Weight Loss Motivation

Abraham Lincoln Frees Us from Dieting Slavery

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

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

Abraham Lincoln Frees Us from Dieting Slavery is part 18 of 36 in our Great Minds Think Fit™ series for weight loss motivation.


Abraham Lincoln's famous inspirational quotes are the answers to our weight loss questions.

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 - April 15, 1865) 16th President of the United States successfully led the country through the American Civil War, preserving the Union and ending slavery.

Diet Inspiration Question and Quote #1801

What can we learn from other people's weight loss success stories?

Felicity: What can we learn from other people's weight loss success stories?

Abraham Lincoln Quote: That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.

Weight Loss Motivation: That some have successfully lost weight is proof to us that we can too.

Think Thin Diet Affirmation: That some have successfully lost weight is proof to me that I can too.

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Diet Inspiration Question and Quote #1802

Do we need a personal trainer or someone else to prepare our meals for us if we want to lose weight?

Felicity: Do we need a personal trainer or someone else to prepare our meals for us if we want to lose weight?

Abraham Lincoln Quote: You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.

Weight Loss Motivation: No one can help us lose weight permanently by doing for us what we can and should do for ourselves.

Think Thin Diet Affirmation: No one can help me lose weight permanently by doing for me what I can and should do for myself.

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Diet Inspiration Question and Quote #1803

What should our concern be if we failed to lose weight in the past?

Felicity: What should our concern be if we failed to lose weight in the past?

Abraham Lincoln Quote: My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Weight Loss Motivation: Our great concern should be not whether we have failed to lose weight in the past, but whether we are content with our failure.

Think Thin Diet Affirmation: My great concern should be not whether I have failed to lose weight in the past, but whether I am content with my failure.

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Diet Inspiration Question and Quote #1804

For us to successfully lose weight, what's the most important thing for us to remember?

Felicity: For us to successfully lose weight, what's the most important thing for us to remember?

Abraham Lincoln Quote: Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.

Weight Loss Motivation: If you want to lose weight and keep it off, always remember that your own resolution to lose weight is more important than any other.

Think Thin Diet Affirmation: If I want to lose weight and keep it off, I should always remember that my own resolution to lose weight is more important than any other.

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Diet Inspiration Question and Quote #1805

How can we feel good about ourselves and the foods we eat?

Felicity: How can we feel good about ourselves and the foods we eat?

Abraham Lincoln Quote: When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Weight Loss Motivation: When we eat healthy food, we feel good. When we eat junk food, we feel bad. That's our health food philosophy.

Think Thin Diet Affirmation: When I eat healthy food, I feel good. When I eat junk food, I feel bad. That's my health food philosophy.

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Diet Inspiration Question and Quote #1806

How can we stop ourselves from feeling overwhelmed if we have large amounts of weight to lose?

Felicity: How can we stop ourselves from feeling overwhelmed if we have large amounts of weight to lose?

Abraham Lincoln Quote: The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.

Weight Loss Motivation: The best thing about having a large amount of weight to lose is that you only have to focus on losing one pound at a time.

Think Thin Diet Affirmation: The best thing about having a large amount of weight to lose is that I only have to focus on losing one pound at a time.

One Pound at a Time
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Diet Inspiration Question and Quote #1807

What can we do if we hate weighing ourselves?

Felicity: What can we do if we hate weighing ourselves?

Abraham Lincoln Quote: The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.

Weight Loss Motivation: Rather than hate the bathroom scale, start to think of it as being a good, honest friend.

Think Thin Diet Affirmation: Rather than hate the bathroom scale, I start to think of it as being a good, honest friend.

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Diet Inspiration Question and Quote #1808

Can we keep waiting for next week or next year to start taking care of our health?

Felicity: Can we keep waiting for next week or next year to start taking care of our health?

Abraham Lincoln Quote: You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Weight Loss Motivation: You cannot escape the responsibility of your health tomorrow by abusing your body today.

Think Thin Diet Affirmation: I cannot escape the responsibility of my health tomorrow by abusing my body today.

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Diet Inspiration Question and Quote #1809

How can we learn to be happy now instead of waiting to be happy when we lose weight?

Felicity: How can we learn to be happy now instead of waiting to be happy when we lose weight?

Abraham Lincoln Quote: Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Weight Loss Motivation: Don't wait to be happy when you lose weight. You can be as happy as you make up your mind to be right now.

Think Thin Diet Affirmation: I won't wait to be happy when I lose weight. I can be as happy as I make up my mind to be right now.

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Diet Inspiration Question and Quote #1810

In the end, what really counts?

Felicity: In the end, what really counts?

Abraham Lincoln Quote: In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Weight Loss Motivation: In the end, it's not how much you weigh that counts. It's your quality of life and how happy you are.

Think Thin Diet Affirmation: In the end, it's not how much I weigh that counts. It's my quality of life and how happy I am.

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"When you share fitness motivation, you never know what health and fitness miracle you may inspire in the life of another." ~ Felicity Luckey