Gluttony Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old gluttony quotes, gluttony sayings, and gluttony proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If a person who indulges in gluttony is a glutton, and a person who commits a felony is a felon, then God is an iron. Spider Robinson
Gluttony, do not eat thy neighbor's wife's popcorn. Jimmy Buffett
Oh, pity the poor glutton whose troubles all begin in struggling on and on to turn what's out into what's in. Walter de la Mare
Gluttony and Lust are the only sins that abuse something that is essential to our survival. Henry Fairlie
A deadly sin that brings no evil material sequel to the satisfaction afforded by committing it is one thing. A deadly sin that gives you the stomach-ache is quite another. Rafael Sabatini
Gluttons no longer gorge themselves; they are simply suffering from one of a variety of eating disorders. Frank Furedi
Gluttony is mankind's exclusive prerogative. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Gluttony and vanity grow with age. Anonymous
Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us. Peter De Vries
The glutton is much more than an animal and much less than a man. Honoré de Balzac
The most of what a glutton eats goes to create a desire for more. James Lendall Basford
There is no love sincerer than the love of food. George Bernard Shaw
The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind. Thomas Hobbes
Gluttony and surfeiting are no proper occasions for thanksgiving. Charles Lamb
In a way, gluttony is an athletic feat, a stretching exercise. John Updike
Gluttony and idleness are two of life's great joys, but they are not honourable. Julie Burchill
Gluttony and drunkenness have two evils attendant on them; they make the carcass smart, as well as the pocket. Marcus Aurelius
There is a difference between eating and drinking for strength and from mere gluttony. Henry David Thoreau
Gluttony is not a secret vice. Orson Welles
Gluttony is the parent of disease. William Hardcastle Browne
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 intempe diet. Marion LeRoy Burton
Gluttony is the act of digging a grave with your own teeth. Enock Maregesi
It is the just doom of laziness and gluttony to be inactive without ease and drowsy without tranquility. Samuel Johnson
Only good poets cure us of an overindulgence in words. Only simple essential food cures us of gluttony Hector Abad Faciolince
Gluttony might be innocuous were it not for the fact that gluttons tend to disregard whether their self-serving behaviors harm anyone else. We don't need to look far and wide to find examples of gluttonous behavior, as they are numerous throughout the history of capitalism. Simon Mainwaring
Gluttony kills more than the sword. George Herbert