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I try to give to the poor people for love
what the rich could get for money.
No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds;
yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
- Mother Teresa

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All through school, I was losing hundreds of pounds in school,
so that's a journey - that's an old journey.
I'm tired of that.
I know that road.
- Luther Vandross

We haven't sat down with Scott and Caroline and said,
Now you realize that there's X amount of pounds of thrust.
And this can happen and that can happen.
- Christa McAuliffe

Yes, I know and then in the same time period within
those nine years I lost 150 pounds.
- Star Jones

 

One pound of uranium is worth about 3 million pounds worth of coal or oil.
- James Lovelock

Though I weigh only 120 pounds, when I'm mad,
I weigh a ton.
- Thomas Starr King

I went from 118 pounds to 135 pounds in a few months.
But, I still didn't know anything about food.
- Warren Cuccurullo

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Around age 40 I put on twenty pounds.
I had always had a perfect metabolism.
But, my metabolism betrayed me as it does most people,
except a very rare few who will always be thin.
- Suzanne Somers

I consider anybody who weighs over 200 pounds fat,
and time was when I could not refrain from telling such people so.
- Gloria Swanson

Leaving America is like losing twenty pounds and finding a new girlfriend.
- Phil Ochs

I gained 60 pounds, and I'm proud of it.
Why do I need to watch my weight when I'm pregnant?
I could eat whatever the hell I want to eat.
- Kate Hudson

Where is the indignation about the fact that the US
and USSR have thirty thousand pounds of destructive
force for every human being in the world?
- Norman Cousins

I want to get back to my fighting weight of 98 pounds.
I have the exact measurements of that guy from the movie,
Powder.
Right now, I am the reigning West Coast Powder.
- David Spade

As the years go by, I've added a few pounds on,
and I like it.
I like it that I look a little softer.
- Victoria Principal

If Edwards gained 60 pounds and lost all his hair,
he'd look like Dick Cheney!
- Neil Cavuto

I've caught fish as big as I am.
I've caught marlin close to 300 pounds.
- Merlin Olsen

We spend billions of pounds on welfare,
yet millions are trapped on welfare.
It's not worth their while going into work.
- David Cameron

My Mum brought me up to believe that if you look after
the pennies then the pounds look after themselves,
and I could never do it.
- Damien Hirst

My mother always wanted me to be glamorous.
When I thought about that, it really fired me up,
and once I lost all those pounds, I started to feel
really good about myself.
- Etta James

Every citizen who stops smoking, or loses a few pounds,
or starts managing his chronic disease with real diligence,
is caulking a crack for the benefit of us all.
- Mitch Daniels

I adore art...
when I am alone with my notes, my heart pounds and
the tears stream from my eyes,
and my emotion and my joys are too much to bear.
- Giuseppe Verdi

How in the world any one weighing 185 pounds can be cute is beyond me.
- Vaughn Monroe

It's better to have loved and lost than to have to
do forty pounds of laundry a week.
- Laurence J. Peter

We estimated that we could make one of four cylinders
with 4 inch bore and 4 inch stroke,
weighing not over two hundred pounds,
including all accessories.
- Orville Wright

In this year 1634, I purchased the moiety of thirteen
houses in the Strand for five hundred and thirty pounds.
- William Lilly

I lost 30 pounds to play my character in 'The Mexican',
but people don't take to skinny mafia men,
and I don't feel right when I'm thin.
- James Gandolfini

Basically, what happened was, I had moved out to Los Angeles,
I was pretty damn lazy and I put on some pounds.
- Jason Biggs

What I learned, a little too late, was that the 'traditional'
Martin Short target viewer weighs under 300 pounds.
Unfortunately, I was on during daytime.
- Martin Short

I was as big as I have ever been.
I had a personal trainer and was working out.
I was feeling good.
I was muscular.
I had never weighed more than 155 pounds.
- Marc Wallice

What government has been doing, we've got major programmes now,
of billions of pounds, which are directed by central
government into these areas of deprivation.
- John Prescott

I am actually 7 foot and and one-half inches tall.
I say Seven two because it's easier.
Unlike some tall skinny guys I am really "big" weighing around 350 pounds.
- Richard Kiel

I thought to myself, Join the army.
It's free.
So I figured while I'm here I'll lose a few pounds.
- John Candy

In a thousand pounds of law there is not an ounce of love.
- John Ray

Yes, some people say to me you're too skinny,
but never a skinny person says that to me,
only people who could lose a few pounds say that.
- Karl Lagerfeld

We never did a lot of weights, but a lot of repetitions.
The most I would use doing squats was 300 pounds.
- Eric Heiden

I thought I had too much money to be happy and normal.
Thousand of pounds is just too much for a working person
to handle all of a sudden,
and I felt I didn't deserve it.
- Peter Green

I have a face that is a cross between two pounds of
halibut and an explosion in an old clothes closet.
- David Niven

When my babe was born, they said it was premature.
It weighed only four pounds; but God let it live.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

I believe that behind both the person who weighs 400
pounds and the one who weighs 85 there is a lot of baggage,
and it has nothing to do with their bodies.
- Kirstie Alley

Very good wine was bought at ten pounds per pipe,
the contract price; but the superior quality was fifteen pounds;
and some of this was not much inferior to the best London Madeira.
- William Bligh

I always use the same guitar; I got this guitar years
and years ago for nine pounds.
It's still got the same strings on it.
- Brian Eno

Who authorised the spend of millions of pounds and
thousands of man hours into a stale,
historical situation from three decades ago -
with virtually no complaints made?
- Jonathan King

Meat is an inefficient way to eat.
An acre of land can yield 20,000 pounds of potatoes,
but that same acre would only graze enough cows to get 165 pounds of meat.
- Alexandra Paul

I'm scared to death of being poor.
It's like a fat girl who loses 500 pounds but is always fat inside.
I grew up poor and will always feel poor inside.
It's my pet paranoia.
- Cher

I wasn't eating.
I wasn't sleeping.
All I was doing was cocaine.
I stayed awake for about two weeks, locked in my bedroom.
I went down from a 142 pounds to 110 pounds.
- Andy Gibb

I am now a turtle.
Virtually everything I own is on my back and suffice
it to say I am one ton lighter and therefore 2,000 pounds happier.
All houses are gone.
- Bobby Darin

There are many, many people who have lost 100 pounds and kept it off.
- Robert Atkins

Take care of the pence, for the pounds will take care of themselves.
- William Lowndes

Now I walk every where I can.
I also ride a stationary bicycle for a total of 30 minutes.
I do it three or more times a week now and I have lost 20 pounds.
- Della Reese

It is now common knowledge that the average American
gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
- Marilu Henner

An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.
- Mae West

When you gain 50 pounds during pregnancy like I did,
you fear that you'll never get back in shape.
- Charisma Carpenter

I'm like the universe; either expanding or contracting at any given moment.
The most that I had put on was about 35,
36 pounds, and I've taken all of that off.
- Sean Astin

Believe me, you lose more than a gallon of fluids during a race.
You could lose between six and 10 pounds during a race,
depending on hot it is.
- Michael Andretti

In two decades I've lost a total of 789 pounds.
I should be hanging from a charm bracelet.
- Erma Bombeck

With twelve horse power at our command,
we considered that we could permit the weight of the
machine with operator to rise to 750 or 800 pounds,
and still have as much surplus power as we had originally
allowed for in the first estimate of 550 pounds.
- Orville Wright

There is no intrinsic worth in money but what is alterable with the times,
and whether a guinea goes for twenty pounds or for a shilling,
it is the labor of the poor and not the high and low
value that is set on gold or silver,
which all the comforts of life must arise from.
- Bernard de Mandeville

I don't think so, in that Virgin is already a global brand.
Brands like Amazon have had to spend hundreds of millions of pounds you know,
building their brands, whereas Virgin is already well-known around the world.
- Richard Branson

As a kid I was short and only weighed 95 pounds.
And though I was active in a lot of Sports and got
along with most of the guys,
I think I used comedy as a defense mechanism.
You know making someone laugh is a much better way
to solve a problem than by using your fists.
- Tim Conway

In Paris they have special wheelchairs that go through every doorway.
They don't change the doorways, they change the wheelchairs.
To hell with the people!
If someone weighs a couple more pounds,
that's it!
- Itzhak Perlman

I had started losing weight.
I mean he didn't know anything about the journey that
I was on at that point obviously but from my highest
weight of just over 300 pounds I lost about 45 pounds.
- Star Jones

The one I was driving for at the time,
Nissan, they pulled out after they won the championship,
because it was costing millions of pounds to do a national championship and ok,
that might be ok when you're doing an international championship,
but not for a national one.
- David Leslie

The former measured six feet and an inch in his stockings,
and, without a single pound of cumbrous flesh about him,
weighed a hundred and eighty.
The latter was an inch shorter than his rival,
and ten pounds lighter; but he was much the most active of the two.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course,
without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste,
surround himself with books, all in his own language,
and thence forward have at least one place in the world.
- Augustine Birrell

The truth, Prime Minister, is that you have run out of our money.
The country as a whole is now in negative equity.
Every British child is born owing around 20,000 pounds.
Servicing the interest on that debt is going to cost
more than educating the child.
- Daniel Hannan

I did kung fu up until two weeks before Benjamin was born,
and yoga three days a week.
I think a lot of people get pregnant and decide they
can turn into garbage disposals.
I was mindful about what I ate, and I gained only 30 pounds.
- Gisele Bundchen

I'd get a shell, they weighed about 80 pounds I think,
but when I was 19 or 20 that was nothing.
I'd take a shell and a bag of powder,
I'd put it in the hoist and then I would send it up to the gun.
- Barney Ross

As Mark Weiner puts it, whether you gain 50 pounds or lose 50 pounds,
whether you have a sex change operation for that matter,
that it doesn't matter, that there is some part of
ourselves that we cannot escape.
- Todd Solondz

We did a gig at the Marquee and we were supposed to
be paid five pounds but we never got it,
and it cost us something like 10 pounds in petrol to get there to do it.
So what we did was steal some equipment from The Marquee.
- Andy Partridge

I think we raised about 20,000 pounds.
There was a live performance thing so we thought we'd
donate the equipment for an online charity in Britain.
I hated to part with my guitar, but it was for such a great cause.
- Dan Hawkins

During our travels, the Indians entertained me well;
and their affection for me was so great,
that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others,
although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me,
on purpose to give me a parole to go home.
- Daniel Boone


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