How to Use Inspirational Weight Loss Quotes and the Wit of Famous People to Motivate Yourself

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Alex Ragner

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You will love this selection of inspirational weight loss quotes about food, eating, cooking, dieting!

These quotes are all mixed up with a bit of humor and philosophical wit of popular celebrities you may have heard of… singers, writers, actresses, and other famous people.

Most often than not these kind of quotes bring a smile on your face and (hopefully) make you see things in perspective.

How is this helpful to you?

Well, changing your perspective is both inspirational and motivational – and isn’t inspiration and motivation just what you need to start living a healthier life?

So enjoy these inspirational weight loss quotes of famous people and surf with more ease the inevitable ups and downs of any weight loss program you may be following.


Inspirational Weight Loss Quotes about Dieting

  • I’ve been on a constant diet for the last two decades. I’ve lost a total of 789 pounds. By all accounts, I should be hanging from a charm bracelet.
    ~ Erma Bombeck, American humorist
  • A diet is when you watch what you eat and wish you could eat what you watch.
    ~ Hermione Gingold, English actress
  • So far I’ve always kept my diet secret but now I might as well tell everyone what it is. Lots of grapefruit throughout the day and plenty of virile young men at night.
    ~ Angie Dickinson, American actress
  • If you have formed the habit of checking on every new diet that comes along, you will find that, mercifully, they all blur together, leaving you with only one definite piece of information: french-fried potatoes are out.
    ~ Jean Kerr, American author and playwright
  • 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, American film director
  • No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.
    ~ George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright

Inspirational Weight Loss Quotes about Eating

  • One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.
    ~ Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor
  • You are what you eat. For example, if you eat garlic you’re apt to be a hermit.
    ~ Franklin P. Jones, American businessman
  • In general, mankind, since the improvement in cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
    ~ Benjamin Franklin, American scientist, inventor, philosopher and politician
  • The spirit cannot endure the body when overfed, but, if underfed, the body cannot endure the spirit.
    ~ St. Francis de Sales, 17th century bishop of Geneva, Roman catholic saint

Inspirational Weight Loss Quotes about Food

  • Forget love, I’d rather fall in chocolate.
    ~ Unknown
  • Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
    ~ Mark Twain, American writer
  • Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat.
    ~ Fran Lebowitz, American author
  • Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
    ~ Doug Larson, American Christian singer and songwriter
  • There is a charm about the forbidden food that makes it unspeakably desirable.
    ~ Mark Twain, American writer
  • It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.
    ~ Lewis Grizzard, American writer
  • Fish, to taste right, must swim three times – in water, in butter, and in wine.
    ~ Polish proverb
  • Cheese is milk’s leap toward immortality.
    ~ Clifton Fadiman, American author, radio & TV personality

Inspirational Weight Loss Quotes about Cooking

  • There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won’t, and that’s a wife who can’t cook and will.
    ~ Robert Frost, American poet
  • I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.
    ~ W.C. Fields, American actor
  • Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon – or not at all
    ~ Harriet van Horne, American columnist
  • 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, American radio and TV writer

More Inspirational Weight Loss Quotes

  • It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate – you know someone’s fingers have been all over it.
    ~ Julia Child, American cook, author, and TV personality
  • The reason fat people are happy is that the nerves are well protected.
    ~ Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor
  • Some people have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it.
    ~ Dave Barry, American author and Pulitzer-winning humorist
  • The trouble with jogging is that, by the time you realize you’re not in shape for it, it’s too far to walk back.
    ~ Franklin P. Jones, American businessman
  • An empty belly is the best cook.
    ~ Estonian proverb
  • We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons.
    ~ Alfred E. Newman, American writer

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