- What kind of century is this, when a steak is deemed as a filthy thing? Totò (Antonio De Curtis) (1898-1967) Italian comedian (Totò cerca casa, 1949)
- Red meat is NOT bad for you. Now blue-green meat, THAT'S bad for you! Tommy Smothers (1937-) US comedian
- I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants. Alan Whitney Brown (1952-) US comedian
- I tell vegetarians, "Hey, vegetables are living things too. They're just easier to catch". Kevin Brennan (1960-) US comedian
- (the citizens of the utopian City of the Sun) initially they didn't want to kill animals, since they found it cruel; but then, seeing that killing vegetables was also cruel, since they have sensibility, and this would have meant starving to death, they considered that humble things are made for the noble ones, and nowadays they eat any kind of food. Tommaso Campanella (1568-1639) Italian philosopher (La Città del Sole, 1602)
- I hate reality but it's still the best place to get a good steak. Woody Allen (1935-) US director and comedian (Side effects, 1981)
- I go to a restaurant, ask for a fillet and they take me a slice of raw meat ... but I neither could define it as raw, a good veterinary could save it. Alessandro Brunello Italian comedian
- Laws are like sausages: it's better not to see them being made. Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898) German politician
- Some people do not eat cow meat. I do so, provided it's tender. Yajnavalkya (approx. 500 BCE) Indian Vedic sage
- My favorite animal is steak. Fran Lebowitz (1950-) US author
- My mother was too busy running the boiled chicken through the deflavorizing machine to think about shooting herself or anything. Woody Allen (1935-) US director and comedian
- Horse meat does you good because it contains iron, specially if you eat the hoof. Fabrizio Canciani
- To be normal, to drink Coca-Cola and eat Kentucky Fried Chicken is to be in a conspiracy against yourself. Mel Gibson (1956-) US actor ("Conspiracy Theory")
- It has been a common saying of physicians in England, that a cucumber should be well sliced, and dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out, as good for nothing. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) English man of letters in: James Boswell: Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, 1784.
- I wanted Hungarian stew but the butcher had run out of Hungarians. S. O'Leary (Irish Graffiti)
- There is a man in front
of a steak in the restaurant. He cries, says something to it softly,
caresses it, gives it little tearful smiles ....
So the waiter approaches him: - Sir, what is are you doing to the steak?
- - Well, I'm trying to make it tender!
(Il Vernacoliere lJuly/Augost 1998)
- Waiter! - yells a guy in a restaurant. - This hen has one leg shorter than the other! - But, do you want to eat her or to take her out to dance ?! Il Vernacoliere
- Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger. Abbie Hoffman (1936-1989) US activist
- There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten. Indira Gandhi (1917-1984) Indian politician
- If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat? John Cleese (1939-) English actor
- Heaven sends us good meat, but the Devil sends cooks. David Garrick (1717-1779) English actor and playwright
- CAMPANELLA Tonnaso (1602) La Città del Sole. Adelphi, Milano, 1996.
- Gino & Michele, Matteo Molinari (1991) Anche le formiche nel loro piccolo s'incazzano. Einaudi, Torino.
- Gino & Michele, Matteo Molinari (1992) Anche le formiche nel loro piccolo s'incazzano. Anno secondo. Baldini & Castoldi, Milano
- Gino & Michele, Matteo Molinari (1993) Anche le formiche nel loro piccolo s'incazzano. Anno terzo. Baldini & Castoldi, Milano
- Gino & Michele, Matteo Molinari (1994) Anche le formiche nel loro piccolo s'incazzano. Volume quarto. Zelig, Milano
- Gino & Michele, Matteo Molinari (2001) Anche le formiche nel loro piccolo s'incazzano. Anno 2002. Baldini & Castoldi, Milano
- Gino & Michele, Matteo Molinari (2003) Le formiche e le cicale. Kowalski, Milano
- Gino & Michele, Matteo Molinari (2007) Visto che non posso avere la maggioranza mi accontenterò dell'unanimità. Le cicale 2008. Kowalski, Milano
- Seamus O'Leary and O'Larry (1983) Irish Graffiti, Futura, London, UK.
- Totò (1994) Parli come badi. Rizzoli, Milano.