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Gluttony is a great fault; but we do not necessarily dislike a glutton. We only dislike the glutton when he becomes a gourmet--that is, we only dislike him when he not only wants the best for himself, but knows what is best for other people. (Quote by - G.K. Chesterton)

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

If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them: / Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place; / And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard. (Quote by - Bible)

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

Glutton, n. A person who escapes the evils of moderation by committing dyspepsia. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

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

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain, But lust's effect is tempest after sun; Love's gentle spring doth always fresh remain, Lust's winter comes ere summer half be done; Love surfeit's not, Lust like a glutton dies, Love is all truth, Lust full. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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

A gourmet is just a glutton with brains. (Quote by - Phillip W. Haberman)

I am not a glutton - I am an explorer of food. (Quote by - Erma Bombeck)

Ever a glutton, at another's cost, But in whose kitchen dwells perpetual frost. (Quote by - John Dryden)

O gluttony, it is to thee we owe our griefs! . (Quote by - Geoffrey Chaucer)

One should eat to live, not live to eat. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

They whose sole bliss is eating can give but that one brutish reason why they live. (Quote by - Juvenal)

Gluttony kills more than the sword. (Quote by - George Herbert)

A poor man who eats too much, as contradistinguished from a gourmand, who is a rich man who "lives well.". (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

The casuists have classed gluttony as one of the seven deadly sins, but if it is not tainted by the vice of drinking to inebriation or eating to excess, it deserves to be on a par with the theological virtues. (Quote by - Lucien Tendret)

He had a warning heart attack in his 30's after a meal of macaroni and cheese and big mac's and macaroons.. but God gave him a 2nd chance. (Quote by - O Anna Niemus)

Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: / For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags. (Quote by - Bible)

More glutton than artist he commences to chew up the scenery. (Quote by - Parker, Dorothy)

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

What I like about gluttony,' a bishop I knew used to say, 'is that it doesn't hurt anyone else. (Quote by - Monica Furlong)

He who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not cannot be otherwise. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

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

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

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