Dieting Quotes for Motivation

Choosing a Weight Loss Goal and Sticking to It Changes Everything

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These dieting quotes about goals, together with questions, answers and positive affirmations for diet success, explore the topic of the importance of having goals, and sticking to them, for permanent weight loss success.

Choosing a Weight Loss Goal and Sticking to It Changes Everything is part 4 of 36 in our Great Minds Think Fit™ series for weight loss motivation.


Guest Motivators (in chronological order):

Their famous inspirational quotes are the answers to our questions about weight loss and our goals.

1. Geoffrey F. Abert (1079 - 1142) French Philosopher Priest
2. Earl Nightingale (1921 - 1989) Motivational speaker and author
3. Scott Reed (1921 - 1994) United States federal judge
4. Fitzhugh Dodson (1924 - 1993) Clinical psychologist
5. Diana Scharf Hunt (1948 - ) Author
6. Anita DeFrantz (1952 - ) American Olympic Athlete (rowing)
7. Bo Jackson (1962 - ) Retired athlete and a former multi-sport professional
8. Colonel Michael Friedman - Details Unknown
9. Charles C. Noble - Details Unknown
10. David Joseph Schwartz - American Businessman

Dieting Quote and Question #0401
What are weight loss goals?

Felicity: What are weight loss goals?

Diana Scharf Hunt: Goals are dreams with deadlines.

Weight Loss Motivation: Weight loss goals are weight loss dreams with deadlines.

Think Thin Affirmation: My weight loss goals are my weight loss dreams with deadlines.

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Dieting Quote and Question #0402
Why is it important for us to have weight loss goals?

Felicity: Why is it important for us to have weight loss goals?

Fitzhugh Dodson: Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.

Weight Loss Motivation: Without weight loss goals, and diet and exercise plans to reach them, you are lost with no direction.

Think Thin Affirmation: Without weight loss goals, and diet and exercise plans to reach them, I am lost with no direction.

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Dieting Quote and Question #0403
Does choosing a weight loss goal change everything?

Felicity: Does choosing a weight loss goal change everything?

Scott Reed: Choosing a goal and sticking to it changes everything.

Weight Loss Motivation: Choosing a weight loss goal and sticking to it changes everything.

Think Thin Affirmation: Choosing my weight loss goal and sticking to it changes everything.

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Dieting Quote and Question #0404
Why do we need long-range weight loss goals?

Felicity: Why do we need long-range weight loss goals?

Charles C. Noble: You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures.

Weight Loss Motivation: You must have long-range weight loss goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range weight loss failures.

Think Thin Affirmation: I must have long-range weight loss goals to keep me from being frustrated by short-range weight loss failures.

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Dieting Quote and Question #0405
What is the most important thing about weight loss goals?

Felicity: What is the most important thing about weight loss goals?

Geoffrey F. Abert: The most important thing about goals is having one.

Weight Loss Motivation: The most important thing about weight loss goals is having one.

Think Thin Affirmation: The most important thing about my weight loss goal is having one.

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Dieting Quote and Question #0406
Why do people with weight loss goals succeed?

Felicity: Why do people with weight loss goals succeed?

Earl Nightingale: People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Weight Loss Motivation: Dieters with weight loss goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Think Thin Affirmation: Like successful dieters with weight loss goals, I succeed because I know where I'm going.

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Dieting Quote and Question #0407
Should we set small weight loss goals that are within reach?

Felicity: Should we set small weight loss goals that are within reach?

Anita DeFrantz: Your goal should be out of reach but not out of sight.

Weight Loss Motivation: Your weight loss goal should be out of reach but not out of sight.

Think Thin Affirmation: My weight loss goal should be out of reach but not out of sight.

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Dieting Inspirational Quote and Question #0408
Is it better to set little or big weight loss goals for ourselves?

Felicity: Is it better to set little or big weight loss goals for ourselves?

David Joseph Schwartz: Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.

Weight Loss Motivation: Think little weight loss goals and expect to lose a few pounds. Think big weight loss goals and you'll reach your ultimate weight loss goal.

Think Thin Affirmation: Think little weight loss goals and expect to lose a few pounds. Think big weight loss goals and I'll reach my ultimate weight loss goal.

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Dieting Goals Quote and Question #0409
What should we concentrate on first?

Felicity: What should we concentrate on first?

Colonel Michael Friedman: Concentrate on finding your goal, then concentrate on reaching it.

Weight Loss Motivation: Concentrate on finding your weight loss goal, then concentrate on reaching it.

Think Thin Affirmation: I concentrate on finding my weight loss goal, then I concentrate on reaching it.

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Dieting Motivational Quote and Question #0410
How high should we set our weight loss goals?

Felicity: How high should we set our weight loss goals?

Bo Jackson: Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.

Weight Loss Motivation: Set your weight loss goals high, and don't stop till you reach your ideal body weight.

Think Thin Affirmation: I set my weight loss goals high, and I don't stop till I reach my ideal body weight.

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