Overweight Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Overweight Quotes from famous persons: Dennis Franz, Conchata Ferrell, Lindsay Lohan, Roger Ailes, Lorenzo Lamas. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Overweight Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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Dennis Franz
I’ve been overweight since puberty, so acting was never a dream.
Compared to a lot of actresses my age, I’m actually overweight.
I’ve got a bad leg; I’m a little overweight, so I can’t run fast, but I will fight.
I’m not too secure about my looks. They can always change. I was heavy and overweight as a teenager, so it’s hard to be cocky or egotistical.
There just are not a lot of overweight people in Hollywood.
Nicole Sullivan
I just don’t like being overweight.
David Duffield
My grandpa‘s family are all quite overweight and he’s got this big, rock-solid belly which I used to love to fall asleep on as a child.
I am a big man, but I’ve allowed my condition to deteriorate by being overweight.
Colin Baker
I am toothy, dumpy, ugly, overweight, a spinster – what the hell?
I don’t have a problem with being overweight. That’s fine. But there’s a thin line between being unhealthy and overweight.
I wasn’t always overweight. I was a skinny little punk of a kid with severe asthma. When I got married at the age of 22, I wore a cut-down size eight wedding gown.
I just got tired of being overweight and unfit, so I changed my diet from hamburgers to yogurt and muesli, and it seems to work.
In America today, the percentage of children and adolescents who are defined as overweight is more than double what it was in the early 1970s.
I was muscular – I was never overweight. But tell a girl that she has to lose 15 pounds when she’s not fat, and that has destroyed a lot of who I am over the years, even still. In my mind I’m thinking, ‘I’m always too heavy. I should be a skinny thing.’
I grew up in a veryFriday Night Lights,’ sports-focused town. I did not play the sports. I was never bullied physically, but I was called names. I was also an overweight kid. I knew what it’s like to feel like the other, to feel written off for things that were not in my control – my appearance, my interests.
Robin Lord Taylor
Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it’s open to anybody who owns hideous clothing.
Being overweight and obesity are major risk factors for many chronic diseases for South Dakotans of all ages. When people are overweight or obese, they have more health problems and more serious health problems, in addition to higher health care costs.
Mike Rounds
I was overweight when I went to school. In fact, I was overweight when I left, just taller. Fatty Cavill was the nickname. I mean, no one wants to be Fatty Cavill.
Yes – I am usually overweight. I have had to be interested in diet because of being diabetic for 30 years and having kidney failure.
I had a great childhood, a very close-knit family. We were all overweight, and we had good times eating together, I imagine.
People who lie to themselves about investing are the same as overweight people who blame their genes for their obesity.
When I see out-of-shape, overweight people huffing and puffing in the gym, my eyes well up with tears of pride. I want to walk over to them, hug them, and say, ‘Good on you for getting in here. It gets better!’ You know why? Because they’re challenging themselves.
You have to stay in shape for dance. I don’t want to be too skinny, but I don’t want to be overweight. I want to be in the middle.
When I was up for the film ‘Dreamcatcher,’ to play the role of an overweight kid, I was told I’m too fat to play the fat guy. That’s like telling a Mexican to get a tan.
When you’re 12 and, you know, slightly overweight and – for lack of a better word – white, and you’re playing blues, you get a lot of press.
And even though I am overweight, I am not lethargic.
I am really terrible when it comes to guys. Inside, I just see myself as this overweight tomboy with funny-coloured hair and bad skin.
I was a dancer, but I was always a little overweight. I’d say, ‘Hello, I’m Valerie Harper, and I’m overweight.’ I’d say it quickly before they could… I always got called chubby. My nose was too wide; my hair was too kinky.
My so-called bad dress-sense phase happened when I was confused – I think I was taking advice all too often, without listening to my inner voice. Add to the fact that I was a little overweight; so every wrongoutfit‘ got compounded all that much.
I was 19 when my father died from a heart attack. He was a 55-year-old college professor and had led what was by all appearances a risk-free life. But he was overweight, and heart disease runs in our family.
I like dressing in designer clothes, and it’s hard to buy them if you are overweight. And I got tired of, like, going in the stores, and then it was like I couldn’t fit in anything. And overall, I wanted to be healthy.
I always said I wanted to be a great athlete, ever since I was an overweight little kid. I just love competing in any kind of athletics.
In addition to reducing cancer risk, physical exercise helps prevent heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, and other conditions. Physical activity is also a key factor in the prevention of overweight and obesity, both of which increase the risk of several cancers.
I’m losing my hair. I’m overweight. It’s not like that’s at the top of the list when women go looking for a man. It’s like – complete collapse, every year.
I had quite a chaotic home life, it wasn’t stable, my diet wasn’t great. I was never an overweight child, but I had behavioural issues. I think that was linked to my upbringing and not having a great start with my nutrition.
I was morbidly obese, 120 pounds overweight. It was just embarrassing. I’d be on stage feeling like I was about to collapse. I’d get dizzy spells.
A lot of people say, ‘OK, I’m overweight, so I’m not going to eat any food; I’m only going to have an apple a day,’ but then your body will go into starvation mode, so what you’ve got to do is increase your metabolism.
I lost weight to be healthy, not for any other reason. I never felt bad about being overweight, but I did start to feel tired and out of breath and I knew I needed to do something.
I do often feel that the single greatest thing about my job is that I don’t have a boss. I’m like an overweight Han Solo: I take orders from just one person – me.
I was a bit overweight as a teenager, which may be why I’m more comfortable playing with clothes than showing my body.
Orla Brady
I’m not skinny for the wrong reasons. It’s not because I’m bulimic or anorexic or doing drugs. Compared to a lot of actresses my age, I’m actually overweight.
Most of my family is severely overweight. It’s been taxing to keep my weight under control.
I don’t want to fly the flag for being unhealthy and overweight, but I don’t want to fly the flag for being too thin, either.
Out of one pocket we pay billions of our tax dollars to support the production of expensive, disease-causing foods. Out of the other pocket, we pay medical bills that are too high because our overweight population consumes too much of these rich, disease-causing foods.
When you’re overweight like I’ve been my whole life, you’ve been made fun of. And, uh, it’s not good growing up.
I’m not overweight. I have and will always eat to nourish my body, and I work out.
I’m the reason why I’m overweight. No one made me do it. I did it.
Neil Cavuto
Not everybody who is overweight comes from deprived backgrounds, but that’s where the propensity lies.
For someone to say I am overweight is completely ridiculous.
Can you believe approximately 17 percent of American children ages 2 to 19 years are obese? How about this fact: approximately 60 percent of overweight children ages 5 to 10 already have at least one risk factor for heart disease? We are all to blame for this – parents, schools, kids – all of us.
Yes and, you know, I can’t use the nice words anymore because I used to chicken out by using them. I used to call myself plus size, used to call myself chubby. I used to call myself overweight.
People have this idea that opera singers are overweight and sit at home eating bonbons. But I consider myself an athlete.
I know one lab that studies nicotine receptors and all the scientists are smokers, and another lab that studies impulse control and they’re all overweight.
David Eagleman
I was a slightly overweight, spiky-fringed, rat‘s-tailed ’80s girl who was just showing up. That’s all I’ve ever really done to get here, just kept showing up. Even when I didn’t want to. That’s what I do.
Do you know how many overweight women there are in America? There are a lot. And seeing people like me on the tube makes them feel good.
You look at the guys who are winning tournaments , Ronnie, Ding, Mark Selby, Marco Fu – none of them are overweight, they are the slimmer guys on tour.
Being slim is the new elitism. Thinness today says that you are richer, smarter and more successful than the overweight masses.
David Zinczenko
When I was overweight, my back hurt, and my ankles would swell up. It wasn’t the weight itself but the problems it brought along that bothered me.
We believe that people moving their portfolios to an overweight in bonds will be disappointed over the long-term and will significantly underperform an asset allocation that over-weights equities.
James O’Shaughnessy
I think overweight people are lazy and that they are bankrupting the country.
When I was younger, I was a little bit fat. I wasn’t, like, big-time fat; I was just overweight – maybe around when I was 13 or 14. At that time, I wasn’t practicing that much; tennis was just a hobby. But it wasn’t easy to feel that way.
In general, losing weight is a good thing for those who are overweight, but it’s important to lose weight in a way that enhances your health rather than one that may compromise it.
I was the overweight kid who didn’t have a boyfriend. I listened to other people say, ‘You’re ugly, you’re fat, you’re stupid,’ and I believed it.
Tyka Nelson
I grew up in a time when women didn’t really do comedy. You had to be homely, overweight, an old maid, all that. You had to play a stereotype, because very attractive women were not supposed to be funny – because it’s powerful; it’s a threat.
You’re lucky you had that when you were 20. I sure didn’t. I was overweight, and I had acne.
There must be something wrong with the mirrors in our house because every single one I gaze into makes me appear somewhat overweight.
You don’t realize that somebody who’s average or even very fit could relate to someone who’s overweight, but it’s not about our size – it’s how we look at ourselves and how we feel about ourselves.
People are overweight and starving at the same time. It’s a tragedy for both the individual and society.
Like most severely overweight people, I had to hit a rock-hard bottom before I’d take responsibility for the consequences of neglecting my own health.
When I was growing up, because I was a bit overweight and boyish, I thought I wasn’t attractive to the opposite sex, but I have since met lads from my school who said I just seemed unapproachable.
When you’re trying to lose weight, one of the most important things you can do is eat three decent meals a day so that you’re not so hungry that you can’t get food off your mind. Habit and hunger have long been the basic, insidious enemies of the overweight. We can’t fight hunger, but we can fight habit.
Jean Nidetch
There is all this controversy that women and girls are too skinny or too overweight. I say to just do martial arts and everything will be okay. You will tone up your body and find a confidence you can’t find just sitting around watching TV and hanging out with friends.
Very often, overweight children have parents who are struggling with weight issues.
People have interpretations of what you’re supposed to be like. If you’re unattractive and overweight, you must have a great personality. If you’re attractive, then you must not be the nicest person. People are always taken aback that I’m easygoing but not necessarily stupid.
I never really had an overweight body.
I became hugely overweight and then hated myself because it was a form of self-abuse, something over which I had no control. I think the thing compulsive over-eaters want to achieve is that stuffed-full Christmas afternoon feeling.
My seventh-grade year, I played football. I was, like, 15 pounds overweight, so I had to lose a ton of weight. They put me at left tackle; they put me on the defensive line. I absolutely hated football. I didn’t want to play again. Eighth grade year, I didn’t play.
The most expensive thing I’ve ever splashed out on is… a tailor-made suit. It cost £1,400, and it’s the best money I ever spent. It’s a miracle thing – I put it on, and I don’t look overweight.
I was probably a little bit overweight as a child, being passionate about baked beans on toast and Cadbury’s milk chocolate when I could get it.
I arrived in Hollywood twenty pounds overweight and as strong as an ox.
Gene Kelly
I hate overweight, because it implies that there’s a weight standard I should be adhering to.
Even when I wasn’t overweight I was never one of those girls or women who wanted to look nice. I always thought it wasn’t important.
I go into every fight with a bad back and overweight and a damn-near diabetic.
Don’t call me a mindless philosopher, you overweight glob of grease.
Anthony Daniels
People say their weight is genetic. But it turns out that people who are overweight don’t just have overweight kids. They also have overweight pets. That’s not genetic.
I’ve talked to so many people, men and women alike, that get overweight and their self-esteem just goes in the tank. They think they’re judged. They think they’re unattractive.
I was an overweight kid, and my father struggled with his weight, too. We would go for a ride on his motorcycle on Sunday morning to get doughnuts, to make pizza together, or go get ice cream. I quickly learned that food equalled love and attention.
I’ve worked with producers who have told me to lose weight, and I’m not overweight, but they want you to look strange, anorexic, horrible. It’s odd. It’s like they are exerting a power over women, that they want them to look really frail.
Girls and boys would call me the Pillsbury Doughboy because I was overweight and pasty.
I never planned to lose weight. Even when I was born the doctor credited me as an overweight child in the ward. At school too, I was awarded a prize for maximum weight. So it was never like, that being fat was in fashion and I suddenly decided to get it.
There are less than 1 per cent of anorexic girls, but there more than 30 per cent of girls in France – I don’t know about England – that are much, much overweight. And it is much more dangerous and very bad for the health.
It seems the feminists are all about female freedom of expression so long as the female is overweight or transgender. You can’t pick and choose what type of women fit your agenda.
I prefer my men slightly overweight. Having said that, my ultimate dream man is Jimmy Nail and he’s skinny.
P.E. was my life in school. Without it, I wouldn’t be standing here. It gave me confidence when I was an overweight kid with a speech impediment.
If I weren’t acting, I would own my own chocolate shop in Paris. I would be a nice, overweight person that makes chocolate all day long.
Emma Bell
I was heavy and overweight as a teenager, so it’s hard to be cocky or egotistical.
I’d rather be overweight and curvy than super thin with no curves. I’m proud of my body.
I’ve never done a role because I was supposed to be the overweight guy.
Young adult novels don’t shy away from the discussion of weight issues, and ‘Blubber,’ the tale of an overweight, not-so-sympathetic fifth-grader bullied by her peers, is a refreshing take.
I don’t want to be moaning about getting older or being overweight. I just want to focus on being happy and healthy.
Fashion is quite inclusive and good at embracing different things and different forms of beauty. It’s a very liberal industry. You can be yourself. Just not overweight.
Acting has given me a way to channel my angst. I feel like an overweight, pimply faced kid a lot of the time – and finding a way to access that insecurity, and put it toward something creative is incredibly rewarding. I feel very lucky.
I thought I was attractive when I shot ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding.’ Studio executives and movie reviewers let me know I had a confidence in my looks that was not shared by them. In other words, they labeled me with words like overweight, unattractive, unappealing.
My weight was a huge issue as a young person. For my mother, for my father, and for my siblings… nobody in my family is overweight. And here I come.
A lot of people who are overweight – not everyone, but a lot of people – are dealing with issues such as emotional issues, stress issues. They become stress eaters and emotional eaters.
Ian K. Smith
I’m overweight and over 40. I usually play nurses and prison guards.
Kids who don’t play are not just at greater risk of falling behind academically, but also of becoming overweight or obese, failing to integrate socially, and even engaging in criminal activity.
When I was overweight, people called me cute.
I had a bilateral lisp, and I was overweight. I was the kid who played with the flowers on the ground in the outfield during baseball. I was that kid.
Most of your life as an actor in Hollywood, either an actress or an actor, you have to look – you have to work out, you have to look – you rarely get to play someone who’s just human, who’s real, who is overweight, even not grossly overweight, but who has aspects of just everyday life.