Quotes & Promises
Inspirational & Famous Quotes
Definitions & Meanings
And God said, “Behold, I have
given you every plant yielding
seed that is on the face of all
the earth, and every tree with
seed in its fruit. You shall have
them for food.
And God blessed Noah and his sons
and said to them, “Be fruitful and
multiply and fill the earth. The
fear of you and the dread of you
shall be upon every beast of the
earth and upon every bird of the
heavens, upon everything that
creeps on the ground and all the
fish of the sea. Into your hand
they are delivered. Every moving
thing that lives shall be food for
you. And as I gave you the green
plants, I give you everything.
A land of wheat and barley, of
vines and fig trees and
pomegranates, a land of olive
trees and honey,
And at mealtime Boaz said to her,
“Come here and eat some bread and
dip your morsel in the wine.” So
she sat beside the reapers, and he
passed to her roasted grain. And
she ate until she was satisfied,
and she had some left over.
Honey and curds and sheep and
cheese from the herd, for David
and the people with him to eat,
for they said, “The people are
hungry and weary and thirsty in
(2 Samuel 17:29)
“Go, gather all the Jews to be
found in Susa, and hold a fast on
my behalf, and do not eat or drink
for three days, night or day. I
and my young women will also fast
as you do. Then I will go to the
king, though it is against the
law, and if I perish, I perish.”
But I, when they were sick— I wore
sackcloth; I afflicted myself with
fasting; I prayed with head bowed
on my chest.
“And you, take wheat and barley,
beans and lentils, millet and
emmer, and put them into a single
vessel and make your bread from
them. During the number of days
that you lie on your side, 390
days, you shall eat it.
“Test your servants for ten days;
let us be given vegetables to eat
and water to drink.
At the end of ten days it was seen
that they were better in
appearance and fatter in flesh
than all the youths who ate the
And the people of Nineveh believed
God. They called for a fast and
put on sackcloth, from the
greatest of them to the least of
And after fasting forty days and
forty nights, he was hungry.
“And when you fast, do not look
gloomy like the hypocrites, for
they disfigure their faces that
their fasting may be seen by
others. Truly, I say to you, they
have received their reward.
They gave him a piece of broiled
fish, and he took it and ate
And when they had appointed elders
for them in every church, with
prayer and fasting they committed
them to the Lord in whom they had
Or do you not know that your body
is a temple of the Holy Spirit
within you, whom you have from
God? You are not your own,
(1 Corinthians 6:19)
So, whether you eat or drink, or
whatever you do, do all to the
glory of God.
(1 Corinthians 10:31)
As for the one who is weak in
faith, welcome him, but not to
quarrel over opinions. One person
believes he may eat anything,
while the weak person eats only
vegetables. Let not the one who
eats despise the one who abstains,
and let not the one who abstains
pass judgment on the one who eats,
for God has welcomed him. Who are
you to pass judgment on the
servant of another? It is before
his own master that he stands or
falls. And he will be upheld, for
the Lord is able to make him
stand. One person esteems one day
as better than another, while
another esteems all days alike.
Each one should be fully convinced
in his own mind. ...
Do not be deceived: God is not
mocked, for whatever one sows,
that will he also reap. For the
one who sows to his own flesh will
from the flesh reap corruption,
but the one who sows to the Spirit
will from the Spirit reap eternal
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
I don't believe in dieting.
--Joan Collins – American Actress
I highly recommend worrying. It is
much more effective than dieting.
--William Powell – American Actor
Born 1892 Died 1984
I started dieting. I dieted,
dieted, dieted and tried all the
diets and I would lose and then I
would go back to normal eating and
would put it on and then some.
--Suzanne Somers – American Actress
I think dieting is bad for you.
--Joan Collins – American Actress
Our society's strong emphasis on
dieting and self-image can
sometimes lead to eating
disorders. We know that more than
5 million Americans suffer from
eating disorders, most of them
--Tipper Gore – American Celebrity
Adopting a new healthier lifestyle
can involve changing diet to
include more fresh fruit and
vegetables as well as increasing
levels of exercise.
--Linford Christie – British Athlete
Diets, like clothes, should be
tailored to you.
--Joan Rivers – American Comedian
I don't believe in depriving
myself of any food or being
imprisoned by a diet.
--Joely Fisher – American Actress
I don't believe in fad diets.
--Jenny Craig – Australian Celebrity
I don't eat junk foods and I don't
think junk thoughts.
--Peace Pilgrim – American Activist
Born 1908 Died 1981
I have been dairy free for several
years, and I started because I
felt it was going to reduce my
allergies, which it did, and help
me lose weight, which it did.
--Fran Drescher – American Actress
I never worry about diets. The
only carrots that interest me are
the number you get in a diamond.
--Mae West – American Actress Born
1893 Died 1980
If you've got a big gut and you
start doing sit-ups, you are going
to get bigger because you build up
the muscle. You've got to get rid
of that fat! How do you get rid of
fat? By changing your diet.
--Jack LaLanne – American Athlete
Born 1914 Died 2011
Leave the table while you still
feel you could eat a little more.
--Helena Rubinstein – Polish
Businessman Born 1870 Died 1965
My doctor told me to stop having
intimate dinners for four. Unless
there are three other people.
--Orson Welles – American Actor Born
1915 Died 1985
The best way to lose weight is to
close your mouth - something very
difficult for a politician. Or
watch your food - just watch it,
don't eat it.
--Edward Koch – American Politician
The second day of a diet is always
easier than the first. By the
second day you're off it.
--Jackie Gleason – American Actor
Born 1916 Died 1987
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I
suggest carrot cake, zucchini
bread, and pumpkin pie.
--Jim Davis – American Cartoonist