Weight Quotes

Of the gladest moments in human life, methinks is the departure upon a distant journey to unknown lands. Shaking off with one mighty effort the fetters of habit, the leaden weight of Routine, the cloak of many Cares and the Slavery of Home, man feels once more happy. The blood flows with the fast circulation of childhood....afresh dawns the morn of life...

Sir Richard Francis Burton

The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.

Theodore Roosevelt

People say that losing weight is no walk in the park. When I hear that I think, yeah, that's the problem.

Chris Adams

The Diet Mentality has come about because there is agreement in our society that the only way to lose weight is by dieting. But dieting produces absolutely no permanent, positive results. In fact, it makes you feel worse about yourself and probably does more damage than good to your health.

Robert L. Schwartz

Donít eat too many almonds; they add weight to the breasts.


There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.

Kenneth H. Cooper

The great weight of the ship may indeed prevent her from acquiring her greatest velocity; but when she has attained it, she will advance by her own intrinsic motion, without gaining any new degree of velocity, or lessening what she has acquired.

William Falconer†

The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth - something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food - just watch it, do not eat it.

Edward Koch†

It is not about weight, it is about fitness, and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat, because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is.

Deborah Bull

I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.

Miriam Makeba†

I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.

Walt Disney

I have been going to the gym instead of the bar, trying to get back down to my fighting weight.

Gregg Allman

Let us come to the philosophers, whose authority is of greater weight, and their judgment more to be relied on, because they are believed to have paid attention, not to matters of fiction, but to the investigation of the truth.


I had to tell about my colonic, which expresses the fact why I am so neat today as opposed to a few years ago. I never knew that the weight made that much difference.

James Brown

I did not think I was fat. I just thought I did not need to gain any weight. But I would drop weight and then I would be comfortable with that number. Then I would lose more weight and that would become my new number.

Tracey Gold
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