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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority; it is not even a minority then; but it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole weight.
American humorist 1815-1885
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist - it reduces him to his fighting weight.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Spanish novelist 1964-2020
Barcelona is a very old city in which you can feel the weight of history; it is haunted by history. You cannot walk around it without perceiving it.
American politician 1940-
Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.
American professor, lecturer, author 1965-
If I feel good about my parenting, I have no interest in judging other people's choices. If I feel good about my body, I don't go around making fun of other people's weight or appearance. We're hard on each other because we're using each other as a launching pad out of our own perceived deficiency.
Thomas Henry Huxley
English biologist 1825-1895
Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
British writer and artist 1670-1733
The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don't resent them, you are not fit to live.
American television host, radio personality and producer 1973-
A friend of mine - a cameraman at MTV - lost a lot of weight from cycling, and I thought I'd try it, too, thinking whenever you look at a cyclist they all look super-skinny, so hey, why not? But then it turned into such a psychologically satisfying thing.
American writer and criticus 1932-
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
American writer 1924-1987
A man's balance depends on the weight he carries between his legs.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960
Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.
English actress, dancer and singer 1964-
As a dancer, I've always checked my body constantly: 'Am I having a good day, or am I having a fat day?' I am probably more critical of myself than anyone else. I am very tiny - 5'1 and a half inches - so there's nowhere for weight to hide.
American poet and editor 1852-1940
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.
American poet 1892-1982
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.
American businessman 1954-
Don't try to lose weight. Take delight in gaining fitness.
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