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A poor man who eats too much, as contradistinguished from a gourmand, who is a rich man who ''lives well.''
~ Elbert Hubbard

 

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Glutton: one who digs his grave with his teeth.
~ French Proverb

 

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

 

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One meal a day is enough for a lion, and it ought to be for a man.
~ George Fordyce

 

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The fool that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.
~ George W. Thornbury

 

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The miser and the glutton are two facetious buzzards: one hides his store, and the other stores his hide.
~ Josh Billings

 

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The pleasures of the palate deal with us like the Egyptian thieves, who strangle those whom they embrace.
~ Seneca

 

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Their kitchen is their shrine, the cook their priest, the table their altar, and their belly their god.
~ Charles Buck

 

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They whose sole bliss is eating can give but that one brutish reason why they live.
~ Juvenal (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)

 

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