat, demi-glace, or even stinky cheese is a life not worth living."

-Anthony Bourdain.

5."She buttered day-old baguettes to toast, then cracked a few eggs for breakfast sandwiches. Now some cheese. Brie? Emmental? Mmm, smoky onion Cheddar.”

― Amy E. Reichert, 'The Coincidence Of Coconut Cake'.

6."I was one of those. I meddled with dark powers. I summoned demons. I ate the entire little cheese, including the rind.”

― Patrick Rothfuss, 'The Wise Man's Fear'.

7."For less than the cost of a Big Mac, fries and a Coke, you can buy a loaf of fresh bread and some good cheese or roast beef, which you will enjoy much more."

-Steve Albini.

8."The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited breath.”

– W. C. Fields.

9."A long time ago people believed that the world is flat and the moon is made of green cheese."

-Vera Nazarian, 'The Perpetual Calendar Of Inspiration'.

10.“Do you want some of this cheese, or shall we just go walking?”

― Pamela Dean.

11."The cheese must be dolce, not picante, because it would be served with the pears for dessert."

― Elle Newmark, 'The Book Of Unholy Mischief'.

12.“It's just cheese from the Pistoiese Mountains. It has that taste."

― Philip Kazan, 'Appetite'.

13."Blue cheese contains natural amphetamines."

-Mark E. Smith.

14."Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log."

-Ellen DeGeneres.

15."Washington, DC is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese."

-Dennis Miller.

16."If I go in the afternoon, I'll eat a turkey sandwich with cheese for lunch."

-Ana Ortiz.

17."Sam's Religion is like a Cheddar Cheese, 'tis made of the milk of one & twenty parishes.”

-Benjamin Franklin, ‘Poor Richard's Almanac’.

Charles De Gaulle's Quotes On Cheese

Charles De Gaulle was a French Army Officer who lead France during World War II. After the Second World War, the Fourth Republic saw many divisions, splitting itself into twenty-four ministries. Frustrated Charles is said to have made the following remarks, now sarcastically known as Charles De Gaulle's quotes about cheese.

20.“How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?”

-Charles De Gaulle.

21."Only peril can bring the French together. One can't impose unity out of the blue on a country that has 265 different kinds of cheese."

-Charles De Gaulle.

More Cheesy Quotes

Here are a few interesting quotes about cheese that are worth reading. We are sure you would like to grab a piece of cheese, once you read them.

23."Beauty is a valuable asset, but it is not the whole cheese."    

-Ginger Rogers.

24."Cheese has always been a food that both sophisticated and simple humans love."    

-M. F. K. Fisher.

25. “You mightn’t happen to have a piece of cheese about you, now?"

-Jim Hawkins.

26.“A cheese may disappoint. It may be dull, it may be naive, it may be over sophisticated."

-Clifton Fadiman.

27."If you are anything like me, clever, fond of goat cheese, and devilishly handsome then you have undoubtedly read many books."

- Brandon Sanderson.

Macaroni And Cheese Quotes

Find your favorite macaroni cheese quotes.

Macaroni cheese, famously known as mac' n 'cheese in the US, is a must-have in every kids' menu. Here we bring some tasty macaroni cheese quotes for you to check out and remember your childhood days.

28."Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults."

-Mitch Hedberg.

29."I don't do much cooking, but one of my favorite dishes to eat is my wife's macaroni and cheese."

-Ice Cube.

30."In the wintertime, I like macaroni and cheese."

-Jami Attenberg.

31."I like cooking - I make a good stir-fry and the family likes it when I make stewed chicken and macaroni and cheese."

-Marion Jones.

32."I love you more than macaroni and cheese."


33."Its diamonds in your pockets one week, macaroni and cheese the next."

-Jolene Blalock.

34. "My favorite food is macaroni and cheese that my grandma makes. My favorite drink has to be Vita Coco coconut water."

-Sloane Stephens.

35."I don't diet. There's going to be barbecues and macaroni and cheese - but I'll have broccoli and salad the next day."

-Ginnifer Goodwin.

36."He is the cheese to my macaroni."

-Diablo Cody.

37."I find often people wait to order until I order. And then I love upsetting them. Sometimes I'll order a cheeseburger and macaroni and cheese."

-David Kirsch.

38."I'm a carb queen. I'll always order macaroni and cheese."

-Drew Barrymore.

39."My specialties include macaroni and cheese and ordering Chinese-food delivery."


40."I am not one to turn down macaroni and cheese, even late at night."

-Queen Latifa.

41."People love my collard greens. They love my macaroni and cheese."

-Tamala Jones.

42."Macaroni and cheese was my mother's special dish."

-Tyler Perry.

Cheesy Dairy Quotes

Milk, meat, eggs: the list goes on with our favorite dairy products to make starters and desserts. Here are few quotes that may remind you of your favorite yummy dessert.

43.“I really do need to feel inspiration, otherwise I'm just happy planting perennials and making goat cheese."

-Vera Farmiga.

44."Cheese, milk's leap towards immortality."

-Clifton Fadiman.

45."Age is something that doesn't matter, unless you are cheese"

-Helen Hayes.

46."When I ask how old your toddler is, I don't need to hear '27 months.' 'He's two' will do just fine. He's not a cheese. And I didn't really care in the first place."

— George Carlin.

47."Consumers of meat, eggs and dairy products might well ask what they are supporting. Do farmers care about anyone but themselves? Can't anyone see the cow for the cheese?"

-Ingrid Newkirk.

48.“A corpse is meat gone bad. Well and what's cheese? Corpse of milk.”

-James Joyce.

49."We go together like cheese and crackers."


50.“The king's cheese is half wasted in parings; but no matter, 'tis made of the people's milk.”

-Benjamin Franklin .

51."My scars remind me that we all have an expiration date, a shelf life. It isn't stamped on us like it is on a carton of milk or a tub of cottage cheese, but we're all terminal. Nobody lives forever."

— Regina Brett .

52."For the very best, drink milk from the goat, ricotta from the sheep and cheese from the cow."

-Sicilian Proverb.

53. "“I don't know if I wanna eat cheese made from sheep. I feel like we need to talk about dairy in general."

― T.J. Klune, 'The Extraordinaries'.

Famous Cheese Quotes

Do you know the quote about the second mouse catching the cheese?

"Cheese" is the famous word of every photographer. He asks us to say "cheese" and captures the smile on our face as we say it. Here are a few famous cheesy quotes about Cracker Barrel and more, from John Kennedy Toole, Avery Aames, Bertolt Brecht, book authors, poets and more that will make you smile too!

54."What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?"

-Bertolt Brecht.

55."I would imagine that Bret would taste like warm goat cheese, and Jemaine would taste like havarti with dill. Hmm... I'm hungry actually."

- Kristen Schaal.

56."The cheese will be served when I want it served, and I want it served now."

— George R.R. Martin, 'A Storm Of Swords'.

57.""I may be an old fat woman, but I do not have cheese between my ears, Jaime."

— George R.R. Martin, 'A Game Of Thrones'.

58."Wine and cheese are ageless companions,like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures."    

-M. F. K. Fisher.

59."I am at the moment writing a lengthy indictment against our century. When my brain begins to reel from my literary labors, I make an occasional cheese dip."

-John Kennedy Toole.

60.“This is not how people behave in a Cracker Barrel!”

-Molly Harper 'Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs'.

61."Life is great. Cheese makes it better."

-Avery Aames.

62."I only see people taking their pickup trucks to Cracker Barrel."

-Jim Gaffigan.

63."She assumed they were trying to resemble a more updated Cracker Barrel."

-Angela Seals .

64.“Never commit yourself to a cheese without having first examined it.”

-T.S. Eliot.

65."Cheese is one of my great weaknesses, I could eat the stuff by the pound."

-Helena Christensen.

66."A cheese dip is good - it's for when you're like, 'You know what, I've had a long day. I'm just gonna eat a big bowl of cheese, and I'm not gonna care about it.'"

-Antoni Porowski.

67."I'm just a regular 16 year old kid. I make good grilled cheese and I like girls."

-Justin Bieber.

68."I never touch sugar, cheese, bread... I only like what I'm allowed to like. I'm beyond temptation."

-Karl Lagerfeld.

69."You Banbury cheese!"

-William Shakespeare, 'The Merry Wives Of Windsor'.

70."I had a bottle of wine, bread, apples, cheese, sausages, and a ferret in a basket beside me, and a cushion to perch on."

-Robin Hobb.

71.“In baiting a mousetrap with cheese, always leave room for the mouse.”

-Greek Proverb.

72."It is for the inconsistent, unsteady disciples whose cheese is falling off their cracker."

-Brennan Manning.

73."Pasta with melted cheese is the one thing I could eat over and over again."

-Yotam Ottolenghi.

74."Art is its own excuse, and it's either art or it's something else. It's either a poem or a piece of cheese."

-Charles Bukowski.

75.“I was a piece of cheese being shoved into a mold.”

-Mary E. Pearson.

76.“It is not the fault of the mouse but of the one who offers him the cheese.”

-Mexican Proverb.

77."As different as chalk and cheese"

-English Saying.

78."A slice of pie without cheese is like a kiss without a squeeze."    

-Stephen King.

79."Blessed are the cheese-makers!"

-'Monty Python's Life Of Brian'.

Cheese Sayings

Cheese is one of the finest culinary inventions of modern times. We all love mouth-watering sharp cheese, and we love these quotes from Lisa Samson George R. R. Martin and more, too!  

80.“I just don't see the point of not eating cheese. I mean, if God didn't want us to eat cheese, would he have let man invent it?”

-Lisa Samson.

81."Give me a good sharp knife and a good sharp cheese and I am a happy man"

-George R R Martin.

82."Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese."


83."I like cheese."

-George R R Martin.

84."The misers cheese is wholesomest."    

-Benjamin Franklin

85."Good cheese, needs good companions."

-James Beard.

86." Life without you is like pizza without cheese."


87."A dinner which ends without cheese is like a beautiful woman with only one eye."

-Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.

88."Feed me cheese and tell me I'm pretty."


89.“Movement in new direction helps find new cheese.”

-Spencer Johnson.

90.“The only way cheese is dessert is when it's followed by the word cake.”

-Michele Gorman, 'Single In The City'.

91.“If cheese was a woman, I'd marry her.”

-Solange Nicole.

92.“Melted cheese is a culinary veil... a foxhole where mediocrity can hide.”

-Alissa Nutting.

93.“Be ready to pay the price of your dreams. Free cheese can only be found in a mousetrap.”

-Paulo Coelho.

Quotes About Cheese

Cheese quotes are not always about cheese. But we bring these cheesy quotes to take you back to those old American mac n cheese days.

94."The French Code for cheese is alive. The American Code for cheese, on the other hand, is dead."

-Clotaire Rapaille.

95."I loathe cheese, it makes me ill."

-Colin Baker.

96."The quicker you let go off old cheese, the sooner you can enjoy new cheese"


97.“Dessert without cheese is like a beauty with only one eye”

― Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.

98."I like all cheese, but my guiltiest pleasure is definitely American cheese."

-Wylie Dufresne.

99."I will eat everything. Cheese. Mac and cheese. Anything and cheese. I love that stuff. "

-Mariacarla Boscono.

100."I could binge-eat cheese - I love any blue cheese. Make it strong; make it deadly."

-Jonathan Anderson.

101."People called me 'cottage cheese thighs' all through school."

-Ashley Graham.

102."I had cottage cheese for lunch and a glass of wine when I got home tonight."

-Sally Quinn.

103."Cheese, wine and friends, must be good to be old."

-Reinhold Niebuhr.

104.“Once we hit 40, women have about four taste buds left: one for vodka, one for wine, one for cheese, and one for chocolate.”

-Gina Barreca.

105."Cheese Curds: The solution to all life’s problems."


106."The knife and cheese are connected. But the cake and the contention are rather suspicious."

- Alan Maiccon.

107."You could always count on melted cheese to have a calming effect."

-Janet Evanovich .

108.“Some people when they see cheese, chocolate or cake they don’t think of calories.”

-Amit Kalantri.

109."I would probably stay clear of cheese at bedtime as well, just to be on the safe side."

-Stuart Payne.

110."When cheese gets its picture taken, what does it say?"    

-George Carlin.

111."My whole family is lactose intolerant and when we take pictures we can't say cheese. "  

-Jay London.

112."Never underestimate the power of cheese."

-'Tony The Theatre Dog', 2016.

113."Mary, cheese and caramel go together. Like you and me."

-Nicola Rendell, 'Hail Mary'.

114."... Remember, the second mouse to the trap is the one who always gets the cheese."

-Steve Berry

115."A good man is like melted cheese."

- Lili Valente.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for the best cheese quotes that aren't too cheesy, then why not take a look at these [bacon quotes], or [cooking quotes] for more?


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