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