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In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Why, at this rate, a fellow that has but a groat in his pocket may have a stomach capable of a ten-shilling ordinary. (Quote by - William Congreve)

This is the artist, then, life's hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty's miser, glory's slave. (Quote by - Thomas Wolfe)

Glutton: one who digs his grave with his teeth. (Quote by - French Proverb)

Let me have men about me that are fat; sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights; yonder Cassius has a lean and hungry look; he thinks too much; such men are dangerous. (Quote by - William Shakespear)

Not addicted to gluttony or drunkenness, this people who incur no expense in food or dress, and whose minds are always bent upon the defence of their country, and on the means of plunder, are wholly employed in the care of their horses and furniture. (Quote by - Giraldus Cambrensis)

In love, as in gluttony, pleasure is a matter of the utmost precision. (Quote by - Italo Calvino)

The pleasures of the palate deal with us like Egyptian thieves who strangle those whom they embrace. (Quote by - Seneca)

Such, whose sole bliss is eating, who can give but that one brutal reason why they live. (Quote by - Juvenal)

As houses well stored with provisions are likely to be full of mice, so the bodies of those that eat much are full of diseases. (Quote by - Laertius Diogenes)

He that prolongs his meals, and sacrifices his time as well as his other conveniences, to his luxury, how quickly does he outset his pleasure! (Quote by - Bishop Robert South)

The glutton is much more than an animal and much less than a man. (Quote by - Honore de Balzac)

He was a kind and thankful toad, whose heart dilated in proportion as his skin was filled with good cheer; and whose spirits rose with eating, as some men's do with drink. (Quote by - Washington Irving)

Born merely for the purpose of digestion. (Quote by - Jean de la Bruyere)

I have come to the conclusion that mankind consume twice too much food. (Quote by - Sydney Smith)

I am a great eater of beef, and I believe that does harm to my wit. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us. (Quote by - Peter De Vries)

Gluttony and drunkenness have two evils attendant on them; they make the carcass smart, as well as the pocket. (Quote by - Marcus Aurelius)

Swinish gluttony never looks to heaven amidst its gorgeous feast; but with besotted, base ingratitude, cravens and blasphemes his feeder. (Quote by - John Milton)

The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful... or fun for that matter. (Quote by - Dave Mustaine)

Gluttony is the source of all our infirmities, and the fountain of all our diseases. As a lamp is choked by a superabundance of oil, a fire extinguished by excess of fuel, so is the natural health of the body destroyed by intemperate diet. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

The fool that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well. (Quote by - George W. Thornbury)

The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind. (Quote by - Thomas Hobbes)

The miser and the glutton are two facetious buzzards: one hides his store, and the other stores his hide. (Quote by - Josh Billings)

Gluttony is not a secret vice. (Quote by - Orson Welles)


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