Best Weight Loss Motivation Quotes to Keep You Driven and on Track

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Alex Ragner

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Use these weight loss motivation quotes to up your motivation to lose weight – whether you want to start a weight loss program or struggle to stay on track.


Select the weight loss motivation quotes that you like most, print and place them somewhere you can see them often. This way they will work on your subconscious mind changing your negative programming and helping you make the necessary lifestyle changes with ease.


Which of these Weight Loss Motivation Quotes Will You Share with Your Friends?

  • The best way to get thin is to re-establish a purpose in life.
    Cyril Connolly, English author
  • Eat to live, don’t live to eat.
    Moliere, 17th century French theater writer & actor
  • A diet is the penalty we pay for exceeding the feed limit.
  • Argue for your limitations and sure enough they’re yours.
    Richard Bach, American writer
  • You can never, ever, use weight loss to solve problems that are not related to your weight. At your goal weight or not, you still have to live with yourself and deal with your problems. You will still have the same husband, the same job, the same kids, and the same life. Losing weight is not a cure for life issues.
    Dr.Phil, American TV personality
  • It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. Stop talking, start walking!
    Vince Lombardi, American football coach
  • We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
    Aristotle, famous scientist and philosopher from ancient Greece
  • Success in life comes not from holding a good hand, but in playing a poor hand well.
    Denis Waitley, former Navy pilot, motivational coach, speaker and writer
  • Without involvement, there is no commitment. Mark it down, asterisk it, circle it, underline it. No involvement, no commitment.
    Stephen Covey, author, motivational speaker, famous management expert
  • If the refrigerator and television weren’t so far apart, some of us wouldn’t get any walking workout at all.
    Clifton Fadiman, American author, radio & TV personality
  • You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.
    David Viscott, American psychiatrist, businessman and media personality
  • Hang your swimsuit on the refrigerator door – the goodies inside will be easier to ignore.
  • A low-calorie diet is a plan (generally hopeless) for reducing your weight, which tests your will power but does little for your waistline.
    Herbert V. Prochnow, author and noted public speaker
  • The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.
    Chinese proverb
  • People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas.
  • To lengthen your life, shorten your meals.
    Russian proverb
  • I knew I had put on a few pounds, but I didn’t consider myself overweight until the day I decided to clean my refrigerator. I sat on a chair in front of the appliance and reached in to wipe the back wall. While I was in this position, my teenage son came into the kitchen. “Hi, Mom,” he said. “Watcha doin’, having lunch?”  I started my diet that day!
  • Nothing in the world arouses more false hopes than the first four hours of a diet.
    Dan Bennett, American comedian, corporate entertainer
  • The most common form of malnutrition in the western world today is obesity.
    Mervyn Deitel M.D., American bariatric surgeon
  • We’re the country that has more food to eat than any other country in the world, and with more diets to keep us from eating it.
    David Viscott, American psychiatrist, businessman and media personality
  • He that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well. 
    English proverb
  • Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
    Napoleon Hill
  • I’ve been on a low-calorie diet for two weeks and all I’ve lost is fourteen days.
    Totie Fields, American comedienne who used to poke fun at her own weight issue
  • Clogged with yesterday’s excess, the body drags the mind down with it.
    Horace, famous lyric poet and satirist from ancient Rome
  • We are all dietetic sinners; only a small percent of what we eat nourishes us, the balance goes to waste and loss of energy.
    Sir William Osler, Canadian physician described as the “Father of Modern Medicine”

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