"I could give up chocolate but I'm not a quitter."
"A day without chocolate is a day without sunshine."
"Anything is good and useful if it's made of chocolate."
"Anything tastes better dipped in chocolate."
"What is the meaning of life? All evidence to date suggests it's chocolate."
"Put 'eat chocolate' at the top of your list of things to do today. That way, at least you'll get one thing done."
"Strength is the ability to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of those pieces."
~ Judith Viorst
"Life is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you're going to get."
~ Forrest Gump
"There's nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with CHOCOLATE."
~ Linda Grayson The Pickwick Papers
"A chocolate in the mouth is worth two on the plate."
"There are only three things in life that matter - good friends, good chocolate and, oh dear, what was that other one?"
"All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt!"
~ Lucy Van Pelt
"A new British survey has revealed that 9 out of 10 people like Chocolate. The tenth lies."
"Research tells us fourteen out of any ten individuals likes chocolate."
~ Sandra Boynton
"Once you consume chocolate, chocolate will consume you."
"Caramels are only a fad. Chocolate is a permanent thing."
~ Milton Snavely Hershey
"It's not that chocolates are a substitute for love. Love is a substitute for chocolate. Chocolate is, let's face it, far more reliable than a man."
~ Miranda Ingram
"If I have chocolate around, I will eat it. I love it, I love it, I love it. I like a piece every day."
~ Julia Louis-Dreyfus
"Giving chocolate to others is an intimate form of communication, a sharing of deep, dark secrets."
~ Milton Zelman publisher of Chocolate News
"My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished 2 bags of M&M's and a chocolate cake. I feel better already."
~ Dave Barry
"Chocolate isn't a food, it's a medicine -an anti-depressant."
"A true chocolate lover finds ways to accommodate his passion and make it work with his lifestyle. One key, not just to keeping weight down and staying guilt-free, but also to keeping taste buds sharp (essential for the professionals who evaluate new products as well as judge recipes), is being discriminating."
~ Julie Davis, Los Angeles Times
"Chocolate causes certain endocrine glands to secrete hormones that affect your feelings and behavior by making you happy. Therefore, it counteracts depression, in turn reducing the stress of depression. Your stress-free life helps you maintain a youthful disposition, both physically and mentally. So, eat lots of chocolate!" ~ Elaine Sherman, Book of Divine Indulgences
"Eating chocolate can have significant influences on mood, generally leading to an increase in pleasant feelings and a reduction in tension."
~ Peter Rogers, Ph.D., Institute of Food Research
"I do recommend a piece of good-quality dark chocolate as a healthy snack . . . It is a source of polyphenols, the same type of antioxidants found in red wine, and the fat it contains is stearic acid, which doesn't affect cholesterol levels. The latest good news for chocolate lovers comes from a study indicating that flavonoids in chocolate are good for your heart. These compounds reduce the stickiness of platelets, cells that play an important role in blood clotting. By eating a 1.5-ounce milk chocolate bar, you get the same amount of these protective compounds as in a 5-ounce glass of Cabernet Sauvignon."
~ Andrew Weil, M.D.