32 Most Delicious (And Hilarious) Quotes & Memes To Celebrate National Chocolate Day

In case you didn't know, this Sunday isn't just any old Sunday. It’s National Chocolate Day.

While there are quite a few days dedicated to chocolate, October 28, is one of the few recognized by the National Confectioners Association. Let's think about that for a second, a food so amazing it earned a place in our hearts and earned itself a national day of recognition?  So what's the story behind this sweet treat we can't resist?


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Most people know that chocolate is made from the cacao bean, but that's probably where it ends. The truth is chocolate, as we know it today, has quite an interesting history.

It is believed that chocolate has been around for approximately 2000 years. In pre-modern Latin America, Aztecs used cacao beans as currency, for bartering. Chocolate maintained its use as currency even through the Revolutionary War when soldiers were given chocolate in lieu of wages. Not a bad payday if you ask me.

Beyond its economic power, chocolate was used in many sacred rituals of the Mayans and Aztecs. They used chocolate in marriage, birth and death ceremonies because they believed it was imbued with divine and even magical powers, not because it tasted good. 


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The “chocolate” made directly from the cacao bean was bitter. Sweetened chocolate didn’t exist until the Europeans discovered it in the early 16th century and subsequently mixed it with honey and/or cane sugar. After it was brought back to the New World, chocolate remained limited to the upper classes until the Industrial Revolution in the late 1700’s when the invention of the steam engine allowed for mass production.

Modern chocolate as we know it today is credited to Joseph Fry.

In 1847, Fry discovered that he could make a moldable chocolate paste and that became the first chocolate bar. Fry’s discovery, paved the way for the pioneers of chocolate such as Cadbury, Nestle, and Hershey.


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Today, chocolate certainly has its place in modern culture. It is a time-tested, well-loved treat that spans every generation. Chocolate stirs our emotions. It seems like no matter what we’re feeling chocolate is the answer.

Wanna celebrate? Grab some chocolate. Had a bad day? Sounds like a job for chocolate. There's really no problem that chocolate can't fix. So to celebrate one of the best days of the year (obviously), we've gathered 32 of our favorite chocolate quotes and funny chocolate memes to get you in the mood. As if you needed any help.


1. Why thank you.

"Chocolate is nature's way of making up for Monday's." - Unknown


2. Points for good behavior.

"Chocolate never talks back, and it doesn't stay up past bedtime - unless you want it to." - Unknown


3. It's all about balance.

"A balanced diet is chocolate in both hands."  - Unknown


4. It's not all about the looks, okay?

"Maybe hot chocolate wants to be called beautiful chocolate just one time."


5. Best. Diet. Ever.

"Chocolate comes from cocoa, which is a tree that makes it a plant. Chocolate is salad." - Unknown


6. Some People...

"Nine out of ten people like chocolate. The tenth person always lies." - Unknown


7. You really get me.

"Chocolate doesn't ask silly questions chocolate understands." - Unknown 


8. It's hard to eat right when there's chocolate.

"Why am I not losing weight? I have not had chocolate for 8 minutes."


9. What is chocolate, Alex?

"Chocolate is the answer who cares what the question is." - Unknown


10. This is serious, folks.

"Save the planet, it's the only one with chocolate." -  Unknown


11. Do you have some?

"Chocolate?"


12. Get your own. 

"There is no "we" in chocolate." -  Unknown


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13. You have no power here. 

"Stop trying to make everybody happy. You're not chocolate." - Unknown 


14. Easy there, tiger. 

"Don't bite off more than you can chew unless it's chocolate." - Unknown 


15. If you haven't seen the best Spongebob episode of all time, you're missing out.

"Chocolate!!!"


16. Dear chocolate diary.

"For some. there's therapy. For the rest of us, there's chocolate." - Unknown


17. It's a sickness, really. 

"No I'm not addicted to chocolate, chocolate is addicted to me." - Unknown


18. Nobody likes a quitter.

"I could give up chocolate, but I'm not a quitter." - Unknown


19. Ain't that the truth. 

"Everything's better with chocolate." - Unknown


20. Just a smidge. 

"All you need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." - Unknown 


21. Admittedly the best day of the year.

"Valentine's Day - or as I like to call it, 'chocolate half off eve'."

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22. Even Brussels sprouts?

"Anything is good if it's made of chocolate." - Jo Brand


23. There's no in between.

"Either you love chocolate or you're wrong." - Unknown


24. Every. Single. One.

"I'm a woman of many moods and they all require chocolate." - Unknown


25. Friends are so sweet. 

"There is nothing better than a friend unless it is a friend with chocolate." - Charles Dickens


26. My mama always said...

"Life is like a box of  chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." - Forrest Gump


27. What a wonderful world.

"Chocolate makes the world go round." - Unknown


28. Chocolate is always the answer.

"If chocolate is the answer, who cares what the question is."


29. What had happened was...

"Once upon a time I was hungry and that's what happened to your chocolate." - Unknown 


30. You can always count on me.

"Amidst the chaos there is chocolate." - Unknown


31. I'm almost positive. 

"I'm pretty sure chocolate tastes as good as skinny feels." - Unknown


32. Don't hate.

"When you check out at the grocery store with tampons and chocolate."


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Sharon Brandwein​ is a writer who covers topics such as pop culture, news, trending and celebrity, zodiac and astrology.