Quotes About Dieting

Many of us don’t know what poor losers we are until we try dieting.
Thomas Lamance

I’m a fat anorexic.
Kiri Te Kanawa

Americans: People who laugh at African witch doctors and spend a hundred million dollars on fake reducing systems.
Leonard Louis Levine

The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth — something very difficult for a politician.  Or watch your food — just watch it, don’t eat it.
Edward I. Koch

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

To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
Benjamin Franklin

One must eat to live, not live to eat.

O! that this too solid flesh would melt...
William Shakespeare

Everything I like is either illegal, immoral, or fattening.
Alexander Woolcott (attrib.)

What some people call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn’t much better than disease.
George Dennison Prentice

The appetite grows by eating.
Francois Rabelais

The popular concept of a strengthening diet is a chicken wrung out in hot water.
Martin Fischer

Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs?
Washington Irving

I went on a diet, swore off drinking and heavy eating, and in fourteen days I lost two weeks.
Joe E. Lewis

Those magazine dieting stories always have the testimonial of a woman who wore a dress that could slipcover New Jersey in one photo and thirty days later looked like a well-dressed thermometer.
Erma Bombeck

Another good reducing exercise consists in placing both hands against the table edge and pushing back.
Robert Quillen

From the day on which she weighs 140, the chief excitement of a woman’s life consists in spotting women who are fatter than she is.
Helen Rowland

I cannot but bless the memory of Julius Caesar, for the great esteem he expressed for fat men, and his aversion to lean ones.
David Hume

She’s so fat she’s my two best friends.  She wears stretch caftans. She’s got more chins than the Chinese telephone directory.
Joan Rivers

Americans like fat books and thin women.
Russell Baker

All real men love to eat.
Marlene Dietrich

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.
Mark Twain



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