Overweight Related Quotes



Like most severely overweight people, I had to hit a rock-hard bottom before I'd take responsibility for the consequences of neglecting my own health.

Stephen Furst


We believe that people moving their portfolios to an overweight in bonds will be disappointed over the long-term and will significantly underperform an asset allocation that over-weights equities.

James O'shaughnessy


I've worked with producers who have told me to lose weight, and I'm not overweight, but they want you to look strange, anorexic, horrible. It's odd. It's like they are exerting a power over women, that they want them to look really frail.

Andie Macdowell


The label of liberalism is hardly a sentence to public ignominy: otherwise Bruce Springsteen would still be rehabilitating used Cadillacs in Asbury Park and Jane Fonda, for all we know, would be just another overweight housewife.

Barbara Ehrenreich


People who are overweight face discrimination. African-Americans face discrimination. Women face discrimination and sexism. So I don't have the luxury of not being tolerant of anyone.

Octavia Spencer


I became hugely overweight and then hated myself because it was a form of self-abuse, something over which I had no control. I think the thing compulsive over-eaters want to achieve is that stuffed-full Christmas afternoon feeling.

Marcus Brigstocke


Compared to a lot of actresses my age, I'm actually overweight.

Lindsay Lohan


When I talk to kids who are overweight, I see my face on their bodies.

Richard Simmons


“Fat and lazy is an oxymoron, a paradox. It is the hardest job in the world. It pays nothing, every step you carry all that extra fat, costs extra for food and clothes, it reduces the % of those attracted to you dramatically. No vacations, no weekends, not even 90 minutes in a theater without holding your elbows in tightly to your sides to keep from offending a neighboring viewer. Every time you turn over in bed you turn you plus all that extra weight. It is a horrible job. I quit that damn job!”

Lollie Dot Com (yes, Legal Name Change 2004)


“No health-service system has yet developed a useful strategy for managing the huge numbers of overweight and obese people in the community.”

David Halsam