GMO herbicide-tolerant crops have led to a 527 million pound increase in herbicide use in the U.S. between 1996 and 2011.
— Zoe Lister-Jones
I used to be really cute. I could send you earlier photos where I'm stunning. But I've gained about twenty pounds over the past two years, and the more weight I've put on, the more success I've had. If you drew a diagram of weight gain and me getting more work, a mathematician would draw some conclusions from that.
— Zach Galifianakis
Let them say what they want. I will not demand that the Jewish Agency allocate a sum of 300,000 or 100,000 pounds sterling to help European Jewry. And I think that whoever demands such things is performing an anti-Zionist act.
— Yitzhak Gruenbaum
I'm the kind of person to wait until I've gained ten pounds to start exercising.
— Yasmine Bleeth
They wrote that I'd gained 30 pounds over the summer and lost it in a week because I was dating three guys at once!
— Yasmine Bleeth
You don't get hurt running straight ahead...three-yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust offense. I will pound you and pound you until you quit.
— Woody Hayes
Even though I never really had to pound the pavement as an actor, I always worked really hard. But, at the same time, I always felt like people thought that I didn't have to struggle even though I was struggling.
— Winona Ryder
They call Ray Robinson the best fighter, pound for pound. I'm the best fighter, ounce for ounce.
— Willie Pep
One pound invested for five years gives the same result as five pounds invested for one year, the product being five pound years.
— William Stanley Jevons
In this year 1634, I purchased the moiety of thirteen houses in the Strand for five hundred and thirty pounds.
— William Lilly
People sometimes say that it's cheaper to give their kids a couple of pounds to get themselves a burger or pizza. I don't mind people doing that, but not every night. It's like everything in life, you've got to get the balance right.
— William Katt
They have just succeeded in raising the two thousand pounds here, by subscription, that was wanted towards an exploration fund, for fitting out an expedition, that will probably start for the interior of our continent next March.
— William John Wills
Beef also was difficult to be procured and exceedingly poor; the price nearly sixpence farthing per pound.
— William Bligh
No matter how successful I become as a playwright, my mother would be thrilled to hear me tell her that I'd just lost twenty pounds, gotten married and become a lawyer.
— Wendy Wasserstein
I went to the 30th reunion of my preschool. I didn't want to go, because I've put on like a hundred pounds.
— Wendy Liebman
I went from 118 pounds to 135 pounds in a few months. But, I still didn't know anything about food.
— Warren Cuccurullo
Let a gentleman be known to have been cheated of twenty pounds, and it costs him forty a-year for the remainder of his life.
— Walter Savage Landor
An ounce of doing things is worth a pound of theorizing.
— Wallace D. Wattles
Faint heart never won fair lady! Nothing venture, nothing win Blood is thick, but water's thin In for a penny, in for a pound It's Love that makes the world go 'round!
— W. S. Gilbert
Spring is beautiful, and smells sweet. Spring is when you shake the curtains, and pound on the rugs, and take off your long underwear, and wash in all the corners.
— Virginia Cary Hudson
I look back at pictures of myself and I remember thinking, "I was so fat when I was growing up. I was 165 pounds when I graduated from high school. I was a mess".
— Viola Davis
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
I want to be one of the greats. I want to be the pound for pound king and I know what it takes to get there.
— Victor Ortiz
How in the world any one weighing 185 pounds can be cute is beyond me.
— Vaughn Monroe
The thing that I've learned is to stay ready to be ready, and I tell this to young people all the time. You don't have time to get ready. So, what that means to me is if you don't like your hair, your weave is wack, your teeth need fixing, if your attitude needs adjusting and you need therapy, you really want to lose 10 pounds - whatever that is for you - then you need to work on it starting now.
— Vanessa Bell Calloway
I get hired to be a certain character, but I cannot change my look especially since I have been in the business this long. I can't gain 20 pounds and wonder why I am not working anymore or I'd have to transition into other types of roles. You have to take care of yourself and be vigilant.
— Vanessa Bell Calloway
I made my living being 20 or 30 pounds heavier than the average model. And that's where I got famous.
— Tyra Banks
A pound of Alaskan king crab legs and buffalo shrimp = happy Travie.
— Travie McCoy
Don't even wait until you've lost a pound. The minute you can push the plate away with food still on it, give yourself a pat on the back.
— Tony Robbins
You're far more likely to lose the weight and keep it off if you lose slowly, perhaps ½ to 1 pound a week, exercise moderately, and find that replacement for comfort, connection, and control. That's a doable long-term plan.
— Tony Robbins
I think everyone's had their pound of flesh and now it's time to move on.
— Tony Blair
Last night I dreamt I ate a ten pound marshmallow. When I woke up the pillow was gone.
— Tommy Cooper
Researchers measure that the average major-league pitcher puts 40 pounds of pressure on his shoulder by cocking and releasing the baseball. Curious how much more the body could take, those same researchers tested cadavers. The shoulder broke apart at just beyond 40 pounds.
— Tom Verducci
Every time you need protein, get yourself a boiled egg in. But your main meals would be chicken, or hummus, or white fish. You can lose about a pound a day. But you can do this stuff over a period of time, and you can have your happy days. It's about motivation and it has to be something that's realistic for you to keep up.
— Tom Hardy
Keep your jacket buttoned. Always. It's just really flattering-it will take pounds off you.
— Tom Ford
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
I get my sticks and go out to the shed, and I pound on that drum like it was my boss's head.
— Todd Rundgren
She wanted to feel him pound away her fears, a hammer to smash through all her guilt and pain and emptiness.
— Tina St. John
This week, penny collector Gene Sukie went to the bank and cashed in ten thousand pounds of pennies he had collected over 34 years, which were worth over fourteen thousand dollars. And, of course, I was in line behind him.
— Tina Fey
I personally think that a couple of pounds a week - maybe rising to almost £3 a week - is a reasonable price for Britain to achieve a degree of energy security to reduce its total dependence on fossil fuels and to honour its commitments to cut green house gases.
— Tim Yeo