GREAT QUOTES FOR DIETING AND WEIGHT LOSS MOTIVATION!
Better Mind, Better Health, and Better Life!
You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.
You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
George Bernard Shaw
You see things; and you say "Why?" But I dream things that never were; and I say "Why not?"
Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality.
George S. Patton
You're never beaten until you admit it.
You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it. It's called perseverance.
You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there.
You don't realize how strong a person really is until you see them at their weakest moment.
Are you in a weight loss wedge and need a little nudge to get the scale moving in the right direction? Perhaps you just need a little motivation from some of the great minds to get you heading on the road to health, fitness and freedom from fat!
This morning I want to pass on this feeling of incredible power that I have after losing a staggering 14 pounds in two weeks. I am strong. I am determined. I have forgotten and let go of all my past failures. I am going to lose weight this time and keep it off. You can quote me on this.
Since I can't quite find the words to tell those of you who are struggling about your weight, I have pulled together some amazing quotes for you. Take the two minutes to read them all. Then, tell me which one spoke to YOU the most.
Get your head right and your body WILL follow! Anything is possible when you make enough little changes.
Read all about Priscilla and her journey from 440 pounds to fit on her award-winning website, www.LittleChanges.com
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Mark Twain: Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.
Julius Erving: If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end.
Jim Eason: If you want to look young and thin, hang around old fat people.
Unknown Author: Instead of giving myself reasons why I can't, I give myself reasons why I can.
Vince Lombardi: It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up.
Milton Garland: My advice is to go into something and stay with it until you like it. You can't like it until you obtain expertise in that work. And once you are an expert, it's a pleasure.
Winston Churchill: Never, never, never, never give up.
Eleanor Roosevelt: No one can make you feel inferior without your permission.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi: Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock.
Horace: Rule your mind or it will rule you.
Ellen Degeneres: You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She's 97 today and we don't know where the hell she is.
Benjamin Franklin: You may delay, but time will not.
David Viscott: You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.
Eleanor Roosevelt: You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
George Bernard Shaw: You see things; and you say "Why?" But I dream things that never were; and I say "Why not?"
Ralph Marston: Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality.
George S. Patton: You're never beaten until you admit it.
Lee Iacocca: You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it. It's called perseverance.
Unknown Author: You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there.
Unknown Author: You don't realize how strong a person really is until you see them at their weakest moment.
Goethe: Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.
Jim Rohn: Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Thomas Fuller: That which is bitter to endure may be sweet to remember.
Samuel Johnson: The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Marvin Phillips: The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!
Plato: The first and the best victory is to conquer self.
Vincent Lombardi: The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It's your mind you have to convince.
Leigh Hunt: The groundwork of all happiness is health.
Anthony Robbins: The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Roger Bannister: The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.
Author unknown: The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places.
Thomas Jefferson: The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.
Carl Sandburg: The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something.
Harold Wilkins: The world of achievement has always belonged to the optimist.
Heraclitus: There is nothing permanent except change.
Swedish Proverb: Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Elie Wiesel: Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.
Martin Luther King, Jr.: We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
Harriet Beecher Stowe: When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace: Who has courage to say no again and again to desires, to despise the objects of ambition, who is a whole in himself, smoothed and rounded.
“Unless You Puke, Faint or Die, Keep Going!” – Jillian Michaels
“You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.” -David Viscott
“The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!” – Marvin Phillips
“Kites rise highest against the wind; not with it.” – Sir Winston Churchill
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt
“Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.” – Robertson Davies
“It is better to wear out than to rust out.” – Richard Cumberland
“Obstacles are those things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.” -Hannah Moore
“The one way to get thin is to re-establish a purpose in life.” -Cyril Connolly
“There are only 2 choices; make progress or make excuses.” – Ellen Mikesell
“You only ever grow as a human being if you’re outside your comfort zone.” – Percy Cerutty
“Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills
“Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.” – Frank L. Gaines
“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.” – Oprah Winfrey
“First you fuel the desire, then the desire will fuel you.” – Napoleon Hill
“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Louis Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson and Albert Einstein.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“There is no failure in running, or in life, as long as you keep moving. It is not about speed or gold medals. It is about refusing to be stopped.” -Ambry Burfoot
“If you haven’t got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?” – Jeffery J. Mayer
“If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it’s OK. But you’ve got to shoot for something. A lot of people don’t even shoot.” – Robert Townsend
“If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author and everyday you have the opportunity to write a new page” – Mark Houlahan
“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher
“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” — Charles A Beard