Other People's Words 12-30-07

One of my favorite quotations is a Japanese proverb: Fall down seven times, get up eight.

Here are some others I like:

People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas. ~Author Unknown

The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books – how not to eat what you’ve just learned how to cook. ~Andy Rooney

Food is like sex: when you abstain, even the worst stuff begins to look good. ~Beth McCollister

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 that Raid really doesn’t taste that bad. ~Janette Barber

To ask women to become unnaturally thin is to ask them to relinquish their sexuality. ~ Naomi Wolf

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. ~Mark Twain

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. ~Spanish proverb