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