Quotes about Glutton

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In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.

The fool that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.
Glutton: one who digs his grave with his teeth.
The pleasures of the palate deal with us like the Egyptian thieves, who strangle those whom they embrace.
They whose sole bliss is eating can give but that one brutish reason why they live.
A poor man who eats too much, as contradistinguished from a gourmand, who is a rich man who lives well.
One meal a day is enough for a lion, and it ought to be for a man.
Their kitchen is their shrine, the cook their priest, the table their altar, and their belly their god.
The miser and the glutton are two facetious buzzards: one hides his store, and the other stores his hide.

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