Chocolate trivia

Chocolate Quotations adorn the walls in both our shops in Ledbury Road and Clarendon Road. What better than to hear the words of celebrities, historical figures and ordinary people and their appreciation of Chocolate. These quotes best describe why we love chocolate:

"Chocolate is a divine drink which builds up resistance and fights fatigue. A cup of this precious drink permits a man to walk for a whole day without food".
Hernan Cortes

"There’s nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with chocolate."
Linda Grayson

"Life is like a box of chocolates…. You never know what you’re gonna get."
Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump

"What use are cartridges in Battle? I always carry chocolate instead."
George Bernard Shaw

"All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt! "
Lucy Van Pelt (in Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz)

"Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces."
Judith Viorst

"Chocolate makes everyone smile – even bankers"
Chocolatier Benneville Strohecker

"Chemically speaking, chocolate really is the world's perfect food".
Michael Levine, nutrition researcher, as quoted in The Emperors of Chocolate

"Don't wreck a sublime chocolate experience by feeling guilty. Chocolate isn't like premarital sex. It will not make you pregnant, and it always feels good."
Lora Brody, author of Growing Up on the Chocolate Diet

"A new British survey reveals that nine out of ten people like chocolate. The tenth person lies."
Robert Paul

"I never met a chocolate I didn't like."
Deanna Troi in Star Trek: The Next Generation

"Chocolate is the greatest gift to women ever created, next to the likes of Paul Newman and Gene Kelly. It’s something that should be had on a daily basis."
Sandra Bullock

"After eating chocolate you feel godlike, as though you can conquer enemies, lead armies, entice lovers."
Emily Lucetti

"I have this theory that chocolate slows down the ageing process …..It may not be true, but do I dare take the chance?"
Anonymous

"Forget Love – I’d rather fall in chocolate"
Anonymous

"Chocolate is cheaper than therapy and you don't need an appointment."
Anonymous

"Chocolate: Here today...Gone today"!"
Anonymous

"Chocolate is nature's way of making up for Mondays". Anonymous

"There's more to life than chocolate, but not right now."
Anonymous
Cocoa beans in the Melt kitchen