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101 Best Quotes about Beef

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In this fun post from Backyard Texas Grill you can read 101 great quotes about one of our favorite subjects: beef!

Here in Texas we know our beef. Texas is, after all, known for our brisket, steaks, and burgers. And there’s no better place to serve up a platter of delicious beef than in your own backyard.

That’s why we’ve got some great recipes for beef, including our Simple Reverse Seared Steaks and World’s Best Butter Burgers.

No matter how you like your beef–you’ll find quotes here to make you hungry. (And let’s face it: mouth-watering beef dishes are perfect for an outdoor barbecue, which is the theme of this site.)

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s dive right in and discover 101 Delicious Quotes About Beef.

101 Beef Quotes

1. “Where’s the beef?” – Wendy’s commercial catchphrase.

2. “Beef: It’s what’s for dinner.” – Beef Checkoff Program slogan.

3. “A good steak pun is a rare medium well done.” – Unknown

4. “Happiness is a warm steak.” – Unknown

5. “Life is too short to miss out on the beautiful things, like a medium-rare steak.” – Unknown

6. “Seize the steak!” – Unknown

7. “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” – Julia Child

8. “A cow is a very good animal in the field, but we turn her out of a garden.” – Samuel Johnson

9. “Meat is murder… tasty, tasty murder.” – Unknown

10 “If you want breakfast in bed, sleep in the kitchen.” – Unknown

11. “Beef is the soul of cooking.” – Marie-Antoine Carême

12. “I’m not a vegetarian, but I eat animals who are.” – Groucho Marx

13. “Beef is the pulse of the land.” – Don Delillo

14. “If you don’t eat your meat, you can’t have any pudding! How can you have any pudding if you don’t eat your meat?” – Pink Floyd (from “Another Brick in the Wall”)

15. “Vegetarians are cool. All I eat are vegetarians – except for the occasional mountain lion steak.” – Ted Nugent

16. “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw

17. “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” – Doug Larson

18. “Meat, if it’s not cooked properly, can be tough and difficult to digest, but if you’re patient and you give it some love, it can be excellent.” – Marcus Samuelsson

19. “I don’t eat fast food, but I can’t live without a good cheeseburger.” – Padma Lakshmi

20. “I’m on a seafood diet. I see food, and I eat it. Especially if it’s a beef dish.” – Unknown

21. “Eat beef. The West wasn’t won on salad.” – Unknown

22. “I don’t trust people who dislike dogs, but I trust a person who dislikes beef even less.” – Unknown

23. “I’m not saying I’m addicted to beef, but I can’t live without it for more than a day.” – Unknown

24. “Why did the cow go to space? Because it wanted to see the moooon!” – Unknown

25. “If we’re not supposed to eat animals, why are they made of beef?” – Unknown

26. “I don’t have a beef with anyone, but I do have a beef steak in my fridge.” – Unknown

27. “My favorite exercise is a cross between a lunge and a crunch. I call it lunch.” – Unknown

28. “I like my beef well-done… as in, I’m well-done with my salad. Bring on the steak!” – Unknown

29. “I’m a firm believer in the food pyramid: the top should always be a juicy steak.” – Unknown

30. “I’m not a chef, but I can sure make a mean reservation.” – Unknown

31. “Why did the tomato turn red? Because it saw the salad dressing!” – Unknown

32. “I’ve been on a diet for two weeks, and all I’ve lost is two weeks.” – Totie Fields

33. “The only thing I throwback on Thursdays is a thick beef burger.” – Unknown

34. “I’m not into fitness. Fit’ness whole burger in my mouth!” – Unknown

35. “If we’re what we eat, then I’m fast, easy, and probably bad for you.” – Unknown

36. “I’m not saying I’m a carnivore, but if you hand me a salad, make sure there’s a cheeseburger on top of it.” – Unknown

37. “I’m on a balanced diet. I put a burger in each hand.” – Unknown

38. “I’d like to say I’m a vegetarian, but I’m not above some occasional ‘meatings’ with a juicy steak.” – Unknown

39. “Why don’t scientists trust atoms? Because they make up everything, just like my beef tacos.” – Unknown

40. “A steak a day keeps the sadness away.” – Unknown

41. “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” – Julia Child

42. “The perfect steak is not just a piece of meat; it’s a work of art.” – Unknown

43. “A well-cooked steak is a meal fit for a king.” – Unknown

44. “A good steak pun is a rare medium well done.” – Unknown

45. “Steak is the ultimate comfort food.” – Unknown

46. “When you have a great steak, everything else in life seems to fade away.” – Unknown

47. “A great steak is a piece of poetry, a joy in itself.” – Unknown

48. “A steak dinner is the true way to a person’s heart.” – Unknown

49. “Life’s too short not to enjoy a perfectly cooked steak.” – Unknown

50. “A steak cooked to perfection is a symphony of flavors.” – Unknown

51. “The only thing better than a steak is another steak.” – Unknown

52. “A steak is like a fine wine; it only gets better with age.” – Unknown

53. “Steak is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Benjamin Franklin (Note: This quote is often attributed to Franklin, but its origin is disputed.)

54. “I love a good steak. You can’t beat it.” – David Beckham

55. “Steak is not just food; it’s an experience.” – Unknown

56. “The secret to a great steak is simple: start with the best meat and cook it with love.” – Unknown

57. “A steak is a slice of heaven on a plate.” – Unknown

58. “When in doubt, order the steak.” – Unknown

59. “There’s no such thing as too much steak.” – Unknown

60. These quotes celebrate the deliciousness and satisfaction that a well-cooked steak can bring to the table.

61. “Brisket is the crown jewel of barbecue.” – Unknown

62. “A well-smoked brisket is the holy grail of barbecue.” – Aaron Franklin

63. “Brisket is the true test of a pitmaster’s skill.” – Unknown

64. “Brisket: where smoke and time meet to create magic.” – Unknown

65. “Brisket is the Everest of barbecue. It’s the mountain all pitmasters want to conquer.” – Daniel Vaughn

66. “Cooking brisket is like conducting an orchestra of flavors.” – Unknown

67. “A great brisket doesn’t need a lot of fancy spices; it just needs time and patience.” – Unknown

68. “Brisket is not just meat; it’s a work of art.” – Unknown

69. “Brisket is the heart and soul of Texas barbecue.” – Unknown

70. “The beauty of brisket lies in its simplicity. It’s just meat, smoke, and time.” – Unknown

71. “Brisket is a journey that starts with a raw cut of meat and ends with a delicious masterpiece.” – Unknown

72. “The secret to a perfect brisket is low and slow.” – Unknown

73. “Brisket is proof that good things come to those who wait.” – Unknown

74. “Brisket is the ultimate barbecue challenge, and the reward is a taste of heaven.” – Unknown

75. “Brisket is like a symphony of flavors in every bite.” – Unknown

76. “The best conversations happen around a table with a plate of brisket.” – Unknown

77. “Brisket is barbecue’s greatest gift to the world.” – Unknown

78. “Brisket is the meat that dreams are made of.” – Unknown

79. “Brisket is the art of turning tough into tender.” – Unknown

80. “A good brisket doesn’t need sauce; it’s perfect as it is.” – Unknown

81. “The cheeseburger to me is classic America.” – Bradley Cooper

82. “A cheeseburger is a blank canvas.” – Unknown

83. “Life is better with a cheeseburger.” – Unknown

84. “The cheeseburger represents the classic, all-American meal.” – Rachael Ray

85. “In the beginning, there was nothing. God said, ‘Let there be light!’ And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better. Then God said, ‘Let there be a cheeseburger.’ And it was good.” – Unknown

86. “A cheeseburger is the canvas on which you paint your masterpiece.” – Unknown

87. “Cheeseburgers. That’s good stadium food.” – Dan Marino

88. “The cheeseburger is the epitome of all that is right in the world.” – Unknown

89. “A cheeseburger is happiness in a bun.” – Unknown

90. “I don’t know what heaven looks like, but I hope there are cheeseburgers.” – Unknown

91. “A cheeseburger is like a perfect marriage of flavors.” – Unknown

92. “If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe. If you want to make a cheeseburger from scratch, you must first create the universe, and then figure out how to put it between two buns.” – Unknown

93. “A cheeseburger is a work of art that’s meant to be eaten.” – Unknown

94. “The cheeseburger is the ultimate comfort food.” – Unknown

95. “Cheeseburgers are the American dream.” – Unknown

96. “The cheeseburger is a culinary masterpiece.” – Unknown

97. “A cheeseburger is like a warm hug for your taste buds.” – Unknown

98. “There’s no problem that a cheeseburger can’t solve.” – Unknown

99. “The perfect cheeseburger is a thing of beauty.” – Unknown

100. “Cheeseburgers make the world a better place.” – Unknown

101. Keep Calm. . .and eat beef! – Unknown

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