Weight Loss Motivational Quotes

Famous First Lady Weight Loss Tips from Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

Famous First Lady Weight Loss Tips from Eleanor Roosevelt is part 22 of 36 in our Great Minds Think Fit™ series for weight loss motivation.


Eleanor Roosevelt's famous inspirational quotes are the answers to our weight loss questions.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962) internationally prominent author, speaker, politician, and advocate for civil rights. Wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945.

Dieting Inspiration Quote and Question #2201

Should happiness be our goal for wanting to lose weight?

Felicity: Should happiness be our goal for wanting to lose weight?

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote: Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.

Weight Loss Motivational Quote: Happiness is not a weight loss goal; it is a by-product of taking care of ourselves.

Think Thin Affirmation: Happiness is not my weight loss goal; it is a by-product of taking care of myself.

Happiness Quote
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Dieting Inspiration Quote and Question #2202

Can anyone lose weight for health reasons?

Felicity: Can anyone lose weight for health reasons?

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote: What one has to do usually can be done.

Weight Loss Motivational Quote: What one has to do to lose weight for health reasons usually can be done.

Think Thin Affirmation: What I have to do to lose weight for health reasons usually can be done.

Lose Weight for Health Reasons Quote
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Dieting Inspiration Quote and Question #2203

How can we find time in our crazy schedules to exercise and prepare healthy meals?

Felicity: How can we find time in our crazy schedules to exercise and prepare healthy meals?

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote: A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.

Weight Loss Motivational Quote: A little simplification of our lives would be the first step toward healthy living.

Think Thin Affirmation: A little simplification of my life would be my first step toward healthy living.

Simplification Dieting Quote
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Dieting Inspiration Quote and Question #2204

Can we wish to be thin or do we need a weight loss plan?

Felicity: Can we wish to be thin or do we need a weight loss plan?

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote: It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

Weight Loss Motivational Quote: It takes as much energy to wish yourself thin as it does to plan healthy meals and time for exercise.

Think Thin Affirmation: It takes as much energy to wish myself thin as it does to plan healthy meals and time for exercise.

Weight Loss Planning Quote
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Dieting Inspiration Quote and Question #2205

What should we do if plans unexpectedly change and we're unable to follow our diet?

Felicity: What should we do if plans unexpectedly change and we're unable to follow our diet?

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote: You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.

Weight Loss Motivational Quote: To consistently lose weight, you have to accept that plans may change. The only important thing is that you have the courage to make healthy choices.

Think Thin Affirmation: To consistently lose weight, I have to accept that plans may change. The only important thing is that I have the courage to make healthy choices.

Courage Quote
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Dieting Inspiration Quote and Question #2206

How can we stop others from sabotaging our attempts to lose weight?

Felicity: How can we stop others from sabotaging our attempts to lose weight?

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote: Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't.

Weight Loss Motivational Quote: No one can sabotage your attempts to lose weight. Eat what you know in your heart to be right. You'll be thin and healthy if you do, and overweight if you don't.

Think Thin Affirmation: No one can sabotage my attempts to lose weight. I eat what I know in my heart to be right. I'll be thin and healthy if I do, and overweight if I don't.

Inspirational Quote for Dieting
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Dieting Inspiration Quote and Question #2207

How can we stop feeling inferior to other people who are thinner or in better shape than we are?

Felicity: How can we stop feeling inferior to other people who are thinner or in better shape than we are?

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote: No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Weight Loss Motivational Quote: No one who is thinner or in better shape than you are can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Think Thin Affirmation: No one who is thinner or in better shape than I am can make me feel inferior without my consent.

Confidence Quote for Dieting
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Dieting Inspiration Quote and Question #2208

What can we do to feel better about ourselves if we're feeling down?

Felicity: What can we do to feel better about ourselves if we're feeling down?

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote: My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.

Weight Loss Motivational Quote: A brisk walk or a workout is almost the best way to feel better about oneself.

Think Thin Affirmation: A brisk walk or a workout is almost the best way to feel better about myself.

Feel Better Quote
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Dieting Inspiration Quote and Question #2209

What can we learn from others who have successfully lost weight?

Felicity: What can we learn from others who have successfully lost weight?

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote: Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.

Weight Loss Motivational Quote: Learn from others who have successfully lost weight. Be convinced that you too can lose weight. Be kind to yourself. Stick to your diet as they stick to theirs. Exercise as hard as they do.

Think Thin Affirmation: I learn from others who have successfully lost weight. I am convinced that I too can lose weight. I am kind to myself. I stick to my diet as they stick to theirs. I exercise as hard as they do.

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Dieting Inspiration Quote and Question #2210

After we reach our weight loss goal does the process of eating healthy food end?

Felicity: After we reach our weight loss goal does the process of eating healthy food end?

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote: In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.

Weight Loss Motivational Quote: Through our diet we shape our bodies and ourselves. The process of eating healthy food never ends until we die. And the food choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.

Think Thin Affirmation: Through my diet I shape my body and myself. The process of eating healthy food never ends until I die. And the food choices I make are ultimately my own responsibility.

Healthy Living Quote
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