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Candy Quotes To Sweeten Up Your Day

If you are wondering what it is about candy that people love, the answer is pretty obvious – it’s the sweet taste, as you can see from all the sweet references in these candy quotes!

People seem to either really love candy or it’s just not their thing.

My grandpa was certainly a candy man.

There was always some in a dish around the house, and he carried Werther’s Originals everywhere he went.

Now, I do not love candy.

In fact, I barely eat any.

I much prefer desserts!

The sweetness obviously comes from the sugar used to make the candy, and the reason people like candy so much is because of how sugar affects the brain.

A study published by PLoS One found sweet foods have drug-like effects in the reward center of the brain and sugar can be more addictive than cocaine!

It is no wonder that overeating and craving sweet foods is a problem facing our society.

Especially, because excess sugar impairs our cognitive skills, memory, and our self-control.

Does this mean you should never have hard candy, chocolate bars, or some other confection ever again?

Only you can answer that, but before you do, keep reading through these candy quotes, and see what other ways sugar affects your overall health.

Don’t forget to also check out these chocolate quotes to make your mouth water.

Check out our most popular quote article, a list of short inspirational quotes for daily inspiration. 

If you enjoy this collection, check out our inspirational quotes category page.

Cute candy quotes for those sweet Instagram captions

1. “I had teeth that stuck out so far, I used to eat other kids’ candy bars by accident.” – Rita Rudner

2. “Whoever thought a tiny candy bar should be called fun size was a moron.” ― Glenn Beck

3. “Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker.” ― Ogden Nash

4. “All I really need is love, but a little candy now and then doesn’t hurt!” ― Charles Schulz

5. “Keep calm and love candy.” ― Handy Shandy

6. “I love any kind of candy.” – Kris Allen

7. “You know an odd feeling? Sitting on the toilet eating a chocolate candy bar.” George Carlin

8. “No candy bars unless I’ve had a low blood sugar where I’m shaky” Mary Tyler Moore

9. “There’s nothing as cozy as a piece of candy and a book.” ― Betty MacDonald

10. “Everybody’s got their poison, and mine is sugar.” — Derrick Rose

Candy quotes from song lyrics

11. “Sunshine, lollipops, and rainbows. Everything that’s wonderful is sure to come your way.” — Lesley Gore, Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows

12. “My boy lollipop, you make my heart go giddy up. You are as sweet as candy.” — Millie Small, My Boy Lollipop

13. “I want candy.” — The Strangeloves, I Want Candy

14. “Lollipop lollipop oh lolli lolli lolli Lollipop, sweeter than candy on a stick.” — The Chordettes, Lollipop

15. “I want candy, I want candy. Candy on the beach, there’s nothing better. But I like candy when it’s wrapped in a sweater.” — Bow Wow Wow, I Want Candy

16. “The candy man is here, what kind of candy do you want?” — Sammy Davis Jr., The Candy Man

17. “”Ah sugar, ah honey, honey. You are my candy girl, and you’ve got me wanting you.” — The Archies, Sugar Sugar

18. “Like sugar to my heart, I’m craving for you. I’m missing you like candy.” — Mandy Moore, Candy

Funny candy quotes and sayings

19. “You can tell a lot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans. ” ― Ronald Reagan

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20. “Sometimes I think that the one thing I love most about being an adult is the right to buy candy whenever and wherever I want.” ― Ryan Gosling

21. “A lot of people like lollipops. I don’t like lollipops. To me, a lollipop is hard candy plus garbage. I don’t need a handle. Just give me the candy.” ― Demetri Martin

22. “The library is like a candy store where everything is free.” ― Jamie Ford

30. “All the candy corn that was ever made was made in 1911.” ― Lewis Black

Comforting and inspirational candy quotes

31. “One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.” ― Iris Murdoch

32. “Kindness is like sugar, it makes life taste a little sweeter.” — Carla Yerovi

33. “Candy is childhood, the best and bright moments you wish could have lasted forever.” ― Dylan Lauren

34. “Don’t be eye candy, be soul food.” ― Truida Genis

35. “If you take a candy bar in the short run, it gives you a burst of energy, but after a while, it just makes you fat.” ― Ben Bernanke

36. “There’s no denying that candy is comfort food, and it’s affordable.” ― Dylan Lauren

37. “Life is like candy. Sometimes it’s sweet, and sometimes it’s sour.” ― Unknown

38. “Going out into the world, I do feel like a kid in a candy store.” ― Philip Rosenthal

Sweet candy quotes about how we all love it

39. “I think people always want candy, whether you’re a kid or an adult.” ― Dylan Lauren

40. “I have candy around my bed. I just kinda like reach over and eat it and then go back to sleep, no problem.” ― Lamar Odom

41. “A lot of my fans know that I love candy. I eat candy all day.” ― Tyga

42. “Sour Patch, Swedish Fish. I love candy, man. I can’t go without candy.” ― Tyga

43. “You’re never too old to for free candy.” ― Kathy Debiec

44. “My guilty pleasure is definitely candy! Skittles are my favorite.” ― Sara Sampaio

45. “Cotton candy is the most amazing form of caramelization ever invented by man.” ― Jose Andres Puerta

46. “Candy is my fuel. Ice cream, too.” ― Jane Smiley

Candy quotes to make you smile

47. “I know I have a gigantic sweet tooth. I love candy, I love ice cream, I love anything sweet.” – Mark Schlereth

48. “I always saw candy as art.” – Dylan Lauren

49. “You know someone is your friend when they give you more than half of their candy bar.” – Liam Holland

50. “Candy bar nostalgia puts us all on the same page.” – Bee Wilson

51. “Licorice is the liver of candy.” – Michael O’Donoghue

52. “I thought Willy Wonka was brilliant. He had all kinds of candy. Who doesn’t like chocolate and candies? Everybody wanted a Gobstopper. I just think he’s brilliant.” – Martellus Bennett

53. “I love every type of candy. I love Skittles and Reeses. I love it all.” – Colton Haynes

54. “I’m never without Nerds and peanut M&M’s. I have a sweet tooth! I have an unlimited supply on hand at home, but the candy packs in my purse are not for sharing.” – Joanna Garcia

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55. “I’m a huge candy fan. My favorite growing up was always Sour Belts or Sour Straws.” – Kendall Schmidt

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More Candy Quotes and Sayings

56. “’If you want to grow up to be a big, strong pea, you have to eat your candy,’ Papa Pea would say.” ― Amy Krouse Rosenthal

57. “People are like M&Ms. They come in a variety of colours, they’re hard on the outside and full of obscene yumminess on the inside.” ― Michael Makai

58. “He was like her favourite type of candy, she realized, a bit sour at first but all sweetness in the long run.” – Victoria Kahler

59. “He picked up the brown bag of candy on the table. ‘What’s your . . .’ He trailed off as he weighed the bag in his hands. ‘Didn’t I give you three pounds of candy?’” – Sarah J. Maas

60. “I want to get a vending machine, with fun-sized candy bars, and the glass in front is a magnifying glass.” – Mitch Hedberg

61. “I like vending machines because snacks are better when they fall. If I buy a candy bar at the store, oftentimes I will drop it so that it achieves its maximum flavour potential.” – Mitch Hedberg

62. “There’s a list of foods I can’t have in the house. […] Random little small mini candy bars, don’t even think about it.” Richard Simmons

63. “Be a rainbow lollipop in a world full of Dum Dum suckers.” ― Unknown

64. “The sweet taste of candy calms my soul.” ― Unknown

65. “Life is short. Eat candy first.” ― Unknown

66. “Sweet and twisted like a candy cane.” ― Unknown

67. “Happiness is chocolate disappearing in your mouth.” ― Unknown

68. “Dreams taste like cotton candy.” ― Unknown

69. “All you need is love and a little bit of candy.” ― Unknown

70. “Candy is duct tape for the heart.” ― Unknown

71. “Living the sweet life.” ― Unknown

72. “The best things in life are sweet.” ― Unknown

73. “You give me a sugar rush.” ― Unknown

74. “Candy can never be as sweet as my love for you.” ― Unknown

75. “A bad day eating candy is better than a good day eating salad.” ― Unknown

76. “Candy is life’s way of making up for Mondays.” ― Unknown

77. “I don’t care what the problem is. Candy is always the answer.” ― Unknown

Candy Quotes To Make You Feel Better

78. “It’s clear, it’s fresh, like a mint candy.” ― Margaret Atwood

79. “Candy within reach and then I have to go on a diet.” ― Steig Larsson

80. “Since my initials are J. U., people called me Ju. Or Jujube, like candy.” ― Jenna Ushkowitz

81. “Knowledge was like candy: you never turned it down, especially if you didn’t have to work too hard to get it.” ― Robert Liparulo

82. “Love is candy from a stranger, but it’s candy you’ve had before and it probably won’t kill you.” ― Daniel Handler

83. “Apologies come in all shapes and sizes. You can give diamonds, candy, flowers, or just your deepest heartfelt sentiment.” ― Sarah Dessen

84. “After I won the Tony Award, the film floodgates opened, so I was like a kid in a candy store.” ― Dan Fogler

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85. “Years are like candy bars… We’re paying more, but they’re getting shorter.” ― Charles M. Schulz

86. “On my first visit to the public library, I was like a kid at a candy store where all the candy was free. I gorged myself until my tummy ached.” ― Craig Thompson

87. “The next morning it dawned bright and sweet, like ribbon candy.” ― Sarah Addison Allen

Candy Quotes That Will Make You Grab Some Candies

88. “I love all the soft candy. I’m not a big fan of the hard candy though.” — Anthony Dirrell

89. “I started acting pretty young, so I haven’t had too many odd jobs. But I used to sell candy out of my locker in middle school.” — Paul Dano

90. “McDonald’s is over with. But chips and candy and stuff, it’s going to be hard to get away from that.” — Derrick Rose

91. “I just feel such a connection to the little kids in Naples. I remember being on the street wanting a small piece of candy.” — Giuliana Rancic

92. “The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy.” — Rumi

93. “I usually spend Valentines Day with my friends. But if I did have a girlfriend, I’d bring her flowers and candy.” — Zac Efron

94. “Really sucked the red off of all my candy.” — Faith Hunter

95. “I love eating junk food. I’m a huge snacker, chips and candy.” — Jeremy Lin

96. “I did shoplift but I didn’t get in trouble for it. I shoplifted a lot when I was little. Candy. I would steal candy.” — Amy Sedaris

97. “What made ‘Ice Age’ work is that it had its shiny candy coatings, but inside was a soft, creamy center.” — Chris Wedge

Which of these candy quotes is your favorite?

In a study published in 2014 in JAMA Internal Medicine, Dr. Hu and his colleagues conducted a 15-year study, which found an association between a high-sugar diet and an increased risk of dying from heart disease.

Sugar is also bad for the liver, blood pressure, and increases inflammation.

Even knowing this, people continue to eat added sugar because it tastes good and it gets those reward centers going.

Of course, there are many forms of sugar, and some of it is naturally found in whole foods, like fruit and vegetables.

And that sugar is good for you, which begs the question of how much of a person’s sugar consumption comes from candy.

According to the US Census Bureau, the average American consumes 22 pounds of candy each year.

To put this in a little perspective, a bag of fun-size Snickers is 10.59 ounces, so the average person buys and eats a little over 33 bags a year.

What do you think is candy a guilty treat and a wonderfully sweet way to break up your day?

Or is it a health crisis wrapped in a little fun-size wrapper?

Share your thoughts in the comment section below, and let us know what your favorite candy is!

My daughter has a cotton candy addiction, and when I do eat the occasional piece of candy, it has to be a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup.

Did you enjoy these candy quotes and sayings?

Which of the quotes is your favorite?

Let us know in the comment section below.

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