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    How do you get motivated? By knowing your worth. Americans do not know how worthy they are. You deserve to be healthy, but a lot of times, people have, as childs been told - as a children been told that they're no good, that they're never going to be anything else.
    — Richard Simmons
    When I talk to kids who are overweight, I see my face on their bodies.
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: body  kids 
     
    When you gain weight, for every pound that you gain, it adds four pounds of stress on your knees. So if you gain five pounds, you've got 20 pounds of stress on your knees. So that's why I'm extremely careful with my portions and my workout, because I can't be overweight.
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: stress  pounds 
     
    It's my life dream to be able to go and continue going to schools and teaching them about stretching and aerobics, cardio and strength training, because I want them to have a better life than I did. I don't want them to grow up to be me. I want them to be healthy. I want them not to go through eating disorders [like me].
    — Richard Simmons
    I have never lied to the people. I have always told them to love themselves, to move their body, and to watch their portions. I never jumped on any other bandwagons for stupid diets or shots or pills or anything. I'm very worried about our young people. And we need to take care of them, or they're not going to live as long as their parents. And this is really something very important to me.
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: people  live  young  body  care  parent 
     
    Everyone in Senate is a hurdle, but everyone in there has children. Everyone in there has grandchildren. No one wants to see our kids continue to gain weight, have high blood pressure high cholesterol, diabetes, and depression.
    — Richard Simmons
    Everything I did with my life I did so that I could give my parents everything they didn't have because of me.
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: parent 
     
    You know, if your parents didn't have you, they'd be living in a nicer home, driving a Mercedes-Benz, with money in the bank and a boat. But noooooo. They had to have you! You've got to give back!
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: living  money  parent 
     
    I took desperate measures to lose weight and did terrible things to myself. I went from diet pills to thirty laxatives a day to throwing up.
    — Richard Simmons
    If you want to get the body you've always dreamed of, you have to earn it. You can't buy it, you can't rent it. You have to earn it. My formula has always been love yourself, move your body, watch your portions. And it sounds so easy, but it is not.
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: body 
     
    I have a one of a kind collection of dolls. My house is like a museum.
    — Richard Simmons
    Stop trying to find something in food that will make you feel better.
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: food 
     
    Most workouts are way too aggressive. Thousands of lunges wear out the body. It's not healthy for the one with the bad back, bad knees, diabetes. I'm never going to do that.
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: body  bad  healthy 
     
    My way is the sensitive, emotional way, because that's who I am. A day doesn't go by where I don't sit and cry, listening to the stories. I try to be the clown and court jester and make people laugh.
    — Richard Simmons
    For many years, my formula has been to love yourself, move your body and to watch portion size. But the No. 1 thing is to love and value yourself, no matter what you've been through.
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: value  body  year 
     
    For my workout, I'm up at 4am. I say my prayers, count my blessings, and I work out right away. I just get it done. One day I'll tone - chest, back and shoulders - and the next day it's biceps and triceps. I also do 45 minutes of cardio every day. I do that before I even leave the house.
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: work  blessing  right  prayer 
     
    I was born with a crippled leg. I wore a corrective shoes since I was three years old and I still wear them.
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: year 
     
    It's terrible, the way obese children and adults are treated in this country [USA]. And I'm not leaving this Earth until that is changed.
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: children  adult  earth  child 
     
    Back in the 70s and 80s, women felt the discrimination of being overweight. And now 35% of the letters I receive are from men.
    — Richard Simmons
    tags: men  women 
     
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