24 Best Breaking Bread Quotes Of All Time

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Breaking Bread Meaning: To “break bread” means to have a meal with someone, breaking off pieces of your loaf of bread to ensure that everyone is fed. The phrase is also part of the spiritual hymn, “Let Us Break Bread Together” [1300s]

What Does Breaking The Bread Symbolize: 

The Breaking of Bread is most definitely a reference to the. Church’s practice of remembering the Last meal that Jesus ate with. his disciples on the night he was betrayed, the one we now call The. Lord’s Supper, Eucharist or Communion

Breaking Bread Quotes

  1. “Only break bread with people you starved with.”

  2. “Christ is bread awaiting hunger.” – St. Augustine                                                             
    Breaking Bread Quotes
    Breaking Bread Quotes

  3. “Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.” – W.H. Auden

  4. “The sharing of food is like breaking bread, it’s very symbolic.”- Robert Irvine                                                                                                                                                     
    Breaking Bread Together Quotes
    Breaking Bread Together Quotes

  5. “If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.”                                                                                                                       
    Breaking Bread Quotes Images
    Breaking Bread Quotes Images

  6. “They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts.” – Acts 2:46 (Bible Verse)

  7. “Breaking bread together is an opportunity for nourishment on so many levels.” – Jen Schmidt

  8. “If though tastest a crust of bread, tho tastest all the stars and all the heavens.” – Robert Browning

  9. “I’d rather dine at a banquet with my enemies than to break bread with a pretentious friend.” – Sheva Chiquot

  10. “When we break bread and give it to each other, fear vanishes and God becomes very close.” – Henri J.M. Nouwen                                                                           
    Quotes About Breaking Bread
    Quotes About Breaking Bread

  11. “There are many in the world dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love.” – Mother Teresa

  12. “Let us break bread together on our knees. Let us drink wine together on our knees. Let us praise God together on our knees.” – African Spiritual

  13. “If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him – the people who give you their food give you their heart.” – Cesar Chavez

  14. “Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights. One that is both soul-satisfying and eternal.” – Julia Child

  15. “We must grow beyond it. Why reinforce our differences, and keep ancient laws, and never know the joy of breaking bread with our neighbors?” – Helene Wecker

  16. “We cannot curse the sky if we stay and break bread with boys and their troubles while men full of mountains and moons are waiting with stories of how far they’ve come.” – Butterflies Rising

  17. “For they truly know their Lord in the breaking of bread, whose heart within them so vehemently burneth, whilst Thou, O blessed Jesus, dost walk and converse with them.” – Thomas A. Kempis

  18. “Thank you for giving me bread to break with family and friends. Thank you for my good health and even better cheer. Thank you for the eternal love, light and meaning given to each of my days.”

  19. “The whole barrier exists because most people never come together and sit down at a table… join together, break bread together, and celebrate their differences and their likenesses.” – Oprah Winfrey

  20. “There is something profoundly satisfying about sharing a meal. Eating together, breaking bread together, is one of the oldest and most fundamentally unifying of human experiences.”- Barbara Coloroso

  21. “When eating becomes a matter of life or death and each new bite is a celebration you may discover that none of the other stuff was quite as important as sitting and breaking bread together.” – Bee Wilson

  22. “It’s sort of like a tribe, a group of friends you see all the time. You travel with them, you break bread with them,.. You’re part of a family in a sense. That’s what surfing is or it used to be. It’s become a bigger family now that everybody is so interested.” – Art Brewer

  23. “Too few of us, perhaps, feel that breaking bread, the sharing of salt, the common dipping into one bowl, mean more than satisfaction of a need. We make such primal things as casual as tunes heard over a radio, forgetting the mystery and strength in both.” – M.F.K. Fisher

  24. “Let us sit down soon to eat with all those who haven’t eaten, let us spread great tablecloths, put salt in the lakes of the world, set up planetary bakeries, table with strawberries in snow and a plate like the moon itself from which we will all eat. For now I ask no more than the justice of eating.” – Pablo Neruda

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