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Gluttony Quotes

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Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.
- Peter De Vries

Related topics: Food

Our fear of hypocrisy is forcing us to live in a world where gluttons are fine,
so long as they champion gluttony.
- Jonah Goldberg

In love, as in gluttony, pleasure is a matter of the utmost precision.
- Italo Calvino

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

 

I think it's important to encourage gluttony in all its formats.
- Lydia Lunch

Gluttony is not a secret vice.
- Orson Welles

Not addicted to gluttony or drunkenness,
this people who incur no expense in food or dress,
and whose minds are always bent upon the defence of their country,
and on the means of plunder, are wholly employed in
the care of their horses and furniture.
- Giraldus Cambrensis

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The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment
books cite the Seven Deadly Sins.
They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath,
sloth, and gluttony.
That pretty much covers everything that we do,
that is sinful...
or fun for that matter.
- Dave Mustaine

This is the artist, then, life's hungry man,
the glutton of eternity, beauty's miser,
glory's slave.
- Tom Wolfe

Catholicism is not a soothing religion.
It's a painful religion.
We're all gluttons for punishment.
- Madonna Ciccone

If I were going to convert to any religion I would
probably choose Catholicism because it at least has
female saints and the Virgin Mary.
- Margaret Atwood

Again, conventional Catholicism does not much appeal to me.
- Paul Farmer

In a way Australia is like Catholicism.
The company is sometimes questionable and the landscape is grotesque.
But you always come back.
- Thomas Keneally

I would say that, intellectually, Catholicism had no
more impact on me than did social theory.
- Paul Farmer

Anti-Catholicism is the anti-Semitism of the intellectual.
- Patrick Buchanan

Well, I think that Catholicism's basic foundation of
faith is personal conscience.
I think it's between you and God, not you and the Church.
- Martin Sheen

Show business offers more solid promises than Catholicism.
- John Guare

Catholicism is a wide tent in terms of political and legal positions.
We could have nine Catholics on the Supreme Court and
a great deal of diversity toward the law.
- Cass Sunstein

When she was younger, my mother was quite committed to Roman Catholicism.
But she got disillusioned with it and moved closer
to something like Buddhist beliefs near the end of her life.
- Ralph Fiennes

When the problems in Northern Ireland started,
it was not a question of Protestantism or Catholicism,
because the Catholic church was the only church at
that time-it was a nationalist conflict.
- Harri Holkeri

I suppose you could sum up the religious aspects of
my boyhood by saying it was a time of life when I was
taught the difference between right and wrong as it
specifically applied to Catholicism.
- Robert Vaughn

I had a born-again experience at the age of 33.
As a result of that I found a church where I felt I was being fed properly.
I don't say that as a reflection on Catholicism.
But once I was born again, I got an evangelical spirit.
- Bill McCartney

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not
- George Bernard Shaw

All that is necessary to break the spell
of inertia and frustration is this:
Act as if it were impossible to fail.
- Dorthea Brande

Half of everything you were ever taught is wrong;
the question is which half.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley

While they were saying among themselves
it cannot be done, it was done.
- Helen Keller

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Begin each day as if it were on purpose.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson

Hide not your talents,
they for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin

Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free
and realizing you were the prisoner!
- Max Lucado

Win as if you were used to it,
lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.
Live your life so that when you die,
the world cries and you rejoice.
- Indian Proverb

Act as if it were impossible to fail.
- Dorthea Brande

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

Who were you before you put yourself last.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Follow your bliss and doors will open
where there were no doors before.
- Joseph Campbell

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

We would never have a word for Joy
if there were no suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future -
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
"The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world moves, and ideas that were
once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet
as if they were going to be dead by midnight.
Extend to them all the care,
kindness and understanding you can muster,
and do with no thought of any reward.
Your life will never be the same again.
- Og Mandino

It is only when we truly know and understand
that we have a limited time on earth
and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up
that we will begin to live each day to the fullest,
as if it were the only one we had.
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

The word "happiness" would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
- Carl Jung

"I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh.
"I wish I were there to be doing it, too."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks
as if they were great and noble.
- Helen Keller

Nine-tenths of the people were created
so you would want to be with the other tenth.
- Horace Walpole

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure about you.
We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
- Marianne Williamson


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