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Weight Loss Quotes

Updated on June 4, 2015
Weight Loss Quotes
Weight Loss Quotes | Source

Whether you are in need of a motivational boost to get you focused on your diet, or you are looking for a few words of wisdom to guide you on your way or you simply want to smile, these uplifting quotes will make you feel energized and, at times, amused.

Quotes on Drive and Motivation

  • “Your focus determines your reality.” - Qui-Gon Jinn, Star Wars
  • “It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” - William James
  • “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” - Dennis P. Kimbro
  • “If you can dream it, you can achieve it” - Zig Ziglar
  • “To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first.” - William Shakespeare
  • “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop” - Confucius
  • “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” - Winston Churchill
  • “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” - Og Mandino
  • “Never, never, never give up.” - Winston Churchill
  • “If you're going through hell, keep going.” - Winston Churchill
  • “I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.” - Florence Nightingale
  • “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • “What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” - Ralph Marston
  • “Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.” - George Whitefield
  • “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” - H. G. Wells

Weight Loss Quotes About Discipline and Temptation

  • “A moment on the lips, a life-time on the hips.” - Unknown
  • “Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.” - Frederick William Faber
  • “Discipline is remembering what you want.” - David Campbell
  • “How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed them.” - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • “Discipline weighs ounces, regret weighs tons.” - Unknown
  • “Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address.” - Lane Olinghouse
  • “You must admit you have self-control before you can use it.” - Carrie Latet
  • “It’s all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back.” - Mick Jagger
  • “Discipline is money in the bank. A real friend, true strength.” - Henry Rollins

Definition of Calories: Tiny creatures that live in your closet and sew your clothes a bit tighter every night.
Definition of Calories: Tiny creatures that live in your closet and sew your clothes a bit tighter every night. | Source

Quotes Relating to Food

  • “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” - George Bernard Shaw
  • “You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six.” - Yogi Berra
  • “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” - James Beard
  • “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.” - Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  • “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” - Doug Larson
  • “One should eat to live, not live to eat.” - Moliere
  • “More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.” - John Kenneth Galbraith
  • “Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.” - Peter De Vries
  • “Sugar-free ice pops are an invention of God. They hardly have any calories since they're mostly water. I eat about 15 pops every two days.” - Gene Simmons
  • “Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.” - Bethenny Frankel
  • “Fast food is popular because it's convenient, it's cheap, and it tastes good. But the real cost of eating fast food never appears on the menu.” - Eric Schlosser
  • “We struggle with eating healthily, obesity, and access to good nutrition for everyone. But we have a great opportunity to get on the right side of this battle by beginning to think differently about the way that we eat and the way that we approach food.” - Marcus Samuelsson

You Are What You Eat, I Need to Eat a Skinny Person.
You Are What You Eat, I Need to Eat a Skinny Person. | Source

Dieting Quotes

  • “I tried every diet in the book. I tried some that weren’t in the book. I tried eating the book. It tasted better than most of the diets.” - Dolly Parton
  • “My advice if you insist on slimming: Eat as much as you like – just don’t swallow it.” - Harry Secombe
  • “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels” - Kate Moss
  • “I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.” - Mae West
  • “Nothing burns more calories than dancing in 5-inch heels... try it!” - Ariana Grande
  • “My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” Orson Welles
  • “The first thing I did was give up sweet tea because I drank so much. I'd start drinking at lunchtime and wouldn't set it down until I went to bed. When you calculate how much empty calories and how much sugar I was consuming, it was staggering. So I haven't had a glass of sweet tea in three years.” - Paula Deen
  • “The only way you get that fat off is to eat less and exercise more.” - Jack LaLanne
  • “Pasta doesn't make you fat. How much pasta you eat makes you fat.” - Giada De Laurentiis
  • “People have got to learn: if they don't have cookies in the cookie jar, they can't eat cookies.” - Suze Orman
  • “Want to learn to eat a lot? Here it is: Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.” - Tony Robbins
  • “So, when it comes to eating healthy, it's just doing the right thing. And it's not something you have to do 365 days a year, but I think it's something you have to do 25 days a month. Let's put it that way.” - Mike Ditka
  • “I still indulge in a glass of wine or chocolate - treats are mandatory. Without deviating from the day-to-day healthy diet once in a while, it wouldn't be sustainable for me, and that's what I wanted: an approach to eating to last my entire life.” - Alanis Morissette
  • “There's no quick or magical way to lose weight. You just have to do it the natural way - diet and exercise and stick to it - and be able to do it at your own pace.” - Jordin Sparks
  • “If you've got a big gut and you start doing sit-ups, you are going to get bigger because you build up the muscle. You've got to get rid of that fat! How do you get rid of fat? By changing your diet.” - Jack LaLanne
  • “My new motto is: Stay active, eat everything in moderation and stop being so touch on myself” - Nicole Scherzinger

Funny Weight Loss Quotes: A Diet Coke With That Please!
Funny Weight Loss Quotes: A Diet Coke With That Please! | Source

Funny Diet Quotes

  • “If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?” - John Cleese
  • “My idea of fast food is a mallard.” - Ted Nugent
  • “I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.” - Erma Bombeck
  • “My weaknesses have always been food and men - in that order.” - Dolly Parton
  • "I'm not overweight. I'm just nine inches too short." – Shelley Winters
  • “I’m on a 90-day wonder diet. Thus far, I’ve lost 45 days.” - Unknown
  • “I’m on that new diet where you eat everything and pray for a miracle.” - Unknown
  • “The toughest part of a diet isn’t watching what you eat. It’s watching what other people eat.” – Unknown
  • “Tip to lose weight: Turn you head to the left and then to the right. Repeat exercise every time offered food.” – Unknown.
  • “I try to avoid things that make me fat, like scales, mirrors and photographs.” - Unknown
  • "Rich, fatty foods are like destiny: they too, shape our ends." – Unknown

I've Been Dieting All Morning, Am I Skinny Yet??
I've Been Dieting All Morning, Am I Skinny Yet?? | Source

Quotes About Procrastination

  • “Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.” - Don Marquis
  • “Procrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.” - Christopher Parker
  • “Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.” - Napoleon Hill
  • “Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder.” - Mason Cooley

Quotes for Success

  • “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” - Margaret Thatcher
  • “Success is a staircase, not a doorway.” - Dottie Walters
  • “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” - Robert J Collier
  • “It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” - William James
  • “The starting point of all achievement is desire.” - Napoleon Hill
  • “I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” - Michael Jordan
  • “Action is the foundational key to all success.” - Pablo Picasso

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Hopefully these quotes have given you some food for thought! If you are interested in ways to stay motivated to lose weight, why not have a read of 'Weight Loss Motivation: 20 Ways to Succeed'?


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