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Gluttony Quotes


These are some of the best 'Gluttony' quotations and sayings.

As houses well stored with provisions are likely to be full of mice, so the bodies of those who eat much are full of diseases.

Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.

Gluttony is not a secret vice.

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, and a fire extinguished by excess of fuel, so is the natural health of the body destroyed by intemperate diet.

He who is a slave to his stomach seldom worships God.

I am a great eater of beef, and I believe that does harm to my wit.

I have come to the conclusion that mankind consume too much food.

Some men are born to feast, and not to fight; whose sluggish minds, even in fair honor's field, still on their dinner turn.

Swinish gluttony ne'er looks to heaven amid his gorgeous feast, but with besotted, base ingratitude, crams and blasphemes his feeder.

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

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

They whose sole bliss is eating, can give but that one brutish reason why they live.