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Quotations about Diets


Diets, the food and drink that we habitually consume, play a crucial role in shaping our health, well-being, and quality of life. They can reflect our culture, beliefs, personal preferences, and health goals. With an abundance of dietary approaches and philosophies, the path to balanced and healthy eating can often seem like a complex journey.

This collection of funny quotations delves into the world of diets. They explore the relationship between food and health, the importance of mindful eating, the challenges and benefits of different diets, and the pursuit of a balanced lifestyle. Drawn from nutritionists, health experts, and individuals who've navigated their own dietary journeys, these quotes offer a broad perspective on diets. Whether you're considering a new diet, aiming to make more health-conscious choices, or exploring the intersection of food and health, these quotations will provide insights, inspiration, and food for thought.

quotations about diets

"I don't stop eating when I'm full. The meal isn't over when I'm full. It's over when I hate myself." Louis C. K. (American stand-up comedian, 1967-)

"It's all fun and games until your jeans don't fit." Anon

"The best way to lose weight is to watch your food – just watch it, don't eat it." Ed Koch (American politician, 1924-2013)

"Health food makes me sick." Calvin Trillin (American journalist and writer, 1935-)

"I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster." Joe E. Lewis (American comedian, 1902-1971)

"Pasta doesn't make you fat. How much pasta you eat makes you fat." Giada De Laurentiis (Italian-American chef, 1970-)

"If we're not meant to have midnight snacks, why is there a light in the fridge?" Anon

"Dear stomach, you are bored, not hungry." Anon

"You are not going to get the butt you want by sitting on it." Anon

"My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people." Orson Welles (American actor and film director, 1915-85)

"I tried every diet in the book. I tried some that weren't in the book. I tried eating the book. It tasted better than most of the diets." Dolly Parton (American singer and songwriter, 1946-)

"The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not." Mark Twain (American writer, 1835-1910)

"When I buy cookies I eat just four and throw the rest away. But first I spray them with Raid so I won't dig them out of the garbage later. Be careful, though, because Raid really doesn't taste that bad." Janette Barber (American comedian and producer, 1953-)

"A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand." Anon

"The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook." Julia Child (American cook, 1912-2004)

"Give me a dozen heart-breaks like that if you think it would help me lose one pound." Colette (French novelist, 1873-1954)

"I'm on a whisky diet. I've lost three days already." Tommy Cooper (British comedian, 1921-84)

"You die of a heart attack, but so what? You die thin." Bob Geldof (Irish rock musician, 1954-) talking about the Atkins diet

"I'm of the pie-eaters' liberation front. I'm fat and proud to be fat." Boris Johnson (British Conservative politician, 1964-)

"Little snax. Bigger slax." Anon

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