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

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

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

Author: Charles Buck


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

Author: George Fordyce


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

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

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

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

Glutton: one who digs his grave with his teeth.

Author: French Proverb

Profession: Sayings of French Origin

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

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

The fool that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.

Author: George W. Thornbury