Raw Sayings and Quotes

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


Raw foodists are kind of paddling upstream against evolution. The only reason they can do it and they don't all keel over is that they are using blenders. They're very Cuisinart dependent.     

Michael Pollan

The raw material from which social institutions are fashioned is always more or less recalcitrant and any human society will tend to produce a caricature of itself.     

Barbara Ward

Raw food is the best way to have the cleanest energy. We take so much care about what kind of fuel we put in our car, what kind of oil. We care about that sometimes more than the fuel that we're looking at putting in our bodies. It's cleaner burning fuel.     

Woody Harrelson

When you get close to the raw materials and taste them at the moment they let go of the soil you learn to respect them.     

Rene Redzepi

When a raw food becomes processed food, it can be best valued, protected, stored, and safely delivered to customers.     

Anthony Pratt

The right raw materials can double or triple the protective power of the immune system.     

Joel Fuhrman

The raw materials of life hammered and shaped into something with a purpose.     

James A. Moore

Raw emotions anger, frustration, bitterness, resentment are the feelings we tend to hide from people we want to impress but spew on those we love the most.     

Lysa Terkeurst

The raw materials of reality without the glue of time are materials adrift and reality is as meaningless as the balsa parts of a model airplane scattered to the wind.     

Ken Kesey

Raw is a good place for an artist. It's where the truth comes out.     

Keith Urban

The raw materials of photography are light and time and memory.     

Keith Carter

When you get close to the raw materials and taste them at the moment they let go of the soil, you learn to respect them.     

Rene Redzepi

The raw truth you profess shows your abode     

Sunday Adelaja

To declare the raw truth is to live in dominion.     

Sunday Adelaja

The raw food wave has swept through, and now it is the superfoods wave. The next thing to happen will be super herbalism.     

David Wolfe

Raw ingredients trump recipes every time; farmers and ranchers who coax the best from the earth can make any of us appear to be a great cook.     

Judy Rodgers