35 Incredible Richard Simmons Quotes

35 Incredible Richard Simmons Quotes

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Richard Simmons, born as Milton Teagle Simmons, is an actor and fitness guru from New Orleans, Louisiana. He is infamous in the weight loss world and has produced a mass amount of work out tapes, his most famous being Sweatin’ to the Oldies. He is set apart by his flamboyant and unique personality.

“A kid who moves is a kid who learns.”

“Back in the 70s and 80s, women felt the discrimination of being overweight. And now 35% of the letters I receive are from men.”

“Count your blessings. You are one of a kind. There’s no one in the world like you. You are amazing.”

“Even though my work is whimsical. I have a very serious job. I cry more than I laugh.”

“Every morning I get up, I ask God what he wants me to do, ask him to lead me to the right people to help them.”

“Everyone in this world is somehow connected. So why not just be nice to everybody.”

“For my workout, I’m up at 4 A.M. I say my prayers, count my blessings, and I work out right away. I just get it done.”

“I consider myself a court jester- motivator.”

“I don’t know about you, but every time some joker points me out as I walk through an airport wearing extra small Dolfin shorts, a tank top and leg warmers, I get a little upset.”

“I have been up to my head just with calling people, I call about 50 to 100 people a day.”

“I have loved deeply. I have lost intensely. I will never love again. I get that love by people who care for me.”

“I have rules about eating, exercising and rules about staying positive. And these rules are sacred to me.”

“I might as well be gay. And not just because I love rhinestones and Barbara Streisand. But because I’m a sensitive person who is supportive of gay people the same way I’m sensitive to
grossly obese people and ugly people.”

“I own thousands and thousands of songs.”

“I show them the funny part, the silly part, the laughing part, the crazy part and then the really deep, deep part where I’m talking from my heart to these people. Because I’ve been through
everything they’ve been through.”

“I spent my childhood eating. The only exercise I got was trying to twist off the cap of a jar of mayonnaise.”

“I suffered from eating disorders when I was just a kid. I did not like me or the way I looked. But back then, you could not tell anyone.”

“I think at the age of 50, everyone should write their own autobiography.”

“If your oxygen mask drops down, it’s time to take a breather. ”

“It’s an eerie thing. My childhood is being washed away. ”

“It’s the most magical place in the world. ”

“I’ve always practiced this: Love yourself. Move your body. Watch your portions.”

“I’ve been going to shopping malls since I was on General Hospital.”

“I’ve never lived in the visual world. I live very much in an emotional contact world.”

“Most workouts are way too aggressive. Thousands of lunges wear out the body.”

“My nickname is Dickie Jukebox. ”

“No one is perfect…absolutely no one. Like precious stones, we have a few flaws, but why focus on that? Focus on what you like about yourself, and that will bring you happiness and peace.”

“No tricks, gimmicks, special pills, special potions, special equipment. All it takes is desire and will. ”

“Number one, like yourself. Number two, you have to eat healthy. And number three, you’ve got to squeeze your buns. That’s my formula.”

“One day I may be meeting you and hearing how you’ve changed your life by saying, farewell to fat!”

“That’s what we need going into the millenium. We need some positive, happy stuff. ”

“The real pride, the real present, is your health and your longevity. My whole career, I have never done anything where competition was involved with weight loss.”

“There’ll always be some weird thing about eating four grapes before you go to bed, or drinking a special tea, or buying this little bean from El Savador. ”

“When I go to bed at night, I ask God to give me another day; I ask him to keep strong and make me a good teacher and to keep spreading this right word.”

“You shouldn’t make fun of people who have issues. ”