Weight Quotes

The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor.

Albert Camus†

It is true I gained muscular vigour, but with it a prodigious appetite, which I was compelled to indulge, and consequently increased in weight, until my kind old friend advised me to forsake the exercise.

William Banting

If I like myself at this weight, then this is what I am going to be. I do not have an eating disorder.

Courteney Cox

If American men are obsessed with money, American women are obsessed with weight. The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss, and I do not know which talk is the more boring.

Marya Mannes

I am very hard on myself because I know how good my body can look. Dorie has taught me to use less weight and more repetition so I don't become too muscular.

Donna Dixon

I want more muscles! I go to the gym three or four times a week with a personal trainer. I can afford that now. I can not put on weight though, no matter how much I eat.

Christopher Parker

I never - you know also one of the things that would save me for a man my age, it was not that easy to lose that much weight and fall down and look like something draped.

Karl Lagerfeld

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 been dairy free for several years, and I started because I felt it was going to reduce my allergies, which it did, and help me lose weight, which it did.

Fran Drescher

One word frees us Of all the weight and pain in life, That word is Love

Socrates

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.

Sophocles

I hate overweight, because it implies that there is a weight standard I should be adhering to.

Camryn Manheim

I had to gain weight until I looked like a seal so I could compete with the real whores who played the other roles. I was fat as a barrel.

Victoria Abril

I had had an extroverted personality with a lot of friends, but when I lost the weight and grew so tall, I withdrew within myself.

Tyra Banks

I could not get as big as a bodybuilder. I tried to put on as much weight in the right places as I could. My weightlifting was impressive for me, but not for some of the guys I see down at the gym.

Ralph Fiennes

I could never gain much weight. I have always had a fast metabolism.

Marc Wallice

I can honestly say this industry has not made me neurotic about my looks, except maybe my weight. I hope my clothes kind of reflect that. They are meant to make you feel good.

Stella McCartney

I am not naturally that thin, so I had to go through everything from using drugs to diet pills to laxatives to fasting. Those were my main ways of controlling my weight.

Carre Otis

Going to work around 8:00am at the body shop. After work it is either weight training or practicing afterwards.

Ben Jackson

From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free

Jacques Yves Cousteau

For a couple of days after chemotherapy, food tastes really bland, even the best foods. I have not been sick, but have been a little tired. I have not lost any weight.

Grete Waitz

Bent metal is worse than bent wood and weight for weight is more flexible.

Lawrence Hargrave

Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason.

Miguel de Cervantes

At first I threw my weight upon my heels, as one does naturally in a boot, and was a good deal bruised, but after a few hours I learned the natural walk of man, and could follow my guide in any portion of the island.

John Millington Synge
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