Who doesn’t love a great meal with friends or family? Whether you’re hosting an intimate dinner party or enjoying a weeknight meal, the dining room is where we break bread and make lasting memories. Whether you’re planning a renovation or looking for a dining room caption idea this list of quotes will help put your vision into words.

Dining Room Quotes

A quiet place to dine.

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf

“I’m a secret interior decorator. There’s a mural on my dining room wall of the railroad tracks at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. I love having my hometown with me out here in California.” – Jill Scott

“I spend more time in the kitchen than I have in the dining room, for obvious reasons, however, I just want to sit and indulge.” – Gordon Ramsay

“The Sabbath is a weekly cathedral raised up in my dining room, in my family, in my heart.” – Anita Diament

“If Broadway shows charge preview prices while the cast is in dress rehearsal, why should restaurants charge full price when their dining room and kitchen staff are still practicing?” – Marian Burros

“I painted one dining room red and I must say, the conversation became very heated in that room.” – Amanda Pays

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“No animal should ever jump up on the dining-room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation.” – Fran Lebowitz

“The whole world is our dining room, but be careful: it is also our garbage can” – Ashleigh Brilliant

“I always knew I was going to be successful in some way with films. I don’t know why. I had no particular talent, but I always knew I was going to be sitting in a dining room with Lucille Ball and at a cocktail party with Bette Davis.” – Robert Osborne

“America’s drug problem is not going to be solved in courtrooms or legislative hearing rooms by judges and politicians. It will be solved in living rooms and dining rooms and across kitchen tables – by parents and families.” – Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

“There are many nations that have perfected a particular room. You know, you have the French drawing room, the Austrian ballroom, the German dining room, and I think the library is a room the English get right.” – Julian Fellowes

Funny Dining Room Quotes

If you’re looking for a little bit of laughter during mealtime, funny dining room quotes can be the perfect way to add some humor and serve as a conversation piece.

“You might be a redneck if…Your only condiment on the dining room table is the economy-size bottle of ketchup.” – Jeff Foxworthy

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Busy dining room area at In-N-Out.

“I don’t hate too many guys. What I may do, I may hate them for a little while, like this guy Stradlater I knew at Pencey, and this other boy, Robert Ackley. I hate them once in a while—I admit it—but it doesn’t last too long, is what I mean. After a while, if I didn’t see them, if they didn’t come in the room, or if I didn’t see them in the dining room for a couple of meals, I sort of missed them. I mean I sort of missed them.” – J. D. Salinger

“I’m at an age where I think more about food than I do about sex. Last week I put a mirror over my dining room table.” – Rodney Dangerfield

“Thanksgiving is a magical time of year when families across the country join together to raise America’s obesity statistics. Personally, I love Thanksgiving traditions: watching football, making pumpkin pie, and saying the magic phrase that sends your aunt storming out of the dining room to sit in her car.” – Stephen Colbert

“Ballplayers who are first to the dining room are usually last in batting averages.” – Jimmy Cannon

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“While There may be power in forgiveness, there is even more power in lobbing a Molotov cocktail through someone’s dining room window.” – Jim Norton

“It’s Will,” she said. “He’s being absolutely ridiculous in the dining room.” Charlotte looked puzzled. “How is this different from him being totally ridiculous in the library or the weapons room or any of the other places he’s usually ridiculous?” – Cassandra Clare

“When I left the dining room after sitting next to Mr. Gladstone, I thought he was the cleverest man in England. But after sitting next to Mr. Disraeli, I thought I was the cleverest woman in England.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“I hate sets. I’ve always hated sets. I think that if you have a dining room set, break it up!” – Nate Berkus

Steakhouse dining room.

“The quality of food is inverse proportion to a dining room’s altitude, especially atop bank and hotel buildings (airplanes are an extreme example).” – Bryan Q. Miller

“In the Members’ Dining Room, the Conservatives eat at one end, the Labour Party at the other, while the Liberals wait at the table.” – Gyles Brandreth

Inspirational Quotes for a Dining Room