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.


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