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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Obesity
 
  As many suffer from too much as too little. A fat body makes a lean mind.
Bovee.    
  1
  Falstaff sweats to death, and lards the lean earth as he walks along.
Shakespeare.    
  2
  There is something cordial in a fat man, everybody likes him, and he likes everybody. Food does a fat man good; it clings to him; it fructifies upon him; he swells nobly out, and fills a generous space in life.
Henry Giles.    
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  Let me have men about me that are fat; sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o’ nights; yonder Cassius has a lean and hungry look; he thinks too much; such men are dangerous.
Shakespeare.    
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