20 Famous Fat Quotes

By Radhika | 17-Sep-08 in People

Famous people say famous things and I thought it would be fun to share some quotations made by celebrities about being fat or other size related issues. And yes, I consciously made an effort of keeping the cruel remarks out! Who needs them anyway?

So here goes;

“Inside some of us is a thin person struggling to get out, but they can usually be sedated with a few pieces of chocolate cake.”
- Anonymous

“It’s okay to be fat. So you’re fat. Just be fat and shut up about it.”
- Roseanne Barr

“Brain cells come and brain cells go but fat cells live forever!”
- Anonymous

“Thin people are beautiful but fat people are adorable!”
- Jackie Gleason

“With my sunglasses on I’m Jack Nicholson; without them, I’m fat and 60!”
- Jack Nicholson

photo by lrargerich

“There’s a lot more to life than how fat or thin you are.”
- Kirstie Alley

“When we lose twenty pounds…we may be losing the best twenty pounds we have! We may be losing the pounds that contain our genius, our humanity, our love and honesty.”
- Woody Allen

“You’re either too fat or too thin. You just can’t win.”
- Natalie Imbruglia

“In the Middle Ages, they had guillotines, stretch racks, whips and chains. Nowadays, we have a much more effective torture device called the bathroom scale.”
- Stephen Phillips

“I’ve always thought of fat as just a descriptive word.”
- Camryn Manheim

“If nature had intended for our skeletons to be visible it would have put them on the outside of our bodies.”
- Elmer Rice

“I was really tired of words like ‘plus size’, ‘round’ and ‘large’. I thought, ‘come on we’re fat’.”
- Kirstie Alley

Kirstie Alley
photo by alan-light

“I recently had my annual physical examination, which I get once every seven years, and when the nurse weighed me, I was shocked to discover how much stronger the Earth's gravitational pull has become since 1990.“
- Dave Barry

“I am a nutritional overachiever!”
- Anonymous

“If I had been around when Rubens was painting, I would have been revered as a fabulous model. Kate Moss? Well, she would have been the paintbrush!”
- Dawn French

“The reason fat people are happy is that their nerves are well protected.”
- Luciano Pavarotti

“I have gained and lost the same ten pounds so many times over and over again my cellulite must have déjà vu.”
- Jane Wagner

“I am in shape. Round is a shape.”
- Anonymous

“I hate overweight, because it implies that there’s a weight standard I should be adhering to.”
- Camryn Manheim

Don’t go out of your weigh to please anyone but yourself.”
- Anonymous

Do you have a quotation that inspires you, motivates you, fills you with pride or maybe just makes you laugh? Share your favorite fat quote with us and tell us why you love it.


Some good ones here, I especially like that Woody Allen quote, very humorous.

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