Quotations on Weight

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Actors worry about bad breath, weight, receding hairlines and why their leading lady looks like their daughter.
- Matthew Ashford
(Keywords: Daughter, Actors, Lady, Leading, Weight, Worry)

The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted.
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Keywords: War, Ideals, Iron curtain, Loyalty, Memories, Now, Weight, World, World war)

Everybody seized upon a bit of the beast. The Sultan claimed the liver, which, when dried and powdered, is worth twice its weight in gold as medicine.
- Isabella Bird
(Keywords: Gold, Medicine, Weight, Worth)

I had to tell about my colonic, which expresses the fact why I'm so neat today as opposed to a few years ago. I never knew that the weight made that much difference.
- James Brown
(Keywords: Difference, Fact, Today, Weight, Years)

Far too many times over the next 12 to 15 years, it was brought to my attention that people who followed my exercise guidelines exactly but ignored their diet, their weight and their cigarette smoking had heart attacks at age 55.
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Keywords: Age, Diet, People, Heart, Attention, Exercise, Smoking, Weight, Years)

I have been dairy free for several years, and I started because I felt it was going to reduce my allergies, which it did, and help me lose weight, which it did.
- Fran Drescher
(Keywords: Help, Weight, Years)

Writing poetry makes you intensely conscious of how words sound, both aloud and inside the head of the reader. You learn the weight of words and how they sound to the ear.
- Helen Dunmore
(Keywords: Poetry, Sound, Weight, Words, Writing)

The great weight of the ship may indeed prevent her from acquiring her greatest velocity; but when she has attained it, she will advance by her own intrinsic motion, without gaining any new degree of velocity, or lessening what she has acquired.
- William Falconer
(Keywords: May, Weight, Will)

I will try to cram these paragraphs full of facts and give them a weight and shape no greater than that of a cloud of blue butterflies.
- Brendan Gill
(Keywords: Butterflies, Facts, Weight, Will)

The weight of the world is love. Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction.
- Allen Ginsberg
(Keywords: Love, Burden, Solitude, Weight, World)

It becomes a giant's task to compute the result when the effect of cross seas, wind at all angles and ever varying force, arched surfaces, head resistance, ratio of weight to area, and the intelligence of the guiding power crop up.
- Lawrence Hargrave
(Keywords: Intelligence, Power, Effect, Force, Result, Weight, Wind)

Those nations have a very great responsibility at this juncture of the world's affairs, for by throwing their joint weight into the scales of history on the right side, they may tip the balance decisively in favour of peace.
- Arthur Henderson
(Keywords: History, Peace, Balance, May, Nations, Responsibility, Right, Weight, World)

Now that I'm more mature, in a funny way, I can even appreciate that I've bad to become more aware of my body. Since I've chosen acting as my career, I have to keep my weight down anyway-I've been used to it for years, so it's no problem. And there's nothing I can't do.
- Dana Hill
(Keywords: Funny, Acting, Body, Career, Nothing, Now, Weight, Years)

Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
- Thomas Huxley
(Keywords: Cleverness, Patience, Tenacity, Weight, Worth)

A few years ago, I thought, I'll never make it. I started to go to the doctor to help me lose weight.
- Etta James
(Keywords: Thought, Help, Weight, Years)

I, for one, hope that youth will again revolt and again demoralize the dead weight of conformity that now lies upon us.
- Howard Mumford Jones
(Keywords: Hope, Conformity, Lies, Now, Weight, Will, Youth)

The role of Charlie Eppes has changed me. I never imagined I would play a role like this. I lost some weight, grew my hair and now every woman in America over 40 wants to date me. It's their daughters I want to convince. The truth is all this talk makes me blush. Me, I look in the mirror and all I see is this Jewish kid from Queens.
- David Krumholtz
(Keywords: Truth, America, Blush, Daughters, Hair, Now, Play, Talk, Want, Weight, Woman)

Right now I'm 185, which is really good for me yet very hard for me to maintain. My weight seems high for the average woman, but I've got big bones and I'm maintaining muscle.
- Lisa Leslie
(Keywords: Now, Right, Weight, Woman)

Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there is no reason either in football or in poetry why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has the weight and cares about the words.
- Archibald MacLeish
(Keywords: Life, Poetry, Wisdom, Football, Man, Reason, Weight, Words)

Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.
- Edwin Markham
(Keywords: Burden, Weight, World)

Frank Marth also played many characters with us, and like George Petrie, he was worth his weight in gold.
- Audrey Meadows
(Keywords: Gold, Weight, Worth)

The comparison to the old world is something to get excited about. We have the potential for more choice and innovation, and a different regulatory environment that doesn't place as much weight on economic regulations of terms and conditions.
- Michael K. Powell
(Keywords: Choice, Environment, Innovation, Old, Potential, Weight, World)

But Italy can only have any real influence on world affairs if it carries weight in Europe.
- Romano Prodi
(Keywords: Europe, Influence, Italy, Weight, World)

There is little premium in poetry in a world that thinks of Pound and Whitman as a weight and a sampler, not an Ezra, a Walt, a thing of beauty, a joy forever.
- Anna Quindlen
(Keywords: Poetry, Beauty, Joy, Weight, World)

And it's also producing a growth in debt to the United States that will weight very heavily in a country that has to address issues like having more old people to be covered by Social Security or by pension in the future.
- Rodrigo Rato
(Keywords: People, Growth, Country, Debt, Future, Old, Security, states, United, Weight, Will)

What we face may look insurmountable. But I learned something from all those years of training and competing. I learned something from all those sets and reps when I didn't think I could lift another ounce of weight. What I learned is that we are always stronger than we know.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Keywords: May, Training, Weight, Years)

I have to confess that there have been some times when I was less than glad to be a minister, and some Sundays still when I tremble under the weight of trying to speak a word for God.
- James Green Somerville
(Keywords: God, Trying, Weight, Word)

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.
- Sophocles
(Keywords: Love, Life, Pain, Weight, Word)

Each word bears its weight, so you have to read my poems quite slowly.
- Anne Stevenson
(Keywords: Poems, Weight, Word)

You are - all your experience just kind of accumulates, and the novel takes a richness of its own simply because it has the weight of all those years that one's put into it.
- Donna Tartt
(Keywords: Experience, Richness, Weight, Years)

The rat stops gnawing in the wood, the dungeon walls withdraw, the weight is lifted your pulse steadies and the sun has found your heart, the day was not bad, the season has not been bad, there is sense and even promise in going on.
- Bernard De Voto
(Keywords: Heart, Day, Promise, Sense, Sun, Weight, Wood)

The reason why I have lost weight is that I looked at the international schedule and thought that I wanted to play for another two years. It is a very hectic schedule and if I want to get through that then I have to be in the best shape that I can.
- Shane Warne
(Keywords: Thought, Play, Reason, Want, Weight, Years)

The surgery will always be a huge part of my life. I'm going to need to help people with weight problems for the rest of my life so that I can maintain my weight.
- Carnie Wilson
(Keywords: Life, People, Help, Problems, Rest, Weight, Will)

For reforms ameliorate the situation of the working class, they lighten the weight of the chains labour is burdened with by capitalism, but they are not sufficient to crush capitalism and to emancipate the workers from their tyranny.
- Clara Zetkin
(Keywords: Capitalism, Class, Tyranny, Weight, Workers)

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