Crispy's Favorite Quotes

Assorted quotes from the wise folks on the boards that have struck me...

  • Doing WW is easy..changing your head is the hard part.
  • It's not about motivation. It's about me deciding that I wasn't going to be fat anymore.
  • Lastly remember weight loss is a spinning wheel of motivation, action and results..... If your motivation ain't spinning the wheel, make action do it. Do the right things, get results and get motivated.
  • We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
  • If you aren't going all the way, why go at all? -Joe Namath
  • Even if you don't journal it, your body does, so why lie to the paper? If you ate it you need to journal it.
  • If you want to be happy with the house you live in, you have to be in charge during the construction.
  • Failure is not one moment, one meal or even one week or year. Failure is when you decide you're not worth the effort and stop trying altogether.
  • Enjoy your food, but be vigilant that you are feeding the athlete you want to become
    OnTheLuz / Ace Fitness Board
  • Having a life is no excuse for not eating properly.
  • Weight loss is not for sissies
    Lighthouse Angel
  • It's easier to find a new motivation than wait for a pain like the one that brought you in here when you started.
    Brickhouse's Leader
  • Being fat is hard. Losing weight is hard. Maintaining your weight is hard. Pick your hard.


  • Quotes in My Siggy Over the Years

    Has it ever occurred to you that maybe you CAN??
    ~~ Trista's Dad

    Don't panic.
    ~~ Douglas Adams

    The place to be happy is here
    The time to be happy now

    "Your heart is the big box of paints
    And others, the canvas we're dealt...
    Don't let the loveless ones sell you
    A world wrapped in gray"
    ~~ XTC

    "What is called for as an antidote to the sting of doubt and instant amnesia is a surrender of self-diagnosis in favor of faith in someone else's power of objectivity."
    ~~ Passing for Thin by Frances Kuffel

    "We always have a choice. We say we have no choice to comfort ourselves with a decision we've already made."
    ~~ Babylon 5

    What a joy, when you are your best friend...
    ~~ Jimmy Buffett

    Who are you?
    What do you want?
    ~~ B5

    "Two years!" said Dantes. "Do you think I could learn all this in two years?"
    "In their application, no; but the principles, yes. Learning does not make one learned: there are those who have knowledge and those who have understanding. The 1st requires memory, the 2nd philosophy."
    ~~ Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas

    "What you want is irrelevant, what you've chosen is at hand"
    ~~ Mr. Spock

    "-You remind of the babe
    - What babe?
    - The babe with the power!"
    ~~ Labyrinth, David Bowie

    "I have learned through all my past mistakes
    Not to let the hurdles sap my energies,
    Time will tell, and time is all it takes,
    You won't see the bastards knock the running out of me"
    ~~ "One for the Mockingbird" Cutting Crew

    "People should not be afraid of Cookie,
    Cookie should be afraid of People"
    ~~ Cookie Monster

    Lowfat is never a good excuse for lousy food.
    ~Cook's Illustrated

    And Some of the Ubiquitous WW Quotes

    It's not a diet - it's a LIFESTYLE.

    The key to success is not perfection, but persistence!

    If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

    Do or do not, there is no try. - Yoda

    If you "kind of" work the program, you'll "kind of" lose weight.

    The program works if you work the program.

    You only have one body. Where will you live if you don't take care of it?

    Don't trade what you want most, for what you want at the moment.

    If hunger is not the problem, then food is not the answer.

    All food goes to waste eventually - it doesn't ALL have to pass through you first.

    Fake it 'til you make it.

    I'm stronger than any cookie.

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