[Temperance.] To this a spare diet contributes much. Eat therefore to live, and do not live to eat. That is like a man, but this below a beast.
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Source Notes: Fruits of Solitude: Reflections and Maxims Relating to the Conduct of Human Life (part 1), "Temperance," no. 59 (1693).
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