Motivation to Lose Weight

Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of  Healthy Weight Loss and Independence

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These motivation to lose weight quotes with inspirational weight loss tips are part of a series of over 360 quotes as inspiration for health, fitness and dieting success.

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

Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of  Healthy Weight Loss and Independence is part 33 of 36 in our Great Minds Think Fit™ series for weight loss motivation.


Thomas Jefferson's famous inspirational quotes are the answers to our weight loss questions.

Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 - July 4, 1826)
Third President of the United States, principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776)

Motivation to Lose Weight Quote and Question #3301

What is the first chapter in the book of healthy weight loss wisdom?

Felicity: What is the first chapter in the book of healthy weight loss wisdom?

Thomas Jefferson Quote: Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Weight Loss Motivation Tip: Being honest with yourself by writing down what you eat is the first chapter in the book of healthy weight loss wisdom.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: Being honest with myself by writing down what I eat is the first chapter in the book of healthy weight loss wisdom.

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Motivation to Lose Weight Quote and Question #3302

Should we wait until Monday morning to begin exercising and dieting?

Felicity: Should we wait until Monday morning to begin exercising and dieting?

Thomas Jefferson Quote: Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.

Weight Loss Motivation Tip: Never put off till tomorrow the exercise and healthy eating you can do today.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: I never put off till tomorrow the exercise and healthy eating I can do today.

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Motivation to Lose Weight Quote and Question #3303

Should we fill our minds with the latest fad diet ideas?

Felicity: Should we fill our minds with the latest fad diet ideas?

Thomas Jefferson Quote: It is always better to have no ideas than false ones; to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.

Weight Loss Motivation Tip: It is always better to have no ideas about fad diets than to have false ones; to believe nothing about dieting, than to believe what is wrong.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: It is always better for me to have no ideas about fad diets than to have false ones; to believe nothing about dieting, than to believe what is wrong.

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Motivation to Lose Weight Quote and Question #3304

When we're trying to lose weight, is it better to eat too much or too little?

Felicity: When we're trying to lose weight, is it better to eat too much or too little?

Thomas Jefferson Quote: We never repent of having eaten too little.

Weight Loss Motivation Tip: When we're trying to lose weight, we never regret having eaten too little.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: When I'm trying to lose weight, I never regret having eaten too little.

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Motivation to Lose Weight Quote and Question #3305

When should we buy ourselves dessert?

Felicity: When should we buy ourselves dessert?

Thomas Jefferson Quote: Never spend your money before you have earned it.

Weight Loss Motivation Tip: Never buy dessert before you have exercised and earned it.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: I never buy dessert before I have exercised and earned it.

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Motivation to Lose Weight Quote and Question #3306

What's the best weight loss tip to help us stop binging?

Felicity: What's the best weight loss tip to help us stop binging?

Thomas Jefferson Quote: Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.

Weight Loss Motivation Tip: Whenever you eat anything, eat as if the entire world were watching.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: Whenever I eat anything, I eat as if the entire world were watching.

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Motivation to Lose Weight Quote and Question #3307

How can we be luckier in our attempts to lose weight?

Felicity: How can we be luckier in our attempts to lose weight?

Thomas Jefferson Quote: I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

Weight Loss Motivation Tip: The harder we work at exercising and eating healthy foods, the more luck we seem to have with losing weight.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: The harder I work at exercising and eating healthy foods, the more luck I seem to have with losing weight.

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Motivation to Lose Weight Quote and Question #3308

What is the best exercise for health and weight loss?

Felicity: What is the best exercise for health and weight loss?

Thomas Jefferson Quote: Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.

Weight Loss Motivation Tip: Walking is the best possible exercise for health and weight loss. Make it an enjoyable habit to walk very fast.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation:  Walking is the best possible exercise for my health and weight loss. I make it an enjoyable habit to walk very fast.

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Motivation to Lose Weight Quote and Question #3309

Instead of overeating or saying something we may regret when we're angry, what can we do?

Felicity: Instead of overeating or saying something we may regret when we're angry, what can we do?

Thomas Jefferson Quote: When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.

Weight Loss Motivation Tip: When angry count to ten before you speak or eat. If very angry, count to one hundred and go for a long walk.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: When I'm angry I count to ten before I speak or eat. If I'm very angry, I count to one hundred and go for a long walk.

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Motivational Weight Loss Quote and Question #3310

What can stop us from achieving our weight loss goals?

Felicity: What can stop us from achieving our weight loss goals?

Thomas Jefferson Quote: Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Weight Loss Motivation Tip: Nothing can stop the dieter with the right mental attitude from achieving their weight loss goal; nothing on earth can help the dieter with the wrong mental attitude.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: With the right mental attitude, nothing can stop me from achieving my weight loss goal; with the wrong mental attitude, nothing on earth can help me.

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