A little bit of inspiration can really help on those days when things are not going well and the idea of giving up and giving in to the cheesecake. For those who hate working out but don’t mind dieting, there is the other problem of getting up off the couch and burning some calories for optimal success. Here are some ideas, tips and pithy quotes from famous and not so famous names.
Top 25 Famous Weight Loss Quotes
If it doesn’t challenge you it doesn’t change you
You’re not going to get the butt you want…
By sitting on it.
3. While weight loss is important, what’s more important is the quality of food you put in your body – food is information that quickly changes your metabolism and genes.
No, as it turns out, I really like being congratulated on my weight loss. I like it so much, it’s tragic.
It takes about four days of virtuous living to create a little weight loss. That also happens to be the time required to get used to eating less. In other words, if you can get past day three of a fitness regimen, things improve.
I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.
Diets, like clothes, should be tailored to you.
I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on.
As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I’ll take roast chicken and dumplings.
Instead of trying crazy diets now, I just live by a few easy rules: I try to stay away from white flour as much as I can – I go for grains and brown rice instead, and I pick lean meats, like chicken or turkey, over red meat most of the time.
The worst diets are ones that restrict your calories too much and try to trick your body. You have no energy, and it’s ridiculous.
After a bottle of wine, everything’s great!
I don’t believe in diets.
I’m quite a broad girl, not at all delicate. I watch what I eat to stay in shape, but I’m against diets. I eat when I’m hungry, three meals a day.
I’m not losing weight. I’m getting rid of it. I have not intention of finding it again.
I screwed up my diet for this Monday. Looks like I’ll have to wait until next Monday since diets can’t possibly start on any other day of the week!
I don’t mean to brag, but I finished my 14-day diet in 3 hours and 12 minutes!
I don’t always work out. But when I do I immediately check the scale to see if I’m a supermodel.
“The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you’re off it.”
— Jackie Gleason
“The first thing you lose on a diet is brain mass.”
— Margaret Cho
“A diet is when you watch what you eat and wish you could eat what you watch.”
— Hermione Gingold
“An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.”
— Irv Kupcinet
“My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.”
— Orson Welles
“I’m not overweight. I’m just nine inches too short.”
— Shelley Winters
“It’s okay to be fat. So you’re fat. Just be fat and shut up about it.”
— Roseanne Barr
“Many a person who goes on a diet finds out in short order that they are poor losers.”
“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst, for they are sticking to their diets.”
The basic ideas of eating clean food, moving more than sitting and keeping everything in moderation has stood the test of time. Stay tuned for more tips and famous quotes on diet and exercise. Let me know which are your favorites. Check out the page on famous exercise quotes for more inspiration.