National Chocolate Day, observed annually on Oct. 28, honors the most popular treat and its many endless varieties.

Almost everyone is secretly guilty of eating an embarrassingly high amount of chocolates at some point in their life. While shopping for birthdays, parties, or Valentine's Day, a chocolate lover won't shy away from hauling an extra cart of these lip-smacking delights.

And since the mind knows it's National Chocolate Day already, it's only normal for the sweet tooth to have its share. And, as you are having a hard time trying to decide whether to indulge or not, here are some quotes to turn your decision in chocolate's favor: (Goodreads and Kidadl)

  • "Strength is the capacity to break a Hershey bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces."- Judith Viorst
  • "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
  • "Look, there's no metaphysics on earth like chocolates."- Fernando Pessoa
  • "Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes. It makes people overjoyed, and puts them in your debt."- Judith Olney
  • "My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished two bags of M&Ms and a chocolate cake. I feel better already."- Dave Barry
  • "Chocolate is comfort without words."- Ursula Kohaupt.
  • "It's fine to eat dessert when I want to eat dessert because that will give me the peace of mind I need. I'll know that if I ate chocolate cake, maybe I won't the next day."- Camila Mendes.
  • "It was like having a box of chocolates shut in the bedroom drawer. Until the box was empty it occupied the mind too much."- Graham Greene
  • "My favorite dish is my chocolate mousse. It's like heaven on earth. It's the best chocolate mousse that you could ever imagine. You have to start with the highest-quality chocolate."- Nancy Pelosi
  • "What kind of monster could possibly hate chocolate?"- Cassandra Clare
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