"Everyone has a story that makes me stronger. I know that the work I do is important and I enjoy it, but it is nice to hear the feedback of what we do to inspire others."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Richard Simmons on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Richard Simmons on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Richard Simmons on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Richard Simmons on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Richard Simmons on Maya Angelou
"But if you pick up every other magazine, it is the peanut butter diet, or the cabbage soup diet, and then you go to the radio and you hear that you can drink some solution and you will lose weight overnight. It just does not work that way!"
"Our children are obese, either have or being threatened by diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and not socially adjusting properly to others because of a lack of fitness."
"Well mine is not gimmicky - it is the 6 food groups that God made, and exercising every day. Trying to think positively."
"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 hope in my lifetime we can all continue to laugh at ourselves and not put down anyone for what they weigh."