• “A diet is the penalty we pay for exceeding the feed limit.” – Author Unknown
  • “Bigger snacks mean bigger slacks.” – Author Unknown
  • “Getting my lifelong weight struggle under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way.” – Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine, August 2004
  • “Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.” – Peter De Vries
  • “In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eat about twice as much as nature requires.” – Benjamin Franklin
  • “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.” – Author Unknown
  • “Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels.” – Author Unknown
  • “Obesity is a mental state, a disease brought on by boredom and disappointment.” – Cyril Connolly, The Unquiet Grave
  • “One way to get thin is to re-establish a purpose in life.” – Cyril Connolly
  • “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.” – Author Unknown
  • “The belly is ungrateful–it always forgets we already gave it something.” – Russian Proverb
  • “To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.” – Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, 1876
  • “You know it’s time to diet when you push away from the table and the table moves.” – Quoted in The Cockle Bur
  • “Your body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more excess the baggage, the shorter the trip.” – Arnold H. Glasgow
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