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William Banting Quotes and Sayings

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My other bodily ailments have become mere matters of history.
- William Banting

Yet the evil still increased, and, like the parasite of barnacles on a ship,
if it did not destroy the structure,
it obstructed its fair,
comfortable progress in the path of life.
- William Banting

I am now in that happy comfortable state that I do
not hesitate to indulge in any fancy in regard to diet,
but watch the consequences, and do not continue any
course which adds to weight or bulk and consequent discomfort.
- William Banting

I am most thankful to Almighty Providence for mercies received,
and determined still to press the case into public
notice as a token of gratitude.
- William Banting

 

It is true I gained muscular vigour,
but with it a prodigious appetite,
which I was compelled to indulge, and consequently increased in weight,
until my kind old friend advised me to forsake the exercise.
- William Banting

I am fully persuaded that thousands of our fellow-men
might profit equally by a similar course to mine;
but,
constitutions not being all alike, a different course
of treatment may be advisable for the removal of so
tormenting an affliction.
- William Banting

Experience has taught me to believe that,
these human beans are the most insidious enemies man,
with a tendency to corpulence in advanced life,
can possess, though eminently friendly to youth.
- William Banting

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At one time I thought the Editor of the Lancet would
kindly publish a letter from me on the subject,
but further reflection led me to doubt whether so insignificant
an individual would be noticed without some special introduction.
- William Banting

The very gradual reductions in my weight which I am able to show,
may be interesting to many, and I have great pleasure in stating them,
believing that they serve to demonstrate further the
merit of the system pursued.
- William Banting

My diminished girth, in tailor phraseology,
was hardly conceivable even by my own friends,
or my respected medical adviser, until I put on my former clothing,
over what I now wear, which is a thoroughly convincing
proof of the remarkable change.
- William Banting

Few men have led a more active life -
bodily or mentally -
from a constitutional anxiety for regularity,
precision, and order, during fifty years' business career,
from which I had retired.
- William Banting

The great charm and comfort of the system is,
that its affects are palpable within a week of trial,
which creates a natural stimulus to persevere for few weeks more,
when the fact becomes established beyond question.
- William Banting

For the sake of argument and illustration I will presume
that certain articles of ordinary diet,
however beneficial in youth, are prejudicial in advanced life,
like beans to a horse, whose common ordinary food is hay and corn.
- William Banting

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein PHOTO

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr. PHOTO

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy PHOTO

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon PHOTO

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side
of every fear is a freedom.
- Marilyn Ferguson

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

The best relationship is one in which
your love for each other
exceeds your need for each other.
- Anonymous

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love does not consist in gazing at each other,
but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

Lovers embrace that which is between them
rather than each other.
- Khalil Gibran

To carry each other is not a burden at all
but a kind of privilege.
- Bono

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Decide questions without regard for tradition -
one way or the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Courage is the ladder on which all other virtues mount.
- Clare Boothe Luce

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We win justice quickest by rendering
justice to the other party.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
- John F. Kennedy

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long.
If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

There is a higher court than courts of justice
and that is the court of conscience.
It supersedes all other courts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Where love reigns, there is no will to power;
and where the will to power is paramount, love is lacking.
The one is but the shadow of the other.
- Carl Jung


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