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Obesity Quotes

Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in.

Author: Kingsley Amis (1922-1995)

Profession: British Novelist

I don't weigh a pound over one hundred and eighty and, what's more, I never did.

Author: Fatty Arbuckle (1887-1933)

Profession: American Actor, Director, Producer

The obese is in a total delirium. For he is not only large, of a size opposed to normal morphology: he is larger than large. He no longer makes sense in some distinctive opposition, but in his excess, his redundancy.

Author: Jean Baudrillard

Profession: French Postmodern Philosopher, Writer

Every day the fat woman dies a series of small deaths.

Author: Shelley Bovey

Profession: British Feminist

I don't mind that I'm fat. You still get the same money.

Author: Marlon Brando (1924)

Profession: American Actor, Director

Imprisoned in every fat man, a thin one is wildly signaling to be let out.

Author: Cyril Connolly (1903-1974)

Profession: British Critic

I have always wanted a mistress who was fat, and I have never found one. To make a fool of me, they are always pregnant.

Author: Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Profession: French Artist

it's a sex object if you're pretty and no love or love and no sex if you're fat

Author: Nikki Giovanni (1943)

Profession: American Poet

Thin people are beautiful, but fat people are adorable.

Author: Jackie Gleason (1916- 1987)

Profession: American Actor

Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs? No -- no, your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society, and setting the whole community by the ears.

Author: Washington Irving (1783-1859)

Profession: American Author

Some people are born to fatness. Others have to get there.

Author: Les Murray


How easy for those who do not bulge to not overindulge!

Author: Ogden Nash (1902-1971)

Profession: American Humorous Poet

Fat is a social disease, and fat is a feminist issue.

Author: Susie Orbach


Fat is a way of saying ''no'' to powerlessness and self-denial.

Author: Susie Orbach


There is no need to worry about mere size. We do not necessarily respect a fat man more than a thin man. Sir Isaac Newton was very much smaller than a hippopotamus, but we do not on that account value him less.

Author: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

Profession: British Philosopher, Mathematician, Essayist