Subjects — G

Gluttony Quotations

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.