85+ Best Bacon Quotes Perfect for Breakfast Time

Deepthi Reddy
Dec 12, 2023 By Deepthi Reddy
Originally Published on Feb 04, 2021
Edited by Isobel Murphy
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Bacon, made from various cuts mostly from the pork belly or from the less fatty back cuts, is a type of salt-cured pork.

Bacon can be consumed on its own, or used as an addition to flavor dishes ranging from pasta to salads, and sandwiches to hamburgers! Bacon is also often served as part of a full English breakfast, along with sausages and eggs.

With the rise of bacon mania, let's look at the collection of famous quotes about bacon, even featuring bacon quotes from Gwyneth Paltrow. If you love these bacon quotes, bacon sayings and bacon phrases then, you might also love our breakfast quotes and egg quotes.

Famous Bacon Quotes

Hot fried bacon pieces in a cast iron

Bacon has been a part of life for many years, for some people breakfast without bacon is simply unimaginable. Here is a collection of the most famous bacon quotes and sayings out there, from famous figures including Gwyneth Paltrow.

1."Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon."

-Doug Larson.

2."My old modus operandi was, if you're going to have a grilled cheese and bacon sandwich, don't have one, have two. If you're going to have vanilla wafers, you have the whole box."

-Al Roker.

3."You know, it's hard to beat bacon at any time of day. "

-Nick Offerman.

4."If you record the sound of bacon in a frying pan and play it back, it sounds like the pops and cracks on an old 33 1/3 recording. Almost exactly like that. You could substitute it for that sound."

-Tom Waits.

5."You know you poor when you eatin' breakfast food late. You fryin' toast? At nine o'clock at night? With bacon? You're broke."

-Bernie Mac.

6."Almost anything can be improved with the addition of bacon."

-Jasper Fforde.

7."I'm not sure how healthy bacon is in general, but I know it's incredibly delicious."

-Gwyneth Paltrow, 'My Father’s Daughter'.

8."It's a proven fact that all plans involving bacon have a 90 percent better chance of working out."

-Jeff Gunhus.

9."Consider the silent repose of the sausage as compared to the aggressiveness of bacon."

-Tom Robbins.

10."Bacon is meat candy."

- Adam McArthur.

11."Butter, cream, and bacon. That's such a great foundation right there."

-Ree Drummond.

12."I love super crispy, almost burned, snapping-crispy bacon."

-David Lynch.

13."Bacon. Let's talk about bacon. There's no meat more glorious than bacon. You can add it to pasta instead of cheese. You can stick it in a sandwich, er... instead of cheese."

-Rob Manuel.

14."Onions and bacon cooking up just makes your kitchen smell so good. In fact, one day I'm going to come up with a room deodorizer that smells like bacon and onions. It's a fabulous smell."

-Paula Deen.

15."I unfortunately still crave chicken McNuggets and bacon, which is the meat candy of the world."

-Katy Perry.

16. "I always use my Holy Trinity which is salt, olive oil and bacon. My motto is, 'bacon always makes it better.' I try to use bacon and pork products whenever it can."

-Anne Burrell.

17. "My favorite meal would have to be good old-fashioned eggs, over easy, with bacon. Many others, but you can't beat that on a Sunday morning, especially with a cup of tea."

-Gary Oldman.

18."Who cannot appreciate the smell of bacon?"

-Tony Cardenas.

19."When you have bacon in your mouth, it doesn't matter who's President or anything. Every time I'm eating bacon I think, I could die right now, and I mean it. That's how good life is."

-Louis CK.

20.“As soon as I learned what the smell of bacon was, I learned how to make it.”

-Rush Limbaugh.

21.“We have found that morals are not, like bacon, to be cured by hanging; nor, like wine, to be improved by sea voyages; nor, like honey, to be preserved in cells.”

-William Taylor.

22."Bacon, bacon, oh, I love me some bacon! It’s the secret ingredient to all my favorite recipes. I also could have it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!"

-Rachel Hollis.

23. "Ethically, she couldn't cause the suffering of any living thing. Logically, bacon cheeseburgers were delicious."

-Thomm Quackenbush.

24."Slicing a warm slab of bacon is a lot like giving a ferret a shave. No matter how careful you are, somebody's going to get hurt."

-Alton Brown.

25. "One day, and it may be long-off, but one day there will be bacon again. It might be mouse bacon, but that will do for me."

- Frank Tayell.

26."It is a truth universally acknowledged that bacon can improve any situation."

-Jen Rasmussen.

27. "You know, it's hard to beat bacon at any time of day. But I also am a big fan of corned beef hash."

-Nick Offerman.

28."I like a good protein and fat breakfast, so avocado, bacon, eggs, and some veggies."

-Daniel Ricciardo

29."I'm a big State Fair person, and my main goal is to eat as much food as possible, but I tend not to do the foods on a stick. But I like Big Fat Bacon. "

-Alison McGhee.

30."I actually get quite sad when I smell bacon. "

-Jane Velez Mitchell.

31."I don't really eat breakfast that often. Truth is, I'm a bacon guy. I like breakfast, but I don't really eat food until afternoon, so by that time, that's not really breakfast."

-RJ Mitte.

32."I blend my green drink every morning. I also fix my son a full-on American breakfast with bacon and toast."

-Liz Phair.

33."Saying that just about everybody likes bacon is an understatement. Just about everybody loves bacon is the truth."  

- Chelsey Grasso , '13 Bacon Day Quotes For 2016'.

Funny Bacon Quotes


To some, life without bacon is like an ocean without salt. If you love meat, we are sure you will agree with us on this. Let's have a look at some funny bacon sayings which might tickle everybody, which is your favorite bacon quote?

34."The world is split into two halves: the bacon, and the bacon eaters."

-Nick Offerman.

35."Bacon's the best. Even the frying of bacon sounds like applause."

-Jim Gaffigan.

36."I am yours until you ban bacon, or otherwise as long as I can put up with you."

— Chloe Neill.

37."Thinking about the bacon - the potential of bacon - gives me hope. Not all is lost if bacon isn't."

— Rick Yancey.

38."Bacon is so good by itself that to put it in any other food is an admission of failure. You're basically saying, 'I can't make this other food taste good, so I'll throw in bacon.'"

-Penn Jillette.

39."There have been a few occurrences where people in restaurants have sent me a rasher of bacon, which I am not going to turn my nose up at. I never let them down."

-Nick Offerman.

40.“Francis Bacon is one of my giant inspirations. I just love him to pieces.”

-David Lynch.

41."Listen to this, okay? Just listen. Do you hear that? That's market bacon hitting the pan. Today a child is born unto us, and his name will be bacon."

Bryan Lee O'Malley

42."For the rest of her life, hope was going to smell a little bit like bacon."

— Debora Geary

43."Folding my arms, I refused to back down. Andrew never liked me. I don't think he liked people in general. Or puppies. Or bacon."

— Jennifer L. Armentrout

44."Look. Survey. Inspect. My hair is ruined! I look like a pan of bacon and eggs!"

-Diana Wynne Jones.

45."I have never regretted Paradise Lost since I discovered that it contained no eggs-and-bacon."

-Dorothy L. Sayers.

46."Showers are good. Perhaps not as good as bacon, but good."

— Rick Riordan

47."If the weight comes from bacon you can deduct it off the scale total to get your true weight."

-Michelle M. Pillow.

48."You wanna know how good bacon is? To improve other food, they wrap it in bacon."

-Jim Gaffigan.

49."'I like eggs and bacon,' George tells me. 'But' - his face clouds - 'do you know that bacon is' - tears leap to his eyes - 'Wilbur?'"

-Huntley Fitzpatrick, 'My Life Next Door'.

50."You worry too much. Eat some bacon...what? No, I got no idea if it'll make you feel better, I just made too much bacon."

-Justin Halpern.

51."If women are breadwinners and men bring home the bacon, why do people complain about having no dough? I'm confused. Also hungry."

— Stephen Colbert.

52."She kissed me, and I decided that I was glad too. A kiss in the sunset and the promise of a good bacon cheeseburger – with that kind of payoff, who needs immortality?"

— Rick Riordan.

53."Which does a man prefer? Bacon and eggs, or worship? Sometimes one, sometimes the other, depending on how hungry he is."

— Margaret Atwood.

54."Most people just want to be left in peace to eat their bacon, not realizing that there is no peace behind bacon."

— Mango Wodzak.

55."He watched, somewhat fascinated as she swished a slice of bacon through the pool of syrup. His steely-minded cop had the appetite of a five-year-old."

— J.D. Robb.

56."I didn’t eat pork either. Except for bacon, of course. Everyone eats bacon."

— Tarryn Fisher.

57."Look a pig in its eyes, and understand the truth behind bacon."

-Mango Wodzak.

58."My life is a plate of perfectly edible but ordinary scrambled eggs. I want them savory, creamy, cheesy and maybe with bacon on the side."

— Varsha Bajaj.

59."Turkey Bacon... It just doesn't quite carry the moment."

— George Takei.

60."I'd be vegetarian if bacon grew on trees"

— Matt Groening.

61."Are you really a Texan? I mean, really? Riley, if I have a headache, I'd put bacon around an aspirin before I take it."

— R.J. Scott.

62."I think I got a bruise from landing on you. I hear bacon is really good for healing a bruise."

— Janet Evanovich.

63."The path to obesity is paved with bacon and white bread; the way to skinny is built on apples and Ezekiel."

— Bob Harper.

64."Donna was an enigma wrapped in bacon wrapped in a crescent roll."

— Tina Fey.

65."I don't want to have this conversation. It's sunny out. There's bacon downstairs."

— Libba Bray.

66."She reached for another piece of bacon, then handed it to me. True love."

— Sylvia Day

67."A small piece of bacon flew out of his mouth when he spoke."

— James Dashner.

68."The more a man gazes on what he loves, the more he sets fire to his heart and bastes it with bacon fat."

— Guillaume de Lorris.

A Few One-Liners About Bacon

We are glad to share more bacon quotes that you can use at your family breakfast gatherings. From quotes about treating bacon as sent by God, to quotes comparing bacon with books!

69. "Nothing helps scenery like bacon and eggs."

-Mark Twain.

70."Bacon improved things dramatically."

-Kristin Cashore.

71."I hope your bacon burns."

-Diana Wynne Jones.

72."Bacon bits are like the fairy dust of the food community."

-Jim Gaffigan.

73."Books are like bacon for the mind."

— Thomas F. Shubnell

74."Bacon is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."

-Benjamin Franklin.

75."I’m happier than a pig eating bacon!"

— Lemony Snicket.

76."Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear."

— Aesop.

77."Everything's better with bacon and red wine!"

— Dianne Harman.

78. "Love is when you fry the other person's bacon even if you're a vegetarian."

— Patricia Nell Warren.

79."As I’ve said many times, the only way to stay trim is to eat bacon."

— Emily Giffin.

80."Veggie bacon? That sounds like a sign of the Apocalypse."

-Turtle Dundee.

81."You proposed over a plate of burned bacon?"

— Shelly Crane.

82."But whoever heard of enchanted bacon anyway?"

— Diana Wynne Jones.

83."If the waitress comes, order me a coffee and something that involves bacon."

— Maggie Stiefvater.

84."Up every day at six, bacon and eggs to fix."

— The Supremes, 'Queen Of The House'.

85."I need you like bacon needs eggs."

— White Denim, 'Ha Ha Ha Ha (Yeah)'.

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 bacon quotes and sayings, then why not take a look at these wake up quotes, or good morning quotes for more?

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Written by Deepthi Reddy

Master of Business Administration

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Deepthi ReddyMaster of Business Administration

With an MBA under her belt, Deepthi has discovered her true calling in content writing. Her writing repertoire is diverse, covering travel, movies, pet care, parenting, animals and birds, and more. Her joy of learning and creating has helped her craft well-written and engaging articles. When she isn't writing, Deepthi enjoys exploring new cultures, trying different foods, and spending quality time with her two children aged 7 and 12.

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