Diet Quotes

Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.

Marshall McLuhan

How easy for those who do not bulge to not overindulge!

Ogden Nash

Fat is a way of saying no to powerlessness and self-denial.

Susie Orbach

To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome illness indeed.


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

The pleasures of the palate deal with us like the Egyptian thieves, who strangle those whom they embrace.

Seneca (Seneca the Elder)

The fool that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.

George W. Thornbury

Dieters -- People that are thick and tired of it


Nothing arouses more hope than the first four hours of a diet.


When we lose twenty pounds... we may be losing the twenty best pounds we have! We may be losing the pounds that contain our genius, our humanity, our love and honesty.

Woody Allen

Your stomach shouldn't be a waist basket.


More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Inside some of us is a thin person struggling to get out, but they can usually be sedated with a few pieces of chocolate cake.


Albert Einstein, who discovered that a tiny amount of mass is equal to a huge amount of energy, which explains why, as Einstein himself so eloquently put it in a famous 1939 speech to the Physics Department at Princeton, "You have to exercise for a week to work off the thigh fat from a single Snickers."

Dave Barry

Avoid any diet that discourages the use of hot fudge.

Don Kardong

I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.

Mae West

Rich, fatty foods are like destiny: they too, shape our ends.


I'm on a seafood diet. I see food and I eat it.


Forget love - I'd rather fall in chocolate!

Attributed to Sandra J. Dykes

Stressed spelled backwards is desserts. Coincidence? I think not!


The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books - how not to eat what you've just learned how to cook.

Andy Rooney

Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us

Peter De Vries

The first thing you lose on a diet is your sense of humor.


Food is like sex: when you abstain, even the worst stuff begins to look good.

Beth McCollister

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