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Mark Twain's Weight Loss Adventures of Huckleberry Thin

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These inspirational diet quotes and motivational weight loss tips are part of a series of over 360 quotes as inspiration for health, fitness and dieting success.

The dieting tips on this page, together with weight loss quotes, questions, answers and positive affirmations for healthy weight loss, are transformed from famous Mark Twain quotes.

Mark Twain's Weight Loss Adventures of Huckleberry Thin is part 26 of 36 in our Great Minds Think Fit™ series for weight loss motivation.


Mark Twain's famous inspirational quotes are the answers to our weight loss questions.

Mark Twain (November 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910) American author and humorist, most noted for his novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn which has since been called the Great American Novel.

Diet Quote and Question #2601

Is it important for us to read good books about health and nutrition?

Felicity: Is it important for us to read good books about health and nutrition?

Mark Twain: The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.

Weight Loss Motivation: The dieter who does not read good books on health and nutrition has no advantage over the dieter who cannot read them.

Think Thin: If I do not read good books on health and nutrition I have no advantage over dieters who cannot read them.

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Diet Quote and Question #2602

Why should we avoid reading about fad diets and crash diets?

Felicity: Why should we avoid reading about fad diets and crash diets?

Mark Twain: It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.

Weight Loss Motivation: It ain't what you don't know about diets that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure about fad diets and crash diets that just ain't so.

Think Thin: It ain't what I don't know about diets that gets me into trouble. It's what I know for sure about fad diets and crash diets that just ain't so.

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Diet Quote and Question #2603

If we hear the same commercial for a diet program or a weight loss supplement over and over again does it mean that it works?

Felicity: If we hear the same commercial for a diet program or a weight loss supplement over and over again does it mean that it works?

Mark Twain: Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.

Weight Loss Motivation: Many a diet program or a weight loss supplement that doesn't work has been made popular by the right kind of advertising.

Think Thin: Many a diet program or a weight loss supplement that will not work for me has been made popular by the right kind of advertising.

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Diet Quote and Question #2604

What should we do if we find ourselves following a new diet because everyone else is?

Felicity: What should we do if we find ourselves following a new diet because everyone else is?

Mark Twain: Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

Weight Loss Motivation: Whenever you find yourself following a new diet just because everyone else is, it is time to stop and think.

Think Thin: Whenever I find myself following a new diet just because everyone else is, it is time for me to stop and think.

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Diet Quote and Question #2605

Should we avoid all-you-can-eat-buffets or try to eat a sensible meal and then leave?

Felicity: Should we avoid all-you-can-eat-buffets or try to eat a sensible meal and then leave?

Mark Twain: It is easier to stay out than get out.

Weight Loss Motivation: It is easier to stay out of restaurants that offer all-you-can-eat-buffets than to get out.

Think Thin: It is easier for me to stay out of restaurants that offer all-you-can-eat-buffets than to get out.

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Diet Quote and Question #2606

Why should we avoid diets that make entire food groups forbidden?

Felicity: Why should we avoid diets that make entire food groups forbidden?

Mark Twain: There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.

Weight Loss Motivation: We should avoid diets that make entire food groups forbidden as there is a charm about forbidden foods that creates unbearable cravings.

Think Thin: I avoid diets that make entire food groups forbidden as there is a charm about forbidden foods that creates unbearable cravings.

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Diet Quote and Question #2607

In order to lose weight and be healthy do we have to eat fruits and vegetables, drink water, and exercise?

Felicity: In order to lose weight and be healthy do we have to eat fruits and vegetables, drink water, and exercise?

Mark Twain: 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.

Weight Loss Motivation: The only way to lose weight and be healthy is to eat whole foods, including fruits and vegetables, drink water, and get regular exercise, even if you don't feel like it.

Think Thin: The only way for me to lose weight and be healthy is to eat whole foods, including fruits and vegetables, drink water, and get regular exercise, even if I don't feel like it.

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Diet Quote and Question #2608

How can we stop ourselves from overeating when we're stressed?

Felicity: How can we stop ourselves from overeating when we're stressed?

Mark Twain: Drag your thoughts away from your troubles...by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.

Weight Loss Motivation: If you find yourself overeating because you're stressed, drag your thoughts away from your troubles any way you can.

Think Thin:  If I find myself overeating because I'm stressed, I'll drag my thoughts away from my troubles any way I can.

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Diet Quote and Question #2609

How can we stop ourselves from overeating when we're feeling down?

Felicity: How can we stop ourselves from overeating when we're feeling down?

Mark Twain: The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Weight Loss Motivation: If you're feeling down, the best way to cheer yourself up and avoid overeating is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Think Thin: If I'm feeling down, the best way to cheer myself up and avoid overeating is to try to cheer somebody else up.

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Diet Quote and Question #2610

Is it better to diet during the week and then break our diet on the weekend or never to diet at all?

Felicity: Is it better to diet during the week and then break our diet on the weekend or never to diet at all?

Mark Twain: Better a broken promise than none at all.

Weight Loss Motivation: Better a broken diet than no diet at all.

Think Thin: Better a broken diet for me than no diet at all.

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